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Danniella Westbrook confirms heartbreaking cancer diagnosis

Danniella Westbrook confirms heartbreaking cancer diagnosis

Entertainment
Doctors failed to spot Danniella's illness, believing she was pregnant, after finding a clot the size of a tangerine in her womb.The EastEnders actress – who now lives in Spain – later collapsed in agony while back the UK and best mate Kerry Katona rushed her to the hospital.It was there she received the devastating news.Danniella Westbrook, 44 – a former drug addict – was so upset by her diagnosis she turned to cocaine to cope. Related Articles "I've always said I am not scared of dying," she told the Sunday Mirror."But when the doctor said, 'You have cancer', straight away my thoughts turned to Jade and that I don’t want to die. I know I need to fight."The mother-of-two will have a hysterectomy in three weeks and she's waiting to...
Egypt official confirms 'strange odour' in couple's room

Egypt official confirms 'strange odour' in couple's room

World
There was a "strange odour" in the Egyptian hotel room where a British couple died, the local governor has confirmed. The daughter of John and Susan Cooper, from Burnley, Lancashire, believes there was something in their room that killed them.Kelly Ormerod, who had been on holiday with her parents, revealed her daughter "could smell something that was a little bit funny" in her grandparents' room.They attempted to cover the smell by spraying "a little bit of perfume" after dinner, Ms Ormerod has said.Her parents failed to come down for breakfast the next day before Ms Ormerod found them both seriously ill in their room at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel in Hurghada.Mr Cooper, 69, died in the room while Thomas Cook employee Mrs Cooper, 63, died after being taken to hospit...
Manchester United news: Jose Mourinho confirms David De Gea will sign a new contract imminently

Manchester United news: Jose Mourinho confirms David De Gea will sign a new contract imminently

Sports
DONE Red Devils set to tie superstar goalkeeper down to another long-term deal Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed superstar David De Gea will sign a new contract imminently at Old Trafford. The Red Devils have been trying to get the Spaniard to commit his future with his current deal set to end next summer. Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is set to sign a new contract at Old Trafford But Mourinho has put any worries fans had to bed by confirming the player would be putting ink to paper as soon as possible. When asked about what De Gea would cost in the transfer market given two world-record fees being paid for shot-stoppers, he replied: “His [De Gea’s] valuation is zero, because he is a Manchester Unit...
Japan medical school confirms altering scores to limit women

Japan medical school confirms altering scores to limit women

Health
A Tokyo medical school apologized Tuesday after an internal investigation confirmed that it altered entrance exam scores for years to limit the number of female students and ensure more men became doctors. Tokyo Medical University manipulated all entrance exam results starting in 2006 or even earlier, according to findings released by lawyers involved in the investigation, confirming recent reports in Japanese media. The school said the manipulation should not have occurred and would not in the future. It said it would consider retroactively admitting those who otherwise would have passed the exams, although it did not explain how it would do so. The initial media reports on the scandal said the manipulation removed as much as 10 percent of female applicants in some years. The manipulati...
Manchester United transfer news: Molde director confirms Premier League interest in Erling Braut Haaland, son of Alf-Inge Haaland

Manchester United transfer news: Molde director confirms Premier League interest in Erling Braut Haaland, son of Alf-Inge Haaland

Sports
Old Trafford bound? The 17-year-old is making a name for himself in front of goal under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer There is definite interest from Manchester United in Erling Braut Haaland. That’s according Molde director Øystein Neerland, who said the club have sent scouts to watch their talented 17-year-old. Haaland recently scored four goals in 20 minutes for the Norwegian club, who are managed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, against league rivals Brann in a 4-0 win and it was reported United had someone there to see it. “There are a lot of interested clubs, including Manchester United,” Neerland told TV2 in Norway. “I know that there have been representatives from them at Aker Stadium on several occasio...