I"m ready to quit Britain says Ray Winstone as he claims it has been "raped" by high taxes

I'm ready to quit Britain says Ray Winstone as he claims country has been 'raped' by high taxesThe 56-year-old said: 'I love this country but I’ve had enough'Told talkSPORT the taxman was ‘taking too much in exchange for too little’Said hospitals and fire stations are closing and there are 'holes in the roads' By Mail On Sunday Reporter PUBLISHED: 23:50 GMT, 9 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:53 GMT, 9 March 2013 Actor Ray Winstone says he may quit the UK because it has been ‘raped’ by high taxes.

Duchess of Cambridge accepts honorary membership at Wimbledon

All England Club courts Kate: Duchess of Cambridge accepts honorary membership at Wimbledon Many believe the Duchess is being lined up to be the Duke of Kent's successor as All England Club president , has been a regular at the Royal Box in Centre Court in the past few years ” class=”blkBorder” /> Tennis fan: The Duchess of Cambridge, pictured with Prince William at Wimbledon in 2012, has been a regular at the Royal Box in Centre Court in the past few years Kate and William were court side for Andy Murray's London 2012 quarterfinal match held at Wimbledon where they did a Mexican wave Last summer Kate was a regular at the tennis, cheering on Andy Murray all the way to the final. Though he lost out to Roger Federer, she was back the following month to watch the Scot get his revenge in the Olympic final. Some will see her decision to accept the offer — U.S

Fancy being lord of the manor? It"ll cost you just 5,000 a MONTH (or the same as a two bedroom flat in London)

Now you can be lord of the manor for just 5,000 a MONTH (which is roughly what you might pay for a two-bedroom flat in London) The house has nine bedrooms, a grand entrance hall, billiard room, outdoor pool, tennis court and stablesFor the same money you could rent a two-bedroom apartment in Kensington or a three-bedroom fourth floor flat in Notting Hill | UPDATED: 18:46 GMT, 28 December 2012 A stately home in the rolling Welsh countryside has been put up for rent for the first time in its 300 year history – at the same price as a two-bed apartment in London. The luxury mansion, which stands in ten acres of land, can be rented for the princely sum of 5,000 a month. For that price tenants of Tythegston Court can enjoy the house's nine bedrooms, a grand entrance hall and staircase, reception rooms, billiard room, outdoor pool, tennis court, stables and landscaped gardens.

Bradley Wiggins wins Sports Personality of the Year after historic victory in Tour de France and Olympic gold

Cyclist Bradley Wiggins crowned Sports Personality of the Year after historic victory in Tour de France and stunning Olympic gold Wiggins presented award by Duchess of Cambridge in her first public appearance since falling ill Heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis in second, tennis star Andy Murray thirdLondon 2012 chairman Lord Sebastian Coe wins Lifetime Achievement award Swimmer Josef Craig, 15, crowned Young Sports Personality of the YearWon London 2012 gold after smashing world record in 400m freestyle S7Martine Wright wins Helen Rollason Award for 'achievement in adversity'Lost both legs in 7/7 bombings, but went on to compete in sitting volleyball | UPDATED: 07:33 GMT, 17 December 2012 Bradley Wiggins' dream year came to a perfect conclusion tonight as he was named winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award in the city where he cruised to Olympic glory this summer. Having clinched gold in the time trial at London 2012 just 10 days after becoming the first Briton to win the Tour de France, Wiggins was always the strong favourite to win the prestigious award at London's ExCeL Arena. And the cyclist duly took home the gong tonight after receiving a 30.25 per cent share of the 1,626,718 votes cast.

Sports Personality of the Year 2012: Kate Middleton presents award to Bradley Wiggins

Glorious in green: Kate puts a tough few weeks behind her as she presents Sports Personality of the Year award The Duchess of Cambridge presents Bradley Wiggins with the Sports Personality of the Year trophyKate also hands London 2012 chief Lord Coe with the Lifetime Achievement awardSmile shows she is trying hard to put a difficult time of late behind herLondon 2012 heptathlon gold medallist Jessica Ennis gets runners-up trophy, with Team GB gold-winning tennis star Andy Murray third | UPDATED: 10:53 GMT, 17 December 2012 She was a passionate and dedicated cheerleader for our athletes during this summer’s Olympics and Paralympics. And it seems nothing would stop the Duchess of Cambridge continuing that role last night – not even the crippling form of morning sickness that has plagued her for the last two weeks.

You"ve got to be Djoking! Tennis star Novak buys up world"s supply of donkey cheese at 400 a pound for new restaurant chain

You've got to be Djoking! Tennis star Novak buys up world's supply of donkey cheese at 400 a pound for new restaurant chain | UPDATED: 21:50 GMT, 9 December 2012 Some of us might find the idea of donkey milk cheese hard to stomach at any price. However, aficionados of the rare delicacy are apparently prepared to pay up to 400 a pound for it. And from next year, even that will not be enough to secure a supply, after tennis star Novak Djokovic bought up the entire 2013 output of the Serbian farm which produces it

What are they thinking? Our bodies, not faces, reveal the truth about how we feel

What are they thinking Our bodies, not faces, reveal the truth about how we feel | UPDATED: 07:44 GMT, 30 November 2012 If you find it hard to read someone’s emotions, the problem may be that you are staring them in the face. Research suggests that it is a person’s body that gives away what they are thinking, not their expression. When men and women were given photos of individuals and asked to judge the emotion shown, they did badly when just given head and shoulders shots.

Pong is FORTY: Classic that launched the multi-billion dollar video games industry celebrates anniversary this week

It's a long way from Call of Duty! How the multi-billion pound video games industry began 40 years ago with table tennis in black and white Classic video game was the first release by Atari in 1972They were later sued after another company claimed it stole their idea | UPDATED: 00:07 GMT, 27 November 2012 Now here's an anniversary to make you feel old. Pong is 40 this week. The classic video game, one of the first to reach mainstream popularity, was officially released on November 29, 1972 – 40 years ago this Thursday.