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2008-08-22 00:00:24

By Sharon Baker There's no stopping Grimsby's Tommy Turgoose! The town's rising star has not one but two films out this week and has already picked up another prestigious acting gong. Collaborating with This Is England director Shane Meadows for a second time, Tommy is already making waves with his latest release. As reported, the 16-year-old Wintringham School pupil won the 2006 British Independent Film Awards gong for Most Promising Newcomer with his debut performance in Meadows'...

2005-07-11 06:23:33

LONDON (Reuters) - The first two victims of last week's London bombings were formally identified on Monday. Susan Levy, 53, a mother-of-two from Hertfordshire, north of London, was named by police while University College London (UCL) said its employee Gladys Wundowa had also been killed. Levy was on the Piccadilly line train that was hit between Russell Square and Kings Cross last Thursday. She had traveled to central London with her son James, 23, but they parted at Finsbury Park. "We...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'