Broadcaster and author Clive James has died aged 80

The much-loved broadcaster, author and poet Clive James has died at the age of 80 following a long battle with leukemia.

A statement from Clive's agents says he 'died at his home in Cambridge on Sunday 24th November 2019. A private funeral attended by family and close friends took place in the chapel at Pembroke College, Cambridge on Wednesday 27th November.'

See the full statement below.

Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes has died aged 59

The celebrated TV chef Gary Rhodes has passed away at the age of 59, his family has announced.

According to the family statement, he died on Tuesday in Dubai 'with his beloved wife Jennie by his side.'

‘The Rhodes family are deeply saddened to announce the passing of beloved husband, father and brother, Gary Rhodes OBE’, the statement reads.

Chuka Umunna calls Prince Andrew 'complete disgrace'

Liberal Democrat politician Chuka Umunna told GMB that the Duke of York is a 'complete disgrace' following the royal's defence of his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein and allegations that he had sex with a 17-year-old in 2001.

In a BBC interview aired on Saturday night, the Duke of York went into detail over his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and "categorically" denied allegations that he had sex with a 17-year-old who claims she was trafficked into London.

Chuka said: "I cannot believe the interview that happened and I do not understand why public figures, particularly politicians, have been pulling their punches on this."' He also urged the Prince Andrew to go to the US and give evidence if needed.

Lorraine calls out Jennifer Arcuri for refusing to answer Boris affair questions

During an interview with Jennifer Arcuri on Good Morning Britain, Lorraine took the opportunity to ask a few questions of her own.

Lorraine Kelly questioned Jennifer Arcuri over her appearance on Good Morning Britain, after the US businesswoman refused to confirm whether she had an affair with Boris Johnson during his time as London Mayor.

Jennifer told Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid that she had been left 'heartbroken' following allegations of an affair but refused to confirm or deny the details surrounding their 'special relationship', claiming: "I just don't want to give a definitive answer."

Commenting on Acuri's elusive interview, Lorraine said: "God, that was crazy wasn't it? What's the point of coming on and not answering any questions? What's the point in that?"

At that moment, Piers asked the former model and tech entrepreneur if she had a response to the daytime presenter's question.

To which she replied: "I'm sorry? I believe I said a few things, what is it that you were looking for that I should say?"

"Well you didn't answer any of the questions that were put to you," Lorraine said before adding: "and I just don't see the point in you coming on, to be honest."

Al Murray opens up on nephew's leukaemia battle and urges blood stem cell donations

Al Murray says his nephew has until Christmas to find a donor.

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Al Murray has opened up on his nephew’s battle with a rare and aggressive form of leukaemi on Good Morning Britain today.

The Pub Landlord told Ben Shephard and Ranvir Singh how Finley Relf is desperate for the British public to donate blood stem cells, and inspired a surge in registrations following his appeal.

Al explained: “To sign up, you go to, you fill in the form which will probably take you 10 minutes online - you check your eligibility and all that.

“I’m eligible and look at me! I’m 51, I’m a schlub - I’m the opposite of someone who runs marathons, right.”

The Pub Landlord continued: “People over 55, unfortunately, aren’t eligible, but 17 to 55 you’re eligible."

John Lewis Christmas Advert sees Excitable Edgar melt hearts

John Lewis have released their Christmas 2019 advert

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After much anticipation, the John Lewis Christmas advert for 2019 has finally arrived. Watch the full advert here...

John Lewis has released their Christmas Advert for 2019, with many heralding the department store's release as the start of Christmas.

Fans were introduced to Edgar, an adorable dragon who almost derails festivities in his fire-breathing excitement.

John Lewis previously teased the release after creating a mysterious Twitter account with the hashtag #ExcitableEdgar.

The @ExcitableEdgar Twitter account has already amassed more than 2,500 followers and many excited fans were quick to spot it, believing it could be a preview for the festive advert.

Watch the John Lewis Christmas advert 2019

Research claims role in the school nativity can predict future earnings

The role a child plays in the school play can predict what jobs they're likely to get in future.

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Were you Mary, Joseph or an angel? According to new research, the role a child plays in the school play can predict what jobs they are likely to get in future.

It's nearly time for the event of the year, the school nativity play and while most parents hope their child will land the lead role as Mary or Joseph, it's claimed that the Ox is the role to bag if you want your child to earn well in the future.