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2008-09-28 00:00:29

By STAFF REPORTER South Devon's jungle celebrity Jennie Bond was on hand to launch the new high speed tool in Devon Air Ambulance's arsenal. Its call sign G-DVAA may sound bland but the new helicopter is set to give a dramatic boost to the mercy air link from incidents to hospital across Devon.

2008-07-26 09:00:30

By SHAN ROSS CAROL Vorderman is stepping down from her role in the long- running Channel 4 gameshow Countdown, her manager said last night. The 47-year-old presenter was the first woman to appear on Channel 4 and has been with the programme for 26 years, taking part in nearly 5,000 shows.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]