British gymnast Louis Smith has put his retirement plans on hold and declared he wants to represent England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this year.
Dancing With The Stars
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Thursday 13 January 2011
It was a nostalgic moment when Ann Widdicombe turned up in Blackpool last week to chair the annual North of England Education Conference. The last time the Conservative MP turned Strictly Come Dancing Star was in town was when the BBC1 show visited its glitzy ballroom just before Christmas.
Wednesday 12 January 2011
Wednesday 29 December 2010
Tuesday 21 December 2010
The Liberal Democrat minister Vince Cable faced acute embarrassment last night after privately suggesting he could "bring down" the Coalition Government by quitting the Cabinet.
Sunday 19 December 2010
Former EastEnder Kara Tointon was celebrating today after being crowned winner of this year's Strictly Come Dancing.
Monday 06 December 2010
Thursday 25 November 2010
DJ and model Lisa Snowdon is "on the mend" after being diagnosed with viral meningitis.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Tracey Emin, John Barrowman, Dame Vera Lynn and Ronnie Corbett are just some of the big names 'lending a paw' to raise money for the Cats Protection feline welfare charity.
Saturday 20 November 2010
Strictly Come Dancing star Matt Baker has become favourite to take over as The One Show host after Jason Manford quit over his online "flirting" with fans.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
The Business Secretary Vince Cable today confirmed his intention to star in a Christmas edition of Strictly Come Dancing.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
If, as seems likely, Vince Cable accepts the BBC's invitation to appear on a Christmas special of Strictly Come Dancing, he will no doubt wow the public – he has been a keen ballroom dancer for years. The best thing about this story so far, however, was the total bemusement yesterday of the two presenters on the American business channel CNBC who dedicated a good five minutes to discussing Mr Cable's appearance. Though the US has its own version of Strictly – Dancing With The Stars – the US Commerce Secretary, Gary Locke, is not thought to be planning an appearance.
Tuesday 09 November 2010
BBC1 and BBC2 are too similar, while BBC4 needs to do more to raise its profile, the BBC Trust said yesterday after a review of the output of the channels.
Thursday 04 November 2010
"Ann Widdecombe is up for a laugh and seems to be enjoying herself. She is being very entertaining – light entertainment harms no one."
Saturday 30 October 2010
Wednesday 27 October 2010
As Gavin Henson considers swapping the sequins of Strictly Come Dancing for the red star and crescent moon of the Saracens rugby club, and a possible return to the international fields he was born to inhabit, we can only deplore again some of nature's more slipshod habits.
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