BBC’s long-serving China correspondent flees Beijing ‘in a hurry’

The BBC’s long-serving China correspondent has fled to Taiwan after facing threats of legal action, obstruction and intimidation from Chinese authorities. John Sudworth said he and his family ‘left in a hurry’ on March 23 after beingĀ under surveillance – and were ‘followed by plainclothes police all the way to the airport’. China’s foreign ministry said … Read more

Long-serving worker at Aunt Bessie’s Yorkshire pudding plant dies two weeks after Covid outbreak

A long-serving female worker at Aunt Bessie’s Yorkshire pudding plant has died and another remains seriously ill in hospital two weeks after a coronavirus outbreak was confirmed among staff. The woman worked at the firm’s factory in Freightliner Road, Hull, where the previous cases were discovered and where she was described by colleagues as ‘an … Read more

Jeff Stelling considers quitting Soccer Saturday following the sacking of long-serving pundits

Jeff Stelling could WALK OUT on Soccer Saturday after Sky Sports sacked long-serving pundits Matt Le Tissier, Phil Thompson and Charlie Nicholas… with the host disillusioned by the shock decision Jeff Stelling is considering quitting as presenter of Sky Sports Soccer Saturday Matt Le Tissier, Phil Thompson and Charlie Nicholas were all axed from the … Read more