London Lite Thursday, 8 October 2009 public must accept du bekes apology, says Forsyth in the past, everybody had their nickname Comehellorhighwater,teensneedthatXFactor Siege: girl fans climb the X Factor fence Oh boyo: Lloyd Daniels and fans DIEHARD X Factor fans are besieging the house where the reality stars are staying ahead of the first live show on Saturday. The hopefuls are being mentored by Robbie Williams as he prepares to make a comeback with his new single, Bodies, on the show. Teenagers braved lashing rain last night as they clambered over fences and buzzed the intercom in a bid to speak to finalists at the house in West Hampstead. Welsh teenager Lloyd Daniels, 16, came out of the house to sign autographs. An onlooker said: Some young girls were dressed up as the shows girl band Kandy Rain as they tried to get the contestants attention. They didnt seem to care in the slightest that it was chucking it down with rain. At one point Lloyd came out and looked pretty concerned about the situation as more and more fans started to gather. interview on a TalkSport radio show. The BBC has pledged to stand by Du Beke despite more than 400 complaints -- some calling for him to be sacked -- from viewers over the off-air comment, made to Footballers Wives actress Rouass when she showed up for rehearsals after having a spray-on tan. The dancer, 43, apologised unreserv- edly to his 38-year-old partner, who has Moroccan and Indian ancestry, and she accepted his apology. But Forsyth, who has presented the BBC1 show since it started in 2004, risked reigniting the controversy when he said in his radio interview: We used to have a sense of humour about this. You go back 25, 30, 40 years and there has always been a bit of humour about the whole thing. At one time the Americans used to call us limeys which doesnt sound very nice, but we used to laugh about it. Everybody has a nickname. And he said this should be the end of the matter, adding: Anton is such a sweet guy, its such a terrible shame. Quick reflex of the tongue is what weve got. But when youre like that you can slip up every now and again. But Im sure there was nothing vindic- tive about what he said and it [Du Bekes apology] should be accepted. The Pakistan Welfare Association said today that the term Paki was unaccept- able, adding: Having a sense of humour does not mean you can insult a nation or a community Wading in: Bruce Forsyth with co- presenter Tess Dalylondon eye: pages eight & nine E Continued from Page 1 Inbrief drug gives hope on period pain SCIENTISTS have created a pill that could put an end to painful periods for millions of women. A team at Vantia Therapeutics in Southampton claims to have made a breakthrough in treating dysmenorrhoea, with a drug -- VA11191 -- designed to tackle the cause of the monthly cramps and not just the symptoms. liam: oasis is definitely over LIAm GALLAGhEr today broke his silence for the first time since his brother Noel quit Oasis after a family bust-up. Singer Liam, 37, said: Oasis is no longer. I think we all know that, without a doubt. And its a shame, but thats life. We had a good run at it. Songwriter and guitarist Noel, 42, walked out moments before a festival show last month. Quarter of the world is muslim ThE global muslim population stands at 1.57 billion -- nearly a quarter of the world, according to a new report. The comprehensive Pew Forum on religion and Public Life report reveals that Germany has more muslims than Lebanon, that China has more than Syria, and that russia has more muslims than Jordan and Libya combined. shipman letters sale called off AN AUCTION of letters written by serial killer harold Shipman has been cancelled. The 65 letters from the doctor to patients David and mavis Stott while he was in jail were due to be sold off next month. The sale sparked anger from families of some of Shipmans victims. he was convicted of killing 15 patients and believed to be behind another 150 deaths. H 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.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html