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Michael McIntyre’s Big Show review: Ed Balls invites us to a hot tub party (sort of)

Bursting into bedrooms and sending texts from the former shadow chancellor’s phone … The comedian’s show is back – and hard to dislike<p>Can you think of anything worse, more horrendous or terrifying? It’s the middle of the night, you are fast asleep in bed, at home. Suddenly, you are woken by people …

Gangnam Style

What’s On TV Tonight? Our Pick Of The Best Shows: Monday 20th November

What’s on telly tonight? Here the TV Times team of expert reviewers highlight three of the best shows on telly tonight for Monday 20th November …

TV

Philip Hammond must ditch deficit reduction and invest. But he won't

The chancellor should change course but with no majority, no money and no productivity growth there’s no hope of that<p>Philip Hammond did not get his nickname of “Spreadsheet Phil” for nothing. The chancellor is a cautious man, who thinks that tackling Britain’s productivity challenge is a better use …

Economics

What’s On TV Tonight? Our Pick Of The Best Shows: Saturday 18th November

What’s on telly tonight? Here the TV Times team of expert reviewers highlight three of the best shows on telly tonight for Saturday 18th …

TV

Book review: Gordon Brown has learned nothing and forgotten quite a bit

<i>My Life, Our Times</i> by Gordon BrownThere is a wonderful cartoon by Max Beerbohm of George Bernard Shaw standing on his head, while Max himself, …

Books

Why Tory MPs are embracing Labour’s economic policy

The idea of borrowing for investment, once dismissed as reckless, is increasingly attractive to Conservatives.<p>At the 2015 general election, the …

Economics

I'm A Celebrity 2017 - the rumoured line-up: full gallery

Film November 08, 2017 - 13:17 GMT<p>The countdown is officially on until the return of <b>I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!</b>. The jungle reality show, …

Gemma Collins

Computer mistakes cat for guacamole (and other joyful digital news from this week)

<b>I guarantee you at least one belly laugh in this week's roundup of joyful digital news.</b>From crazy new ads to AI-generated halloween costumes by way …

Labour Party

Norwich City: Championship club's latest accounts reveal £2.7m losses

<b>Championship side Norwich's accounts up to 30 June show post-tax losses of £2.7m and a £25m drop in income.</b><p>The decline in income came after they were relegated from the Premier League in May 2016, before finishing eighth in the Championship last season.<p>The club spent £4.3m on severance costs for 15 …

Norwich City FC

Why London Needs A Holocaust Memorial

Memorials to an event are usually placed close to where the event happened, or at least somewhere with a strong connection to it. Therefore it's not …

London

These are the things we fear the most

What are our biggest fears?<p>Apparently, 7% of men are absolutely terrified of a robot uprising and some dread sharknados.<p>Yes, there are some people …

Donald Trump

There’s now a completely white house in Leeds (but Trump doesn’t live there)

A modest home is giving Trump’s residence a run for its money after the owner painted it completely white.<p>OK, so it’s not as impressive at the actual …

The White House

Ed Balls mocks a police force for making a familiar Twitter mistake

Ed Balls has had a long and varied career, but rather than his time as a cabinet minister or appearing on Strictly Come Dancing, he will probably be …

Labour Party

Ed Balls flies to US to meet Trump supporters in new documentary

Ed Balls will "immerse himself" in the lives of those who voted for Donald Trump in America's Deep South for a new documentary, continuing his …

Labour Party

BBC - BBC announces new Factual commissions from Vicky McClure, Lenny Henry, Ed Balls and Lucy Worsley - Media Centre

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11 memorable routines from Strictly Come Dancing’s annual Halloween week

Let’s face it, no series of Strictly Come Dancing would be complete without the show’s annual Halloween week.<p>From that bit where they turn the …

Strictly Come Dancing

Ed Balls leaves Strictly Come Dancing spin-off host Zoe Ball speechless with X-rated Jeremy Vine story

"This is the most surreal conversation I've ever been witnessed to."<p>Ed Balls left Zoe Ball momentarily speechless live on <i>Strictly Come Dancing</i>'s …

Debbie McGee

Ed Balls revisits his Gangnam Style routine from Strictly Come Dancing

Former Strictly Come Dancing star Ed Balls has revisited his most famous routine.<p>The ex-Labour MP was the star of the 2016 series of the show, winning legions of fans for his eccentric routines and his salsa to Gangnam Style, with partner Katya Jones, was shortlisted for a Bafta.<p>He performed a …

Gangnam Style

Ed Balls: The Holocaust memorial will be a reminder to respect history

In recent years, an urgent mission to record the testimony of British Holocaust survivors was conducted in London and across the country. More than …

London

'Strictly Come Dancing': Singer Tommy Blaize Reveals The Behind-The-Scenes Secrets Of The Show's Famous Band

The musicians are the unsung heroes of 'Strictly'.<p>Over 10 million people hear him sing every week, but you would be forgiven for not realising who …

Universal Music

Why politicians appearing on reality TV is nearly always a bad idea

Voters who enjoy seeing their elected representatives do ridiculous things on television are in for a treat - next week, Michael Fabricant will be opening his heart to the nation on First Dates, and Jeremy Corbyn is due to film a special episode of Gogglebox over the weekend.<p>While reality …

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I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! 2017: Line-up rumours and gossip

View Gallery25 photos<p>1 / 25<p>Charlotte Crosby<p>Former Geordie Shore star, Just Tattoo of Us host and all round LEGEND, Charlotte Crosby has reportedly …

Celebrity Big Brother

Great British Bake Off is not ‘struggling’ to find celebs for charity special as it has already filmed

exclusive<p>Channel 4 bosses have laughed off recent claims that the bigwigs behind Great British Bake Off are ‘terrified’ of being unable to cast …

Great British Bake Off

Which Stars Are Rumoured To Be Heading To The Jungle For This Year’s I’m A Celeb?

We can't wait for the return of our fave show...<p>Although we’re devastated that summer is over, it means the return ITV’s <i>I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out</i> …

Charlotte Crosby

The Apprentice: Who's been fired from the boardroom this week?

The teams were faced with programming and selling a robot they designed themselves.<p>Lord Sugar and his firing finger were back tonight as <i>The …

Drums

Yorkshire in bid to be as mighty as a country

Yorkshire

Theresa May is a replicant in This Week's Blade Runner 2049 spoof

"The Maybot was declared unfit for office on Earth."<p>We kind of love <i>This Week</i>'s cringe pop culture parodies - after all, pretty much nothing could top …

Blade Runner

Mark Carney: independence has not gone too far

Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has defended the institution's independence following criticism from former shadow chancellor Ed Balls, who suggested the Treasury should take a bigger role in setting monetary policy.<p>"Independence has not gone too far," the governor said. "The …

Economy

Ed Balls: Treasury has 'washed its hands' of duty

<b>The Treasury under the Conservatives has "washed its hands" of responsibility for financial stability, former Labour MP Ed Balls has said.</b><p>"It has said 'leave it all to the Bank of England,'" Mr Balls told the BBC.<p>It comes as former Labour prime minister Gordon Brown also said the Bank had been left …

Labour Party

When politicians fall foul of social media

<b>You've probably heard of Ed Balls Day.</b><p>Back in 2011, the former Labour MP inadvertently inserted his name into the calendar by tweeting two famous words: Ed Balls.<p>You might be less familiar with Mykhaylo Dobkin, unless you're reading in Ukraine. But Mr Dobkin became a social media sensation 10 years …

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