July 15, 2018 8:00 AM Southend’s choirs are taking on the world..
IT'S all happening for Southend Boys and Girls' Choirs who are busying themselves with concerts in Southend, London and across the world! Follow Southend Girls’ Choir appearance on Tuesday, July 10 at London’s St Martin in the Fields Church in Trafalgar Square, both choirs will appear today (Friday July 13) in Southend’s Plaza Centre, when they will be presenting 5
July 14, 2018 2:18 PM 100 Women: 'I was a World Cup honey shot'
It's known as the "honey shot" - when a conventionally attractive woman is picked out of the crowd by cameras at a sporting event. The issue has come under scrutiny during this World Cup and Fifa has said broadcasters have got to stop zooming in on "hot women". It happened to Natalia Betancourt at the 2014 World Cup game between Colombia and Brazil 24
July 12, 2018 2:58 PM BBC axes Daily Politics show as part of changes to political output
BBC show Daily Politics is being scrapped to make way for a new programme. The move was announced as part of changes to the broadcaster’s political and parliamentary output. Daily Politics, on BBC2, which first aired in 2003, will be replaced by Politics Live, which will air from Monday to Friday. The new programme will be presented four days a week by Jo Coburn 7
July 11, 2018 5:48 PM Sir Elton John among the stars getting excited ahead of World Cup game
Sir Elton John has shared a rare picture of his sons in football shirts ahead of England’s semi-final World Cup game against Croatia. The singer, father of Zachary, seven, and Elijah, five, posted the sweet image on Instagram. It showed the boys with their backs to the camera, with one in a number seven Lingard top and one in a number nine Kane shirt 9
July 8, 2018 11:08 PM Rolling Stones and Universal Music Group announce partnership
The band’s catalogue includes some of the most celebrated and influential albums of all time, from 1971’s Sticky Fingers to 2016’s Grammy-winning Blue & Lonesome. UMG will continue to distribute the band’s music catalogue globally, with future projects and reissues to be released through UMG’s labels and networks around the world. Bravado, UMG’s brand 9
July 8, 2018 11:10 AM World Cup 2018: England's victory over Sweden seen by 20m fans
England's decisive World Cup quarter-final victory over Sweden was watched by nearly 20 million viewers on BBC One, according to overnight figures. An average of 15.8 million watched the whole match, which saw England secure a place in the semi-final. A peak audience of 19.9 million viewers were watching as the match ended. It was live-streamed online 9
July 5, 2018 11:26 AM Why are Lucy, Agata, Rachel and Lynda calling themselves Revolting Women?
LUCY Russell, Agata Daraskaite, Rachel Gray and Lynda Sayce are Revolting Women! Hold fire, that might need explaining. Violinists Lucy and Agata, cellist Rachel and theorbo player Lynda will be presenting their Revolting Women! programme on Saturday afternoon at the National Centre for Early Music, York, as part of the 2018 York Early Music Festival 4
July 3, 2018 11:09 PM Prince of Wales to appear on Gardeners’ World
The Prince Of Wales will make an appearance on Gardeners’ World on BBC Two to discuss the threats posed by pests and diseases to our native plants and trees. The keen gardener will be interviewed at Highgrove by presenter Adam Frost for an episode to be broadcast on July 18. Frost said: “Back in February I was invited to a meeting at Highgrove with members 10
July 3, 2018 9:27 PM World Cup 2018: England-Sweden quarter-final live on BBC
England's World Cup quarter-final against Sweden on Saturday will be shown live across the BBC. The game at the Samara Arena will kick-off at 15:00 BST, live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Sport online. The BBC will also show Brazil's quarter-final with Belgium at 19:00 BST on Friday. The remaining quarter-finals see Uruguay take on France 13
July 3, 2018 8:57 PM Love Island fans mad at later start due to England game going to extra time
Love Island fans were left seeing red after the show was pushed back to a later start time after England’s World Cup match against Colombia went to extra time. The ITV2 reality series was delayed until 22.00pm despite live coverage of the match being broadcast on the main ITV channel. A repeat episode of american animated comedy Family Guy was shown 13