This year's BBC Children In Need charity single has topped the current singles chart, it was confirmed tonight.
The choral version of Avicii's 'Wake Me Up' performed by Gareth Malone's All Star Choir, which includes Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood, Bake Off co-host Mel Giedroyc and comedian Jo Brand, has sold over 120,000 copies since its release on Monday.
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Comic actor James Corden scooped £32,000 for charity in a special edition of Channel 4 series Deal Or No Deal.
The Gavin and Stacey star was given a ticking off by his parents for agonising over some of his decisions, but in a nervous finale, he gambled the £16,000 he had already won.
He could have left with nothing after opting to buy "box 23," but luck was on his side and he managed to double his money and win the cash for the Terrence Higgins Trust and Save the Children.
The veteran football commentator Alan Hansen has announced his retirement after 22 years at the heart of the BBC's Match of the Day programme.
The former Liverpool captain said he would stay until the end of next year's World Cup in Brazil but would not renew his contract, which expires next July.
He said: "I’ve been in football for 41 years and I’m going out right at the top, just as I did at Liverpool.
"The plan was always that I would retire at 55. I kept going, but I finally decided to retire during Euro 2012."
The Rolling Stones have played their first live concert in five years in front of 350 lucky fans in Paris.Read the full story ›
Fearne Cotton has been given a glimpse of the future after photo wizards showed how she will look on her bus pass.Read the full story ›
Rihanna has sued her former accountants for mismanaging the singer's finances.Read the full story ›
Sean Bean will not be prosecuted after he was arrested on suspicion of harassing his ex-wife.
Actor Bean, 53, who made his name in the Napoleonic war drama Sharpe, was arrested and bailed in May over allegations that he sent abusive texts and calls to actress Georgina Sutcliffe.
A Met Police spokesman said Bean, who is currently starring in the fantasy series Game Of Thrones, has "since been released with no further action".
Bean and Sutcliffe, his fourth wife, divorced in December 2010 after two years of marriage.
The new series of Big Brother kicked off last night.
The 16 contestants headed into their new home for the coming weeks as Channel 5 launched yet another series of the show.
The house mates include a former porn star, a plus-size model and a one-time LA gang member.
Radio 1's Chris Moyles is going from saviour to villain - by playing King Herod in stage musical Jesus Christ Superstar.Read the full story ›