Mike Ashley is taking over as chief executive of Sports Direct following the resignation of his closest aide, Dave Forsey, as the retailer battles an image crisis. The company - under fire from unions, investors and politicians over working practices and the way it has been run - said on Friday that Mr Ashley was to assume control of the business with immediate effect. The company said on Friday that Mr Forsey, who had been with Sports Direct for 32 years, had resigned the previous day.
Just a day after they arrived in Canada for their royal tour, Prince William and Kate Middleton got straight to work with a day of official engagements. Leaving the children behind at Government House in Victoria, the royal couple set off for a whistlestop tour of Vancouver, taking in the scenic beauty of the location before meeting local residents who have benefited from the charitable services offered in the community. Following a rousing reception, as thousands of people turned out to greet them, the royals travelled to the Downtown East Side of Vancouver to meet the team at Sheway, a charity that provides support to vulnerable mothers dealing with a range of issues including addiction.
By Alana Wise WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if elected, the United States would recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the campaign said, marking a potential dramatic shift in U.S. policy on the issue. During the meeting that lasted more than an hour at Trump Tower in New York, Trump told Netanyahu that under his administration, the United States would "recognise Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the State of Israel." While Israel calls Jerusalem its capital, few other countries accept that, including the United States.
X Factor viewers weren’t all that impressed with Irina’s Bucks Fizz-style moves.
Love them or hate them, you can’t deny that Ronnie and Roxy Mitchell leaving EastEnders is going to be the end of an era for the BBC One soap, especially now that we have learned that it’s going to be a permanent departure. Actresses Rita Simons (Roxy) and Sam Womack (Ronnie) are said to be upset by the news that the Mitchell sisters are being bumped off as they’d hoped to have the option to return at some stage in the future. The exit comes under new producer Sean O’Connor’s ruling, with Sean already killing off much-loved character Paul Coker as well as announcing the departures of other favourites, including Babe Carter, Masood Ahmed, Lee Carter, Claudette Hubbard, Buster, Briggs, Pam and Les Coker and Kyle Slater.
Honey G is replacing singer Ivy Grace on The X Factor.
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TV presenter Zoe Ball and DJ Norman Cook - better known as Fatboy Slim - have said they are divorcing after 18 years of marriage. In 2003 they separated for a few months after Ball had an affair with DJ Dan Peppe, who was a friend of Cook's. Cook spoke about how the arrival of their second child felt like a gift after they both went sober.
By Kylie MacLellan LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May repeatedly failed to back her predecessor David Cameron in his fight to keep Britain in the European Union and hampered his attempts to rein in migration, according to extracts from two books about the referendum. May, who served as interior minister under Cameron and succeeded him as prime minister when he resigned after Britain's vote to leave the EU, backed staying in the bloc but was largely absent from the campaign. The two books come as May faces the complex task of leading negotiations over Britain's EU divorce, having divulged little on her intended strategy.
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"The prime minister was the first one who incited against Nahed when he ordered his arrest and put him on trial for sharing the cartoon, and that ignited the public against him and led to his killing," the victim's cousin Saad Hattar said.
He will not return to his role as Sharif Nazir in the long-running soap, reports say.
North Korea held its first-ever air show showcasing its civilian and aerial might in a bid to attract tourists to the isolated country. The two-day event that took off at the Kalma International Airport on Saturday, 24 September in the eastern port city of Wonsan, featured the country's military planes, helicopters and civilian aircraft. Several North Koreans are also attending.
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Princess Charlotte, wearing a blue-flowered frock, gave a little wave, much to the delight of the assembled crowd who had gathered to see the royal family of four. The star of the Canadian royal tour is Princess Charlotte, on her first official visit. Shortly after landing in Victoria, British Columbia on Saturday (24 September), uniformed guards were seen unloading the young princess's dresses for the eight-day visit. The year-old daughter of Kate Middleton is making her first overseas trip, while three-year-old brother George has already visited Australia and New Zealand. Kate Middleton carried her daughter down the steps of the Canadian Government Airbus 310, taking care of her safety as Princess Charlotte appeared to have a small graze on her right knee. The public will next see Princess Charlotte and Prince George on 1 October as the royal children's appearances are being restricted to give them privacy and shield them from scrutiny. "It would have been overwhelming for them," royal watcher Debbie Burnham told NBC news. "This allows the parents to relax." Prince George seemed confused by the Canadian prime minister's attempt to high-five him. Justin Trudeau knelt down on the tarmac to greet the young prince, raising his hand, but it was It was an awkward moment as the Canadian then tried to shake the three-year old's hand. Prince George held tightly on to his father, Prince William's hand, obviously not having learned the correct way to salute a Canadian premier. It's not known whether Trudeau gave the instruction "Gimme five!" Kate and William will visit Vancouver on Sunday (25 September) to visit Downtown Eastside, which is an area known for poverty and homeless addicts. The royals will then move on to an immigrant welcome centre where they will talk with refugee families from Syria. More than 30,000 refugees have settled in Canada since Trudeau was elected prime minister in October 2015.
Instead of starting afresh and burying their differences, the Labour leaders' supporters and his opponents are continuing to clash with the same ferocity. The most ugly clash came between John McDonnell and Yvette Cooper over the shadow chancellor's controversial call before the last election for the former Tory MP Esther McVey to be "lynched". In a TV clash with Ms Cooper, Mr McDonnell defended his comments about Ms McVey, which included telling MPs in the Commons in March last year that the then employment minister was a "stain on humanity".
The Big Bang Theory cast are the highest paid actors on TV.
I agree with Craig - a bit too sickly for me and I personally didn’t feel it deserved a 9. Louise was as good as I was expecting her to be, and with Choreography King Kevin giving the judges what they want to see, she’ll go a long way. Exciting choreography - there was enough cha cha for me - and super timing.
Britain intends to become an independent member of the World Trade Organisation when it leaves the European Union, trade minister Liam Fox will say next week, according to a report in the Sunday Telegraph newspaper. The newspaper, without citing its sources, said Fox would use a speech at the WTO on Tuesday to say Britain would seek to be an independent member of the body so that it could negotiate its own trade deals outside of the EU. Being an independent member of the WTO would involve Britain leaving the EU's customs union, the newspaper said, something the government has so far refused to confirm it intends to do.
Cycling's golden couple Jason Kenny and Laura Trott, two of Team GB's most decorated Olympians, have married. In a post on Instagram, Trott said the wedding was "the happiest day of my life". Trott, 24, won two golds at the Rio Olympics and became Britain's most successful female Olympian.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fails to get a high five from Prince George as he arrives in Canada with his parents and sister, Charlotte.
It has been reported that Angelina Jolie has found comfort in her friend, Johnny Depp, following her split from husband, Brad Pitt. The star became good friends with Johnny after they appeared in ‘The Tourist’ together back in 2010, and Johnny is no doubt able to offer her some words of wisdom having just gone through his own high-profile divorce from ex, Amber Heard. Angelina and Johnny worked together on The Tourist.
Bradley Wiggins' medical exemptions for otherwise banned substances came under the spotlight over the weekend, as it was revealed he had taken a number of drugs for known asthma and respiratory problems. The records leaked by Fancy Bears show a high number of athletes granted TUEs for asthma treatment. Research carried out by Dr Dickinson suggests those sports with sustained "high-minute ventilations" or heavy breathing.
Poldark fans really can’t wait to see Ross in the tub.
Two teenage girls from the French city of Nice are being held on suspicion of planning an attack directed by a notorious Syria-based French jihadist, a source close to the investigation said Sunday.
Sharon Osbourne wasn’t a big fan of Honey G’s rap skills.