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Watch: 100-year-old woman has never left the Isle of Man

Most of us probably dream of going on holiday abroad at some point in our lives. But we met the woman who has just celebrated her 100th birthday - and has never set foot outside the Isle of Man.

Bessie Horne has never had a passport. Never gone on a foreign holiday. Never boarded a plane or a ship, despite her late husband being in the Merchant Navy, where he went off traveling the globe. All the while, Bessie was happy to stay at home.

Sadly she can't really speak much now, but Helen McKenna went to meet her and her family to find out just what it is about the island she loves so much:


Newsreader to become University Chancellor

Ranvir Singh will be inaugurated as the new Chancellor of the University of Central Lancashire at a special ceremony to be held at Preston Guild Hall.

ITV Newsreader Ranvir Singh Credit: pa

Ranvir was brought up in Preston, and studied journalism at the university.

She is now known to millions as a presenter on Good Morning Britain, ITV Evening News and News at Ten, and the Tonight programme.

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