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Jury in murder trial of Bolton dad-of-two fail to reach verdict

A murder trial jury has been discharged in the case of a teenager accused of stabbing a 63-year-old Bolton man after failing to reach a verdict. They deliberated for more than a day but could not reach a decision.

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Ben Shephard admits he's 'stressed' over Netflix star's Tipping Point blunder
Ben Shephard told viewers he was 'stressed' after comedian Roisin Conaty suffered epic blunders on Tipping Point: Lucky Stars.Tipping Point presenter Ben returned to screens on Sunday night (May 22) with a brand new episode of Tipping Point: Lucky Stars, but it wasn't long before things turned tense in the studio.The star-studded episode saw Diversity dancer Jordan Banjo join TV presenter Chris Bavin and comedian Roisin Conaty.Netflix star Roisin, who starred in Ricky Gervais' record-breaking comedy After Life, got off to a rocky start on the show when she stumbled over her words.Ben had tried to exercise his usual hosting duties in asking her what she'd like to do next in the first round, but she couldn't manage to string a sentence together.However, the TV star also struggled with her drops on the arcade-style Tipping Point machine - which meant she lost out on vital cash to keep her in the game.One tense moment showed her dropping the counter into the machine at the wrong time, leaving Ben gutted as her counter landed on top of another counter and became useless - otherwise known as a 'rider'.Ben had tried to advise her: "Take your time", but he started cringing as Rosin immediately dropped her counter.And later on, she suffered the same mistake and dropped her counter at the wrong time.Ben stepped in again to help her and said: "Wait, wait, wait," but Roisin had already made the error and cried: "Oh no!"An exasperated Ben cried out: "Oh my days, this is so stressful" before begging the machine: "Please can you get some money for Roisin, please!"This is a live TV story and is being constantly updated.
Inside Bradley Walsh’s jaw-dropping net worth – and former football career
Bradley Walsh will appear on Desert Island Discs this weekend as he shares thoughts on his interesting life and career so far.The show talks to all manner of famous and interesting people, from wartime doctors to celebrities like Ricky Gervais, Ian Wright and Richard Osman.Episodes can often become emotional as celebrity guests look back on the ups and downs in their lives, and the soundtrack they feel accompanies it.Despite an impressive career, Bradley, 61, has indicated he may consider retiring soon.The Chase host said: "You know what, in a couple of years time I won’t have to do any of it, I’ll be retired and that’ll be it."Footballer turned presenter and actor has had a varied career, becoming one of the most famous faces in Britain thanks to his roles as a quiz show host on The Chase in particular.Bradley Walsh is reported to have a jaw-dropping net worth of £20million, including £12.5mil in assets.It was revealed in 2018 that Bradley had earned £9.2mil in the two years before, allowing him to live in an Essex mansion complete with a pool.He owns the company Wingit Productions alongside his wife Donna Derby, itself believed to be worth £12.3mil, according to the Sun.He and Donna, who once appeared in the music video for Simply Irresistible by Robert Palmer, have been married since 1997.They share one son, Barney, who features alongside Walsh in the show Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad. Bradley also has a daughter from a previous relationship.He's now spent 40 years in showbiz, but his face first became nationally recognised when he presented the National Lottery.He remains best-known for presenting the chase and acting credits in Coronation Street as Danny Baldwin and in Doctor Who as Graham O'Brien.
Piers Morgan updates on 'vile yob' who sent 'genuinely horrible death threats'
Piers Morgan updated on the death threat situation which involved a "genuinely horrible death threat" sent to the former Good Morning Britain host and one of his sons.The TV star, who is 57, isn't normally alarmed by what people have to say online but one message aimed at him and his son sent shivers and Piers knew at that point he had to take action.According to reports at the time, the messages that were publicly expressed that he was "a marked man" and it was a "promise" that he would "getting killed".It was claimed that messages were also issued to his 28-year-old son Spencer, telling him that he would "get it" if his father didn't.Updating on the situation in a debate over whether Donald Trump should be reinstated with his Twitter account or not, the former newspaper editor host told US spokesperson Ben Ferguson the case was still ongoing.On his new show Piers Morgan Uncensored, he said: "I was on Instagram when some vile yob, in this country in the UK posted a death threat to me and one of my sons on his Instagram page."The ex-Life Stories host explained that after pursuing the case with police a charge was still yet to be delivered.He added: "In fact, it’s going through the legal process now and it’s taken 16 months and there’s still been no charging decision."The news anchor commented: "I was absolutely incensed that someone would target one of my kids like that with a genuinely horrible death threat and I’ve decided to pursue it."Meanwhile, Piers set the record straight on Wednesday's programme after he'd seemingly faced backlash after an interview with the Taliban on his new TalkTv show.Some media outlets had suspected that Ricky Gervais was not impressed with the interview that saw Piers clash with the Taliban
Dave Chappelle attacked on stage during live Netflix show
Dave Chappelle was the target of a violent attack in Los Angeles on Tuesday when he was rushed on stage. The star was performing at the Netflix Is A Joke event when a man charged him during his performance. MORE: Chris Rock's brother speaks out over Will Smith Oscars slap Security were forced to intervene and drag the offender away as the stunned crowd watched the live events unfold.WATCH: Will Smith slaps Chris Rock at the Oscars Actor Jamie Foxx was watching the show from the wings and rushed to help Dave during the shock moment. Despite the attack, Dave - who came under fire earlier this year for trans jokes during another Netflix show, The Closer - was unharmed and even went on to make a controversial joke immediately after the incident. MORE: Oscars host Amy Schumer reveals why Chris Rock didn’t leave stage after Will Smith slap RELATED: Ricky Gervais reveals how he would have handled Will Smith altercationChris Rock also seized the opportunity to make light of his own on-stage misfortune, when Will Smith slapped him during the Oscars.  Dave thanked Jamie Foxx for rushing on stage to help him During his performance later in the evening, he said: "Was that Will Smith?"Social media was lit on fire with people who viewed the performance at the Hollywood Bowl as they wrote: "Someone just rushed Dave Chappelle," and there were strings of shocked face emojis. READ: Amy Schumer makes career decision in wake of 'traumatizing' Will Smith Oscars upsetOthers weren't sure what had happened and wondered if it was some sort of joke.  Chris Rock performed after Dave and made reference to being slapped by Will Smith Dave thanked Jamie for trying to help him and told the crowd: "Shout out to Jamie Foxx by the way.
Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, film producer, director and musician. He is perhaps best known for creating, writing and acting in the British television series The Office (2001–2003). He has won seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and the Rose d'Or twice (2006 and 2019), as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. In 2007, he was placed at No. 11 on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups and at No. 3 on the updated 2010 list. In 2010, he was named on the Time 100 list of the world's most influential people.