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January 20, 2018 10:18 PM The Kinks bass player Jim Rodford dies, aged 76

Fans and bandmates have been paying tribute to the British musician. The Kinks bass player Jim Rodford has died at the age of 76. While a cause of death has not been confirmed, it is believed the British musician suffered a fall down the stairs. His death was reported in an official statement from the band on Twitter which read: "It is with deep sadness 6

January 20, 2018 9:35 PM The Voice’s Chris James shocks viewers with musical song choice

The Voice contestant Chris James has been backed as the show’s wild card after he treated fans to a musical track in a “brave” audition. The professional audiobook narrator – who is also the lead singer in a rock group – surprised coaches and viewers alike with his version of Disney track Prince Ali from Aladdin on Saturday night’s show. The 28-year-old 6

January 20, 2018 6:27 PM Prague hotel fire: At least two dead and seven injured after horror blaze engulfs hotel

AT LEAST two people have died after a major fire broke out at the Eurostars David hotel in central Prague, according to disaster officials in the Czech capital. Around 40 people were evacuated from the hotel following the blaze, which was first reported at 6pm local time (5pm UK time). The cause of the fire, which started on the hotel's ground floor 6

January 20, 2018 12:12 PM Top East London primary school backs down from ban on hijabs for girls under eight as petition says the move would 'curb freedom of religious expression'

A top East London primary school has backed down just days after it banned girls under eight from wearing hijabs. St Stephen's primary school in Newham had said it was making the change to make pupils feel more integrated but now appears to have changed course. A note on the school's website on Friday said that the school now had a 'deeper understanding 7

January 20, 2018 4:25 AM Two days left to vote for the best city restaurant

YOU have just two days left to vote for the best restaurant in Brighton and Hove. Brighton’s Best Restaurants awards takes place next month at The Komedia in Gardner Street. More than 200 experts vote for the Top 20 list but this year they are being joined by a group of amateur restaurant critics. Awards co-founder and food journalist Patrick McGuigan 7

January 19, 2018 5:17 PM The ultimate iPhone fail! Woman is HUMILIATED by Siri after asking if her crush would ever text her

A woman who asked Siri whether her crush would ever text her was horrified when Apple's software write the man a message asking him to do just that. Cecilia Mula, who is based in Nashville, Tennessee, took to Twitter earlier this week to recount the hilarious mishap. 'I just asked Siri if a certain boy would ever text me and she sent a text saying will you ever text me to him. My funeral 6

January 19, 2018 4:25 PM Lizzy Yarnold: Olympic champion misses out on medals in Konigssee

Lizzy Yarnold narrowly missed out on a medal as Jacqueline Lolling won gold at the final skeleton World Cup of the season in Konigssee, Germany. The 2014 Olympic champion was joint fifth after the first run but moved up a place in the second to finish 0.46 seconds behind home favourite Lolling. Germany's Tina Hermann was second with Austria's Janine 8

January 19, 2018 2:14 PM Smiling Macron and May pose for selfie

Theresa May illustrated her new "entente chaleureuse" with Emmanuel Macron by tweeting a smiling "selfie" with the French president. The two leaders finished their summit with an evening reception at London's Victoria and Albert Museum on Thursday. Earlier he said the UK and France were "making a new tapestry together" but hinted at sticking points ahead 7

January 19, 2018 12:25 PM Celebrity Big Brother 2018: Dapper Laughs causes OUTRAGE after ‘disgusting’ sex comments about Ann Widdecombe

It didn’t take long for Daniel O’Reilly – aka Dapper Laughs – to stir up a load of trouble on Celebrity Big Brother. And this time the comedian set Twitter alight when he made some pretty crude comments about Conservative MP Ann Widdecombe. Pretending to be 70-year-old Ann, he then added: ‘Oo well! I don’t know if I should do it!’, before making a pretty 5

January 18, 2018 11:35 AM Lisa Armstrong hints she’s still on good terms with estranged husband Ant McPartlin after making this VERY public move

Following their shock divorce news, it looks like Lisa Armstrong is still keen to keep things civil with her ex Ant McPartlin. While the make up artist is yet to speak out on her split, she has made a pretty big move on social media – by liking a photo of her estranged husband. In the snap – shared by Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams – Ant can be seen smiling 9