Meet Acun Ilicali – the Turkish Simon Cowell who’s here to bring the X Factor back to Hull City

Acun Ilicali has only just settled on the white leather sofa in the 10th-floor lounge of the Four Seasons Hotel in London when he suddenly bursts into song. ‘We’re singing for England… En-ger-land!’ chants the incoming owner of Hull City. ‘Catch me if you can, ’cause I’m the England man!’ Listening to Ilicali’s rendition of … Read more

Winnie-the-Pooh prequel book will mark the bear’s 95th birthday

Winnie-the-Pooh prequel book will mark the bear’s 95th birthday and will look at the ‘before stories’ with Eeyore, Piglet and a young Christopher Robin The book imagines the ‘before stories’ of Winnie-the-Pooh, Eeyore and Piglet It shares a glimpse of young Christopher Robin only seen in AA Milne’s poetry Writer Jane Riordan ‘perfectly captures the … Read more

HENRY DEEDES: Beaming in from Liberace’s boudoir, came Boris Johnson’s dread word – ‘But…’ 

HENRY DEEDES: Beaming in from Liberace’s boudoir, came Boris Johnson’s dread word – ‘But…’ By Henry Deedes for the Daily Mail Published: 22:27 BST, 5 April 2021 | Updated: 07:51 BST, 6 April 2021 On skipped the Prime Minister, with that mild jauntiness of his that has happily returned in recent weeks, confirming our long … Read more

Rita Ora stuns in black crop top and matching trousers as she discusses her sneaker store beginnings

Rita Ora sizzles in a black crop top and matching trousers as she talks about her humble shoe store beginnings while filming in Australia By Aisha Nozari For Mailonline Published: 20:44 BST, 5 April 2021 | Updated: 20:45 BST, 5 April 2021 She’s been busy working on The Voice Australia. But on Monday, Rita Ora, … Read more

Olly Murs lands first solo presenting role as host of Starstruck, ITV’s Stars In Their Eyes reboot 

‘He can’t wait to get started’: Olly Murs ‘lands his first solo presenting role as host of Stars In Their Eyes reboot Starstruck’ By Aisha Nozari For Mailonline Published: 00:38 BST, 5 April 2021 | Updated: 01:11 BST, 5 April 2021 He had a four-year stint as a coach on The Voice and infamously fronted … Read more

BBC will broadcast poet Pam Ayres’ voice to calm the nation if a global catastrophe strikes

The end of the world is nigh? Call for Pam Ayres! BBC will broadcast the poet’s voice to calm the nation if a global catastrophe strikes Several programmes have been readied in the event of a global catastrophe  Pam Ayres’ 2008 interview with Jane Garvey among shows ready to fill telly gap Miss Ayres, 74, … Read more

BBC will broadcast poet Pam Ayres’ voice to calm the nation if a global catastrophe strikes

The end of the world is nigh? Call for Pam Ayres! BBC will broadcast the poet’s voice to calm the nation if a global catastrophe strikes Several programmes have been readied in the event of a global catastrophe  Pam Ayres’ 2008 interview with Jane Garvey among shows ready to fill telly gap Miss Ayres, 74, … Read more

Rita Ora looks incredible as she flashes her abs in a cut-out crop top for sizzling snaps 

Rita Ora looks incredible as she flaunts her toned physique in a stylish orange dress and flashes her abs in a cut-out crop top for sizzling snaps By Bryony Jewell For Mailonline Published: 19:17 BST, 1 April 2021 | Updated: 19:20 BST, 1 April 2021 She’s been busy working on The Voice Australia. And Rita … Read more

Rita Ora displays her incredible figure in a pale green bikini as she sunbathes in Sydney

Rita Ora displays her incredible figure in a pale green bikini as she takes a brief break from work to enjoy a sunbathing session in Sydney By Rianne Addo For Mailonline Published: 09:23 BST, 31 March 2021 | Updated: 09:23 BST, 31 March 2021 She’s been keeping busy with her mentor duties on this year’s … Read more