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December 24, 2018 12:08 AM Chris Evans bids farewell to Radio 2

Chris Evans bids farewell to BBC Radio 2 with his final show on Christmas Eve. The DJ's last breakfast show comes three months after he announced he is leaving the slot after nine years, and a total of 13 years at the station. He will move to Virgin Radio in the New Year and Zoe Ball will take over, becoming the first woman to host Radio 2's breakfast 122

December 21, 2018 3:06 PM Rachel Riley: 'We'll miss him dearly' Countdown host bids farewell to star on show

Rachel Riley, 32, first took over from Carol Vorderman, 57, almost 10 years ago as the mathematician on Countdown. And it seems the star has built great friendships on the show since joining as she said goodbye to one of her colleagues. Nick Hewer quizzed Rachel on her highlights from Countdown in 2018 and the beauty took the opportunity to speak about 107

September 19, 2018 2:27 PM Bidding war for Sky to be settled by rare auction

All sides involved in the takeover battle agree to a formula to end the process by Saturday night. The Takeover Panel said the two American companies bidding for control of Sky - film and TV group 21st Century Fox and cable giant Comcast - would be invited to take part in a three-round auction on Saturday if a competitive situation between the pair continued 112

August 1, 2018 12:27 AM Star Wars jacket expected to fetch up to £1m at auction

The jacket worn by Harrison Ford when he played Han Solo in Star Wars' The Empire Strikes back is excepted to fetch up to £1m at auction next month. The garment is one of 600 lots going under the hammer at the movie memorabilia event in London. Marty McFly's Back To The Future Part II hoverboard and Johnny Depp's Edward Scissorhands costume are also on sale. Auction 57

June 30, 2018 2:13 PM Trump's own tariffs make it harder to rebuild infrastructure

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - President Donald Trump wants to rebuild the nation's transportation infrastructure. He also wants to strengthen the U.S. steel industry through tariffs on imports. But that second goal could make it more costly to accomplish the first. Since Trump announced the tariffs in March, prices have been rising for the American steel 67

June 24, 2018 8:04 PM Kathmandu commits to workers' rights

Outdoor equipment retailer Kathmandu has committed to protecting workers' rights and improving labour standards in its factories across the globe. The New Zealand-based company has joined the Fair Labour Association, a non-profit alliance of some the world's biggest manufacturers of mass-produced consumer items. The collaboration of universities, civil 63

June 5, 2018 7:57 AM Mid-Summer party to boost charity fund

THE hot ticket for flaming June is the one that gets you into the fundraising Mid-Summer Party being held on Sunday the 24th at Florence House and Garden, Southdown Road, Seaford. In aid of The Youth Counselling Project, this Seaford-based organisation’s mission is to help young people through difficult times by offering therapy. Starting at 7pm and going 51

April 16, 2018 12:36 PM Channel 4 sets guidelines for bids for new national headquarters

Channel 4 has laid out guidelines for cities hoping to host the broadcaster’s new national headquarters or one of two new creative hubs. The channel plans to move 300 of its 800 staff out of the capital and will open three new sites in the nations and regions. It will also increase spending on productions in the nations and regions from 35% to 50% of main channel 52

April 10, 2018 7:28 AM 450 Swindon homes bids in spotlight at meeting tonight

A BID for 370 homes on the New Eastern Villages site will be discussed by Swindon councillors tonight. Developers Barberry want to build the homes on the former Redlands Airfield, near Wanborough – part of a massive 8,000 homes plan for the New Eastern Villages development. Wanborough Parish Council have previously objected to the plans, warning that the site could 55

April 3, 2018 12:32 PM Wrestling is returning to Worthing

JONNY STORM, one of the most spectacular, high-flying stars in Europe, makes his St Paul’s Centre debut when wrestling returns to the Worthing community hub next week. Storm, a popular figure when grappling shows were staged at the Assembly Hall, is one of the top names lined up to appear on the big Easter show on April 12. Storm will be one of eight 73