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Raymond Blanc's restaurant saved form blaze

Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons in Great Milton was saved after a fire broke out Credit: ITV Meridian

Smoke detectors have saved Raymond Blanc's famous restaurant in Oxfordshire.

Fire crews tackled a chimney blaze at Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons in Great Milton.

The building was quickly evacuated and there was little damage thanks to an early warning from smoke sensors


More than 1,000 people brave cold for charity run

Chef Raymond Blanc dons scarf for start of OX5 race Credit: Steve Cottrell

More than a thousand people have braved the cold, chilly weather today to take part in this year's OX5 charity run at Blenheim Palace. The event is in aid of the Oxford Children's Hospital. The chef Raymond Blanc was there to start the runners off on their way around the course.

Oops! I've dropped my phone

Chef Raymond Blanc bends down to pick up his phone Credit: ITV Meridian
Raymond Blanc taking a photo as he carries the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg between Wallingford and Henley on Thames Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Gold and white tracksuit - check, Olympic Torch - check, mobile phone - dropped on the road. French chef Raymond Blanc was so focused on carrying the flame, that he dropped his mobile phone in the street.