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Stacey Chanelle Claire Solomon (born 4 October 1989) is an English singer and media personality. In 2009, she finished in third place on the sixth series of The X Factor, and gained a number one single on the UK Singles Chart when her fellow The X Factor finalists released a cover of "You Are Not Alone". Solomon won the tenth series of I'm a Celebrity...

Get Me Out of Here!. Her debut single, a cover of "Driving Home for Christmas", was released on 19 December 2011. Solomon then released her debut album Shy on 18 April 2015. In September 2016, she began appearing as a panellist on Loose Women and in November of the same year she presented the I'm a Celebrity spin-off series I'm a Celebrity: Extra Camp.

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"Bosomy Betsy": The classic drink Manchester invented and then forgot

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Most people know the story of Vimto and how was created in Manchester over 100-years ago. The vitamin tonic drink was created on Granby Row in 1908 by Blackburn born herbs, spices and medicines dealer, Noel Nichols, as a heath drink - and to cash in on the temperance movement.

But what is less widely recognised is that Tizer was also invented here as well. Its name is an abbreviation of 'appetizer', and was first released by Manchester drink innovators Fred and Tom Pickup in 1924.

Fred Pickup grew up in Heywood and attended St Michael's School in Bamford. At the turn of the 20th century, he went into business in Yorkshire starting Pickup's Mineral Waters.

As the company expanded he returned to Manchester, and in 1924, he developed the formula for what would become Tizer. READ MORE: 'Pop or mineral?' Door-to-door treats thousands of Mancunians can't forget Read today's top Manchester Evening News stories Originally sold as Pickup's Appetizer, the brothers started off selling the drink contained in stone jars from handcarts, which Fred himself trudged through the streets of Manchester.

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