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I'm A Celebrity 2017 winner revealed

Georgia Toffolo has been named the winner of this year’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here. The shocked reality star, known as Toff, was crowned by Ant and Dec on Sunday evening after more than nine million votes were cast. She was odds-on favourite to win the ITV show, but said: “I am so taken aback. Is this real?” Former Hollyoaks star Jamie Lomas came in second place, with radio and TV presenter Iain Dale coming in third. Toffolo, 23, is known for appearing on E4’s Made in…

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Portugal's Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has heart transplant

Portugal’s celebrated Eurovision Song Contest winner, Salvador Sobral, is recovering in hospital after undergoing a heart transplant. Surgeons at the Santa Cruz Hospital in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, said the 27-year-old was “doing well”. Sobral, who suffered from a longstanding heart condition, won this year’s contest with the love song Amar Pelos Dois (Love for Both of Us). It was the first time Portugal had taken the title. “The surgery went well,” said surgeon Miguel Abecasis, quoted by the Publico daily (in Portuguese). “He was very well prepared. He is…

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Chelsea news: Antonio Conte claims Ngolo Kante would be his Ballon d'Or winner but admits Eden Hazard is a more likely to receive the crown

N’Golo Kante would be the coaches’ choice as the world’s best player, says Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. But the Italian admits Eden Hazard is the Chelsea ace most likely to win the Ballon d’Or. France midfielder Kante finished eighth in the voting and Belgium playmaker Hazard 19th as Cristiano Ronaldo won the prize for a fifth time, tying Lionel Messi’s mark. Real Madrid’s Ronaldo, Barcelona’s Messi and Neymar of Paris St Germain are usually the standout candidates for the prestigious prize, voted for by journalists. But Conte reckons Kante, like…

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Coral Daily Download: Is the wait over for an English winner of the Champions League? Latest odds here

Listen to the Coral Daily Download Thursday, December 7, 2017 Coral’s Simon Clare joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds. There was no such Brexit for England in Europe this week, as our teams completed our most successful Champions League group stage in history – with five Premier League teams qualifying for the last-16 for the first time. Four of those sides were winners, with Liverpool, Tottenham, Manchester City and Manchester United finishing top of their groups, while Chelsea finished second. But how are the odds looking ahead…

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Black Friday weekend: Online the winner in sales frenzy

If you thought the shops were looking quiet last Friday then you were right. A whopping £1.4bn was spent on online sales in the UK on Black Friday – up some 11.7% on last year, according to online retailers trade body IMRG. But on High Streets, shopping centres and retail parks it was a different story with footfall figures down 3.6%, analysis firm Springboard said. Online’s shopping growth is already an established trend, but IMRG says it works particularly well for sales. Clicks versus bricks “People shop in a lot…

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