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2010-11-17 05:58:00

LONDON, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 2entertain has announced the release of Outnumbered series three on DVD. Fresh from its success at the 2009 British Comedy Awards, including the top prize of Best Comedy, the semi-improvised family based sitcom Outnumbered returns for a third series.

2009-03-14 13:07:43

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says $80,685,000 raised by Comic Relief is indicative of his country's generosity. Brown said with nearly $28 million more in donations expected, this year's Comic Relief easily set a record for the fundraising effort that began in 1985, The Daily Telegraph reported

2008-08-27 06:00:33

By Chris Bond Once these subside, they're usually replaced by an image of Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse's TV comedy characters, Smashie and Nicey, the naff DJs who never fail to mention their work for "chairidee, mate".This might sound a bit harsh and there have, of course, undoubtedly been some great charity records over the years, perhaps none more so than Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas? Not only did this sell more than 3.5mn copies in the UK alone, it transformed Bob Geldof...


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.