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£1 king’s empire is revealed

Keith with entertainer Bobby Davro, Keith's son Steve and Poundland co-founder David Dodd, pictured in the mid 90s.

"I thought it would be good, but not this good," smiled Keith Smith, surveying the grounds of his giant Grade 1 listed Jacobean mansion in the Shropshire countryside.

Jane sheds half her body weight

Jane Mason is a shadow of her former self

Being a cook meant Jane Mason didn't fancy going in the kitchen at home - often opting for eating takeaway meals in front of the television.

Hot Fuzz: Meet Ricki Hall

RICKI 14 TS 10

Modelling, mayhem, megastars: welcome to the world of Ricki Hall. Codsall’s never been so cool.

Win a 12-month family pass for Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle

Celebrating its 1,100th birthday this year, Warwick Castle is home to live-actor attractions, birds of prey shows, trebuchet fireball spectaculars and heaps of horrible history brought to life. And we have got five annual family passes to give away in today’s gruesome competition.

Diehard scooter fans take style up a gear

David Thompson gets set for the ride out with his son Alex, aged 10.

There's the splutter of the engines followed by the familiar mosquito type buzz as they zip off into the distance - a scene straight out of cult classic Quadrophenia.

Poll: Should workers be able to strike?

Strike 3 PM 10

The Conservatives are pledging to legislate to make it more difficult for trade unions to strike if they are returned to power in next year's general election.