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Ant McPartlin set to return to TV hosting in January for BGT

Ant McPartlin set to return to TV hosting in January for BGT

Ant McPartlin is expected to return to his TV work next month after taking time off to go into rehab. The host is preparing to film Britain's Got Talent auditions in January - 10 months after he crashed a car while more than twice the drink drive...

yesterday, 12:32 in Art & Culture
 
Vijay Mallya should be extradited to India, London court rules

Vijay Mallya should be extradited to India, London court rules

Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya should be extradited from the UK to India where he faces fraud charges, a London court has ruled. Mr Mallya attended Westminster Magistrates Court for the hearing. Mr Mallya, whose business empire once included...

yesterday, 12:29 in Business
 
Domino's Pizza shares fall 7% amid franchise row

Domino's Pizza shares fall 7% amid franchise row

Shares in Domino's Pizza Group have dived 7% amid reports of an escalating row between the firm and its franchisees. According to the Sunday Times, 11 of the company's biggest franchisees have written to the board threatening to "declare...

yesterday, 12:29 in Business
 
Brexit: Theresa May understood to be delaying key vote

Brexit: Theresa May understood to be delaying key vote

Theresa May is to make a statement to MPs at 15:30 GMT amid reports Tuesday's vote on her Brexit deal is being delayed. That will be followed by a statement from Commons leader Andrea Leadsom - and then a statement from the Brexit secretary on Article...

yesterday, 12:27 in Regional
 
Tangled Venezuelan paraglider rescued from power lines

Tangled Venezuelan paraglider rescued from power lines

Power cuts are frequent in Venezuela. The eastern state of Táchira is one of the worst hit with residents complaining that they often spend up to eight hours without power. The state-run power corporation Corpoelec rarely gives reasons for the cuts,...

yesterday, 12:21 in World News
 
Trump chief of staff: Speculation mounts over job

Trump chief of staff: Speculation mounts over job

Speculation is mounting over who will be US President Donald Trump's new chief of staff after the man believed to be the top candidate said he too was leaving the government. Nick Ayers, chief of staff to the vice-president, will reportedly return to...

yesterday, 12:10 in World News
 
Urjit Patel: India's RBI governor quits

Urjit Patel: India's RBI governor quits

The governor of India's central bank, Urjit Patel, has resigned from his post citing "personal reasons". His resignation comes amid reports of a rift between the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, This...

yesterday, 12:10 in World News
 
Royal chauffeur died before child abuse charges could be brought

Royal chauffeur died before child abuse charges could be brought

A retired chauffeur for the Royal Family was to be charged with sexual offences against young boys before he died, the Crown Prosecution Service has said. Alwyn Stockdale, who was 81, was suspected of abusing a boy aged 10 or under and a boy aged nine...

yesterday, 11:58 in Regional
 
Brexit: Does Brussels blink?

Brexit: Does Brussels blink?

One of the more memorable quotes of the Brexit saga was ascribed to an anonymous source within the Democratic Unionist Party, in Northern Ireland. "This is a battle of who blinks first - and we've cut off our eyelids." As Prime Minster...

yesterday, 11:38 in Regional
 
Anti-Semitism pervades European life, says EU report

Anti-Semitism pervades European life, says EU report

Anti-Semitism is getting worse and Jews are increasingly worried about the risk of harassment, according to a major survey of 12 EU countries. Hundreds of Jews questioned by the EU's Fundamental Rights Agency said they had experienced a physical,...

yesterday, 11:33 in World News
 
Teenage boy denies Alesha rape and murder

Teenage boy denies Alesha rape and murder

A 16-year-old boy is to stand trial charged with abducting, raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha Macphail on the Isle of Bute. The teenager - who cannot be named for legal reasons - made his first public appearance in court on Monday. His QC Brian...

yesterday, 11:21 in Regional
 
Germany: Train strike hits millions of passengers

Germany: Train strike hits millions of passengers

Millions of commuters in Germany have faced widespread delays after a strike by railworkers over pay halted trains. Inter-city and regional services, along with many urban commuter networks, were hit, operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) said. The four-hour...

yesterday, 11:01 in World News
 
Watership Down: Critics welcome 'toned-down' version of Richard Adams novel

Watership Down: Critics welcome 'toned-down' version of Richard Adams novel

Critics have welcomed a "toned-down" new version of Watership Down, though are less impressed by its animation. The BBC's new adaptation of Richard Adams's novel, to be aired in two parts this Christmas, follows the famously traumatising...

yesterday, 10:47 in Regional
 
Transplanted organs gave patients cancer

Transplanted organs gave patients cancer

The family of a man who died after receiving a liver transplant from a donor with undetected cancer has called for more thorough tests. Tom Tyreman, 63, from Stockton, initially recovered after the operation at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital a year ago,...

yesterday, 10:39 in Regional
 
UK economy slows as car sales fall

UK economy slows as car sales fall

Growth in the UK's economy has slowed as car sales fell and the manufacturing sector stalled, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said. The economy grew by 0.4% in the three months to October, slower than the 0.6% in the three months to...

yesterday, 10:15 in Business
 


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