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Ray BLK: Sound of 2017 winner looks back

January 7, 2018 1:17 am0 comments
Ray BLK: Sound of 2017 winner looks back

Ray BLK never expected to win the BBC’s Sound of 2017. “I just remember thinking it was a prank,” she laughs. “I wasn’t prepared for it at all.” The soul singer was the first unsigned artist to top the annual list, which predicts the biggest new stars in music – […]

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Breakthroughs put diseases on the back foot

December 23, 2017 8:26 pm0 comments
Breakthroughs put diseases on the back foot

It has been a remarkable year of promise in medical science. Incurable diseases from sickle cell to haemophilia now look as though they can be treated. Here are the highlights. Huntington’s The defect that causes the devastating degenerative disease Huntington’s has been corrected in patients for the first time. It […]

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Arsenal score three in five minutes but Liverpool strike back to earn draw

December 22, 2017 8:52 pm0 comments
Arsenal score three in five minutes but Liverpool strike back to earn draw

Roberto Firmino’s powerful finish earned Liverpool a draw in an incredible Premier League encounter that had seen Arsenal score three goals in just five second-half minutes. The Gunners had been trailing 2-0 after Philippe Coutinho scored his first headed league goal in England before Mohamed Salah added a second early […]

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Meryl Streep hits back over Rose McGowan criticism

December 19, 2017 10:37 am0 comments
Meryl Streep hits back over Rose McGowan criticism

Actress Meryl Streep has defended herself against criticism from Harvey Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan. McGowan, who accused Weinstein of rape, tweeted her anger at plans for stars to wear black to the Golden Globes in a silent protest against sexual abuse. “Actresses like Meryl Streep… YOUR SILENCE is THE problem,” […]

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DeGale to 'go back to the drawing board' after being stunned by Truax

December 10, 2017 3:16 am0 comments
DeGale to 'go back to the drawing board' after being stunned by Truax

James DeGale says he will “go back to the drawing board” after his shock defeat by American Caleb Truax at London’s Copper Box Arena. DeGale lost his IBF world super-middleweight title as Truax won 114-114 115-112 116-112 on the cards. The Briton was as short as 1-100 with some bookmakers […]

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Mrs Brown's Boys back for two BBC Christmas specials

November 27, 2017 9:24 pm0 comments
Mrs Brown's Boys back for two BBC Christmas specials

Mrs Brown’s Boys is returning for two festive special, following revelations that three of its actors were allegedly involved in a tax avoidance scheme. Leaked documents showed Patrick Houlihan and Martin and Fiona Delany transferred their fees to companies in Mauritius and sent money back as loans. The trio did […]

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Jack Maynard: When stars' social media posts come back to haunt them

November 22, 2017 12:06 pm0 comments
Jack Maynard: When stars' social media posts come back to haunt them

YouTube star Jack Maynard and rapper Stormzy are the latest celebrities to discover that ill-judged and offensive things they said years ago on social media can come back to damage their reputations and possibly their careers. Virtually every celebrity breaking through today – certainly all those who are as big […]

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EA Frantically Defends Loot Crates in Battlefront II as Gamers Strike Back

November 14, 2017 4:04 pm0 comments
EA Frantically Defends Loot Crates in Battlefront II as Gamers Strike Back

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Electronic Arts, America‚Äôs most-beloved game publisher, ran face-first into controversy earlier this week when a player looking forward to Battlefront II dared to touch the most fearsome Dark Side power of them all: Math. When […]

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Jimmy Fallon holds back tears as he pays tribute to late mother

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Jimmy Fallon holds back tears as he pays tribute to late mother

Jimmy Fallon made an emotional tribute to his late mother on Monday night’s episode of The Tonight Show. The comedian cancelled his NBC nightly programme for a week following the death of his mother Gloria Fallon, who passed away with her son by her side. Fallon described the 68-year-old as […]

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Overnight carer back pay scheme 'unaffordable'

November 2, 2017 11:09 am0 comments
Overnight carer back pay scheme 'unaffordable'

Care providers have dismissed a government scheme to tackle a problem over back pay for overnight shift staff, as a “suicide note”. The charity Mencap said the government was sacrificing the wellbeing of the most vulnerable in society and putting the jobs of low-paid staff at risk. Ministers said the […]

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