Corrie star charged with sex assaults

Corrie star charged with sex assaults
In a statement on Sunday, Mr Langley confirmed he had left Coronation Street but denied any claims of wrongdoing.He said: "Sadly, I will no longer be working on Coronation Street. Acting on the show has been the fulfilment of a personal dream."I will make a further statement in due course, and when I am able to do so."The actor played Todd Grimshaw, the first openly gay character in the soap's 57-year history, after first joining the programme in 2001.

Laugh, cry and laugh some more with these audiobooks by funny women

Laugh, cry and laugh some more with these audiobooks by funny women
Women are funny, duh.Image: Flickr, Gage SkidmoreJust to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. From SNL to Veep to Broad City, funny women are dominating everywhere you look. In fact, "Wise Gals" is now a category under the humor section on Barnes & Noble's website. There are literally countless books written by hilarious women that will make you laugh, cry, and listen to "Run the World" on repeat.  SEE ALSO:

The secrets behind Blue Planet II

The secrets behind Blue Planet II
Image copyright BBC NHU Image caption Sir David Attenborough defends use of clips shot in labs One segment of Blue Planet II includes close-up lab footage of coral bleaching, which producers said could only be filmed with lights and specialised cameras. How much of Blue Planet II is filmed in studios or other artificial environments?The overwhelming majority of Blue Planet II has been filmed in the wild. Blue Planet II is a natural history series, led by the latest

Terror accused ‘squabbled over knife cost’

Terror accused ‘squabbled over knife cost’
But he complained it wasn't good enough because it was too hard to feel like skin. "I know the difference in feeling, the same way I like hitting u. It's fun," he told her via Whatsapp. 'It's just going to sit at home'By January 2017, Mirza announced he wanted to spend £300 on a real knife. The couple were expecting their first child and Ms Taheer said the weapon did not have to be "state of the art"."It's just

Cardiff street becomes LA for US TV show

Cardiff street becomes LA for US TV show
Speaking to BBC Radio Wales' Good Evening Wales programme, Mr Schaffer joked: "Sometimes a scene needs a special stock shot. "They showed us the Los Angeles stock shot and we said 'no', they showed us London and we said 'no', they showed us the Edinburgh stock shot and we said 'no'."And finally, we said 'bring us the Cardiff stock shot' and then you know only the Cardiff stock shot can start a scene this special."Related Topics Cardiff More From

Turning a nightmare into pop music

Turning a nightmare into pop music
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEverything Everything perform Can't Do at BBC Music Introducing Live 2017 "There's a tide and it's coming in now," sings Jonathan Higgs on Night Of The Long Knives, the latest single from Everything Everything.The title refers to Hitler's bloody purge of the Nazi party in 1934, drawing a parallel to the rise of the right-wing politics in the last two years.Only Higgs isn't convinced that fascism will sweep everything in its

What’s it like to wake up the day after you planned to die?

What’s it like to wake up the day after you planned to die?
Rona is surprised that, given Colin had gone public on his decision to end his life, no service had intervened or suggested he give other services a go."I just think it's very sad that this man went out to Switzerland not knowing the simple things," she says.Colin is more sanguine. He says when he visited the clinic in Basel, Switzerland, he had to pass six tests to ensure he was not vulnerable or being coerced."If I'd failed any of

Why does this ‘pop anorak’ MP listen to gangster rap?

Why does this ‘pop anorak’ MP listen to gangster rap?
In one of the most unusual episodes, Cumbrian MP and self-confessed "complete and utter pop music anorak" Tim Farron listened to NWA's Straight Outta Compton - a slightly edgier group than the Liberal Democrat party he once led in Westminster. The world's most dangerous group? Straight Outta Compton charts early days of NWA "I think there were some people who thought I was trying to be down with the kids, but I just thought there was a good story

Weinstein ‘raped actress after Baftas’

Weinstein ‘raped actress after Baftas’
In the lawsuit filed in Delaware's Court of Chancery, Weinstein said he needed the information to prevent the company from being harmed by unjustified legal settlements, and to find out whether the board and executives wrongfully terminated him from his post there.'I disassociated'Malthe, who has appeared in films including This Means War alongside Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy and Chris Pine, said she was asleep when she was awoken by Weinstein's "repeated pounding" on the door. She said she heard

A closer look at the black women making headlines and breaking barriers this week.

A closer look at the black women making headlines and breaking barriers this week.
The talent and net worth in this photo alone is proof of awesomeness. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Parkwood Entertainment. Black women are everything. I say it without reservation or hesitation. I say it with personal experience and anecdotal knowledge. We. Are. Everything. Need someone to replace your contaminated water pipes? We can do that. Need someone to tell off Paul Ryan? We can do that. Need someone to help you master a skateboard trick? We can do

Harvey Weinstein may be stripped of CBE

Harvey Weinstein may be stripped of CBE
More than two dozen women - among them actresses Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rose McGowan - have made accusations against him including rape and sexual assault. Weinstein insists sexual relations he had were consensual.The latest claim against him came from actress and writer Brit Marling, who described an encounter in 2014 in which she claimed the movie mogul suggested they shower together. A number of organisations have distanced themselves from the American.The Oscars board voted to expel the

Wife bought knife for husband’s terror plan

Wife bought knife for husband’s terror plan
The couple who put IS at the heart of their marriageThey acted on MI5 intelligence that Mirza was going to carry out a rampaging knife attack, similar to those seen this year in London. His arrest on 29 March came exactly one week after the Westminster Bridge terror attack in London.The court was told the pair had initially hoped to travel to Syria to aid the Islamic State group - but decided to carry out an attack in their

Weinstein assistant ‘paid 125k for silence’

Weinstein assistant ‘paid 125k for silence’
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGeorge Clooney and Matt Damon spoke out over the Harvey Weinstein accusations A British former assistant of Harvey Weinstein says she was paid £125,000 ($165,200) to keep quiet after accusing the movie mogul of sexual harassment.Zelda Perkins told the Financial Times she signed a non-disclosure agreement in 1998 after making the accusations. She said he asked her to give him massages and tried to pull her into bed, but she "was

Yes, wealthy black Americans experience racism and get to protest. Here’s why.

Yes, wealthy black Americans experience racism and get to protest. Here’s why.
Colin Kaepernick last played for the San Francisco 49ers. Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images. Colin Kaepernick, still unemployed and blacklisted by the NFL, has received a range of critiques from sports pundits, Twitter users, and the NFL audience for using his platform as a famous athlete to speak out against police brutality. There is a problematic line of thought that continues to resurface in these conversations: Black Americans who are wealthy or noted intellects — so-called "privileged" black Americans

George H.W. Bush issues another apology after sexual assault allegations

George H.W. Bush issues another apology after sexual assault allegations
President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush.Image: Eric Gay/AP/REX/ShutterstockGeorge H.W. Bush was forced to apologise for a second time after another actress said he sexually assaulted her at a photo op.  SEE ALSO: Matt Damon admits to knowing about Weinstein's sexual harassment for decades Jordana Grolnick told Deadspin that the incident happened in August 2016, while she was working at a Maine production of Hunchback of Notre Dame and the crew gathered for a picture with the