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Aaron kicked out by Big Brother

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Aaron Frew entering the house during the launch of the latest series

4:52pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Big Brother contestant Aaron Frew has been removed from the house "for inappropriate behaviour", according to a spokeswoman for the Channel 5 show .

Eavis got death threats over Kanye

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Emily Eavis said it was exciting to book the world's biggest star

4:42pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis has revealed she received death threats after booking Kanye West as headliner for this year's event.

Death crash driver in 142mph boast

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Addil Haroon, 19, was jailed at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court for causing death by dangerous driving

4:24pm Thursday 28th May 2015

A motorist who sped through a red light and killed another driver had boasted about clocking 142mph on a motorway the previous night.

Britain's Got Talent magician Jamie Raven on how it feels to have got through to the final

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Britain's Got Talent magician Jamie Raven on how it feels to have got through to the final

4:19pm Thursday 28th May 2015

The magician made it through to the final of Britain’s Got Talent.

Gill to reject role if Blatter wins

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: David Gill, pictured, says he will refuse to take up Britain's FIFA vice-presidency if Sepp Blatter is re-elected as president of the governing body

4:07pm Thursday 28th May 2015

David Gill will refuse to take up Britain's FIFA vice-presidency if Sepp Blatter wins a fifth term as president on Friday.

Brook: I'll prove I'm the best

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Kell Brook defends his IBF world title for the second time on Saturday

4:03pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Kell Brook is hoping to send shockwaves through the welterweight division when he defends his IBF world title against Frankie Gavin at the O2 Arena on Saturday night.

Watson keen to keep the tempo

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Anthony Watson is relishing the prospect of Saturday's Aviva Premiership final against Saracens

3:55pm Thursday 28th May 2015

England star Anthony Watson is determined that the high-pressure environment of a Twickenham final must not be allowed to cramp Bath's style.

Doing It For The Kids: Robbie Williams auctions belongings for children's charity

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Doing It For The Kids: Robbie Williams auctions belongings for children's charity

3:29pm Thursday 28th May 2015

The star is auctioning some of his belongings for charity.

Rail workers plan 2 new pay strikes

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: RMT workers have announced two strikes after rejecting a new pay offer from Network Rail

3:27pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Network Rail workers are to stage two strikes next month after a new pay offer was rejected.

Ferres commits to Giants

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Brett Ferres, centre, is happy to stay in Super League

3:24pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Huddersfield's England forward Brett Ferres has rejected advances from the NRL to commit his future to the Super League club.

Galloway makes London mayor bid

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: George Galloway said he is seeking election as the next mayor of London

3:04pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Controversial ex-MP George Galloway is to seek election as the next Mayor of London.

Rescuers not foxed by stuck tub cub

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: A screengrab of the fox cub after it was rescued from the plastic tub (East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service/PA)

3:04pm Thursday 28th May 2015

A fox cub has undergone a delicate procedure to remove a plastic tub which became stuck round its neck in a seaside town.

EastEnders' Max Branning is off - but why is actor Jake Wood so in need of a break?

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: EastEnders' Max Branning is off - but why is actor Jake Wood so in need of a break?

2:47pm Thursday 28th May 2015

The character is in need of some time off after a busy nine years in Walford.

Wozniacki falls at Roland Garros

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Caroline Wozniacki's French Open challenge is over

2:46pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki was dumped out of the French Open second round after she lost 6-4 7-6 (7/4) to Germany's Julia Goerges.

Good Morning Britain star Ranvir Singh reveals hair loss

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Good Morning Britain star Ranvir Singh reveals hair loss

2:37pm Thursday 28th May 2015

The presenter developed the condition at the age of eight.

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis reveals death threats over Kanye West slot

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Glastonbury's Emily Eavis reveals death threats over Kanye West slot

2:37pm Thursday 28th May 2015

She called the reaction “upsetting”.

Number of dog attack victims soars

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: American pit bull terriers are banned in the UK

2:15pm Thursday 28th May 2015

The number of people taken to hospital after dog attacks has soared by 76% in the past decade, new figures show.

Top Gear number plate complaints rejected

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Top Gear number plate complaints rejected

2:20pm Thursday 28th May 2015

The BBC received complaints that the choice of number plate was deliberate.

Bakers to appeal in gay cake row

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company

2:03pm Thursday 28th May 2015

The Christian owners of a bakery found to have discriminated against a gay man are to appeal.

McIlroy endures nightmare start

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Rory McIlroy made a woeful start at Royal County Down

2:02pm Thursday 28th May 2015

World number one and tournament host Rory McIlroy at least retained his sense of humour despite suffering a nightmare first round in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Royal County Down on Thursday.

Mother of abandoned baby found

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Police appealed for information about the baby

1:59pm Thursday 28th May 2015

The mother of a newborn baby who was found abandoned on a doorstep has been located by police.

Cook: I'm not in Gooch's class

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Alastair Cook is on the verge of history as England's all-time leading Test runscorer

1:54pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Alastair Cook insists he will never be in the same class as Graham Gooch, but when he surpasses the "great man" as England's record Test runscorer he knows exactly how to start repaying him.

Top Gear plate complaints rejected

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Top Gear sparked a diplomatic row in Argentina when it used a car with controversial number plate H982 FKL, seemingly referring to the Falklands war (BBC/PA)

1:38pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Complaints about the use of a controversial number plate which appeared to refer to the Falklands conflict on Top Gear's Patagonia special have been rejected by the BBC Trust.

Happy Mondays' Shaun Ryder heading back to jungle for new TV show

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Happy Mondays' Shaun Ryder heading back to jungle for new TV show

1:03pm Thursday 28th May 2015

The Manchester act, famed for hits including Step On and Freaky Dancin’, are taking part in new TV show Singing In The Rainforest about musicians living alongside remote tribes.

Manoa among Saints departures

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Samu Manoa is among a group of 10 players who will be leaving Northampton this summer

1:01pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Aviva Premiership club Northampton have confirmed the departures of 10 players from their squad this summer.

Benitez confirms Napoli departure

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Napoli manager Rafael Benitez began his coaching career with Real Madrid's B team

12:58pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Rafael Benitez announced on Thursday that he will leave Napoli at the end of the season after two years in charge.

Tesco shareholders in claim battle

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: The Tesco Shareholder Claims (TSC) group says it has a strong case that will involve a "substantial claim"

12:55pm Thursday 28th May 2015

A top lawyer who defended the last change of ownership of Liverpool Football Club has been retained by Tesco shareholders who claim they were misled over the supermarket's £326 million profits misstatement.

Trader 'offered a humongous deal'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Former UBS and Citygroup trader Tom Hayes faces eight charges of conspiracy to defraud over manipulation of the Libor interbank lending rate

12:55pm Thursday 28th May 2015

A City trader offered a broker a "humongous deal" as he tried to manipulate a key interest rate which is behind trillions of dollars worth of financial deals, a court has heard.

Fallon rejects Trident safety fears

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: A Ministry of Defence investigation found that neither the operational effectiveness of Trident nor the safety of the public or submariners have been compromised

12:55pm Thursday 28th May 2015

Concerns about Trident raised by Royal Navy submariner William McNeilly were either incorrect, the result of misunderstanding or based on historic events, and safety has not been compromised, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said.

Casey Batchelor reveals teen overdose attempt

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Casey Batchelor reveals teen overdose attempt

1:21pm Thursday 28th May 2015

The model has revealed more about her past struggles with mental illness.

Tenth 'find fuel bills a struggle'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Some 2.35 million households were in fuel poverty in 2013, the latest year for which Government figures are available

11:56am Thursday 28th May 2015

One in 10 households in England are struggling with their fuel bills, official figures show.

Real deny Pogba approach

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Paul Pogba has been at Juventus since 2012 after leaving Manchester United on a free transfer

11:54am Thursday 28th May 2015

Real Madrid have vehemently denied reports in the Italian media that they have made an approach to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.

Tilda Swinton linked to Doctor Strange

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Tilda Swinton linked to Doctor Strange

11:48am Thursday 28th May 2015

The British actress could star in the Marvel film.

Emery happy at Sevilla

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Unai Emery led Sevilla to a fourth European trophy in less than 10 years on Wednesday

11:38am Thursday 28th May 2015

Sevilla coach Unai Emery declared himself "very happy here" after guiding the Andalusian outfit to Europa League glory, but will make a decision on his future after talks with club officials "in a couple of days' time".

Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell-Bower are back on

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell-Bower are back on

11:38am Thursday 28th May 2015

The couple split in 2013.

UK twin girls 'influential' in IS

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: A CCTV image of Amira Abase, Kadiza Sultana and Shamima Begum, from east London, at Gatwick airport in February

11:36am Thursday 28th May 2015

Teenage twin sisters from Manchester have assumed "influential roles" among a group of British women who have travelled to Islamic State (IS, or Isil) territory, according to a report.

Political donations hit £30m record

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: A record £30m was donated to political parties in the first quarter of this year

11:35am Thursday 28th May 2015

More than £30 million was donated to political parties in the first quarter of 2015 - the highest sum on record.

Bacca enjoys "something unique"

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Sevilla's Carlos Bacca struck either side of half-time in a 3-2 victory over Dnipro in Warsaw

11:34am Thursday 28th May 2015

Sevilla's Europa League final hero Carlos Bacca dedicated his matching-winning double to God and his family after helping the Spaniards to a record fourth win in the competition.

Ryan relieved after "shock" result

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Worcester rugby director Dean Ryan celebrates his team's return to the Aviva Premiership after a thrilling clash against Bristol at Sixways

11:30am Thursday 28th May 2015

Worcester rugby director Dean Ryan was both relieved and elated after seeing his team secure a spectacular return to the Aviva Premiership.

Whittingdale urges Blatter to quit

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: John Whittingdale said Sepp Blatter should stand down

11:24am Thursday 28th May 2015

Sepp Blatter should stand down as Fifa president and sponsors should threaten to break off their contracts with the "corrupt organisation", the Culture Secretary has signalled.

VISA calls for swift FIFA response

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: VISA has threatened to end its sponsorship deal with FIFA

11:24am Thursday 28th May 2015

World Cup sponsor VISA has threatened to end its partnership with FIFA over the latest crisis to engulf the world governing body.

Big Brother reveals shock eviction twist

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Big Brother reveals shock eviction twist

11:17am Thursday 28th May 2015

The housemates who weren’t nominated are now in danger of being kicked out, while four new people are set to join the show.

Chris Pine rumoured to be lined-up for a major role in Wonder Woman

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Chris Pine rumoured to be lined-up for a major role in Wonder Woman

11:17am Thursday 28th May 2015

Could Mr Pine be playing Wonder Woman’s new flame?

Myleene Klass lands new TV hosting job for BBQ Champ

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Myleene Klass lands new TV hosting job for BBQ Champ

11:07am Thursday 28th May 2015

Myleene is set to present a new show on ITV.

EU mission impossible for Cameron?

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Latest politics news

10:18am Thursday 28th May 2015

There are "27 nuts to crack" if David Cameron is to successfully renegotiate the UK's membership of the European Union, a UK official noted as he set off on a mission to visit every member state ahead of the next major summit in June.

BA owner 'won't up Aer Lingus bid'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: British Airways' owner said it would not increase its offer for Aer Lingus

10:14am Thursday 28th May 2015

British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) said it would not up its 1.4 billion euro (£1 billion) offer for Aer Lingus amid speculation that major stakeholder Ryanair will play "hard ball" over the deal.

SNP MPs seek devolution plan change

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Deputy First Minister John Swinney said SNP MPs are set to table amendments to the Scotland Bill

10:14am Thursday 28th May 2015

SNP MPs at Westminster could try to change the new Scotland Bill to make Holyrood responsible for raising all the money it spends.

Platini 'open to all options'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: FIFA president Sepp Blatter is under increasing pressure

10:12am Thursday 28th May 2015

Michel Platini has not ruled out the possibility of a World Cup boycott by UEFA members if Sepp Blatter is re-elected as FIFA president on Friday.

Barbara Windsor shows she's Got Talent as she leaves studios with Simon Cowell and co

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Barbara Windsor shows she's Got Talent as she leaves studios with Simon Cowell and co

10:06am Thursday 28th May 2015

Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden let their hair down as they left the studios.

UK's economic slowdown confirmed

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Growth was hampered by a dismal performance from overseas trade

10:06am Thursday 28th May 2015

A slowdown in Britain's economic recovery at the start of the year was confirmed by official figures today, scotching hopes that growth data would be revised upwards.

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