As the UK continues to dig itself out of recession, George Osborne took a tour of the JCB factory in Staffordshire off the back of the company's £150 million investment announcement to expand and create new jobs.
Psychedelic alien-like creature spotted in Bristol
IT was a mystery that took the internet by storm but the Bristol harbour 'alien' has been exposed as an elaborate stunt to promote a new TV show. Bristolians took to social media this week to report the appearance of a bioluminescent giant squid-like creature pulsing beneath the water in the city's harbour. Videos and images shot by stunned locals of the tentacled alien-like being first appeared on Tuesday (December 3). Within hours, speculation about the creature's identity reached fever pitch on social media, chat rooms and message boards. On YouTube, where views on one video reached 120,000, some believed it was the work of Bristol artist Banksy while others were more cynical. But as these exclusive pictures show, the "alien" was in fact the work of the team at TV channel Watch who created the captivating ‘creature’. The viral video was designed to promote a new magic and illusion TV show, 'The Happenings'. The follows magicians Barry and Stuart as they set about making the unbelievable believable to the unsuspecting residents of towns across the UK and America. 'The Happenings' launches of Monday 9 December at 9pm on channel Watch.
Videographer: Matt Devine
Unicef Ambassador Selena Gomez urges fans to help prevent deaths of one million children in West Africa
Actress, recording artist and designer Selena Gomez is making a heartfelt appeal to her fans to support UNICEF's efforts to save children's lives in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa.
For more information about UNICEF's work in the Sahel region or to make a donation, please visit www.unicef.org.uk
October 21st sees the release of Monte Carlo, a glamorous tale of love and friendship starring Disney showgirl Selena Gomez and Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester. With gorgeous locations, glittering jewellery and dresses to make even princesses jealous, Monte Carlo is the feel-good film of the year.