Peaches’ Easter funeral at Paula church

PEACHES Geldof’s funeral will take place on Easter Monday — at the same church as mum Paula Yates.

Tragic | Mum-of-two Peaches Geldof. (Image | BBC)
Tragic | Mum-of-two Peaches Geldof. (Image | BBC)

Grieving dad Sir Bob, 62, will give the eulogy at the ceremony, which will be a private affair for friends and family.

The mass will be held at a church near Davington Priory, the family home in Kent.

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We’ll catch your killer

Met’s vow on PC Yvonne Fletcher

THE Met Police yesterday vowed to find PC Yvonne Fletcher’s killer, 30 years after she was shot dead.

Tribute | Met boss lays wreath. (Image | Google)
Tribute | Met boss lays wreath. (Image | Google)

Her family joined friends and colleagues in remembering the officer — gunned down aged 25 outside the Libyan embassy in 1984.

Speaking at the memorial service, Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said: “We lost a colleague, and we’re determined to catch the person responsible.”

Relatives laid flowers at the spot where she was hit by a sniper from the embassy while policing a rally in St James’s Square, central London.

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Brighton Marathon: 26.2 reasons to read this

LIKE an oasis in the desert, the “400m to go” sign appeared in the distance, and my legs, aching with fatigue, propelled me towards the finish line of the 2014 Brighton Marathon.

Sweat and cheers | Me after the 2014 Brighton Marathon. (Image | Chris King)
Sweat and cheers | Me after the 2014 Brighton Marathon. (Image | Chris King)

Then, after five months of training, 11 physiotherapist appointments, dozens of High-5 energy gels and hundreds of miles, it was over.

I walked, nay, hobbled, towards the volunteers handing out medals, one of whom hung mine around my neck, and stumbled towards a grassy verge where I lay down on my back and stared at the clear white sky, consumed by 26.2 miles of sheer exhaustion.

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QPR’s troubles threaten play-off hopes

QPR FanZoner Chris King feels the Rs are heading into the play-offs in shocking form and says the fans are starting to turn on Harry Redknapp.


It's all Rover | Tommy Spurr celebrates putting Blackburn Rovers 2-0 up against Queens Park Rangers. (Image | BBC)
Game Rover | Tommy Spurr celebrates putting Blackburn Rovers 2-0 up against Queens Park Rangers. (Image | BBC)

Queens Park Rangers succumbed to a 2-0 defeat against Blackburn Rovers on Tuesday, wrapping a neat bow around the promotion gifted to Burnley on Saturday.

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