Press Association 2014 LATEST

Harrington ends barren run

Blackburn Citizen: Padraig Harrington has won the Honda Classic (AP)

6:31pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Padraig Harrington won his first PGA Tour event since the 2008 US PGA Championship with a play-off victory over Daniel Berger at the Honda Classic.

Violent conduct charge for Jedinak

Blackburn Citizen: Mile Jedinak, pictured, has been charged with violent conduct

6:15pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak has been charged with violent conduct for elbowing West Ham's Diafra Sakho, the Football Association has announced.

Johnson suspended by Sunderland

Blackburn Citizen: Midfielder Adam Johnson has been suspended by Sunderland

6:13pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson has been suspended by the club after being arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16.

Johnson held over child sex claim

Blackburn Citizen: Adam Johnson remains in custody after his arrest by officers with Durham Constabulary

5:47pm Monday 2nd March 2015

England international Adam Johnson has been arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16, sources said.

Clive Owen to make Broadway debut

Blackburn Citizen: Clive Owen to make Broadway debut

5:41pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The Brit actor will star in the Harold Pinter play Old Times for his first Broadway outing.

Which film has overtaken Fifty Shades Of Grey at the UK box office?

Blackburn Citizen: Which film has overtaken Fifty Shades Of Grey at the UK box office?

5:40pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has stolen the UK’s number one spot from Fifty Shades Of Grey.

British billionaire numbers rise

Blackburn Citizen: GP Hinduja and his brother were named the top UK billionaires

5:35pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The number of British billionaires on the Forbes rich list has risen to 53, up six from last year.

Kylie Minogue doesn't regret these bold outfit choices

Blackburn Citizen: Kylie Minogue doesn't regret these bold outfit choices

5:08pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Unlike her sister, Kylie looks back fondly on her fashion faux pas.

Nuts 'reduce heart disease risk'

Blackburn Citizen: The study suggests that eating nuts is a cheap way of improving cardiovascular health

4:11pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Eating nuts reduces the chance of dying from cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to research.

Killer's jail term for child images

Blackburn Citizen: Vincent Tabak's lawyers said he would not get a fair trial

4:10pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Joanna Yeates's killer is now a convicted sex offender after admitting four charges of possessing indecent images of children.

Migration goal's impossible: Clarke

Blackburn Citizen: Sarah Teather chaired the panel

3:48pm Monday 2nd March 2015

David Cameron's failed net migration target should be dropped as it would be impossible to reach without "severely" damaging the UK economy, a former Conservative home secretary has said.

Rodgers hails Coutinho contribution

Blackburn Citizen: Philippe Coutinho has been outstanding in Liverpool's recent resurgence

3:43pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes the form of Philippe Coutinho should put him in contention for player of the season prizes.

Marigold dominates Fifty Shades

Blackburn Citizen: Dame Judi Dench and Dame Maggie Smith at the premiere of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in Leicester Square

3:34pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Dames Judi Dench and Maggie Smith have more pulling power than Christian Grey's saucy bedroom antics after The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel knocked Fifty Shades Of Grey off the top spot at the UK box office.

Lauren Crace knew Mr Selfridge death was coming

Blackburn Citizen: Lauren Crace knew Mr Selfridge death was coming

3:28pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The actress just needed to find out how she would meet her end in the ITV drama.

Poyet no fan of video technology

Blackburn Citizen: Wes Brown was wrongfully sent off against Manchester United on Saturday

3:24pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet fears video technology would make football "boring" despite seeing defender Wes Brown cleared of a red card offence.

Monthly rise in mortgage approvals

Blackburn Citizen: The number of mortgage approvals has risen for the second month

2:36pm Monday 2nd March 2015

More signs of recovery have emerged in the mortgage market after figures showed a rise in the number of approvals for the second month in a row.

Watchdog collars This Morning over bondage

Blackburn Citizen: Watchdog collars This Morning over bondage

2:16pm Monday 2nd March 2015

A Fifty Shades Of Grey-inspired feature on the ITV show is being investigated by Ofcom.

Froome to face Tour rivals in Italy

Blackburn Citizen: Team Sky's Chris Froome will race against three of his main rivals at Tirreno-Adriatico later this month

2:12pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Chris Froome is scheduled for an early-season duel with his three main rivals for the 2015 Tour de France title - Alberto Contador, Nairo Quintana and Vincenzo Nibali - at the Tirreno-Adriatico stage race later this month.

Leonardo DiCaprio will have 24 personalities in The Crowded Room

Blackburn Citizen: Leonardo DiCaprio will have 24 personalities in The Crowded Room

2:07pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The Wolf Of Wall Street actor is to take on another real-life role.

Celebrity Big Brother spared watchdog probe

Blackburn Citizen: Celebrity Big Brother spared watchdog probe

1:58pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Channel 5 will not have its knuckles rapped over the most recent series of its reality show.

Watchdog collars ITV over bondage

Blackburn Citizen: Phillip Schofield and Christine Bleakley are braced for a watchdog investigation over a bondage-related item on their show

1:55pm Monday 2nd March 2015

ITV could be disciplined after communications watchdog Ofcom launched an investigation into This Morning's Fifty Shades Of Grey-inspired report on "bondage for beginners".

Indian Summers will be back for a second series

Blackburn Citizen: Indian Summers will be back for a second series

1:47pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The Channel 4 drama has been renewed for a 2016 return.

Zebo praise for Irish half-backs

Blackburn Citizen: Johnny Sexton, pictured, and Conor Murray were lauded by Ireland team-mate Simon Zebo

1:29pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton have proved they are the best half-back combination in world rugby, according to Ireland team-mate Simon Zebo.

Kristen Stewart joins Michelle Williams in new Reichardt movie

Blackburn Citizen: Kristen Stewart joins Michelle Williams in new Reichardt movie

1:28pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The Twilight star has signed on to play a lawyer in the Night Moves director’s next film.

Dyer calls Hopkins a 'daft sexist'

Blackburn Citizen: Danny Dyer said he loved the fact Jo proposed

1:26pm Monday 2nd March 2015

EastEnders star Danny Dyer called Katie Hopkins a "daft sexist" after she poked fun at the news that his long-term girlfriend had proposed to him.

Elton's Comic Relief close shave

Blackburn Citizen: Sir Elton John shaves Evgeny Lebedev's beard off in aid of Comic Relief, ahead of Red Nose Day on March 13.

1:26pm Monday 2nd March 2015

How's that for a fund-razor? Sir Elton John turned barber for a day to help Comic Relief.

'Chelsea fans' in new racism probe

Blackburn Citizen: Police were called to meet a train carrying Chelsea football fans from London to Manchester

1:25pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Police are examining mobile phone footage following reports of racist and abusive behaviour by Chelsea fans on a train last night.

10 charged in child grooming probe

Blackburn Citizen: The men are accused of a catalogue of serious sex offences against seven victims, aged as young as 13

1:25pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Ten men have been charged as part of an investigation into child grooming and sexual exploitation in Rochdale.

James Franco to star in Why Him?

Blackburn Citizen: James Franco to star in Why Him?

1:06pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The Oscar-nominated 127 Hours actor is in early negotiations to appear in a new comedy film.

Sir Elton John's Comic Relief close shave

Blackburn Citizen: Sir Elton John's Comic Relief close shave

1:06pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The Rocket Man swapped his piano stool for a barber’s chair as he got stuck in to help raise money – by shaving off his pal’s beard.

Madonna heading back to scene of her fall as she announces tour dates

Blackburn Citizen: Madonna heading back to scene of her fall as she announces tour dates

12:58pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The superstar has confirmed she will be going on tour with dates around the UK.

Noel Gallagher 'doesn't mind blurry vision but is terrified of going bald'

Blackburn Citizen: Noel Gallagher 'doesn't mind blurry vision but is terrified of going bald'

12:58pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The former Oasis star says he’ll wait a while for laser eye surgery, but draws the line at hair loss.

Ospina optimistic over second place

Blackburn Citizen: David Ospina is concentrating on Arsenal rather than thinking about Manchester City

12:40pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Goalkeeper David Ospina has urged his Arsenal team-mates to focus on sustaining their own performance levels as they aim to capitalise on any more off days from Manchester City in the race for second place in the Barclays Premier League.

Zayn Malik 'teaming up with Naughty Boy'

Blackburn Citizen: Zayn Malik 'teaming up with Naughty Boy'

12:39pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The One Direction star is said to be trying out a solo project with the producer.

Why Kelly Brook is fretting over her comic timing

Blackburn Citizen: Why Kelly Brook is fretting over her comic timing

2:56pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Being able to deliver jokes well was stressful for the British star on the set of her new TV show.

Costumes challenging for Cinderella cast

Blackburn Citizen: Costumes challenging for Cinderella cast

12:26pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The stars of Cinderella – Lily James, Richard Madden and Cate Blanchett – attended the film’s Hollywood premiere.

Find out what Danny Dyer thought of Katie Hopkins mocking his engagement

Blackburn Citizen: Can you guess who's dominating Celebrity Big Brother? (Hint: it's Katie Hopkins)

12:26pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Danny Dyer and Katie Hopkins have locked horns after she poked fun at him for being proposed to by his girlfriend.

Ellen Thomas is joining EastEnders

Blackburn Citizen: Ellen Thomas is joining EastEnders

12:17pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The Teachers actress will play a “tough-talking” matriarch in the soap.

Jo Joyner: I can't watch my EastEnders mistake

Blackburn Citizen: Jo Joyner: I can't watch my EastEnders mistake

12:07pm Monday 2nd March 2015

The actress can’t bear to watch the clip of herself getting Ian Beale’s name wrong on live TV.

Azealia Banks says she could run for presidency

Blackburn Citizen: Azealia Banks says she could run for presidency

11:57am Monday 2nd March 2015

The rapper has strong political views but doesn’t want to share them through her music.

Kane: Final loss is "worst feeling"

Blackburn Citizen: Harry Kane, pictured, looked rather unhappy when he collected his runner's up medal at Wembley on Sunday

11:54am Monday 2nd March 2015

Harry Kane says losing the Capital One Cup final was the "worst feeling in the world" but he is sure it will drive Tottenham on to win silverware of their own.

'Misconceptions' about wind power

Blackburn Citizen: Many Britons have misconceptions about the cost of wind power, a new survey has found

11:48am Monday 2nd March 2015

The UK public believes that wind power subsidies paid by consumers are many times higher than they actually are, according to polling for the industry.

Lulu admits to 'cheating' on The Great Comic Relief Bake Off

Blackburn Citizen: Lulu admits to 'cheating' on The Great Comic Relief Bake Off

11:37am Monday 2nd March 2015

The singer got expert help but still didn’t manage to win.

Michelle Rodriguez says sorry for those superhero comments

Blackburn Citizen: Michelle Rodriguez says sorry for those superhero comments

11:26am Monday 2nd March 2015

Michelle Rodriguez said her comments about minority actors and superheroes were taken out of context.

Uma Thurman: I used to feel terrible about my looks

Blackburn Citizen: Uma Thurman: I used to feel terrible about my looks

11:26am Monday 2nd March 2015

The Pulp Fiction star has revealed she is learning to love her appearance as she gets older.

Reunion for Twins stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito

Blackburn Citizen: Reunion for Twins stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito

11:26am Monday 2nd March 2015

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito were reunited at the Golden Camera awards in Germany.

Farage family's political dilemma

Blackburn Citizen: Nigel Farage said he could not pretend that he has a normal relationship with his family and they would rather he had never gone into politics

11:00am Monday 2nd March 2015

Nigel Farage has told of the toll his political ambitions have taken on his personal life and admitted he would be no good as prime minister.

Strokes to headline Hyde Park gigs

Blackburn Citizen: The Strokes will headline the British Summer Time gigs in Hyde Park

11:00am Monday 2nd March 2015

US rockers The Strokes have signed up to headline the British Summer Time gigs in Hyde Park alongside Blur, Kylie Minogue, The Who and Taylor Swift.

Madonna fans set to enjoy her trip

Blackburn Citizen: Madonna is heading back on the road following her recent slip-up at the Brits

11:00am Monday 2nd March 2015

Madonna has announced a new tour - just days after her fall at the end of the Brits sparked headlines around the world.

Taylor Swift: I'll still be single at 30

Blackburn Citizen: Taylor Swift: I'll still be single at 30

10:49am Monday 2nd March 2015

The Blank Space singer doesn’t see herself in a long-term relationship in the next five years, as she doesn’t think any man would be comfortable with her level of fame.

click2find


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree