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Christine Hamilton
MARY CHRISTINE HAMILTON (née HOLMAN; born 10 November 1949) is an English media personality and author. She is married to Neil Hamilton , the former Conservative Member of Parliament for Tatton , Hamilton and her husband have become prominent supporters of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), with Neil standing for a local council seat in the 2014 local elections . Neil Hamilton's application to become a European parliamentary candidate for UKIP was rejected in 2013, though he had been elected to UKIP's National Executive Committee in 2011. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 2.1 MPs Secretary * 2.2 Entertainment personality * 2.3 Media commentator, presenter and writer * 3 Rape
Rape
allegation * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFEHamilton's father was a GP in Ringwood
Ringwood
, Hampshire
Hampshire
and she grew up in the New Forest
New Forest
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BBC Choice
BBC
BBC
CHOICE was a BBC
BBC
TV station which launched on 23 September 1998 and closed on 8 February 2003. It was the first British TV channel to broadcast exclusively in digital format, as well as the BBC's second non-terrestrial channel launch (following on from the BBC
BBC
News channel in 1997). BBC
BBC
Choice initially broadcast from 5pm nightly; this later switched to 7pm. The 7pm start carried over into its successor BBC
BBC
Three. BBC Choice also aired children\'s programmes , initially at weekends and subsequently daily during the daytime; this duty transferred to CBBC Channel and CBeebies
CBeebies
when they launched in February 2002
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Jonathan Aitken
JONATHAN WILLIAM PATRICK AITKEN (born 30 August 1942) is a former Conservative
Conservative
Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(1974–97), and a former Cabinet minister. He was convicted of perjury in 1999 and received an 18-month prison sentence, of which he served seven months. He is currently president of Christian Solidarity Worldwide . Aitken was also a member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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James Hewitt
JAMES LIFFORD HEWITT (born 30 April 1958) is an English former cavalry officer in the British Army
British Army
. He rose to public prominence in the mid-1990s after he disclosed a romantic affair that he had engaged in with Diana, Princess of Wales
Diana, Princess of Wales
, while she was still the wife of the heir to the throne of the United Kingdom, Prince Charles . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 2.1 Military career * 2.2 Business and media career * 3 Personal life * 4 References EARLY LIFEHewitt was born in Derry
Derry
, Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
, and grew up in Kent
Kent
and Devon
Devon
. He was educated at Millfield
Millfield
, a public school , in Street, Somerset
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Bernard Manning
BERNARD JOHN MANNING (13 August 1930 – 18 June 2007) was a British comedian and nightclub owner. Manning told irreverent jokes about people from all walks of life, but his act was best known for material involving ethnic stereotypes and minority groups . This led to frequent criticism that his act was racist , which he discounted, saying: "I tell jokes. You never take a joke seriously." Manning became famous on British television during the 1970s, appearing on shows including The Comedians and The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club . The controversy surrounding his act meant that Manning was rarely seen on television in the later part of his career, but he continued to perform in theatres and pubs until his death. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Personal life * 4 Comedy style * 5 References * 6 External links * 6.1 Audio clips * 6.2 Video clips EARLY LIFEManning was born in Ancoats , Manchester
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Have I Got News For You
HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU is a British television
British television
panel show produced by Hat Trick Productions for the BBC
BBC
. It is loosely based on the BBC Radio 4 show The News Quiz , and has been regularly broadcast since 1990. The show has cultivated a reputation for sailing close to the wind in matters of libel and slander with its topical and satirical remit. Have I Got News for You
Have I Got News for You
is often cited as beginning the increasing domination of panel shows in British TV comedy, and remains one of the genre's key standard-bearers. In recognition of this, the show received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 British Comedy Awards . It was the first time the honour had been bestowed upon a collective instead of an individual or double act
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Mohamed Al-Fayed
MOHAMED AL-FAYED (Arabic : محمد أنور شاكر عبد السيد الفايد‎‎; born 27 January 1929) is an Egyptian business magnate. Fayed's business interests include ownership of Hôtel Ritz Paris
Hôtel Ritz Paris
and formerly Harrods Department Store , Knightsbridge
Knightsbridge
. Al-Fayed sold his ownership of Fulham F.C.
Fulham F.C.
to Shahid Khan in 2013. Fayed has four siblings: Ali, Salah, Soaad and Safia. Fayed's eldest son, Dodi , from his first marriage to Samira Khashoggi , died in a car crash in Paris
Paris
with Diana, Princess of Wales
Diana, Princess of Wales
on 31 August 1997. Fayed married Finnish socialite and former model Heini Wathén in 1985, with whom he has four children: Jasmine, Karim, Camilla, and Omar
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Cash-for-questions Affair
The "CASH-FOR-QUESTIONS AFFAIR" was a political scandal of the 1990s in the United Kingdom . It began in October 1994 when The Guardian newspaper alleged that London 's most successful parliamentary lobbyist, Ian Greer of Ian Greer Associates, had bribed two Conservative Members of Parliament in exchange for asking parliamentary questions and performing other tasks on behalf of the Egyptian owner of Harrods department store, Mohamed Al-Fayed . CONTENTS * 1 Overview * 2 Hamilton vs Al-Fayed * 3 Riddick and Treddinick * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links OVERVIEWThe Guardian 's report alleged that Al-Fayed had approached the paper and accused Ian Greer of paying then-MPs Neil Hamilton and Tim Smith to table parliamentary questions on his behalf at £2,000 a time. Smith resigned immediately after admitting to accepting payments from Al-Fayed himself, but not from Greer as The Guardian had alleged
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Bournemouth
BOURNEMOUTH /ˈbɔːrnməθ/ ( listen ) is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England
England
directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast , a 96-mile (155 km) World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
. According to the 2011 census, the town has a population of 183,491 making it the largest settlement in Dorset
Dorset
. With Poole
Poole
to the west and Christchurch in the east, Bournemouth
Bournemouth
forms the South East Dorset
Dorset
conurbation , which has a total population of over 465,000
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United Kingdom General Election, 1997
* Indicates boundary change – so this is a nominal figure ^ Figure does not include the speaker ------------------------- PRIME MINISTER BEFORE ELECTION John Major
John Major
Conservative SUBSEQUENT PRIME MINISTER Tony Blair Labour * 1987 election * MPs * 1992 election * MPs * 1997 election * MPs * 2001 election * MPs * 2005 election * MPs Seats won in the election (outer ring) against number of votes (inner ring). The UNITED KINGDOM GENERAL ELECTION OF 1997 was held on Thursday 1 May 1997, five years after the previous election on Thursday 9 April 1992, to elect 659 members to the British House of Commons . Under the leadership of Tony Blair , the Labour Party ended its 18 years in opposition and won the general election with a landslide victory , winning 418 seats, the most seats the party has ever held, and the highest proportion of seats held by any party in the post-war era
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John Sweeney (journalist)
JOHN SWEENEY (born 1958) is a British investigative journalist and author. He has worked for The Observer newspaper, and the BBC's Panorama and Newsnight series. CONTENTS * 1 Education * 2 Investigative journalism * 2.1 Barclay brothers suit * 3 Career at the BBC * 3.1 Zimbabwe * 3.2 Cot death investigation * 3.3 Investigative report on Scientology * 3.4 North Korea Undercover * 3.5 Fake Sheikh: Exposed * 3.6 Trump: The Kremlin Candidate? * 4 Awards * 5 Books * 6 References * 7 External links EDUCATIONSweeney was educated at Barton Peveril Grammar School , a state grammar school in Eastleigh , Hampshire, followed by the London School of Economics . INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISMSweeney worked for twelve years at The Observer newspaper, where he covered wars and revolutions in more than sixty countries including Romania , Algeria , Iraq , Chechnya , Burundi and Bosnia
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Ivana Trump
IVANA MARIE TRUMP (née ZELNíčKOVá, Czech pronunciation: ; February 20, 1949) is a Czech-American businesswoman and former fashion model. She was the first wife of Donald Trump
Donald Trump
from 1977 until 1992. CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 Personal life * 3 Career * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY YEARSIvana Zelníčková was born in the Moravian town of Zlín (formerly known as Gottwaldov), Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
, the daughter of Miloš Zelníček, who was Czech , and Marie Francová. From a very young age, her father nurtured and encouraged her skiing talent. In the early 1970s, she attended Charles University in Prague . According to Zelníčková, she was selected as an alternate on the Czechoslovak ski team during the 1972 Winter Olympics , her specialties being the downhill and slalom
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Paul Merson
PAUL CHARLES MERSON (born 20 March 1968) is an English former professional footballer and manager, turned football television pundit. Originally a forward , Merson found success as an attacking midfielder and playmaker later in his career. After making his debut for Arsenal in the 1986–87 season , Merson went on to play eleven seasons with the North London club. While with the Gunners, Merson was a key player in the club's success under Scottish manager George Graham , winning the Football League Championship twice, the FA Cup
FA Cup
, the Football League Cup
Football League Cup
, and the European Cup Winners\' Cup . In 1997, he joined Middlesbrough , helping the club gain promotion to the Premier League
Premier League
and finish as runner-up in the 1997–98 Football League Cup
Football League Cup

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Fairy Godmother
In fairy tales , a FAIRY GODMOTHER (French : fée marraine) is a fairy with magical powers who acts as a mentor or parent to someone, in the role that an actual godparent was expected to play in many societies. In Perrault's Cinderella
Cinderella
, he concludes the tale with the cynical moral that no personal advantages will suffice without proper connections. The fairy godmother is a special case of the donor . CONTENTS * 1 In fairytale and legend * 2 Précieuses * 3 In fiction * 4 See also * 5 References IN FAIRYTALE AND LEGENDActual fairy godmothers are rare in fairy tales, but became familiar figures because of the popularity of the literary fairy tales of Madame d\'Aulnoy and other précieuses , and Charles Perrault
Charles Perrault
. Many other supernatural patrons feature in fairy tales; these include various kinds of animals and the spirit of a dead mother
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Cinderella
CINDERELLA, or THE LITTLE GLASS SLIPPER, (Italian : Cenerentola, French : Cendrillon, ou La petite Pantoufle de Verre, German : Aschenputtel) is a folk tale embodying a myth -element of unjust oppression/triumphant reward. Thousands of variants are known throughout the world. The title character is a young woman living in unfortunate circumstances, that are suddenly changed to remarkable fortune. The story of Rhodopis , recounted by the Greek geographer Strabo
Strabo
in around 7 BC, about a Greek slave girl who marries the king of Egypt, is considered the earliest known variant of the "Cinderella" story. The most popular version was first published by Charles Perrault in Histoires ou contes du temps passé in 1697, and later by the Brothers Grimm
Brothers Grimm
in their folk tale collection Grimms\' Fairy Tales
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Kettering
KETTERING is a town in Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
, England
England
, about 81 miles (130 km) north of London
London
and 15 miles (24 km) from Northampton
Northampton
. Kettering
Kettering
is mainly situated on the west side of the River Ise , a tributary of the River Nene
River Nene
which meets at Wellingborough . Originally named Cytringan, Kyteringas and Keteiringan in the 10th century, the name Kettering
Kettering
is now taken to mean 'the place (or territory) of Ketter's people (or kinsfolk)'. At the 2001 census, the borough had a population of 81,844 whilst the town proper had a population of 51,063
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