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Aled Jones to return to the BBC

Singer Aled Jones is to resume presenting programmes on the BBC, the corporation has announced. The Songs of Praise host was suspended by the BBC in October over claims of inappropriate behaviour. He has since apologised for the “hurt” caused by his actions, and given an assurance they will not be repeated. The BBC said it accepted Jones’s apology and that he would shortly return to presenting Songs of Praise and his show on BBC Radio Wales. Jones was suspended in October when the BBC began investigating “complaints about his…

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Eddie Jones says England have no excuses as the reigning 6 Nations champions go for their third successive crown

Eddie Jones refuses to believe that Ireland’s national set-up gives them an advantage over his England team. Jones is seeking to mastermind an unprecedented third successive NatWest 6 Nations title and his reigning champions have been installed as odds-on favourites to retain their crown, with Joe Schmidt’s men behind them in second. England have compiled 22 wins from their 23 Tests under Jones, but it is Ireland who enter the tournament buoyed by the imminent qualification of three provinces for the knockout phase in the European Champions Cup, contrasting with…

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Kim Jones to Exit Louis Vuitton, Reviving Speculation About What’s Next

Advertisement LONDON — Kim Jones will leave his role as artistic director of men’s wear at Louis Vuitton after the fall 2018 catwalk show on Thursday, the French luxury house has announced, capping months of speculation that he might be departing and prompting fresh questions about where in the fashion world he might go next. Mr. Jones, an Englishman who held his position at Louis Vuitton for seven years, is the fifth major designer to leave a job in six weeks, including Phoebe Philo from Céline and Jonathan Saunders from…

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England head coach Eddie Jones extends contract until 2021

Eddie Jones Wednesday, January 17, 2018 England head coach Eddie Jones has been given a two-year contract extension until 2021, the Rugby Football Union has announced. Jones was due to step down after the World Cup but having overseen a remarkable run of 22 wins from 23 Tests, his bosses have decided to lengthen his reign while inserting into the terms of the deal a performance break clause after Japan 2019. “I did not presume I would be asked to stay on but, once the conversations started very recently, it…

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Phil Jones warns Manchester City that Manchester United are not out of the title race yet

Phil Jones looks dejected upon hearing the news Man City have pipped Man United to the title in 2012 Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Phil Jones has warned Manchester City they can still be caught, like Manchester United were six years ago. Jones was part of the side who relinquished the 2011/12 title in the last minute thanks to Sergio Aguero’s historic goal. And with City sitting 12 points clear this season, Jones has advised the Citizens to not start celebrating too early – especially after their first defeat of the…

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Tall order for models hoping to make it to David Jones launch

What does it take to be a model? A good walk? A steely gaze? Something a little different to the norm? All of the above, and when it comes to trying out for the David Jones Autumn/Winter launch, looking good in a suit doesn’t go astray either. A nervous wait before the David Jones model castings. Photo: AAP More than 150 hopefuls lined Bourke Street Mall on Tuesday morning for an outdoor open casting for the department store’s new-season launch, to be held in Sydney next month. And it wasn’t just…

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Store wars: Another designer jumps ship from Myer to David Jones

In the game of musical chairs that is the department store wars, you can be sure of one thing: no sooner does one fire a shot across the bow than the other swiftly responds. David Jones has signed renowned New Zealand label Kate Sylvester, adding to its war chest of local brands, as its main rival, Myer, racks up new and exclusive international brands.  New Zealand label Kate Sylvester is joining David Jones. Photo: supplied Kate Sylvester, which launched in 1993, and Sylvester, the secondary line, will be in David Jones’ Sydney, Melbourne…

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