BRITAINS Got Talent star Shaheen Jarfargholi will perform at Michael Jacksons memorial tonight. The singer, 12, was apparently invited by the Jackson family, who told him Michael was a huge fan after seeing him on YouTube. Michael was a London Lite Tuesday, 7 July 2009 A private farewell BGTsShaheensingingatJackomemorial Familypaytheirrespectsbeforetheworldsaysgoodbye Inbrief Toddler killed by flatscreen TV fall A TODDLER died after he was crushed by a flatscreen television that fell off the wall at his home. The two-year-old boy suffered serious head injuries from the blow, which knocked him unconscious. A neighbour told how the sobbing father placed his son on the grass outside their flat in Basildon, Essex, as an off-duty nurse tried to resuscitate him. The tot died in an ambulance on his way to hospital. Raunchy reads for older women MIDDLE-AGED women like nothing more than curling up with a book full of descriptive sexual liaisons, a survey revealed. Nearly two thirds of women aged 45 to 60 questioned by moisturiser firm Astral demanded raunchy scenes in their literature and half of them said they found it titillating. After romantic fiction, the most popular novel is blockbuster crime and mystery. In mourning: Jacksons sister La Toya and two of his three children, Prince Michael, 12, and 11-year-old Paris, are driven from the Forest Lawn cemetery in LA last night E Continued from Page 1 sisters Janet and La Toya Jackson, together with their parents Joe and Katherine and Jackos five brothers, were also there. The procession to the Staples Centre is being described as Americas Princess Diana moment. The Jackson brothers were said be keen on the body being driven in an open coffin so that mourners could throw flowers. A team of circus elephants and tigers were being lined up for a show at the Staples Centre. The funeral arrangements were being reported in the LA Times and on the TMZ website, which first revealed the 50-year-old singers death 12 days ago. Even for Jackson, whose life was littered with bizarre episodes, the memorial plan was seen by some as ghoulish and the family was said to be divided over whether to make the ceremony more discreet. The Jacksons deeply religious mother, Katherine, was reported to be keen on a more low-key affair. The California Highway Patrol was preparing to pro- vide an escort for the family motorcade to travel the 11 miles b e t w e e n t h e cemetery and the Staples Centre. A cordon has already been placed around the area to keep at a distance the thousands of fans without tickets who are expected to turn up. More than 1.6 million people registered for free tickets to the memorial. A total of 8,750 people received two each. Dame Elizabeth Taylor, one of Jacksons closest friends, said she was snubbing the public hoopla of the event. The veteran film star, 77, was asked to speak at the memorial, butturned organis- ers down. In a statement on Twitter, she wrote: I just dont believe that Michael would want me to share my grief with millions of others. Jacksons brother, Jermaine, was being tipped to headline a show at the Staples Centre which was scheduled to begin at 6pm British time. He was due to be joined on stage by guests including Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Usher and Brooke Shields. Everything about the memorial has to do with accommodating as many fans as possible, said Ken Sunshine, the Jackson family spokesman. British Airways reported a surge in bookings as soon as the memo- rial arrangements were announced. Virgins flights to San Francisco, Las Vegas and Los Angeles were packed. Paul Charles, a BA spokes- man said: This is Americas version of Princess Diana. People want to be in the vicinity. Service: Jackson family arrive at cemetery; the route for todays procession, above Precious: ticket for memorial Griffith Park Hollywood Elysian Park Forest Lawn Memorial Park Staples Centre LOS ANGELES H Thrilled: Melvin Price thanks Barbara Ramirez huge inspiration, said Shaheen. Im honoured. Meanwhile, a Jacko fan from Northampton was given a ticket to the memorial by a stranger who won one but then could not attend. Barbara and Ralph Ramirez spotted Melvin Price in Los Angeles wearing his red Thriller jacket and decided he was worthy. I dont know what to say, Mr Price said. Home is where the heart is, and right now, my heart is in America. Inspired: Shaheen index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html