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Snoop Dogg stopped at airport with $422,000 in cash

Snoop Dog's lawyer said the money came from concerts the rapper had performed around Europe. Credit: PA

Rapper Snoop Dogg was stopped by police with $422,000 in cash, around £270,000, in his Louis Vuitton luggage as he prepared to board a private jet.

His lawyer, Andrea Parisi, said the 43 year old was about to board a flight to Britain from southern Italy on Friday when he was stopped.

Mr Parisi said the money came from concerts the rapper had performed around Europe.

Half of the cash was given back to Snoop Dogg, while the other half is being held by Italian authorities until a fine is determined.

In the European Union, the maximum amount of undeclared cash someone can take on board a plane is around £7,000.


Stunt pilot was one of display team's founding members

Kevin Whyman joined the RAF in 1998. Credit:

Kevin Whyman was one of the founding members of the Gnat Display Team, according to its website.

He completed a Flying Scholarship with the RAF at the age of 18 and joined the RAF in 1998.

Born in Chester, he underwent fast jet training on the Tucano and Hawk aircraft before leaving the RAF in 2001.

Mr Whyman completed his civilian flying licenses after leaving the military.

He started flying the Folland Gnat in 2005 and founded the Gnat Display Team with colleagues in 2007.

Mourners arrive for the funeral of Kristina Bobbi Brown

Mourners have arrived for the funeral of Kristina Bobbi Brown, the only child of singer Whitney Houston at Saint James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Bobbi Kristina was only 22 years old. Credit: Reuters/Tami Chappell

Members of the public watched from the street as the mourners arrived.

Bobbi Kristina died on Sunday, at a hospice. Her family took Bobbi Kristina, 22, to a hospice a month ago, six months after she was found unresponsive in her bathtub by her partner and a friend in her home in Roswell.

CarFest crash pilot named by display team operator

Kevin Whyman leaves behind a wife and young daughter. Credit:

The pilot who died in a crash near the CarFest site has been named as Kevin Whyman.

The Heritage Aircraft Trust, operator of the Gnat Display Team, said he will be "greatly missed" and leaves behind a wife and young daughter.

The Heritage Aircraft Trust, operator of the Gnat Display Team is very sad to announce the loss of one of its display pilots, Kevin Whyman, at an airshow for CarFest at Oulton Park today.

Heritage Aircraft Trust will be working with the Civil Aviation Authority and the Air Accidents Investigation Board to determine the cause of the accident.

Kevin was a Royal Air Force trained fast jet pilot whose enthusiasm for flying the Folland Gnat was infectious. He will be greatly missed by his family, the team and many friends.

Kevin leaves a wife and young daughter. Please respect the privacy of family members and of the Team at this most difficult time.

– Gnat Display Team


No further injuries in CarFest crash, organisers say

CarFest said no one else was thought to have been injured in the incident. Credit: Roy Smith/Twitter

A CarFest spokesman said the aircraft, flying with the Gnat Display Team, came down around one mile north of the event site.

They said the pilot had died but no one else was thought to have been injured in the incident.

We have helpfully received images and footage captured by those close to the site, which will aid with the police investigation. Should anyone else have similar photo of video footage, they are asked to keep hold of it in case the authorities request further information.

Our thoughts are with the family of the pilot and all those affected at this time.

– CarFest spokesman

Evans: Our condolences go out to the pilot's family

BBC presenter and CarFest festival founder Chris Evans gave an emotional statement following the news that a pilot died in a crash today.

Just after 2pm there was a tragic accident, the result of which was one of the pilots involved in a synchro display lost his life.

Our condolences go out to his family who have been informed.

The police have also advised us that the best thing and the safest thing to do is to carry on with the event bearing in mind that there are 10,000 children here - and that is what we are going to do.

– Chris Evans

Funeral held for Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina

A hearse carrying the coffin of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of singer Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has arrived at a church in suburban Atlanta ahead of a funeral service.

Whitney Houston and daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown pictured together in 2009. Credit: Graylock/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

The hearse was escorted by two policemen on motorcycles into the car park of the Church in Alpharetta.

Media reports say friends and family are to gather at the church later to remember the 22-year-old.

Bobbi Kristina died in hospice care on July 26, about six months after she was found unresponsive in a bath at home.

Declan Donnelly 'ties the knot with Ali Astall' in Newcastle

TV, music, comedy and sports stars turned out today to see Declan Donnelly marry his manager Ali Astall.

The wedding was held at St Michael's Church, Elswick, Newcastle. The groom's brother Father Dermott Donnelly, the Dean of St Mary's Cathedral, led the ceremony.

Newly married Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

The Geordie presenter got engaged to Miss Astall, in November last year on an island off the coast of Australia, before travelling to the set of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! for the latest series.

Dec looked pretty pleased with himself. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

This morning Donnelly joked from the pair's Ant and Dec Twitter account: "Morning! I know I've got somewhere to be today but I can't for the life of me remember where...."

Ant and Dec arrived together in matching suits. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

TV presenting partner Ant McPartlin who was wearing a matching suit reportedly played the role of best man.

McPartlin drove the groom to St Michael's Church in an Aston Martin Vanquish which he revved loudly.

Ali is Dec's manager. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

The bride, wearing a simple full length sleveless white dress, smiled for spectators as she arrived in a Rolls Royce Phantom.

Philip Schofield took pictures ahead of the ceremony. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Breakfast television legends Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby were both in attendance.

Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

As were Strictly's Tess Daly and TV presenter husband Vernon Kay.

ITV's Stephen Mulhern was also among the guests. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
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