'It’s nice to be back. Welcome to Have I Got News For You. I used to be Jeremy Clarkson.'
Broadcaster says hosting his BBC Radio 2 show is like 'flying an Airbus 380' rather than a 'Spitfire'
The TV presenter and radio host was reported to be in 'pole position' to join Evans as a co-host on the BBC2 motoring show
The radio host and TV presenter is said to have excellent 'chemistry' with Evans
Labour calls on parties to act together on eve of MacTaggart Lecture by Elisabeth Murdoch
The Olympics have given our celebrity-obsessed teenagers a glimpse into another world, where talent, hard work and dedication pay off
With its blend of high-flying manoeuvres, outlandish costumes and pageantry rooted in ancient culture, lucha libre – aka the raucous world of Mexican wrestling – has been a bedrock of its homeland ever since the silver-masked fighter El Santo stepped into the ring in 1942 and became the sport's first superstar, complete with mask and carefully controlled anonymity.
The Monkees will perform their first live shows since star Davy Jones died in February.
I became bored of playing in bands that performed our own half-baked compositions to half-empty rooms, so I decided to join one that played popular television theme tunes instead. We called ourselves Dream Themes and gigs suddenly became far more rewarding experiences.
A police officer accused of fatally injuring an unemployed man during protests in central London claimed that the victim was “almost inviting physical confrontation” before he was struck with a baton and shoved to the ground, a court heard today.
After upsetting world No 2 Nadal, the Czech is blown away
The parents of two-year-old Jamie Heaton, who died in an explosion in Shaw, Greater Manchester, paid tribute to their son today, saying: “Jamie was unique and amazing. We will miss everything about him.”
The last original black-authored drama was made more than 25 years ago. Bonnie Greer delivers her damning view of current British television
50 million people downloaded it – and now it is going to get its own show
You feel a sense of elation seeing yourself on a billboard It's like: five years ago I was pulling pints, and now look. But being recognised is something you have to learn to deal with. It is kind of shocking – you still consider yourself to be the same as anyone else.
Rupert Murdoch brushed off his media scandals yesterday with a spectacular coup to maintain his grip on Britain's pay-TV market.