UK News

UK NEWS: AKON SET TO HOST EVENING SHOW ON CAPITAL FM

The Guardian reports today that AKON will present a weekly Saturday evening show on 95.8  Capital FM. The singer will present his first show this Saturday between 7pm and 9pm. Click here to read more… Well.. well..well… I never saw this coming… Does anyone know why Capital’s top executives chose AKON? Enquiring minds would like to know….

UK NEWS: JOHN TERRY SACKED AS ENGLAND CAPTAIN / RIO FERDINAND NAMED NEW ENGLAND CAPTAIN

  This is absolutely ridiculous! What does having an affair with a former team mate’s ex-girlfriend have to do with football and the man’s performance on the football pitch??? RUBBISH!  Via The Mail Online John Terry has been sacked as England captain this afternoon after a meeting lasting just 12 minutes with England boss Fabio Capello. The woman at the centre of the affair allegations, Vanessa Perroncel, 33, looked stunned and mouthed ‘Oh my God’ when she heard the news. Fellow defender Rio Ferdinand has []

UK NEWS: ETHNIC MINORITY STAFF PAID 10% LESS THAN WHITE WORKERS AT TREVOR PHILLIPS EQUALITY WATCHDOG

Oh the shame Trevor! Via The Mail Online The Government’s controversial equality watchdog was last night accused of ‘rank hypocrisy’ for flouting its own policies on fair pay. The Equality and Human Rights Commission has angered business leaders by ordering a crackdown on hard-pressed companies that fail to pay the same rates to employees doing similar work. But official figures show that more than two years after it was set up to stamp out discrimination, the commission is paying its own ethnic []

UK NEWS: WOMAN CLAIMS SHE WAS TRICKED IN TO MARRYING GAMBIAN FRAUDSTER

I am having a hard time believing this story!   Via The Mail Online  A woman told today how she was tricked into a bigamous marriage by a serial fraudster.  Julie Stead, 28, thought her new boyfriend was a ‘loving and caring’ BT worker and after moving in with him she eagerly accepted an invitation to spend a two-week holiday with his family in his West African homeland.  Shortly after their arrival she was given elegant cream and white clothes by boyfriend Ahmed Jobe’s []

UK NEWS: BOY, 13, WHO RAPED WOMAN IS JAILED FOR 3 YEARS BECAUSE HE SAID “SORRY”

 The judicial system in this country is just one big JOKE!  Via The Mail Online  A boy of 13 who overpowered a woman then raped her in front of his two friends will spend just three years locked away for his horrific crimes.  Balal Khan – thought to be one of the youngest convicted rapists in Britain – targeted the 20-year-old as she walked home.  He subjected her to a severe beating then screamed at her ‘Do what I say or I’ll kill you’, []

UK NEWS: SINGER JAVINE HYLTON PREPARES ‘COME BACK’

Singer Javine Hylton is hoping to make a ‘come back’ by appearing on the popular Channel 4  cooking show Celebrity Come Dine With Me, and also plans to release a new single. The singer’s rep disclosed to Overground Online ,  ‘Javine’s feeling really positive about 2010. ‘She’ll soon begin work on a music project with a well known producer, and is releasing brand new material later this year.’ I wonder who the “well known producer” is? Could it be Pharrell? Dr Dre? Just Blaze? Rodney Jerkins??? The []

UK NEWS: SIMON COWELL TO ARRANGE HAITI FUNDRAISER

Music mogul Simon Cowell has confirmed that he is in the process of organising a charity single to help raise funds for the Haiti Earthquake Appeal. He disclosed, We made the decision today. We had a request from the prime minister and The Sun newspaper, ‘Would we put a record together?’ So we haven’t got a lot of time but we are going to do something and attempt to raise as much money as possible. The “nations sweetheart”, convicted batterer of toilet attendents and ‘alleged’ racist Cheryl []

UK NEWS: FORMER X-FACTOR FINALIST DANYL JOHNSON SET TO PERFORM LIVE AT BUTLINS

Last month he was performing live each week in front of MILLIONS on the biggest show in Britain, The X-Factor. Now he is going to be performing live at Butlins family holiday camp…. Via Get Reading Butlins have announced that for the first time at a UK holiday centre stars of both X-Factor and Britain’s Got Talent will be appearing in the same live shows at the three beachside resorts, Bognor Regis, Minehead and Skegness. Many of the stars are from the most recent shows []

UK NEWS: SHOPWORKER THINKS SHE LOOKS LIKE LEONA LEWIS, SAYS IT’S RUINING HER LIFE

Delusional shopworker Sasha Gordon is currently having a tough time of it, because she believes she looks like singer Leona Lewis and says “It’s ruining me”.   A “distressed” Sasha has now decided to tell her story to The Mail Online. Via The Mail Online When Leona Lewis won the X Factor, it meant that life would never be the same again. Not just for her, but for Sasha Gordon too. Sasha, who bears a remarkable resemblance to the chart-topping star, finds herself mobbed and pestered for autographs whenever []

UK NEWS: N-DUBZ STAR DROPPED FROM ANTI-BULLYING CHARITY

Via Gigwise Charity Beatbullying have confirmed to the BBC that they will no longer be working with N-Dubz star Dappy after he sent a death threat text message to a Radio 1 listener. Dappy became involved with the government backed campaign, Beatbullying, in 2009 and even made a speech protesting against cyber bullying. N-Dubz themselves even wrote the song called ‘R U Cyber Safe?’ for the cause. Yet despite this, he still took the time to send a death threat to a []