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Stephen Fry getting married: See the venue

The actor and broadcaster Stephen Fry says he's "very, very happy" after news got out that he's to wed his boyfriend.

The QI presenter's career in entertainment began while he was at university in Cambridge.

He and his partner, who's 30 years his junior, have made a formal application to marry at a register office in Norfolk near his home.

Click below to watch our report from Natalie Gray who has been to see where the couple will tie the knot.


Daredevil proposal for circus couple in Great Yarmouth

Bira and Gasmin got engaged on Boxing Day Credit: ITV News Anglia

A Thunderdome motorbike rider has proposed in dare-devil style in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Brazillian, Bira Nogueira decided to ask his girlfriend Gasmin, who is from Germany, to marry him on stage.

Bira had already performed his nail-biting act in front of the audience on Boxing Day.

His future wife is also part of the circus as a juggler and says she had no idea he was about to propose.

Bira says he doesn't get nervous about doing his dangerous act, but asking Gasmin to marry him was a different matter.

Circus juggler, 19-year-old Gasmin, said yes to the proposal Credit: ITV News Anglia

"I was quite nervous in a different way, it was surreal actually."

– Bira Nogueira, Circus performer
Biro made his proposal at the Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth Credit: ITV News Anglia

Town centre transformed into race track

Some of the classic cars taking to the streets of Oundle. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The centre of Oundle in Northamptonshire was transformed into a race track at the weekend.

The town centre was closed for the 'Classic Sprint' event.

First off the starting line were the vintage cars built before 1960.

The event attracted plenty of spectators- despite the cold weather! Credit: ITV News Anglia

It was the first time a closed road motorsport event had been held in Oundle.

The event also raised money for the Help For Heroes charity.

Money from the event went to the Help for Heroes charity Credit: ITV News Anglia


British actress tipped for Hollywood success in her role as Stephen Hawking's wife

Cambridge academic Professor Stephen Hawking is famous the world over for his book A Brief History of Time. He's also the subject of a new film called The Theory of Everything to be released in cinemas on New Year's Day. It's based around of the memoirs of his first wife and their life in Cambridge.

The film explores the couple's love story and how Professor Hawking was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. The role of Jane is played by the actress Felicity Jones.

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