Bashar al-Assad has appeared in public for ther first time since being sworn in for a third term as Syria's president. Assad joined the faithful for prayers on the Muslim holiday of Eid, although outside the mosque Syria's war continued unabated. Deborah Lutterbeck reports..
X-Factor judge Louis Walsh says Cheryl Cole saga is not a publicity stunt
Louis Walsh says that Simon Cowell put his neck on the block to give Cheryl Cole a chance in the US and the ongoing saga over her sacking is not a publicity stunt. Louis was speaking as he left his hotel in Glasgow for the X-Factor auditions in Scotland with new judges Kelly Rowland and Tulisa Contostavlos.