Month: September 2009

UK NEWS: FORMER BBC PRESENTER JAILED FOR 2 YEARS

Via BBC News A former BBC television presenter who hit a teenager with a wooden pole in a fight outside a West Midlands bar has been jailed for two years. Ashley Blake was found guilty of wounding Greg Jones, 17, and intending to pervert the course of justice. Blake, 40, who presented Midlands Today, was sacked following his conviction at Birmingham Crown Court. He had denied the attack outside The Place 2B restaurant in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. Jurors heard he swung a []

VIDEO: MADONNA – ‘CELEBRATION’

Check out Madonna’s latest single ‘Celebration’. I really like this track and the video, but Madonna needs to put some trousers on. Also check out her latest ‘squeeze’ 20 year old Brazilian model Jesus on the decks. Madonna claims “he auditioned for the role like everyone else”. Yeah whatever Madge! Or click HERE to watch video. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

BEVERLEY KNIGHT COSMETICS AD CAMPAIGN

UK songstress Beverley Knight will launch her cosmetics range K by Beverley Knight on the 17th September, and it will  be exclusively available to purchase at Selfridges department store for one month. The range will then become available at John Lewis and other leading retail outlets. Check out her new ad campaign. Beverley Knight (Centre) Spotted @  The Cocoa Diaries

UK NEWS: EX-BNP (RACIST POLITICAL ORGANISATION) MEMBER FINED OVER NAMES LEAK

Via BBC News A former member of the British National Party has been fined £200 after admitting publishing the details of some 10,000 party members online. Matthew Single, 37, formerly of Church Lane, Brinsley, Notts, was fined by Nottingham magistrates after admitting disclosing data without consent. The names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of some party supporters were leaked in November. Judge John Stobart said the fine was “low” because Single was on benefits. District Judge Stobart also ordered Single to []

UK EVENT: JAY-Z TO PERFORM AT THE ROUNDHOUSE

This news has made my day. This is going to be the best September EVER!!! First Jay’s highly anticipated album Blue Print 3 drops on September 11th (US), September 14th (UK), then there’s the benefit concert at Madison Square Garden, and now news has just filtered through that the great man is about to bless London Town on September 17th. Via Pinboard Blog Jay-Z will be playing the Roundhouse in Camden Town on September 17th 2009. Tickets go on sale this Friday ( September 4th). Click []