Strictly Come Dancing 2022: Hamza Yassin is 13th contestant to join line-up

Wildlife cameraman and presenter Hamza Yassin has been announced as the 13th contestant joining the Strictly Come Dancing line-up. Hamza – who is one of the presenters of BBC’s Animal Park and a guest presenter on Countryfile – joined former X Factor star Fleur East in being revealed as celebrities set to appear on the … Read more

McDonald’s to start reopening restaurants in Ukraine

Aug 11 (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) said on Thursday it plans on reopening its restaurants in Ukraine over the next few months in an early sign of western businesses returning to the country, even as the conflict with Russia continues. The world’s biggest burger chain closed all its restaurants in Ukraine and Russia in … Read more

China hits Big Fund chip executives with corruption probes

China’s top anti-corruption watchdog has launched investigations against several executives linked to the country’s largest chip investment fund, as Beijing steps up scrutiny of the sector in its race for technological self-sufficiency. Chinese authorities revealed this week they are investigating three former executives connected to the National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund, called the “Big … Read more

EXC: Danniella Westbrook’s daughter Jodie, 21, would ‘love’ to compete in Big Brother revival

Danniella Westbrook’s daughter Jodie Jenkins has thrown her hat into the ring to compete in ITV2’s upcoming revival of Big Brother, which is set to air in 2023. The 21-year-old, who was recently signed by influencer agency Social Inspire Group, has been figuring out how to ‘market’ herself and currently has 15.2k Instagram followers, which … Read more

‘We’re going to fight until the end’: FBI Mar-a-Lago raid fires up Trump’s base

Perched on the side of the bridge connecting the island of Palm Beach to the Florida mainland, a day after Donald Trump’s nearby Mar-a-Lago resort was searched by the FBI, Mary Ann Robinson held a White Claw alcoholic drink in one hand and railed against federal law enforcement. “When they raided our president[’s home], I … Read more

Celebrity MasterChef viewers all have the same complaint just minutes into series premiere

CELEBRITY MasterChef fans were left disappointed just minutes into the new series premier. The BBC cooking competition returned last night with a host of famous faces, including Love Island star Faye Winter and ChuckleVision’s Paul Chuckle. 2 MasterChef fans were left underwhelmed by the host of famous facesCredit: BBC/Shine 2 Faye Winter survived another weekCredit: … Read more

Meghan Markle was ‘set up for an incredible amount of abuse’ in Royal Family | Royal | news

Denée Benton said the “system” was not “set up to support” the Duchess of Sussex. She added that former Suits star Meghan, who tied the knot with Prince Harry in 2018, was “set up for an incredible amount of abuse”. Ms Benton told Tatler magazine: “It’s such a layered conversation, obviously. “Being the first and … Read more

‘No one can stop them’: African migrants aim for Spain’s Canary Islands

Canary Islands an increasingly popular migrant route Arriving Africans recall horrors of sea voyage Numbers rise as Ukraine war worsens global hunger GRAN CANARIA, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Standing in a cemetery of abandoned boats, Mohamed Fane picks a West African franc off the floor and shudders at the traumatic memory of his voyage from … Read more

The Bookseller – News – Round Table Books moves site in Brixton Village

Independent children’s bookshop Round Table Books is relocating to a different site in Brixton Village as it looks to expand its engagement with the local community. The bookshop champions inclusive titles and is a Community Interest Company (CIC), with co-director Meera Ghanshamdas spearheading an effort to engage with locals and host literary events. “She’s been … Read more