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2008-10-01 21:00:15

U.S. comedian and actor Robin Williams is to join his British counterparts John Cleese and Rowan Atkinson in a charity stage show, organizers said. The BBC said "We Are Most Amused" at London's New Wimbledon Theatre next month is being staged to celebrate the Prince of Wales's 60th birthday and to raise money for the Prince's Trust. Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are slated to attend the event, which will be broadcast on ITV1 shortly after it takes place. The show marks the...

2008-09-10 12:00:30

By Tom Wilkinson A quick-thinking eight-year-old stopped his cousin choking on a lollipop after he picked up a life-saving technique from the film Mrs Doubtfire, the boys' proud grandmother said yesterday. Callum Smith (eight) carried out the Heimlich manoeuvre on six- year-old Thomas Osborne when the sweet got stuck in his throat. The boys were playing in the street near their homes in Middlesbrough on Saturday. Callum had never been taught the life-saving technique, but remembered...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.