Press Association 2014 LATEST

Wane hails Wigan response

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Wigan Warriors' head coach Shaun Wane was thrilled with his team's response

10:09pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Wigan coach Shaun Wane credited the response of his side after they toppled Super League leaders Leeds 27-12 at St James' Park.

Sherwood "sick" after drubbing

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tim Sherwood felt sick after his Aston Villa side were hammered in the FA Cup final

10:08pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Tim Sherwood was left feeling sick to the stomach after Arsenal trounced his Aston Villa side in the FA Cup final.

Wenger targets Premier League

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Arsene Wenger celebrates during Arsenal's FA Cup win

10:00pm Saturday 30th May 2015

An immensely proud Arsene Wenger targeted Premier League glory after guiding Arsenal to a record-breaking 12th FA Cup win.

Bowen brace lifts Wigan clear

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Matty Bowen scored an 80-metre try

9:29pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Super League's Magic Weekend again brought the best out of Wigan as they toppled leaders Leeds in front of a one-day record crowd of 40,871 at St James' Park.

Relief for captain Cook

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: England's Alastair Cook was thrilled to have become his country's leading Test run scorer

9:07pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Alastair Cook was full of relief after overtaking mentor Graham Gooch's record to be become England's leading Test run-scorer of all time.

Nick Clegg 'on Russia ban list'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is reportedly on a confidential Russian 'stop list'

8:34pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Nick Clegg is among 89 European Union politicians and other senior figures who have been banned from entering Russia.

Artist creates £10,000 Clint Eastwood mosaic made of bullet cartridges to celebrate the actor's 85th birthday

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Artist creates £10,000 Clint Eastwood mosaic made of bullet cartridges to celebrate the actor's 85th birthday

8:06pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Happy Birthday!

Arsenal ease to FA Cup triumph

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring the second goal

7:40pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Arsenal broke records and the hearts of the 25,000 Aston Villa fans as they coasted to the biggest FA Cup final win in 21 years.

Navy rescues 700 in migrant boats

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Migrants have been rescued and taken to Italy by HMS Bulwark (Ministry of Defence/PA)

7:15pm Saturday 30th May 2015

A British Navy warship has rescued 747 migrants trying to make the treacherous journey across the Mediterranean and delivered them to safety in Italy.

Twitter troll Katie Hopkins cleared over offensive Ebola comments

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Twitter troll Katie Hopkins cleared over offensive Ebola comments

6:35pm Saturday 30th May 2015

We’re not going to see Hopkins in the slammer any time soon.

Bedene suffers Davis Cup blow

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Aljaz Bedene will not be able to play in the Davis Cup for Great Britain

6:19pm Saturday 30th May 2015

British number two Aljaz Bedene will not be allowed to represent Great Britain in the Davis Cup, the International Tennis Federation has announced.

First cup win for Inverness

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Inverness celebrate with the trophy

5:34pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Inverness won the William Cup Scottish Cup for the first time in the club's 21-year-history after a 2-1 win over Falkirk thanks to a dramatic 86th-minute goal by substitute James Vincent.

Coronation Street co-stars and fans take to Twitter to remember Anne Kirkbride

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Coronation Street co-stars and fans take to Twitter to remember Anne Kirkbride

5:16pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Tweets remembering the soap queen continue to pour in on the day of her memorial service.

Dyke reveals doubts over Qatar

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: FA chairman Greg Dyke has launched another attack on FIFA president Sepp Blatter

5:09pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke suspects Qatar could be stripped of the right to host the 2022 World Cup.

Sarries claim Premiership crown

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Brad Barritt, right, and Alistair Hargreaves, left, lift the Aviva Premiership trophy following their win over Bath

4:54pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Saracens created Aviva Premiership history at Twickenham as they beat Bath 28-16 to be crowned English champions for a second time in five years.

'Gay' bull tries to play the field

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Benjy was saved from slaughter after The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon donated thousands towards his rescue

4:14pm Saturday 30th May 2015

A "gay" bull saved from slaughter after an international campaign aided by the late Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon may have an eye for the heifers after all, his new owner has revealed.

Friends and family gather at Manchester Cathedral to remember late Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Friends and family gather at Manchester Cathedral to remember late Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride

5:06pm Saturday 30th May 2015

They were honouring the “caring, loveable and funny” actress who played Deirdre Barlow in the soap for more than 40 years.

Britain set for sizzling heatwave

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A heatwave is predicted

2:18pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Britain will enjoy a heatwave this week as rain and gale-force winds give way to blazing sunshine.

Sir Ian McKellen: Dame Judi Dench is desperate to appear in Vicious

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sir Ian McKellen: Dame Judi Dench is desperate to appear in Vicious

2:15pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Dame Judi recorded an answerphone message that was played in the last series of the show, and Celia Imrie is set to make a cameo in the new series when it returns to ITV on June 1.

Rio: It's the right time to retire

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Rio Ferdinand has called time on his football career

1:26pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has brought his near 20-year playing career to an end following his recent release from QPR.

Ennis-Hill well placed in Gotzis

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jessica Ennis-Hill is third overall after day one in Gotzis

1:09pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Jessica Ennis-Hill made an impressive return to heptathlon action on Saturday to lie third overall after four events at the Hypo-Meeting in Austria.

Murray was ready for Kyrgios

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Andy Murray powered through to the fourth round of the French Open

12:34pm Saturday 30th May 2015

Andy Murray says he came ready for Nick Kyrgios' flamboyant style of play as the British number one sealed his place in the French Open last 16 with a straight-sets win over the Australian.

Gill rejects FIFA ExCo role

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: David Gill has confirmed he has rejected a place on FIFA's executive committee

9:43am Saturday 30th May 2015

Football Association vice-chairman David Gill says the "terribly damaging events" of the past week convinced him to reject a place on FIFA's executive committee while Sepp Blatter is still president.

Farah wins in Oregon

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mo Farah ran a season's best time in Eugene

7:37am Saturday 30th May 2015

Mo Farah clocked the fastest 10,000 metres of 2015 as he claimed victory on the first day of the Diamond League event in Eugene on Friday.

Khan targets Mayweather after win

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Amir Khan claimed a unanimous decision in New York

7:13am Saturday 30th May 2015

Amir Khan once again set his sights on a fight with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather after claiming a unanimous points win over battling American Chris Algieri in New York on Friday night.

Blatter denies Warner payment

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president on Friday

6:44am Saturday 30th May 2015

Sepp Blatter has insisted he was not the high-ranking FIFA official who authorised a 10million US dollar payment to the disgraced Jack Warner saying: "Definitely that's not me."

NZ hit back after Cook milestone

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Alastair Cook, left, and Adam Lyth gave England a solid base

6:32am Saturday 30th May 2015

Alastair Cook became England's leading Test run-scorer as another day served up another headline record at Headingley.

George 'will support Harlequins'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Prince George will probably support London rugby team Harlequins, although Mike Tindall had given him a Gloucester shirt

5:50am Saturday 30th May 2015

The Duke of Cambridge believes his son Prince George will grow up supporting Harlequins rugby union team, Mike Tindall has revealed.

Nimrod axe 'causes Trident risk'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Nimrod MRA4 aircraft were broken up after they were axed as part of the government's defence review

4:27am Saturday 30th May 2015

Russian submarines are likely to have gathered "valuable intelligence" on Britain's nuclear deterrent since the Government scrapped maritime patrol aircraft, senior RAF figures have warned.

HMRC waives late tax return fines

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The deadline for completing tax self assessment forms was reportedly missed by almost 900,000 people

3:25am Saturday 30th May 2015

People who filed late tax returns have been let off a £100 fine for missing the deadline, it has been reported.

Boy remanded over stabbing murders

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The teenager appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court

3:12am Saturday 30th May 2015

A 16-year-old boy accused of killing two people, allegedly stabbing one more than 100 times, was remanded in custody as he appeared in court today.

Price dip for self-catering Britons

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Items bought at a mini-mart in Crete were more than 60% more expensive than at a supermarket

12:45am Saturday 30th May 2015

Prices have plunged for Britons on self-catering holidays in Europe, according to a survey.

Rally backs National Gallery strike

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Protesters take part in a demonstration at Trafalgar Square, London, organised by the Public and Commercial Services union against the planned privatisation of services at the National Gallery

12:19am Saturday 30th May 2015

Union groups have joined together in central London to support striking National Gallery staff and send an anti-privatisation message to the Government.

Rail strike talks adjourned

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Rail workers are due to walk out for 24 hours and then 48 hours

12:19am Saturday 30th May 2015

Talks aimed at averting strikes by rail workers in a dispute over pay have adjourned for a second day.

City centre bus crash investigated

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The collision occurred at the corner of Queen Street and Argyle Street in Glasgow

12:19am Saturday 30th May 2015

An investigation is under way after a man and a woman were critically injured when they were hit by a bus in a busy city centre street.

Final acts join Talent line-up

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Calum Scott will sing in the final of Britain's Got Talent (SYCO/THAMES TV/ITV/PA Wire)

12:19am Saturday 30th May 2015

A singer and an impressionist have become the latest acts added to the grand final of Britain's Got Talent.

Corrie stars hail 'funny' Kirkbride

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Beverley Callard and William Roache attend a memorial service for Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride at Manchester Cathedral

12:19am Saturday 30th May 2015

Coronation Street stars past and present have paid tribute to the "caring, loveable and funny" Anne Kirkbride, who played Deirdre Barlow in the soap for more than 40 years.

Violent escaped prisoner 'in Spain'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police are hunting Haroon Ahmed, a prisoner convicted of a violent robbery who has escaped (PA/Staffordshire Police)

12:19am Saturday 30th May 2015

Police hunting for a violent criminal who escaped from prison say they are "investigating all lines of inquiry" amid reports he fled to Spain.

Britain may expand mission in Iraq

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Army is said to be ready to go into more dangerous areas of Iraq but is awaiting political clearance from the National Security Council

12:19am Saturday 30th May 2015

Britain is preparing to send troops into the more dangerous parts of Iraq in support of the US military mission to train local forces battling Islamic State (IS) fighters.

Dignitas 'using struck off medic'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A Department of Health spokeswoman urged anyone experiencing depression to seek NHS care

12:19am Saturday 30th May 2015

The Department of Health has described as "shocking" newspaper claims that an unregistered doctor is providing medical assessments to patients who want to go to Dignitas.

Obesity 'will be main cancer cause'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Experts say obesity could replace smoking as the main cause of cancer deaths within 15 years

12:19am Saturday 30th May 2015

Tackling obesity is a major priority the Government has said, as a report warns that one in five cancer deaths is caused by it.

Blatter slams England rep's boycott

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sepp Blatter said he will not forget the "hate campaign"

12:19am Saturday 30th May 2015

Re-elected Fifa president Sepp Blatter has continued an attack against his opponents by slamming England's new representative for boycotting an executive meeting of the troubled organisation.

Hollyoaks star Amanda Clapham: Charlie is not my brother

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Hollyoaks star Amanda Clapham: Charlie is not my brother

12:11am Saturday 30th May 2015

The Hollyoaks stars have the same surname, so they pretended to be brother and sister.

Melissa McCarthy and Paul Feig reveal details of the Ghostbusters remake

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Melissa McCarthy and Paul Feig reveal details of the Ghostbusters remake

12:11am Saturday 30th May 2015

The pair are reuniting for the fourth time for the all-female reboot of Ghostbusters.

Lenny Henry: Comedians are perfect for acting

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lenny Henry: Comedians are perfect for acting

12:11am Saturday 30th May 2015

The stand-up says moving into being an actor was an obvious route to go down.

Rufus Hound: I don't miss Celebrity Juice

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Rufus Hound: I don't miss Celebrity Juice

12:11am Saturday 30th May 2015

The comedian, actor and real ale enthusiast was a regular panellist on Keith Lemon’s outrageous ITV2 show between 2009 and 2012.

Kellie Maloney: I hope boxing doesn't bring back Frank

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Kellie Maloney: I hope boxing doesn't bring back Frank

12:11am Saturday 30th May 2015

The boxing promoter is hoping old demons won’t surface again.

Dwayne Johnson's a joker on set

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dwayne Johnson's a joker on set

12:11am Saturday 30th May 2015

San Andreas director Brad Peyton fell victim to one of the star’s tricks.

Robson Green: My Grantchester bromance with James Norton

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Robson Green: My Grantchester bromance with James Norton

5:56pm Saturday 30th May 2015

The pair will rekindle their bromance for the second series of Grantchester, which has started shooting.

Mark Wahlberg: Why I returned to university

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mark Wahlberg: Why I returned to university

12:01am Saturday 30th May 2015

The Transformers star admitted he attended university lectures to prepare for his role as a literature professor with a gambling addiction in Rupert Wyatt’s crime drama.

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