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Anthony McPartlin pleads guilty to drink driving

Ant McPartlin has pleaded guilty to drink driving. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/PA Images

TV presenter Ant McPartlin has pleaded guilty at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court to drink driving.

Wearing a black three-piece suit, white shirt and black tie, McPartlin, stood in the glass dock in court.

He spoke to confirm his name, date of birth, address and nationality before pleading guilty to a single charge of drink-driving.

The charge states he had 75 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - the legal limit is 35 microgrammes per 100 millilitres of breath.

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