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Coronation Street’s Sally Carman reveals when she’s marrying co-star Joe Duttine
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Borsalino looks ahead with cool bucket hats, baseball caps
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Real story behind Netflix’s The Dig as it portrays top archaeologist as 'ditzy'
EXCLUSIVE: Netflix's hit show The Dig has been blasted for portraying respected archaeologist Peggy Piggott as a ditzy rookie when she was in fact 'an incredibly well-trained excavator by her early 20s' whose career spanned six decades
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'Pubs were closing before the lockdown, we must get them back to their heyday'
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‘It’s embarrassing’: Lewis Dunk left disgusted after referee decision overshadows Brighton defeat
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Young walker rescued after fall near site of 900-year-old castle
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Brighton boss Potter seeks Premier League clarification after Lee Mason blunder
Lee Mason's decision to disallow a quickly-taken free-kick sparked chaos during Brighton's 1-0 defeat at West Bromwich Albion, with the referee seemingly uncertain over the rules himself
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Harry praised for ‘unstinting support’ of London Marathon after nine-year patronage
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Gillian Anderson hits back at boyfriend speculation with cute dog picture
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Couple's dream new build £265k home turns into 'nightmare' after finding 150 faults in two years
Amy Fenn, 24, and fiancee George Watts-Sturrock, 32, bought the house in Hockering, Norfolk, under the Government start-up scheme Help to Buy. They claim it is a 'nightmare'.
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BBC Breakfast host Matt Taylor defends Naga Munchetty amid Saturday Kitchen complaints
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George M Johnson: 'Queer characters tend to die at the end of books'
The bestselling author on their memoir about growing up gay and black in the US, helping others to find healing, and the power of non-binary young adultsGeorge M Johnson is a writer and activist whose first book, All Boys Aren’t Blue, is a memoir about growing up black and queer in America. The book is aimed at young adults and catalogues in candid style the author’s experiences of both trauma and healing, from childhood bullying to teenage sexual abuse, to their relationship with their family and changing understanding of their masculinity and sexuality. It was published in the US last year to widespread acclaim, reviewers describing it as a “gamechanger”, offering “a deep but clear-eyed love for its subjects”. It has been optioned for television by actor and activist Gabrielle Union. Johnson lives in Newark, New Jersey.When did you know you wanted to write your story?I knew it was time when Giovanni Melton was killed by his father, who said something to the effect of: “I would rather have a dead son than a gay son.” That was November 2017 and I was like: “This has got to stop.” So many black, queer young men being taken from us… We have to talk about it. People need to know that we are your sons and brothers, your non-identifying friends and family members, we are genderless people who exist among you – but we deserve to do more than just exist. It was time for me to write the story of what it is like to grow up knowing, from a very young age, that you do not fit into this mould of what it means to look like a boy in society. Continue reading...
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Pep Guardiola and City have eased back to take a huge leap forward | Jonathan Wilson
Manchester City have changed the way they press and, though West Ham did offer some hope to the chasing pack, a quadruple suddenly looks possibleIt is a measure of how well West Ham played at Manchester City that for a time it felt like a contest. City won in the end – of course they did – to take their run of successive victories to 20, but there were perhaps 10 minutes before half-time when they were unsettled. But by the end, the only question was how this run can ever be stopped: City at the moment feel relentless.The Premier League title is as good as done, they’re 2-0 up after the away leg of their Champions League last-16 tie, they’re in the quarter-final of the FA Cup and the final of the Carabao Cup: a quadruple suddenly looks distinctly possible. And it is sudden: it’s only 74 days since City drew at home against West Brom, a result that left them ninth in the table. The suggestion then was that this might be the weakest side Pep Guardiola have ever managed. Continue reading...
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The chancellor prepares his budget – cartoon
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Rosamund Pike is right to call out digital 'tweaks' ... but aren't we all at it? | Barbara Ellen
The deceit of unreal perfection is no longer Hollywood’s alone. Deep-fake is everywhereIf Rosamund Pike isn’t “good enough” , then where does that leave the rest of us? The actor says that her breasts were enlarged by Photoshop for a publicity poster for the 2011 Johnny English Reborn film. Looking at the image, they do seem markedly bigger. Of course it had to be her breasts that were blown up like party balloons. In the same image, no one appears to have said: “Put Rowan Atkinson’s crotch on display, and make it bulge.”Pike says she got the poster stopped, which might surprise people. Actresses are supposed to be grateful for these digital “tweakments”: “Thank you, camera-gods, for making me even prettier!” Continue reading...
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Crowds of city lockdown protesters clash with police as violence breaks out
Some protesters were arrested as a crowd of hundreds marching in opposition to coronavirus lockdown rules clashed with gardai in the Irish capital's centre
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Saturday Night Takeaway was axed for four years amid Ant and Dec struggles
Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly moved onto different projects with disappointing results after the plug was temporarily pulled on Saturday Night Takeaway
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The Voice UK: Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock to join Anne-Marie as guest coach
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Thomas Tuchel pinpoints Manchester United's strengths and Edinson Cavani threat
The new Chelsea manager will face Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side for a third time this season when Manchester United travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
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Thomas Partey is on Sunday hoping to make his first start since the beginning of February when Arsenal face Leicester City.
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Tottenham XI vs Burnley: Confirmed team news, predicted lineup and injury latest for Premier League
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is this week close to having a fully fit squad at his disposal but Giovani Lo Celso is still working towards match fitness and unavailable to face Burnley.
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How to be in Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway virtual audience on ITV
Due to coronavirus restrictions, Ant and Dec are not able to have a live audience in the ITV studio
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'I shared expensive shoes with my followers and wasn't ready for abuse I got'
Saira Khan shared with her followers a pair of expensive shoes she had been gifted but wasn't prepared for the abuse she received
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Liverpool have this week been dealt a serious injury blow with the news that captain Jordan Henderson faces a long spell on the sidelines ahead of Sunday’s Premier League trip to Sheffield United.
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Man dies in hit-and-run as another knifed nearby with police hunting driver
A car slammed into a pedestrian, killing him, and a cyclist, leaving that person seriously injured about 30 minutes before a man was stabbed outside a shop in Tipton, West Midlands
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Crystal Palace vs Fulham lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs, injury latest for Premier League
Roy Hodgson has this week been dealt another injury blow with Nathaniel Clyne joining the lengthy list of unavailable Crystal Palace players.
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Crystal Palace and Fulham lock horns in a London derby on Sunday afternoon.
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The animation that shows the north-south divide in Covid rates
Some rates are falling like 'a forest fire tearing through fuel' others have been compared to a ‘a tyre fire smouldering for months’
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Cazorla's sparkling career continues with another trophy under Barca icon Xavi
The Arsenal icon is still doing his talking on the pitch and has already won three titles since joining Qatari side Al-Sadd
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Thomas Tuchel and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer face off this weekend as Chelsea host Manchester United in a game that could be crucial to both teams’ Premier League top four hopes.
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'I thought I was at a dance audition but I ended up with a job as a model'
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Tottenham vs Burnley: Prediction, TV channel, team news, lineups, h2h results, live stream, odds
Tottenham will be desperate to begin replicating their European form on the Premier League stage when they play host to Burnley this weekend.
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Holly Willoughby shares rare photo of her daughter Belle as they bake together
Holly Willoughby was able to squeeze in some quality family time over the weekend as she made ice cream rolls at home with her daughter Belle
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Rooster fitted with blade for cockfight kills its owner in India
Bird with knife attached to leg ready to take on opponent inflicts fatal injuries to man’s groin A rooster fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight in southern India has killed its owner, sparking a manhunt for the organisers of the event, police said.The bird had a knife attached to its leg ready to take on an opponent when it inflicted serious injuries to the man’s groin as it tried to escape, officers said. The man died from loss of blood before he could reach a hospital in the Karimnagar district of Telangana state earlier this week, local police officer B Jeevan told AFP. Continue reading...
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Leicester City vs Arsenal: Prediction, TV channel, team news, lineups, h2h results, live stream, odds
Arsenal will hope to keep confidence high after their thrilling win over Benfica as they face a tough trip to Leicester this weekend.
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Man City boss Pep Guardiola hails his "greatest achievement" after West Ham win
Man City recorded a 20th straight victory over West Ham with Pep Guardiola hailing their run as his "greatest achievement" since arriving on the blue half of Manchester
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The Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown mocked for anti-vaccine tweet
The Stone Roses frontman's latest anti-vaccine comment was ridiculed
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Paris Hilton says Britney Spears is ‘treated like a child’ amid conservatorship drama: ‘It’s not fair’
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Chelsea host Manchester United on Sunday as both sides battle it out a potentially huge clash in the top four battle, and the game will be decided by a number of key battles
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Louisiana police trooper kicked and dragged Black man who died in custody, records show
Documents obtained by AP reveal bodycam footage shows Kory York dragging Ronald Greene ‘on his stomach by the leg shackles’A Louisiana state police trooper has been suspended without pay for kicking and dragging a handcuffed Black man whose in-custody death remains unexplained and the subject of a federal civil rights investigation.Body camera footage shows Kory York dragging Ronald Greene “on his stomach by the leg shackles” following a violent arrest and high-speed pursuit, according to internal state police records obtained by the Associated Press. Continue reading...
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Édouard ensures winning start to life after Neil Lennon for Celtic
Life without Neil Lennon began with a victory and Celtic are one match closer to the end of a miserable season. Those were the positives to be gleaned by John Kennedy as he presided over his first game as the club’s interim manager. Aberdeen never seemed to really believe they could inflict further damage on Celtic, a scenario which has to be regarded as curious given current circumstances.The final game of Lennon’s second Celtic tenure proved the lame 1-0 defeat to Ross County last Sunday. As the full-time whistle blew and Aberdeen had been seen off, Kennedy’s reaction was subdued. The bigger picture will not be lost on him. Celtic desperately need a reboot. Continue reading...
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Katie Price reignites singing career with festival gig alongside Cheryl
Katie Price will perform at London's Mighty Hoopla festival this summer, which has Cheryl, rapper Eve and La Roux on its line-up
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There was a sombre mood in the air as tearful mourners released balloons in memory of Kimberley McAssey
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Don’t sneer at TV dinners, they can be the perfect tonic | Rebecca Nicholson
Ignore the MasterChef maestro: eating on the sofa while watching a favourite show can be a great way to switch offJohn Torode, the Australian chef and MasterChef presenter, ruffled the nation’s feathers when he said that he and his wife Lisa Faulkner would not dream of eating in front of the box. “We wouldn’t ever consume food in front of the television,” he said. “I don’t understand why people would want to sit with some food on their lap and dribble down their shirt and all over a clean sofa.”Questionable eating habits aside – I can just about manage not to dribble all over my sofa these days, even if it’s spag bol – it is all right for him to say that. MasterChef is on at either 8pm or 9pm, far later than most people have dinner in this country. What are we, European? But he is throwing Celebrity Antiques Road Trip right under the bus. Continue reading...
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