BBC confirms EastEnders will be back on air NEXT MONTH

‘We can’t wait for series two!’ BBC confirms EastEnders will be back on air NEXT MONTH following a 12 week break during coronavirus pandemic The long-running drama is currently on a 12 week break after its episodes ran out BBC bosses joked they ‘can’t wait for series two’ in a Twitter post on Thursday The … Read more BBC confirms EastEnders will be back on air NEXT MONTH

Open letter by 100 black professionals calls for boycott of BBC

A collective of over 100 black professionals have penned an open letter urging people to boycott the BBC in the wake of the recent use of the n-word in multiple broadcasts. The BBC received over 18,000 complaints when white historian Lucy Worsley used the offensive term just three days after social affairs correspondent Fiona Lamdin. … Read more Open letter by 100 black professionals calls for boycott of BBC

Coming to a screen near you!

Coming to a screen near you! Joanna Trollope, Kate Humble and Graham Norton are among the stars at this autumn’s online literary festival The Henley Literary Festival will be online throughout September and October  This year’s line-up includes Joanna Trollope, John Grisham and Graham Norton Events for younger readers include presenters Leah Gooding and Ricky … Read more Coming to a screen near you!

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: BBC bans Rudyard Kipling’s Mandalay from VJ Day commemoration 

His verse evokes the sweat and suffering of Tommy Atkins — the ordinary soldier who risks his neck in battle only to be consigned to oblivion in peacetime. But that has not prevented Rudyard Kipling’s celebrated poem Mandalay from being expunged from the BBC’s showpiece commemorating the 75th anniversary of VJ Day — much to … Read more SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: BBC bans Rudyard Kipling’s Mandalay from VJ Day commemoration 

This Morning: Eamonn Holmes apologises as guest, 82, swears

‘It’s pure c**p!’ Eamonn Holmes is forced to apologise as This Morning guest Ivy swears on air after hitting out at the BBC over licence fee row By Niomi Harris For Mailonline Published: 13:00 BST, 12 August 2020 | Updated: 17:23 BST, 12 August 2020 Eamonn Holmes was forced to apologise after a guest swore … Read more This Morning: Eamonn Holmes apologises as guest, 82, swears

Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin demands scientists publish evidence of pub Covid outbreaks

Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin has demanded scientists publish evidence of coronavirus transmission in pubs after an expert said drinking indoors in bars raised the risk of transmission.  Bacteria expert Professor Hugh Pennington said there has been a Covid-19 ‘outbreak associated with pubs’ and for ’90 per cent of cases, that was how they caught it.’ The Aberdeen … Read more Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin demands scientists publish evidence of pub Covid outbreaks

Ending free TV licences for over-75s has created a ‘bonanza’ for fraudsters

Ending free TV licences for over-75s has created a ‘bonanza’ for fraudsters targeting pensioners, campaigners warn Fraud surged during lockdown as victims are tricked into revealing bank details  Some over-75s received scam letters, emails and texts ordering them to pay up The BBC was warned that fraudsters will see the transition as an opportunity By … Read more Ending free TV licences for over-75s has created a ‘bonanza’ for fraudsters

Starving Nigerian boy, 12, rescued after two years tied to post

Starving boy, 12, is rescued after spending two years chained up in an animal shed living off goat feed while his cruel father and three step-mothers lived in comfort with his 17 siblings in Nigeria Boy was found living among goats & chickens in a ram-shackled shed in Nigeria Police found his father & his … Read more Starving Nigerian boy, 12, rescued after two years tied to post

Michelle Keegan’s Our Girl ‘was axed after bosses failed to sign Jacqueline Jossa as replacement’

Jacqueline Jossa was reportedly first in line to take over from Michelle Keegan on her hit drama Our Girl, before bosses ultimately decided to pull the plug on the show. It was announced on Tuesday that the hugely popular BBC show would not be returning for a fifth series, following the 33-year-old star’s departure. And … Read more Michelle Keegan’s Our Girl ‘was axed after bosses failed to sign Jacqueline Jossa as replacement’

Our Girl WON’T return for a fifth series following Michelle Keegan’s exit

Our Girl WON’T return for a fifth season following Michelle Keegan’s exit as show bosses feel it’s ‘the right time’ to end the series By Roxy Simons For Mailonline Published: 12:49 BST, 11 August 2020 | Updated: 12:49 BST, 11 August 2020 Our Girl won’t be returning for a fifth series following Michelle Keegan‘s exit, … Read more Our Girl WON’T return for a fifth series following Michelle Keegan’s exit