News archive from 26 September 2017

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Susan Calman AVOIDED partner Kevin Clifton for A WEEK

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Susan Calman AVOIDED partner Kevin Clifton for A WEEK

But one star has admitted they were so excited that they about the prospect of dancing with their professional partner that they avoided them for a week.  Susan Calman confessed that she was stunned when she heard she would be dancing with Kevin...

 
The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed review - A fine body of work

The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed review - A fine body of work

What can be more perfectly suited to the needs of tv science programming than a pair of identical twin brothers, both trained as doctors? In the interest of science (tv science, at least), they’ve put their bodies through all manner of dual-track...

 
Terry Wogan voted best BBC radio presenter of all time

Terry Wogan voted best BBC radio presenter of all time

Sir Terry, who died in January last year, first went out on the broadcaster's airwaves in 1966 before moving on to present the Radio 2 breakfast show for a total of 28 years, over two stints. Awarded an honorary OBE in 1997 for his services to...

 
Cat Deeley goes in on The X Factor as she says viewers are getting ‘bored’ of the talent show

Cat Deeley goes in on The X Factor as she says viewers are getting ‘bored’ of the talent show

As presenter of a popular American dance show, Cat Deeley knows what it’s like to have high ratings – and she reckon’s The X Factor hasn’t got ’em anymore. The 40-year-old So You Think You Can Dance presenter said that she thinks the singing talent...

Metro, 00:03 in Showbiz
 

Cage chief guilty of obstructing police

THE international director of advocacy group Cage was found guilty yesterday of obstructing counter-terrorism police by refusing to hand over his mobile phone and laptop at Heathrow airport. Muhammad Rabbani, 36, was arrested on November 20 last year...

 

Badly treated call centre staff step up campaign

CONDITIONS at a call centre providing services for the likes of Barclays, Sainsbury’s and Which? are so bad that nine in 10 workers say it is “not a good place to work,” a damning survey revealed yesterday. Union GMB said it would step up its campaign...

 

Britain ‘should keep advantages of EU’

BRITAIN should aim to keep the advantages of the customs union after leaving the European Union but without being “locked into a structural model,” Barry Gardiner argued yesterday. Being part of any customs union or the single market would hinder...

 

Palestine: Cabinet to meet in Gaza Strip

THE Palestinian Authority will hold a cabinet meeting in the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip next week, a spokesman said yesterday. In a sign of warming relations between the Fatah and Hamas parties, authority spokesman Yousef al-Mahmoud said Fatah Prime...

 

France: Anti-Macron strikers blockade fuel depots

FRENCH lorry drivers blockaded fuel depots across the country yesterday in a protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s new labour law. The CGT and FO union federations called the strike last week in opposition to the new law, which would allow firms...

 

Myanmar: Rohingya accused of Hindu massacre

MYANMAR police accused Rohingya militants yesterday of killing 28 Hindu villagers whose bodies were found in two mass graves. Myanmar border police Major Zayar Nyein in northern Rakhine state said the graves were discovered on Sunday and contained the...

 

Skinner’s right, we must invest

Evergreen Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner hit the nail on the head yesterday in telling delegates under media interrogation over how to fund Labour’s economic policies what to reply. “When the private sector expands, where do you think they get the money...

 

‘Do not despair, have hope and determination’

In part one of a two part Q&A, HARRY LESLIE SMITH talks to the Star about the deeply troubling times we find ourselves in THE title of your book has a rather ominous warning for today’s Labour Party members. Why did you decide to write this now?...

 

‘They’ve got the money but we’ve got the power’

CHRIS WILLIAMSON talks to Ben Cowles about neoliberalism and its effects in Latin America WHAT is there left to say about austerity? I can barely conjure up the energy to write about it. The hideousness of stripping vital funding away from everything...

 

Penguin-cams capture the birds feasting on JELLYFISH in 'unexpected' discovery

Jellyfish and other gelatinous sea creatures aren't the most energy-rich prey on the food chain – but, penguins prefer to snack on them anyway. Recent studies have suggested that penguins may accidentally consume these low calorie animals when hunting...

 

The left is strong ever in the Labour party

But this new strength could provide ever more challenges for both the left and right wings of the party, writes CONRAD LANDIN SHORTLY after Jeremy Corbyn swept away his rivals in the leadership election two years ago, one Labour left MP sidled over to...

 


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