16 year-old Tala Lee-Turton from Barnsley has become the ninth British person ever to win a place at the famous Bolshoi Ballet Academy. However, her place is uncertain as her family cannot afford the £15,000 a year it will cost to send her.
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Dry, clear overnight. Hazy sunshine Monday morning, rain later.