Just when you thought you had finally erased from your mind the image of George Galloway in a leotard while on Celebrity Big Brother, another serving politician goes and signs up for a reality television programme.
Nadine Dorries, MP for Mid-Bedfordshire, is taking part in the forthcoming series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here for which she will be exchanging parliament for the Australian jungle. The news has led to predictable claims that a diet of intense boredom while surrounded by unpleasant creatures is the perfect preparation for her stint on the show.Read more >>
With the Olympics opening ceremony being eagerly anticipated by many, that the Games have already started might have passed some of us by. Our women footballers kicked off Team GB’s Olympic campaign in Cardiff on Wednesday, setting what we hope will be a positive tone with their win. However, the pre-match national anthem left a few of the ladies looking bemused, as the music continued after they had completed the first, and what’s traditionally been the only, verse of God Save the Queen. It transpires that Team GB members are now required to also sing the third verse of the anthem…who knew?!Read more >>