X Factor ‘axing’ is met with delight and relief from TV fans after 17 years

TV fans could not contain their glee when it was reported on Wednesday evening that Simon Cowell had pulled the plug on The X Factor.  Insiders revealed that it the music mogul, 61, has accepted the UK’s version of the show ‘has become slightly stale’, so has reportedly decided to ‘shelve’ the programme for five years, … Read more

Melissa Doyle reveals how she found confidence again after Sunrise axing

Melissa Doyle has revealed that living by the mantra ‘s**t happens’ helped her after she was controversially sacked from Sunrise eight years ago.  The 51-year-old, who parted ways with Channel Seven last August after 25 years, spoke to Nova’s Powerful Steps podcast this week about how she recovered from being replaced as anchor by Sam Armytage in 2013. … Read more

Matt Hancock rules out axing ‘important’ support bubbles helping families cope with the pandemic

Matt Hancock rules out axing ‘important’ support bubbles helping families cope with the pandemic as new super-transmissible Covid strain raises fears of a harsher lockdown to come The Health Secretary had previously refused to rule out the drastic step  But tonight he said they were too important to struggling families to remove ‘They are an … Read more

Sainsbury’s axing 3,500 jobs with all deli counters to close

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s is axing 3,500 jobs as it shuts all its deli, fish and meat counters and closes swathes of standalone Argos stores. The supermarket, which is the second biggest in the country behind Tesco, sank to a £137million loss in the six months to 19 September, which it blamed on closures and ‘market … Read more

Will Covid-19 hasten axing of state pension ‘triple lock’?

Pensioner guarantee: Full flat rate state pension will rise to £9,300, and old basic rate to £7,200 a year The state pension ‘triple lock’ will boost pensioner income by 2.5 per cent next April, after what looks set to be a grim winter dominated by Covid-19 and economic hardship. The triple lock means annual state pension … Read more

Teddi Mellencamp admits RHOBH axing has been ‘like a break-up’

‘I feel sad’: Teddi Mellencamp admits RHOBH axing has been ‘like a break-up’… and reveals she first learned about her firing on DailyMail.com By George Stark For Dailymail.com Published: 18:59 BST, 1 October 2020 | Updated: 18:59 BST, 1 October 2020 Teddi Mellencamp is opening up about her firing from The Real Housewives of Beverly … Read more

BBC makes U-turn on axing Red Button amid viewer backlash after spending £290million on the service

The BBC has reversed its decision to axe Red Button services following warnings that removal of the interactive platform could leave the vulnerable ‘further isolated and marginalised from society’.  The broadcaster announced plans to remove the text and data element of the Red Button service in November last year, but moves were halted in January.     Critics had expressed concerns … Read more

Andrew Neil blasts BBC for axing his show even though it was more popular than Channel 4 news

Andrew Neil has said there were times he was ‘unhappy’ at the BBC, but that he is not out to ‘seek revenge’ as he leaves to help launch GB News. The broadcaster, 71, will be the face and chairman of the 24-hour TV channel, signalling the end of his relationship with the BBC, where he … Read more

London City Airport is axing 239 jobs as part of ‘crucial restructuring plans’ 

London City Airport is axing 239 jobs – 35% of its total staff – as part of ‘crucial restructuring plans’ amid Covid pandemic By Danyal Hussain For Mailonline Published: 11:27 BST, 14 September 2020 | Updated: 11:39 BST, 14 September 2020 London City Airport has announced it is cutting up to 239 jobs as part of … Read more

Perfume firm Jo Malone apologises to Star Wars actor John Boyega after AXING him from advert

Perfume firm Jo Malone apologises to Star Wars actor John Boyega after AXING him from advert he filmed for them and using entirely non-black cast for version shown in China Perfume company Jo Malone apologised to the black British star John Boyega They had cut him out of an advert when it was remade for … Read more