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January 9, 2019 10:16 PM Oops! Meghan Markle named to take over THIS patronage from Queen in huge blunder

MEGHAN Markle has been named as patron of the National Theatre in a press release that was quickly taken down - it comes after royal insiders revealed the Duchess of Sussex would be taking over the role from the Queen. Meghan Markle is set to take over from the Queen as patron of the National Theatre, in a press release that was published by mistake 120

January 9, 2019 2:35 PM Buyer 'willing to pay £100,000 for Port Talbot Banksy'

Someone is willing to pay about £100,000 for the Banksy on a garage in Port Talbot, an art dealer has said. Garage owner Ian Lewis has received several approaches from private collectors hoping to buy the piece. Art dealer and Banksy expert John Brandler said his client would offer a six-figure sum "because it fits nicely into his collection". Mr Lewis 108

January 1, 2019 1:41 PM Mayweather v Nasukawa: Japanese kickboxer 'underestimated' boxer

Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa says he "underestimated" Floyd Mayweather but that he had "concerns" before his defeat in an exhibition boxing match on Monday. Nasukawa, 20, was knocked down three times and ended the fight in tears. "The days since the fight was confirmed have been enjoyable but with concerns," Nasukawa said. He wrote on Instagram 54

December 31, 2018 12:10 PM Iran TV chief sacked over uncensored Jackie Chan sex scene

Iran's state broadcaster, Irib, has sacked the head of a regional TV channel after it broadcast a Jackie Chan film without removing a sex scene. A video posted online apparently by a viewer on Kish Island showed the Hong Kong martial arts star sleeping with a woman in the film Shinjuku Incident. Iranian media said the "immoral" scene was aired by Kish TV in "total 60

December 17, 2018 2:56 AM Workplace reforms 'will protect gig economy workers'

Workers on zero-hour contracts, agency employees or "gig economy" workers are to be better protected by a package of workplace reforms, the government says. Under new legislation to be introduced on Monday, staff would have to be told details of their rights from their first day in a job, including eligibility for paid and sick leave. Workers would also be given 63

December 14, 2018 9:44 PM Mother like daughter! Kate reveals ONE THING Princess Charlotte LOVES

KATE revealed Princess Charlotte has followed in her footsteps in at least one thing – her love of arts and crafts. The Duchess of Cambridge stepped out with Prince William for a royal engagement to homeless charity The Passage on Tuesday. Kate and William took part in an arts and crafts workshop during the engagement. The Duchess helped to make bead bracelets 53

December 14, 2018 5:12 AM Nancy Wilson dead: Grammy-winning jazz singer and pop star dies aged 81

NANCY WILSON, a legendary jazz singer and Grammy winner known for songs such as Love Won’t Let Me Wait, If I Had My Way and How Glad I Am, has passed away at the age of 81, her manager has confirmed. Nancy Wilson, also known as “Sweet Nancy” and “The Girl With The Honey-Coated Voice” has died aged 81. She passed away on Thursday night at her home in Pioneertown 58

December 7, 2018 11:45 AM 'Better in a SWIMSUIT!' Italy's Salvini fires back at Pamela Anderson in HEATED clash

ITALY's deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini hit back at Baywatch idol Pamela Anderson after the American actress attacked the Italian leader, warning Europe of a "new form of fascism" taking over amidst growing discontent in member states. The American actress launched a scathing attack against Matteo Salvini though a series of tweets posted on her personal 109

November 27, 2018 10:42 AM Oprah Winfrey pays tribute to late mother Vernita Lee

US star Oprah Winfrey has paid tribute to her mother, Vernita Lee, who died on Thanksgiving. "Thank you all for your kind words and condolences," she wrote on Instagram. "It gives our family great comfort knowing she lived a good life and is now at peace." Vernita Lee, who was 83, died at her home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, according to a family statement 42

November 14, 2018 10:06 PM The Queen gives TOUCHING toast for son Charles’ birthday

THE QUEEN has given a touching toast at Prince Charles’s 70th birthday party at Buckingham Palace, with the monarch describing the moment as a “privilege for any mother” in the very personal speech. In the Queen’s heartfelt tribute, the 92-year-old described her son as “passionate” and “creative”. The monarch praised Charles’s conservation and charity 49