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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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