Sunday, 09 March 2014

The story behind the picture – BRING ME SUNSHINE

Eric & Little Ern's Ray of Hope for Flood Victims

Date: 26th February 2014 Client: Kirkby Monahan Publicity This was the press release: Eric & Little Ern's Ray of Hope for Flood Victims Stars of the hit West End show, Eric and Little Ern which pays homage to Morecambe and Wise, are raising smiles and cash to help relieve the misery

Sunday, 02 March 2014

The story behind the picture – JACK MONROE

Jack Monroe

Date: 28th February 2014 Client: The Sunday People Jack is a food blogger, made famous by her thrifty way of cooking on a budget, she's about to launch her new book 'A Girl Called Jack' and The Sunday People's Showbiz Editor Katie Hind had arranged for an exclusive interview with her.  Set in

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Bedroom Tax demo planned


Since the 16th March, the Bedroom Tax campaign has so far staged more than 60 peaceful protests, successfully, in every corner of the UK.  Next Saturday, the 30th March, the campaign steps up a gear as protests are set for London and Glasgow. As well as this, there are 50 more protests planned throughout

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

The Cheeky Girls talk Politics

The Cheeky Girls

They’re Romania’s best known export to Britain after Dracula, reports the Sunday People . But today the Cheeky Girls pop duo tell David Cameron: You must be tough on Romanian immigrants. The PM will make a keynote speech tomorrow in which he will announce plans to cope with a possible influx

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

No let up in cold snap

Wintry March Weather

The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for snow and ice for much of north-east England and eastern Scotland, with warnings of snow for the East Midlands, Yorkshire and the North East. The cold conditions will last until at least Friday - but MeteoGroup forecaster Paul Mott said, in a small

Monday, 25 March 2013

Greenslade faces photographers wrath


As the media and press photographers come under attack more and more in recent times, it is very sad to see that one of the UK's most experienced and respected reporters getting his facts so basically wrong in his column for The Guardian but our industry is hitting back at these unfair claims and made

Friday, 22 March 2013

Celebs back Save the Children’s breastfeeding campaign

Zoe Lucker supports Save the Children Breastfeeding Campaign

Model and Photographer Penny Lancaster and TV Actress Zoe Lucker have both declared their support for Save the Children’s No Child Born to Die campaign which aims to get more health workers trained up in poorer countries around the world so that more mums have the support they need to help them breastfeed. The

Thursday, 21 March 2013

CIoJ issues statement on Press Freedom


MPs must consider the long-term effects on our democracy of beefed-up press regulation when voting on the issue, the CIoJ said.  It will be the public who will be the biggest losers in what is now a political game. In a free society, a press under state control was a far greater danger than a press

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Kevin Phillips keeps scoring at 39

Kevin Phillips

Kevin Phillips remains the striker who just can’t stop scoring goals - or breaking records. The veteran Crystal Palace forward became the oldest scorer in the club's history by plundering an eight-minute hat-trick in the crucial 4-2 Championship win over Hull this week. Signing Phillips on loan

Thursday, 28 February 2013

“I could easily have ended up like Lola”

Danielle Harold

"I could easily have ended up like Lola" says EastEnders star Danielle Harold - The 21-year-old battled her own heartache when someone she knew was stabbed to death yards away from her south-east London home She's the feisty care home kid of Albert Square who has stolen, schemed, been arrested and

Thursday, 28 February 2013

Foster families WILL have to pay “unfair” bedroom tax

Sarah Thomson

Foster parents will be hit by the bedroom tax as benefit bosses don’t consider kids in their care part of the family, the Sunday People has revealed. From April, thousands of foster parents in council homes will lose 14 per cent of their housing benefit for a “spare” room or 25 per cent for

Monday, 04 February 2013

‘I’m lucky to be alive’ – Supermodel Sophie Anderton

Sophie Anderton

Supermodel Sophie Anderton has revealed the hell of cocaine addiction which ended with her losing her home, her friends and worst of all, her dignity. Sophie, who shot to fame when she graced billboards across the UK as the face of Gossard’s Wonderbra, says she is lucky to be alive after blowing

Monday, 04 February 2013

Romanian’s may look like Kate & Pippa but its economy’s not so pretty

Romanian girls of Bucharest

When cheeky Romanians claimed their country beats the UK in every way – including pretty girls – the Sunday People just had to check it out. Promotional adverts in the East European country said half their girls are like the Duchess of Cambridge and the rest are like her sister Pippa Middleton. The

Monday, 04 February 2013

Gazza thumbs up after whisky shambles

Paul Gascoigne

Frail England legend Paul Gascoigne gives a half-hearted thumbs up yesterday after a close friend admitted he’s battling the booze again. The Sunday People's picture of Gazza by our NewsPics photographer Andy, puffing on a ciggie on his balcony comes two days after guests at a charity dinner

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Di Canio future uncertain at Swindon

Paulo Di Canio

Paolo Di Canio is facing an increasingly uncertain future at Swindon, amid claims the financially stricken League One club will go into administration in the next 24 hours. A desperate search for new investment to help offset debts of around £13m appears to have failed and left club bosses fearing

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Model portfolio package launched

Jodie Marsh

We are today launching our new Model Portfolio Service! You can now get the celebrity treatment when you book an exclusive model portfolio shoot with NewsPics. We are based near Brentwood in Essex, our images are published daily in Britain’s best selling magazines and newspapers, our professional

Monday, 21 January 2013

Twitter trolls want us to die!

Grace Cochran and Serena Burton

Two girls who accused N-Dubz rapper Dappy of spitting at them told last night how his fans have launched a Twitter hate campaign wishing them dead. Serena Burton – targeted along with friend Grace Cochran – told the Sunday People : “We’ve been shocked to receive dozens of nasty and threatening

Monday, 21 January 2013

NewsPics expose BBC over Savile bloop!

Jimmy Savile on CCeebies

The BBC has apologised after an episode of children's show The Tweenies featuring a character dressed as child sex abuser Jimmy Savile is exposed by NewsPics. The show was aired at 8.30am and within minutes images and video footage of the show were being sent to National Newspapers throughout the

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Savile wiped from hospital’s history

Stoke Mandeville Hospital

The name of Jimmy Savile has been comprehensively erased from the corridors of the hospital to which he dedicated much of his fundraising work - and where he abused a string of young patients. The former BBC presenter, now reviled as a serial paedophile, spend four decades stalking the wards, corridors

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

“Bloody Nora!” It’s Nigel Farage

Nigel Ferrage

On the day UKIP went ahead of the Conservatives in the opinion polls, NewsPics were there to capture the moment... We were commissioned by The Sunday People to shoot Nigel Farage in Oxford as he was being interviewed by their reporting team Katie Hind, Showbiz Editor and Nigel Nelson Political Editor

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

2012 a NewsPics year


2012 was amazing from a photography point of view and we've put together a collection of our very best images from last year on our website We covered such a wide variety of assignments in 2012 including the funeral of Whitney Houston in New Jersey, Fabrice Muamba's amazing recovery after dropping

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

The Sunday People in takeover talks


Trinity Mirror has confirmed that it is in talks with a consortium to take over the Sunday People. Former Sunday Express editor Sue Douglas is behind the plan that could see the paper rebranded to resemble the defunct News of the World. Last year she was rebuffed by Rupert and James Murdoch

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

London’s New Years Day Parade

Performers gather for Global spectacular

Half a million people line London's streets to watch New Year parade to thank Olympic volunteers 400 Games Makers from the Olympics were the guests of honour Organisers said more than 500,000 people watched the parade The 2013 parade signalled the end of a year that saw London host the Olympic

Wednesday, 05 December 2012

Olympic spirit alive and well in 2013!


HAT’S AMAZING - GAMES ‘STARS’ CURTAIN CALL AT LONDON’S NEW YEAR’S DAY PARADE London Olympians are to carry the spirit of the Olympic Games in to 2013 – at London’s New Year’s Day Parade. Four hundred games makers and performers from the Opening and Closing Ceremonies will give the

Tuesday, 04 December 2012

James Arthur told to calm things down!

James Arthur

X Factor favourite James Arthur has been told to stop pulling ropey girls - and start excising "quality control"! The lothario has been linked to numerous women over the past few weeks – including a girl from tacky ITV1 dating show Take Me Out – and confessed those looking out for him had given

Saturday, 01 December 2012

NewsPics are runners up in ‘Sexiest Picture of 2012′!

kirk and jodie 190712

The iconic naked image of Jodie Marsh and Kirk Norcross created by Matt Sprake in our Shenfield studio has finished second in this years 'Sexiest Image of 2012' contest held by The Sun newspaper. Produced to publicise Marsh's range of fitness nutrition supplements JST Jodie (, it

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Joey goes digging in Essex

TOWIE Arg and Joey

TOWIE star Joey Essex was caught on camera yesterday by our eagle eyed photographers picking his nose while filming in Essex.  The perma tanned star of The Only Way is Essex was filming in Abridge with co-star Arg who turned up looking like he'd only just got out of bed. Not content though with simply

Sunday, 07 October 2012

Search operation in April hunt to change tack

April Jones

Mountain Rescue will suspend the search for missing five-year-old April Jones this evening. Spokesman Simon Woodhead said the team have "exhausted the search of areas best suited to our skills" and as a result the mountain rescue operation "will be suspended this evening." Mr Woodhead said: "We've

Monday, 01 October 2012

Sheridan Smith and Winehouse’s ex Reg Traviss

Reg Traviss and Sheridan Smith

Mrs Biggs star Sheridan Smith is dating Amy Winehouse’s ex-boyfriend Reg Traviss we exclusively revealed on Sunday in The People newspaper. The pair were photographed by NewsPics kissing and cuddling as they emerged from his central London flat just an hour before she was due on stage in the West

Monday, 24 September 2012

Thorpe Park visitor’s 7 hour hell after guards mistake PAIN pill for cocaine


A MAN visiting a top theme park ­ended up being strip-searched and locked in a cell after staff thought paracetamol they found on him was COCAINE. Jonathan Mills was looking ­forward to a fun day out with friends at Thorpe Park to celebrate his 20th birthday. But he was arrested and taken in

Monday, 24 September 2012

Fifty Shades of Grey gave us longed for baby

Fifty Shades baby

SPANKING, erotic emails and blindfolds have succeeded where thousands of pounds of IVF failed for a couple desperate for another baby. The Colcombe’s sex life was in a rut until Tammy picked up a copy of mummy porn book Fifty Shades of Grey. Tammy and Stephen, both 37, took sex tips from the

Monday, 24 September 2012

Al-Hilli Killers ‘Travelled From Britain For Organized Hit’

Al-Hilli House

Assassins of British engineer Saad al-Hilli travelled from Britain to carry out the French Alps murders, police believe. Detectives probing the quadruple slaying are now convinced Saad, 50, was tailed to Annecy and gunned down in an organised hit, believed to be linked to a bitter family dispute. The

Sunday, 16 September 2012

Scott smooches a pooch!

Fliming - The Counselor

The new Ridley Scott film starring Cameron Diaz and Brad Pitt 'The Counselor' resumed in London today as it emerged the famous director has cast his current partner in the film and even given her a STUNT DOUBLE! Giannina Facio has been in all his movies since White Squall and today she was filming

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Proud ex-soldier cannot get council flat and lives in his car

Sean Sheils

Proud soldier Sean Sheils stood guard for the Queen at Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace. Tonight he will be sleeping in his car because he ­won’t get a council home for 10 years. Sean, 43, has fallen through the cracks of David Cameron’s Big Society and is one of many ex-servicemen living

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Dance star Chelsee hits back at her fashion critics

Chelsea Healey

Strictly star Chelsee Healey said the snobby fashion critics should button their lips and declared: "I dress for me, no one else." The actress, who was second in last years's TV dance contest, has suffered mean "sack the stylist" jibes because of her colourful outfits. Chelsee, 24, admitted: "The

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Could stranger hold vital clues to family massacre?

Al Hilli Murders

Tourists at the campsite where Saad Al-Hilli and his family were staying say they saw a suspicious eastern European man hanging around days before the family were shot dead. A Dutch couple staying at the the three-star Village Camping Europa site in the village of St Jorioz said they noticed the smartly

Saturday, 08 September 2012

French police re-open alps crime scene

Al Hilli Murders

French police have reopened the scenic road in the Alps where three members of the Al-Hilli family from Claygate in Surrey were brutally murdered on Wednesday. More details have also emerged about what happened on that quiet secluded Alpine Forest lane, suggesting that the Al-Hillis may have been

Saturday, 08 September 2012

Maillaud reveals new french massacre leads

Al Hilli Murders

The trauma of the two girls orphaned in the Alps massacre deepened yesterday, as it emerged that no family member has come forward to look after them. Four-year-old Zeena Al-Hilli – who cowered under her mother’s skirt as bullets riddled the family car – has spoken to police about the bloodbath. Her

Thursday, 06 September 2012

Alex Reid makes statement on arrest


Alex Reid has made an official statement on his personal website in light of the recent news stories concerning his arrest at the house he shares with his partner Chantelle Houghton and baby daughter in the early hours of yesterday morning. The statement on reads: "In the early hours

Tuesday, 04 September 2012

Winstone comes ‘full circle’

The Sweeney European Premiere

Hard man actor Ray Winstone admits his role in the movie remake of The Sweeney brings him “full circle” after he appeared as an extra in the original TV show more than 30 years ago. He plays Flying Squad cop Jack Regan, the part made famous by John Thaw, in the film which co-stars musician-turned

Sunday, 02 September 2012

Frankie speaks about mums suicide

Frankie Essex

TOWIE star Frankie Essex has told of the devastating day she lost her mum at the age of 13. She can never forget the sight of her despairing father on his knees in grief and barely able to speak the words: “Mummy is dead.” His wife Tina was a loving young mum to Frankie and Joey, 10, but she

Sunday, 02 September 2012

It’s a Brand of love for Geri


GERI Halliwell admitted for the first time her passion for new boyfriend Russell Brand has blossomed into love. Just days ago the pair were still cagey about their feelings after a series of dates that surprised fans. But when Ginger Spice was asked if she had found love with the comic she finally

Friday, 31 August 2012

Transfer Deadline Day…

Jon Smith

So it's the 31st August and football teams are clamouring to buy the greatest talent in the game... But how does a day in the life of a football agent look? TRANSFER deadline day has become one of the biggest events in the ­calendar – but top ­football agents dread it. Jon Smith, co-owner of

Saturday, 25 August 2012

Mo bags two more golds!

Mens 10k

He claimed his first historic double at the Olympic Stadium earlier this month, but now Mo Farah has cause for a more personal twin celebration.  The long distance running star  has become father to twin girls after his wife Tania gave birth last night. Farah, 29, who is already stepfather to Rihanna,

Saturday, 25 August 2012

More DAMP Holiday than Bank Holiday

Weekend Weather

This morning in Southend and the sights on the beach were not what you would have hoped for on August Bank Holiday weekend at one of Britains most popular holiday destinations.  Instead of sunburnt dads and children eating ice creams, we saw brave tourists in the pouring rain getting on with the conditions

Friday, 24 August 2012

Make some noise for Ledders

Tottenham v Bolton

Tottenham Hotspur captain Ledley King will tomorrow be honoured by Spurs fans when they play West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane in the Barclays Premier League. On the 26th minute, supporters plan a crescendo of noise to show their support for their loyal captain who announced his retirement through

Friday, 24 August 2012

Jenkins tweet adds fuel to fire..

Pride of Britain Arrivals

Katherine Jenkins today (Friday) took to her Twitter page to blast rumours that she had an affair with David Beckham. The 32-year-old singer told her fans that she found the reports 'hurtful and untrue', and wanted to be the first to set the record straight. It is unclear why Katherine chose today

Friday, 24 August 2012

Did this girl take THE Harry pics?


As pressure continues to mount on the British Press in light of the Leveson Enquiry in to Media Ethics and working practice, the spotlight once again falls on the 'citizen paparazzi' Images taken on mobile phones and camera by members of the public are causing increased concern to the industry's professional

Friday, 24 August 2012

The Sun publish THOSE pics!

[1GM - 1]  SUN/PAGES/NEWS ... 24/08/12

The Sun's decision to print the naked Prince Harry photos today provoked masses of reaction for and against the move. The paper has become the first in the UK to publish pictures, arguing the move was in the public interest and a "crucial" test of Britain's free press. It was a move backed

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Hatton to stage comeback??


Ricky Hatton inched closer to a comeback as his promotion company made 'very tentative' bookings for Manchester’s MEN Arena for dates in November and January. Hatton has shed a lot of weight and almost given up alcohol in the last three months. But while he wants to erase the memory of a second-round

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Santos caught speeding at 130mph


A Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after allegedly speeding away from chasing police at up to 130mph. Arsenal defender Andre Santos, 29, is believed to have been behind the wheel of a powerful £110,000 sports car, a Maserati GranTurismo, when he was apprehended

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Denise teaches daughter some style


Our favourite Essex girl DENISE VAN OUTEN is teaching her daughter BETSY the only way to pop to the shops in style. And the 36-year-olds 11-month-old looked seriously sweet in a pair of swanky strawberry-shaped sunglasses as they hit the high street this week. PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Matt Sprake &

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Moyles wins court battle


Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles is celebrating today after defeating plans for a modern housing development near his £1.8 million north London home. The breakfast show host argued the "garden grab" would harm wildlife, destroy trees, disturb his "peace and privacy" and encourage burglars. The plans involved

Thursday, 15 March 2012

Hot temps!


Parts of the country have rivalled Mediterranean holiday destinations as temperatures soared to 22C (71.6F). About 60,000 people headed to Bournemouth beach at the weekend and hotels in the holiday town reported a late surge in bookings after the fine weather was predicted. Supermarkets reported huge

Thursday, 15 March 2012



Mourinho has consistently admitted that his future belongs in England and the Premier League, and the Portuguese has been linked with City, Chelsea, Tottenham and Man United. However, Mourinho has three years left on his Real contract and is adamant he will remain in Madrid until then. "My future

Thursday, 15 March 2012

Ryan Giggs


The footballer at the centre of the gagging order over his affair with Big Brother star Imogen Thomas was named today in the House of Commons as Ryan Giggs. MP John Hemmings used parliamentary privilege to name the star saying 75,000 people had already outed him on Twitter adding it would be 'impracticable'

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