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September 21, 2018 11:19 PM The couple helping hedgehogs back into the wild

While many fill their homes with ornaments, Frank and Veronica Tett's is packed to the rafters with hedgehogs. The couple have set up a hospital for the prickly patients at their home in Lincolnshire. They nurse hundreds of the creatures back to health each year before releasing them back into the wild. Their operation has become so successful, a team of volunteers 6

September 21, 2018 5:30 PM Martin Bayfield: Celebrity MasterChef star ‘hospitalised’ weeks before appearance

MARTIN BAYFIELD, who is currently competing on BBC show Celebrity MasterChef, was hospitalised for four days, just over two weeks before the return of the hit cooking series last month. Martin Bayfield, 51, who is widely known for being a broadcaster and former rugby union player, shared a picture of a cannula in his hand, taken from his hospital bed, and revealed 6

September 21, 2018 7:23 AM Chris Evans twins: BBC Radio 2 host spills all on newborn babies as wife breaks silence

CHRIS EVANS has spoken out about his twins on BBC Radio 2 this morning as his wife Natasha Shishmanian phoned in to gush about life just days after welcoming two new arrivals into the family. The broadcaster referred to Natasha as “Super Mummy” and called her “magnificent”, before explaining how the whole family was pitching in to help out after the couple 5

September 21, 2018 12:01 AM Love, Brexit and the Irish border

He's in the UK, she's in the EU. What happens when your relationship is affected by Brexit? Jamie McCartney lives in south Armagh, Northern Ireland and his girlfriend Shannon Griffin Callan lives in Dundalk, the Republic of Ireland. It’s only a 15-minute drive, but they cross the Irish border every time they want to see each other. So the prospect of the return 6

September 20, 2018 11:47 PM Glasgow panto wars for stars of Two Doors Down

ELAINE C SMITH has fired the first salvo in her panto war with friendly rival Jonathan Watson. The old pals, who work together on BBC Two sitcom Two Doors Down, are vying for a slice of the Glasgow box office. While Smith stars in Aladdin at the King’s Theatre, Watson teams up with Still Game’s Gavin Mitchell for Cinderella, playing the Ugly Sisters 7

September 20, 2018 5:30 PM Lisa Maxwell: Celebrity MasterChef 2018 star reveals challenge from Carol Vorderman

LISA MAXWELL, who is competing in the Celebrity MasterChef 2018 semi-final tonight, has admitted her reservations about a challenge posed to her by close pal Carol Vorderman. The 54-year-old actress is set to go up against fellow celebrity hopefuls on the BBC cooking programme tonight, including Spencer Matthews, Josh Cuthbert, John Partridge, AJ Pritchard 6

September 20, 2018 7:59 AM Chris Evans baby names: BBC Radio 2 host reveals twin baby names

CHRIS EVANS and his wife Natasha Shishmanian have welcomed their twins into the world. On his BBC Radio 2 show this morning, the host announced the newborns’ names. In a statement read out by guest host Sara Cox on BBC Radio 2, it was revealed Natasha had given birth to a boy and girl. Chris called the tots “Ping and Pong” and said they arrived late last night 10

September 18, 2018 2:45 PM Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Stacey Dooley admits drastic plan if she is eliminated first

STRICTLY COME DANCING 2018 contestant Stacey Dooley, who is partnered up with Kevin Clifton on this year’s series, has revealed her drastic plan if she is the first celebrity to be voted off the BBC show. Earlier this week, Stacey informed her 152,000 Twitter followers her and Kevin, 35, will be making history on the dance floor this weekend. She wrote 13

September 18, 2018 7:37 AM US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

The US is imposing new tariffs on $200bn (£150bn) worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. These will apply to almost 6,000 items, marking the biggest round of US tariffs so far. Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded 12

September 17, 2018 2:06 PM Enzo Calzaghe: Champion boxing coach dies, aged 69

Enzo Calzaghe, the father of former world boxing champion Joe, has died aged 69. The trainer helped Joe become a two-weight world champion in an undefeated 46-fight career as a professional. Despite having no experience as a trainer before coaching his son, Enzo also led Gavin Rees and Enzo Maccarinelli to world titles. "The family are devastated to have to announce 11