GOOD Morning Britain would not be complete without an update on the weather - and Laura Tobin is the go-to-girl for that. Here's the lowdown on the ITV weather presenter, who began her career at the Met office. Who is Laura Tobin? Laura Tobin is a meteorologist and TV presenter who does the weather segment on Good Morning Britain. The 39-year-old, from Northampton, previously worked for the BBC but moved in 2012 to ITV's morning show Daybreak, which then became GMB. She began her career working for the Met Office and moved to BBC Radio Wales before doing aeronautical meteorology reports at RAF Brize Norton and via the British Forces Broadcasting Service. After that she joined the BBC Weather Centre in 2007 and worked on BBC News, BBC World News and BBC Radio 5 Live, as well as presented the weather on BBC News At One. Then she moved to ITV for Daybreak for 2012 and Good Morning Britain in 2014, where she has remained ever since. Laura has also appeared on … [Read more...] about Who is Laura Tobin and who’s her husband Dean Brown?
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A gaffe during today's BBC Breakfast saw Sally Nugent joking that Little Mix had found a fourth member. Mum-to-be Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall called into the studio from their homes today as they chatted about operating as a three, Leigh-Anne's baby joy with Andre Gray and their new single, Confetti. The girls became a trio late last year when Jesy Nelson announced she was stepping back from the band. They were chatting away to Sally and Ben Thompson when all of a sudden Jade was replaced on her screen by mathematician Bobby Seagull. "I don't know if any of you noticed, but for a short time there Little Mix did have a new member," Sally laughed. "Did you notice that? Mr Bobby Seagull popped up at one point in the middle of Little Mix." And Bobby's up for it, joking: "Bring in someone who loves numbers as well… Little Mix, I'm here!" He tweeted the clip after, writing: "That feeling when you accidentally become the latest member of … [Read more...] about Little Mix ‘find new member’ jokes Sally Nugent after live BBC Breakfast gaffe
STRICTLY Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman is almost unrecognisable in a clip dug up by the BBC's archive. The Corporation dusted off the clip from its vaults from 1996, when the presenter was just 24. Claudia appeared as a "Chat Up Connoisseur" on Good Morning With Anne and Nick. On the show, a long-running rival to This Morning , she gave some tips to host Nick Owen - with co-host Anne Diamond nowhere to be seen. In the clip, posted by the BBC on Twitter, Claudia insisted she "hardly ever" got approached by men, but added: "I get very excited when I do." She explained: "Eye contact. It's all eye contact but it can be terrifying. You can be sitting at the other side of the bar making eye contact for an hour and a half and then he'll leave. "They might instigate it - if I girl comes up to a guy saying 'do you want a light?' she's got four boxes of matches in her bag. "She does not want a match, she wants something else. Boys are so sweet and I don't think they … [Read more...] about Strictly’s Claudia Winkleman almost unrecognisable as she reveals flirting tips in old BBC clip
Line of Duty actor Adrian Dunbar is back on the telly soon, in his first role since the series six finale which divided loyal viewers. The Ted Hastings actor will play himself in a twist, as he takes on BBC hit Inside No. 9. While little has been revealed about the new role, the fan favourite will star as himself, actor Adrian Dunbar, in a sketch about filming on location. Show creator Steve Pemberton revealed the news on Lorraine on Thursday, detailing the plot while not revealing too much. He said that Adrian's character, himself, will be struggling with on-location life, and will attempt to use somebody else's house as a green room. Fans of the actor, and the show, will no doubt be tuning into the episode when it airs - while a date for this particular episode has yet to be confirmed. Steve said of the casting: "Adrian Dunbar is playing a very talented actor called Adrian Dunbar. "We basically wrote an episode which is all about how boring it is to be filming on … [Read more...] about Line of Duty’s Adrian Dunbar plays himself in first TV role since finale
Joe Biden's top foreign envoy today boosted hopes of a US-UK trade deal. A transatlantic trade pact is a key goal of Boris Johnson's post-Brexit plan to boost the economy. But efforts so far have stalled – and a bid for an agreement with Donald Trump's White House flopped before he was ousted from office. Asked about a pact, Secretary of State Antony Blinken fuelled hopes a deal between America and Britain could be revived. He said: “I am, I was, hopefully very positive because there is no closer relationship. "And as we are grappling with problems, challenges, opportunities around the world, I find from my many conversations, many engagements with my counterpart Dominic Raab – also getting a chance to spend some time with the Prime Minister yesterday – that our two countries are profoundly in sync. "And that makes a big difference.” Speaking following a meeting of G7 foreign ministers in London, he told the BBC: “As for a trade agreement, what we are doing now is … [Read more...] about UK-US trade deal hopes revived – but Joe Biden’s envoy warns it will ‘take time’