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X Factor cancels voting after sound issues

X Factor cancels voting after sound issues

Entertainment
The X Factor has cancelled its public vote after the show was hit by sound issues on Saturday night.Viewers complained that the judges and some of the performances sounded distorted and contestants sounded like "Daleks".ITV apologised and said the vote will take place on Sunday's show instead.It is thought to be the first time voting has been cancelled in the singing show's 15-year history.Viewers started to encounter sound issues during the performance by Danny Tetley and continued through Anthony Russell's song. A message appeared on screen which read: "We are sorry for the temporary interference in sound."At the end of the programme, another message said: "Due to a technical issue, tonight's v...
Unilever cancels controversial UK exit plan

Unilever cancels controversial UK exit plan

Business
Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever has cancelled plans to move its main headquarters from London to Rotterdam after Brexit. The Marmite-maker presently has two parent holding companies: Unilever plc, whose shares are listed in London and New York; and Unilever NV, which is based in Rotterdam and whose shares are listed in Amsterdam and New York.Under the proposals, shares of Unilever plc would have been replaced with one new share in Unilever NV, while the two parent holding companies would be replaced simply by Netherlands-based Unilever NV.After resistance from shareholders, however, the company will instead retain both its headquarters in the UK and the Netherlands.Sky News City editor Mark Kleinman described the decision as a "humiliating climbdown for the board ...
Love Island babe Megan Barton Hanson CANCELS ALL appearances 'due to personal reasons'

Love Island babe Megan Barton Hanson CANCELS ALL appearances 'due to personal reasons'

Entertainment
The TV babe, who is currently dating Wes Nelson, had been hired for a host of PA's and meet and greet sessions with fans up and down the UK.However, according to one venue to had booked the blonde beauty in Scotland, Megan Barton Hanson  has pulled out of all work commitments until the forceable future.She has been due to appear at Lourenzos Dunfermline in Fife tonight, but in a last minute shake-up the Meg has dropped out – citing "personal reasons” the process.A post shared on the official Lourenzos Dunfermline Facebook page now reads: "IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT."Management cancellation: Megan Barton ITV PULLED OUT: Meg's team have confirmed to Lourenzos she won't be appearing ...
Lovato cancels hours before London show

Lovato cancels hours before London show

Entertainment
"Swollen vocal cords" forced Demi Lovato to postpone her show at the O2 in London hours before she was due to appear on stage. In a statement on social media, written through "tears of frustration and sadness", she added that her vocal cords could have been injured had she performed, potentially threatening the rest of her tour.She has seen an ENT doctor and is "very, very sick", the American singer-songwriter said.The Sunday night show has been rescheduled for 25 June. Lovato told her supporters it broke her heart to let them down, and that she was "so so sorry to disappoint any of my fans in London that have travelled hours to be here by plane or car".She would not have postponed unless she "absolutely had to".Concert producer Live Nation said: "Unfortunately due to ill...
Italy's late VAR penalty cancels out Vardy's strike for England

Italy's late VAR penalty cancels out Vardy's strike for England

Sports
England were denied a second successive friendly victory by a late Italy penalty awarded by the video assistant referee (VAR) at Wembley.Gareth Southgate's side were good value for a lead given to them by Jamie Vardy's powerful 26th-minute finish, fired past keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma after Jesse Lingard's quickly taken free-kick caught the visitors out.England were fortunate to escape some defensive lapses, especially when Ciro Immobile headed over in the first half - but looked to be closing out a confidence-boosting win until a late intervention from VAR.Referee Deniz Aytekin consulted VAR after Burnley defender James Tarkowski tangled with Federico Chiesa, and decided the England debutant had stepped on the Italian's foot, allowing Lorenzo Insigne to beat Jack Butland with just three ...