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Made In Chelsea star Ollie Locke announces plans for surrogate baby

Made In Chelsea star Ollie Locke announces plans for surrogate baby

Entertainment
Made In Chelsea star Ollie Locke has revealed he is planning on having a baby via a surrogate with his husband Gareth.The couple married at London's Natural History Museum last year, just days before England's second coronavirus lockdown began. Locke, 33, made the announcement on Instagram, along with a picture by Mexican pop artist Jose Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros, showing two male Disney heroes sharing a kiss and cradling a smiling baby boy. Fellow reality stars including The Only Way Is Essex's Lydia Bright, Geordie Shore's Vicky Pattinson and presenter Gaby Roslin were quick to congratulate the couple.In his post, Locke said they will be traveling to America for treatment "soon", admitting the "legal formalities" have been "difficult". ...
History made, a good day for Brits, and the snubs: The Oscar nominations key talking points

History made, a good day for Brits, and the snubs: The Oscar nominations key talking points

Entertainment
Hollywood is getting ready for the biggest night of the year in what will be a decidedly different Academy Awards ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The nominees for the 2021 Oscars have now been revealed, with Netflix's Mank - starring Gary Oldman as social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz - leading the way with 10 nods. But it's not just about the numbers, with several big talking points arising from this year's shortlists. Image: Nomadland director Chloe Zhao is one of two women shortlisted for the best director award Women make historyIt's a rather incredible statistic, but before the 2021 nominations were announced, only five women had ever been shortlisted for best director before. That's ever, in the his...
Aston Martin’s electric sports models to be made at Gaydon plant

Aston Martin’s electric sports models to be made at Gaydon plant

Business
Luxury car giant Aston Martin has pledged to manufacture all of its electric cars in the UK from 2025.As first reported in the Financial Times, owner Lawrence Stroll said all of its battery sports cars will be made at its plant in Gaydon, Warwickshire.Its electric SUV models will be made at St Athan in Glamorgan, he confirmed.The company is due to start making hybrid versions of its cars over the next four years, followed by battery-only models.ReutersA growing number of car makers have said they are moving away from petrol and diesel engines, including Jaguar Land Rover, which announced last month its Jaguar brand will be all-electric by 2025.It comes as the UK government plans to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030.Aston Martin is not going quite as far and said it would...
Sir Alex Ferguson’s life memories documented in film made after brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson’s life memories documented in film made after brain haemorrhage

Entertainment
Sir Alex Ferguson has revisited the most important moments of his life for a documentary filmed as he feared he might lose his memory following a brain haemorrhage.The film, directed by his son Jason, is set to premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival in March. In Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In, the former Rangers player and Manchester United boss looks back on his life and footballing career, which saw him pick up more trophies than any other manager in the sport's history. Image: Sir Alex won more trophies than any other manager in football. Pic: AP The documentary also features previously unseen archive footage, testimonies from his wife and three sons, and interviews with players including Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs, Gordon Strachan ...
Covid: EU ‘made a mistake’ over vaccines, Gove says

Covid: EU ‘made a mistake’ over vaccines, Gove says

Health
The European Union recognised it "made a mistake" in triggering an emergency provision in the Brexit deal to control Covid vaccine exports, the Cabinet Office minister has said.Michael Gove said he was "confident" of the UK's vaccine supply and said its programme would continue as planned.He said the UK was "on track" to deliver 15 million jabs by 15 February.It comes after the EU reversed a decision which could have seen checks at the Irish border amid a vaccine row.Mr Gove said he had spoken with European Commission vice-president Maroš Šefčovič and both had agreed "we need a reset" and to put the people of Northern Ireland first.EU 'fiasco' on NI heaps pressure on CommissionWhat's the problem with the EU's vaccine programme?WHO criticises EU over vaccine export controlsHe said Prime Min...