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Freddie's family said "everyone loved" the three-year-old boy

George P. Bush, nephew of former US president may make a bid for the White House

Viva George P! A new Bush steps on to US political stage

Speculation is already growing that Jeb Bush's eldest son may make a bid for the White House

At a stroke: Windermere's Great North Swim

Countyfile; Cumbria - Race to the Lakes for outdoor fun and games

The skies above Windermere will light up this Thursday when Cumbria hosts one of the four opening events of the London 2012 Festival (0845 267 2012; festival.london2012.com), the cultural celebration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games that runs till 9 September. A French group, Les Commandos Percu, will take to the shores of Windermere for On the Night Shift, a free open-air production mixing music and pyrotechnics, which will also mark the arrival of the Olympic torch in the county.

Between the Covers 17/06/2012

Your weekly guide to what's really going on inside the world of books

DVD/Blu-ray: The Muppets (U)

"I'm gonna shoot straight: you guys aren't famous anymore," a film executive informs Fozzie Bear and Kermit.

Barack Obama enlists Bill Clinton to boost re-election bid

President Barack Obama has enlisted Bill Clinton to campaign alongside him in New York, tapping the popular ex-president's star power to rake in cash for his re-election bid.

Terence Blacker: It is too easy to sneer at the Jubilee

The flags have been going up in my local town. On the Sunday before the Jubilee weekend, the place was full of men with yellow coats and ladders. Already, in shop windows, there are photographs of the Queen.

Bill Clinton's controversial charity gala

The Clinton charity gala? It was the worst party ever...

Fundraiser that was short on fun offers apologies and refunds to angry guests

Ben Fogle yesterday preparing for his Atlantic crossing

Celebrity fundraisers: Just to watch is a feat of endurance

Whether swimming the Atlantic or running multiple marathons, they are raising the stakes

Olympic torch mum in delivery dash

An expectant mother is due to carry the Olympic torch in Bath - just 24 hours before she gives birth.

HILLARY CLINTON: US Secretary of State described veto by China and Russia as ‘a travesty’

Hillary Clinton hopes to see a female US president in her lifetime

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she has no desire to make for another run for the highest office in the land but hopes to see a female US president in her lifetime.

Marathon: No medal for paralysed woman

A paralysed woman set to become the first person to walk the London Marathon in a bionic suit will not receive a medal when she finishes because she has taken too long.

Go the extra mile: a Great Wall of China Trek is offered by Classic Tours

Charity challenges: Getaways that give back

From hiking up volcanoes to biking round Europe, charity challenges have wide-reaching benefits

Claire Squires: Images from her JustGiving fund-raising website page, where thousands of people have been donating after her death in the marathon yesterday

Family pays tribute to marathon runner Claire Squires

The family of Claire Squires, who died while competing in the London Marathon, today paid tribute to an "an incredible, inspirational, beautiful and driven person" as donations to her charity rose towards £500,000.

Claire Squires: Images from her JustGiving fund-raising website page, where thousands of people have been donating after her death in the marathon yesterday

Hope from tragedy: Runner who died in marathon raises more than £300,000 for charity

She set out with £400 pledged to Samaritans. Now donations have reached six figures

Claire Squires: Images from her JustGiving fund-raising website page, where thousands of people have been donating after her death in the marathon yesterday

£200,000 pledged for charity of runner Claire Squires who died in London Marathon

Donations to an "inspirational" runner who collapsed and died during yesterday's London Marathon passed £200,000 this evening as money continued to flood into her fund-raising website.

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