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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 16

October 23, 2018 7:18 AM Amputee PC told public how to save his life after car crash

A police officer has described how he asked members of the public to put a tourniquet on his leg while he was bleeding to death. PC Tom Dorman had his leg amputated after a car crash in Maidenhead, Berkshire, in September. He said members of the public "ran out of their homes" to stop "catastrophic" bleeding in his leg, which meant he could have "died 12

October 22, 2018 12:01 PM Remainer celebrities funded buses for the London march

EUROPHILE celebrities and politicians banded together to fund bus travel for thousands of campaigners who descended on London at the weekend in a bid to stop Brexit. TV cook Delia Smith, Star Trek actor Sir Patrick Stewart and Tony Blair’s former spokesman Alastair Campbell were among the famous names who donated £1,000 each to help protestors get to the capital 10

October 5, 2018 1:04 PM Holiday HELL as Thomas Cook axes passenger compensation in no-deal Brexit

BRITISH holidaymakers travelling with Thomas Cook would receive no extra compensation expenses if flights are grounded post-Brexit. “We clarified our terms and conditions to highlight that if customers could no longer fly, we would of course ensure that the cost of tickets, or package holidays, were reimbursed.” The spokesman added: “If a customer was on a holiday 10

October 3, 2018 7:17 AM Zoe Ball to replace Chris Evans on Radio 2 breakfast

The 47-year-old presenter said that being the first woman to host the UK's most listened to show would be "both an honour and a privilege". Ball, who also hosts Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two, said: "I'm absolutely thrilled to be following in the giant footsteps of Chris Evans as the host of the Radio 2 Breakfast Show. "To be the first woman to present 13

September 23, 2018 8:26 AM Judgmental dads secretly jealous of lazy arsehole dad

A GROUP of committed fathers who love to judge rival parents are all privately jealous of the father who does absolutely nothing, they have admitted. The dads, who gather daily in the playground at Oakleaf Primary to loudly discuss what excellent dads they are, have confessed they envy Wayne Hayes who does not even leave the car to drop off his kids. Father-of-three 15

September 16, 2018 5:41 AM Russian agents romped with prostitutes and smoked drugs before Salisbury Novichok attack

THE SALISBURY Novichok attackers had a night of drugs and prostitutes before poisoning Sergei and Yulia Skripal in March, a guest staying at the same hotel has claimed. Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov spent the night before the poisoning in a £75 twin room at the two-star City Stay Hotel in East London. Guests at the hotel complained to staff about 15

September 5, 2018 4:23 AM Group accused of defrauding scaffolding firm due in court

They include a contracts manager, Paul House, 52, of Grange Drive, who has been charged of fraud by abuse of position possession of £65,212.60 and scaffolding belonging to his employer. Three other men, Joshua House, 26, of Grange Drive, Christopher House, 28, of Cherry Tree Road, Cricklade, and David Cook, 28, of Beech Avenue, each face two charges 15

September 4, 2018 10:12 PM Partick Thistle pay out goal bonus to Kris Doolan despite 'ghost goal' being missed by officials

Partick Thistle pay out goal bonus to Kris Doolan despite 'ghost strike' somehow being missed by officials Partick Thistle have decided to pay out a goal bonus to Kris Doolan despite the striker's 'ghost strike' against Morton being missed by the match officials. Footage of the Jags hitman's second-half effort not just crossing the line but actually 17

September 4, 2018 11:16 AM England v India 2018: Hosts keep batting line-up for final Test

England have kept faith with the same batsmen for the final Test against India, in what will be Alastair Cook's last international game. James Vince, drafted into the last squad as back-up for Jonny Bairstow, has been released back to Hampshire. England have already won the series and lead 3-1 after their Southampton win. Opening batsman Keaton Jennings 12