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October 29, 2018 12:55 AM Sara Cox to present Radio 2 Drivetime show

Sara Cox will be the new presenter of the BBC Radio 2 Drivetime show, taking over from Simon Mayo and Jo Whiley. The appointment comes after Mayo, the voice of Drivetime for eight years, announced he was leaving following just a few months co-presenting with Whiley. Cox was the favourite to take over the 17:00 to 20:00 slot, having lost out to Zoe Ball for the breakfast 10

October 28, 2018 9:40 AM South African minister Malusi Gigaba: Sex tape used to blackmail me

Malusi Gigaba said a video of a "sexual nature" is circulating among political figures after his phone was hacked. Malusi Gigaba, who is the country's former finance minister, said his phone was hacked and the private video stolen - and is now being circulated among political figures. He has apologised in advance to his family, including his children 8

October 12, 2018 1:03 PM Turkey 'has recording proving Saudi murder'

Turkish officials have audio and video evidence that shows missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured and killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the BBC has been told. Mr Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi government, has not been seen since he entered the building on 2 October. Turkish intelligence had "documented evidence" of the murder 66

October 9, 2018 2:49 PM UN ambassador QUITS in shock resignation

US AMBASSADOR to the United Nations, Nikki Haley has resigned directly to Donald Trump, according to a source familiar with the US President due to hold a press conference imminently. Mr Trump accepted the resignation and Ms Haley discussed her resignation with Trump last week when she visited him at the White House, Axios reported, citing two sources 7

October 9, 2018 12:19 AM Trump swears in Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Justice in White House ceremony

DONALD TRUMP hosted a swearing-in ceremony for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the East Room of the White House, following his confirmation by the Senate on Saturday. Standing in front of his wife and two daughters, Mr Kavanaugh noted how the confirmation process was a contentious and emotional ordeal, but added: “I take this office with gratitude 7

October 6, 2018 11:01 PM Protestor CLIMBS historic Supreme Court statue to STOP Kavanaugh being sworn in

A PROTESTOR has tried to stop Brett Kavanaugh being sworn into the Supreme Court after she climbed onto one of the statues outside the most powerful court in the US. Images on social media show the women sat cross-legged on one of the statues outside the Supreme Court with her right hand raised. Protestors opposed to Brett Kavanaugh's appointment flooded 7

September 30, 2018 10:26 AM Queen’s first openly gay footman reportedly demoted due to high public profile

The first openly gay footman to serve Queen Elizabeth II has reportedly quit his job after being demoted from his position because of “courting publicity,” The Sun reported on Sunday. Ollie Roberts, a 21-year-old who has previously served in the Royal Air Force, was recently appointed to the role of personal footman to the monarch, which required him to live on the grounds 38

September 27, 2018 1:28 PM Strictly Come Dancing: Joe McFadden makes ASTOUNDING confession about show 'Sad but true'

STRICTLY COME DANCING winner Joe McFadden revealed a shocking fact about the BBC show’s line-up as he spilled all on his appointment to the line-up. The 42-year-old former Holby City actor dazzled the judges and won over viewers with his cheerful personality and accomplished technique on the series last year. A dark horse from early on, he and his dance 16

September 22, 2018 7:00 AM How Prince Charles has NINE medals of combat

PRINCE Charles is the proud recipient of an eye-watering nine military medals including the illustrious Queen’s Service Order - despite never actually fighting in a single war. The Prince of Wales has had a remarkable career serving as a general in the Army, admiral in the Navy and even an air chief marshal in the RAF and as a result has scooped a bountiful 12

September 16, 2018 11:40 PM Trump Supreme Court nominee accused of SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s chosen candidate to join the US Supreme Court has been accused of carrying out a historic sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl, with Democrats calling for the appointment process to be delayed. Christine Blasey Ford, a California based research psychologist, claimed Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her in the early 1980s when she was at high school 17