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Sharon Stone on her friendship with Northern peace activist Betty Williams – ‘a tremendous heartbreak when we lost her’

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 23:13
Actress Sharon Stone said she felt blessed to have been so close with Northern Ireland peace activist Betty Williams.
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Menopause reminded Davina McCall of recovering from addiction

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 21:15
Davina McCall has said the symptoms of menopause reminded her of when she was an addict.
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Full transcript: Eoghan Harris’s extraordinary interview with Sarah McInerney as he defends anonymous Twitter account

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 20:39
Eoghan Harris has addressed the controversy that erupted last night after it emerged the former Senator had admitted being involved in the running of an anonymous Twitter account.
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SAS: Who Dares Wins says it treats all contestants the same following complaint

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 19:55
Channel 4 has said all SAS: Who Dares Wins contestants are treated the same “regardless of gender, race or ethnicity” after a contestant complained about their time on the show.
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Emma Thompson: I faced greater criticism over XR support due to age and station

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 18:48
Dame Emma Thompson says she faced greater criticism for her support of Extinction Rebellion because of her “age and station”.
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Tion Wayne and Russ Millions’ Body becomes first number one drill song

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 17:50
Body by Tion Wayne and Russ Millions has become the first drill song to top the UK charts in what has been described as a “landmark” moment for the genre.
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Partner of YouTuber who died in electric scooter crash joins SAS: Who Dares Wins

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 17:11
The partner of YouTuber Emily Hartridge, who died in an electric scooter crash in London, has signed up to appear on SAS: Who Dares Wins.
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Nick Hewer marks final day on set of Countdown

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 15:00
Nick Hewer marked his final day on the set of Countdown by posing outside his dressing room with a golden teapot trophy.
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Rachel Donohue: a novelist with a coming-of-age story of her own

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 15:00
How much does an author’s time and place feed into their writing process? Quite a lot, it appears, in the case of Rachel Donohue’s eloquent and unsettling second novel, which she wrote in her Dublin bedroom during the first lockdown.
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Resident Evil Village review: Survival without the horror

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 14:31
Resident Evil 7 established a new benchmark in the survival series for sheer bloody terror, especially if you dared play it in VR and put yourself in the same grotty spaces as the degenerate cast.
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Channel 4 reality series The Circle will not return

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 13:08
The Circle will not be commissioned for a further series, Channel 4 has said.
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From turning the air blue with Ardal O’Hanlon to prison escapes in Maze – your day-by-day guide to what to watch on TV this week

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 12:00
Pick of the week: There’s no question about it — the Irish have an unrivalled flair for swearing. The vehemence and fluency of our invective marks us out among the nations. Made famous by writers from Joyce to Doyle, our cursing is truly world-class. Or is it? Do we really swear more than other nations, or is that a myth? And is swearing a good thing, a bad thing, or a bit of both?
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Les Dennis to replace Paul Merton in new production of Hairspray

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 11:55
Les Dennis will replace Paul Merton to join the cast of Hairspray as Wilbur Turnblad when a new production of the hit musical opens at the London Coliseum.
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Gary Lineker targeted by HMRC over £4.9m tax bill

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 11:36
Gary Lineker has become the latest high-profile broadcaster to be targeted by HM Revenues and Customs (HMRC) over his tax affairs, a tribunal has heard.
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Noel Clarke accused of sexual misconduct on set of Doctor Who

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 10:55
Noel Clarke has been accused of sexual misconduct on the set of BBC series Doctor Who.
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Drag Race winner Vivienne to join Emmerdale for a day

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 09:39
Drag Race UK winner The Vivienne is to join the cast of Emmerdale for a day.
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Shock as First Dates contestant Camelia is stood up

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 09:26
TV viewers were left fuming last night when a contestant on RTÉ’s First Dates was stood up.
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Turner Prize shortlists five art collectives for prestigious award

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 08:40
A group of Belfast-based artists whose work is a response to issues affecting Northern Ireland and a collective of QTIBPOC (Queer, Trans and Intersex Black and People of Colour) artists challenging norms of sound-system culture across the African diaspora are on the shortlist for the Turner Prize 2021.
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Winston Churchill’s cigar butt picked up by policeman to be sold at auction

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 08:39
A cigar butt discarded by Sir Winston Churchill and picked up by a policeman is expected to fetch up to £1,200 at auction.
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Coldplay’s new single gets debut in space

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 07:57
Coldplay have premiered their new single with the help of French astronaut Thomas Pesquet on board the International Space Station (ISS).
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