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Press Association 2014

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Jess Glynne 'overwhelmed' to land number one album

The Argus: Jess Glynne 'overwhelmed' to land number one album

6:02pm Friday 28th August 2015

The 25-year-old’s debut full-length record, I Cry When I Laugh, went straight into the top spot in the UK albums chart.

Jonny Evans holding talks with West Brom after fee agreed with Manchester United

The Argus: Jonny Evans is set to move to West Brom from Manchester United

5:57pm Friday 28th August 2015

West Brom have agreed a fee with Manchester United for defender Jonny Evans, Press Association Sport understands.

Froome loses time on leader as Lindeman claims stage seven of Vuelta a Espana

The Argus: Chris Froome lost contact with the group of contenders for the Vuelta a Espana on Friday's seventh stage, conceding valuable time

5:42pm Friday 28th August 2015

Tour de France champion Chris Froome suffered a blow in his bid to add the Vuelta a Espana title on Friday's seventh stage to La Alpujarra.

Stoke reject a new £2million bid from Norwich for Jonathan Walters

The Argus: Mark Hughes, pictured, is keen for Jon Walters to stay at Stoke

5:34pm Friday 28th August 2015

Stoke have rejected a fresh £2million bid from Norwich for forward Jonathan Walters.

Twitter feed to document anti-Islamic State fight

The Argus: The Twitter account aims to keep people up to date on the Government's battle with IS

5:33pm Friday 28th August 2015

Ministers have deployed a new weapon to combat Islamic State (IS) - a dedicated Twitter feed.

EastEnders' boss slams 'snobbery' towards soaps

The Argus: EastEnders' boss slams 'snobbery' towards soaps

5:08pm Friday 28th August 2015

Speaking at the Edinburgh Television Festival, Dominic Treadwell-Collins said it was very easy to knock the soaps, but viewers would “keep coming back”.

People are convinced Caitlyn Jenner looks a lot like supermodel Cindy Crawford

The Argus: People are convinced Caitlyn Jenner looks a lot like supermodel Cindy Crawford

5:08pm Friday 28th August 2015

Maybe there’s a reason why.

'Huge inconsistencies' in Post Office currency rates

The Argus: Almost nine in 10 (87%) Post Office travel money customers choose to buy in branch rather than online

5:08pm Friday 28th August 2015

Customers face a postcode lottery when buying currency in their local Post Office, it has been claimed.

Unaccompanied child asylum seekers level rises 46%

The Argus: The migrants crisis has been described as "the worst since the Second World War"

4:58pm Friday 28th August 2015

The number of unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the UK has increased by almost half, official figures show.

Platini to leave UEFA in 2019 if he fails to land FIFA presidency

The Argus: Michel Platini will leave UEFA in 2019 if he fails to win the FIFA presidency

4:57pm Friday 28th August 2015

Michel Platini has announced he will step down as UEFA president in 2019 if he fails to win FIFA's top job in next year's election.

Why you need to start saving £28 a week for Christmas today

The Argus: It's time to start saving for those Christmas presents

4:48pm Friday 28th August 2015

Anyone hoping to avoid the annual financial crush of Christmas needs to start saving right now, a bank has warned.

Boxer Anthony Crolla will again bid to win the WBA title against Darleys Perez

The Argus: Anthony Crolla, pictured, battled to a draw in his first bout with Darleys Perez

4:48pm Friday 28th August 2015

Anthony Crolla has been given the chance to avenge his draw with WBA lightweight champion Darleys Perez after it was announced there would be a rematch between the pair later this year.

Keinhorst the Wembley odd man out for Challenge Cup finalists Leeds Rhinos

The Argus: Mitch Achurch will make his Wembley debut after getting the nod for a place on the Leeds bench

4:43pm Friday 28th August 2015

Jimmy Keinhorst was the unlucky player to miss out when Leeds coach Brian McDermott announced his line-up for the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final.

Dafne Schippers defends performance following 200m gold in Beijing

The Argus: Dafne Schippers stormed to the world 200m crown

4:34pm Friday 28th August 2015

Dafne Schippers insisted she was running clean after taking World Championship gold with a time that saw her become the third fastest woman over 200 metres in history.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson left to rue the "worst week" of her life

The Argus: Great Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson did not enjoy her time in Beijing

4:14pm Friday 28th August 2015

Katarina Johnson-Thompson was left to rue the "worst week" of her life after she followed her heptathlon nightmare by only managing 11th place in the long jump at the World Championships in Beijing.

Chelsea Pensioner jailed for sex assault on young woman

The Argus: Chelsea Pensioner Patrick Teegan was jailed for 12 months for sexually assaulting a young woman in his room

3:45pm Friday 28th August 2015

A Chelsea Pensioner was today jailed for 12 months for sexually assaulting a young woman in his room.

Salesman's 50p horse bet tops William Hill's longest odds wins list

The Argus: In 2008 Fred Cragg placed 50p on an eight-horse accumulator bet, collecting £1 million winnings when they all came in

3:37pm Friday 28th August 2015

A fertiliser salesman who became a millionaire off a 50p bet is perhaps the luckiest ever punter, according to William Hill.

Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear departure 'very sad': BBC Two chief

The Argus: The BBC Two controller highlighted "human frailty" as she expressed sadness over Jeremy Clarkson's departure from the flagship show

3:31pm Friday 28th August 2015

Jeremy Clarkson's controversial departure from Top Gear was "very, very sad", controller of BBC Two Kim Shillinglaw has said.

Neonatal unit in Cardiff closed over infection control concerns

The Argus: A neonatal unit in Cardiff has closed due to concerns over its infection control measures

3:31pm Friday 28th August 2015

A Cardiff neonatal unit has closed its doors due to concerns over "poor infection control measures", a health council has said.

Wet August brings curtain down on cooler-than-average summer

The Argus: Heavy rain in August has helped make the summer wetter than average

3:31pm Friday 28th August 2015

A cool and wet August has brought to an end a mixed summer of weather, according to meteorologists.

Boss Brendan Rodgers insists new arrivals have helped Reds regain their appetite

The Argus: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes his summer signings have altered the mentality within his squad.

3:10pm Friday 28th August 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes this summer's signings have given his side a hunger they lost last season.

Jose Mourinho won't discuss Chelsea's pursuit of John Stones

The Argus: John Stones has been the subject of summer interest from Chelsea

2:33pm Friday 28th August 2015

Jose Mourinho refused to comment on Chelsea's pursuit of John Stones after admitting the Premier League champions had practised their defending this week.

Armed police on stand-by at Paul Massey funeral in Salford

The Argus: A horse-drawn hearse carries the coffin of Paul Massey who was shot at his Salford home

2:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

Armed police were on stand-by today as hundreds gathered for the funeral of "Mr Big" security boss Paul Massey amid a simmering gang war.

Ex-Army chief urges Britons to back UK protection for Afghan interpreters

The Argus: General Sir Richard Dannatt says Britain has an obligation to the Afghan interpreters who served with the army

2:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

More people should support a petition calling on David Cameron to give all Afghan interpreters who served alongside UK forces protection, the former head of the Army has said.

Glasgow bin lorry crash driver Harry Clarke 'not lying or deceitful'

The Argus: Harry Clarke was driving a bin lorry when it veered out of control last December in Glasgow, killing six people

2:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

The driver of the bin lorry that killed six people in Glasgow just before Christmas did not set out to "inflict such unimaginable loss", an inquiry has heard on the day that it closed.

28 arrested after 'illegal immigrants' found in lorry at M25 service station

The Argus: Police at Cobham Services in Surrey where 27 suspected illegal immigrants were found inside a lorry (@bigwheeluk/Twitter/PA)

2:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

Police have arrested 27 suspected illegal immigrants who were found inside a lorry at a motorway service station.

Andrew Flintoff's new TV show 'not just about breaking people'

The Argus: Andrew Flintoff's new TV show 'not just about breaking people'

2:10pm Friday 28th August 2015

The former cricketer is presenting BBC Two’s six-part series Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week, which sees UK applicants taking on some of the world’s toughest army regimes.

Arsene Wenger wants video replays after Aaron Ramsey's disallowed Arsenal goal

The Argus: Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey appeals after his effort is disallowed for offside during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London.

2:08pm Friday 28th August 2015

Arsene Wenger has called for the introduction of video replays after Aaron Ramsey's wrongly disallowed goal in Arsenal's draw against Liverpool on Monday night.

Pink Floyd welcome home album's giant inflatable pig Algie

The Argus: Pink Floyd welcome home album's giant inflatable pig Algie

2:01pm Friday 28th August 2015

A picture of the floating pig became the cover of the band’s 1977 album Animals.

Peter Schmeichel slams Manchester United for handling of David de Gea saga

The Argus: David de Gea has not taken part in any of United's five games this season

1:59pm Friday 28th August 2015

Peter Schmeichel believes it is "an absolute joke" that Manchester United did not sort out the future of David de Gea before the start of the season.

Emma Watson unveils new hairdo at Madrid premiere

The Argus: Emma Watson unveils new hairdo at Madrid premiere

1:51pm Friday 28th August 2015

The former Harry Potter star unleashed a new hairdo at the Madrid premiere of Regression.

What does Andrew Scott really think about Sherlock's fans?

The Argus: What does Andrew Scott really think about Sherlock's fans?

1:41pm Friday 28th August 2015

The actor, who plays arch-nemesis Jim Moriarty, said he embraces Sherlock’s passionate fanbase.

Tough Europa League draw for Tottenham

The Argus: Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham face a long trip to Azerbaijan in the Europa League

1:11pm Friday 28th August 2015

Tottenham have been handed a daunting group in the Europa League including a long-haul trip to Azerbaijan.

Jose Fonte: Southampton players must take responsibility for Europa League exit

The Argus: Southampton captain Jose Fonte had an early header cleared off the line in defeat to FC Midtjylland

12:21pm Friday 28th August 2015

Jose Fonte insists Southampton's players must accept responsibility for their European exit - even if manager Ronald Koeman preferred to point the finger at the officials.

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: 7 things to know about Daniel Baldwin

The Argus: Celebrity Big Brother 2015: 7 things to know about Daniel Baldwin

12:19pm Friday 28th August 2015

We give you the lowdown on the latest Baldwin brother to enter the CBB house.

Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear departure 'very sad': BBC Two chief

The Argus: Jeremy Clarkson took a picture of a car and got Top Gear fans very excited

12:07pm Friday 28th August 2015

The controller of BBC Two Kim Shillinglaw said she is excited about the next series of the hit car show with new host Chris Evans, adding that it will be “really different”.

George Monbiot skins and cooks squirrel on Newsnight

The Argus: George Monbiot skins and cooks squirrel on Newsnight

11:58am Friday 28th August 2015

Viewers took to Twitter to express their surprise at the demonstration.

First look: Jeremy Renner reveals new Hawkeye outfit for Captain America: Civil War

The Argus: Avengers' Jeremy Renner unapologetic over Black Widow 'joke'

11:58am Friday 28th August 2015

The Avengers star shared a few teasers from the forthcoming third Captain America instalment.

Break Point star Jeremy Sisto: I never had a chance against co-star David Walton

The Argus: Break Point star Jeremy Sisto: I never had a chance against co-star David Walton

11:58am Friday 28th August 2015

The actors spent a lot of time on the court playing against each other in the tennis comedy.

Brendan Rodgers spends extra time getting Liverpool's balance just right

The Argus: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers' defensive work has already paid off this season

11:30am Friday 28th August 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits he has paid more attention to defensive matters this season but insists it will not compromise the team's attacking fluency.

BBC Two unveils four-part Barack Obama documentary

The Argus: BBC Two unveils four-part Barack Obama documentary

11:27am Friday 28th August 2015

The documentary, Obama, will tell the inside story of the US president’s greatest successes and failures.

Congratulations! Elementary star Lucy Liu is a new mum

The Argus: Congratulations! Elementary star Lucy Liu is a new mum

11:27am Friday 28th August 2015

The Charlie’s Angels actress has welcomed a baby son named Rockwell Lloyd.

US rapper Tyler, The Creator banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

The Argus: US rapper Tyler, The Creator banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

11:07am Friday 28th August 2015

The music star has attracted controversy over his explicit lyrics, which have drawn accusations of homophobia and misogyny.

US rapper Tyler banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

The Argus: Tyler, The Creator was due to perform at the Leeds and Reading festivals (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

11:05am Friday 28th August 2015

American rapper Tyler, The Creator has been banned from the UK by the Home Secretary.

Brian May vows legal action over badger cull extension

The Argus: Natural England has granted a four-year licence for badger culling in Dorset

11:05am Friday 28th August 2015

Rock musician Brian May has promised legal action over the Government's decision to extend the cull of badgers in the face of condemnation from animal rights groups.

Dick Advocaat understands why Sunderland owner is hesitant in transfer market

The Argus: Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat understands chairman Ellis Short's reluctance to spend in the transfer window

11:01am Friday 28th August 2015

Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat says he understands owner Ellis Short's reluctance to enter the transfer market after receiving scant return on his investment over recent seasons.

Is Adele FINALLY ready to release her third album?

The Argus: See Adele transformed into George Michael to celebrate her birthday

10:58am Friday 28th August 2015

Adele is rumoured to be ready to unveil her third album to the world.

5 Seconds Of Summer release new EP and fans go crazy

The Argus: 5 Seconds Of Summer release new EP and fans go crazy

10:47am Friday 28th August 2015

The latest EP from the Australian four-piece has gone down a treat with their UK fans.

Son Heung-min vows to shine for Tottenham Hotspur fans

The Argus: Tottenham have signed Son Heung-min from Bayer Leverkusen

10:36am Friday 28th August 2015

New Tottenham signing Son Heung-min has vowed to light up White Hart Lane after agreeing a five-year deal with the north London club.

Briton faces jail over conspiring to import methamphetamine into US

The Argus: Scott Stammers was arrested in Thailand in September 2013

10:33am Friday 28th August 2015

A British man could face life in jail after pleading guilty to conspiring to import 100 kilos of North Korean-produced methamphetamine into the United States.

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