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Who is Atlantic Records UK boss Ben Cook and why has he resigned?.

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ATLANTIC Records UK president Ben Cook has quit his job over a historical “offensive” appearance where he dressed as a member of Run DMC. Who exactly is the music boss, and what’s he said about his surprise decision to step down?...

Is Crystal Palace vs Manchester City on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for the Premier League clash.

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Roy Hodgson’s side stunned City with a 3-2 win at the Etihad Stadium last season – which featured that thunderbolt from Andros Townsend. Palace go into this on back-to-back wins and, should other results go their way, could leapfrog City int...

Emmerdale spoilers: Pete Barton exposes Moira and Nate’s affair after Faith Dingle grows suspicious.

FAITH Dingle has her eyes on daughter-in-law Moira Barton in Emmerdale as she becomes more and more convinced that the mucky farmer is cheating on son Cain. And after seeing Moira have a tense hushed conversation with former flame, Pete Barton who...

EastEnders spoilers: Mick Carter’s mental health storyline explained as he continues to hide the truth from Linda.

MICK Carter’s mental health storyline is set to be revisited in EastEnders tomorrow as last night he headed off to the GP without telling wife, Linda. The blonde landlady was shocked when she returned to the Vic and spotted Mitch Baker behind the ...

What are money spiders, how big are they and do they bite?.

SPIDER webs aren’t just for Halloween – if they’re the monster-sized “sheet webs” spun by money spiders, they are a survival tool, to help snare dinner. But what exactly are these eight-legged critters, and are money ...

What date was the Battle of Trafalgar and how is Trafalgar Day celebrated?.

AT the Battle of Trafalgar 200 years ago, Britain’s Royal Navy defeated Spain and France – and it is still remembered today. Members of the public still gather to watch the armed forces and celebrate this historic victory each year. Wh...

Where was Extinction Rebellion today and what did its protesters do?.

GOOGLE was today accused of “betraying parents, families and children who are suffering as a result of the climate and ecological crisis” by Extinction Rebellion protesters. So which parts of London did they target today, and what did ...

Is Extinction Rebellion banned from the Tube in London?.

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CHAOTIC protests have been keeping Metropolitan Police alert as Extinction Rebellion’s unrest causes more disruption. But has anyone been arrested and is the group banned from the Tube in London? Here’s the latest. Is Extinction Rebell...

Halloween 2019 UK weather forecast – will your trick or treating be ruined by rain?.

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BRITS have been warned to brace for a further miserable two weeks of weather ahead – but could this change by the end of the month? Will your trick or treating be boo-tiful, or is that just witch-ful thinking? Here’s what we can expect...

Coronation Street spoilers: Pregnant Gemma Winter is rushed to hospital after she suddenly suffers with stomach pains.

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PREGNANT Gemma Winter will be rushed to hospital on Friday as she starts to experience agonizing stomach pains. It comes after a humiliating experience sees Gemma – who’s expecting quads with Chesney Brown – make the front page of the Gazette. In ...

Is Sheridan Smith pregnant, when’s her baby due and does she have children already?.

SHERIDAN Smith has revealed she is pregnant and fans are delighted for the talented performer. But what has she said about her happy news and is this going to be her first child? Here’s all you need to know… Is Sheridan Smith pregnant?...

Special sitting of Parliament – will Boris Johnson ask for a Brexit extension on October 19?.

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AS Britain inches closer and closer towards the promised deadline, many Brexiteers are doubtful if the PM will stay true to his word. Here’s the latest on whether Boris Johnson will seek a Brexit extension after this week’s EU summit. ...

Is Celtic vs Ross County on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for the Scottish Premiership clash.

CELTIC host Ross County on Saturday where they look to return to winning ways after a 2-0 defeat by Livingston. Neil Lennon’s men are without a win in their last two league outings and have had to be patient in making things right due to the...

When is the EU summit and why is it so important for Brexit?.

THE highly-anticipated EU summit is set to take place this week. But when exactly is it and why is it important for Brexit? Here’s the latest. When is the EU summit? The highly-anticipated EU summit is set to start tomorrow, October 17, in B...

The Apprentice candidates 2019 – Who is in the cast and who was fired last week?.

THE Apprentice’s 15th season continued with episode two on October 9, as 15 candidates took on the next big challenge. This year’s line-up of hopefuls is incredibly diverse, including a para-athlete, a sexy artisan bakery owner and an ...

Hong Kong protests – what is happening and why are there riots?.

PROTESTERS in Hong Kong who began opposing a law that would have allowed extradition to China are now calling for broader human rights reform. Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has since withdrawn the controversial bill, but the protests are s...

When is The Apprentice next on BBC One and what is the task this week?.

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THE Apprentice is back for its third episode TONIGHT with Lord Sugar once again at the helm of the BBC One show. A slew of business-minded hopefuls are battling it out to join forces with the businessman – here’s what you need to know&...

Christmas last posting dates 2019 – when are they and will the Royal Mail strike affect them?.

WITH Christmas just days away, we hope you’ve already sent out those cards and gifts in the mail to your loved ones. But will the planned Royal Mail strike affect your festive send-offs? What are the last days to send post within Britain? If...

Sheridan Smith age, net worth, boyfriend and pregnancy rumours.

SHERIDAN Smith is a national treasure and an award-winning actress with a television, film and radio career spanning over twenty years. And now fans are thrilled after the actress confirmed she is pregnant with her first child. Here’s all yo...

What were the racist chants made at the Bulgaria vs England game?.

ENGLAND’S players were subjected to vile racist abuse in Monday night’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria. But what was said and what’s being done about it? Here’s the latest. What were the sick chants? Bulgarian yobs ta...

Who is Gina Rodriguez and what did she say on Instagram?.

JANE The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez has been forced to apologise after using a racial slur while singing a song in a video she uploaded online. The 35-year-old actress immediately faced backlash for using the n-word in the short clip and her apolo...

Will there be a Succession season three and what happened at the end of season two?.

SUCCESSION is the new HBO drama that has viewers across the globe gripped to the  power struggles of the Roy family as they battle for their father’s empire. The second season just came to a surprising end, but will the story continue on nex...

Who are Harry Dunn’s parents Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn and who is his twin?.

HARRY Dunn’s tragic death has left his parents and brother completely heartbroken and devastated. We take a look at what his parents have said since the nightmare ordeal that killed the 19-year-old on August 27. Who are Harry Dunn’s parents?...

Who is England vs Australia referee Jerome Garces, and how many players have been sent off at Rugby World Cup 2019?.

ENGLAND face Australia a re-run of the 2003 World Cup Final. It’s set to be some showdown for both the Red Rose and the Wallabies in Oita, with a place in the semi-finals up for grabs. Who is England vs Australia referee Jerome Garces? BORN ...

Who is Wanda Rutkiewicz celebrated in tomorrow’s Google Doodle?.

DESCRIBED as “the pretty brunette who looked like a Hollywood starlet”, Wanda Rutkiewicz was so tough that she spent a week hiking to K2’s base camp on crutches. The famous mountaineer was an author, and strong advocate for women’s climbing –...