Its movie madness week. Join Stuart Heritage as Rocky, James Bond and the Beatles go to war 7.46pm BST All I hope is that nobody slows their songs down again today. Everyone was at it last week. If theyd done their songs at normal speed, wed have been all wrapped up by about half past eight. I could have gone out and seen people. I could have bettered myself with literature. Or, more real
After Bargain Hunts Tim Wonnacott danced his last, the 12 remaining couples compete. Join Heidi Stephens for all the action 7.45pm BST Only four couples left! STOP EVERYTHING, its time for a Judy and Anton Charleston! Theyre dancing to Varsity Drag by Pasadena Roof Orchestra. We shall be awarding points for anything that looks even vaguely like a Charleston, with a bonus if Judys feet are
Opinium/Observer poll puts Ukip on 18% of the national vote with Conservatives and Labour neck and neckThe phenomenal rise in support for Ukip is underlined by a new Opinium/_Observer_ poll which shows almost one-third of voters would be prepared to back Nigel Farages party if they believed it could win in their own constituency.While the survey, which puts the Conservatives and Labour neck-
Swansea made sure their winless run ended at five games as Wilfried Bonys double restored smiles to faces after a testing week. Bony finished off excellent buildup for both goals. Exchanging passes with Gylfi Sigurdsson for the first, while Jefferson Montero teed up his second.Leicester are four games without a win and Nigel Pearson will know his side need to find a cutting edge after failing
*Wilfried Bony scored twice to get Swansea back on track in a comfortable win over Leicester*Catch up with all todays results and league tables 7.26pm BST Swanseas little winless sequences is over with a win that takes them back into the top six. They demonstrated again here that they are just that bit too refined for teams such as Leicester, who persevered in the second half but looked
Survivors of child abuse say they have no confidence in Lady Woolf as relationship with Lord and Lady Brittan is revealedPressure on Lady Woolf to step down as the new head of the government inquiry into child abuse has intensified after a lawyer representing almost 50 victims said a number would not participate because of their concern about how it was going to be run.The claims, by Alison
Mario was unlucky, says Liverpool manager Steve Bruce praises goalkeeper Eldin JakupovicMatch report: Liverpool 0-0 Hull CityMario Balotellis search for a first Premier League goal for Liverpool goes on after the striker played the whole match against Hull City and missed a couple of late chances in front of the Kop.Mario was unlucky not to get a goal, Brendan Rodgers said after the goalle
For a while Luis Suárez must have thought this would be the perfect debut, but the feeling would prove a fleeting one. When the fixtures came out with the biggest game in club football scheduled 18 hours after the end of his ban, he had described it as destiny and three minutes into his Barcelona career he provided the pass that enabled Neymar to give them to the lead. After 87 minutes, though,
Real Madrid came from behind to take charge of the seasons first _El Clásico_ fixture, as Luis Suarez made his debut for Barcelona Continue reading...
Massimo Cellino says that fans deserve better results Neil Redfearn takes caretaker charge from MondayLeeds Uniteds controversial owner, Massimo Cellino, has apologised to fans after sacking his third manager in five months with the latest, Darko Milanic, lasting just 32 days in the job.Cellino famously dubbed the manager eater in Italy for sacking 36 Cagliari coaches in 20 years hired Mila
Ulster 13-23 ToulonToulon made it two wins from two as tries from Bryan Habana and Delon Armitage secured an impressive victory at Ulster on Saturday afternoon, putting the French side in a strong position in European Champions Cup Pool Three.Habanas try on the stroke of half-time gave the visitors a 16-3 lead, before Armitages interception score saw Toulon home. There were fine performances
Bath 19-21 ToulouseBath once enjoyed success in Europe, but their record of one Heineken Cup title pales alongside Toulouses four. The French clubs season has not been without its travails and it is not unknown for clubs from the Top 14 to sacrifice Europe to concentrate on survival at home.Not Toulouse. Their ambition to prosper in cross-border competition burns as fiercely as ever and they
Chris Leslie calls on Osborne to explain how long government has known about commission surchargeLabour has called on George Osborne to explain what he knew and when, about Europes demand for Britain to pay an extra 2.1bn (£1.7bn).David Cameron responded furiously to the bill from the EU on Friday, complaining that he had been ambushed at a summit of fellow leaders. Continue reading...
Kerry Godlimans and David Quanticks comedies work because they are allowed to be themselves lets hope their new BBC minders keep it that wayKerrys List (Radio 4) |iPlayer52 First Impressions With David Quantick (Radio 4) | iPlayer Continue reading...
Grayson Perrys subjects reveal all at the drop of a hat, while David Attenborough captures a different sort of life on the edgeGrayson Perry: Who Are You? (C4) | 4ODLife Story (BBC1) | iPlayerGrand Designs (C4) | 4ODAs he showed in the 2012 documentary series _All in the Best Possible Taste_, the straw-haired artist Grayson Perry is an astute observer of social class. Alive to the customs
*Editor-in-chief reported to be placed on leave*Heyward: Guardian reporting just plain wrong*Revealed: how Whisper tracks anonymous users*Ten questions Whisper must answer on Capitol HillThe chief executive of the anonymous social media app Whisper has placed at least two employees on administrative leave, pending an internal investigation by the company.Earlier this month, the Guar
*Areas near Mosul dam and cities of Fallujah and Bayji targeted*Isis artillery piece near Syrian town of Kobani also destroyed*First US death in Iraq Isis campaign announced*Kobani doctor fears Isis used chemical weaponA day after the Department of Defense announced the first US death in the campaign against Islamic State (Isis) militants in Iraq, Central Command said 22 air strikes ha
Neil Warnock claimed West Bromwichs Craig Dawson got away with assault after his challenge on Crystal Palaces Julián Speroni. The goalkeeper was taken out by Dawson when Victor Anichebe scored to ignite an Albion recovery as they fought back to claim a draw. Saido Berahinos injury-time penalty completed the comeback after Palace eased into a 2-0 lead.Brede Hangeland and Mile Jedinaks penalty
Arsène Wenger has described his side as warming up nicely but still struggling to reach boiling point. In other words Arsenals class of 2014-15 are big on promise but not quite as formidable as they probably should be.There were moments when they threatened to drop a point here but, for the most part, Sunderland made things relatively straightforward as Gus Poyets players helped ease the late
There was a danger that this was going to be Southamptons difficult second album, that everyone would arrive at St Marys excited to see another thrilling exhibition of attacking football from Ronald Koemans side and another 8-0 victory, only to leave disappointed after 90 minutes of huffing and puffing. The identity of the opposition contributed to those fears. Stoke City seemed perfectly suited
Mario Balotelli went from whipping boy to Liverpools most effective player in the space of four days. That was Steve Bruces opinion, at any rate. Unfortunately standing out in a performance like this does not count for a great deal. Philippe Coutinho was arguably more effective in the half-hour he was granted, and Balotelli is still looking for his first league goal for Liverpool in spite of a c
Allardyce heralds positive atmosphere after dream start Manuel Pellegrini bemoans Citys undeserved defeatMatch report: West Ham United 2-1 Manchester CityA jubilant Sam Allardyce said the Premier League champions could not cope with West Ham Uniteds firepower after they continued an encouraging start to the season with a 2-1 home win over Manchester City.Goals from Morgan Amalfitano and Di
There were wins for Arsenal and Southampton, while Liverpool were held to a goalless draw at home by Hull Continue reading...
Andy Murray wins 6-4, 7-5 to reach Valencia Open final Final will be against Tommy Robredo or Jérémy ChardyAndy Murray gave his hopes of qualifying for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London an almighty boost with a high-calibre win over David Ferrer to reach the final of the Valencia Open.The Scot had to endure a major scare in the second set when he lost four straight games to
The commercial cargo ship SpaceX Dragon concludes its fifth mission to the International Space Station and is headed back to Earth. The craft, which delivered 2267 kg of supplies and experiments to the ISS crew, is expected to splash down off the Californian coast on Saturday night. SpaceX will bring with it 1360 kg of what scientists call 'downmass' for analysis Continue reading...
*Police say 40-caliber handgun recovered from scene*Jaylen Fryberg may have acted after romantic dispute*The story as it unfolded our live blogPolice are trying to determine why a Washington state high school student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others on Friday, before killing himself.On Saturday morning, Snohomish County sheriffs spokeswoman Shari Ireton said in a s
The singer, bassist and songwriter of the original supergroup had suffered liver disease*Jack Bruce: five songs that chart his journey through the 60s to CreamJack Bruce, best known as one third of Cream, has died of liver disease. In a statement issued by his family on Saturday, his family said: It is with great sadness that we, Jacks family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husb
Sunderland players offered travelling supporters refunds last week after being trounced 8-0 away by Southampton. Is that a wise precedent? Two writers argue the tossNo refunds! Because there are no guarantees. The lack of a guarantee is the whole point of sport at least for this spectator. Youre not buying a Dyson here, or a raincoat, with a full and justified expectation of cleaner carpets, or
Videos of a nuns rendition of Like a Virgin and two tap-dancing priests prove that while their beliefs may not be universal, the appeal of song and dance isWhen we think of nuns, thoughts of Madonna may often follow. Ordinarily, this would be a reference to the Virgin Mary; for some this week, however, the other one, the singer, came to mind. Sicilian sister Cristina Scucci, who won on The Vo
Activists say designer killed man in self defence after he tried to sexually assault her, and confession came under duressIran has ignored an international campaign to spare the life of a 26-year-old woman convicted of murder by hanging her at dawn on Saturday.Reyhaneh Jabbari had spent five years on death row for stabbing a 47-year-old surgeon who had previously worked for the intelligence