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South Glos Charlie Lenehan thankful to fans

Charlie Lenehan from Britain's Got Talent duo Bars and Melody says they under estimated how many people would come to their single signing. He told Good Morning Britain that around 3 thousand fans a day have been turning up and they only had 8 hundred copies of the single to give out.

"We're meant to be there for about 2 hours but we end up spending 4 or 5 hours signing. We're just really thankful to all the fans for supporting us even when we can't meet them properly and sign the CDs because there's none left."

– Charlie Lenehan


Bath's Amy Williams gets engaged after 12-week romance

Amy Williams and new fiance Craig Ham
Amy Williams and new fiance Craig Ham Credit: Hello! Magazine

Bath's skeleton bob champion Amy Williams has got engaged to her boyfriend after just 12 weeks.

She met Soldier Craig Ham on the dating website Tinder. The 31-year-old Olympic Gold Medalist told Hello! Magazine that she had given up looking for love in her home town of Bath.

For me, Bath is such a small city, everyone knows everyone. So you don’t meet new people. I had reached the conclusion that I was just going to be happy on my own.

– Amy Williams

Miliband: 'I look like Wallace' but image isn't important

Labour leader Ed Miliband has admitted to a likeness with "Wallace" from the popular "Wallace and Gromit" films, made by Bristol's Aardman Animations.

But he says politics rather than his image is what is important to him.

Split screen Wallace of Wallace & Gromit and Ed Miliband
Separated at birth? Wallace and Ed Miliband Credit: PA

In a wide-ranging speech to the Royal Institute of British Architects he said:

I am not from central casting. You can find people who are more square-jawed, more chiselled, look less like Wallace.

– Ed Miliband MP, Labour leader


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