He told the Mirror: “And if they not only don’t win... [but] have to see me trotting up and raising the award, you may have to have a medical team on standby to race in and make sure they’re OK. We might need smelling salts for that one.”
Morgan said he thought it was time someone else took home the prize.
“I deserve to win because everyone’s sick and tired of Ant and Dec automatically winning this award, which bears no relation to reality,” he said.
“They’ve done nothing special in the last year, even they would admit that. I think it’s time the procession came to a shuddering halt and the Morgan bandwagon was rewarded with glory.”
After skipping a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Global Citizen Live Festival made its return bigger than ever, staging events in eight cities, from New York to Los Angeles to Mumbai, on Sept. 25. The organization’s flagship concert in New York City — where GCF has taken place since its inception in 2012 […]
The situation in the Taiwan Strait is "complex and grim", Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote in a congratulatory letter on Sunday to the newly elected leader of Taiwan's main opposition party, who has pledged to renew talks with Beijing. Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) elected as their leader on Saturday former New Taipei City mayor Eric Chu (https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/taiwan-opposition-partys-new-leader-pledges-renewed-talks-with-china-2021-09-25), who said he would rekindle stalled high-level contacts with China's ruling Communist Party. China claims Taiwan as its own territory and has stepped up military and political pressure to force the democratically ruled island to accept Chinese sovereignty, even though most Taiwanese have shown no interest in being governed by Beijing.
The Windy Fire in California’s Sequoia National Forest grew to over 74,000 acres on September 25.The major wildfire was exhibiting “high resistance to control” on Saturday, including behavior such as uphill runs and long-range spotting, according to firefighting authorities.This video, taken by a remote camera in the ALERTWildfire network, shows the Windy Fire intensifying. Credit: ALERTWildfire via Storyful
Comedian and actor Ellie Taylor says she now realises she probably suffered from postnatal depression after the birth of her daughter, and wants to be able to help others go through the changes that come with parenthood.
A propane tank exploded during an event at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth on September 25.Nobody was injured as a result of the explosion, according to a social media post by the Texas Motor Speedway.Video by Jesse Williams shows the moment the tank, belonging to a food vendor in the stadium’s infield, explodes. Credit: Jesse Williams via Storyful
She was called "the leader of the free world" as authoritarian populists were on the march in Europe and the United States, but Angela Merkel is wrapping up a historic 16 years in power with an uncertain legacy at home and abroad.
A sprawling, vacant plot of land in the heart of Singapore, which inspired the setting of the hit movie ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, may be transformed into a multibillion dollar luxury residential development, according to people with knowledge of the plans.
Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion, 10-year bill strengthening social safety net and climate programs through the House Budget Committee, but one Democrat voted “no,” illustrating the challenges party leaders face in winning the near unanimity they'll need to push the sprawling package through Congress. Under budget rules, the committee wasn’t allowed to significantly amend the 2,465-page measure, the product of 13 other House committees. More important work has been happening in an opaque procession of mostly unannounced phone calls, meetings and other bargaining sessions among party leaders and rank-and-file lawmakers.
Olaf Scholz, the centre-left Social Democrat (SPD) candidate to succeed Angela Merkel, is one of Germany's most influential politicians, with a reputation for being meticulous, confident and fiercely ambitious.