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Ofcom to investigate Big Brother and Loose Women

Ofcom to investigate Big Brother and Loose Women

Entertainment
Ofcom, the TV watchdog, has launched an investigation into episodes of Celebrity Big Brother and Loose Women. It received 25,257 complaints after Roxanne Pallett claimed housemate Ryan Thomas had physically abused her on Celebrity Big Brother.Thomas, who went on to win the Channel 5 show, was accused of punching her in an episode on 30 August. Image: Ryan Thomas went on to win this year's Celebrity Big Brother Many viewers defended the Coronation Street actor as play-fighting and criticised Pallett for trivialising domestic abuse.The former Emmerdale actress, who slept in a spare bedroom after claiming she was uncomfortable sleeping in the same room as Thomas, decided to leave the house on 1 September. Thomas was ...
Wales Women 0-3 England Women: Phil Neville’s side book their place in World Cup with commanding win

Wales Women 0-3 England Women: Phil Neville’s side book their place in World Cup with commanding win

Sports
MATCH REPORT Goals from Toni Duggan, Jill Scott and Nikita Parris means England will finish top of their group while Wales need to rely on other results to get into the play-offs England booked their place at the 2019 World Cup finals in France with a brilliant 3-0 victory over Wales. Goals from Toni Duggan, Jill Scott and Nikita Parris in a stunning second-half display also dealt a huge blow for Wales’ ambitions of reaching the tournament. Phil Neville celebrates with Toni Duggan, who scored the opening goal This is the first time Wales, who went an incredible 687 minutes without conceding in Group 1, have lost in the campaign. However, Phil Neville’s side did the business tonight in a game where they initially struggled to ...
Coleen Nolan regrets 'ugly' Loose Women row

Coleen Nolan regrets 'ugly' Loose Women row

Entertainment
Coleen Nolan has said her on-screen row with Kim Woodburn was "ugly, upsetting and unpleasant", and she wishes she could turn back time and undo it.More than 3,000 people have complained to Ofcom about Wednesday's Loose Women, which saw the singer clash with the former How Clean Is Your House? host.Some viewers accused Nolan and the ITV show's other panellists of bullying.Nolan said: "Anyone that knows me knows I'm not a bully. That would be the most hurtful thing people could call me."This all stems from a public fallout the pair had when they appeared on Celebrity Big Brother last year. The Loose Women appearance was intended as a chance for reconciliation, but ended with Woodburn walking off in tears.In an interview with The M...
Berkhamsted Revisited: The podcast for millennial women that's a hit with men

Berkhamsted Revisited: The podcast for millennial women that's a hit with men

Entertainment
Remember the time you were 13 years old and daydreamed about sixth-form boys, learned the hard way about fake tan application and were obsessed with having the best MySpace page in your year?Berkhamsted Revisited is a podcast trip down memory lane for those who grew up in the 2000s. It deals with the experiences of two girls, as they look back over their collection of teenage diaries.Two women in their mid-20s pore over the cringeworthy details of their formative years in the Hertfordshire town, but the surprising thing about this podcast is that the majority of listeners are men."Looking at the stats, the split is roughly 70/30 male to female," says Laura Kirk, teenage diarist and one of the two presenters of the show.Perhaps no...
CDC: Number of women with opioid use disorder quadruples in 15 years

CDC: Number of women with opioid use disorder quadruples in 15 years

Health
Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Pregnant women with opioid overuse have quadrupled over 15 years, according to an analysis of hospital deliveries by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday. The findings revealed significant increases in 28 states with available data for pregnant women with a pattern of opioid use, the agency reports. The CDC says opioid overuse during pregnancy has been linked to negative health outcomes for mothers and their babies, including maternal death, preterm birth, stillbirth and neonatal abstinence syndrome. "These findings illustrate the devastating impact of the opioid epidemic on families across the U.S., including on the very youngest," Dr. Robert R. Redfield, the CDC director, said in a press release. "Untreated opioid use disorder during pregnancy...