BBC pay reveal: Chris Evans named as highest paid star:

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Chris Evans is named as the highest paid star on the BBC.

The BBC have revealed the salaries of some of its highest paid stars, and on top of that list is Chris Evans.

The radio presenter has been listed as the highest paid star of the BBC, earning between £2.2m-£2.25m in 2016-2017.

Gary Lineker is second on the list with between £1.75m-£1.8m, Graham Norton is third with between £850,000 – £899,999, although this doesn’t include his earnings from The Graham Norton Show, as this is produced by another company.

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Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker announced as the 13th Doctor:

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Jodie Whittaker revealed as the 13th Doctor. (CREDIT: BBC)

Jodie Whittaker has been confirmed as the 13th Doctor in BBC’s Doctor Who, meaning she will be the show’s first female incarnation of the Time Lord since the show first began in 1963.

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Roger Federer wins a historic eigth title at Wimbledon:

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Federer kisses the Wimbledon trophy. (CREDIT: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Roger Federer defeated Marin Cilic in straight sets – 6-3 6-1 6-4 – in order to win his 19th Grand Slam title, and become the only male player to win eight titles at Wimbledon.

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Andy Murray knocked out of Wimbledon by Sam Querrey in five sets:

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Sam Querrey (left) and Andy Murray (right) meet at the net after the American’s victory. (CREDIT: Getty Images)

The world number 1 was stunned by the big serving American in five sets.

Andy Murray lost 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 to Sam Querrey, making the American the first man into the semi-finals, and the first American into the semi-finals of a Grand Slam tournament since Andy Roddick in 2009.

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EU agree “open & fair trade” deal with Japan:

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(From L to R: Donald Tusk, Shinzo Abe, Jean-Claude Juncker.) CREDIT: Twiter/@JunckerEU

Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Comission, met with Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan to agree a trade deal.

 

The details of the deal are currently unknown, although many suspect it would involve Japan’s automative industry, as the latter is one of the most prominent industries in the world.

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DUP agree £1bn deal with Conservatives:

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has agreed a deal to support Theresa May’s minority government.

Arlene Foster’s 10 DUP MPs will offer support to the Conservative Party, and allow them to pass legislation through the House of Commons, as, with the support of the DUP, the Conservative Party has an effective majority – 328 MPs.

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Transformers: The Last Knight could be the franchise’s most unsuccessful film:

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A poster for Transformers: The Last Knight. (CREDIT: Hasbro)

Transformers: The Last Knight has amassed a total of $69.1 million in its opening week in the US, including $15.6 million on its opening day, which is a franchise low.

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