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Jo Whiley 'Obsessed' With Gardening

Jo Whiley is ''obsessed'' with her garden.The 53-year-old radio presenter spends her evenings on air as the host of her BBC Radio 2 show, and has said that when she's not working, she likes to...

Jo Whiley Caught Gardening In Her Underwear By Delivery Driver

Jo Whiley was caught gardening in her underwear by a delivery driver. The 53-year-old BBC radio DJ had a very ''embarrassing exchange'' when the lost driver wandered into her garden to find her wearing gloves...

Billie Eilish Gets Glastonbury Stage Upgrade

Billie Eilish has been promoted to a bigger stage at Glastonbury because she is so popular.The 17-year-old pop phenomenon - who only released her debut album 'When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?'...

Simon Mayo Left Radio 2 For Exciting New Challenge

Simon Mayo says he left BBC Radio 2 because his classical station is a more ''thrilling way'' to spend his next few years. The 60-year-old DJ left his Radio 2 Drivetime Show with Jo Whiley...

Simon Mayo Lands Job On New Classical Station

Simon Mayo is to lead the presenting line-up for a new classical music radio station.The 60-year-old DJ - who left his BBC Radio 2 drivetime show after eight years shortly before Christmas - will host...

Sara Cox 'Bloody Loved' First Day On Radio 2 Drivetime Show

Sara Cox ''bloody loved'' her first show as the host of the BBC Radio 2 Drivetime slot.The 44-year-old radio presenter took over from Simon Mayo and Jo Whiley as the host of the Drivetime show...

Sara Cox Named As New Bbc Radio 2 Drivetime Presenter

Sara Cox will replace Simon Mayo and Jo Whiley on the BBC Radio 2 Drivetime show. The 43-year-old broadcaster is ''beyond chuffed'' to have landed the prestigious hosting slot on the UK radio station, which...

Simon Mayo 'Overwhelmed' By Fans Support After Quitting Radio 2

Simon Mayo has been ''overwhelmed'' with the support he's received since quitting BBC Radio 2.The 60-year-old DJ announced on Monday (22.10.18) he is leaving the Drive Time Show on the UK station to focus on...

Simon Mayo: Jo Whiley's Hairy Toes Made Me Quit Bbc Radio 2

Simon Mayo has joked he is leaving BBC Radio 2 because of Jo Whiley's ''hairy toes''.The 60-year-old DJ announced on Monday (22.10.18) that he is set to step down from his role hosting the drive...

Simon Mayo Quits Bbc Radio 2

Simon Mayo has quit BBC Radio 2.The 60-year-old DJ has decided to leave the drive time show on the UK radio station to focus on his book writing career, as he needed to let go...

Paul Mccartney: I'd Play Glastonbury If Asked

Sir Paul McCartney would ''probably'' headline Glastonbury if he were asked.The 76-year-old music legend has joked that he thinks his daughters Stella, 46, and Mary, 48 - whom he has with late ex-wife Linda -...

Jo Whiley To Co-host Radio 2'S Drivetime Show With Simon Mayo In Schedule Shake-up

The BBC has moved to engender a drastic shake-up of the Radio 2 schedule, the British nation’s most listened-to radio station, by increasing the number of female presenters and pulling three of its longest-running arts...

Ed Sheeran Gets Cats And Gets Serious With His Girlfriend

Ed Sheeran's relationship with Cherry Seaborn is getting serious because the couple have got pet cats together.The 25-year-old singer has been in a relationship with his former school friend Cherry Seaborn since the middle of...

Robbie Williams: I Feel Bourn Out

Robbie Williams feels ''burnt out'' after going on an extensive promotional tour for his new album 'The Heavy Entertainment Show'.The 42-year-old singer has admitted to feeling tired because of his hectic work schedule, which shows...

Daisy Lowe Is All Smiles As She Attends Disney X Cath Kidston Vip Launch Event

Daisy Lowe put her 'Strictly Come Dancing' disappointment behind her as she attended the Disney x Cath Kidston VIP launch event on Friday (02.11.16).The 27-year-old model was joined by her mother Pearl Lowe and her...

Coldplay Donate Big Money To Sports Relief, Chris Martin Joins The Voice

Coldplay have got in on the whole Spots Relief shebang by donating a hefty sum to Jo Whiley’s walking challenge, putting £260k toward the Radio 2 DJ’s running task. And lead singer Chris Martin...

Arcade Fire Drop Huge Glastonbury 2014 Hint: Will They Headline?

Arcade Fire's lead singer Win Butler has hinted that his band are gearing up to play at UK festivals in 2014. Speaking to BBC Radio 2's Jo Whiley, Butler cryptically advised that Arcade Fire's fans...

Peter Capaldi Revealed As The Next Time Lord

Peter Capaldi was revealed as the twelfth incarnation of Doctor Who on Sunday 4th in a special live BBC broadcast.Peter Capaldi at the 2013 BAFTA's held at the Royal Festival Hall, London. The show, broadcast...

Emeli Sande Promotes Gucci UK Music Fund

Emeli Sande is supporting Gucci's UK Music Fund.The 26-year-old singer joined forces with Jo Whiley at London's Soho hotel today (10.04.13) for the launch of Gucci Timepieces and Jewellery's new UK Music Fund, which aims...

R.e.m. Planned Split Since 2008

R.E.M. had been planning their split since 2008. The 'Losing My Religion' rockers - Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe - first thought about the end of the group while touring their album 'Accelerator'...

Chris Moyles Obliterated By Chris Evans In Ratings Figures

Chris Moyles has lost his crown as the most listened to breakfast DJ, after it was announced Chris Evans pulled in 1.7 million more listeners than his rival, according to the UK's Metro newspaper. The...

Elbow And Goldfrapp Sign Up For Little Noise Sessions

Elbow, Marina and the Diamonds and Goldfrapp have signed up for this year's Little Noise Sessions. The artists have the joined the bill for the annual intimate charity concerts, which see artists play special stripped...

Amy Winehouse's Charitable Nature

Amy Winehouse has been remembered for her charitable nature. The 'Back to Black' singer may have led a controversial lifestyle and struggled with problems including alcohol and drugs, but she also made a great deal...

Elbow Fan Jay-z

Jay-Z is a fan of Elbow. The '99 Problems' rapper is a fan of the 'Neat Little Rows' indie group after seeing them from the side of the stage at this year's Glastonbury festival. Radio...

Primal Scream Close Camp Bestival

Primal Scream closed Camp Bestival last night (31.07.11).The 'Can't Go Back' dance rock band played their breakthrough album, 'Screamadelica', in full to close the four-day family friendly festival at Lulworth Castle in Dorset. The band...

Emma Watson Confirms Romance

Emma Watson has confirmed she is dating George Craig.The 20-year-old actress was spotted with the One Night Only singer at this weekend's Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, South West England, and has admitted they have grown...

U2 To Preview New Album With Live Lounge Set

U2 are to perform tracks from their new album No Line on the Horizon on BBC Radio 1 later this month, it has been announced.Bono and company will play three tracks for a session in...

By on 14 February 2009

Leona Lewis' Run Cover Smashes Download Record

Leona Lewis' cover of Snow Patrol's Run has become the fastest-selling digital download ever.The single was downloaded 69,244 times in just two days, meaning the X Factor winner is almost certain to secure her third...

By on 04 December 2008

Keane Offer New Track For Free Download

Keane have made their new single Spiralling available for free download for one week only.Following the example set by Coldplay - whose free download of Violet Hill led to their website crashing - the Sussex...

By on 04 August 2008

Bbc Fined £400,000 By Ofcom

The BBC has been fined almost half a million pounds by the broadcasting watchdog for deceiving viewers and listeners in a range of competitions.The £400,000 penalty from Ofcom is the highest ever imposed upon the...

By on 30 July 2008

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