UK News

UK NEWS: ACTOR NOEL CLARK TO CO-DIRECT THRILLER ‘4,3,2,1’

So this is what old Noel was talking about via Twitter some weeks back, but refused to give much away. He left Twitterville in an absolute tizz. People all over the UK desperately wanted to know what Noel Clark was working on next. And now at long last the cat has been let out of the bag!!!!  Via The Hollywood Reporter Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE) and The Works U.K. Distribution are among the backers for multi-hyphenate Noel Clarke’s heist thriller “4.3.2.1.” which started shooting this week. Scheduled []

UK NEWS: BOY 12 HAS SEX SWAP DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Via The Daily Mail A 12-year-old boy is preparing to have a sex change operation after returning to school following the summer break as a girl, it was revealed today. The boy, who has now had his name changed to a girl’s by deed poll, arrived at school in a dress and pigtails.  Teachers had to call an emergency assembly to explain the transformation to confused pupils and tell them they must now treat the child as a girl. ‘We are committed []

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 []