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Larkin's reputation has taken a knocking. But a new book by James Booth argues that the poet was affectionate, witty, entertaining and kind, as hitherto unseen letters, sketches and 'selfies' reveal
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ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27

Griffin helped the challenge become a global sensation

Firefighters inspect the car of Emanuel Bergoglio, nephew to Pope Francis, which crashed with a truck in James Craig, Argentina, early Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

Three of Pope Francis' relatives die in Argentina car crash, including two young great-nephews

The Vatican has said the Holy See is "deeply pained"

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James Alexander Gordon dead: Football announcer passed away peacefully aged 78

He was best known for reading the classified football results on BBC radio

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Billionaire took up the challenge with geeky video

Pope Francis walks with his pastoral staff as he arrives to celebrate a mass in Daejeon's stadium, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

Pope Francis warns of 'spiritual cancer' caused by materialism in South Korea

“We see signs of an idolatry of wealth, power and pleasure, which come at a high cost to human lives,” he said.

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Robin Williams had Parkinson's disease and was sober when he died, says wife

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