The Voice that faded to just a whisper: As BBC show returns, 2012 winner revealed to have no album, no tours and a flop single…

The Voice that faded to just a whisper: As BBC show returns, 2012 winner revealed to have no album, no tours and a flop single…Leanne Mitchell, 29, failed to enter the top 40 with her first singleManagement suggested she has been reluctant to engage in publicity Lack of success calls into question show's credibility as springboardJudge Tom Jones accused her record label of mismanaging her careerMiss Mitchell soon to release an autobiography called Finding My Voice Will.i.am said: ‘The best artist does not always get the most votes’ -winner-revealed-album-tours-flop-single-.html” } }); Mismanagement: Sir Tom Jones, who mentored Miss Mitchell to victory last year, accused her record label, Universal Music, of mismanaging her career Some of last year’s runners-up, including Tyler James (left) and Bo Bruce (right), have enjoyed more success Perhaps surprisingly, given her young age and lack of starting career success, the singer will release an autobiography, entitled Finding My Voice, on April 18. A source on the BBC show said: ‘Leanne’s trajectory since The Voice has been a disappointment. She has not been the best advert for the show.’ Some of last year’s runners-up appear to have achieved far more

Number of police officers suspected of conspiring about Andrew Mitchell in "Plebgate" row rises to 10

Number of police officers suspected of conspiring about Andrew Mitchell in 'Plebgate' row rises to 10Inquiry into allegations has widened following fresh informationIPCC operation now encompasses officers from four forces: Metropolitan Police, West Mercia, West Midlands and Warwickshire Some accused of fabricating allegations and of leaking details to press By Arthur Martin PUBLISHED: 12:43 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:41 GMT, 25 March 2013 At least ten police officers are now suspected of discrediting former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell over the Plebgate affair. The criminal investigation into the alleged attempts to smear the former Tory chief whip has widened after the Independent Police Complaints Commission received fresh information. Ten officers from four forces are being investigated by the watchdog

Kate McCann: Chilling message by sick internet troll "threatening to shoot Madeleine McCann"s mother as she runs London Marathon"

'Anyone got a gun Bang!' Chilling message by sick internet troll 'threatening to shoot Madeleine McCann's mother as she runs London Marathon' Internet troll threatens to shoot Kate McCann as she prepares for marathon Police are looking into who made the threatIn May it will be six years since her daughter Madeleine disappeared By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 02:05 GMT, 17 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:52 GMT, 17 March 2013 Threats: Kate McCann, mother of missing girl Madeleine, has reportedly had a death threat from an online troll Kate McCann has reportedly received a death threat as she prepares to run the London Marathon next month. It emerged yesterday that an internet troll threatened to shoot her in a Facebook post, according to the Sun.

Heartache as sister is denied vital new drug. But brother gets medicine because he lives in England

Woman with cystic fibrosis is denied vital new drug because she live in Scotland… while her brother gets it as he's based in England Emma Mitchell lives in Scotland and will not get breakthrough cystic fibrosis drugHer brother Nick lives in London and will because it has been approved in EnglandNow she must wait until January 14 to find out if she can get the life-saving treatment | UPDATED: 10:13 GMT, 31 December 2012 A brother and sister with the same chronic lung condition are facing a cross-Border lottery which will see one of them denied a life-saving drug. Emma Mitchell – who lives in Scotland – and her London-based brother Nick Talbot both have cystic fibrosis.

Cinema owners in revolt against Hollywood as three-hour movies such as The Hobbit hit profits

Curse of the film bloat: Cinema owners in revolt against Hollywood as three-hour movies such as The Hobbit hit profits Cinemas can experience losses when screening longer film four times a dayThey could otherwise be showing a normal 90-minute film on six occasionsNational Association of Theatre Owners commissions report into problemMeanwhile C4 is blasted for advert over Lord of the Rings ending last night | UPDATED: 16:42 GMT, 30 December 2012 While those watching The Hobbit might have felt they got their money’s worth when it came down to the film’s three-hour length, cinemas showing the blockbuster were left feeling a little hard done by. Now U.S

Anne McElvoy: Tory money men tell Dave to get a grip (and ditch his Eton chums)

Anne McElvoy: Tory money men tell Dave to get a grip (and ditch his Eton chums) | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 30 December 2012 Prime Minister David Cameron Even as they trumpet the works of wonder planned for the year ahead, our political leaders reflect their insecurities and shortcomings. David Cameron has lurched from declaring his support for gay marriage to an evangelical Christian message in the hope of placating religious opponents of his plans. It is not the first time the Tory leader has indulged in a cocktail of opportunism and attention-seeking, like a student joining every society at Freshers’ Week in the hope that one of the causes will enhance his CV.

Met police chief branded "extremely foolish" over handling of Plebgate to be knighted a year after taking up role

Met police chief branded 'extremely foolish' over handling of Plebgate to be knighted a year after taking up roleAlso been called a bully who has left staff exhausted and demoralisedOne critic questioned the value of 'archaic custom' which means honour is automatically handed out to every commissioner | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 29 December 2012 Britain's most senior police officer will receive a knighthood in the midst of the most turbulent period of his command. Bernard Hogan-Howe is being honoured little more than a year after taking up the role of Metropolitan Police commissioner

"I stopped eating, I could not sleep", Andrew Mitchell describes toll "Plebgate" row took on him

'I stopped eating, I could not sleep', Andrew Mitchell describes toll 'Plebgate' row took on himAndrew Mitchell has spoken of the pain he underwent as the controversy raged around him'I could not sleep. I also stopped eating,' he said.He revealed he was brushing his teeth when PM told him to quit | UPDATED: 01:09 GMT, 24 December 2012 Stress: Former chief whip Andrew Mitchell has spoken of the torment he underwent as the 'Plebgate' row raged on Andrew Mitchell says he stopped eating, lost a stone in weight and struggled to get out of bed as the ‘Plebgate’ storm raged. He would sit for hours, clutching his BlackBerry and fretting about the crisis in his career, according to his first account of the scandal.

Stop these infantile, grubby power games

Stop these infantile, grubby power games | UPDATED: 00:19 GMT, 24 December 2012 Mr Mitchell, as he accepts, was wrong to have set such a bad example by swearing at the police What an extraordinary – and unedifying – week it has been. Last weekend, the Plebgate saga had appeared all but over. Ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell – while still denying that he called police officers ‘plebs’ in an altercation at the Downing Street gates – had long since resigned.

Plebgate crisis engulfs Met Chief: Hogan-Howe "compromised by police stitch-up of ex-chief whip"

Plebgate crisis engulfs Met Chief: Hogan-Howe 'compromised by police stitch-up of ex-chief whip'Scotland Yard is investigating claims of a conspiracy against Mr MitchellMet Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan Howe returns from holiday early as he is drawn into scandal Mail on Sunday reveals officer at centre of the storm as Toby Rowland | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 24 December 2012 Scotland Yard boss Bernard Hogan-Howe was fighting for his credibility last night as senior Tories said he was ‘completely compromised’ by the police ‘stitch-up’ of Andrew Mitchell. The Metropolitan Police Commissioner flew home from holiday amid claims that he blindly accepted the word of officers in Downing Street who said the former Tory chief whip called them ‘plebs’.