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.
He will not return to his role as Sharif Nazir in the long-running soap, reports say.
The pair announced their intention to separate on Twitter.
Nicole Scherzinger upped the ante on tonight's X Factor as the auditionees faced the dreaded Six-Chair Challenge. From the off it was all looking good for Nicole who is mentor to the boys, arguably the strongest category. James Hughes had everyone, including Nicole, out of their seats and dancing in the aisles with his high-energy performance of 'Proud Mary'.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge brought their children, Prince George, 3, and Princess Charlotte, 1, on the week-long trip. It was the first time the couple have brought their children on an official visit to Canada.
Joshua Harding launched the vicious attack in a Michigan courtroom, appearing to miss the man's head by inches, after being found guilty on 2 August. The object, police say was a piece of metal, appeared to be concealed up Harding's left sleeve before the shocking assault.
The show resembles musical chairs.
The comedian has made an unusual donation.
Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed that Anthony Joshua's camp have reached out to Wladimir Klitschko and would accept a world heavyweight title bout. The Ukrainian was due to meet Tyson Fury on 29 October in a rematch for all but one of the belts he lost in Dusseldorf last year, but that fight has now been called off for a second time after the current champion was officially declared "medically unfit to fight". "The whole thing is a complete mess," Hearn told Sky Sports.
Police have launched a manhunt for a serial sex attacker, who struck four times in two days. The assaults happened in the Harehills and Burmantofts areas of Leeds on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 September.
The ex Spice Girl has been mentioned as a possible new star of the show.
Hidden underground in steel-and-concrete silos across rural America, more than 400 intercontinental ballistic missiles point to the skies, poised for launch -- and ready to obliterate cities across the world.
Labour has been urged to unite under Jeremy Corbyn after the bruising leadership election that saw him returned as party leader with an increased mandate. Delivering his victory speech, Mr Corbyn called on the party to "wipe the slate clean" and said both he and his challenger Owen Smith were part of the "same Labour family". Mr Smith congratulated the Labour leader on his "clear win", but said the result showed the party "remains divided".
Don’t drink and type, kids.
The two have been friends for more than 50 years.
Hackers managed to steal data from 500 million Yahoo (Hanover: YHO.HA - news) email accounts and the tech giant is now under pressure to explain how the cyberattack happened. Yahoo said the stolen information may have included names, email addresses, dates of birth, hashed passwords and, in some cases, security questions and answers. Yahoo is advising account holders to change their passwords, not only on their Yahoo accounts, but on all linked accounts or those which have the same or similar passwords.
Plenty of people were so impressed with Danny they struggled to tell who was the professional dancer.
Washington state officials released photos on Saturday, September 24, of the suspect in a fatal shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington. The suspect, officials say, shot and killed five people Friday night at the Macy’s in the mall, four women and one man, according to reports. The names of the victims have not been released. Police did not have a name for the suspect nor did they know his whereabouts. A motive for the shooting was unknown. This video shows the press conference on Saturday morning about the shooting. Credit: Periscope/Skagit Department of Emergency Management
By Marton Dunai VIENNA (Reuters) - The European Union should set up a "giant refugee city" on the Libyan coast and process asylum claims there from refugees arriving from other African countries, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Saturday. Mr Orban, speaking in Vienna after a summit of European and Balkans countries on the refugee crisis, gave few details and said that his own influence in such matters was small. The Hungarian leader, who has sparked controversy by vilifying refugees and erected a razor wire fence along his country's southern border last year, said the Balkans route was closed for now and vowed to keep it that way, but added Europe was still vulnerable from the south.
Lionesses in the Okavango Delta of Botswana have grown manes and are roaring, and showing other male-like behaviours. One of the lionesses has begun mounting females as well as scent-marking more frequently and even killing cubs, which are all behaviours observed much more frequently in males. Geoffrey D Gilfillan, of the University of Sussex, first reported five lionesses with manes at the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana in March 2014.
Poor old Stephanie Davis has been having a right old mare with her pregnancy, hasn’t she? After all the ups and downs between her and Jeremy McConnell, she’s now admitted that her pregnancy has resulted in her having night terrors for the past few weeks.
An explosion rocked central Budapest late on Saturday, injuring two police officers, Hungarian police said on Sunday. The blast was next to an unused store front on a one of the busiest thoroughfares in central Budapest. Images on local news media showed a ruined doorway.
Ted Cruz has endorsed Donald Trump's bid to become US President, despite previously calling him a "trainwreck" and a "pathological liar". The defeated presidential hopeful was booed as he stopped short of endorsing Mr Trump at the Republican National Convention in July , telling supporters to "vote your conscience". As a war of words escalated between Mr Cruz and Mr Trump, the Texas senator said he would not back Mr Trump "like a servile puppy dog" .
The British Medical Association has suspended all junior doctor strikes due to take place later this year. Doctors had scheduled three five-day strikes in a dispute over new contracts, but have backed down due to concerns about patient safety. Senior doctors at the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges were among those critical about the duration of the strikes.
A Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone began smoking during a commercial flight from Singapore to Chennai, India on Friday (23 September), India's aviation regulator said. After smelling smoke coming from the overhead baggage compartment, passengers onboard the IndiGo flight, 6E-054, alerted the cabin crew who saw smoke and sparks coming from a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 phone in a piece of hand luggage. The latest incident comes after Samsung's worldwide recall of its new Note 7 phones due to faulty batteries causing the handsets to catch fire while they are being charged or in normal use.
Full-time: Liverpool 5-1 Hull CityIn-form Reds chalk up their third consecutive Premier League victory with heavy drubbing of 10-man Hull at AnfieldAdam Lallana gave dominant Liverpool an early lead before Ahmed Elmohamady was sent off for blocking Philippe Coutinho's goal-bound strike with his armJames Milner netted from the spot and did so again after the break following Andy Robertson's foul on substitute Daniel SturridgeSadio Mane also notched for the hosts, while Coutinho scored with a sensational strike immediately after Hull had reduced the deficit through David Meyler