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Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul dies aged 85

Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul dies aged 85

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Novelist Sir VS Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize in literature, has died aged 85, his family have said.Sir Vidia, who was born in rural Trinidad in 1932, wrote more than 30 books including A Bend in the River and his masterpiece, A House for Mr Biswas.His wife, Lady Naipaul, called him a "giant in all that he achieved".She said he died at his home in London "surrounded by those he loved, having lived a life which was full of wonderful creativity and endeavour".Geordie Greig, editor of the Mail on Sunday and a close friend, said his death leaves a "gaping hole in Britain's literary heritage", but there is "no doubt" that his "books live on".Obituary: VS NaipaulAmerican travel writer Paul Theroux, who had a bitter 15-year feud with Sir Vidia before reconcil...
Entertainer Barry Chuckle dies aged 73

Entertainer Barry Chuckle dies aged 73

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Veteran entertainer Barry Chuckle has died aged 73, his manager has said. Manager Phil Dale said in a statement: "It is with great sadness that the family announce that Barry passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife Ann and all his family."He added: "The family would like to express their thanks to the many people who have been fans of the Chuckle Brothers and they know that they will share in part the great, great loss they feel."His partner in the comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, Paul said: "I've not just lost my brother, I've lost my theatrical partner of many, many years and my very best friend."The duo shot to fame with their slapstick comedy and catchphrase 'to me, to you'.Barry and Paul had recently filmed a new series called ChuckleTime for Channel ...
Tattoo icon 'Zombie Boy' dies aged 32

Tattoo icon 'Zombie Boy' dies aged 32

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The model and actor – also known as Zombie boy – took his own life, the celeb said.IHeartRadio Canada reported that he was found dead at his home in the Plateau-Mont-Royal neighborhood Montreal, Canada on Wednesday.Genest rose to fame after appearing in Lady Gaga’s Born This Way video in 2011, gaining fame due to his extravagant body art.He then went on to enjoy a successful career on the runway, including helping relaunch Jay-Z's label Roc-A-Wear in Europe in 2012. FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images DEAD: Rick Genest, star of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way video has died at the age of 32 Stars we've lost in 2018   Take a look through the g...
Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Goran Bunjevcevic dies, aged 45

Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Goran Bunjevcevic dies, aged 45

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FOOTBALL MOURNS Ex-Spurs star suffered a stroke in April and had been in a coma Former Tottenham Hotspur star Goran Bunjevcevic has died at the age of 45, the club have confirmed. The ex-Yugoslavia international suffered a stroke in April and had been in a coma ever since. Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Goran Bunjevcevic. He joined Spurs in 2001 and spent five years with the club but only made 57 appearances for the club in all competitions with injuries several restricting the ball-playing defender’s opportunities in north London. We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our former player Goran Bunjevčević. The thoughts of everyone at the Club are with his friends and family at this extremely difficult time. pic....
Sophie Gradon, former Love Island contestant, dies

Sophie Gradon, former Love Island contestant, dies

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Sophie Gradon, a former Miss Great Britain who became a contestant on Love Island, has died at the age of 32. Her boyfriend, Aaron Armstrong, wrote on Facebook: "I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby your my world forever ever and always."Gradon, who appeared on the 2016 series of the ITV2 dating show, was crowned Miss Newcastle and Miss Great Britain in 2009.An on-screen tribute was paid before Thursday's episode of the show. Love Island presenter Caroline Flack said the news was "so very sad".The makers of the programme, which recently began its latest series, also expressed condolences. Skip Twitter post by @LoveIsland ...