Zoe Ball kicks off new BBC Radio 2 breakfast present

Zoe Ball has launched her first BBC Radio 2 breakfast present, taking up from Chris Evans in essentially the most listened-to slot on the UK airwaves. Ball will inherit about 9 million listeners from Evans, who begins his rival Virgin Radio present subsequent week. Ball has beforehand hosted the Radio 1 breakfast present and weekend breakfasts on Radio 2 – and is now the station’s first feminine weekday breakfast host.

Robbie Williams ‘blasting’ music to torment Jimmy Web page

Picture copyright Getty/EPA Picture caption Robbie Williams was granted conditional approval in December to construct a swimming pool, to the chagrin of Jimmy Web page Robbie Williams is “blasting Black Sabbath music” to torment his rock star neighbour Jimmy Web page over their bitter house extension row, in keeping with a grievance to their native council. The Take That singer received a five-year battle when he was granted conditional approval

Missed this week’s leisure information?

There’s been so much happening within the worlds of movie and music this week, so in case you have missed any of the massive tales then catch up proper right here. 1. A superb night time for Brits on the Golden Globes Picture copyright Getty/EPA Picture caption Left-right: Olivia Colman, Ben Whishaw and Richard Madden British stars Olivia Colman, Richard Madden, Christian Bale and Ben Whishaw have been among the

Brit Awards: Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Jorja Smith and George Ezra lead nominations

Picture copyright BBC / Getty Photographs Picture caption The nominees embody (clockwise from left): Janelle Monae, Florence + The Machine, Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Ariana Grande, Christine + The Queens, Jorja Smith and Little Combine “Here is to extra girls on these levels,” mentioned Dua Lipa as she received greatest feminine at last year’s Brit Awards. “Here is to extra girls successful awards, and extra girls taking up the world.” One

Is R Kelly’s music being shut down after new abuse claims?

Picture copyright Getty Photographs John Legend has described him as a “serial” abuser, Woman Gaga has apologised for working with him and Neyo says there’s “no excuse” to not “mute R Kelly”. For 20 years, the Ignition (Remix) singer has confronted quite a few accusations of sexual misconduct – with most of the tales alleging he preyed on teenage ladies. However the singer has by no means been convicted and

Louise Redknapp compelled to tug out of musical

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption Louise Redknapp suffered a fall on Tuesday Louise Redknapp has been compelled to tug out of the Dolly Parton musical 9 to five after taking a fall. The previous Strictly star was strolling to rehearsals on Tuesday when she fell on the road and was taken to hospital. Redknapp, who fractured her wrist, additionally had 10 stitches in her chin. She tweeted on Friday

Woman Gaga’s R Kelly duet faraway from streaming companies

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Woman Gaga’s duet with R Kelly, Do What U Need, has been faraway from a number of streaming companies. It follows her apology for working with the R&B singer after a TV documentary detailed allegations – which he denies – of sexual and bodily abuse in opposition to ladies and underage women. On Thursday the observe climbed again into the highest 15 of the US iTunes

Nick Vallelonga: Inexperienced Guide author sorry for Muslim 9/11 tweet

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Nick Vallelonga (proper) appeared along with his Inexperienced Guide co-writer Brian Currie and their Golden Globes The author of Oscar-tipped movie Inexperienced Guide has apologised for a 2015 tweet during which he mentioned he noticed Muslims in New Jersey celebrating the 9/11 assaults. Nick Vallelonga tweeted his assist for Donald Trump, who mentioned he had seen “1000’s and 1000’s” cheering – a declare that

Surviving R Kelly documentary: Daughter calls him a ‘monster’

Picture copyright Getty Photos R Kelly’s daughter has damaged her silence concerning the allegations of sexual abuse surrounding her estranged dad. On Thursday Buku Abi, actual title Joann Kelly, posted on Instagram saying she was “devastated” by the latest accusations within the documentary Surviving R Kelly. The 20-year-old mentioned she hasn’t seen or spoken to him in years, calling him a “monster” and a “horrible” father. R Kelly has denied

BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51

Picture caption Dianne Oxberry was BBC North West Tonight’s climate presenter for greater than 20 years Award-winning BBC tv and radio presenter Dianne Oxberry has died from most cancers aged 51, her household has confirmed. She died on the Christie hospital in Manchester on Thursday morning. Oxberry turned well-known nationally on Radio 1, working alongside Simon Mayo and Steve Wright. After finding out meteorology she turned the North West’s climate