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December 18, 2018 9:32 PM Post-war classic voted Britain's favourite festive film

It's A Wonderful Life has topped a poll of 7,000 people of their favourite festive film. The 1946 classic starring James Stewart and Donna Reed topped the RadioTimes.com poll of 7,000 people narrowly beating Will Ferrell's Elf. The post-war film tells the story of George Bailey, a man who has devoted his life to helping others and is shown the value 148

December 18, 2018 6:15 PM Thatcher would NEVER! Nick Ferrari SAVAGES MPs over 'RIDICULOUS' 18 day Christmas holiday

“In fairness to the bloke, could you see Tony Blair agreeing to that? Probably not.” Mr Ferrari added: “They have the nerve to tell us how important it is, important we exercise our democratic right, why? “As soon as you can you just get on the eggnog and have a lie down for 18 days there's no way on earth you could run a business like that.” Thousands 83

December 15, 2018 1:36 PM Stacey Dooley: Kevin Clifton’s Strictly Come Dancing partner 'laughs' off 'diva' claims

STACEY DOOLEY is currently preparing to dance in tonight’s Strictly Come Dancing 2018 final with professional partner Kevin Clifton but ahead of the last round of the competition, the star has "laughed off" claims she has been branded a “massive diva” by crew. But behind-the-scenes, the documentary maker has reportedly been called a “massive diva” by crew, according 99

December 14, 2018 2:45 PM Who is shining a torch for women today?

The general election of 14 December 1918 saw the first votes cast by women in the UK. It was also the first time that women were eligible to stand for election as an MP. The 1918 Representation of the People Act had given women the vote a few months earlier - but only for those who owned property and were over 30 years old. It wasn't until 1928 that all women 73

December 14, 2018 7:11 AM Sondra Locke dead: How did Clint Eastwood’s ex die? What’s the actress’ cause of death?

SONDRA LOCKE, the Oscar-nominated actress and former partner of Clint Eastwood, has died at the age of 74. But what was her cause of death? The actress died after a cardiac arrest as a result of breast and bone cancer, according to a death certificate obtained by Associated Press. The Hollywood star had undergone a mastectomy and chemotherapy in 1990 as a result 78

December 13, 2018 10:53 AM 'Don't take him seriously!' Rees-Mogg MOCKS 'overexcited' Hammond for 'extremists' comment

JACOB Rees-Mogg belittled Chancellor Philip Hammond's accusation Theresa May's confidence vote on Wednesday was a way of "flushing out the extremists" from the Conservative Party. Speaking on BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, the Chair of the European Research Group claimed the Chancellor's comment was dictated by an "unusual state of overexcitement". Asked 63

December 13, 2018 9:18 AM ‘Turn that f**king Christmas song off’ declares any rational human being

The Institute for Studies found it was entirely normal to reject Christmas tunes after decades of being punished by mediocre sing-song hits, often involving sleigh bells. Professor Henry Brubaker said: “With the days leading up to Christmas being a full-on deluge of shit you’ve heard about 2,000 times before it’s reasonable not to want to hear them again 70

December 10, 2018 8:45 PM Rochdale bongs replace Big Ben on BBC Radio 4 at Christmas

The traditional Big Ben bongs on BBC Radio 4 will be replaced by bells from Rochdale town hall on Christmas Eve. Chimes from the Greater Manchester town will herald the 18:00 GMT news bulletin as a "special festive replacement". BBC Radio 4 normally broadcasts Big Ben live but has been broadcasting recordings since August last year when the bells fell silent 75

December 10, 2018 10:22 AM Watership Down: Critics welcome 'toned-down' version of Richard Adams novel

Critics have welcomed a "toned-down" new version of Watership Down, though are less impressed by its animation. The BBC's new adaptation of Richard Adams's novel, to be aired in two parts this Christmas, follows the famously traumatising film version from 1978. James McAvoy and John Boyega are among the stars lending their voices to this tale of rabbits 101

December 10, 2018 4:51 AM Melania and Donald Trump to make SHOCK Hollywood appearance in film about Queen's dog

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have been cast in surprise cameo roles in a new animated film about the Queen’s beloved corgis, Lionsgate UK has announced. The Queen’s Corgi is produced by the same people who brought Gnomeo And Juliet and Sherlock Gnomes to the big screen. The Trumps will not be starring in the film themselves 147