Press Association 2014 LATEST

Angelina Jolie hails inspirational Louis Zamperini at Unbroken premiere

Banbury Cake: Angelina Jolie hails inspirational Louis Zamperini at Unbroken premiere

10:36pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Jolie and rising British star Jack O’Connell were at the Unbroken premiere in London.

Blues romp into knockout stages

Banbury Cake: John Terry, left, got the ball rolling for Chelsea

9:49pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Roberto Di Matteo played down the talk of a revenge mission as Chelsea visited Gelsenkirchen to take on his Schalke side - but it was embarrassment that greeted the Italian as the Blues eased into the knockout stages of the Champions League.

Russell Brand is setting up a library at his old school

Banbury Cake: Russell Brand is setting up a library up at his old school

8:56pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Russell Brand gave his “manifesto on reading” at The Reading Agency’s annual lecture tonight.

Metallica are playing Reading and Leeds

Banbury Cake: Metallica are playing Reading and Leeds

8:26pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Jamie T, Pierce The Veil and Run The Jewels are also on the bill.

England keep faith with squad

Banbury Cake: George Ford will continue at fly-half for England

7:53pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

England have named an unchanged matchday squad for Saturday's final QBE International against Australia at Twickenham.

16 thoughts we had while watching the Jurassic World trailer

Banbury Cake: 16 thoughts we had while watching the Jurassic World trailer

8:56pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

The Jurassic World trailer is here and it’s left us with a few thoughts and questions.

Henry undergoes heart procedure

Banbury Cake: Ireland's Chris Henry underwent a heart procedure on Monday

6:55pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Flanker Chris Henry has undergone a procedure to repair a defect in his heart wall, the Irish Rugby Football Union has announced.

Ramsay case 'messed up' film plans

Banbury Cake: Gary Love leaves the Royal Courts of Justice

6:54pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Film director Gary Love has told the High Court how a legal battle launched by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has "made a mess" of his plans to start up new film businesses in America.

The Jurassic World trailer is here two days early

Banbury Cake: The Jurassic World trailer is here two days early

8:56pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

The film isn’t out until next June, but here’s the trailer – a full two days ahead of schedule.

Adele can take as long as she likes for her new album

Banbury Cake: Adele can take as long as she likes for her new album

6:30pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Adele is not under any pressure for her new album, a boss at her record label has said.

Trio absent from UEFA shortlist

Banbury Cake: Eight players from Real Madrid have made the shortlist for UEFA Team of the Year

6:13pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Sergio Aguero, Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie were the high profile Premier League-based players who failed to make the 40-man shortlist for the UEFA Team of the Year.

When in Rome... Try not to do what James Bond does in his next film

Banbury Cake: When in Rome... Try not to do what James Bond does in his next film

5:57pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Bond swaps his Aston for a Fiat 500, then presumably crashes it in the Tiber.

England in shock over Hughes injury

Banbury Cake: Alastair Cook and his England team are hoping for the best for stricken Australia batsman Phil Hughes as they prepare for the start of their ODI series against Sri Lanka

5:23pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Alastair Cook and his England team are in a state of shock at the plight of Australia batsman Phil Hughes, as they prepare for the start of their one-day international series against Sri Lanka.

Edwards angry at Gatland questions

Banbury Cake: Shaun Edwards, pictured, did not take kindly to questions about the pressure on head coach Warren Gatland

5:00pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Shaun Edwards has hit back angrily at the suggestion that Wales head coach Warren Gatland is under pressure due to his dismal record against the southern hemisphere heavyweights.

England yet to make Finn decision

Banbury Cake: England's Steven Finn injured his groin in training

4:17pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

England will leave a decision on Steven Finn's participation in their first one-day international against Sri Lanka until match day, after the fast bowler hurt his groin in practice.

One Direction hit Spotify milestone

Banbury Cake: One Direction have had their music played more than a billion times on streaming service Spotify

3:45pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

One Direction have joined a select group of stars to have had their music played more than a billion times on streaming service Spotify.

Jolie to attend Unbroken premiere

Banbury Cake: Angelina Jolie is expected at the premiere

3:45pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Angelina Jolie will attend the premiere of her new film Unbroken in London's Leicester Square tonight.

Concerns over ignored smear tests

Banbury Cake: Many women are not taking up the offer of cervical screening, according to figures

3:45pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

More than a million women are failing to take up the offer of a smear test, new figures show.

Hunt accuses Labour on NHS politics

Banbury Cake: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Labour was trying to politicise every health problem

3:45pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Jeremy Hunt accused Labour of making "every single operational problem" political as the Opposition urged him to recognise the full scale of NHS problems.

Forecast for UK growth reduced

Banbury Cake: George Osborne said the report showed his plan was working

3:45pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

The OECD has cut its forecast for UK growth as it sounded a warning about the dangers facing the world economy.

Aguero fires City to victory

Banbury Cake: Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring his sides third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

3:39pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Sergio Aguero struck twice in the closing minutes to complete a hat-trick and revive Manchester City's Champions League hopes with a 3-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich.

Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams duet for Chanel

Banbury Cake: Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams duet for Chanel

3:36pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams have recorded a duet for a new Chanel advert together.

Why Bette Midler's not keen on Ariana Grande's image

Banbury Cake: Why Bette Midler's not keen on Ariana Grande's image

3:36pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

US singer Bette Midler has said she doesn’t like Ariana Grande’s sexy image, but rates TLC.

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini: I wouldn't sign younger stars

Banbury Cake: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini hits back at internet troll

2:56pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini said she would put an age limit to her own label and wouldn’t sign under-18s.

Widnes fined for crowd disturbances

Banbury Cake: Widnes Vikings have been fined £20,000

2:51pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

An independent tribunal has fined Widnes £20,000 after finding them guilty of serious breaches of Rugby Football League operational rules.

Rowntree set for 'canny' Australia

Banbury Cake: Graham Rowntree is ready for a tough battle with Australia

2:51pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Graham Rowntree is braced for set-piece chicanery from Australia when England attempt to rescue a disappointing QBE Series in the climax to the autumn at Twickenham on Saturday.

Kim Kardashian embodies confidence

Banbury Cake: Kim Kardashian embodies confidence

2:13pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Kim Kardashian has posed eating a cup cake in her pants on the cover of Elle UK’s confidence issue.

Older children 'tuning into Vimeo'

Banbury Cake: Adults tend to watch traditional broadcast TV, while older children are watching YouTube or Vimeo.

2:02pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Older children watch half the amount of live television per day as adults - but are topping this up by watching content online, a study has found.

Traffickers exploiting social media

Banbury Cake: Social media is being used by people traffickers to help them ensnare their victims

2:02pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

People traffickers are exploiting social media and the internet to entrap and control victims, forcing them into prostitution and other criminal activity, the head of the European policing agency has warned.

Simon Cowell: Andrea Faustini's lost the X Factor

Banbury Cake: Simon Cowell: Andrea Faustini's lost the X Factor

1:59pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Simon Cowell reckons Fleur East, Ben Haenow and Lauren Platt will be in the X Factor finale.

Oscar Isaac set for X-Men: Apocalypse role

Banbury Cake: Oscar Isaac set for X-Men: Apocalypse role

1:59pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Oscar Isaac is tipped to play the titular supervillain in the next X-Men film, X-Men: Apocalypse.

PCA's Porter: Safety always a worry

Banbury Cake: PCA chief executive Angus Porter has spoken about safety standards

1:36pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Safety standards for helmets in county cricket are set to be higher than ever next season but players' chief Angus Porter has warned the risk to batsmen will never be completely eliminated.

Brad Pitt to MC at Rihanna's ball

Banbury Cake: Rihanna visits the White House

1:30pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Rihanna is delighted that Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon will attend her first Diamond Ball.

Christian Bale was jealous of Ben Affleck's Batman role

Banbury Cake: Christian Bale won't be playing Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle's film

1:10pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

The Dark Knight star Christian Bale admitted he was surprised by Ben Affleck’s Batman casting.

Demi Lovato has grown apart from Miley Cyrus

Banbury Cake: Demi Lovato has grown apart from Miley Cyrus

1:10pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Demi Lovato revealed she has grown apart from her teenage friend and Disney campmate Miley Cyrus.

Agent dismisses Balotelli rumours

Banbury Cake: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli is not Inter Milan bound, according to his agent.

1:09pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Mario Balotelli's agent has brushed aside reports that his client is set for an imminent return to Serie A.

Wenger: I can handle the flak

Banbury Cake: Arsene Wenger has told everyone involved with the club they must get behind his team ahead of Wednesday's clash with Borussia Dortmund

1:07pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will not take criticism from major shareholder Alisher Usmanov personally, but has told everyone involved with the club they must get behind his team.

Monroe outfit tipped to fetch £500k

Banbury Cake: A revealing costume worn by Marilyn Monroe for a 1950s photo shoot (Christie's/PA)

1:06pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A revealing costume worn by Marilyn Monroe for a 1950s photo shoot is expected to fetch around £500,000 when it goes under the hammer at auction next month.

Football chief sorry for IRA song

Banbury Cake: The funeral of IRA hunger striker Joe McDonnell in Belfast

1:06pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

The chief executive of Ireland's football association has apologised after being recorded singing a ballad about an IRA hunger striker.

Test for prostate cancer trialled

Banbury Cake: An MRI scanner is used in the test

1:06pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A new and more potentially more accurate technique to diagnose prostate cancer without the need for invasive biopsies is being tested in a nationwide trial.

Acid attack woman recounts horror

Banbury Cake: Vikki Horsman was at Wolverhampton Crown Court for the trial of the three men accused of carrying out the acid attack

1:06pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A woman left horribly burned and disfigured after being doused with corrosive acid has described the moment she saw the eyes of her masked attacker.

UK 'still needs monetary stimulus'

Banbury Cake: Mark Carney said the economy still needed "monetary stimulus"

1:06pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Interest rates will rise more slowly than previously thought because of pressure from the global economy, Bank of England governor Mark Carney told MPs today.

Justin Bieber is the highest star earner under 30

Banbury Cake: Justin Bieber faces quiz over club assault

12:59pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

But just who else has made the top 10…

Credit card probe to be launched

Banbury Cake: The City regulator is to investigate how credit cards are sold

12:50pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

An investigation into whether credit cards are being sold in a way which exploits people's tendencies to take on too much debt is to be launched by the City regulator.

Michelle MacLaren to direct Wonder Woman film

Banbury Cake: Michelle MacLaren to direct Wonder Woman film

12:26pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

Breaking Bad director and producer Michelle MacLaren is to direct the Wonder Woman film.

Steal Her Style: Pixie Lott sparkles in gold playsuit at secret London gig

Banbury Cake: Steal Her Style: Pixie Lott sparkles in gold playsuit at secret London gig

12:14pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

The pop star was there to promote Platinum Pixie – her brand new greatest hits album.

Karl Lagerfield's cat has made the cover of Vogue - AGAIN

Banbury Cake: Karl Lagerfield's cat has made the cover of Vogue - AGAIN

11:30am Tuesday 25th November 2014

Rumour has it Choupette Lagerfield now doesn’t get out of bed for less than $10,000 worth of premium quality cat food a day.

Zoella launches debut novel Girl Online

Banbury Cake: Video blogger Zoella launches debut novel

5:07pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

The debut novel from YouTube star Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, has already gone to No 3 in Amazon pre-orders.

Hamilton: McLaren need Button

Banbury Cake: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, right, wants McLaren to retain his friend Jenson Button, left

11:08am Tuesday 25th November 2014

Lewis Hamilton has called on old friend Ron Dennis to do the "smart" thing and retain "star quality" driver Jenson Button.

Dewani 'murder plot almost comical'

Banbury Cake: Shrien Dewani and his bride Anni were on honeymoon in South Africa

11:06am Tuesday 25th November 2014

The men who planned to murder honeymooner Anni Dewani were not "the A-team of contract killers", a court has been told.

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