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Bobby Davro pays tribute to 'legend' Keith Harris

Funnyman Bobby Davro has paid tribute to his "legendary" friend Keith Harris.

Speaking to ITV News Correspondent Duncan Golestani, Mr Davro praised Keith Harris and his most popular characters Orville the Duck and Cuddles the Monkey - and even managed to demonstrate a trick he had been taught by the late ventriloquist.

Baltimore: Orioles play behind closed doors after riots

The Baltimore Orioles will play their scheduled Major League Baseball match against the Chicago White Sox behind closed doors on Wednesday, it has been announced.

The decision to play the game with the stadium closed to fans follows several nights of protests in Baltimore following the death in police custody of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.


Weak growth figures as Tories focus on economy

In the week that the Conservatives focused their campaign on the economy, the Office for National Statistics released disappointing growth figures.

The UK grew by 0.3% during the first quarter of 2015, half the 0.6% rate seen in the final quarter of 2014 and the weakest quarterly growth since the end of 2012.

David Cameron said it was a "timely reminder that we cannot take recovery for granted".

ITV News' James Mates reports:

Indonesia delays execution after 'recruiter surrenders'

Officers take death row inmate Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso to judicial review in March Credit: Reuters

The execution of a Filipina drug convict by an Indonesian firing squad was delayed at the last minute after one of her recruiters surrendered to police in the Philippines.

The attorney general's office confirmed that the execution of Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso, the only female convict in the 'Bali Nine', had been postponed.

The execution of Mary Jane (Veloso) has been postponed because there was a request from the Philippine president related to a perpetrator suspected of human trafficking who surrendered herself in the Philippines. Mary Jane has been asked to testify.

– Tony Spontana, spokesman for the Attorney General


Man pulled from rubble after 80 hours trapped with bodies

A 28-year-old man has been pulled from the rubble of a collapsed building after spending around 80 hours trapped in a room with three dead bodies.

Rishi Khanal appeared to have had no access to food or water during his ordeal, which began at midday on Saturday when a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, destroying buildings and killing at least 5,000 people.

"It seems he survived by sheer willpower," said Akhilesh Shrestha, a doctor who treated him.

Khanal was rescued by a Nepali-French team. He had been on the second floor of a seven-storey building when the quake struck. The top floors were intact and the teams drilled down to him after he shouted for help and responded to questions in Nepali.

Queen and Prince Charles make personal DEC donations

The royal family have donated to the DEC appeal to help the victims of the Nepal earthquake.

Both the Queen and Prince of Wales made personal donations to the appeal launched by leading UK aid agencies.

The Queen inspects the Queen's Gurkha Engineers in 2011. Credit: Oli Scarff/PA Wire

The Queen, and Charles and Camilla, donated undisclosed sums which will be used by the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal to support the work of its 13-member organisations.

The royal family have a long association with Gurkha troops who fight for the UK but are drawn from the men of Nepal, with Charles Colonel in Chief of The Royal Gurkha Rifles.

At the start of investiture ceremonies the Queen enters the room attended by two Gurkha orderly officers, a tradition begun by Queen Victoria in 1876.

Eight of 'Bali Nine' executed despite family pleas

Eight of the nine prisoners held for drugs offences in Indonesia were executed moments ago by firing squad, according to local media reports.

Earlier today, families of the convicts said their goodbyes and begged President Joko Widodo for clemency.

It has been reported that eight prisoners - from Indonesia, Australia, Brazil, Nigeria and Ghana - have been executed and a female from the Philippines has been reprieved.

ITV News correspondent Neil Connery reports.

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