Press Association 2014 LATEST

Academy chief facing fraud charges

This Is Local London: Prime Minister David Cameron visits Kings Science Academy in Bradford

4:06pm Friday 6th March 2015

The founder and principal of a flagship free school has been charged with fraud and other offences.

Rodgers: No right to selection

This Is Local London: Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is fit but is not guaranteed a place

3:42pm Friday 6th March 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has warned Steven Gerrard there is no easy route back into his first-team plans.

Lily James and Richard Madden surprise Cinderella fans

This Is Local London: Costumes challenging for Cinderella cast

3:36pm Friday 6th March 2015

The Cinderella stars were surprise guests at the film’s screening at Disneyland.

Murray wins opener for Britain

This Is Local London: Andy Murray's victory put Great Britain 1-0 up

3:30pm Friday 6th March 2015

Andy Murray registered a comfortable victory in Great Britain's opening Davis Cup rubber against the United States.

Twitter demands Zoe Slater's return to EastEnders

This Is Local London: Twitter demands Zoe Slater's return to EastEnders

3:26pm Friday 6th March 2015

Soap fans want Michelle Ryan’s character back in Albert Square.

Boy, 13, admits builder stab murder

This Is Local London: Christopher John Barry, also known as Jack, who was murdered outside his home in Edmonton Green, north London

3:07pm Friday 6th March 2015

A 13-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to murdering a builder after a row outside a block of flats.

Guess which award winner's dad worked on Beyonce's album? (Take note Kanye)

This Is Local London: Beyonce leads special Grammy tribute to Stevie Wonder

3:06pm Friday 6th March 2015

It turns out Beck’s dad has worked with Beyonce on one of her previous albums.

The Big Bang Theory pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy

This Is Local London: The Big Bang Theory pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy

3:06pm Friday 6th March 2015

Creator Chuck Lorre used his hit comedy show credits to remember the late Star Trek actor.

Million pound pay deals for bankers

This Is Local London: RBS paid 72 bankers £1 million last year

3:05pm Friday 6th March 2015

Bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland paid the same number of bankers £1 million in 2014 as the year before despite sustained losses and public anger.

Aaron Paul hasn't ruled out a Better Call Saul cameo

This Is Local London: Aaron Paul hasn't ruled out a Better Call Saul cameo

2:46pm Friday 6th March 2015

The Breaking Bad star hopes he will be invited to reprise his role in the spin-off.

17 stars we want to see sing a James Bond theme

This Is Local London: 17 stars we want to see sing a James Bond theme

2:36pm Friday 6th March 2015

It might not always be in their natural repertoire, but we reckon they’d all step up.

King and co voted in at Rangers

This Is Local London: Dave King has been voted on to the Rangers board

2:29pm Friday 6th March 2015

Dave King, Paul Murray and John Gilligan have been handed the keys to Ibrox after the Rangers shareholders overwhelmingly voted to remove Derek Llambias and Barry Leach from the club's board.

The actual Malfoys have given their verdict on Kim Kardashian's new do

This Is Local London: The actual Malfoys have given their verdict on Kim Kardashian new do

3:51pm Friday 6th March 2015

Hello to Jason Isaacs.

Mary Berry reveals her recipe for a long and healthy life

This Is Local London: Mary Berry reveals her recipe for a long and healthy life

2:26pm Friday 6th March 2015

The Great British Bake Off star says good genes and loving her job have kept her fit and full of energy.

Calm Dhoni steers nervy India home

This Is Local London: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left, guided India to a four-wicket win (AP)

2:21pm Friday 6th March 2015

Defending champions India sealed their place in the World Cup knockout stages with a nervy run chase against West Indies in Perth.

Further non-lethal help for Ukraine

This Is Local London: Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the UK is sending more non-lethal aid to Ukraine

2:18pm Friday 6th March 2015

The UK is to supply a further package of non-lethal military equipment worth £850,000 as a gift to the government of Ukraine, it has been announced.

The Expendables heading for the small screen

This Is Local London: Sylvester Stallone goes Animal Crackers

2:16pm Friday 6th March 2015

The Expendables are getting the small-screen treatment, with Sylvester Stallone to produce the TV show.

Amanda Holden to host new animal show

This Is Local London: Amanda Holden to host new animal show

2:16pm Friday 6th March 2015

The Britain’s Got Talent judge will help find homes for abandoned animals in Give A Pet A Home.

Johnson-Thompson in record hunt

This Is Local London: Katarina Johnson-Thompson was on course for pentathlon gold at the European Indoor Championships

2:11pm Friday 6th March 2015

Katarina Johnson-Thompson was in contention to break the pentathlon world record after a storming start to the European Indoor Championships in Prague on Friday.

Susan Sarandon's man denies love split

This Is Local London: Susan Sarandon's man denies love split

1:37pm Friday 6th March 2015

The star’s boyfriend Jonathan Bricklin has said that their relationship “continues to evolve”.

The other Osbourne daughter is making a bid for chart success

This Is Local London: The other Osbourne daughter is making a bid for chart success

4:05pm Friday 6th March 2015

Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne’s eldest daughter Aimee, who previously shunned the spotlight, is launching a pop career.

Rihanna drops new track teasers

This Is Local London: Rihanna drops new track teasers

1:13pm Friday 6th March 2015

The Umbrella singer has unveiled tasters of three new songs from her upcoming eighth album on Instagram.

Rooney desperate for FA Cup glory

This Is Local London: Wayne Rooney is desperate to win the FA Cup this season

12:58pm Friday 6th March 2015

Wayne Rooney admits he is desperate to lift the FA Cup - the one major trophy that has eluded him throughout his club career.

You are going to LOVE the plot for Toy Story 4

This Is Local London: You are going to LOVE the plot for Toy Story 4

12:46pm Friday 6th March 2015

Pixar’s president says the fourth Toy Story movie is going to be a romantic comedy.

50 shades of expensive outgoings

This Is Local London: At around £27,230, the average living costs faced by 50-year-olds are almost £3,800 higher than the typical annual spend of all other age groups, a new study found

12:46pm Friday 6th March 2015

Life may begin at 50, but it is also the age which is likely to be the most expensive of people's lives, new research suggests.

Ed goes to Bollywood? Sheeran 'offered film role'

This Is Local London: Ed goes to Bollywood? Sheeran 'offered film role'

12:27pm Friday 6th March 2015

The Brit-winning singer could be headed for the big screen.

No KP talks on Foxes offer - agent

This Is Local London: Kevin Pietersen played for Surrey in last year's domestic T20 competition

12:26pm Friday 6th March 2015

Kevin Pietersen has yet to consider Leicestershire's bold bid to sign him for this summer's NatWest T20 Blast.

Chris O’Donnell gets emotional at his Hollywood star ceremony

This Is Local London: Chris O’Donnell gets emotional at his Hollywood star ceremony

1:16pm Friday 6th March 2015

It was a family affair when the actor got his honour on the Walk Of Fame.

Kylie and Jason relive their Neighbours memories

This Is Local London: Kylie and Jason relive their Neighbours memories

12:07pm Friday 6th March 2015

Soap alumni Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan and Guy Pearce look back at their time on Ramsay Street.

Jenna Coleman changed her mind over leaving Doctor Who, confirms Steven Moffat

This Is Local London: Jenna Coleman changed her mind over leaving Doctor Who, confirms Steven Moffat

11:37am Friday 6th March 2015

The actress had originally asked to be written out of the hit BBC show at Christmas.

Vodafone boost for maternity pay

This Is Local London: Vodafone is offering its employees an improved maternity pay package

11:10am Friday 6th March 2015

Vodafone is to become one of the first multinationals to introduce a worldwide minimum level of maternity pay, it announced today.

'McDonald's dentist' verdict upheld

This Is Local London: A decision to strike off a dentist who tried to carry out work in a McDonald's has been upheld

10:57am Friday 6th March 2015

The High Court has upheld a decision to strike off "for public protection" a dentist who tried to carry out work on a woman's teeth in a McDonald's.

The Life of Nigel: He's no Messiah

This Is Local London: Nigel Farage said the general election was the most open campaign in 100 years

10:57am Friday 6th March 2015

Nigel Farage has tried to fend off his more enthusiastic supporters' praise, telling a woman who described him as "sent by God" that: "I'm not the Messiah, I'm a very naughty boy".

Cole accepts FA charge

This Is Local London: West Ham's Carlton Cole has accepted a Football Association charge of making an "abusive" comment on social media

10:49am Friday 6th March 2015

West Ham striker Carlton Cole has accepted a Football Association charge over a Twitter exchange with a Tottenham supporter.

Olivia Colman spies a new role in The Night Manager

This Is Local London: Olivia Colman spies a new role in The Night Manager

10:36am Friday 6th March 2015

The Broadchurch actress will reunite with Rev co-star Tom Hollander for BBC One’s new drama.

Glenn appointed FA chief executive

This Is Local London: Martin Glenn has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Football Association

10:33am Friday 6th March 2015

Martin Glenn, a former Leicester director and chief executive of United Biscuits, has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Football Association.

Organisers dismiss boycott rumours

This Is Local London: Fernando Alonso's crash during the second pre-season test last month in Barcelona has left many observers perplexed

10:21am Friday 6th March 2015

Australian Grand Prix organisers have dismissed suggestions a number of Formula One teams are threatening to boycott the race over safety fears surrounding McLaren.

Kat Slater is flogging Kim Kardashian's wardrobe in Walford market

This Is Local London: Kat Slater is flogging Kim Kardashian's wardrobe in Walford market

10:16am Friday 6th March 2015

The Eastenders street stall trader was spotted bargaining off that 2014 VMA outfit.

Kristen Bell's daughters haven't seen Frozen yet

This Is Local London: Kristen Bell's daughters haven't seen Frozen yet

10:16am Friday 6th March 2015

The actress is looking forward to watching the hit Disney film with her children when they are a little older.

Right job, wrong time - Scholes

This Is Local London: Paul Scholes described the Oldham post as 'the right job, just at the wrong time'

10:14am Friday 6th March 2015

Paul Scholes has revealed he does intend to manage Oldham in the future but feels the timing is wrong for him to assume the current vacancy at SportsDirect.com Park.

Is this the most glamorous music festival of them all?

This Is Local London: Is this the most glamorous music festival of them all?

10:07am Friday 6th March 2015

You don’t have to be old or elitist to enjoy a picnic and an opera at Glyndebourne.

Pendleton eyeing Festival ride

This Is Local London: Victoria Pendleton is Britain's most successful female Olympian (onEdition/PA)

10:04am Friday 6th March 2015

Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton has set her sights on riding at next year's Cheltenham Festival after deciding to try to qualify as amateur rider.

Man held over cyber attack on US

This Is Local London: A man has been arrested as part of a major cyber crime investigation

10:01am Friday 6th March 2015

A suspected hacker from Britain has been arrested in connection with an alleged cyber attack on the United States Department of Defence (DoD) as part of a week-long UK-wide operation.

Who is Liv Tyler head over heels for?

This Is Local London: Liv Tyler has had a baby boy

9:59am Friday 6th March 2015

The actress has shared a cute picture of her baby and said she is “so in love” with her new son.

PM 'scared' of TV debate - Farage

This Is Local London: David Cameron has tried to make sure the debates do not take place, according to Nigel Farage

9:56am Friday 6th March 2015

Conservatives have been trying to stop televised leaders' debates happening ever since it became clear Ukip would be included, Nigel Farage has claimed.

Watch Cara Delevingne in the new Face Of An Angel trailer

This Is Local London: Watch Cara Delevingne in the new Face Of An Angel trailer

11:06am Friday 6th March 2015

The model stars alongside Daniel Bruhl and Kate Beckinsale in Michael Winterbottom’s gripping drama.

Neil Patrick Harris has doubts over reprising Oscars role

This Is Local London: Neil Patrick Harris has doubts over reprising Oscars role

9:46am Friday 6th March 2015

The actor received a mixed reaction to his Academy Awards hosting this year.

Madonna: Working out saved me from injury after Brits fall

This Is Local London: Madonna: Working out saved me from injury after Brits fall

9:46am Friday 6th March 2015

The queen of pop has credited her physical fitness with saving her from harm when she took a tumble at the music awards ceremony.

Zoe Saldana reveals life as a mother of twins is full of action

This Is Local London: Zoe Saldana reveals life as a mother of twins is full of action

9:46am Friday 6th March 2015

The Avatar star has said bringing up two babies is keeping her very busy.

Green fuel touted for plane travel

This Is Local London: The newly-married Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take a spin in an Aston Martin powered by biofuel

9:38am Friday 6th March 2015

The team which supplies the royal family with "green fuel" for their cars and trains is launching a low-cost plane propellant which can be made from products including waste cooking oil or algae.

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