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BB King's daughters claim he was 'poisoned by aides'

B.B King died in Las Vegas last month aged 89. Credit: PA

Two of blues legend BB King's daughters have accused his two closest aides of poisoning him.

Karen Williams and Patty King allege in documents provided by their lawyer to The Associated Press that King's business manager, LaVerne Toney, and his personal assistant, Myron Johnson, killed their father.

Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said a post-mortem was performed on Sunday on King's embalmed body but test results will take up to eight weeks.

Las Vegas police Lt Ray Steiber confirmed that homicide detectives are investigating.

The investigation should not delay planned memorials this week in Memphis, Tennessee, and Indianola, Mississippi.

Toney and Johnson each declined to comment.

King died in Las Vegas earlier this month aged 89.

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Gary Barlow surprises bride at Merseyside wedding

Take That star Gary Barlow gave a Merseyside bride a wedding she'll never forget when he appeared and sang on her big day.

Anita Jayne Morrissey-Booth had just got married to her new husband Alex in Knowsley when the Take That frontman appeared and sang A Million Love Songs at her reception.

It comes after Gary pledged in January that he would sing at three weddings in 2015 and since then has stayed true to his word.


Swedish singer 'happy and proud' of Eurovision win

Sweden's Eurovision Song Contest winner Mans Zelmerlow has said he is "proud and happy" with his victory in the competition.

Speaking at a news conference in Vienna after receiving the trophy for his song 'Heroes', the 28-year-old singer and TV presenter said he could not believe that he had won.

Sweden has won the 60th Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow won the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. Credit: Reutrers/Leonhard Foeger

Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow has won the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, beating Russia and Italy in the long-running TV music show.

Finalists from 27 countries took part in the competition which was held at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria.

The 28-year-old singer and TV presenter performed the winning electro-pop ballad 'Heroes', dancing in front of a black screen with animated gnomes.

Sweden last won the 60-year-old competition in 2012.

Listen to Sweden's winning entry below:

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Todd Carty says Terry Sue-Patt will 'never be forgotten'

Todd Carty is best known for playing Mark Fowler in Eastenders. Credit: PA

Todd Carty has paid tribute to his "dear friend" and Grange Hill co-star Terry Sue-Patt.

Writing on Twitter, the actor said Sue-Patt, who played his best friend Benny Green in the children's show, was "gone but never forgotten".

Sue-Patt was found dead at his east London home on Friday afternoon.

Police have not released details of how the 50-year-old died but said they did not believe it was suspicious.

Read more: Grange Hill actor Terry Sue-Patt dies aged 50

Flood of bets for Eurovision Song Contest favourites

Bookmaker Coral says it has seen a flood of bets for 2015 Eurovision Song Contest favourites Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow ahead of this evening's final in Vienna.

Flood of bets for Eurovision Song Contest favourites. Credit: PA

The five-time winners have been cut into 6-4 (from 13-8) to come out on top this evening.

Russia are second best in the outright betting at 10-3, while Italy can be backed at 7-2.The United Kingdom are 40-1 with Coral to cause an upset in the final. Electro Velvet are the 7-4 favourites to finish last, while they are 10-1 to fail to pick up a point following their performance.

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