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Ed Sheeran won’t release an album next year

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Ed Sheeran is one of the UK’s best-selling artists Ed Sheeran’s Divide was last year’s biggest-selling album, shifting 2.7 million copies in the UK, but the star has no immediate plans to follow it up. “I’d like to bring out a project next year that isn’t an album,” he told BBC […]

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Bake Off returns: 13 things in the new series

Image copyright Mark Bourdillon / Love Productions Ah, it’s that time again. Great British Bake Off is back next week, easing us into those cooler autumn evenings with talk of proving, the gingham altar and, of course, soggy bottoms. This time we can relax – following last year’s controversial move to Channel 4 from the […]

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Asia Argento defended by Lysette Anthony

Image copyright Getty Images British actress Lysette Anthony, known for her role as Marnie Nightingale in Hollyoaks, has defended fellow Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento. This follows allegations made by actor Jimmy Bennett that Argento sexually assaulted him in 2013. “I cannot stand by while Asia Argento is hurled under a bus,” Anthony said in […]

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Neil Simon: Celebrated US playwright dies aged 91

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Simon is seen here in 2006 Celebrated US playwright Neil Simon has died aged 91 in his native New York City of complications from pneumonia, representatives announced. Simon gained international fame in the 1960s for stage and screen comedies including The Odd Couple and Barefoot In The Park. In 1991 he […]

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Lindsay Kemp, performer and Bowie mentor, dies at 80

Image copyright Maurizio Degl’Innocenti/EPA/REX/ShutterstockImage caption Lindsay Kemp performing Kemp Dreams Kabuki Courtesan in Florence, Italy, in June 2017 Kate Bush has paid tribute to ground-breaking dancer, mime artist and choreographer Lindsay Kemp, who has died aged 80. She described Kemp – who taught her to dance – as “inspirational” and “a truly original and great […]