Sir Ken Dodd - master of tickling sticks, Diddy Men and tattifilarious comedy - has died, his publicist has said. His publicist Robert Holmes described him as "one of the last music hall greats". "With Ken gone, the lights have been turned out in the world of variety. He was a comedy legend and genius," he said. Mr Holmes added: "He asked Anne if she wanted to marry. They got the registrar and were married in the house on Friday.
Stacey Dash, a conservative pundit and one of the stars of 90s cult classic "Clueless," has announced her candidacy for political office. She filed papers to run as a Republican in the 44th district of California, which is currently represented by Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-Calif.).