Sean Hughes: comedian dies aged 51

Hughes, who won Perrier comedy award in 1990 and was team captain on BBC’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, died on Monday morningSean Hughes, the Irish standup comedian and quiz show panellist, has died, his former agent has said. Related:

October 16, 2017, 15:16
Lisa Wilkinson leaves Nine and joins Ten after pay battle

Sources say breakfast show presenter was asking for amount closer to that paid to her Today co-host Karl StefanovicLisa Wilkinson has walked away from Channel Nine, where she co-hosted Today for 10 years, after the network refused to meet her pay demands.Wilkinson announced the shock news on Twitter on Monday night, saying she had done her last show. It was a brutal end for a network star Nine...

yesterday, 0:14
Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Winner, Dies at 96 Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Winner, Dies at 96

Mr. Wilbur’s poems were praised for their beauty but were criticized for their “mildness.” He was named the nation’s second poet laureate.

October 16, 2017, 1:28
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee taken off Mississippi school reading list

To Kill a Mockingbird, ’s classic novel about , has been removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district because the language in the book “makes people uncomfortable”. Related:

October 14, 2017, 23:36
Patents for Restasis Are Invalidated, Opening Door to Generics Patents for Restasis Are Invalidated, Opening Door to Generics

The ruling, by a federal judge in Texas, is a setback for Allergan, which had transferred the patents to a Mohawk tribe in order to protect them.

yesterday, 2:32
Pád silných stran pokračuje, piráti a Okamura raketově rostou, ukazuje poslední výzkum Pád silných stran pokračuje, piráti a Okamura raketově rostou, ukazuje poslední výzkum

Starostové zůstávají jediné procento za branami Sněmovny, zeleným chybí více. Řada voličů je ale stále nerozhodnutých.

October 16, 2017, 13:02
A third Strictly Come Dancing hopeful waltzes off the dancefloor A third Strictly Come Dancing hopeful waltzes off the dancefloor

It was an unanimous decision by the judges.

October 15, 2017, 20:56
The Great British Bake Off 2017, episode eight – live

This week’s theme is ‘Forgotten Bakes’ – but who’ll have a week to remember and whose bakes will be consigned to the dustbin of history? 8.19pm BST Sophie’s robust, dry pie lets her down. Despite Paul yanking it from its paper sheath with real brutality, Steven’s huge and collapsed clanger gets the job done. 8.17pm BST Also, Paul mock-feeding Sandi then taking it away at the last...

yesterday, 21:19
Solli Raphael, 12, becomes youngest winner of Australian Poetry Slam – video

Poet Solli Raphael from Coffs Harbour in New South Wales delivers an encore performance at the Australian Poetry Slam national final to a full house at the Sydney Opera House, becoming the competition’s youngest winner yet

yesterday, 3:04
Strictly Come Dancing: week four – live

Thirteen couples remain, but who will light up the floor? Join us for another dazzling dance marathon 8.22pm BST Oti’s red dress is to die for, and these two aren’t taking any prisoners. Some nice swing and sway from Jonnie, but his neck has disappeared, there’s too much gapping, and this needs a bit more flair and attitude. Some great lifts, however, did I mention how fabulous Oti is?...

October 14, 2017, 21:22