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John Humphrys to host his final edition of Radio 4 Today programme

John Humphrys to host his final edition of Radio 4 Today programme

Entertainment
Broadcaster John Humphrys is to present his final edition of BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Thursday.The presenter's departure will bring to a close his 32 years on the flagship show, during which time he built a reputation as a tenacious interrogator of politicians.His last show will feature interviews with former prime ministers David Cameron and Tony Blair.There will also be tributes from presenters past and present."Losing John in the mornings is a bit like Big Ben being silenced," said Today editor Sarah Sands."I will miss his restlessness, his capacity for delight, his profound curiosity and his humanity." What's it like to face Today's John Humphrys? John Humphrys to leave Today programme Humphrys has interviewed every p...
COP26: Glasgow to host UN climate change summit in 2020

COP26: Glasgow to host UN climate change summit in 2020

Science
A major United Nations climate change summit will take place in Glasgow.The UK has won the bid to host the 26th Conference of the Parties, known as COP26, following a partnership with Italy.Up to 30,000 delegates are expected to attend the event at Glasgow's Scottish Events Campus (SEC) at the end of next year.It is designed to produce an international response to the climate emergency. The UK will host the main COP summit while Italy will host preparatory events and a significant youth event, as part of the agreement.Claire Perry, UK nominated president for COP26, said: "In 2020, world leaders will come together to discuss how to tackle climate change on a global scale ...
James Corden to host ‘Late Late Show’ through 2022

James Corden to host ‘Late Late Show’ through 2022

Entertainment
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Emmy-winning comedian James Corden will host The Late Late Show through August 2022, CBS announced Monday. Corden has been the chat show's star since March 23, 2015. "James Corden has burned his way to the top of American television with a daring, energetic and inventive broadcast that stands out in the late-night space," David Nevins, chief creative officer for the CBS Corporation, said in a press release. "He is a host and performer whose considerable talents shine on every stage, and he has created a cutting-edge comedy factory with shows that have resonated across multiple platforms. James and his shows are a great source of pride to CBS, and it's exciting to extend our relationship well into the future." Corden's music-themed segments "Carpool Karaoke" and "Crosswal...
Carabao Cup second round draw: Newcastle host Leicester City, Nottingham Forest and Derby County face off, West Ham with trip to Newport

Carabao Cup second round draw: Newcastle host Leicester City, Nottingham Forest and Derby County face off, West Ham with trip to Newport

Sports
Newcastle United will face Premier League side Leicester City in the pick of the second round ties of the 2019/20 Carabao Cup.Old rivalries are resumed as Nottingham Forest have been drawn against East Midlands rivals Derby County. Getty Images - Getty Leeds safely made it to the second round with a win at Salford City Meanwhile, Everton travel to League One side Lincoln City, who beat Huddersfield. West Ham have a tricky trip to Newport while Middlesbrough’s conquerors Crewe Alexandra host Aston Villa. Below you can see the Carabao Cup second round draw IN FULL: The ties will be played the week beginning 26 August. ROUND-UP Leeds thrash Salford City, MK Dons beat Wimbled
Jesse Lingard Snapchat video: talkSPORT host Adrian Durham tells Manchester United fans – ‘don’t pretend Ryan Giggs was an angel’

Jesse Lingard Snapchat video: talkSPORT host Adrian Durham tells Manchester United fans – ‘don’t pretend Ryan Giggs was an angel’

Sports
'HYPOCRITES' Drivetime presenter questions why everyone seems to be so offended by the England international's bad language in a video he posted online Adrian Durham has defended Manchester United star Jesse Lingard over the video he posted on social media that has sparked a frenzy from fans and in the media. And he sent a message to the ‘hypocritical’ Red Devils supporters who have been offended by his behaviour, saying: ‘Don’t pretend Ryan Giggs was an angel’. See what Adrian Durham had to say on the Jesse Lingard video below A number of United supporters have voiced their outrage and disgust with the England international over his foul language in a tasteless video he uploaded to Snapchat this week. In the clip, from a post-season holiday