Press Association 2014 LATEST

The Libertines join T in the Park line-up

Andover Advertiser: The Libertines join T in the Park line-up

9:12am Friday 30th January 2015

The Libertines are set to headline T In The Park this year.

Katy Perry: I'm going wild at Super Bowl

Andover Advertiser: Katy Perry: I'm going wild at Super Bowl

9:12am Friday 30th January 2015

Katy Perry has been ramping up the anticipation for her Super Bowl performance.

Katie swans into Australian final

Andover Advertiser: Katie Swan has reached the girls' singles final in Melbourne

9:12am Friday 30th January 2015

Britain's Katie Swan produced a brilliant fightback to book her place in the final of the girls' singles in the Australian Open on Friday.

Stage star Outhwaite juggles roles

Andover Advertiser: Tamzin Outhwaite will star in Di and Viv and Rose for eight weeks during its West End run

8:26am Friday 30th January 2015

Tamzin Outhwaite admitted it was not easy juggling being a single mother with starring on the West End stage, at the opening of new show Di and Viv and Rose.

Jets 'linked to Litvinenko probe'

Andover Advertiser: RAF jets escorted the Russian planes while they were in 'areas of UK interest', authorities said

8:26am Friday 30th January 2015

A former RAF pilot has suggested the presence of Russian military planes close to UK airspace could be linked to the Litvinenko inquiry.

Missing boy found 'safe and well'

Andover Advertiser: Braydon Fairhurst, 10, went missing on Thursday evening in Ashton-under-Lyne (Greater Manchester Police/PA

8:26am Friday 30th January 2015

A 10-year-old boy who sparked a search after he went missing yesterday evening while playing in the snow has been found, police said.

Professor's attackers face sentence

Andover Advertiser: Paul Kohler was savagely beaten by a gang of burglars (Metropolitan Police/PA)

8:09am Friday 30th January 2015

A gang of burglars who beat a university law professor until he was "utterly unrecognisable" will be sentenced today.

No backing down for Burgess

Andover Advertiser: Sam Burgess, left, is giving his all to his rugby union switch

8:00am Friday 30th January 2015

Sam Burgess has had "no second thoughts" on chasing his World Cup dream despite finding it difficult to let go of his rugby league past.

England dismiss India for 200

Andover Advertiser: Moeen Ali, centre, finished with two for 35 from 10 overs (AP)

7:30am Friday 30th January 2015

England put themselves on course for the Tri-Series final as they dismissed India for 200 at the WACA.

Costa faces hearing over 'stamp'

Andover Advertiser: Chelsea forward Diego Costa could be facing a suspension

7:10am Friday 30th January 2015

Chelsea striker Diego Costa will discover later on Friday whether he must serve a suspension for violent conduct, with his case to be heard by an independent regulatory commission.

Palmer leads as Woods starts badly

Andover Advertiser: Tiger Woods was two over par for his first round of 2015 (AP)

7:03am Friday 30th January 2015

Tiger Woods had to battle back from a tough start to his first round of 2015 as fellow American Ryan Palmer led the Waste Management Phoenix Open after day one.

'Wages 4.7% lower than in 2008'

Andover Advertiser: Wages are 4.% lower in real terms than before the financial crash, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies

6:32am Friday 30th January 2015

Men and younger workers suffered the biggest falls in wages as a result of the financial crash, according to a leading economic think-tank.

Farage fears dirtiest-yet election

Andover Advertiser: Nigel Farage has accused parties of using 'attack strategists' in the general election campaign

5:53am Friday 30th January 2015

This year's general election campaign could be the "dirtiest" Britain has seen, according to Nigel Farage.

Church warns over triple-DNA babies

Andover Advertiser: The Church of England has voiced alarm over allowing IVF babies to be born with DNA from three different people

2:57am Friday 30th January 2015

A leading Church of England figure has said changing the law to allow IVF babies to be born with DNA from three different people would not be "responsible", according to reports.

Two on missing Nicola murder charge

Andover Advertiser: Nicola Payne who disappeared 23 years ago.

2:56am Friday 30th January 2015

Two men will appear in court today accused of murdering a young mother who disappeared 23 years ago.

Ex-policeman faces murder charge

Andover Advertiser: A former police marksman has been charged with the murder of Azelle Rodney

2:56am Friday 30th January 2015

A former police marksman is due to appear in court today accused of the murder of robbery suspect Azelle Rodney.

Farewell for D-Day Great Escaper

Andover Advertiser: Bernard Jordan gave his carers the slip to attend D-Day commemorations in Normandy

2:56am Friday 30th January 2015

The funeral service will take place today of a war veteran who left his care home to attend last year's 70th anniversary D-Day events in France.

Jihadists porn-driven losers: Boris

Andover Advertiser: Mayor of London Boris Johnson says jihadists have low self-esteem and are obsessed with porn

2:55am Friday 30th January 2015

Boris Johnson has branded religious extremists lured by organisations such as Islamic State (IS) as "w*****s" who are obsessed with pornography.

Cox vows to change view of science

Andover Advertiser: Professor Brian Cox has taken up a new post with the Royal Society

12:13am Friday 30th January 2015

TV star scientist Professor Brian Cox has pledged to "help change the perception of science" as the holder of a new Royal Society post aimed at engaging with the public.

Schools 'need better monitoring'

Andover Advertiser: Margaret Hodge says problems in some schools can go undetected until serious damage has been done

12:13am Friday 30th January 2015

Schools are being exposed to "serious damage" because they have been handed much greater autonomy "without a proper strategy" for monitoring their performance, the Commons public spending watchdog warned.

Miliband plea to media on election

Andover Advertiser: Labour Party leader Ed Miliband.

12:13am Friday 30th January 2015

Ed Miliband has appealed to media covering the general election to concentrate on the "issues" at stake and not question the motives of politicians competing for power.

Day of commemoration for Churchill

Andover Advertiser: Randolph Churchill and Celia Sandys, the former prime minister's great-grandson and granddaughter, lay a wreath at his statue on Parliament Square

12:13am Friday 30th January 2015

Sir Winston Churchill would be "surprised but thrilled" at the commemorations of the 50th anniversary of his state funeral, his great-grandson said, as he laid a wreath to begin a day of events paying tribute to arguably Britain's greatest prime minister.

Police fear corruption accusations

Andover Advertiser: Police patrol officers are refusing cups of tea because they fear being accused of corruption, a report claims

12:13am Friday 30th January 2015

Bobbies on the beat are so worried of being accused of corruption they are turning down cups of tea from members of the public, a report has found.

Icy roads alert after 'thundersnow'

Andover Advertiser: A snowplough clears the road between Bradford and Halifax as schools and transport were disrupted after heavy snow hit parts of the country

12:13am Friday 30th January 2015

Britons have been warned to brace themselves for fresh disruption today as snow freezes over, bringing potentially perilous road conditions.

Cancer deaths 'put strain on NHS'

Andover Advertiser: Too many cancer patients are spending their final days in hospital rather than at home, a charity said

12:13am Friday 30th January 2015

The number of terminal cancer patients who are forced to die in hospital rather than at home is placing an "unnecessary strain" on the NHS, a charity has warned.

Third of children overweight

Andover Advertiser: A study found more than a third of children in England are overweight or obese.

12:13am Friday 30th January 2015

More than a third of children in England are overweight or obese, according to a 20-year study of electronic health records.

Migrant votes 'key in marginals'

Andover Advertiser: Nearly four million foreign-born voters in England and Wales can cast their ballot on May 7

12:13am Friday 30th January 2015

Migrant voters could have a "decisive" impact in a range of key marginal seats in the forthcoming general election, a new study has found.

Danny Dyer: I licked Mary Berry's ear

Andover Advertiser: Danny Dyer: I licked Mary Berry's ear

12:11am Friday 30th January 2015

Danny Dyer was worried he had offended Mary Berry by licking her ear during a drunken acceptance speech at an awards ceremony.

Rich and poor student gap narrows

Andover Advertiser: More students from disadvantaged backgrounds are applying to go to university, figures reveal

12:04am Friday 30th January 2015

The gap between the numbers of rich and poor students applying to university has narrowed, with disadvantaged teenagers more likely to want to go than ever before.

Detached homes 'making comeback'

Andover Advertiser: Figures show a rise in the number of detached homes being built

12:04am Friday 30th January 2015

More detached homes are being built now than at the height of the property boom in 2007, an industry body has reported.

BGT auditions get under way in Manchester

Andover Advertiser: BGT auditions get under way in Manchester

11:36pm Thursday 29th January 2015

See the glam looks from the judges as they head North for filming.

Kasabian completely nailed their show at The Garage

Andover Advertiser: Kasabian completely nailed their show at The Garage

11:35pm Thursday 29th January 2015

The band rocked the socks off their fans at the landmark London venue tonight – including magician Dynamo.

Third of children overweight

Andover Advertiser: A study found more than a third of children in England are overweight or obese

11:31pm Thursday 29th January 2015

More than a third of children in England are overweight or obese, according to a 20-year study of electronic health records.

How wonderfully outrageous was Channel 4's Cucumber?

Andover Advertiser: How wonderfully outrageous was Channel 4's Cucumber this evening?

8:57am Friday 30th January 2015

The racy series returned for its second episode this evening and it’s even more wild than the first.

Who nominated who in the Celebrity Big Brother house?

Andover Advertiser: Find out what Katie Hopkins has in store for her Celebrity Big Brother housemates

11:25pm Thursday 29th January 2015

And the best of the gossipy back-stabbing moments of delight in the famous residence over the last 24 hours.

Names of abuse victims published

Andover Advertiser: Victims of child abuse wrote to Home Secretary Theresa May to voice their concerns

7:51pm Thursday 29th January 2015

The names of four child abuse victims have been inadvertently published on the website of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee.

Perrie Edwards wants us all to know she and Zayn Malik are totally still a thing

Andover Advertiser: Perrie Edwards wants us all to know she and Zayn Malik are totally still a thing

11:25pm Thursday 29th January 2015

But there’s really no need to rub it in.

Wilson a fresh doubt for England

Andover Advertiser: Bath prop David Wilson, pictured, is England's latest injury concern ahead of next weekend's Six Nations opener in Wales

7:48pm Thursday 29th January 2015

David Wilson is battling a nerve problem in his neck that further dents England's injury-hit preparations for next weekend's RBS 6 Nations opener in Wales.

Coronation Street has found a new actress to play Bethany Platt

Andover Advertiser: See the first picture of Coronation Street's newcomer Katie Redford

6:36pm Thursday 29th January 2015

Lucy Fallon has been cast as Corrie’s Bethany Platt after Katie Redford was dropped for lying about her age.

12 celebrities who have attempted to trademark phrases like Taylor Swift

Andover Advertiser: 12 celebrities who have attempted to trademark phrases like Taylor Swift

6:26pm Thursday 29th January 2015

‘That’s hot’, ‘fear the brow’ and ‘Jeah’ have already been taken.

FA supports Prince Ali for FIFA bid

Andover Advertiser: Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan has been nominated by the Football Association for the FIFA presidency

6:21pm Thursday 29th January 2015

The Football Association has formally nominated Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein as a candidate to stand against Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency.

RAF jets intercept Russian planes

Andover Advertiser: RAF Typhoons were scrambled to intercept Russian military planes in UK airspace

6:08pm Thursday 29th January 2015

Russian military planes flying close to UK airspace "caused disruption to civil aviation" yesterday, the Foreign Office said.

How do the celebs dress for the Sundance Film Festival in snowy Utah?

Andover Advertiser: How do the celebs dress for the Sundance Film Festival in snowy Utah?

6:07pm Thursday 29th January 2015

How do you accommodate high heels in the snow? You don’t.

First operation for surgical robot

Andover Advertiser: Surgeons using the Da Vinci XI surgical system at the Royal Marsden in London

5:04pm Thursday 29th January 2015

A surgical robot fitted with multiple arms has carried out its debut operation in England, in a technology breakthrough which will make new treatments possible for the first time.

Major hospitals veto planned tariff

Andover Advertiser: Complainants included large teaching hospitals delivering high levels of specialised care

5:04pm Thursday 29th January 2015

Major NHS hospitals in England have vetoed a proposed "tariff" of payments for next year because they believe reductions in the amount they receive for treatments will leave them unable to guarantee "sustainable and safe care".

11 questions Ben Haenow really should've answered on Twitter

Andover Advertiser: 11 questions Ben Haenow really should've answered on Twitter

4:56pm Thursday 29th January 2015

The X Factor winner invited fans online to ask him anything but there were a few questions left unanswered…

Wet Hot American Summer - who's in the cast?

Andover Advertiser: Wet Hot Summer - who's in the cast?

5:59pm Thursday 29th January 2015

Wet Hot Summer has drawn back all of its stars from the original film, as well as bringing in some new famous faces.

Costa to contest FA charge

Andover Advertiser: Chelsea's Diego Costa, right, is contesting the charge

4:56pm Thursday 29th January 2015

Chelsea striker Diego Costa is contesting the Football Association's charge for violent conduct - a move which has the full support of the club.

Rodgers to make late Sturridge call

Andover Advertiser: Daniel Sturridge is closing in on a Liverpool comeback

4:28pm Thursday 29th January 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will wait until Friday before deciding whether to give Daniel Sturridge his comeback in Saturday's Barclays Premier League game at West Ham.

McIlroy well placed in Dubai

Andover Advertiser: Rory McIlroy was well in the hunt in Dubai (AP)

4:08pm Thursday 29th January 2015

Rory McIlroy confessed the conditions were almost too easy as he joined a host of players in cashing in on a low-scoring first day of the Dubai Desert Classic.

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