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Jeremy Corbyn's used coffee cup sells for £51

Jeremy Corbyn Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Jeremy Corbyn's used coffee cup has sold on Ebay for £51, excluding postage and packaging.

The item description stated that Corbyn handed the seller the cup at the Playhouse in Nottingham.

“Ok this is obviously aimed at a niche interest group but Jeremy handed me his empty coffee cup at tonight’s gathering outside the Playhouse in Nottingham.

“I realise most people would have put it in the bin but I asked what would JC do and concluded that if people in need benefit, it would be ok."

– Ebay advert

The money made from the sale has been donated to Age UK Nottinghamshire.


Mohammad Azharuddin biopic to film at Derby County Cricket Club

India captain Mohammad Azharuddin skies one Credit: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Filming for the Bollywood biopic about the former Indian cricket captain, Mohammad Azharuddin is taking place at Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

The film, directed by Tony D'Souza, will be a biopic about the life of Azharuddin, who enjoyed successful spells with Derbyshire in 1991 and 1994.

Bollywood star, Emraan Hashmi, a leading contemporary actor of Hindi cinema who has received three Filmfare Award nominations, has been cast in the lead role and he will be in the city along with 130 other cast members and crew for the four days of filming.

Police appeal for missing man in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire Police is appealing for the public’s help to find Mark Stephenson, who is missing from the Benfleet area of Essex, but has strong ties to Nottinghamshire.

Mark Stephenson is missing Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

He is believed to be in Nottingham and may be in the Ravenshead area.

Mr Stephenson was last seen at around 1pm yesterday, leaving a hospital in Essex. He was expected to return but failed to and police are concerned for his welfare.

Mr Stephenson, 45, is 6ft 6ins tall, of large build and has very short grey hair. He was last seen wearing grey jogging bottoms, a blue and grey spotted polo shirt and Nike trainers.

Anyone who sees him or has any information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101.

Birmingham gets ready for Fusion Festival

Singer songwriter Ed Sheeran who is to be made a doctor as he is awarded an honorary degree by University Campus Suffolk Credit: Brian Lawless/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Fusion Festival with Vimto expands to three days for the first time, with the opening night headlined by Ed Sheeran.

He stepped in earlier this month after Justin Bieber cancelled his first full UK festival appearance.

Other headliners are Rudiments, The Vamps and Rixton.

The festival also marks Adam Lambert's UK festival debut, who has famously been working with Queen's guitarist, Brian May.

Upon announcing the news, Sheeran tweeted "I know I said Wembley was my last UK show of this tour, but my mate had a cancellation on his festival so I'm filing in last minute,"

Justin Bieber pulled out of the concert. Credit: Lionel Hahn/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment


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