Frank Skinner: ‘I’m all for a bit of moral menace’

Image copyright Ellis O’Brien/Avalon Image caption Frank Skinner played ukulele at the Queen’s 92nd birthday celebrations in 2018 “The edge of inappropriate is the spiritual home of the best stand-up comedy,” proclaims Frank Skinner in the programme notes for his new West End show, Showbiz.It’s also, he jokes, “the name of my country house in […]

US National Archives sorry for blurring Trump signs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An unaltered photo of the 2017 Women’s March by photographer Mario Tama The US National Archives has apologised for altering a photo of the 2017 Women’s March, including blurring signs critical of President Donald Trump.The agency, which describes itself as the country’s record keeper, said it “made a mistake”.Changes […]

Masters 2020: Ali Carter will face Stuart Bingham in final

Stuart Bingham is in to his first Masters finalAli Carter made the most of his fortunate entrance into the Masters by reaching Sunday’s final where he will face fellow Englishman Stuart Bingham.Carter only secured his spot in the invitational tournament at Alexandra Palace after seven-time winner Ronnie O’Sullivan decided not to take part.He defeated 2015 […]

Shrewsbury Tesco Extra: Report of gunman on roof sparks armed response

Image copyright Shropshire Live Image caption Police said they were trying to ensure there was no risk to the wider public Armed police have been deployed in Shrewsbury after a report of a man with a firearm on the roof of a Tesco supermarket.West Mercia Police said it received a report at about 16:00 GMT […]

Why Meghan and Harry have Canada in their sights

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat would Canadians think about welcoming the royal couple? Since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their intention to step back as “senior” royals and live part-time in North America, Canada has been aflutter. Will the royal couple make the great North their home? Where will […]

Harry and Meghan to give up HRH titles – palace

Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, palace saysThis breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version.You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News […]

What happened in the Premier League on Saturday?

Fernandinho’s late own goal earned Crystal Palace an away pointManchester City threw away the chance of a win in a dramatic climax at Etihad Stadium, while bottom-of-the-table Norwich battled for a much-needed victory over strugglers Bournemouth.Two goals from Sergio Aguero inside the last 10 minutes looked to have helped champions Manchester City to victory over […]

Hove flats fall: Murder arrest as woman plunges to her death

Image copyright EDDIE MITCHELL Image caption Officers have been at the flats since 05:55 GMT A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman who fell to her death from a block of flats.The woman fell from the seventh floor of Clarendon House in Clarendon Road, Hove, at about 05:55 GMT.A 52-year-old man, […]