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Sugar Bits — Team GB Third In Olympics Medals Table

  • Team GB had an amazing weekend winning 17 medals, with Britain's most successful two days at an Olympics for a century taking us to third place in the overall table behind China and the US. — The Independent
  • More than 6,000 gathered at the House of Hope in Chicago on Saturday for a memorial service celebrating the life of Bernie Mac. Samuel L. Jackson spoke at the ceremony, saying: "He always had time to shake a hand. He was always that kid from Chicago who wanted to make everybody happy and everybody laugh". — Associated Press
  • Irish band The Script knocked ABBA Gold off the top of the album chart with their self-titled debut, while Katy Perry's "I Kissed A Girl" held onto number one in the singles chart for a second week. — BBC
  • The X Factor drew massive viewing figures on Saturday night with 54% of the total TV audience. It peaked at 12.1 million, beating last year's final which drew an average of 11.7 million viewers. — The Mirror
  • Jodie Kidd has signed up for the next series of Strictly Come Dancing, along with chef Gary Rhodes and M People's Heather Small. The celeb contestants are being paid a rumoured £30,000, which is apparently a £5,000 increase on last year. — The Sun
  • ICYMI Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi got married on Saturday afternoon. Congrats! — PopSugar


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