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.
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Thursday 30 May 2013
Singer Katherine Jenkins has parted company with her record label but said she is "excited" about her next move.
Britain's Got Talent: Sir Bruce Forsyth renews attack on Simon Cowell over risk of 'emotional damage' on children
Thursday 30 May 2013
Sir Bruce Forsyth has criticised Simon Cowell, saying young acts on his Britain's Got Talent show face "emotional damage" from the pressure of performing.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Popular TV series Dancing On Ice is to be axed after one further series, it was announced today.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Former Westlife star Shane Filan has signed a solo record deal, just months after being declared bankrupt.
Saturday 13 April 2013
In the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the alien Ford Prefect describes hyperspace travel to earthling Arthur Dent as “unpleasantly like being drunk”. When Arthur asks what’s so bad about being drunk, Ford replies: “You ask a glass of water.”
Tuesday 09 April 2013
Britain's Got Talent judges Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden fell out with Simon Cowell and David Walliams so badly during filming they walked out of an audition.
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Alesha Dixon has spoken out about racial prejudice in the British media. The TV presenter and singer said she had negative experiences because of the colour of her skin and said that there were still too few black female presenters, during an interview with Cosmpolitan magazine.
Sunday 10 March 2013
Laurie Cunningham was a pioneer for one obvious reason: he was the first black man to play football for England at any level. Of course that meant he was at the frontier of the fight against racism, weaving around the bigoted barbs of the crowd just as he had to jump over the tackles of brutish Seventies defenders. But that should not put his other groundbreaking feats in the shade: First Among Equals: The Laurie Cunningham Story (ITV, Wednesday) revealed that he taught Mark Bright what cutlery to use and introduced Peter Reid to garlic tiger prawns. He had to peel it for Reid, though; he may have been at the cutting edge, but to bring English football out of the dark ages you had to go one step at a time. At least he wasn't selfish with his knowledge of shellfish.
Thursday 07 March 2013
Olympic boss Lord Coe is to be a contestant on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? - teaming up with former middle distance running rival Steve Cram.
Friday 01 March 2013
Impressionist Rory Bremner is making his theatrical debut, in Bath, playing a butler in a revival of Noel Coward's Relative Values alongside Caroline Quentin and Patricia Hodge.
Sunday 24 February 2013
The BBC and other major broadcasters are accused today of making women aged over 50 "invisible" and should be "named and shamed" for not putting older female presenters on screen.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Robshaw is in prime position for the British and Irish Lions captaincy
Wednesday 06 February 2013
It looks like we could soon be staying at the Fawlty Towers hotel, eating lunch at the Hairy Bikers restaurant and buying tea and scones from the Great British Bake Off bakery.
Monday 21 January 2013
Louis Smith is unlikely to return to competitive gymnastics until next year, if at all, according to Olympic bronze medal-winning team-mate Kristian Thomas.
Friday 18 January 2013
While the disgraced cyclist confessed his use of performance-enhancing drugs up until 2005, his gestures suggest he may not be as contrite as he claims
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 1 Double chins could be 'cured' without surgery or dieting using new injection
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 4 Christian blogger says she will not wear leggings in public because they entice men and cause them to look at her 'lustfully'
- 5 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders