Ford in first appearance since crash

July 11, 2015 2:30 am0 comments
Ford in first appearance since crash

Star Wars actor Harrison Ford appears at Comic-Con 11 July 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts US actor Harrison Ford has made his first public appearance since he was injured in a plane crash in March. The 72-year-old took to the stage on a Star Wars panel at the […]

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Film star Omar Sharif dies aged 83

July 10, 2015 2:56 pm1 comment

Omar Sharif: Lawrence of Arabia star dies aged 83 10 July 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Actor Omar Sharif, best known for his roles in classic films Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, has died aged 83. Egypt-born Sharif won two Golden Globe awards and an Oscar nomination […]

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Sherlock special heading for cinemas

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Sherlock special heading for cinemas

Sherlock special heading for cinemas By Lizo Mzimba Entertainment correspondent, BBC News 10 July 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Creator Steven Moffat said the special will be a standalone episode A special one-off episode of the hit BBC drama Sherlock will be shown in selected cinemas around the […]

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Israeli jailed over Madonna hack

July 9, 2015 3:34 pm0 comments
Israeli jailed over Madonna hack

Madonna hack: Israeli man jailed 9 July 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Madonna said the hack was ‘a deeply devastating and hurtful experience’ An Israeli man has been jailed for 14 months in Tel Aviv for hacking the computers of singers including Madonna. Adi Lederman, 39, was arrested […]

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AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd sentenced

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Phil Rudd, AC/DC drummer, sentenced to house detention 9 July 2015 From the section Asia Phil Rudd, a drummer with rock group AC/DC, has been sentenced in New Zealand to eight months in house detention for drug possession and making threats to kill. Australian-born Rudd, 61, had originally denied the […]

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Cosby bust removed from theme park

July 8, 2015 3:46 pm0 comments
Cosby bust removed from theme park

Bill Cosby bust removed from Disney theme park 8 July 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Cosby’s lawyers had tried to stop the release of the 2005 documents A statue of Bill Cosby has been removed from a Disney theme park in the wake of revelations the comedian admitted […]

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Han Solo origins film announced

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Han Solo origins film announced

Star Wars: Han Solo origins film announced 8 July 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts The Force Awakens sees Harrison Ford reprise his role after more than 30 years A Star Wars spin-off film will tell the back story of space smuggler Han Solo, Disney has announced. The new […]

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Barrymore sues police over arrest

July 7, 2015 6:20 pm0 comments
Barrymore sues police over arrest

Michael Barrymore sues Essex Police over damaged career 7 July 2015 From the section Essex Michael Barrymore was arrested in 2001 Former TV presenter Michael Barrymore is suing Essex Police over his arrest after a man was found dead floating in his swimming pool. Stuart Lubbock, 31, was found in […]

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Cosby gave woman drugs before sex

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Cosby gave woman drugs before sex

Bill Cosby admitted he gave woman drugs before sex 7 July 2015 From the section US & Canada The comedian is best known as Dr Cliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show in 1984-92 US comedian Bill Cosby admitted he obtained sedatives with the intent of giving them to women he […]

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BBC to fund over-75s' TV licences

July 6, 2015 5:04 pm0 comments

BBC to fund over-75s’ TV licences 6 July 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts The BBC is to cover the cost of providing free television licences for over-75s, the government has confirmed. Ministers said the move would be phased in from 2018-19. In return, rules on paying for catch-up […]

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