Life by Press Association August 28, 2018, 2:14 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter South Korean boyband BTS are on track to land a single in the UK Top 40 for the first time. Their single Idol is currently in 13th position on the singles chart, according to the Official Charts Company. The K-pop stars are celebrating breaking Taylor Swift’s record for the biggest music video debut on YouTube. Their video for Idol was viewed more than 45 million times in the first 24 hours of its release on Friday, surpassing Swift’s Look What You Made Me Do, which earned 43.2 million views in 2017. As of mid-Monday, the Idol video had been viewed more than 90 million times. Idol is a single from their latest album, Love Yourself: Answer, which was released on Friday, and the digital album contains an alternative version of Idol which features American rapper Nicki Minaj. The South Korean band – consisting of V, Jimin, Jin, … [Read more...] about South Korean band BTS to follow YouTube music video record with UK chart news?
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UK's World Cup final TV ratings lowest on record BelfastTelegraph.co.uk France's victory over Croatia attracted the smallest UK TV audience for a World Cup final since current records began. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/news/uks-world-cup-final-tv-ratings-lowest-on-record-37124789.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/article37124788.ece/ecc8a/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-07-17_new_42548174_I1.JPG Email France's victory over Croatia attracted the smallest UK TV audience for a World Cup final since current records began. An average 11.4 million people watched from kick-off to final whistle, according to overnight ratings - 8.6 million on BBC One and 2.8 million on ITV. The figure is almost half the number who saw France last win the World Cup in 1998. Some 22.2million watched that match, the biggest UK audience for a World Cup final since comparable records began in 1981. Ratings for this year's final could have been hit by the warm weather and … [Read more...] about UK’s World Cup final TV ratings lowest on record
AMAZON'S latest effort to take control of your living room is the Fire TV Cube, a telly box that you can speak to. It basically combines the Alexa-powered Amazon Echo speaker and the Amazon Fire TV set-top box into a single device. But is it coming to the UK? Here's what we know... What is the Amazon Fire TV Cube? If you've yet to invest in any Amazon smart home tech, the Fire TV Cube is designed to be an easy way in. Rather than having to fork out for a Fire TV and an Echo speaker, you can just buy one gadget – and save clogging up your TV table. Simply plug your Cube into a television, and you'll be able to watch all the usual Fire TV content, including Amazon Video and Netflix. But the really cool feature its that it has Alexa built in – that's Amazon's voice-controlled virtual assistant. How does the Amazon Fire TV Cube work? You can use the Fire TV Cube's version of Alexa just like any other Alexa device. So you can ask her about the news or weather, set alarms, and … [Read more...] about Amazon Fire TV Cube REVEALED – specs, release date and UK launch news
Afghan interpreters, who worked with British troops fighting the Taliban, will be allowed to stay in the UK for free, home secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed after it emerged they could face deportation. More than 150 interpreters who served on the front line in Helmand Province were granted sanctuary in the UK in 2012 under a five-year visa set to expire next year. But in a letter sent to the Home Office earlier this week they said they faced being sent back to Afghanistan unless they paid the £2,389 fee to apply for indefinite right to remain in the UK. In one of hist first decisions following his appointment to replace Amber Rudd at the Home Office, Mr Javid said the fees will be waived to allow them to stay. Read more Ukip general secretary compares his party to the 'Black Death' Ten things we have learnt from the local election results Corbyn says Labour ‘ready for election' despite missing London targets Tories snatch key target Barnet Council from … [Read more...] about Afghan interpreters who served with British army able to stay in UK for free, says Sajid Javid
0 Post a comment Sunday, 18 March 2018 - Events by Cambrian News reporter @CambrianNews [email protected] WORLD class cyclists will be battling it out amongst some of the UK’s finest scenery as an international bike race comes to Gwynedd. The OVO Energy Women’s Tour will visit Wales for the first time as the final stage of the UCI Women’s WorldTour event starts in Dolgellau on Sunday, 17 June.In recent years, north Wales has hosted the men’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain on four occasions, but this year will mark the first time that the world’s top female riders have had the chance to race in the area.The race was awarded UCI Women’s WorldTour status in 2016, meaning that it is part of the top-level series of international races. All of the top women’s teams will therefore take part.Minister for culture, tourism and sport Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas, who is also AM for Dwyfor Meirionnydd, said: “I’m delighted that … [Read more...] about World’s top female cyclists to race from Dolgellau