Strictly’s Brendan Cole ‘horrified and bemused’ after being declared dead in news report

Programme Name: Strictly Come Dancing 2016 - TX: 08/10/2016 - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ++LIVE SHOW++ Brendan Cole, Anastacia - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Brendan Cole has been laid low by a chest infection – putting the stoppers on his rehearsals with Anastacia (Picture: BBC)

Good news, everybody. Strictly stalwart Brendan Cole might be a bit poorly with a chest infection, but he’s still very much with us.

However that didn’t stop one website from reporting that the 40-year-old had actually died as a result of his illness – something which Brendan himself was shocked… Read the full story

People are mourning the loss of Nando’s Churrasco Burger

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FAREWELL, FRIEND. (Picture: Nando’s)

Last week, Nando’s joyfully announced the arrival of a new burger to the menu.

The Sunset Burger is made up of two flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken thighs, melted cheese, spinach, and smokey red pepper jam, sandwiched between a sweet Bolo do Caco bun.

It’s delightful and lovely and we were very excited.

But there was one part of Nando’s announcement that they mumbled, quietly, so we almost missed it: the Sunset Burger’s arrival means that the Churrasco Burger has been shoved off the menu.

25 soap spoilers: Emmerdale death aftermath, Coronation Street revenge, Hollyoaks violence, EastEnders sex dilemma


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Don’t think that just because Emmerdale and Coronation Street’s major stunt weeks are over that you can suddenly relax – soap action never stops and we have even more spoilers from what’s ahead from a sex dilemma in EastEnders and a kidnap in Hollyoaks through to dramatic death aftermaths in Emmerdale and a revenge plot in Weatherfield. 

Add in a few fights, a return, another life on the line, some passion, a trial verdict, some big decisions and a discovery and we have another packed week ahead. Here’s what’s ahead as life goes on in soaps after THAT big week.

Coronation… Read the full story

Arsenal striker Lucas Perez happy to be patient and revels in Arsene Wenger trust

Lucas Perez believes Arsene Wenger ‘trusts’ him. (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal striker Lucas Perez is happy to wait for his chance to impress Arsene Wenger after finding first team opportunities hard to come by in north London.

Perez, who joined the Gunners as part of a £17million summer transfer from Deportivo la Coruna, has seen the fine form of Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott hinder his introduction to life in England.

In the absence of Olivier Giroud, Wenger has opted to use Sanchez as his No.9 as the club put together their best run of form this season. despite his lack of action, Perez is happy to be patient safe in the knowledge that he’ll be given his chance at… Read the full story

Cumberbaby number two! Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter ‘expecting second child’

HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 20: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch (R) and wife Sophie Hunter Premiere Of Disney And Marvel Studios' "Doctor Strange" on October 20, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are about to expand the family (Picture: Getty Images)

Benedict Cumberbatch and wife Sophie Hunter are reportedly expecting their second child.

E! News revealed that Sophie is pregnant as the couple hit the red carpet for the world premiere of Benedict’s Marvel movie Doctor Strange.

The pair are already parents to son Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch, who was born in June 2015.

They announced that… Read the full story

Please enjoy this well-meaning artist’s restoration of a baby Jesus statue in Canada


Hey, she tried. (Picture: CBC News)

Sometimes we try to do something good, and people just don’t appreciate it.

Sometimes they take the p*ss, and we wonder why we bothered trying to be nice in the first place.

It sucks, right? It kind of makes you lose faith in people’s kindness and the value of random good deeds.

With that shared, difficult experience in mind, please enjoy artist Heather Rice’s restoration of a statue of Mary and baby Jesus outside Ste Anne des Pins Catholic church in Sudbury, Canada.