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Piers Morgan opens up about controversial morning show exit

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Controversial television presenter Piers Morgan has opened up about his exit from Good Morning Britain

Piers Morgan is back in the spotlight opening up about his shock exit from Good Morning Britain.

The controversial TV host says that his departure from the morning show was “a farce” but it “focused everyone’s minds” on free speech.

Morgan was let go from the show in 2021 after he made controversial comments about Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and her interview with Oprah Winfrey.

The presenter is about to launch his first TV show since the row over his comments about the Megan Markle.

He also criticised the ITV network, the broadcaster that produces Good Morning Britain for “censoring” him, despite the the network previously stating that it champions freedom of expression.

Morgan has also recently shared private details of his brief friendship with Meghan Markle prior to her meeting Prince Harry.

In an interview with The Times, Morgan stated that Markle “messaged him” after he followed her on Twitter after watching some episodes of the TV show she used to star in, Suits.

Anthony Lucas is reporter, presenter and social media producer with ticker News. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Professional Communication, with a major in Journalism from RMIT University as well as a Diploma of Arts and Entertainment journalism from Collarts. He’s previously worked for 9 News, ONE FM Radio and Southern Cross Austerio’s Hit Radio Network. 

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NEW Happy Meal for adults only

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The Hamburglar is back, but this time he’s only reserved for adults

McDonalds is bringing back some of its all-time classics as part of a new Happy Meal offering.

In just a few days, the ‘Cactus Plant Flea Market Box’ will contain a Big Mac, fries, a drink and of course, the famous happy meal toy.

It’s part of a major collaboration between the streetwear brand and the fast-food giant.

The box itself will also have a unique style, with images of a four-eyed Grimace with Cactus buddy.

The streetwear brand has received top marks from big names like designer Kanye West and singer Pharrell Williams.

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World’s top chess player takes aim at his biggest rival

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World chess champion Magnus Carlsen is accusing one of his fellow players of cheating

Carlsen says Hans Niemann has cheated more than he has publicly admitted.

Of course, Hans Niemann ended up beating Carlsen in a major upset earlier this month.

While there’s no evidence of cheating and Hans Niemann believes his long-time rival might be trying to ruin his career.

The teenager says he cheated online when he was 12 and 16 but is denying allegations of ever cheating in person.

It follows weeks of scandal in the world of chess between the pair, after Hans Niemann ended a 53-game winning streak of the world’s top player.

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How a fake Uber driver targeted young women on a night out

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A man who targeted women outside college dorms and downtown bars by impersonating an Uber driver was ordered held without bail

William Mancortes was charged in a Boston Court with two counts of rape and one count of indecent assault and battery.

The 43-year-old pretended to be an Uber driver, picked up intoxicated women outside of college dorms and downtown Boston bars three times

Mancortes raped two of the women and indecently assaulted the third.

Each of the victims in the three charged cases completed a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit.

While the perpetrator’s DNA samples from the kits matched, the samples could not be connected until this year, when his profile was added to the DNA database.

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