UK News

UK NEWS: CHERYL COLE VOTED CHIEF ROLE MODEL FOR GIRLS

It’s been reported in The Daily Mail  today that Girls Aloud star / TV personality Cheryl Cole has been voted chief role model for girls. I personally don’t know whether to laugh or cry! Cheryl Cole,  a role model??? The same Cheryl Cole who punched night club toilet attendent Sophie Amogbokpa (pictured below) in the face and then went on to call her a “black f**king bitch”.  How soon people forget….. Cheryl you might be married to England football player Ashley Cole who happens to be a black []

UK NEWS: MC HARVEY AND JAVINE SPLIT

Well folks it looks like this ‘fairytale romance’ is over… Via Overground Online MC Harvey and Javine Hylton have broken up – less than three years after their highly publicised affair behind Alesha Dixon’s back.  Ironically, the couple, who have a one-year-old daughter, spilt after Javine caught Harvey cheating. A spokesman for her said: ‘Javine has left Harvey and the family home for a myriad of reasons. The main crunch came when she found evidence of him being unfaithful. ‘She now wants to []

UK NEWS: RAPPER SPEECH DEBELLE WINS MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE

This news surprised me. I didn’t think she would win. Via BBC News Rapper Speech Debelle is the surprise winner of the Mercury Prize for the best British album of the past year. Her debut Speech Therapy, released last month, has not appeared in the UK album chart but sales will get a huge boost from her win. The 25-year-old, from south London, performed single The Key at the ceremony for the 18th Mercury Prize. Continue Reading….. Congratulations Speech Debelle. [Thanks AKS]

UK NEWS: POLICE REVISE ‘RACIST’ EVENT RISK FORM

UK artist Bashy Via The independent Bowing to pressure from a growing coalition of race activists and urban music stars, the Metropolitan Police today agreed to revise a controversial method of monitoring gigs which critics have labelled “potentially racist”. Complaints have been growing in recent months over the Met’s use of Form 696 – a voluntary policing tool which asks venues to provide the names, addresses and contact telephone numbers for artists and promoters.  Continue Reading….. Hmmmmm interesting………. I understand why they []

UK NEWS: JACK TWEED CHARGED WITH RAPE

BBC News Jack Tweed, the widower of reality television star Jade Goody, has been charged with rape. The 22-year-old was charged with one count of rape over an alleged attack at an address in Redbridge, Essex, a Metropolitan Police spokesman said. Mr Tweed, who lives in Repton Park, Chigwell, Essex, is due before Redbridge Magistrates’ Court later. Continue Reading…. Oh dear. There goes his dream of becoming a top class club DJ / Promoter / minor celebrity!  Where and when did it all []

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 []

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 NEWS: BLACK WOMAN ALMOST BLINDED AFTER UNDERGOING OPERATION TO TURN HER BROWN EYES BLUE

Shenise Farrell photographed after receiving corrective surgery I thought I had seen and heard it all….. Via The Daily Mail When Shenise Farrell read on the internet about a £5,000 operation which could turn her dark brown eyes light blue, she wasted no time in heading off to Panama. Less than two weeks later, British surgeons were battling to save her sight. They had to repair a hole in her iris and remove implants. It is unclear whether she will suffer long-term damage []