Piers Morgan points out huge irony in BBC axing free TV licence for over 75s

Piers Morgan accused the BBC of “total cowardice” during a debate on the axing of free TV licences for over-75s. The TV host labelled the ban “ironic”, claiming if pensioners did go to prison, they would “get television for free”. Speaking on Good Morning Britain, Piers pointed out: “The irony being, if they did go […]

EastEnders spoilers: Boss Kate Oates speaks out on axing characters – 'The show feels odd'

Kate Oates, who has worked on Emmerdale and Coronation Street, said she has big plans and high expectations for EastEnders. The acclaimed producer will be heading to the BBC next month and has already set her sights on a number of characters for huge storylines. She has also made her feelings clear about axing actors […]

‘Ditch refugee institution, look at real numbers’: Netanyahu praises US for axing UNRWA funding

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thrown his support behind the US decision to pull funding from the UN’s Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA), accusing the aid group of inflating the number of refugees it assists. Speaking at Yad Binyamin on Sunday, Netanyahu said UNRWA is “perpetuating” the plight of refugees and that by pulling funding, […]

Boof: The truth behind Maxwell’s Aussie axing

DARREN Lehmann insists Glenn Maxwell’s surprise national dumping had nothing to do with team culture, backing the dynamic all-rounder to have a “long career” for Australia. One of the most destructive batsmen in one-day international cricket, Maxwell was controversially left out of Australia’s 14-man squad to face England this month. Selectors then opted to replace […]

Potential Ange replacement available after axing

ROCK bottom La Liga side Alaves have sacked Gianni De Biasi just two months after appointing the Italian and are searching for their third coach of the season. In July, the 61-year-old revealed he had been approached by Football Federation Australia about the Socceroos coaching job, months before Ange Postecoglou’s decision to stand down from […]

I’m A Celebrity 2017: ITV bosses had ‘crisis talks for hours’ before axing Jack Maynard

The 22-year-old YouTube star was axed from the competition after messages he posted on Twitter resurfaced which featured “racist” and “homophobic” slurs. But it is believed the decision wasn’t easy for bosses who spoke for hours and were “forced into a tense conversation” over the brother of singer Conor Maynard’s future on the programme. A […]

Jurgen Klopp and Ronald Koeman call for axing of international friendlies ahead of derby

The pair, who lock horns today in a battle which carries bragging rights and top-four implications, were both left missing key players after injuries sustained on international duty. And Ronald Koeman admitted his Everton players have been restricted to just one “walking” training session yesterday ahead of one of the most important games in their […]

Leicester star Jamie Vardy: We've come under a lot of stick since Claudio Ranieri's axing

Playing under caretaker boss Craig Shakespeare, the rejuvenated Foxes destroyed Liverpool to claim their first Premier League win of 2017 as Jamie Vardy grabbed a brace to sandwich a stunning strike from Danny Drinkwater. Vardy last week took to social media to describe speculation that he influenced Leicester‘s decision to sack Ranieri as “completely untrue, […]

Pie-gate axing delivers Sutton dire consequence

Video Image Sutton keeper Shaw eats pie mid-match0:49 Football: Sutton keeper Shaw eats pie mid-match against Arsenal February 21st 2017 5 days ago /video/video.news.com.au/Sport/Football/News/ Wayne Shaw eating a pie. Caitlin Murray, Fox Sports USFOX SPORTS Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Email a friend THE shockwaves of pie-gate […]