The Graham Norton Show confirms return to normal with Dolly Parton leading lineup (Picture: BBC)The Graham Norton is returning to normal service and it’s enlisted the help of music legend Dolly Parton to kick things off.
After seeing its last series impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, a spokesperson for the chat show has confirmed that Graham will be back with a brand new series and it will be back to the show that we all know and love.
Set to hit our screens early next month, Graham wil
- It’s conker season (Picture: Getty)We’re now officially in autumn –a time for pumpkin spice lattes, cosy weather and snuggly coats.But it’s not all calm and quaint – autumn also marks the start of conker season – the name given to the seeds that fall from horse chestnut trees – and playgrounds across the country turn into intense battlegrounds as friends try to conquer one another’s conker in a traditional game played by children.
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- Graham Bell and Colin Jackson CBE confirmed for Dancing on Ice 2021 (Picture: ITV)Olympians Graham Bell and Colin Jackson CBE have become the seventh and eighth celebrities confirmed to take part in Dancing on Ice 2021.Skier Graham and athlete Colin appeared on BBC Breakfast on Saturday morning where they confirmed the exciting news.The duo will be joining the skating competition alongside Capital host Sonny Jay,Myleene Klass, Joe-Warren Plant, Denise Van Outen, Faye Brookes, and Jason Donovan.T
- The pensioner, 69, died at the scene in Hereford (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a pensioner was stabbed to death in the middle of the night.Police were called at about 2am on Saturday to reports that a woman, 69, had been attacked in Hereford, Herefordshire.Paramedics attended but she was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.Another woman, 40, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.Detective Chief Inspector Leighto
- Victor Lindelof was criticised for his performance against Crystal Palace last week (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Manchester United will deliver a more assured performance against Brighton after they were caught short against Crystal Palace last weekend.United opened their campaign with a shock 3-1 defeat at Old Trafford seven days ago and their manager blamed a series of defensive errors on the lack of preparation time he and his squad were afforded.
Victor Lindelof was part
- Magdalena Pacult was discovered lying dead in her bed on New Year's Day by her daughter, Wiktoria Bartnik, who then called for help while the killer remained downstairs
- The Yamaha FX HO vessels will join Border Force's fleet of five cutters and six patrol boats, which work to intercept dinghies travelling to the UK from France.
- Let’s make harassment a crime (Picture: Ella Byworth/metro.co.uk)Have you ever been stealthed? Perhaps you’ve cycled and had cars of men yelling suggestive obscenities out of the window. Or how about being upskirted or had sensitive material shared online without your consent?At some point, most of us women will have experienced some form of gender-based harassment, abuse or assault. In fact, a 2016 report by the Everyday Sexism Project found that over 50% of women say they’ve
Jedward have hit out at people refusing to wear masks and protesting against lockdown.The 28-year-old twins have been vocal on social media about people not abiding by measures to stop the spread of coronavirus, hitting out at anti-lockdown and anti-mask stars including Jim Corr, Ian Brown, Van Morrison and Noel Gallagher on Twitter.And the X Factor stars claim that they were the only on
Coronavirus live news: 7,523 new cases in Russia; Czech Republic sees second highest rise since start of pandemicUK expects 100 Covid deaths a day with 17m set to live under stricter restrictions. Follow all the developments liveStop in-person teaching at UK universities, unions urge What Australia needs to do to avoid a third waveUS approaches 7m cases as officials warn surge could comeWhy dogs might be a Covid tester’s best friend 12.09pm BST Spain’s health minister has urged authorities in Madrid to tighten Covid restrictions, warning that the capital’s residents and surrounding region
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Feel free to email Rob with your thoughts 12.13pm BST “I think you mean Ron Burgundy,” says Keith Geoghegan (and tens of others). “Not sure why Ron Jeremy would be on your mind.”Ach, apologies, I’ve amended it now. 12.09pm BST “Afternoon, Rob,” says Ian Copestake. “On the crisis front, it is kind of understandable now given that
- Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa fight in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night (Picture: Zuffa LLC)There is a blockbuster main event at UFC 253 on Saturday night as Israel Adesanya defends his middleweight title against fellow unbeaten star Paulo Costa.The Last Stylebender won the belt from Robert Whittaker in October last year and has already defended it once against Yoel Romero, who Costa himself beat to earn his shot at the gold.There is another title on the line in Abu Dhabi as Dominick Reyes and Jan
- WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT Dad-of-two Kurt Reinhold, who was said to be struggling with mental health problems was shot dead in San Clemente, California, after being stopped by deputies on Wednesday
- Data suggests more than 1,500 infections a day are being caught at hospitality venues (Picture: Getty Images)Pubs, restaurants and hospitality venues account for around a fifth of coronavirus infections, say Government experts.Deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam said pubs alone count for 9% of cases, but when added to all hospitality venues it pushes it up to 20%.He delivered the information as part of a cross-party call on epidemiology with 90 MPs and peers yesterday morning.One MP sa
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- Clare Hough found a nail in her Muller Corner yoghurt (Picture: MEN)A woman has spoken of her shock after finding a nail while tucking into her breakfast yoghurt. Clare Hough, 45, from Brough in East Yorkshire, said she was ‘flabbergasted’ to discover the ‘two inch long’ black metal nail in the yoghurt section of a Müller Corner.She was eating the yoghurt for a quick breakfast earlier this week when she found the item. She said: ’It was one of those M
- Updates from the fourth day’s play at Lord’sCook hits stylish century for Essex before Somerset fight backEmail Tanya here or tweet @tjaldred12.07pm BST After 117 overs of classic Championship batting, the innings hits one-day mode, Wheater and Beard charge at Davey but can’t hit the boundary. As Overton bowls the last over there are nine players on the boundary! A more than handy lead for Essex against a tender Somerset batting line up. A quick ten minute changeover between in
- China gained the ‘understanding and support’ of the WHO before starting the emergency program, health authorities in China have stated (Picture: AP)Hundreds of thousands of people in China have been injected with a coronavirus vaccine approved for emergency use, despite safety concerns.Top executives and leading researchers were first given the vaccine months ago, before human trials began, as companies around the world battle to stabilise the pandemic.Chinese health bodies have refu
- Lower cost doesn’t have to mean lower quality: these mobiles can give high-end models a run for their moneyIt used to be the case that you had to spend at least £700 to get a really good phone. But in 2020, that’s no longer true. With fantastic smartphones costing as little as half as much as an iPhone 11, here’s a quick guide to the best mid-priced phones.Many of these smartphones will also be available on mobile phone contracts with no, or little, upfront cost. Just be
- As their La Liga season starts on Sunday, the Camp Nou club are still in turmoil. Can playing matches lift the mood?“It’s been a mad month; lots of things you would never have imagined happened,” Luis Suárez said and it wasn’t over yet – at least not for the men he was leaving behind. On Thursday afternoon, the Uruguayan sat at the Camp Nou, holding back the tears as he announced his departure after six years and 198 goals. On Friday morning, two days before
Graham Norton: 'Ireland is a nation of leavers. I am in awe of the people who stayed and changed minds'As his third novel is published, the television presenter talks about growing older, Eurovision and resuming his talk show in a pandemicGraham Norton is chipper as we chat in West Cork, where he spends much of his time when his eponymous BBC TV show is not on air, and to which he has repaired during lockdown. Despite the disappointing weather – Storm Ellen is about to wreak havoc on the west, and the following week will bring flooded roads and power outages across the area – and the
- A Corrie star will audition on Little Mix’s talent show (Picture: Zoe McConnell – Modest TV)A Coronation Street star is set to audition for Little Mix’s new talent show tonight.Actor Elliott, who has also appeared in Hollyoaks, is just one of many singers hoping to impress the band on Little Mix: The Search.During tonight’s audition process, the male singers will battle it out for a chance to be in a boy band.Speaking ahead of his audition, Elliott, who played an extra in
- Ireland has started trying to rectify the wrongs of its history. The UK is lagging behindWhen the pope said mass in Ireland in 2018, a vast field in Dublin’s Phoenix Park was turned into a grid of “pilgrims’ corrals” to control the expected massive crowds, which never materialised. Out of a dozen people in my section, two nuns talked to me about a priest back home who had abused a young woman.Another pilgrim, down from Belfast for the occasion, said her aunt had been sent
- Angelina Jolie celebrates National Daughters Day with her two daughters (Picture: Backgrid/Getty)Angelina Jolie celebrated National Daughters Day with two of her daughters by taking them out for dinner.The actress and her children Vivienne, 12, and Zahara, 15, donned face masks as they arrived at celeb hot spot Craig’s Restaurant in West Hollywood.All three were dressed casually – with Zahara in a black bandeau, Angelina in a black long-sleeved dress and Vivienne in a grey shirt &nda
- Liverpool entertain Arsenal at Anfield on Monday evening (Picture: Getty)Glenn Hoddle has praised Mikel Arteta for ‘tightening up’ Arsenal’s defence and bringing ‘balance’ to the side but believes Premier League champions Liverpool will come out on top when the two teams meet on Monday night.
Victories over London rivals Fulham and West Ham mean third-placed Arsenal sit above Liverpool on goal difference two games into the campaign but Jurgen Klopp’s men are o
- Pubs pulled down their shutters early this weekend (Picture:Matthew Horwood/Getty Images)New curfew rules came into force this week, with pubs now forced to shutter up at 10pm across the country.The new restrictions imposed by the Government require all hospitality venues to close by this time although people are still allowed to go to friends’ houses, use the gym or to the cinema past that time – providing screenings start before the curfew kicks in.For many, shaving two hours off t
Paul Merson advises Chelsea boss Frank Lampard to switch formation to benefit Antonio Rudiger and Thiago SilvaLampard has five centre-backs at his disposal (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal legend Paul Merson believes Chelsea boss Frank Lampard should switch to a back three to keep Antonio Rudiger at the club and get the best out of Thiago Silva.Germany international Rudiger has been left out of the Blues’ matchday squad for their last two games amid rumours he is seeking a move away from Stamford Bridge.With the arrival of Silva from Paris Saint-Germain, the 27-year-old has fallen down the pecking o
- This is the shocking moment a fountain of red wine erupted from a 50,000-litre tank at at the Bodegas Vitivinos winery in Villamalea, Spain.
- Andrew Perry and Zoe Phillips would both have been sacked if they hadn’t resigned when the affair came to light (Picture: Wales News Service)A policewoman’s on-duty fling with a married officer was uncovered when bosses used the GPS in their squad cars to track them back to her home address, a tribunal heard.Zoe Phillips, 32, performed oral sex on Andrew Perry, 35, sent him sexy selfies and met up at her home while they were supposed to be on patrol.The former PCs, who both resigned
- Ebonie Sanderson released the explicit messages along with a warning for single women across Sydney to avoid the 'privileged misogynistic PIG' called 'Tom' from Bondi.
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