His close friend, comedian Jimmy Tarbuck, said: "He was one of the greats of British entertainment.
The entertainer, Max Bygraves, has passed away at the age of 89
A 12-year-old boy, who drowned in a school swimming pool, died accidentally a coroner has ruled.
A former student of Towers School and Sixth Form Centre in Ashford has died after sheltering from the rain in the school grounds.
In the last hour the school's headteacher has given us this statement:
– Graham Ralph, Headteacher
“An 18-year-old former student at the school who was sheltering from the rain in the school grounds yesterday evening became ill and was taken to hospital where he later died. The school was informed and a minute’s silence was observed this morning. Students are being offered any support they need and I would like to ask that the school community is given the opportunity to respond in its own time. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time.
An 18-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a teenager.
Liam Martin of Roundhill Way, Guildford, Surrey, will appear at Guildford Magistrates' Court today accused of killing 19-year-old Jake Bates.
Mr Bates, also from Guildford, was found stabbed at an address in Roundhill Way at around 7.45pm on Saturday.
He was later pronounced dead at the scene.
A post-mortem examination confirmed that the cause of death was a stab wound to the neck.
A teenager remains in custody on suspicion of murder in Guildford.
He was arrested following the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old man during a confrontation.
Police were called to a property in Roundhill Way at around 7.45pm Saturday following reports a man had suffered serious knife wounds.
Emergency teams attended and efforts were made to try to revive the man but he was later pronounced dead at the scene, Surrey Police said.
An 18-year-old man was held on suspicion of murder a short time later.
He was initially taken to the Royal Surrey Hospital in Guildford for treatment to a minor injury before being transferred into police custody for questioning.
The family of a mother of three who was killed in a crash at a speed trial event in Sussex have paid tribute to her.
Charlotte Tagg, 38, from Beck Row, Suffolk, was a passenger in the sidecar of a Honda Asco which hit a wall during the Brighton Speed Trials on Saturday.
Her familiy said:
"Charlotte was a unique woman who lived a full, adventurous life on her own terms. She touched the lives of many with her sunshine and smiles and will be missed by all.
"We appreciate all the condolences and heartwarming tributes paid to Charlotte online and wish a speedy recovery to the rider.
Charlotte was tragically taken from us taking part in a sport she loved, living her life her way. She leaves three beautiful children and a grieving family who request privacy at this sad time."
As Max Bygraves passes away at the age of 89, we open the archives to see a film Fred made in 2003 with Max at his beloved Dorset home.
Max Bygraves has died at the age of 89. He lived in Bournemouth in Dorset before emigrating to Australia in 2008.
Earlier this year, his daughter revealed her father was suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
A 31-year-old woman who got into difficulties while bathing in the sea at Camber, near Rye, yesterday has died in hospital.
Tanzeela Ajmal of Tisbury Road, Norbury, was in a group of four people who were on the beach last weekend. Paramedics were joined by police and members of Rother District Council's Coastal Control Officer's beach patrol in treating the group.
Mrs Ajmal was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital at Brighton, where she died.
Three others, also from the Croydon area, were taken to the Conquest Hospital at Hastings, two of them in a critical condition with suspected lung problems from water ingestion and hypothermia.
They have all recovered and have been discharged from hospital
PCSO Dan Bevan, who was on duty on the beach said: "This is desperately sad news. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this time."
Detectives are working to identify a woman whose body has been pulled from a
Emergency crews were called to the River Windrush in Oxford this morning.
A Thames Valley Police spokeswoman said: "We were called by a member of the
public at around 9.40 this morning as they reported seeing a body in the river
close to Church Lane in Oxford.
"We attended and the body of a woman was recovered about 10.15am.
"We are currently working to identify the woman and establish the cause of her
"At this time it is too early to say whether the death is suspicious or