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Last Updated: Sunday, 4 July, 2004, 09:36 GMT 10:36 UK
Kaplinsky wins TV dancing contest
BBC news presenter Natasha Kaplinsky and her dancing partner Brendan Cole have won BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing contest.

They beat EastEnders star Christopher Parker and his partner Hanna Karttunen in the final of the series shown live on Saturday night.

More than 2.5 million votes were cast by viewers as judges described the winning pair as "true ballroom stars".

The show, hosted by Bruce Forsyth, had featured eight dancing couples.


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