Press Association 2014 LATEST

James: Strictly 'mauling' of Mills

Hereford Times: Scott Mills and Joanne Clifton got a low score for their American Smooth

11:12am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Greg James has stood up for his Radio 1 colleague Scott Mills, who he reckons has been on the receiving end of an "unfair mauling" on Strictly Come Dancing.

Bale to miss Liverpool clash

Hereford Times: Gareth Bale will be missing when Real Madrid take on Liverpool on Wednesday night

11:09am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Gareth Bale has been left out of Real Madrid's squad for Wednesday's Champions League clash against Liverpool as the Wales international battles a muscle injury.

BCCI to begin legal action

Hereford Times: The West Indies Cricket Board announced on Friday that its tour of India had been cancelled due to a pay dispute with the players

11:05am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The Board of Control for Cricket in India will begin legal proceedings against the West Indies Cricket Board following the cancellation of the latter's tour and have also suspended all bilateral tours between the two sides.

Kym Marsh moves in with Dan Hooper

Hereford Times: Kym Marsh says she couldn't be happier after finding love with Dan Hooper

11:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Kym Marsh has revealed she and new boyfriend Dan Hooper are considering surrogacy as she is unable to have another baby herself.

Shia LaBeouf's dark role models

Hereford Times: Shia LeBeouf has revealed he is drawn to dark role models because of his dad

11:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Shia LaBeouf has revealed how he looks to "darker" character actors such as Gary Oldman, Sean Penn and Joaquin Phoenix as role models, because they remind him of his father.

Tulisa reveals new single title

Hereford Times: Tulisa Contostavlos shows off her sexy side while announcing her new single Living Without You

11:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Tulisa Contostavlos has announced she will release a new single Living Without You.

Cumberbatch's wax figure unveiled

Hereford Times: The new wax figure of Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is launched at Madame Tussauds in London

11:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch is starring in another Imitation Game - as his likeness was unveiled at Madame Tussauds.

Cheryl: Cowell calls me at 3am

Hereford Times: Simon Cowell calls Cheryl Fernandez-Versini in the middle of the night to discuss The X Factor (Syco/Thames TV)

11:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has revealed The X Factor is keeping her awake at night - because Simon Cowell calls her at all hours to discuss the show.

Review over IRA sex abuse claims

Hereford Times: Mairia Cahill says she was interrogated by the IRA after she claimed she was abused by a member of the terror group

10:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Three criminal cases linked to the alleged rape of a Belfast woman who insists the republican movement covered up her claims are to be independently reviewed, the Public Prosecution Service has announced.

Blow to Osborne as deficit grows

Hereford Times: The widening deficit will make it harder for Chancellor George Osborne to offer pre-election giveaways, according to economists

10:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

George Osborne suffered a fresh blow today as the six-year squeeze on earnings growth was blamed for the latest official figures showing a widening hole in the public finances.

Record number of exams re-graded

Hereford Times: Schools have expressed increasing concern about exam grades not reflecting students' abilities

10:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Record numbers of A-level and GCSE grades were changed this year, amid growing concerns among schools about marking.

Mixed reaction to cash-for-sex ban

Hereford Times: The Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill was tabled before the Assembly by Democratic Unionist peer Lord Morrow

10:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A landmark ban on paying for sex in Northern Ireland has been hailed by Christian groups but denounced by prostitutes' representatives.

Travis suspended sentence backed

Hereford Times: Dave Lee Travis's sentence was not unduly lenient, according to the Attorney General

9:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Disgraced DJ Dave Lee Travis's three-month suspended sentence for indecent assault was "neither wrong in principle nor unduly lenient", the Attorney General has found.

Proteas see of Black Caps in opener

Hereford Times: AB de Villiers guided South Africa to victory in the first ODI against New Zealand

8:36am Tuesday 21st October 2014

South Africa captain AB de Villiers led from the front with an unbeaten 89 as the Proteas claimed a six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the opening one-day international at Mount Maunganui.

Rise in Eurostar passenger numbers

Hereford Times: The number of passengers using Eurostar services through the Channel Tunnel has risen

8:03am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The number of passengers taking Eurostar services through the Channel Tunnel increased this summer.

Clarke warns PM over EU 'bigotry'

Hereford Times: Ken Clarke has accused 'noisy right-wing' Conservatives of trying to drive the Prime Minister into a position that would make it impossible for Britain to remain in the EU

8:03am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Veteran pro-Europe Tory Ken Clarke has issued a warning to David Cameron not to pander to "ignorance and bigotry" in an attempt to counter the electoral threat of Ukip.

Graham to lead England out

Hereford Times: James Graham, pictured, will captain England in the absence of the injured Sean O'Loughlin

7:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

James Graham will lead England in the opening match of the Four Nations Series against Samoa in Brisbane on Saturday after newly-appointed captain Sean O'Loughlin was ruled out through injury.

Delivery woes for online shoppers

Hereford Times: Online shoppers have experienced delivery problems

7:37am Tuesday 21st October 2014

One in four online shoppers has experienced a problem with a delivery in the last year, new research reveals.

Experts to assist fan ownership

Hereford Times: Helen Grant has stressed the importance of fans having a say in how their club is run

7:32am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The Government is to set up a group of experts aimed at making it easier for fans to run football clubs.

Fernandinho staring into the void

Hereford Times: Fernandinho does not think Manchester City gain an advantage from playing behind closed doors in Moscow

7:32am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Fernandinho claims playing in an empty stadium in Moscow is of no benefit to Manchester City's Champions League quest.

Mourinho focused on Maribor

Hereford Times: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is focused on Maribor, not Manchester United

7:32am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Jose Mourinho is thinking only of Maribor - and not Manchester United - a s Chelsea embark on an important week.

Swift leads tributes to de la Renta

Hereford Times: Designer Oscar de la Renta has died at 82

4:34am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Taylor Swift, Naomi Campbell and Zoe Saldana are among the stars who have led tributes to fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.

New iPhones ring tills for Apple

Hereford Times: The new iPhone 6, left, and 6 Plus have helped Apple make a £5.3bn final quarter profit for 2014

12:35am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The record-breaking launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus means that technology giant Apple has reported net profit of 8.5 billion dollars (£5.3bn) for the final quarter of 2014.

Cancer nurse numbers 'reach peak'

Hereford Times: Macmillan has warned against complacency after research showed that around one in 10 people with cancer in England had not been assigned a cancer nurse

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The number of specialist adult cancer nurses in England has reached an all-time high, with more than 3,000 posts in the NHS, newly released figures show.

Delevingne makes young rich list

Hereford Times: Cara Delevingne in the Topshop catwalk show during London Fashion Week earlier this year.

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Model turned actress Cara Delevingne has become the highest new entry in an annual list of wealthy young stars.

Salisbury on top 10 cities list

Hereford Times: Salisbury in Wiltshire takes its place in among the best cities to visit in 2015

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Historic Salisbury has made it into a top 10 world cities' list chosen by travel guide Lonely Planet.

UK drones to gather IS intelligence

Hereford Times: An RAF Reaper UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle). The drones are flying missions over Syria

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

British aircraft are to fly missions over Syria to gather intelligence on the terrorist threat from Islamic State (IS), it has been announced.

Ombudsman critical over on-the-runs

Hereford Times: Michael Maguire, Northern Ireland's police ombudsman

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Police in Northern Ireland can offer no satisfactory explanation for why they reviewed the cases of 36 republican terror fugitives whose status was changed from wanted to not wanted, a watchdog has found.

Greening to visit Sierra Leone

Hereford Times: International Development secretary Justine Greening talking to medics from Catterick-based 35 Squadron from 5 Medical Regiment before they depart from RAF Brize Norton (MoD/PA)

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

International Development Secretary Justine Greening is joining British troops heading to Sierra Leone to help with the fight against Ebola.

Travel misery as storm blows in

Hereford Times: File pictures of City workers walking along London Bridge toward the station during a rain shower.

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo have blown into Britain, causing rush-hour travel misery for road, rail and air travellers.

Pistorius jailed for five years

Hereford Times: Oscar Pistorius sits in court in Pretoria as he is sentenced for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp (AP)

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead on Valentine's Day last year.

Kate to welcome Singapore president

Hereford Times: The Duchess of Cambridge will join the royal party

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The Duchess of Cambridge will ride in a carriage procession to Buckingham Palace today as part of the state visit by the president of Singapore.

Spinal surgery breakthrough hailed

Hereford Times: Darek Fidyka (right) who was completely paralysed from the waist down and is now able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man completely paralysed from the waist down after his spinal cord was sliced in half in a stabbing attack is able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery.

Ad campaign targets benefit cheats

Hereford Times: The campaign appeals to the public to call the benefit fraud hotline if they suspect someone is claiming benefits illegally

12:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The Government is launching an advertising campaign targeted at nearly 50 towns and cities to urge claimants to report changes in their circumstances or risk a jail sentence.

Christmas words from the stars

Hereford Times: Joanna Lumley has given her voice to an album of seasonal poetry set to classical music, called Christmas Words For You

12:03am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Joanna Lumley and Jim Broadbent are among the stars hoping to take the words of Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Blake and Betjeman into the album charts.

Nesbitt: Hobbit role 'frustrating'

Hereford Times: James Nesbitt found working on The Hobbit frustrating

12:03am Tuesday 21st October 2014

James Nesbitt has admitted that it was "frustrating" working on The Hobbit.

Delevingne makes young rich list

Hereford Times: Cara Delevingne has entered Heat magazine's rich list of under 30s

12:03am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Cara Delevingne has become the highest new entry in an annual list of wealthy young stars.

Van Gaal: We can catch Chelsea

Hereford Times: Louis van Gaal is bullish about his side's title chances

11:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United can still close the gap to Chelsea at the top of the Barclays Premier League.

McIlroy to swap course for court

Hereford Times: A court appearance beckons for Rory McIlroy early next year

11:14pm Monday 20th October 2014

World number one Rory McIlroy faces a break from the sport as a Dublin courtroom is poised to take centre stage rather than a golf course early next year.

Taarabt hits back at Redknapp

Hereford Times: Adel Taarabt, pictured, has hit back at QPR manager Harry Redknapp

11:05pm Monday 20th October 2014

QPR forward Adel Taarabt has hit back at manager Harry Redknapp over claims that he is overweight and unfit to play.

United force draw with the Baggies

Hereford Times: Manchester United's Daley Blind ,right, scores his sides second goal of the game

10:12pm Monday 20th October 2014

Daley Blind rescued a late point for Manchester United as they were held to a 2-2 draw at West Brom.

Nadal beats appendicitis to win

Hereford Times: Rafael Nadal was back on form in Basle despite fighting appendicitis

9:33pm Monday 20th October 2014

Rafael Nadal returned to winning ways just a fortnight after being diagnosed with appendicitis.

McFadden is shadow Europe minister

Hereford Times: Pat McFadden was a minister in Gordon Brown's government

8:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

Ed Miliband has moved to sharpen up Labour's message on the EU by appointing former minister Pat McFadden to his frontbench team.

How Harry Potter star grew horns

Hereford Times: Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple attend the UK premiere of Horns at the Odeon West End, central London

8:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe revealed how he listened to Radiohead to help him find his dark side for his new film Horns.

Greens lead Lib Dems in new poll

Hereford Times: Leader Caroline Lucas at the Green Party conference

8:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

The Greens have overtaken the Liberal Democrats in the latest poll.

Family vows to stand by Pistorius

Hereford Times: Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

8:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

The family of Oscar Pistorius say they will stand by the decorated Paralympian as he prepares to learn whether he will be jailed over the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

EU imposes more sanctions on Syria

Hereford Times: Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond welcomed the sanctions

8:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has hailed fresh EU sanctions against the Syrian regime, describing Bashar Assad as the "cause of instability and conflict" in the country.

Mourinho vents fury over Costa

Hereford Times: An injury to Chelsea's Diego Costa, pictured, has infuriated Jose Mourinho

7:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at Spain coach Vicente del Bosque as he prepares to face Maribor in the Champions League without injured striker Diego Costa.

How Harry Potter star grew horns

Hereford Times: Daniel Radcliffe at the UK premiere of Horns

7:34pm Monday 20th October 2014

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has revealed how he listened to Radiohead to help him find his dark side for his new film Horns.

Victims await revenge porn ban vote

Hereford Times: Victims of 'revenge porn', Hazel Higgleton (left) and Hannah Thompson outside Parliament before a vote on a move to ban the practice

6:13pm Monday 20th October 2014

Banning revenge porn will give victims more confidence of getting justice, campaigners have said ahead of a crucial vote to make the cruel craze illegal.

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