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2008-09-22 00:00:21

MY LIFE IN MEDIA Christine Bleakley, 28, is Adrian Chiles's co-presenter on The One Show, the BBC lunchtime magazine show. She was born and raised near Belfast and gave up a politics degree to take a position with BBC Northern Ireland. Performing runs in the family; her father is a drummer who has worked with Van Morrison and was managed by Louis Walsh. She is taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing and has been partnered with Matthew Cutler, who won last year's show with...

2008-07-31 18:00:33

By Brian Reade ACCORDING to Roger Moore's daughter Deborah, the highlight of her dad's day in Switzerland is tuning in to the BBC's One Show every night. So the next time you're feeling envious of film stars in their exotic tax havens, conjure this image: Roger risking a hernia to get in front of his TV to hear Adrian Chiles whine: "And now over to Gyles Brandreth with a vicar who's doing a nude fun run for Save The Vole." And remember that's the best exiled money can buy. (c) 2008...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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