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Elton John’s close shave to death

Elton John’s close shave to death

Sir Elton John has revealed that he was “very close” to being killed by drugs. When asked: How close did drugs get to killing you? John replied: “Very close. I mean, I would have an epileptic seizure and turn blue, and people would find me on the floor and put me to bed, and then 40 minutes later I’d be snorting another line.”
“This is how bleak it was, I’d stay up, I’d smoke joints, I’d drink a bottle of Johnnie Walker and then I’d stay up for three days and then I’d go to sleep

Shahbaz and I have close ties: LHC CJ

LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif on Saturday said that he had personal relations with Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif.
Addressing a farewell ceremony given in his honour by Punjab’s session judges and additional session judges at the library of the Lahore High Court and attended by newly-appointed Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry, Justice Sharif said, “Relations with the Punjab chief justice played a big role in getting the salaries of

ASIAN GAMES 2010 – ‘Extraordinary’ Games close with China dominant

GUANGZHOU: An “extraordinary” Asian Games on Saturday closed after 15 days of thrills and spills that saw China reinforce its sporting credentials and Japan slip further behind.
On the last day of action at an Asiad unprecedented in size and scale, China fittingly won the last gold at stake when their women’s volleyball team toppled South Korea 3-2 in a thrilling finale.
Zhou Chunxiu earlier added yet more gold to their glittering haul by defending her women’s marathon title

Bayern close to agreeing with Dutch over Robben

MUNICH: Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge admitted Saturday the German giants are close to agreeing a compensation deal with the Dutch Football Federation (KNVB) over Arjen Robben.
Play-maker Robben is not expected to return to Bayern’s colours until at least January and has missed the entire season so far after damaging his thigh helping Holland reach the World Cup final in South Africa.
Bayern are angry the Dutch allowed the winger to play most of the