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September 5, 2018 10:08 PM Charles, Johnny Marr and Naomi Campbell honoured at GQ Awards

Johnny Marr, Naomi Campbell, John Legend and the Prince Of Wales were among the high-profile figures honoured at the GQ Men Of The Year awards. The former Smiths guitarist was presented with the lifetime achievement prize by Kylie Minogue at the star-studded ceremony at London’s Tate Modern, hosted by Catastrophe star Rob Delaney. The annual awards 142

September 5, 2018 9:27 PM David Lammy dedicates GQ Award to Grenfell and Windrush

David Lammy dedicated his GQ Men Of The Year award to the victims of the Grenfell fire. The Labour MP won the Politician Of The Year prize at the ceremony in London. He said the accolade was dedicated to the people who died in the 2017 fire and the Windrush generation. He said: “I dedicate this award to the 71 people that lost their lives at Grenfell 59

September 4, 2018 12:09 PM GMB union backs referendum on final terms of Brexit

The large Labour donor piles pressure on political leaders to hold a public vote, after Theresa May ruled it out. General Secretary Tim Roache said that promises made during 2016 campaign were "not the reality we are facing". He added that just as the union ballots members on negotiated settlements made on their behalf, so should the government get approval 80

September 3, 2018 1:01 AM After a week of bipartisan tribute, McCain is laid to rest

After a week of bipartisan tribute, McCain is laid to rest A nearly weeklong celebration of the life of US senator John McCain -- war hero, maverick, two-time presidential candidate and outspoken critic of Donald Trump -- came to a solemn and subdued end Sunday as he was laid to rest at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. McCain, who died August 48

August 18, 2018 3:01 PM BREXIT ATTACK: Farage marks return to frontline politics with HUGE rant against May -VIDEO

NIGEL FARAGE delivered a blistering rant against Prime Minister Theresa May during an on-air interview this afternoon, following his announcement of his return to frontline politics, as he claimed Mrs May does not believe Britain is "good enough to run its own affairs". Nigel Farage announced his return to the 'Brexit battlefield' this morning with a tour to rally 88

August 17, 2018 7:00 AM Alex gets meningitis and a place at Oxford

A TEENAGER accepted into Oxford University received his results in a hospital bed after contracting meningitis. Alex Clarke, who studied at Westcliff High School for Boys, was hoping to attend the school to pick up his results. Instead the 18-year-old found himself in a hospital bed at Royal Cornwall in Truro after coming down with the potential deadly 47

August 15, 2018 2:39 PM Hollywood star Rose McGowan to be honoured at GQ Men Of The Year Awards

She said: “I’m proud to be honoured by GQ, receiving the Man Of The Year Inspiration award. It’s a new dawn, a new day for all of us to celebrate positive societal change.” Earlier this year she was seen on screen in a documentary titled Citizen Rose and she has also released her memoir titled Brave. The Me Too movement prompted thousands of women and men to speak 58

August 13, 2018 11:38 AM BBC podcasts are now available on Spotify in the UK

A full library of BBC podcasts has been added to Spotify, bringing thousands of new audio episodes to the streaming app. The streaming service said BBC podcasts produced for the broadcaster’s iPlayer Radio and BBC Sounds apps would now be added to the Spotify platform. “The BBC is one of the largest content creators in the UK, and have worked with the biggest 55

August 11, 2018 10:11 PM Nobel Prize-winning author V S Naipaul dies

"He was a giant in all that he achieved and he died surrounded by those he loved having lived a life which was full of wonderful creativity and endeavour," she said in a statement. Born in Trinidad in 1932, Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul won a scholarship to read English at Oxford University and published his first novel, The Mystic Masseur, in 1957. He went on to write 99

August 11, 2018 12:01 PM Alan Bennett's hospital musical Allelujah! to inject caustic wit into NHS Anniversary in Rhyl and Prestatyn

One of the UK's pre-eminent playwrights will present an exhilarating homage to the health service in Prestatyn and Rhyl . Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, Allelujah! is Bennett's tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner. Under a veneer of a charming, rousing singalong musical, Bennett's diagnosis is riddled 57