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BGT went all retro as Ricky Martin performed on the result show

Barry And District News: BGT went all retro as Ricky Martin performed on the result show

10:36pm Monday 25th May 2015

People were having an array of thoughts when they heard the singer – like was it the 1990s?

Murray, Watson and Edmund advance

Barry And District News: Kyle Edmund has reached the second round of the French Open

10:26pm Monday 25th May 2015

Britain's Kyle Edmund clinched his first grand slam victory after he beat France's Stephane Robert in five sets to ensure three British players reached the second round of the French Open.

Why would you go on a skiing holiday with your exes? And other burning questions we need answered after Made In Chelsea

Barry And District News: Why would you go on a skiing holiday with your exes? And other burning questions we need answered after Made In Chelsea

10:26pm Monday 25th May 2015

And is Jess really only 20?! *Feels old*

Harry Potter, Hitler and world records: everything you need to know about BGT's live semi-final

Barry And District News: Harry Potter, Hitler and world records: everything you need to know about BGT's live semi-final

10:16pm Monday 25th May 2015

Including the best banter from between the judges.

Why have celebrities been talking about #TheBigTweet?

Barry And District News: Why have celebrities been talking about #TheBigTweet?

9:37pm Monday 25th May 2015

Celebs are sharing their support for International Missing Children’s Day.

Cook: England win was brilliant

Barry And District News: Alastair Cook, left, and Joe Root shone with the bat at Lord's this week

9:36pm Monday 25th May 2015

England began their Ashes summer with an emphatic Lord's victory over New Zealand which Alastair Cook claims must take "incredibly high" rank among his successes as captain.

Harrington misses out on US Open

Barry And District News: Padraig Harrington will not be at the US Open

9:24pm Monday 25th May 2015

Padraig Harrington will miss the US Open for the second successive year after a bogey on the 36th hole saw him fall out of a play-off in qualifying at Walton Heath.

Edmund through to round two

Barry And District News: Kyle Edmund is through to the second round in Paris

8:53pm Monday 25th May 2015

Kyle Edmund ensured there will be two Britons in the second round of the men's French Open draw after coming through an almighty tussle with Frenchman Stephane Robert on Court Seven.

Neil keeping feet on ground

Barry And District News: Alex Neil is carried on the shoulders of Norwich players at Wembley

8:44pm Monday 25th May 2015

Manager Alex Neil refused to get carried away after guiding Norwich back into the Barclays Premier League and securing a £130million promotion jackpot with a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough at Wembley which continued his own meteoric rise in the dugout.

Britain's Got Talent live semi-final 1: dramatic start to show as dancer tumbles and BGT sets new Guinness World Record

Barry And District News: Britain's Got Talent live semi-final 1: dramatic start to show as dancer tumbles and BGT sets new Guinness World Record

8:46pm Monday 25th May 2015

The first live shows have kicked off in dramatic style…

Hope over ovarian cancer diagnosis

Barry And District News: Researchers identified six RNA 'messenger' molecules that are found in ovarian cancer cells but not healthy cells

8:13pm Monday 25th May 2015

A new genetic discovery could pave the way to earlier diagnosis of ovarian cancer and personalised treatments, scientists claim.

Ancelotti sacked by Real

Barry And District News: Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked as Real Madrid boss

8:12pm Monday 25th May 2015

Real Madrid have sacked head coach Carlo Ancelotti after the Spanish giants failed to win any major silverware during the 2014-15 campaign.

Murray: GB tennis should aim higher

Barry And District News: Andy Murray is aiming to win his first French Open title

7:02pm Monday 25th May 2015

Andy Murray believes British tennis should aim higher than having three players reaching the second round of the French Open, after Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson followed the Scot into round two at Roland Garros.

Derby sack McClaren

Barry And District News: Steve McClaren has been sacked as Derby boss

6:25pm Monday 25th May 2015

Derby have sacked Steve McClaren as head coach, the Sky Bet Championship side have announced.

Watson through despite scares

Barry And District News: Heather Watson, pictured, will face either 15th seed Venus Williams or Sloane Stephens in the second round

5:52pm Monday 25th May 2015

Heather Watson overcame her nerves to see off the challenge of home hope Mathilde Johansson 6-4 7-5 and claim a place in the second round of the French Open.

Gay marriages likely by autumn

Barry And District News: Yes voters celebrating in Dublin, as Ireland's new laws on gay marriage will be enacted by the end of July

5:38pm Monday 25th May 2015

Ireland's new laws on gay marriage will be enacted by the end of July.

Norwich promoted to Premier League

Barry And District News: Norwich won the Sky Bet Championship play-off final at Wembley

5:30pm Monday 25th May 2015

Norwich claimed an instant return to the Barclays Premier League as a lightning start helped them record a 2-0 Sky Bet Championship play-off final victory against Middlesbrough at Wembley.

Expert warning on ragweed pollen

Barry And District News: Ragweed is native to North America but since the 1960s has spread rapidly across warmer parts of Europe

4:26pm Monday 25th May 2015

Climate change could help a notorious invasive weed known to trigger severe allergy attacks gain a foothold in the UK, experts have warned.

Bedene falls at first hurdle

Barry And District News: Aljaz Bedene has never gone past the first round at a grand slam

4:25pm Monday 25th May 2015

Aljaz Bedene's first grand slam in British colours ended in disappointment as he lost 6-3 6-4 6-7 (6/8) 6-3 to Austria's Dominic Thiem.

5 times Amal Clooney totally stole the show from husband George Clooney

Barry And District News: 5 times Amal Clooney totally stole the show from husband George Clooney

4:06pm Monday 25th May 2015

Mrs Clooney really knows how to put her best fashion foot forward…

Britain's Got Talent live semi-final 1: here are the 9 acts you'll see tonight

Barry And District News: Britain's Got Talent live semi-final 1: here are the 9 acts you'll see tonight

2:45pm Monday 25th May 2015

Find out who’ll be entertaining us in the first live semi-final of Britain’s Got Talent.

Mourinho expecting further success

Barry And District News: The Chelsea squad celebrate their successful campaign

1:58pm Monday 25th May 2015

Jose Mourinho told Chelsea supporters to pencil a date in their diary for another victory parade next season after Monday's open-top bus procession through west London.

Engineer revs up land speed attempt

Barry And District News: Richard Brown and the Jet Reaction jetbike

1:30pm Monday 25th May 2015

An engineer says he is ready to ride at up to 450mph in order to break a world land speed record - but insists he is not a thrillseeker.

Lampard ready for New York

Barry And District News: Frank Lampard scored in his final appearance for Manchester City

1:26pm Monday 25th May 2015

Frank Lampard is ready to hit the ground running in New York after ending his Manchester City career in style.

There's a giant Taylor Swift mosaic made out of Lego bricks

Barry And District News: There's a giant Taylor Swift mosaic made out of Lego bricks

1:05pm Monday 25th May 2015

Legoland Windsor have unveiled their new masterpiece in honour of the popstar to celebrate the opening of their new Heartlake City area.

Coulson 'knew of Milly intercepts'

Barry And District News: Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson denies lying under oath in the 2010 perjury trial of former Socialist MSP Tommy Sheridan

1:04pm Monday 25th May 2015

A former News of the World journalist has told a court that Andy Coulson was aware that voicemail messages on the phone of murdered teenager Milly Dowler had been intercepted.

Gutierrez: Toon must avoid repeat

Barry And District News: Jonas Gutierrez, right, may have played his last game for Newcastle

1:02pm Monday 25th May 2015

Jonas Gutierrez has urged Newcastle to ensure they never again flirt so dangerously with the prospect of relegation from the Barclays Premier League.

Allardyce: Foundations are strong

Barry And District News: Departing West Ham manager Sam Allardyce is convinced he is leaving a firm foundation behind

1:02pm Monday 25th May 2015

Sam Allardyce is convinced his successor will have a firm foundation upon which to build as West Ham look for a new manager.

Welbeck set to miss Cup final

Barry And District News: Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck is not expected to be fit in time for the FA Cup final at Wembley

12:33pm Monday 25th May 2015

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger does not expect Danny Welbeck to be fit enough to be in contention for the FA Cup final, casting doubt over the striker's availability for England duty next month.

Rooney: We'll challenge next season

Barry And District News: Wayne Rooney wants to be challenging for the Premier League next year

12:33pm Monday 25th May 2015

Wayne Rooney insists Manchester United will mount a serious title challenge next season.

Britain's Got Talent 2015: Maia Gough plans 'something different' for semi-finals

Barry And District News: Britain's Got Talent 2015: Maia Gough plans 'something different' for semi-finals

11:56am Monday 25th May 2015

Tonight sees the live semi-finals kick off as all 45 contestants try to nab a place in the final

Blades sack Clough

Barry And District News: Nigel Clough could not guide Sheffield United to promotion

11:33am Monday 25th May 2015

Sheffield United have sacked Nigel Clough after the club missed out on Sky Bet League One promotion.

Toure close to new Liverpool deal

Barry And District News: Kolo Toure looks set to extend his Anfield stay

11:05am Monday 25th May 2015

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure is close to agreeing an extension to his contract which expires next month.

Bayliss tipped for England coach

Barry And District News: Trevor Bayliss appears close to becoming England's head coach

10:53am Monday 25th May 2015

Jason Gillespie has confirmed he is out of the running to be England's new coach - with reports claiming Trevor Bayliss is instead the "preferred candidate".

Buffy reunion: Sarah Michelle Gellar and Willow, but where are the rest of the cast now?

Barry And District News: Buffy reunion: Sarah Michelle Gellar and Willow, but where are the rest of the cast now?

10:46am Monday 25th May 2015

Buffy fans have finally had their reunion prayers answered. Well, sort of…

'Fat-shamed' dancing man parties with celebrities in Los Angeles

Barry And District News: 'Fat-shamed' dancing man parties with celebrities in Los Angeles

10:36am Monday 25th May 2015

Sean O’Brien, who was anonymously trolled on social media, has had the last laugh after partying with the stars.

Rosberg expects Hamilton backlash

Barry And District News: Nico Rosberg knows his Monaco celebrations may not last for long

10:04am Monday 25th May 2015

Nico Rosberg is readying himself for a backlash from Lewis Hamilton after victory slipped out of his Mercedes team-mate's grasp in Monaco.

'Stock cupboard saw' used in op

Barry And District News: An internal inquiry is under way into the incident

9:50am Monday 25th May 2015

A health board is investigating claims that surgeons used a saw found in a cupboard to amputate a man's leg.

Robinson faces night in hospital

Barry And District News: Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson has been taken to hospital

9:50am Monday 25th May 2015

Northern Ireland's First Minister could be facing a night in hospital after suffering a suspected heart attack.

'Dancing Man' parties with stars

Barry And District News: Sean O'Brien, known as the Dancing Man, speaks to the crowd ahead of a baseball match between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres (AP)

9:46am Monday 25th May 2015

A man "fat-shamed" on social media after pictures of him dancing were posted online has got his own back on the trolls by partying the night away with stars in Los Angeles.

Platini: Blatter elected on a lie

Barry And District News: Michel Platini, pictured, believes it is time for Sepp Blatter to stand aside

9:41am Monday 25th May 2015

Sepp Blatter won backing to stay in power at FIFA four years ago "on the basis of a lie" that he would step down in 2015, UEFA president Michel Platini has claimed.

Wasps sign ex-Wallaby Smith

Barry And District News: George Smith is heading to Wasps for next season

9:37am Monday 25th May 2015

Wasps have announced the signing of former Australia flanker George Smith for next season.

Happy anniversary: Kim Kardashian shares unseen wedding pictures of her and Kanye West

Barry And District News: Happy anniversary: Kim Kardashian shares unseen wedding pictures of her and Kanye West

9:36am Monday 25th May 2015

Kim Kardashian has shared a series of PDA-filled pictures of her and Kanye West, as a tribute to their one year wedding anniversary. The star posted them on her Instagram account with captions like “love”, “sexy” and also saying: “I love this man so much! Happy Anniversary baby!.” They weren’t all serious and brooding though, […]

Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson leaving the soap after five years

Barry And District News: Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson leaving the soap after five years

8:56am Monday 25th May 2015

The actress is saying goodbye to her character after five years.

Celebrities are backing a campaign to find missing children

Barry And District News: Celebrities are backing a campaign to find missing children

8:24am Monday 25th May 2015

Famous faces including Stephen Fry and Simon Cowell have shown their support for Missing People’s Big Tweet.

Lady Victoria Hervey says she may freeze her eggs and would love to have children

Barry And District News: Lady Victoria Hervey says she may freeze her eggs and would love to have children

7:55am Monday 25th May 2015

Lady Victoria says she reassessed her life after her younger sister Isabella tied the knot last year.

Dyslexia-eyesight link 'unlikely'

Barry And District News: Experts found no evidence that visual deficiencies are linked to severe cases of 'word blindness'

7:51am Monday 25th May 2015

Correcting vision problems in children with dyslexia is unlikely to have any effect on the condition, new research has shown.

Plenty of work to be done - Rodgers

Barry And District News: Brendan Rodgers has a lot of issues to address at Liverpool

7:31am Monday 25th May 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits there is a lot of work to be done over the summer but questions remain over whether he will be the one to oversee it.

England complete remarkable win

Barry And District News: Ben Stokes was in the wickets, as well as runs, to help England to victory at Lord's

7:20pm Monday 25th May 2015

Ben Stokes was in the thick of the action again as England completed a once highly improbable victory in the first Investec Test by bowling New Zealand out in under three sessions at Lord's.

Hair today, going, going gone later

Barry And District News: A lock of Mozart's hair is being auctioned (Sotheby's/PA)

6:58am Monday 25th May 2015

Strands of hair belonging to two master composers are expected to fetch at least £12,000 when they go under the auctioneer's hammer.

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