News archive from 3 September 2017

Great British Bake Off 2017: ‘I was dining out and missed it’ says Mary Berry

Great British Bake Off 2017: ‘I was dining out and missed it’ says Mary Berry

But the 82-year-old, who decided to quit the show when it controversially moved to Channel 4 from the BBC, said she had adored her time working on the programme as a judge. She said: “I absolutely loved it. I feel very rewarded that it’s got people...

 
Wildlife film-maker Gordon Buchanan on new BBC series Tribes, Predators & Me

Wildlife film-maker Gordon Buchanan on new BBC series Tribes, Predators & Me

Where is the series made?  We go to the Solomon Islands to meet the Shark People, who see sharks as spiritual animals. And we go to the Bodi tribe in Ethiopia to look at the relationship between people and hyenas. And what was your favourite place?  I...

 
The Four Lions star Nigel Lindsay on playing loyal PM Peel in ITV's Victoria

The Four Lions star Nigel Lindsay on playing loyal PM Peel in ITV's Victoria

You might not immediately recognise the name Nigel Lindsay but he’s certainly known to MI5. The Four Lions star is on their radar after playing a “hapless” Jihadi in the comedy film about a terrorist plot that produced an unexpected result. Garrulous...

 
TV round-up: The Great British Bake Off, Victoria and more

TV round-up: The Great British Bake Off, Victoria and more

I still can’t eat the cake unless I want to go back to elasticated waists a-go-go, but there were no worries about the presenters, who made the programme the same but different. Any concerns about the over-wackiness of Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig...

 

Shanaya Atkinson-Jones reduces X Factor judge to tears with powerful audition

Tune into tonight’s X Factor to see a County Durham teenager reduce her parents and judge Nicole Scherzinger to tears with a hugely emotional performance. Newton Aycliffe singer Shanaya Atkinson-Jones is the final act of the opening weekend of...

 
Universities run cartel, says think tank

Universities run cartel, says think tank

Universities have been accused of running a "cartel" and failing to offer enough two-year bachelor's degrees, by a right of centre think tank. The UK 2020 report argues that fast-track degrees could cut student debt. It is backed by Labour's...

BBC, 00:15 in Regional
 
North Korea ‘may back down’ after Seoul gets missile boost from Donald Trump

North Korea ‘may back down’ after Seoul gets missile boost from Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday agreed a deal allowing South Korea to have bigger missiles and new military hardware in the face of ratcheting tensions with Pyongyang. In a call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump shared the view that...

 
The worst is yet to come for the NHS - hospital chiefs

The worst is yet to come for the NHS - hospital chiefs

The NHS in England may suffer its worst winter in recent history if it does not receive an emergency bailout, hospital chiefs are warning. They say the cash is needed to pay for extra staff and beds because attempts to improve NHS finances have...

BBC, 00:21 in Regional
 
Domestic abuse survivors will soon be able to vote anonymously

Domestic abuse survivors will soon be able to vote anonymously

More domestic abuse survivors should be able to take part in elections thanks to new plans which will make registering to vote anonymously easier. The changes will make the process more straightforward, potentially benefiting thousands of people who...

Metro, 00:22 in Hot News
 

Juan Martin Del Potro continues making quiet progress in New York amid latest tennis comeback

While the fancied names struggle, a former champion has been quietly working his way through the US Open draw. It is a eight years and three wrist operations since Juan Martin del Potro lifted the trophy at Flushing Meadows as a 20-year-old. Eighteen...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

Kraigg Brathwaite is the man England really need to watch in Lord's decider

Kraigg Brathwaite has called on West Indies to back up their stunning victory at Headingley and clinch their first series win in England since the glory days of the 1980s. The tourists were ridiculed after losing 19 wickets in a day at Edgbaston, but...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

England consider naming Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali in ODI squad for West Indies series

England will consider going back on their early-season plans by naming their strongest side for this month's one-day series against West Indies. That means Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali, three of their most high-profile multi-format players,...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

Dominic Thiem marches on serenely at US Open with straight sets win over Adrian Mannarino to reach round...

Austrian sixth seed Dominic Thiem continued to work his way quietly through the US Open draw on Saturday, easing into the fourth round with a 7-5 6-3 6-4 win over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino. Playing on the power-packed side of the draw that includes...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

Lee Slattery takes two-shot lead into final day in Prague

England's Lee Slattery, whose wife is eight days overdue with the couple's second child, will take a two-shot lead into the final day of the D+D Real Czech Masters. Slattery carded a third round of 67 at Albatross Golf Resort to finish 12 under par,...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

Gael Monfils picks up injury yet again following third-round retirement against David Goffin in the US Open

Gael Monfils suffered yet another injury as he retired from his third-round match against Belgian ninth seed David Goffin at the U.S. Open on Saturday. The Frenchman had dropped the first set 7-5 before losing interest in the match in the second as he...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 


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