Nods to Ant's absence as Dec presents Takeaway solo

Declan Donnelly nodded to longterm co-presenter and friend Ant McPartlin’s absence as he hosted Saturday Night Takeaway for the first time on his own. The decision for Donnelly to front the last two episodes of the series on his own came after McPartlin was...

British SAS soldier killed by IS in Syria named

A British special forces soldier killed during an anti-Islamic State operation in Syria has been described as “daring and fearless”. Sergeant Matt Tonroe, from the 3rd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment, died in an improvised explosive device blast on...

British SAS soldier killed in Syria is named

The British special forces soldier who was killed in Syria has been named by the Ministry of Defence. Sergeant Matt Tonroe from the 3rd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment died in action on Thursday. He was a member of the UK’s elite Special Air Service and was...

Redmayne leads tributes at Stephen Hawking's funeral

Eddie Redmayne has led the tributes to Professor Stephen Hawking at the world-famous physicist’s funeral in Cambridge. The actor, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Professor Hawking in the 2014 biopic The Theory of Everything, gave a reading at the private...

Dec 'to deliver emotional message' to Ant on TV

Declan Donnelly is expected to deliver an emotional message of support to his friend and erstwhile co-host Ant McPartlin on tonight’s Saturday Night Takeaway. The show will begin with Donnelly addressing what insiders have described as the “elephant in the...