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Actress Sophia Myles reveals her father has died of coronavirus

The Underworld star took to Twitter on Saturday night to share the heartbreaking news. Ms Myles had tweeted a photograph of herself visiting dad Peter. She wrote: “RIP Peter Myles. Hours before announcing the death, she wrote: "Yesterday I went on a journey to see my father. Ms Myles had revealed in August 2018 that Mr Myles was suffering from Parkinson’s. “It was the Corona Virus that finally took him.” Sophia Myles has lost her father to coronavirus Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has an

Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast host pays classy tribute to Steve Smith ‘Annoying genius!’

Smith hit three centuries as Australia took a 2-1 lead ahead of the final test. Thus even if England win at the Oval, the series will be tied 2-2 meaning Australia as defending champions will retain the urn. Dan tweeted: “The Ashes are retained by Australia. “They’ve bowled well but Steve Smith is THE difference between these 2 sides. The BBC Breakfast had tweeted earlier during the game. With Somerset duo Jack Leach and Craig Overton at the crease with England having just two wickets left, Dan

Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast presenter admits embarrassing Twitter gaffe to fans

The BBC Breakfast star revealed his favourite TV theme songs to his followers. Starting with a top three and then completed with a top ten, Dan put in sports show Grandstand twice. He explained: “And yes... Grandstand is so good it’s in there twice #JayJayOkocha” Jay-Jay Okocha was born Augustine Azuka Okocha in 1973 and went onto become a football star. He would go onto captain Bolton dazzling fans at the then Reebok Stadium, who used to sing: “Jay-Jay Okocha – so good they named him twice”. D

Chris Evans ‘unable to speak’ after weekend’s antics ‘I'm still a bit groggy’

The radio host phoned into his Virgin Radio breakfast show on his day off to tell his team and listeners how the festival went. CarFest is an annual family music and motoring festival started by Chris in 2011 to raise cash for Children in Need. Chris explained: “I’m ok, I'm still a bit groggy, it was the biggest and best ever CarFest and it took its toll on most people that were involved in it, one of them was me. Chris Evans: 'It freaks them out' Virgin Radio host on awkward moments “My voice

Kevin Hart crash: US comedian suffers ‘major back injuries’ in horrific accident

As reported by CNN, Mr Hart and the driver Jared Black sustained “major back injuries” according to the California Highway Patrol report. Mr Black reportedly lost control whilst driving Hart’ 1970 Plymouth Barracuda. Two of the three occupants were trapped in the vehicle and Mr Hart left the scene to get medical attention at his nearby home. Hobbs & Shaw: FOUR end credit scenes and TWO huge surprises Mr Black was not under the influence of alcohol and the third occupant did not suffer substant

Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast host in emotional tribute to Luis Enrique after daughter's death

Miss Enrique tragically died at the age of nine following a battle with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer. She was the daughter of Luis Enrique, who resigned as Spain’s football coach in June to spend more time with Xana. Dan tweeted: “Incredibly sad to hear that Luis Enrique’s 9-year-old daughter, Xana, has died of cancer. “He said she ‘will be the star that guides our family’”. The tweet was accompanied by a picture of Xana wearing a Barcelona kit and celebrating one of the nine trophies he

Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast host tears into shock Arsenal transfer - 'Tacky'

Koscielny joined Arsenal in 2010, made 353 appearances and became club captain following Per Mertesacker’s retirement last year. He angered Gunners fans as he refused to travel on this summer’s pre-season tour to the US, claiming Arsenal had reneged on a promise to let him go on a free with one year left on his contract. Koscienly, who won three FA Cups and all 51 of his France caps while in London, eventually joined Bordeaux for a fee believed to be £4.5million. In his unveiling video, Kosciel

Chris Evans: 'Here’s what we need to happen' Virgin Radio host discusses changes to show

Chris was previously the host of the Radio 2 breakfast show after replacing Sir Terry Wogan. He left the BBC at the end of the year to return to Virgin, for whom he worked for between 1997 and 2001. Chris explained: “It has been a job to get the listenership of the station from where it was to two million in two years.” He noted that he was performing well at this task: “It’s already at 1.7!” The target for listening hours was 10 million: “already at 11 million”. Chris then discussed the inte

David Berman dead: Iconic Silver Jews singer dies aged 52 days before his new tour in US

The indie rock musician’s cause of death has not yet been released but it was confirmed by his Drag City label. Mr Berman has been expected to partake in a North American tour this beginning this weekend to promote tracks from Purple Mountains’ new eponymous album. He graduated from the University of Virginia and in 1989 moved to Hoboken, New Jersey with Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich where they formed Silver Jews. REVIEW: The Courteeners TRIUMPH as they play biggest gig ever Drag City wr

Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast host reveals bizarre injury after witnessing incredible moment

As Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah beat Man City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo as well as defenders John Stones and Nicolas Otamendi to head the ball, it looked as though Salah would bag a goal in the English football curtain-raiser. That was until England right-back Walker sprinted back and cleared the ball of the line with a jumping clearance. Dan told his Twitter followers: “I think I tweaked my groin just watching this.” This was followed by three clapping hands emojis. Walker would b

Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast host reveals heartwarming archive footage discussing television

Voxpop is a term which comes from the Latin vox populi which literally translates as “voice of the people”, and voxpops are when journalists et short interviews with members of the public. BBC Archive shared the voxpop on Monday afternoon, which marked the 42nd anniversary of its’ airing on The Viewer’s View. They induced the tweet as: “This woman was likely approached for a snappy voxpop, but ended up delivering something closer to a dramatic monologue. Fantastic stuff.” The woman began by exp

Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast host announces surprise new job to Twitter followers

With this week seeing the country bask in hot weather, both can be seen struggling a bit in the heat. Dan is waving a fan in front of his chest, while Louise is brushing her hair with her hand. The tweet was captioned: “I have a new job.” Louise responded with her own snappy tweet: “Excellent fan work, thanks. It was accompanied with the sun and laughing-and-crying emojis. Several commentators were concerned at the choice of attire, with one user writing: “Take your jackets off both. Sod the

Jeremy Kemp dead: Z Cars actor dies aged 84 after health problems

Jeremy Kemp has passed away at the age of 84 The actor, who was born Edmund Jeremy James Walker, passed away on July 19, having faced “considerable health issues” for some time. Jeremy began his career in the Army but went into acting after completing his military service. He joined the BBC Radio Drama Company in 1958 after winning the Carleton Hobbs Bursay alongside Eva Gaddon. Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Emmerdale star first to sign to line-up? As reported by The Daily Star, Jeremy enjoyed

Chris Evans: Virgin Radio host takes swipe at Ant McPartlin in I’m A Celebrity row

Holly had stepped in last year after Ant McPartlin took a year out from television. Ant returns this year so Holly will not be seen on the show this year. Chris praised Holly for her clothing range, which sold out last year when she was on the show. Chris Evans: 'Come work here' - Virgin Radio host invites guest to The popular radio star then jokingly said Ant should launch a clothing line to keep up. He explained: “That’s not going to happen this year because Ant’s back unless he starts wear

Dan Walker: 'Look at his face' - BBC host's heartwarming tribute to bullied schoolboy

A young musical fan was delighted after Michael Ball invited him to the West End Charlie from Reading had seen his teacher Jacqueline Hughes look to Twitter for celebrities to post messages cheering him up. As a result of the #CheerUpCharlie campaign, Charlie was invited on to BBC Breakfast. While he was on the programme, a message from musical legend Michael Ball was played. BBC News: 'If it ever gets sorted' Dan Walker in shock Brexit dig Michael said: “So look, we have something in common,

Dan Walker: BBC star compared to Piers Morgan as he reveals his 80-year-old face

Dan Walker was compared to Piers Morgan after posting the result of his FaceApp challenge The BBC Breakfast host posted the image to his followers on Twitter. He wrote: “Thank you for all your suggestions for who I look like as an 80-year-old.” The tweet was accompanied by the shock and laughing-crying emojis. Comparisons to Gordon were rife with another posting: “Deffo Gordon.” Dan’s followers began discussing the people he looked similar too. Dan posted what he would look like aged 80 Oth

Chris Evans forced to interrupt track and point out co-hosts awkward gaffe

Chris , Rachel and their host Vassos Alexander were talking to YouTube chef Ian Haste who had released a new cookbook, The 7-Day Basket. Rachel tucked into one of Ian’s chicken kebabs. This then resulted in Chris playing Ed Sheehan’s track Blow featuring Bruno Mars and Chris Stapleton as the hosts tucked into their food from Ian. However, Chris interjected in the middle of the track to tell Rachel: “You’ve got food all round your mouth.” Rachel was unperturbed by this development: “I don’t car

Chris Evans: Radio host reveals shock plan for daredevil Tory leadership stunt

The team had been discussing watching George King climb the 310m building in London Bridge. Chris began discussing potentially abseiling the tallest building in the country and EU for charity. A listener of the Virgin Radio Breakfast Show in Essex had, according to Chris, said he wanted to“conquer the Shard with Vassos”. Chris egged on his colleague, suggesting a forfeit of running a marathon wearing nothing but his underwear. Vassos did not seem keen on this suggestion at all: “Oh God no, plea

Chris Evans: Radio host forced to apologise to 'angry guest' - 'Wasn't gonna go there'

Jonny was a guest on Monday’s show with Chris introducing him as “England’s saviour”. A 64-run defeat to Australia at Lord’s in the group stage of the Cricket World Cup had put England on the ropes and needing to win both their last two games to progress to the semi-final stage. Jonny had said after the game: “People were waiting for us to fail. They are not willing us on to win, in many ways they are waiting for you to get that loss, so they can jump on your throat. It’s a typical English thing

Chris Evans: Radio host says Brexit has ‘broken politics’ and Boris ‘can't get out of it!’

Britain is set to leave the EU on October 31. First, the new Conservative leader has to be chosen with one of Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt set to take over at the end of July depending on the results of the Tory leadership election. Chris dismissed the state of politics in modern Britain: “I think politics is done.” He argued that people did not care about policies as much anymore. Chris then told his listeners that to stay engaged voters nowadays need to be entertained by “the soap opera aroun
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