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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Monday 19 March 2012
Crooner Engelbert Humperdinck has unveiled the "soaring ballad" that he hopes will restore the UK's reputation at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
Monday 12 March 2012
Danny Cohen betrays his nerves as ITV reschedules Britain’s Got Talent to drown out The Voice
Sunday 26 February 2012
Sherlock, Call the Midwife and Upstairs Downstairs are winging their way to an international audience this weekend as the BBC opens the doors to its annual trade fair.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Nancy Dell'Olio will pen a weekly style column in News International's new Sun on Sunday newspaper, it was revealed today.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Outlook: With the aid of a City banking analyst and a leading image consultant, I've plotted a route back to respectability for Fred Goodwin.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
In Midnight Tango, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace make traditional big entrances.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Richard Hopkins embraced the age of reality television. He steered Big Brother to both fame and infamy before launching Strictly Come Dancing, then took that format to the US and more than 30 other countries as Dancing with the Stars. The idea of teaming celebrities with professional ballroom dancers to impress judges and viewers caught on quickly after the BBC first screened Strictly Come Dancing in 2004.
Monday 02 January 2012
Strictly Come Dancing's Alesha Dixon is leaving the show to join the judging panel of hit ITV show Britain's Got Talent, the singer announced today.
Monday 02 January 2012
Pompoms and marching batons took centre stage in London as more than 8,000 performers took part in the annual New Year's Day Parade.
Monday 12 December 2011
The X Factor final last night was down four million viewers on the previous year, figures showed today.
Sunday 11 December 2011
So tonight's the final, at last, but as Veronica Lee rounds up this year's highs and lows we're all still pining for the biggest act of all: stand up, Mr Cowell!
Sunday 04 December 2011
Sunday 27 November 2011
Saturday 29 October 2011
1. Occupy Wall Street.
Wednesday 26 October 2011
Thousands of BBC staff are to be balloted on strike action in a row about jobs, pay and conditions, raising the threat of disruption to flagship shows – and possibly coverage of the 2012 Olympics.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street