Piers Morgan warns ‘threats have consequences’ after suspected troll is arrested

Laura Harding, PA Deputy Entertainment EditorFri, 7 January 2022, 10:53 am Piers Morgan has warned “cowardly threats have consequences” after he reported death threats sent to him and his son to the police. The TV star reportedly received messages telling him he was “a marked man” and it was a “promise” that he was “gettingContinue reading “Piers Morgan warns ‘threats have consequences’ after suspected troll is arrested”

The Apprentice viewers mock bizarre cruise ship logo: ‘If coronavirus was a logo’

The Apprentice viewers were left in stitches after the boys team came up with a cruise ship logo that resembled human faeces. The BBC competition series returned on Thursday (6 January), with 16 new contestants preparing to compete to work with Lord Alan Sugar. You can meet the contestants taking part here. Spoilers for The Apprentice episodeContinue reading “The Apprentice viewers mock bizarre cruise ship logo: ‘If coronavirus was a logo’”

The Apprentice launch show most-watched since 2017

Ellie Iorizzo, Senior Entertainment Reporter PAFri, 7 January 2022, 11:14 am The first episode of The Apprentice was watched by 4.6 million people, making it the show’s most popular launch since 2017. Series 16 of the BBC show began on Thursday evening, with Lord Alan Sugar aided by Baroness Karren Brady and previous winner TimContinue reading “The Apprentice launch show most-watched since 2017”

Uber Eats driver sparks debate with ‘tip baiting’ video: ‘One of the worst things you can encounter as a driver’

Millions of viewers are learning about “tip baiting” for the first time, thanks to an Uber Eats driver’s viral video. The clip comes courtesy of TikToker @owenlindstrom, who’s built a substantial following for posting his daily experiences as an Uber Eats driver. One of his recent videos struck a very particular chord, as it sparked a wide-ranging debateContinue reading “Uber Eats driver sparks debate with ‘tip baiting’ video: ‘One of the worst things you can encounter as a driver’”

‘Hype House’ Netflix show spotlights TikTok stars, influencers trying to be ‘as famous as A-list celebrities’

The worlds of reality television and social media influencers collide as Netflix takes us inside the infamous TikTok Hype House (no need to break in this time Jenny Popach), with a look at the lives of some of the internet’s most famous stars, including Vinnie Hacker, Chase Hudson (Lil Huddy), Larray Merritt, Nikita Dragun, Kouvr Annon, AlexContinue reading “‘Hype House’ Netflix show spotlights TikTok stars, influencers trying to be ‘as famous as A-list celebrities’”

‘Grange Hill’ creator confirms he is bringing it back as movie after years of saying ‘no’

Julia Hunt·ContributorFri, 7 January 2022, 10:51 am Grange Hill’s creator Sir Phil Redmond has confirmed that the hit TV series is coming back as a movie. The planned film about pupils at the London school is already in the pipeline and Redmond has suggested he’d like to see some of the original cast members as parents orContinue reading “‘Grange Hill’ creator confirms he is bringing it back as movie after years of saying ‘no’”

Martin Lewis warns soaring energy bills could force ‘eat or heat’ dilemma

Simon Neville, PA City EditorTue, 4 January 2022, 12:01 am Households can expect to take a “seismic” hit to their energy bills which could force some to decide whether to eat or heat their homes, according to a consumer expert. Money Saving Expert founder Martin Lewis said the Government must intervene now to avoid aContinue reading “Martin Lewis warns soaring energy bills could force ‘eat or heat’ dilemma”

Martin Lewis was left ‘shaking’ and ‘near tears’ after encounter with single mum on money-saving show

Martin Lewis has said he was left “shaking” and “near tears” after an encounter on the latest episode of his moneysaving show. In Thursday’s episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show (6 January), the financial expert met a single mum named Sara who couldn’t afford her energy bills after her partner died of Covid-19 After the broadcast, Lewis expressed his sadnessContinue reading “Martin Lewis was left ‘shaking’ and ‘near tears’ after encounter with single mum on money-saving show”

Hairdresser and restaurant cancellations surge after rise in Covid-19 cases

Firms such as hairdressers and restaurants saw cancellations soar last month as potential customers stayed at home amid the accelerating spread of Covid-19. New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) also highlighted a jump in the number of people working from home after the Government changed guidance in December. The statistics body said on ThursdayContinue reading “Hairdresser and restaurant cancellations surge after rise in Covid-19 cases”

Blood test could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms

Study finds test works on people with concerning signs such as unexplained weight loss or fatigue Scientists have developed a blood test that could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms such as unexplained weight loss or fatigue. If validated, the test could enable cancer patients to be identified earlier, when they are moreContinue reading “Blood test could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms”