3rd November 2008
Borat’s gay alter-ego Bruno crashes vote Prop 8 rally 2
1:10 PM — British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has taken part in a rally opposing gay marriage, in the guise of his character Bruno, an camp Austrian fashionista.
Tory leader attacks BBC as ‘out of touch’ and bloated 6
12:54 PM — David Cameron has said the BBC is bloated with over-paid executives and the corporation has "lost touch with the values of the people who support it through the licence fee."
Celebs raise funds for THT at supper club 2
12:32 PM — An ecelectic bunch of names turned out for this year's Terrence Higgins Trust Supper Club fundraiser.
Coronation Street Spoilers: Rosie makes a dramatic escape 1
5:29 AM — Fiz and John return from their romantic weekend away and John is super-keen to go to his gran's to "feed the cat". A taxi job comes first though and as he rushes off to work he leaves his keys and mobile behind. Fiz quickly becomes concerned about the moggy when she hears that Lloyd hasn't fed it while they've been away. Taking matters into her own hands she decides to head to John's gran's to feed the cat herself. What is she about to find?
Emmerdale Spoilers: Will Louise and Jamie live happily ever after?
5:25 AM — Edna meets up with Peter and pleas with him to return the car. A selfish Peter insists that he's sold it and invested the money. The two soon have a huge row and Peter meanly tells her that his relationship with her and Lily means nothing to him. He storms off leaving.
Holyoaks Spoilers: Hannah and Elliot share a kiss
5:20 AM — Nancy starts off the week pretty upset that she might have blown things with Ravi. But she'll never admit that she might have been a bit rash in accusing him of being a pawn in one of Warren's shady drug deals. Will he forgive her?
EastEnders Spoilers: Max Branning’s life hangs in the balance
5:18 AM — Max is still on a life support machine this week. The Brannings are certainly feeling the strain - Tanya is drained and Bradley is quite obviously edgy. Jack is also far from in the clear. DI Turner points out that if Max wakes up, he could easily frame Jack for the accident. This is not welcome news for Jack.
2nd November 2008
Preview: Stephen Fry In America – Mountains And Plains 3
5:35 PM — Stephen Fry travels the entire length of America, a country that could nearly have been his home, as his road trip across all 50 States continues. He travels from the northern to southern borders, where he sees the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains and the prairies – "America's Breadbasket".
1st November 2008
Obama had “no knowledge” his aunt was in US illegally 3
7:30 PM — The Democratic party candidate for President of the United States has moved to distance himself from a relative who has been living in the country illegally.
Analysis: The complex system that elects a US President 1
5:54 PM — In most democratic countries, the people vote and either through first past the post or a form of proportional representation, a government or leader is elected.
Gay marriage compared to Nazi Germany as California gets ready to vote 9
3:45 PM — Proposition 8 is already the most expensive social issue ballot in US history, with more than $65m donated to both sides of the gay marriage debate.
Widdecombe defends constituency against homophobia charge 33
2:50 PM — Comedian Alan Carr has caused local upset in Kent after he claimed the town of Maidstone is both racist and homophobic.
Test case for straight man who suffered homophobic abuse at work 3
2:25 PM — A 56-year-old married man who was repeatedly taunted at work about being gay because he lives in Brighton has taken his case to the Court of Appeal.