In a way now she's there with Bobby having a glass of champagne and saying good luck to us all.
TV personality Christopher Biggins joined us this morning to pay an emotional tribute to his good friend Cilla Black on today's show.
Christopher - who worked alongside Cilla on Surprise, Surprise - revealed he last spoke to the 72 year old 10 days ago where they had planned to go on holiday to Barbados together in September.
Christopher, who was aware of Cilla's arthritis and hearing problems, was heartened to know she is now ar peace with husband Bobby Willis who died 16 years ago.
She was a total one-off, totally unique.
He said: "I think the sadness of losing Bobby was something she never got over. They were so close. He was her agent, her lover, her husband, the father of her children."
Christopher continued: "It's a terrible loss for everybody. The tweets and emails have been unbelievable. She was so loved."
Another good friend Kate Robbins also discussed the tragic news from outside the world famous Cavern nightclub in Liverpool which launched Cilla's career..
Singer, television star, wife, mother, grandmother - she touched the hearts of millions. Today we pay tribute to Cilla Black.
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Much-loved television presenter and singer Cilla Black died in her home in Spain today aged 72, her publicist has confirmed.
Celebrities took to their social media pages to share their condolences and memories of the star, including fellow Liverpudlians and former Beatles Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr and film star Russell Crowe.
Sir Paul said: "It was a privilege to know and love her".
Their distinctive rhino horns are worth some £60,000 a kilo on the black market in Asia which is why they are so threatened.
After the brutal killing of world famous Cecil the lion, we take a look at the beautiful, endangered animals that we have here in Britain.
Helen Pearson is live at Chester Zoo - one of the major conservation centres in the UK - to meet some gorgeous black rhinos.
We can try and piece together the puzzle and hopefully find where the black box is.
Malaysian investigators are expected on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion today to investigate the debris that was found there this week.
The two metre object - thought to be from a plane's wing - will then be transported to France to find out whether it is from the missing flight MH370, which vanished while travelling between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing last year.
Initial reports suggest the debris is 'very likely' to be from a Boeing 777.
I was severely shaken and my confidence was knocked. I didn't eat out again for ages. You have to go to places you know you're safe and I now triple check everything.
Siobhan Gosrani joins us today along with her lawyer Tracey Benson, from the firm Slater and Gordon, to talk about the severity of a nut allergy reaction she suffered after eating a cupcake with cream made from cashew nuts.
The lemon treat was presented in her local cafe along with other varieties of cupcakes that were labelled specifically as containing walnuts.
Siobhan says she thought she was safe as there was no warning like on the other cakes but the cafe says she should have declared her allergy beforehand.
The immigrants put bollards across the road and one was standing there with a machete.
GMB has obtained exclusive CCTV footage showing three migrants cutting free from a lorry in the West Midlands - over 250 miles away from the French border.
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Increased police presence in Calais has helped the situation but the Prime Minister David Cameron will today chair an emergency Cobra meeting after jetting back from his tour of South East Asia.
Lorry drivers have been threatened with knives and baseball bats.
GMB has obtained exclusive footage showing three migrants cutting free from a lorry in the West Midlands - more than 250 miles from the French border. The Prime Minister David Cameron will today chair an emergency Cobra meeting to tackle the chaos in Calais.
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