JEREMY Clarkson and Nigella Lawson have led the celebrities offering support to students on A-level results day. Stars have urged crest-fallen youngsters to stay positive as millions around the country eagerly rip open their results envelopes today. Each August celebs flock to Twitter to share word of encouragement by pointing out their trajectory to stardom despite poor academic results. Today was no exception with former Top Gear host Clarkson kicking off this morning. He told young followers: “Don’t worry if your A level grades aren’t any good. I got a C and 2 Us. And I’m sitting here deciding which of my Range Rovers to use today.” TV chef Nigella Lawson also whipped up some soothing words for students. She posted: “Very tense thinking of everyone waiting for A Level results today. So stressful for everyone, those who sat the exams and their parents.” James McVey, guitarist with band The Vamps, sent his thoughts out to pupils by tweeting: … [Read more...] about Jeremy Clarkson, Nigella Lawson and Olympian Samantha Queklead celebs offering support on A level results day
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TOP Gear is known for its daredevil stunts and flashy cars - but it also drives a good bargain in terms of salary. Here's everything you need to know about how much the hosts earn now that Matt Leblanc is quitting the show... What is Matt LeBlanc's Top Gear salary? Matt LeBlanc reportedly earns a salary of £1 million a year on Top Gear- half of what Chris Evans was earning. In 2017 the BBC published an earnings report which detailed their highest paid presenters and actors. However Matt was omitted from this list due to the fact that he is payed by the foreign commercial arm of the corporation - BBC Worldwide which makes money from selling programmes to other countries. Radio 2 host Chris Evans was listed as earning £2,220,000-£2,249,999 but this excluded his earnings from BBC worldwide which partly funds Top Gear. How much did Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond earn on Top Gear? Jeremy Clarkson reportedly earned £1 million a year as the host of Top Gear. However … [Read more...] about What is Matt LeBlanc’s Top Gear salary, how much do the hosts earn and do guests get paid?
TOP Gear viewers were left stunned tonight after Chris Harris and Eddie Jordan cheated death when their £50,000 Renault sportscar burst into flames. The disaster was caught on camera and shocked viewers jokingly asked whether accident-prone former host Richard Hammond was back on the show. The pair were tackling a stage of the Monte Carlo Rally in Monaco for Top Gear when the vehicle caught on fire seconds after an engine warning light came on. Chris was driving the Alpine A110 around part of the course along with four other cars with Eddie in the passenger seat. The pair stopped the smoking vehicle as a warning light popped up on the dashboard and they feared the engine was overheating. They got out and walked away and just seconds later the supercar went up in flames. The huge fire destroyed the luxury roadster in just four minutes and it was reduced to a charred wreck. After showing the fire on the show, the presenter told host Matt Le Blanc about his lucky escape and … [Read more...] about Top Gear viewers stunned as Chris Harris and Eddie Jordan cheat death after their £50,000 Renault sportscar burst into flames
THE iconic Top Gear test track is finally set to be bulldozed and turned into a massive housing estate. The move, which has been in the pipeline for some time, has finally been given the official go ahead after the Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid personally approved the move which will see 1,800 new homes built on the site. The Top Gear track at Dunsfold Aerodrome is to be bulldozed and turned into a housing estate The site could also be home to shops, schools and churches which has been an integral part of the popular BBC motoring show since the long-running series was revitalised in 2001. The aerodrome in Surrey could also get a new name - Dunsford Park. Leader of the local Council, Councillor Julia Potts, said: "I am delighted that the Secretary of State has granted planning permission as this development will provide significant benefits to the local community, of the 1800 new homes 540 will be affordable. "The development will also create over 1,000 new jobs … [Read more...] about Top Gear race track to be demolished and turned into homes as planning application gets green light
0 Comments Matt LeBlanc: Not our thing to insult countries during Top Gear trips abroad BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Top Gear host Matt LeBlanc has suggested the current presenting team takes a different approach to their predecessors when working abroad. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/matt-leblanc-not-our-thing-to-insult-countries-during-top-gear-trips-abroad-36613203.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/article36613201.ece/3d459/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_d7fcef46-ed76-4a5d-b638-8f9dd2e7ae65_1 Email Top Gear host Matt LeBlanc has suggested the current presenting team takes a different approach to their predecessors when working abroad. The former Friends star, 50, said it was “not our thing” to put places down when they visit for filming in a veiled hint at past international controversies when Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond worked on the motoring show. He told the Press Association: “We go … [Read more...] about Matt LeBlanc: Not our thing to insult countries during Top Gear trips abroad