Press Association 2014 LATEST

Mourinho wants title joy for Hazard

This Is Local London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, pictured, once again paid tribute to Eden Hazard

11:38pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Eden Hazard deserves individual awards, but the prize he wants the Belgian to win most this season is the Premier League title.

Danielle Lineker wows in a blue gown with a risqué thigh-high split

This Is Local London: Danielle Lineker wows in a blue gown with a risqué thigh-high split

11:25pm Sunday 19th April 2015

The model was among the stars on the red carpet at an event honouring Kevin Spacey.

Pochettino: Kane has big potential

This Is Local London: Harry Kane scored Tottenham's third at Newcastle

11:12pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is convinced there is more to come from striker Harry Kane after seeing him plunder his 30th goal of the season.

City wait on Silva injury news

This Is Local London: Manchester City's David Silva had to be carried off on a stretcher against West Ham on Sunday

11:12pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Manchester City playmaker David Silva was taken to hospital after suffering suspected cheekbone and collarbone injuries in his side's 2-0 victory over West Ham.

Rodgers: Villa were better team

This Is Local London: Brendan Rodgers was disappointed with Liverpool's performance

11:12pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits his side were beaten by the better team as the Reds were denied a place in the FA Cup final by a resurgent Aston Villa.

Pietersen struggles with Surrey

This Is Local London: Kevin Pietersen was unable to lay down a marker on his return to LV= County Championship action

8:14pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Kevin Pietersen's mission to impress the England selectors suffered a setback as he made only 19 on the ground where he hopes to be appearing on Ashes duty in 80 days' time.

Halfpenny revels in Toulon success

This Is Local London: Leigh Halfpenny said it was a 'dream come true' to reach the Champions Cup final

7:37pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Wales star Leigh Halfpenny admitted it was a dream come true after he helped Toulon reach the European Champions Cup final following a tense extra-time victory over Leinster at Stade Velodrome.

Walker tribute song takes top spot

This Is Local London: See You Again is a tribute to actor Paul Walker

7:14pm Sunday 19th April 2015

American rapper Wiz Khalifa's tribute to Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker has become the quickest-selling single of the year.

Historic win for Djokovic

This Is Local London: Novak Djokovic has won the Monte Carlo Masters

6:43pm Sunday 19th April 2015

World number one Novak Djokovic became the first player to win the opening three ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events when he defeated Tomas Berdych 7-5 4-6 6-3 at Monte Carlo on Sunday.

Kane on target in Tottenham win

This Is Local London: Harry Kane struck late on to make sure of the points for Spurs

6:17pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Harry Kane struck yet again as Tottenham beat Newcastle 3-1 to condemn the Magpies to a sixth successive Barclays Premier League defeat and rekindle their own hopes of European qualification.

Bell expected tough series

This Is Local London: Ian Bell led the way with a ton in the first Test but England had to settle for a draw

6:12pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Ian Bell insists England did not underestimate the West Indies ahead of the first Test, despite some injudicious comments from the incoming chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Queen's tribute to Canadian troops

This Is Local London: The Queen marked the bravery of Canadian service people in the First World War

6:00pm Sunday 19th April 2015

The Queen sported a special diamond-encrusted brooch as she attended a reception marking the bravery of Canadian service people in the First World War.

Halfpenny steers Toulon into final

This Is Local London: Leigh Halfpenny was the key man as Toulon reached Twickenham

5:58pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Leigh Halfpenny kicked Toulon into the Champions Cup final at Twickenham next month and kept his team on course for an unprecedented European title hat-trick following an extra-time finish at Stade Velodrome.

Hamilton hails Mercedes dominance

This Is Local London: Lewis Hamilton came out on top in Bahrain

5:55pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Lewis Hamilton believes he proved Mercedes remain the best in Formula One as the reigning champion continued his current domination of the sport with his ninth victory from the last past 11 races.

Owens boosts Vikings to victory

This Is Local London: Jack Owens was among the points as Widnes beat Castleford

5:19pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Jack Owens scored 18 points to send Castleford crashing to a 46-16 defeat at Widnes.

Villa end Gerrard dream

This Is Local London: Fabian Delph is mobbed by his team-mates after scoring the goal which put Aston Villa in the final

5:12pm Sunday 19th April 2015

There will be no fairytale end to Steven Gerrard's Liverpool career after Aston Villa came from behind to deservedly book their place in the FA Cup final with a 2-1 win over the Reds.

Frankie Bridge "couldn't care less" if she puts on weight for baby number 2

This Is Local London: Frankie Bridge "couldn't care less" if she puts on weight for baby number 2

4:46pm Sunday 19th April 2015

The Saturdays singer also said there’s too much pressure on women to quickly return to their pre-baby figures.

Bahrain misery for Button

This Is Local London: Jenson Button failed to even start the Bahrain Grand Prix is in his McLaren due to an ongoing electrical fault

4:25pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Jenson Button's wretched Bahrain Grand Prix weekend concluded even before the race started.

Fourth arrest over preacher murder

This Is Local London: A fourth person has been arrested over the murder of Syrian-born preacher Abdul-Hadi Arwani (Metropolitan Police/PA)

4:12pm Sunday 19th April 2015

A fourth person has been arrested in connection with the death of Syrian-born preacher Abdul Hadi Arwani.

Call for rethink on rescue missions

This Is Local London: Rescued migrants stand on the deck of an Italian Navy ship

4:12pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Labour has called for the UK Government to reverse its "immoral" withdrawal of support for search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean as an emergency EU meeting was called in the wake of the latest migrant tragedy.

Collins clanger lifts City

This Is Local London: James Collins stands dejected after gifting Manchester City their opener

3:49pm Sunday 19th April 2015

A bizarre own goal from West Ham's James Collins helped Manchester City back to winning ways in the Barclays Premier League.

Super Caley go ballistic

This Is Local London: Craig Gordon's red card proved to be the turning point

3:15pm Sunday 19th April 2015

David Raven's dramatic extra-time strike against Celtic took Inverness into their first William Hill Scottish Cup final with a 3-2 win as the Hoops' treble hopes ended in controversy.

Pietersen flounders for Surrey

This Is Local London: Surrey's Kevin Pietersen was dismissed for just 19 runs

3:09pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Kevin Pietersen's mission to impress the England selectors suffered a setback as he made only 19 on the ground where he hopes to be appearing on Ashes duty in 80 days' time.

Archbishop passes on victim letters

This Is Local London: The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has called for more support for Christians facing persecution

1:43pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has personally handed over letters of condolence from the families of British terror victims to the leader of the largest Christian minority in the Middle East.

Father questions Janner decision

This Is Local London: Lord Janner was investigated under three different police inquiries between 1991 and 2007

1:43pm Sunday 19th April 2015

The father of a mentally ill woman who killed herself days before going on trial for making a false rape claim has questioned the decision not to take legal action against Lord Janner because of his dementia.

Appeal to 'Syria-bound family'

This Is Local London: Asif Malik and his family have gone missing and may be heading to Syria, police have said (Thames Valley Police/PA)

1:43pm Sunday 19th April 2015

A missing Muslim family including four young children are feared to be on their way to Syria, police have said.

Szczesny has sympathy for Federici

This Is Local London: Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici, pictured, let Alexis Sanchez's shot through his legs

1:16pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny admits he feels sorry for Adam Federici, insisting the Reading stopper was "the best player on the pitch" despite his costly error in Saturday's FA Cup semi-final.

Rooney and Van Gaal take positives

This Is Local London: Wayne Rooney, left, and Louis van Gaal, right, took pride in Manchester United's display at Stamford Bridge

1:15pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Wayne Rooney and Louis van Gaal took consolation in defeat after Manchester United's performance in the 1-0 loss at Chelsea.

Moment of magic delights Hazard

This Is Local London: Eden Hazard says his main objective since joining Chelsea in 2012 is to win the Premier League title

1:09pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Eden Hazard was thrilled to rise to the occasion and live up to his pre-match billing as Chelsea's match-winner against Manchester United.

Tuchel named as Klopp replacement

This Is Local London: Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp, pictured, will be replaced by Thomas Tuchel this summer

12:36pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Former Mainz boss Thomas Tuchel will replace Jurgen Klopp as coach of Borussia Dortmund this summer, the Westphalian club have announced.

Rovers and out for Adams

This Is Local London: Micky Adams leaves Tranmere bottom of the Football League with two games left

12:24pm Sunday 19th April 2015

Manager Micky Adams has left Tranmere by mutual consent with just two games of the season left.

Albarn slams pop selfie generation

This Is Local London: Damon Albarn says today's pop music no longer discusses politics

11:59am Sunday 19th April 2015

Pop music no longer challenges the establishment or discusses politics because performers are part of "the selfie generation", Blur frontman Damon Albarn has said.

Davis offers Ding friendly advice

This Is Local London: Ding Junhui continues his search for a first world title

11:47am Sunday 19th April 2015

Steve Davis has told Betfred World Championship under-achiever Ding Junhui he can triumph at the Crucible with a little help from his friends.

Thief targets woman having fit

This Is Local London: CCTV image of a person police want to trace after a theft from a woman who was having violent epileptic seizure. (West Midlands Police/PA)

10:49am Sunday 19th April 2015

Police are hunting a "truly despicable" thief who stole money from a woman while she was in the grip of a violent epileptic seizure.

Bridge: No concerns about weight

This Is Local London: Frankie Bridge with her husband Wayne

10:47am Sunday 19th April 2015

Popstar and Strictly finalist Frankie Bridge said she "couldn't care less" if she puts on weight following her second pregnancy - and said she hates the pressure on women to return to their pre-baby figure.

Families to mark Gallipoli Campaign

This Is Local London: Benjamin Hurt was a Private in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers who was wounded in Gallipoli

9:43am Sunday 19th April 2015

The disastrous Gallipoli campaign left Ernest Boissier with shrapnel wounds, a Distinguished Service Cross and a life-long aversion to flies, his son recalled.

Anderson: I'm still getting better

This Is Local London: England's record wicket-taker James Anderson believes there is more to come from him

8:39am Sunday 19th April 2015

England's new record wicket-taker James Anderson has promised there is more to come as he believes he is still improving as a bowler.

Fathers barred at rail safety talks

This Is Local London: Charlotte Thompson and Olivia Bazlinton were hit by a train at a crossing at Elsenham station in Essex

8:17am Sunday 19th April 2015

The fathers of two teenage girls killed at a level crossing have expressed their anger at being barred from a meeting where they intended to raise concerns about Network Rail (NR) bonuses and safety issues.

Toure's agent blames City bosses

This Is Local London: Yaya Toure's agent believes his client is wrongly being made a scapegoat at Manchester City

8:13am Sunday 19th April 2015

Yaya Toure's agent has called Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini a "weak manager" and criticised the club's chief executive Ferran Soriano and director of football Txiki Begiristain.

Body found in missing kayaker hunt

This Is Local London: A body has been found following an air and sea search in the Solent

7:31am Sunday 19th April 2015

A body has been found in the hunt for a missing kayaker.

'Ukip councillor' assault caution

This Is Local London: Norfolk Police said a man aged 72 had been cautioned for a minor assault

4:12am Sunday 19th April 2015

A man has been cautioned for assault following video footage which has emerged showing a confrontation between someone claiming to be a Ukip councillor and an anti-fascist campaign group.

Warning as 'e-waste' levels rise

This Is Local London: There was more than 41m tonnes of 'e-waste' in 2014

3:01am Sunday 19th April 2015

Less than a sixth of the tens of millions of tonnes of electronic and electrical waste generated across the world last year was properly recycled, reused or treated, a study has found.

Jack Reynor: I got Macbeth role without even testing my accent

This Is Local London: Jack Reynor's night out with Toni Collette in a brewery

1:11am Sunday 19th April 2015

The young Irish actor stars alongside Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard in the new big screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

Jane The Virgin stars: Anything can happen in this show

This Is Local London: Jane The Virgin star: This show will empower misfits

1:11am Sunday 19th April 2015

Gina Rodriguez and Justin Baldoni have been talking about their roles in the bizarre comedy show, about to hit UK screens.

Carey Mulligan takes female equality battle to the big screen

This Is Local London: Carey Mulligan takes female equality battle to the big screen

1:01am Sunday 19th April 2015

The actress says there is still a story to be told about women’s rights.

Samuel West: I've only ever been an actor

This Is Local London: Samuel West talks about mother Prunella Scales' dementia

1:01am Sunday 19th April 2015

The Mr Selfridge star admitted he has never done any other work.

Lotto rollover as no jackpot win

This Is Local London: There will be plenty of crossed fingers as the jackpot in Wednesday's Lotto is estimated to be almost £6 million

12:26am Sunday 19th April 2015

There were no top-prize winners in last night's National Lottery draw, making Wednesday's estimated jackpot £5.8 million, Camelot said.

Cumberbatch snaps up Schoony piece

This Is Local London: Benedict Cumberbatch has commissioned Schoony's Boy Soldier for his production company

12:26am Sunday 19th April 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch has been playing his own imitation game after commissioning an artist pal to reproduce a sculpture that appeared in Kick Ass 2.

Anzac security review after arrests

This Is Local London: Anzac centenary commemorations are due to begin with a dawn service at Wellington Arch

12:26am Sunday 19th April 2015

British police are reviewing security operations ahead of the centenary of the Anzac landings following a foiled alleged terror plot in Australia.

Silent candlelit vigil for Karen

This Is Local London: People attended a silent vigil in Glasgow for Irish student Karen Buckley

12:26am Sunday 19th April 2015

One thousand candles were lit as neighbours gathered to be part of a silent vigil for Karen Buckley, close to where the student lived.

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