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Not Such a Joke After All? XFactor Boys Set For Big Things

Celebrity, Entertainment, Film & TV, News, UK
The story of how I ended up partying alongside X Factor 'joke' duo Bradley and Ottavio, Nicole Scherzinger and Sam Smith. Reporter - Chrys Salter Interestingly enough, when I pictured my Saturday night out in London’s Soho district, I was with people a lot less exciting than a couple of X Factor finalists who had divided the nation earlier on this year with their ‘joke’ act, branded talentless and fame hungry by journalists and viewers alike. The truth of the matter is however; this pair of popstar wannabes are much more intelligent than you might think. After stumbling in to the wrong queue outside the notorious Heaven night club near Embankment, I would not have even noticed there was a red carpet if I hadn’t been scrambling on the floor looking for my credit card which I had droppe
From The Other Side: What’s it really like to be on Traffic Cops?

From The Other Side: What’s it really like to be on Traffic Cops?

Entertainment, Film & TV
How quickly life can change… Reporter: Ryan Elliott | Sub-Editor: Alex Clement Since it first aired on The BBC back in 2003, Traffic Cops UK has gone on to assert itself as a popular late night British turn-to show. Albeit, we don’t lose sleep in the run-up to the release of a new series, but if there’s nothing else on, it’s always there. Now into its 14th series – the show’s focus is simple, yet satisfying to watch. Camera crews follow police in their pursuit of criminals around The United Kingdom, leading to some outrageous footage. We’ve seen drink drivers, hit-and-runners and more than a fair share of other law breakers over the years, but the question stands – what is it actually like to be the antagonist in this situation? We caught up with a young man (who asked to remain anon
Netflix Finally Announces ‘Offline Mode’

Netflix Finally Announces ‘Offline Mode’

Entertainment, Film & TV
You can now take your favourite shows anywhere… Reporter: Ryan Elliott | Sub-Editor: Alex Clement Though standing as one of the most popular online film/TV platforms worldwide, Netflix has often faced criticism for one simple reason – you need to be connected to the internet to view the content. The option to download content for offline play is not something new to the world, with sites such as Sky Go already offering such options. Finally, however, Netflix have joined the club. As announced by their website, users worldwide can now download any content they wish for offline consumption – with no extra fee involved. The new ‘download now to watch later’ option supports iOS and Android devices, though is yet to support desktop versions. On the new feature, Eddy Wu (Director

Ellen DeGeneres awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Celebrity, Entertainment, Film & TV
America’s highest civilian honour is awarded to those who contribute to the US’ culture, interest and security. Reporter: Marta Szymborska | Sub-editor: Natalia Sokolowska The talk show host struggled to hold back tears when receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama. DeGeneres was accompanied by her wife, Portia de Rossi, in spite of recent rumours that the couple was divorcing after eight years of marriage. During the ceremony, DeGeneres was introduced by both President Obama and The White House aide: "At a pivotal moment, her courage and candor helped change the hearts and minds of millions of Americans, accelerating our nation's constant drive toward equality and acceptance for all. Ellen DeGeneres has showed us that a single individual can make the world
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