Anthony Hopkins stunned family living in his childhood home in Port Talbot when he dropped by and asked to buy the property

'Sell me your house': Family's shock as Anthony Hopkins turns up at his childhood home in Port Talbot to makes a very tempting offerActor Sir Anthony Hopkins turned up unexpectedly at a small house in Port Talbot – his childhood home – and asked if he could look aroundThe film star and his wife Stella hinted to bemused residents Chris Trainor and his partner Carly Culver that they might buy the property By Ben Ellery PUBLISHED: 22:06 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:47 GMT, 6 January 2013 Oscar-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins stunned the new owner of the small Welsh house where he grew up when he dropped in for a cup of tea – and asked if he could buy the property. The star arrived at the semi-detached home in Port Talbot in a chauffeur-driven car with his wife and two bodyguards, and asked Chris Trainor and his partner Carly Culver if he could look around

Join our gang – it"s grate! Trio of raccoons pictured with their heads poking out of drain

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Investment banker Thomas Ammann jailed for helping lovers make 1.5m by leaking inside information

Investment banker jailed for helping his two lovers make more than 1.5m by leaking confidential inside information Thomas Ammann persuaded two girlfriends to invest in shares in Dutch photocopy company Oce, knowing they were going to go up in price Love-rat netted close to 500,000 after agreeing to split profitsBanker jailed for two years and eight months today after pleading guilty to two counts of encouraging insider dealing and two counts of insider dealing | UPDATED: 01:15 GMT, 14 December 2012 Thomas Ammann, 39, pictured yesterday as he was jailed, handed over price sensitive details to his two girlfriends about a takeover bid The serial love-rat who tricked two of his girlfriends into carrying out illegal trades worth almost 1.8million was jailed for two years and eight months yesterday. Thomas Ammann, who wears a toupee, persuaded Christina Weckwerth and Jessica Mang to buy and sell shares in a firm he knew to be the subject of a future City takeover bid. Ammann, who worked at the London offices of Japanese bank Mizuho, was one of only seven at the bank who knew that global electronics company Canon was planning a takeover of Dutch printing firm Oce.