Press Association 2014 LATEST

Aldridge: Reds should sell Sterling

Droitwich Advertiser: Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge has urged the club to cash in on Raheem Sterling.

3:29pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge believes selling Raheem Sterling to Manchester City is a "win-win" for the club as they have a better replacement in Jordon Ibe.

Ex-Blue Peter presenter John Noakes missing from Majorca home

Droitwich Advertiser: Ex-Blue Peter presenter John Noakes missing from Majorca home

2:39pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

81-year-old John Noakes, the longest-serving Blue Peter presenter, is missing from his Majorca home on the hottest day of the year so far.

Bond, Star Wars boosts Pinewood profits

Droitwich Advertiser: Bond producer: Script hasn't been changed

2:18pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Spectre, starring Daniel Craig as 007, gave Pinewood Studios an increase in profits in the past year.

Search for missing John Noakes

Droitwich Advertiser: Ex-Blue Peter presenter John Noakes has been reported missing in Majorca

2:16pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes has been reported missing from his home in Majorca.

Gemili not quitting on World dream

Droitwich Advertiser: Great Britain's Adam Gemili clutches his damaged hamstring

2:09pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Great Britain sprinter Adam Gemili is refusing to give up on his World Championships dream as he is nursed back to full fitness.

Edmund's Wimbledon hopes over

Droitwich Advertiser: Kyle Edmund, pictured, slipped out of Wimbledon with a first-round defeat to Alexandr Dolgopolov

2:03pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Kyle Edmund's wait to break into the world's top 100 goes on after the young Briton slipped out of Wimbledon, with Alexandr Dolgopolov victorious 7-6 (7/4) 6-1 6-2.

Kvitova in a hurry

Droitwich Advertiser: Petra Kvitova raced through to the second round

2:03pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Reigning champion Petra Kvitova began the defence of her Wimbledon title in emphatic style as she thrashed Holland's Kiki Bertens in straight sets.

'Changed' Justin Bieber finds religion in Sydney

Droitwich Advertiser: 'Changed' Justin Bieber finds religion in Sydney

2:01pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

The Boyfriend singer is in Australia for a five-day church conference.

Susan Boyle receives honorary doctorate

Droitwich Advertiser: Susan Boyle receives honorary doctorate

2:01pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

The Britain’s Got Talent star was honoured by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) in Glasgow.

Daughter loses fight over £1m will

Droitwich Advertiser: The appeal hearing took place in the Family Division of the High Court in London in March

2:01pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

A woman who claimed a half share in nearly £1 million was not enough has lost the latest round of a family court fight over her father's will.

Union warning over Tube staff cuts

Droitwich Advertiser: Tube passenger numbers have soared over the past decade and overcrowding is "rife", said the RMT

2:01pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

A rail union has warned of the impact of staffing cuts on London Underground as the capital prepares to mark the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 bombings.

£5.7m bonus for ex-Thomas Cook boss

Droitwich Advertiser: Harriet Green has been handed 4.1 million shares - the bottom end of the range to which she is entitled. (Thomas Cook/PA)

2:01pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Under-fire travel firm Thomas Cook said its former chief executive Harriet Green has been awarded a shares bonus worth around £5.7 million, but will donate a third to charity after the deaths of two children in Corfu.

EE tops customer complaints list

Droitwich Advertiser: EE has continued to generate the most complaints among landline providers as a proportion of its customer base

2:01pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

EE has generated the most complaints from landline and broadband customers, while Vodafone generated the most grievances from mobile users, latest figures show.

Tory millionaire backs MP pay rise

Droitwich Advertiser: Adam Afriyie warned that a failure to offer MPs competitive salaries risked making Parliament the preserve of the wealthy

2:01pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

A millionaire Conservative backbencher has defended plans to give MPs a 10% pay rise, accusing colleagues who have promised to give the cash to charity of "grandstanding".

Iggy Azalea insists she and Britney Spears are still friends after critical tweets

Droitwich Advertiser: Iggy Azalea complains Britney Spears duet Pretty Girls wasn't promoted enough

1:49pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

The Fancy rapper says her comments on Twitter about the joint single with Britney were not a personal attack.

What did Katie Price mean with her cryptic message to Joe Hart?

Droitwich Advertiser: What did Katie Price mean with her cryptic message to Joe Hart?

1:18pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

The ex-glamour girl marked the England keeper’s marriage to Kimberly Crew by tweeting: “Is he going to tell her the truth about us?”

Plans to move BBC3 online approved by BBC Trust

Droitwich Advertiser: Plans to move BBC3 online approved by BBC Trust

1:18pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Despite an online petition backed by celebrities, the online move will go ahead.

Neighbours casts Brennan brothers' dad for new domestic abuse plot

Droitwich Advertiser: Neighbours casts Brennan brothers' dad for new domestic abuse plot

1:18pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

The arrival of their estranged dad Russell in Ramsay Street is not great news for the Brennan brothers.

Double bagel for Kerber

Droitwich Advertiser: Germany's Angelique Kerber made a perfect start to Wimbledon

1:12pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Angelique Kerber became the third player at Wimbledon this year to achieve the usually rare 'double bagel' as she beat fellow German Carina Witthoeft 6-0 6-0 on Tuesday.

See Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower impersonate The Beckhams

Droitwich Advertiser: See Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower impersonate The Beckhams

1:08pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

The Twilight hunk is currently starring in West End musical Bend It Like Beckham, which appears to have inspired girlfriend Lily’s recent Instagram post.

Star Trek news: director announces new movie title and teases with #LLAP

Droitwich Advertiser: Star Trek news: director announces new movie title and teases with #LLAP

12:49pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Fans have been given a glimpse of the new title.

Who has beat One Direction and Katy Perry to top of Forbes' rich list?

Droitwich Advertiser: Who has beat One Direction and Katy Perry to top of Forbes' rich list?

12:49pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Floyd Mayweather beat Manny Pacquiao top the top spot on the Forbes list of highest-earning celebrities.

Kone eyeing kick-start at Everton

Droitwich Advertiser: Everton striker Arouna Kone is ready to make another bid to prove his worth at the club

12:45pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Striker Arouna Kone hopes it is third time lucky as he once again begins his bid to kick-start his Everton career.

Bodies linked to death in France

Droitwich Advertiser: A police car parked in the grounds of Simmons Gate, a gated community in Esher, Surrey, where the bodies of Lisa Anthony, 47, and 14-year-old Ava Anthony were found at their home

12:15pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

The bodies of a woman and her teenage daughter have been discovered in Surrey - a day after the girl's father was found dead in France.

Williams backs Sampson's tactics

Droitwich Advertiser: England's Fara Williams has praised the impact of manager Mark Sampson

12:08pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Marauding midfielder Fara Williams has backed tinkerman boss Mark Sampson to steer England into the Women's World Cup final.

What you gonna wear? New Ghostbusters uniforms revealed

Droitwich Advertiser: What you gonna wear? New Ghostbusters uniforms revealed

1:08pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Paul Feig, director of the new Ghostbusters movie, revealed the jumpsuits for his spectre-hunting team.

Happy birthday, Cheryl! You'll never guess what her hubby did for her...

Droitwich Advertiser: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini: Women shouldn't need to use sex to sell music

12:05pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

She asked for a dinner date, and got an amazing birthday surprise…

Tom Cruise will return in Top Gun 2 : 11 reasons Maverick is the best of the best

Droitwich Advertiser: Tom Cruise will return in Top Gun 2 : 11 reasons Maverick is the best of the best

11:40am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Here are the top reasons Tom Cruise is born for this role.

Champions League heads to Cardiff

Droitwich Advertiser: The Millennium Stadium is to host the Champions League final in 2017

11:27am Tuesday 30th June 2015

The Champions League final is coming to Wales for the first time after UEFA announced the Millennium Stadium as host of the 2017 edition.

Plans to move BBC3 online approved

Droitwich Advertiser: It was proposed that BBC3 should be an online only channel

11:07am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Plans to take BBC3 off-air have been given the seal of approval by the BBC Trust - but the body has rejected proposals for a BBC1 plus one channel.

Would-be plane bomber loses case

Droitwich Advertiser: Abdulla Ahmed Ali must serve a minimum of 40 years

11:07am Tuesday 30th June 2015

The mastermind of a plot to blow up transatlantic flights using liquid bombs has failed in an attempt to use human rights laws to overturn his conviction.

Strikers close Channel Tunnel again

Droitwich Advertiser: Striking workers invade the Eurotunnel train tracks in Calais

10:40am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Striking French ferry workers have blocked the Channel Tunnel again causing services to be suspended, Eurotunnel said.

GDP figures better than expected

Droitwich Advertiser: The figures are better than had been predicted

10:36am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Britain's economy grew more strongly than previously thought in the first quarter of the year and official figures also revealed a better performance for 2014.

Stocks fall as Greek deadline looms

Droitwich Advertiser: Events in Greece are causing tremors in world markets

10:36am Tuesday 30th June 2015

European stock markets fell for a second day in a row as Greece looks set to miss a 1.6 billion euro (£1.1 billion) payment today, moving the country a step closer to leaving the euro.

Star put down after paddock fall

Droitwich Advertiser: Kauto Star won the King George VI Chase at Kempton five times and became the first horse to regain the Cheltenham Gold Cup

10:30am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Kauto Star has been put down after suffering pelvis and neck injuries in a fall in a paddock.

Avril Lavigne gives emotional interview as she talks about having Lyme disease

Droitwich Advertiser: Avril Lavigne suffering from health issues

10:30am Tuesday 30th June 2015

The singer has spoken out saying doctors didn’t take her health problems seriously at first.

EU roaming charges to end in 2017

Droitwich Advertiser: Mobile phone users will pay the same price to make calls, send texts and use data across the EU from June 15, 2017

10:22am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Mobile roaming charges are set to be scrapped within the European Union from June 2017.

Jason Manford targeted by right-wing extremists

Droitwich Advertiser: Jason Manford targeted by right-wing extremists

10:09am Tuesday 30th June 2015

The 33-year-old comedian tweeted that he had blocked three friends from his personal Facebook account for sharing Britain First videos.

Corrie's Beverley Callard proud to address mental illness in soap

Droitwich Advertiser: Corrie's Beverley Callard proud to address mental illness in soap

9:39am Tuesday 30th June 2015

The 58-year-old actress – who has played Liz McDonald on and off since 1989 – suffered a mental breakdown in 2008 as she herself battled depression.

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is Rear of the Year 2015

Droitwich Advertiser: Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is Rear of the Year 2015

9:09am Tuesday 30th June 2015

The 25-year-old actor has been voted the male winner in this year’s top of the bots alongside Coronation Street star Kym Marsh.

Radcliffe's latest award a bum deal

Droitwich Advertiser: Daniel Radcliffe pipped Jamie Dornan to the number one spot in the male category

9:01am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has cast a spell over the nation with his pert posterior to win Rear of the Year 2015.

Former Labour MP Glenda Jackson returning to acting after 20 years

Droitwich Advertiser: Former Labour MP Glenda Jackson returning to acting after 20 years

8:49am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Double Oscar-winner Jackson’s last acting role was in 1992, before she won a seat in Parliament as the Labour MP for Hampstead and Highgate.

Seaman hails Cech signing

Droitwich Advertiser: Petr Cech has joined Arsenal

8:45am Tuesday 30th June 2015

The signing of Petr Cech could be key in Arsenal winning their first Premier League title in 12 years, according to former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman.

Michael Douglas admits starring in Ant-Man hasn't made him feel like a superhero

Droitwich Advertiser: Michael Douglas admits starring in Ant-Man hasn't made him feel like a superhero

8:27am Tuesday 30th June 2015

The Basic Instinct star plays scientist Dr Hank Pym in Marvel’s Ant-Man, and he has confessed he only read the comics for the first time after he was sent the back catalogue before shooting.

Prince Charles to open the doors of his private house in Transylvania

Droitwich Advertiser: Prince Charles to open the doors of his private house in Transylvania

8:06am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Prince Charles will be interviewed on his farm in Romania for a Radio 4 programme.

Professor Stephen Hawking to deliver Reith Lecture

Droitwich Advertiser: Professor Stephen Hawking to deliver Reith Lecture

8:06am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Listeners will be able to suggest questions in advance for Professor Hawking, whose life was recently dramatised in an Oscar-winning film, to answer.

Douglas tackles comic book role

Droitwich Advertiser: Michael Douglas is planning something special for his 15th wedding anniversary

8:06am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Veteran actor Michael Douglas has admitted his first foray into the world of comic book movies has not helped him learn about superheroes but has given him another string to his bow.

'Insular' police hindering change

Droitwich Advertiser: The College of Policing has criticised insular attitudes within forces and says there is too much hierarchy and bureaucracy

8:06am Tuesday 30th June 2015

The police service requires "wholesale culture change" in order to respond to future financial pressures and questions over its legitimacy, according to a new report.

Potash mine plan under discussion

Droitwich Advertiser: The proposed potash mine is near the seaside resort of Whitby

8:05am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Councillors are today discussing whether to allow what is potentially the world's biggest potash mine to be constructed in one of England's national parks.

Vargas brace earns Chile final spot

Droitwich Advertiser: Eduardo Vargas was red-hot for Copa America hosts Chile

7:32am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Eduardo Vargas fired host nation Chile into the Copa America final with two goals against 10-man Peru.

click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree