Coverage of the King’s Coronation was the most-watched television of this year with nearly 12 million tuning in to watch the historic royal occasion

Coverage of the King’s Coronation was the most-watched television of this year with nearly 12 million tuning in to watch the historic royal occasion

The nearly three-hour programme beat a host of other hit shows over the year In second place this year was the Eurovision Song Contest final in Liverpool  By Paul Revoir Media Editor Published: 00:05 GMT, 16 December 2023 | Updated: 00:10 GMT, 16 December 2023 The coverage of the King’s Coronation on BBC1 has topped … Read more

LUCY FRAZER: Why I’ve capped the TV licence fee rise… There is no legitimate case for increasing it in the current climate

LUCY FRAZER: Why I’ve capped the TV licence fee rise… There is no legitimate case for increasing it in the current climate

By Lucy Frazer Culture Secretary Published: 22:39 GMT, 7 December 2023 | Updated: 23:11 GMT, 7 December 2023 The past few years have been tough. The unprecedented horror and disruption of the Covid pandemic and the war in Ukraine have meant households have been buffeted by harsh economic headwinds caused by steep inflation and global … Read more

The Witches review: Dahl’s witches cast a spell over me… and I’m not even a fan of the books! writes PATRICK MARMION

The Witches review: Dahl’s witches cast a spell over me… and I’m not even a fan of the books! writes PATRICK MARMION

The Witches (National Theatre, London) Verdict: Spellbinding  Rating: She Stoops To Conquer (Orange Tree, Richmond) Verdict: Not quite conquered Rating: Could it be time to float Roald Dahl on the Stock Exchange? The late author’s writing is an estate that keeps on giving. Witness not just the books, films and innumerable stage spin-offs — including … Read more

Hannah Waddingham ‘enjoyed a secret romance with musical theatre star Alfie Boe after he snuck backstage to meet her at Eurovision’

Hannah Waddingham ‘enjoyed a secret romance with musical theatre star Alfie Boe after he snuck backstage to meet her at Eurovision’

Hannah Waddingham reportedly enjoyed a secret romance with musical tenor Alfie Boe earlier this summer.  The pair were together back in May when the Ted Lasso star hosted the Eurovision Song Contest, but it seemingly wasn’t meant to be and the pair have now called time on their relationship. A source revealed to The Sun that … Read more

Snow Fox is unmasked as she WINS Masked Singer Australia – and judge Chrissie Swan guessed right based on the pop star’s walk

Snow Fox is unmasked as she WINS Masked Singer Australia – and judge Chrissie Swan guessed right based on the pop star’s walk

On Tuesday’s episode of Masked Singer Australia, Snow Fox won the latest season of the singing competition.  The celebrity inside the costume was unmasked as none other than X Factor and Eurovision star Dami Im.  Chrissie Swan guessed right, based on Dami’s walk, deciding that it seemed like a woman who had recently had a baby, … Read more

Why Hollywood’s finally woken up to the… Wonder of Waddingham: A figure like Monroe’s, a voice to rival Maria Callas – but the most astonishing thing about Hannah Waddingham’s rise is that it’s taken her 30 YEARS

Why Hollywood’s finally woken up to the… Wonder of Waddingham: A figure like Monroe’s, a voice to rival Maria Callas – but the most astonishing thing about Hannah Waddingham’s rise is that it’s taken her 30 YEARS

Wielding a glue gun in her sparkly party frock and slugging white wine as she sticks wads of cotton wool to a cardboard snowman, the actress Hannah Waddingham perfectly embodies the chaotic Christmas juggle so many women face every year.  She’s tipsy and tousle-haired, has kicked her stilettos off her weary feet and – oops! … Read more

The Sycamore Gap’s successor? Elizabeth I-era sweet chestnut in Wrexham wins coveted Tree of the Year prize once awarded to beloved tree that was felled at Hadrian’s Wall

The Sycamore Gap’s successor? Elizabeth I-era sweet chestnut in Wrexham wins coveted Tree of the Year prize once awarded to beloved tree that was felled at Hadrian’s Wall

 The 483-year-old tree will now compete for European Tree of the Year title  Crouch Oak in Surrey second and twisted sweet chestnut in Greenwich third  Investigations continue into who cut down the Sycamore Gap  By Frankie Elliott Published: 11:57 BST, 20 October 2023 | Updated: 13:44 BST, 20 October 2023 A sweet chestnut tree planted in the … Read more

‘This is changing lives’ – Career expert explains why you should use ChatGPT to prepare for an interview

‘This is changing lives’ – Career expert explains why you should use ChatGPT to prepare for an interview

OpenAI’s ChatGPT has been used to pen-hit Eurovision songs, prep church sermons and diagnose patients. But the AI chatbot might also help regular folks land their dream job. A life coach on TikTok has a new use for the AI, which she says is ‘changing lives.’  Namely, ask ChatGPT to use the job description to come up with possible interview questions … Read more

Meghan Markle sings and claps along to Sam Ryder in previously unseen clip from Invictus Games closing ceremony

Meghan Markle sings and claps along to Sam Ryder in previously unseen clip from Invictus Games closing ceremony

Meghan Markle danced and sung along to Sam Ryder‘s ‘Mountain’ at the Invictus Games closing ceremony in Dusseldorf, new footage shows. The Duchess of Sussex, 42, seemingly knew the lyrics to the Eurovision star’s track, which he performed following the seven-day sporting event in Germany which wrapped on Saturday night.  Posting to Instagram, the Essex-born popstar, … Read more

Britons debate which city is the MOST overrated – so, is your hometown on the list?

Britons debate which city is the MOST overrated – so, is your hometown on the list?

Every Briton has had this conversation, whether it’s on the dinner table or at the pub – what city on our island is the most overrated? People from across the country have been debating the topic in a post which has caused a sensation on Reddit‘s AskUk forum.   The poster told readers: ‘I recently visited … Read more