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The day I met Ronnie Barker’s mother

Very few actors – let alone comedians – are honoured with a bronze statue as a legacy. Ronnie Barker, who was a firm household favourite, is one such man who has been immortalised this way, except I’m not too sure about the likeness. Like most great men, he has a Cambridge connection. I discovered it when I was sent out as a local reporter by my news editor to work off-diary,...
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Next it’s Nigel Farage and UKIP’s leadership challenge

It was the brother v brother challenge that considerably livened up the Labour Party leadership contest. Imagine if the maverick Nigel Farage had a brother standing against him to lead UKIP, two larger than life Farages, it would never be out of the headlines. The results will be announced on 5th November and it is unlikely the same kind of fireworks will explode which the Milibands experienced....
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