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THE NA­TIONAL THE­ATRE

MEGHAN, the Duchess of Sus­sex, right, has been made pa­tron of the Na­tional The­atre. The pa­tron­age is one of four or­gan­i­sa­tions the for­mer Suits ac­tress has cho­sen. The the­atre ac­ci­dently leaked the news a day early, putting it on its web­site. Oops!

TESCO

THE gro­cery gi­ant emerged as a fes­tive win­ner af­ter un­veil­ing its best set of Christ­mas trad­ing fig­ures in nearly a decade. It en­joyed a 2.2% rise in UK like-for-like sales in the six-week run up to Jan­uary 5.

THE FAVOURITE

OLIVIA COL­MAN has just picked up a Golden Globe for her por­trayal of Queen Anne in this royal pe­riod com­edy drama, which leads the race for this year’s Baf­tas, with 12 nom­i­na­tions.

VE­GAN SAUSAGE ROLLS

GOOD MORN­ING BRI­TAIN host Piers Morgan may have spat one out live on TV, but Greggs says its new £1 ve­gan sausage rolls are fly­ing off the shelves, as it sold hun­dreds of thou­sands in the first week since their launch on Jan­uary 3.

DANC­ING ON ICE

THE ITV skat­ing show seems to be on thin ice with view­ers af­ter the first episode of the new se­ries had the low­est overnight rat­ings for a launch episode in the show’s his­tory, pulling in an av­er­age au­di­ence of 6.4 mil­lion.

JAGUAR LAND ROVER

THE car maker has an­nounced it is to cut 4,500 jobs from its 40,000 strong UK work­force, blam­ing a down­turn in Chi­nese sales, a slump in diesel sales and con­cerns about Brexit.

YANN MOIX

SACRE BLEU! The French au­thor landed him­self in hot wa­ter on both sides of The Chan­nel by claim­ing in an in­ter­view with the French edi­tion of Marie Claire that women over 50 “are in­vis­i­ble to me”. And how old is this en­fant ter­ri­ble? Yes, 50!

JOHN LEWIS

POOR per­for­mance at the high street gi­ant means staff, or ‘part­ners’ might miss out on their an­nual bonus for the first time since 1953. Like-for-like sales ac­tu­ally rose by 1% in the run up to Christ­mas, but full-year prof­its are ex­pected to be “sub­stan­tially lower”, said chair­man Sir Char­lie May­field.

Slid­ing in rat­ings – Danc­ing On Ice

Not a fan: Piers Morgan spat out his ve­gan roll

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