TV veteran Noel Edmonds might be used to be being in the spotlight, but he looks set to be outshone by a new rising star: his store mannequin. The Deal or No Deal presenter drives around London with a mannequin in the back seat of his black cab, as you do, to stop people flagging him down. The Daily Star reports that Candice, who is dressed by Noel’s wife Liz, has now become something of a celebrity in her own right. The shop dummy has 18,000 Twitter followers and has received offers from fashion houses, record labels and retail outlets.
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REDMOND, WASHINGTON — Microsoft Corp gave the world the first look at its new game console on Tuesday, hoping the Xbox One will attract existing video game fans while also becoming a hub for living room entertainment. The third-generation Microsoft console, coming eight years after the Xbox 360, was unveiled by games unit chief Don Mattrick at an event at the software company’s campus near Seattle. The Xbox One is an “ultimate all-in-one entertainment system,” Mattrick said.
British workers are feeling less secure and more pressured at work than at any time in the past 20 years, with pay cuts and diminished control over their jobs among the biggest concerns, according to a national survey of employees’ wellbeing. More than 3,000 workers aged between 20 and 60 were interviewed in 2012 for the latest in a six-yearly Skills and Employment survey, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. The first findings from the survey reveal increased insecurity and fear among all types of employees, with those in the ...
FIELDS OF TRENZALORE The long-whispered resting place of the Doctor is the centerpiece for the seventh season finale, which causes all manner of criss-crossing timestream chaos. It was always going to be a weird season of Doctor Who. Longtime companions were leaving and a new companion was coming in. Showrunner Steven Moffat had turned seasons 5 and 6 of Who into interlocking mythologies, with episodes doubling as puzzle pieces. The larger picture kept changing, but not Moffat’s plan to piece them all together.
If there is a 9% gap between the numbers of women on TV (39%) and the female workforce (48%), might it be that the very low percentage of women over 50 on screen corresponds to a similarly low figure of women over 50 in the TV workforce as a whole (Report, 16 May)? In other words, where male executives prevail they are more likely to appoint men – and the fact is that there are fewer women at senior level aged over 50. • There is another, rather more frivolous, side to the disgraceful position of older women on telly.
Bangladesh has re-opened hundreds of garment factories, just days after closing them. The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association called for the re-openings Friday. The closings this week were prompted by worker protests over low pay and poor working conditions sparked by the country’s worst industrial accident. In response to workers’ demands, the Bangladeshi government has approved labor law changes, making it easier for workers to form unions. The government also has set up a panel to think about garment worker salary raises.
Asda boss Andy Clarke believes the supermarket has regained the trust of its customers following the horsemeat scandal, when horse DNA and the veterinary drug bute was found in its products. He said: “It’s fair to state trust was dented. There was some marginal sales impact initially, but we have seen that recover. We are back to where we were.” His comments came as the UK’s second biggest supermarket revealed that sales in the 14 weeks to April 12 were up 1.3%. The figures include extra revenue from increased prices.
BABY YOU’RE A FIREWORK “Come on, Candice, lemme simulate tomorrow’s confetti shower.” –crafty Idol producers Kree Harrison and Candice Glover sang their hearts — and guts! — out during Wednesday’s hour-long performance finale in three rounds: Simon Fuller’s Pick, Coronation Single, and Repeat of a Favorite Performance. Candice, who certainly Has Something if you catch my drift, completed things out with a raging showstopper. Aw, Kree. I state that 1) because I cannot believe I’m going to have to stop typing such a fun nonsense word — “Kree” — so often after tonight, and 2) because WHY WOULD SHE CHOOSE ...
What we know about BBC Stoke presenter who went on air after a few drinks – and sounded it Age: Old enough to know better. Appearance: Knows better. Does it anyway. Hold up. Who? BBC Radio Stoke presenter Paula White. Never heard of her. Is she famous? In Stoke? Not really. Elsewhere? Not at all. But? But she is a lot more famous now than she was last Friday. Oh dear. What happened last Friday? She got sloshed. At lunchtime. Just before she was due to go on air for her final show in a slot she had presented for ...
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Washington Monday to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama for speaks expected to focus on Syria. Mr. Cameron’s visit to the U.S. follows a meeting Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss a political transition to end the war in Syria. The United States and Russia want to organize an international conference in Geneva to press President Bashar al-Assad and rebels fighting to oust him to engage in peace talks. The Syrian government has not responded to that request.