PUBLISHED: 09:49 24 January 2018 | UPDATED: 09:54 24 January 2018 King's Lynn Stars' 2018 fixtures have been released. Picture: Ian Burt King’s Lynn will launch their 2018 season by going up for the cup. And they will face one of the favourites for Premiership glory when rivals Leicester, including Grand Prix superstar Martin Vaculik and experienced Dane Hans Andersen, visit the Norfolk Arena on Wednesday April 4. It will be the second leg of the Knockout Cup tie with the first leg at Leicester 48 hours earlier, April 2. And Dale Allitt’s men hit the road for their opening Premiership meeting when they go to Belle Vue, who include British star Craig Cook. Their first home league outing is on April 11 against last season’s league runners-up Wolverhampton. Stars racer Lewis Kerr, who is back with the club this season, can’t wait to get started. “It feels great to be back at King’s Lynn and I can’t wait for the season to start now,” he … [Read more...] about King’s Lynn Stars release fixtures for 2018 speedway season
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Celebrity Big Brother 2018 kicked off last week with an all-female line-up of eight housemates. The first batch, who entered the house on Tuesday, were all women to mark the centenary of the female vote in 1918. However, eight male contestants joined the eight females who were already in the CBB house on Friday night. So here's our list of all the CBB 2018 contestants. Ann Widdecombe Controversial ex Tory MP Ann Widdecombe was the first to enter the Celebrity Big Brother house. Sources exclusively revealed to the Mirror Online that the 70-year-old would be stepping into the house this evening after a last minute signing. Known for her controversial and divisive opinions, the former Tory politician is pro Brexit and has made it clear she isn't a fan of reality stars. During her time in parliament she opposed the legality of abortion, inflamed the LGBT community after voting against lowering the age of consent and gave her support for the re-introduction of the death penalty. She … [Read more...] about Who is in Celebrity Big Brother 2018 line-up? Meet all the contestants in the CBB house now the males have joined
PLANNING a holiday now is the perfect way to beat the back-to-work blues.But you don’t have to go overseas to get your fix.Staycation searches and bookings for the UK were up almost 25 per cent last year compared to 2016, says travel marketing firm Sojern.Here we ask EMMA COLTHURST, of travelsupermarket.com, for her tips on how to enjoy a UK break on a budget.Try to avoid peak times. Clearly, if you do not have school-age children, travelling outside school holidays will work out a lot cheaper. But also try to avoid bank holidays and look for out-of-season bargains during the autumn and winter months. And dodge times where there is a big event at your destination.Self-cater. Opting for this rather than staying in a B&B or hotel can save you loads of money. Websites worth checking out for deals include cottages.com, holidaylettings.co.uk and ruralretreats.co.uk.Look for deals on days out and at attractions. Loyalty cards, online money saving and sites such as vouchercloud.com … [Read more...] about From self-catering to deals on attractions, we share tips for how to plan a budget holiday to beat the back-the-work blues — plus find out how to get our Holidays From £9.50
ERIN McGregor is being tipped to win Dancing with the Stars by her dad, who insists: “She’s the one to watch.”Tony McGregor is confident his fitness model daughter will take the show by storm when it launches next month.The older sister of MMA sensation Conor has signed up for the hit RTE reality show, alongside celebs including Deirdre O’Kane, Marty Morrissey and Anna Geary.Ex-bodybuilder Erin was recently targeted by online trolls after she was confirmed for the show — but hit back and vowed to ignore the haters.She boldly wrote on Instagram: “When opportunity knocks… what would u do? When they say you are a nobody… RISE UP!!“For all my supporters thank you, thank you for helping me get back out there and try something I love so much!“Be strong, be brave, live your best life.“@dwtsirl Dancing With The Stars thank you for this opportunity!! Hitting the screens the 7th January.”And Erin later added: “A very … [Read more...] about Erin McGregor is ‘the one to watch’ in this season’s Dancing with the Stars insists dad Tony
A NINE-year-old girl sacrificed a stocking full of presents - so she could help give a "smiley" homeless man a roof over his head this Christmas.Sweet Milly Cleaver asked mum Corina to donate her £200 gift money to a rough sleeper named Freddie after befriending him outside their local supermarket.But her generous act didn't stop there as little Milly launched a campaign encouraging others to help find her new friend Freddie a home for the festive season."It's just in her nature to be generous," said Corina from Milton Keynes."She turned to me and said how smiley he was. She said 'he's out in the freezing cold and he is still smiling and saying hello to me.'"So we handed over £200 and the smile on his face said it all."I couldn't be more proud of my Milly."I'm going to spoil her even more for Christmas now."Freddie has been living on the streets ever since he returned from caring for his sick mother in Ghana last year.During this time he left his flat in MK … [Read more...] about Mum’s pride after girl, 9, asks her to give £200 to ‘smiley’ homeless man instead of giving her Christmas presents
PAUL Ryan is the current Republican Speaker of the US House of Representatives.It was widely predicted that he was unlikely to retain his position as the 54th speaker after Donald Trump's huge victory over Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton.He said he will seek re-election, but as it seems he will not need to, as a spokesman confirmed he will remain in the position.Making his first public comments since Trump’s upset victory, Ryan himself said: “We had great conversations about how we would work together on the transition.”Ryan has been speaker for a year after his predecessor, John Boehner, retired.He has a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from Miami University.He was first elected to the House in 1998 as the second youngest member.Since then he has been re-elected eight times and never received less than 55 per cent of the vote.Usually speakers run for two year terms.The 46-year-old from Janesville, Wisconsin was his party's 2012 vice … [Read more...] about Who is Paul Ryan and will he remain Speaker of the House now Donald Trump is President?
THE time has finally arrived, the finale of American Horror Story: Roanoke.But with only an hour remaining in the most puzzling season yet, will Ryan Murphy be able to wrap up all the mysteries? We have all the details you need ahead of the finale.Catch the finale tonight at 10pm on Fox.If you miss it (or just want to watch it again to try to make sense of it all), it will be repeated on Wednesday 23 November at 10pm.Without wanting to reveal too much, the finale is explosive (literally).As we know, the real Lee is the only survivor of the Roanoke house and Lana Winters returns to the show to interview Lee about her experience.MovieNewsGuide says that the finale will have "one final unbelievable twist".Speaking to the Express , Ryan Murphy teased: “(The twist) takes you into another world and the stakes are really, really, really high."Things that you thought to be true about people are revealed to not be true.”To recap what has happened in the … [Read more...] about What time is American Horror Story: Roanoke on Fox tonight, what happens in the finale and when does season 8 start?
He has won five of this season's nine World Cup races and is the reigning world champion. Once again, Felix Loch has confirmed that he is luge's most consistent performer. Loch took the World Cup title last year, and triumphed 12 months before that. In 2010 in Vancouver the 25-year-old German won Olympic gold. But things aren't always so simple - as he found out at the start of this season in Lillehammer when he finished third. A small mistake on his second run cost him victory. The experience confirmed what Loch has always said: "My competitors wait for me to make the slightest mistake." The 'cool dog' A week later in Innsbruck he was back to the "old" Felix. A concentrated performance in both races gave him victory. That says a lot about Germany's top luger: He doesn't tend to falter, instead he stays relaxed, and takes an analytical approach to his mistakes. As Germany's most successful luger of all time, Georg Hackl, puts it, "It's amazing how cool the dog is." Hackl has known … [Read more...] about Fast Felix: the logical choice for Olympic gold
The 16-member euro zone might still be in the grip of a severe economic slump, but signs have emerged that the downturn that has engulfed the currency bloc in recent months could be reaching its low point. The latest batch of evidence that the round of hefty global interest rate cuts, falling oil prices and government stimulus packages are helping to raise hopes of an economic pickup later in the year came Friday, Jan. 23, with the release of two key euro-zone indicators. Better times ahead? The purchasing managers' indices (PMIs) for the euro zone's manufacturing and service sectors posted surprise increases in January. Additionally, Belgium's key economic sentiment indicator rose slightly this month, ending four months of steep falls. Analysts had forecast a decline in the indicator. Euro zone countries are in it together -- for better or worse "Was this the bottom?" asked ING economist Carsten Brzeski following the release of the PMIs, which came amid the release of a … [Read more...] about Some Analysts Believe Europe at an Economic Turning Point
With the casualty rate in the worst-hit regions of southern India and Sri Lanka rising by the hour, European governments and agencies set up crisis centres and hotlines. They also offered help to the countries swept by the giant tsunamis sparked by a huge earthquake off Indonesia, as they prepared to send planes to bring their citizens home. Phuket Gazette, said that 66 people, including 20 foreign nationals, were reported dead on the Thai resort island of Phuket, a further 22 were missing and 691 injured, according to Kawee Sukunthamath chief of the Phuket Office of Disaster Prevention and Management. A street in Phuket is littered with damaged vehicles and debris A spokeswoman for Patong Hospital, close to the western side of Phuket where the wave hit, said they had more than 50 bodies at the hospital and were treating around 400 people, many of them foreigners. Authorities in the low-lying Maldives Islands, a popular holiday destination which was hard hit by the … [Read more...] about Fears For Thousands of Tourists in Tidal Wave Zone