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‘My hearing is going’: Sir Billy Connolly reveals symptoms of his Parkinson’s

‘My hearing is going’: Sir Billy Connolly reveals symptoms of his Parkinson’s

Entertainment
Sir Billy Connolly has said he doesn't plan to return to the stage, six years after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The veteran comedian, 76, was diagnosed with the disease in 2013 and announced his retirement from live performance last year. Sir Billy said he now walks "unsteadily" and that his "hearing is going". Image: The comedian talked about his health on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show with Sky on Virgin Radio The Big Yin told The Chris Evans Breakfast Show with Sky on Virgin Radio that he had no plans to return to the stage."I don't think the way I used to," he said. Advertisement "I may perform at some other point, but I have no plans ...
‘I wish I could die,’ former Jeremy Kyle participant tells reality TV hearing

‘I wish I could die,’ former Jeremy Kyle participant tells reality TV hearing

Entertainment
By Katie Spencer, news correspondent A man who became known as the "most-hated guest" on The Jeremy Kyle Show has told MPs that he tried to take his own life last year.Appearing before the digital, culture, media and sport committee, which is investigating reality TV shows, Dwayne Davison said the programme had ruined his life. The Jeremy Kyle Show was axed by ITV in May following the suspected suicide of a participant.Steve Dymond, 63, died about a week after reportedly failing a lie detector test on the daytime programme. Image: Steve Dymond died after reportedly failing a love-cheat lie detector test on the Jeremy Kyle show Mr Davison told the committee: "I just think - and I st...

Bill to outlaw most abortions in Alabama to get hearing

Health
Alabama lawmakers are set to hold a public hearing Wednesday on legislation before a House committee that seeks to outlaw almost all abortions in the state, what critics call one of the most extremely anti-abortion proposals in the country. The bill would make performing an abortion a felony, punishable between 10 and 99 years in prison, although a woman would not be charged for having the procedure under the proposal. The legislation contains an exemption for the mother's health, but not for rape and incest. But critics said moves to criminalize most abortions in Alabama would come in direct conflict with Roe v. Wade — the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Proponents acknowledge that the measure — if passed by both legislative chambers and sign