Canada Under Attack : Police Hunt More Gunmen – Several Location Involved – Developing Story

More Locations are under attack!

More Locations are under attack!

LIVE STREAMING VIDEO FROM CANADA 

Ottawa is in lockdown as police search for up to three gunmen after one was reportedly shot dead inside Canada’s parliament building. Police told the AFP news agency that possibly up to three shooters were feared to be on the roof of the building in the capital. It came after a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial was wounded after shots were fired.  Shots have also now been reported at a hotel and a mall in the city. Armed forces bases across the country are being closed to the public in the aftermath of the shooting, according to CBC TV.

Shots In Canada Parliament

Shots In Canada Parliament

A construction worker at the parliament told the Reuters news agency he heard a gunshot, and then saw a man dressed in black with a scarf over his face running towards the building with a gun. Another witness said more than 30 shots were fired inside the building. Witness Marc-Andre Viau said he saw a man run into a caucus meeting at the parliament, chased by police who yelled “take cover.” This was followed by “10, 15, maybe 20 shots,” possibly from an automatic weapon, he said. Video footage posted by the Global and Mail newspaper showed police crouching for cover as they advanced along a stone hallway, with loud gunfire echoing among the gothic columns.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is safe and has left Parliament Hill.

Michelle Rempel, MP for Calgary Centre North, tweeted: “Mom im okay Im in hiding.” Some people fled parliament by climbing down scaffolding erected for renovations, witnesses told the Canadian Press news agency. The cordon has been pushed back and media on the scene have been told they are not safe. Police have warned people in Ottawa to stay away from windows and roofs.  The wounded soldier, who was standing guard at the National War Memorial, has been taken away in an ambulance. The soldier appeared to be seriously wounded and medics were seen pushing on his chest to revive him. The shooting comes two days after an Islamic convert ran down two Canadian soldiers near Montreal, killing one of them. Authorities had raised the security threat level from low to medium after that incident.

Muslim Brotherhood has a ‘significant presence’ in Canada

I did that headline in this Article on May 27th. ISIS have been mentioned on Sky TV (The live stream above) http://shaunynews.com/2014/05/27/muslim-brotherhood-has-a-significant-presence-in-canada/ Was I right? is there a connection? I pray no more die :-( Canada is under attack

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Breaking News: Soldier Shot At Canada War Memorial (LIVE VIDEO)

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http://shaunynews.com/2014/05/27/muslim-brotherhood-has-a-significant-presence-in-canada/  << ISIS have been mentioned. I did this article on May 27th. Could I have been onto something?  This is terribly sad. 400 Politicians in the building. 30+ shots fired. One Gunman shot, others may be there.

A soldier has reportedly been wounded after shots were fired near a war memorial in the Canadian capital Ottawa.

There are also reports of gunfire inside the halls of parliament nearby.

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VIDEO ABOVE, PRESS PLAY, LIVE FROM CANADA 

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Scotland’s main parties to discuss further devolution at Smith commission

Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

SCOTLAND’S politicians will put aside party differences today to work on more devolved powers to the Scottish parliament. Representatives from five Scottish parties – two each from the SNP, Labour, the Conservatives, the Lib Dems and the Greens – will be told by Lord Smith of Kelvin to find consensus on bringing new powers to Scotland when they meet in Edinburgh Lord Smith and the politicians are on a tight timetable to deliver the vow made by the pro-Union parties to deliver more powers for Scotland in the event of a No vote. With a Command paper already issued, the parties have to agree a way forward by the end of November . Then the UK Government will put forward draft legislative proposals based on what is agreed in a bill in January.

Lord Smith has the responsibility of getting parties to agree

Lord Smith has the responsibility of getting parties to agree

The bill will be brought forward after the general election by whatever government come in. Reaching consensus on the points that can be agreed will be the easy part in the first formal session of the Smith Commission. The five Scottish parties have already submitted their proposals so everyone is aware of each other’s demands. The focus will be on finding common ground, something Lord Smith is optimistic about. He said: “Having spoken to all of the parties individually, I believe the will is there to reach 
agreement. “Today’s talks give them the chance to sit down together, find common ground and begin the process of delivering what the people of Scotland expect – a package of new powers which will strengthen the Scottish Parliament within the UK.”

Easily-dealt with issues include devolving the powers of the Crown Estate Commission, who own 
the seabeds around the UK and receive rents from Scotland’s fish farm and offshore wind turbine operators. Moving beyond that, there may be agreement on devolving powers such as funds for housing benefit and aspects of welfare including attendance allowance and job training. Nicola Sturgeon has already said that the process must deliver “something substantial.” The First Minister-elect knows independence won’t come out of the talks but wants something very close to it. She said. “The language that was used during the referendum campaign was very clear. The other parties, in seeking to persuade people to vote No, said that more powers would amount to near federalism, a modern form of home rule, devo max.”

Nicola and Alex have all the balls in their side of the court

Nicola and Alex have all the balls in their side of the court ;-)

They all have to agree

They all have to agree

The SNP submission makes great play of the campaign pledges of other party leaders, laying plenty of ground to cry foul if, in their eyes, the powers package falls short of what was solomnly pledged. Alex Salmond, now cast in the role of pointman for the SNP as his formal leadership role fades, has already talked of “betrayal”. The Scottish Government have called for maximum devolution within the UK, including full control over tax and fiscal policy, in a wide-ranging set of proposals stopping just short of full 
independence.But the demands of the SNP and the Greens for devo max powers will sail right over the bar of one of the Commission’s key remits, to maintain the integrity of the UK. The great faultine may not be if the Commission deliver devo-max demands, they will not, but on how much and how far they will go up to that limit.

There are major disagreements between Labour and the Conservatives on the issue of tax devolution. In the run-up to the talks the trickery of David Cameorn on linking whether or not Scottish MPs should continue to be allowed to vote on English-only issues in the House of Commons has fouled the atmosphere . The Tories want to go further on the handover of tax levying powers than Labour do. Complete devolution of tax raising powers would be independence by the back door, Gordon Brown has argued. But the Lib Dems, who want Holyrood to have complete control of the rates and bands of personal income tax, seem unfazed.

The Conservatives and Lib Dems want Edinburgh to be in charge of setting rates and bands of personal income tax while Labour would impose limits, lower than even Brown wants. Brown wants Holyrood to be responsible for raising 54 per cent of its own revenue, quadrupling the figure from the £4billion it currently raises to £18billion in 2016. Scottish Labour want powers that would allow the Scottish Government to raise 40 per cent of their budget. There is plenty of room for the parties to fall out, as they will, but also pressure on them to find 
agreement too.

Meanwhile, former first minister Jack McConnell fired a shot across the bows of the Commission and his own party yesterday saying that the quick fix must stand the test of time. He said: “If you are designing a new tax system for Scotland, the system has to work and be sustainable for at least a number of years. “I hope Lord Smith will note the proposals from the different parties but then start a discussion on the basic principles that should then determine what is delivered.” He added: “Deals reached behind closed doors are not going to reach a semi-permanent solution. This has to be seen as based on principle and stand the test of time.”

The representatives on the commission:

SNP - Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney and Linda Fabiani MSP.
Scottish Labour - Finance spokesman Iain Gray MSP and shadow work and pensions minister Gregg McClymont MP.
Former Scottish Conservative leader Annabel Goldie will represent her party with Glasgow University law professor Adam Tomkins.
The Scottish Liberal Democrats – Former Scottish Secretary Michael Moore MP and former party leader Tavish Scott MSP.
The Scottish Green Party - Co-leaders Patrick Harvie MSP and Edinburgh councillor Maggie Chapman.

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http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/oct/22/scotland-main-political-parties-devolution-smith-commission

http://article.wn.com/view/2014/10/22/Scotland_s_main_parties_to_discuss_further_devolution_at_Smi/

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2 Americans, 1 Spanish Nurse Cured Of Ebola, As Sign’s Of World Pandemic Slow

Ashoka Mukpo is thankful for the treatment that saved his life

Ashoka Mukpo is thankful for the treatment that saved his life

Well it looks like Ebola is calming down very fast in the USA, THANKFULLY! No reports now in 5 days since President Obama asked the Media to calm down with every story of a person sick on a plane and other stories, frightening people and giving people like me Ebola news to write about. http://shaunynews.com/2014/10/19/obama-warns-americans-against-ebola-hysteria/ Pretty much since that speech, there have been not one new report or scare. This is good, 2 Countries in Africa, Senegal and Nigeria are now Ebola free Countries, so I think we, as a World have beaten Ebola. I hope I am not speaking too soon. In West Africa a few Countries are still struggling badly, so we remain vigilant, but this here is fantastic news anyway you tell it, lets hope and pray this trend continues over the coming weeks, we must however still listen to the CDC and W.H.O The World Health Organisation said just 10 days ago it will spread worse.

WHO and CDC Have both said in the last 10/14 days Ebola will spread to around 10,000 infected a week

A photojournalist has been cured of Ebola as the United States tightens restrictions on travellers from West African countries. Ashoka Mukpo, who was working as a freelance cameraman for NBC News in Monrovia, Liberia, when he fell ill, will go home on Wednesday. In a statement, the 33-year-old American said he was humbled by his recovery. “Too many are not as fortunate and lucky as I’ve been. I’m very happy to be alive.”

Eight people including Mr Mukpo have or are being treated for ebola in the US; one of whom, a man from Liberia, has died.

Ebola screening office at JFK airport

Ebola screening office at JFK airport

One of the two nurses infected with the virus while treating a Liberian patient in Dallas is now faring better, the National Institutes of Health said on Tuesday.

Nina Pham’s condition has been upgraded from fair to good. Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, which is treating the second nurse, Amber Vinson, has so far has not given an update on her condition. Her mother said she remained weak, without offering further details. The stories of recovery came amid news that passengers travelling to the US from three West African countries must enter the country through one of five airports. The designated airports are New York’s Kennedy, Newark Liberty, Washington’s Dulles, Chicago’s O’Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta. Each of these hospitals implemented enhanced ebola screenings earlier this month. Government officials said about 94% of the estimated 150 daily passengers from the stricken region pass through those five airports. Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson said the decision was based on the department’s “ongoing response to prevent the spread of Ebola to the United States”

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Ebola crisis: Spanish nurse Teresa Romero cured of virus after final test clears her

Spanish Nurse Teresa Romero is cured from Ebola

Spanish Nurse Teresa Romero is cured from Ebola

A Spanish nurse who was the first person to catch Ebola outside Africa has been cured of the deadly virus according to doctors treating her. “She is now cured,” Dr Jose Ramon Arribas, head of Madrid’s Carlos III Hospital’s infectious diseases unit, told reporters. The diagnosis of Teresa Romero, 44, on October 6 sparked fears that the disease would spread through Europe. But Dr Arribas gave the nurse the all clear and declared “the criteria set by the World Health Organisation for curing the Ebola virus have been fulfilled”. She has had two negative tests in the past 48 hours indicating she was now clear of Ebola, after being in isolation in hospital since contracting the disease.

Ms Romero was one of the nursing staff at the Carlos III hospital who treated two elderly Spanish missionaries who caught the disease in West Africa and died in Madrid in August and September. It is believed she was given human serum containing antibodies from Ebola survivors and other drugs. Despite being cleared she will remain in hospital until she has fully recovered. Ms Romero’s husband Javier Limon and another 14 people who had contact with her before she was diagnosed are under observation at the hospital but none has yet shown symptoms. Dr Arribas said a specialist laboratory confirmed that a fourth and final round of tests had shown her to be clear of the virus.

The news sparked relief after two tense weeks which raised public sympathy for the nurse and questions about safety procedures and public spending cuts in Spain’s health sector. “Someone surviving the Ebola virus is always a cause for celebration,” said Marta Arsuaga, one of the doctors who have been working round the clock treating Ms Romero. Dr Arribas said that according to WHO guidelines, officials will have to wait until 42 days after the curing of the last infected patient to declare the country free of Ebola. Ebola, which begins with fever and can then escalate to diarrhoea, vomiting, internal bleeding and organ failure, has killed more than 4,500 people.

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US funnels travellers from Ebola-hit nations to five airports

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Flights from West Africa arrive here, as Obama finally acts on air travel

Meanwhile, a US photojournalist infected with Ebola in Liberia is now free of the virus and will go home, the Nebraska hospital treating him said. “Recovering from Ebola is a truly humbling feeling,” said Ashoka Mukpo, who was working as a freelance cameraman for NBC News in Monrovia when he fell ill. Travellers entering the United States whose trips originated in Ebola-stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must now fly into one of five airports that have enhanced screening in place. The restrictions will subject affected travellers to temperature tests among other protocols at New York’s JFK, New Jersey’s Newark, Washington Dulles, Atlanta and Chicago’s O’Hare international airports. Those airports account for about 94 per cent of the passengers flying to the United States from the Ebola-hit nations. The restrictions, announced by the US department of homeland security, will take effect from Wednesday (US time) and apply to all travellers, including US citizens and those who would have arrived by land or sea.

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Dallas nurse infected with Ebola faring better

Nina Pham is also showing signs of recovery

Nina Pham is also showing signs of recovery

US health authorities said the condition of a nurse infected with Ebola has been upgraded to good. Nina Pham was one of two nurses in Dallas who became infected with Ebola while treating Liberian patient Thomas Duncan, who died of the disease on October 8. “Ms Pham’s clinical status has been upgraded from fair to good,” the National Institutes of Health said in a statement. No additional details were available at this time, it added. Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, which is treating the second nurse, Amber Vinson, so far has not given an update on her condition. Her mother said on Monday she remained weak, without offering further details.

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http://news.sky.com/story/1357769/us-photojournalist-is-cured-of-ebola-virus

http://www.lbc.co.uk/us-photojournalist-is-cured-of-ebola-virus-99093

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/20/health/ebola-outbreak-roundup/

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-22/spanish-ebola-nurse-cured-as-us-imposes-tighter-screening-restr/5831670

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/health/2014/10/21/spanish-nurse-aide-teresa-romero-declared-officially-free-ebola-but-still-very/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-2801769/Ebola-U-S-worries-economy-jobs-poll.html

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Chicago man to Obama: ‘Don’t touch my girlfriend’ – Obama’s Security does ‘nothing’

Via CBS Chicago

Via CBS Chicago

Now I always use Logic when I hear ANY story, it is just how I condition myself now as an adult. Whenever someone sends me something like I am sharing here, I always look for other reasons, I can’t describe why I do it, I just do it, most stories are legit, but sometime the story is real, but manufactured, made up, made to be, a photo opportunity, something to make the person look ‘Better’ or in a better light. This video here is when Obama went to vote on Wednesday morning and the woman to his left was just voting as anyone would, suddenly her boyfriend ‘Mike’ comes into the picture and, well I will let you see first, video is over a minute long, you will see where I am going. Also I got the video from my good friend Anne over at http://talesalongtheway.com/ What you think right away?

Now, I am only asking. Mike walks in-front of the most powerful man on the planet, the President Of The United States Of America and threatens him. I am asking simply, in the “Police State America” many are seeing and noticing and sharing about Police brutality and all the other stuff. Why was Mike allowed to walk past the POTUS and say this. Obama’s security team must be asleep or not there. What if Mike had a gun? So what do you think? Was this as you see, just good fun, or staged? I know I over think things, but LOGIC and the USA as it is just now, this video seems ‘Strange’ in the current climate

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/21/politics/obama-early-voting-jokes/index.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/barackobama/11178016/Chicago-man-to-Obama-dont-touch-my-girlfriend.html

http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/nightly-news/chicago-man-warns-obama-dont-touch-my-girlfriend-345957955796

http://www.washingtonpost.com/posttv/national/man-tells-obama-dont-touch-my-girlfriend/2014/10/21/4a7b649c-5959-11e4-9d6c-756a229d8b18_video.html

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Edinburgh, Evil History I Seen And Photographed Myself. My Story, Be Scared!

The City below Edinburgh that was sealed off when the black plaque hit

The City below Edinburgh that was sealed off when the black plaque hit

I have told these stories to friends all over the World and many have asked me to write about it and tell the story. Well I could write it all but these video’s tell the story of Grayfriers Churchyard where I have been and taken some VERY OFF Pictures, see below! May Kings Close is the city under the centre of Edinburgh they sealed off due to the black plaque. Burke and Hare and much more. History hundreds years old. The old prison area of Grayfriers Graveyard is closed to the public due to people dying or being pushed against walls. I was there and took pictures. Me and friends heard a voice, kinda in a digital way “GET OUT” And it’s fair to say we ran and vaulted the 15 foot wall in seconds. I have a story. The day after the Grayfriers Graveyard night my mate had a seizure and we were all sick for a few days. I will try and get a few of my mates to confirm this. We heard things, we seen things, we felt things. Why did we do it? I guess we did it because we could. These are the scariest places on Earth and I now why now, the stories I had heard before hand I didn’t believe. I will NEVER set foot in either of these Graveyards again, so here are some images and some videos. Enjoy

Images me and some friends took. Yeah we got stoned and went Ghost Hunting in the most haunted place on Earth. This image here I had experts go over, we have NO IDEA what it is

Images me and some friends took. Yeah we got stoned and went Ghost Hunting in the most haunted place on Earth. This image here I had experts go over, we have NO IDEA what it is

This is a friend, we heard what sounded like someone running at me, and this was the picture I took

This is a friend, we heard what sounded like someone running at me, and this was the picture I took

Look in the middle of them, head height, it's 'Like' someone's shoulders and both could hear whispering from behind

Look in the middle of them, head height, it’s ‘Like’ someone’s shoulders and both could hear whispering from behind

To the left another weird white 'Something' Again we all heard whispering

To the left another weird white ‘Something’ Again we all heard whispering

AMAZING THIS..Taken against a brick wall. This isn't into the Sky. This image is on a few famous Paranormal sites

AMAZING THIS..Taken against a brick wall. This isn’t into the Sky. This image is on a few famous Paranormal sites

This is a bush near the prisoners locked area, can you see it? When you do, you will be scared. We were

This is a bush near the prisoners locked area, can you see it? When you do, you will be scared. We were

We could all hear footsteps in the gravel. This is what my mate is looking down at

We could all hear footsteps in the gravel. This is what my mate is looking down at

This lad is a real tough chap and he got freaked also

This lad is a real tough chap and he got freaked also

Dawn my Partner far right...Don't EVER do this stoned :D

Dawn my Partner far right…Don’t EVER do this stoned :D

No mist, no smoking, nobody knows what this is. Again we heard noises so I snapped away with my old Kodak camera

No mist, no smoking, nobody knows what this is. Again we heard noises so I snapped away with my old Kodak camera

I circled what we all seen as a face. We all heard "Grooan" so I snapped an image. We came home, seen this..FEAR AND SCREAMS WERE HEARD!

I circled what we all seen as a face. We all heard “Grooan” so I snapped an image. We came home, seen this..FEAR AND SCREAMS WERE HEARD!

Covenanters' Prison - Greyfriars Graveyard, locked for VERY good reason

Covenanters’ Prison – Greyfriars Graveyard, locked for VERY good reason

Inside the cell we all heard "GET OUT" in a very odd accent...Really I don't know

Inside the cell we all heard “GET OUT” in a very odd accent…Really I don’t know

Having fun while being scared out our minds

Having fun while being scared out our minds

My mate Scott was slapped in the face with nobody within 10 feet of him

My mate Scott was slapped in the face with nobody within 10 feet of him

The famous graveyard for the "Powerful" in the Centre of town, this is the entrance, we couldn't go in. 6 of us and none of us could walk up the stairs...We all felt "IT" It was EVIL

The famous graveyard for the “Powerful” in the Centre of town, this is the entrance, we couldn’t go in. 6 of us and none of us could walk up the stairs…We all felt “IT” It was EVIL

Come to Edinburgh and shyt yursel!

Come to Edinburgh and scare yourself to DEATH! lol

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Haunted GreyFriars, Documentary

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Dark Secrets: Edinburgh

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The little girl ghost of Mary King’s Close

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The UK will quadruple prison sentences for online abuse, trolls can get up to 2 years in jail

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The issue of online trolling is never too far awayfrom public debate, but the UK government is gearing up to tackle the problem head-on by quadrupling the maximum sentence for those convicted of online abuse.

The news comes hot on the heels of the well-publicized threats aimed at Judy Finnegan and her daughter on Twitter, after the TV presenter voiced a degree of support for a footballer who was set to be released from prison after serving two years for rape.

Now, as the Mail on Sunday reports , internet trolls who partake in vile abuse could receive anything up to two years behind bars as part of a renewed attempt to curb trolling.

“These internet trolls are cowards who are poisoning our national life,” said Justice Secretary Chris Grayling. “No one would permit such venom in person, so there should be no place for it on social media. That is why we are determined to quadruple the current six-month sentence.”

An amendment to facilitate this new law will be made to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill that is already going through Parliament.

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The moment an evil villain forgets he has no moustache to twirl.

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Fish Fossils Show Sex Originated In Scotland

Microbrachius dicki – which lived in ancient lakes – are the first-known animal to reproduce by having sex instead of spawning.

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Is Science cool or is science cool? We even invented sex! :D HAHA

Ancient armoured fish pioneered sex as we know it some 385 million years ago in what is now Scotland, scientists say.

The Microbrachius dicki – a bony 8cm-long fish which lived in ancient lakes – is believed to be the first-known animal to reproduce by having sex instead of by spawning.

The research is published in the journal Nature, and if confirmed would stand as one of the major breakthroughs in understanding the history of reproductive biology.

Fossils show that the males developed bony L-shaped genital limbs called claspers.

These transferred sperm to females, which developed paired bones to lock the male organs in place during sex.

The fish belonged to the placoderm group – the earliest vertebrate ancestors of humans.

Palaeontologist Dr John Long, who led the research, said: “Placoderms were once thought to be a dead-end group with no live relatives, but recent studies show that our own evolution is deeply rooted in placoderms and that many of the features we have – such as jaws, teeth and paired limbs – first originated with this group of fishes.”

He said the discovery shows “they gave us the intimate act of sexual intercourse as well.”

The breakthrough came last year when Dr Long found a single fossil bone in the collections of Estonia’s Tallinn University, which caused him to gather an international team of scientists to analyse fossil specimens from across the world.

The research paper also said the fish likely copulated from a sideways position due to the shape of the male gentitals.

Dr Long – from Flinders University in Australia – added: “These L-shaped claspers on the male would reach to the centre of the female, where she had two little genital plates which were pretty rough, a bit like cheese graters, so that they could lock the male clasper into position like velcro.

“This enabled the males to manoeuvre their genital organs into the right position for mating.”

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Lynda Bellingham loses her battle with Cancer

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Actress best known for role as mother in long-running Oxo adverts

Actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham died yesterday in her husband Michael’s arms, her agent has said. The 66-year-old star, best known for her long-running role as a mother in the Oxo TV adverts, had been battling colon cancer, which later spread to her lungs and liver, since being diagnosed in July last year. The actress said she decided to end her treatment on August 13 to limit the amount of suffering her family would witness.

She said that she wanted to have some control back over the remainder of her life after being left desperately ill by the gruelling chemo sessions. In a statement on behalf of Bellingham’s family, her agent, Sue Latimer, said this morning: ‘Lynda died peacefully in her husband’s arms yesterday at a London hospital. ‘Her family would like to thank the nurses and staff for their tremendous care and support. Actor, writer and presenter – to the end Lynda was a consummate professional.’

The tragic news came just days after the 66-year-old made an emotional return to TV show Loose Women for one final appearance and told a fellow presenter: ‘Please don’t cry… it will be fine.’ Celebrities paid tribute to Bellingham on Twitter this morning, with Phillip Schofield tweeting: RIP Gorgeous Lynda Bellingham xx’ Actor Simon Pegg, who starred with the actress in 1990s TV show Faith In The Future, said: ‘Lynda Bellingham, a gorgeous, brassy, funny, generous, talented human being. My first TV mother figure and a treasured friend.’

She died in her Husbands arms

She died in her Husbands arms

Actress and presenter Amanda Holden wrote: ‘So devastated to hear the news about the beautiful Lynda Bellingham.’ Kirstie Allsopp said: ‘Lynda Bellingham, she was an inspiration, she so wanted to make it to Christmas, if you’re working towards that, don’t give up hope. Fellow presenter Ben Shephard said: ‘So so sad to hear that the gorgeous Lynda Bellingham has passed away. She was just wonderful to be around and will be sorely missed.’ Bellingham’s decision to end her treatment was revealed in a newspaper serialisation of her forthcoming autobiography. She had said she would like to see one last Christmas.

Bellingham said: ‘The decision to give up chemo was a huge relief because I took back some control of myself. It’s there on the table if I want it. ‘I don’t want the boys or my husband to see me die a little sad old lady. I want to go out there as I am.’

She was awarded an OBE in 2013 for charity work, and wrote her memoirs and a novel. She married three times and is survived by her two sons.

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Lynda was best known as the mother in the Oxo adverts – which appeared on TV screens for two decades

She said she wanted her autobiography to be ‘uplifting’, adding: ‘I wrote the book for everybody out there. ‘It’s not supposed to be an embarrassing account of me having terminal cancer. ‘I wanted to write it for everybody who is given that curveball and say of course there are no answers but, if you can, take it and make it positive and talk about dying. ‘If two people read this book and think ‘Actually, that’s how I feel and I’m not on my own’, then I’ll have done something half decent.’ Bellingham, who took part in the 2009 series of Strictly Come Dancing, was also a panellist on ITV show Loose Women in recent years. In a special farewell episode of the ITV show, which is yet to air, in which she received a standing ovation. She also presented a number of other programmes, following an acting career which saw her star in dramas such as At Home With The Braithwaites and The Bill. Lynda’s most famous role in the Oxo adverts kept her on British TV screens for almost two decades.

The actress was diagnosed with colon cancer little over a year ago, which later spread to her lungs and liver. She was born in Montreal on May 31, 1948 after her father, an airline pilot, moved there for work, but she grew up near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. She got her first taste of stage success at school before going on to study at the Central School of Speech and Drama, followed by a steady succession of roles in theatre, film and television. Prominent parts included playing Helen Herriot in All Creatures Great And Small, and the title role in sitcom Faith In The Future. On stage, she appeared at the Old Vic and the Royal Court and in the West End production of Calendar Girls.

Lynda in a 1983 Oxo advert alongside on-screen daughter Alison Reynolds, on-screen husband Michael Redfern and on-screen sons Jason Norman and Nicholas Stroud

Lynda in a 1983 Oxo advert alongside on-screen daughter Alison Reynolds, on-screen husband Michael Redfern and on-screen sons Jason Norman and Nicholas Stroud

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