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ITV backs Diversity’s ‘authentic and heartfelt’ Black Lives Matter BGT routine

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:48
ITV has praised Diversity for the group’s “authentic, heartfelt” performance on Britain’s Got Talent, which was inspired by Black Lives Matter and has since been the subject of thousands of complaints to the broadcasting watchdog.
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BBC top 10 not good enough on diversity, says BBC boss

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:45
The lack of diversity in the top-10 list of highest-paid BBC stars means the BBC has more “work to do” on the issue, the boss of the broadcaster has admitted.
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RTÉ to publish highest earners 'in coming weeks' as Graham Norton revealed as BBC's third best paid star

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:29
RTE has said that it will release details of its highest earners “in the coming weeks” after the BBC today published its own list of best-paid presenters. 
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Jedward suggest fans use JK Rowling book as firewood as they wade into trans row

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:18
Jedward have waded into the JK Rowling transphobia row, suggesting their fans use her new book as firewood.
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BBC boss defends star pay increases amid financial constraints

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:00
Some BBC stars have enjoyed pay increases despite a worsening financial outlook for the broadcaster.
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Avni Doshi and Maaza Mengiste among shortlisted authors for Booker Prize

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:42
Avni Doshi’s debut novel Burnt Sugar and Maaza Mengiste’s The Shadow King are among the books shortlisted for this year’s Booker Prize.
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Paul Rudd, 51, asks ‘fellow millennials’ to mask up in Covid public service film

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:27
Actor Paul Rudd has poked fun at himself in a public service film in which he asks “fellow millennials” to wear a mask in the fight against Covid-19.
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Gary Lineker BBC’s top earner – but taking a pay cut

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:01
Gary Lineker was once again the BBC’s top earner, according to new figures, but he is taking a pay cut.
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Netflix executive: I would hate to see the BBC diminished in its impact

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 10:30
Netflix executives have voiced their support for the BBC and said the corporation’s strength and creativity is one of the reasons the streaming service has set up a base in the UK.
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World of their own - Westlife sales hit €25m for their comeback tour

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 09:48
Westlife clocked up estimated box office ticket sales of $29.9m (€25.1m) last year as part of the band's comeback tour.
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'An emotional 24 hours' - 2FM's Jennifer Zamparelli axes face mask 'discussion' due to public outcry

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 09:44
RTÉ 2FM DJ Jennifer Zamparelli has this morning axed a planned controversial face mask item due to a public backlash in what amounted to “an emotional 24 hours” for the host.
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‘I feel like the movie gods shone down on us’

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 09:00
For most people, break-ups are painful ordeals to be endured and then, hopefully, forgotten.
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A panto producer and armoured guard: Meet this year’s Bake Off contestants

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 06:45
From a panto producer looking to put on a show to a music teacher hoping to hit all the right notes, this year’s The Great British Bake Off contestants have been unveiled.
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Kendall Jenner reveals she is a ‘stoner’

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 05:58
Supermodel Kendall Jenner has revealed she is a “stoner”.
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Lawyers prepare for Bill Cosby’s appeal

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 05:49
Legal advocates are lining up on both sides of actor Bill Cosby’s appeal as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court prepares to review his 2018 sex assault conviction.
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Robbie Coltrane defends JK Rowling in trans row

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 05:10
Robbie Coltrane has defended JK Rowling from accusations of transphobia, saying he does not find her views offensive.
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Family of Carole Baskin’s missing ex-husband airs advert during DWTS premiere

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 04:16
The family of Tiger King star Carole Baskin’s missing ex-husband has aired an advert during the premiere of Dancing With The Stars appealing for information on his disappearance.
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Sir David Attenborough wins an Emmy for work on Seven Worlds, One Planet

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:37
Sir David Attenborough has won an Emmy Award for his work narrating the BBC documentary Seven Worlds, One Planet.
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Teen idols: the truth about being a TikTok star

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:30
A generation or two ago, teenagers used to camp for hours on end outside the homes of boybanders and pop princesses.
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Zamparelli under fire for 'ridiculous' plan to discuss face masks on RTÉ show

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:30
RTÉ'S Jennifer Zamparelli has sparked controversy after appealing for people with "strong opinions" on wearing or not wearing masks to get in touch with her radio show.
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