Mike Ward previews tonight’s TV: Queen of the World

So we’ll have to continue settling for the next best thing – namely, behind-the-scenes royal documentaries, of which we have another airing tonight. QUEEN OF THE WORLD (ITV, 9.15pm) (dreadful title, by the way) is a new two-parter that promises “a unique insight into Her Majesty the Queen’s role as a figure on the global […]

Mike Ward previews tonight’s TV: Classic Albums

On hearing the name Amy Winehouse, there’ll be those who won’t immediately be reminded of her supreme talent and her extraordinarily expressive, soulful voice, who won’t think of her as the creator and performer of evocative Fifties and Sixties-flavoured pop songs, nor as the winner of a stack of awards: Grammys, Brits, Ivor Novellos and […]

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri set to hand Eden Hazard captaincy to ward off Real Madrid

Hazard led Belgium to the World Cup semi-finals this summer, and is a £180million target for Real Madrid. But Chelsea are determined not to sell and feel that handing him the captaincy may be the key to persuading the 27-year-old to stay and sign the new contract he has been offered. Sarri, who has only […]

S.H.I.E.L.D.: Jeff Ward Promoted to Series Regular for Season 6

Spoiler alert!…? Deke Shaw apparently still is with us, given that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has upped Jeff Ward to series regular for Season 6, airing next summer. Ward joined the ABC series last season, as Coulson & Co. found themselves transported not only into outer space, but quite a ways into the future. There, they […]

‘Bloody’ protesters turn Apple Store into ER ward (VIDEO)

Dozens of activists turned a Paris-based Apple Store into an emergency ward complete with x-rays, surgeons, bloody patients and even a waiting room to denounce tax evasion The elaborate demonstration, staged by the Association for the Taxation of Financial Transactions and for Citizen Action (ATTAC), on Saturday was in protest of Apple’s tax evasion practices […]

Cadillac Escalade gets $10,000 discount to ward off Navigator

Cadillac is once again defending its full-size luxury Escalade SUV from assault by the hot-selling Lincoln Navigator, offering $ 10,000 discounts to some current customers to keep them from switching brands. The discount, reported by Bloomberg, applies to lessees of 2016 model-year Escalades, with a $ 7,500 discount offered to owners, through May 31. It’s […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Shayne Ward drops HUGE hint on 'troubled' Aidan Connor exit

The ITV star revealed all as he appeared on Lorraine this morning for a chat with host Lorraine Kelly. His Coronation Street exit storyline is being kept tightly under wraps, but Lorraine did ask him what viewers could expect. He revealed: “You’ve got to see about everything that Aidan’s been through and that he’s a […]