Kent IT expert, 36, claimed he was turned down for a BBC job because he was not ‘geeky’ enough

An IT expert tried to sue the BBC after claiming it turned him down for a job – because he was not ‘geeky’ enough. James Orior, 36, from Kent, applied for a digital design trainee scheme at the corporation that called for people who are ‘geeky’ about design and technology.  He argued at an employment tribunal that … Read more

Laura Robson retires: Former junior Wimbledon champion and Olympic silver medallist ends career

Laura Robson – who won junior Wimbledon at 14 and an Olympic silver medal at 18 – has announced her retirement from tennis after undergoing three hip surgeries. Robson underwent her first hip surgery in July 2018 and returned to the court in the spring of 2019. However, she still struggled with pain so went under … Read more

BBC will win the TV rights for the London Marathon despite tempting bid from Channel 4

BBC will win the TV rights for the London Marathon despite tempting bid from Channel 4 – as sprint star Dina Asher-Smith urges UK Athletics to maintain their foothold in London BBC are set to win the race to broadcast the London Marathon from Channel 4 The Beeb persuaded race bosses rights should remain with … Read more

Mark Chapman will present Sky Sports’ coverage of the Carabao Cup from next season

EXCLUSIVE: Mark Chapman will present Sky Sports’ coverage of the Carabao Cup from next season as broadcaster sign up BBC star and Match of the Day 2 host Mark Chapman had been in talks over replacing Jeff Stelling on Soccer Saturday  That fell through but Sky Sports remained interested and have role for him  Popular … Read more

BBC ‘still wasting money and can make efficiency savings rather than just cutting spend on shows’

BBC still wasting money and can make efficiency savings rather than just cutting spend on shows, spending watchdog says The director-general refused to rule out BBC2, BBC4 or Radio 5 Live being axed Gareth Davies would ‘strongly resist’ the idea there are no efficiency savings left During the hearing Louise Bladen also talked about the … Read more

Aljaz Skorjanec reveals he is retraining to become an actor after he quit Strictly

Aljaz Skorjanec has revealed he is retraining to become an actor in order to pursue his Hollywood dreams after he quit Strictly Come Dancing. The former Strictly professional, 32, is currently taking acting lessons and has started auditioning for roles as he is ‘trying to get his foot in the door’ of Hollywood. The Slovenian dancer … Read more

BBC The Apprentice mansion where candidates escaped Lord Sugar’s wrath is on the market for £16.5M

The Apprentice mansion where candidates escaped Lord Sugar’s wrath during filming for the BBC series is on the market for £16.5 million – and comes with six bedrooms, a cinema and a steam room.  Victory House in Hampstead, north London, was used by the aspiring entrepreneurs to relax between challenges during filming for the 2016 … Read more

Strictly’s Katya Jones and Dianne Buswell submerge in an ice tub as the Professionals tour continues

‘How we REALLY finish the show!’: Strictly’s Katya Jones and Dianne Buswell submerge in an ice tub as the Professionals tour continues By Millie Payne For Mailonline Published: 10:34 BST, 2 May 2022 | Updated: 11:23 BST, 2 May 2022 Katya Jones and Dianne Buswell showed Strictly Come Dancing fans what ‘really happens’ once a … Read more