News archive from 21 February 2015, page 5

Racecourse picnic crackdown rethink

Plans for Newcastle Racecourse to ban picnics at its major 2015 summer races have been shelved. Newcastle Racecourse executive director David Williamson blamed potential "overcrowding due to picnics spreading out" for the initial ban but...

 

Los Angeles schools chief to seek halt to computers-for-all programme

Cortines said the district could not afford the programme, which aimed to provide iPads and computers to the district's 640,000 students, along with teachers and many administrators. “We are committed to providing technology to our children -whether...

 

'The only person that knew was my other half': Gillian Taylforth's children didn't see her EastEnders...

Gillian Taylforth’s children missed her return to EastEnders because they had no idea she had signed up for an Albert Square comeback. Gillian, who returned during the 30th anniversary live week of episodes, reprises her role as Kathy Beale, the...

 

The Saturdays' Una Foden looks the yummy mummy in a patterned blue coat at a LFW show with husband Ben......

She gave birth just over two weeks ago, and Una Foden still looked like had the glow of being a new mother at London Fashion Week. Joined by rugby-playing husband Ben Foden, The Saturdays star sat on the front row for Paul Costelloe's LFW show on...

 

Now that's Lowe cut! Model Daisy accentuates her cleavage in a plunging grey-green gown at LFW launch event

There seems to be one key rule to Daisy Lowe's most glamorous looks. And that's to make sure her enviable curves are highlighted at all time, which she certainly achieve on Friday night at the Very Exclusive launch party on the first night of London...

 

Kim Kardashian takes a break from the Amber Rose feud and hits the ski slopes with her sisters as Kanye...

While her husband Kanye West has risen to her family's defense in the ongoing feud with his ex Amber Rose, Kim Kardashian is taking it easy. The 34-year-old posted on Friday snaps from her sibling ski trip with Khloe, Kendall, and Kylie. In the social...

 

Make-up free Kym Marsh and her fiancé Dan Hooper wear matching leather jackets and blue jeans

They recently announced their engagement after a whirlwind 10-month romance. And now it looks like Kym Marsh and her fiancé Dan Hooper are in more sync than ever as they're now wearing matching outfits. The couple went for lunch in matching leather...

 

Who wore it best? Alexa Chung and pal Pixie Geldof arrive at London Fashion Week in the SAME leopard print...

Best friends often share a similar style, and it looked like that was certainly the case for Alexa Chung and Pixie Geldof. The fashionistas arrived at London Fashion Week separately but wearing the same leopard print Shrimps coat featuring a faux fur...

 

Newlywed Amber Heard debuts her dazzling wedding ring as she attends fashion event in London... weeks after...

At the start of the month, she beckoned the envy of countless women around the world, when she exchanged vows with Hollywood heart-throb Johnny Depp in a romantic ceremony. And on Friday, Amber Heard, 28, proudly displayed her dazzling...

 
Steve Bruce urges Hull City players to take 'huge step towards survival'

Steve Bruce urges Hull City players to take 'huge step towards survival'

STEVE Bruce is urging his Hull City side to take a huge step towards Premier League safety by securing back-to-back wins for the first time this season when hosting QPR this afternoon. After overcoming the deflation of three consecutive defeats last...

 
Duns 18-31 Berwick

Duns 18-31 Berwick

Tommy McColl scored two tries as Berwick came from behind to beat Duns under the floodlights at Castle Park in the BT Borders Shield. Michael Brennan and Roy McFarlane also touched down for Berwick, with flanker Shane Armstrong landing all four...

 
FASHION FIX: From timeless classics to blasts from the past, spring outwear never looked so good

FASHION FIX: From timeless classics to blasts from the past, spring outwear never looked so good

As we all cross our fingers that the slightly warmer weather we've been experiencing is a sign of things to come, choosing a seasonal jacket will soon be on the agenda. And while keying in to trends when it comes to spring outwear isn't usually a top...

 
KELLY’S EYE ON THE RUGBY SCENE: Tamara Taylor, England women’s rugby captain and men’s coach

KELLY’S EYE ON THE RUGBY SCENE: Tamara Taylor, England women’s rugby captain and men’s coach

IMAGINE Wayne Rooney, the captain of England and one of our finest footballers, managing the Dog & Duck on a Sunday morning? Drinking in it maybe, but running their footy team? Far-fetched? Of course. You have more chance of winning a million on...

 
Framestore explains what it is like to win an Oscar

Framestore explains what it is like to win an Oscar

Let us know what you think of this new format. Have your say Continue reading the main story Last year London-based Framestore won an Oscar for its breathtaking visual effects on the movie Gravity. But what does it really feel like when your name is...

BBC, 01:47 in Art & Culture
 
Brazilian Beatles fan Lizzie Bravo on singing with the Fab Four

Brazilian Beatles fan Lizzie Bravo on singing with the Fab Four

When she was a teenager, Lizzie Bravo used to stand outside Abbey Road studios every day, hoping to catch a glimpse of the Beatles. The Brazilian moved to London in the late 1960s to work as an au pair. Between shifts, she hung around the entrance to...

BBC, 01:47 in Art & Culture
 


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