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YouTube singer Chrissy Chambers wins revenge porn case

January 17, 2018 8:15 am0 comments
YouTube singer Chrissy Chambers wins revenge porn case

A US YouTube personality has been awarded damages from a British ex-boyfriend who posted videos of them having sex onto the internet. Chrissy Chambers became a leading “revenge porn” campaigner after she was alerted to the clips. The High Court in London heard that the accused – who cannot be […]

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Helen Dunmore wins posthumous Costa poetry prize

January 2, 2018 3:32 pm0 comments
Helen Dunmore wins posthumous Costa poetry prize

Helen Dunmore has won the Costa Book prize for poetry for her 10th and final collection, Inside the Wave. She was named on Tuesday along with four other winners across five categories in the Costa Book Awards. The poet and novelist died from cancer in June last year. Inside the […]

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: World 10,000m champion Mo Farah wins

December 17, 2017 11:26 pm0 comments
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: World 10,000m champion Mo Farah wins

Media playback is not supported on this device World 10,000m champion Sir Mo Farah has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017. The 34-year-old won his third successive world 10,000m gold medal in London in August, despite almost falling twice late in the race. He becomes the first […]

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Austria far right: Freedom Party wins key posts in new government

December 16, 2017 12:05 pm0 comments
Austria far right: Freedom Party wins key posts in new government

The far-right Freedom Party has secured the key posts of foreign, interior and defence in Austria’s new coalition government for its nominees. Governing with the conservative People’s Party, the move makes Austria the only country in Western Europe to have a far-right party in power. Austria’s president approved the new […]

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Roger Federer wins 2017 BBC Overseas Sports Personality award for record fourth time

December 15, 2017 12:49 am0 comments
Roger Federer wins 2017 BBC Overseas Sports Personality award for record fourth time

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 Date: Sunday, 17 December Time: 18:45 GMT Venue: Echo Arena, Liverpool Coverage: BBC One, Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website Tennis star Roger Federer has won the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year for a record fourth time after a public vote. […]

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UK City of Culture 2021: Coventry wins

December 7, 2017 4:32 pm0 comments
UK City of Culture 2021: Coventry wins

Coventry has been chosen to be the UK’s City of Culture for 2021. The bid team said their plans were “about changing the reputation of a city” as well as hosting a year of cultural celebration. The title is awarded every four years and Coventry will hope to emulate the […]

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Bad Sex in Fiction: US writer Christopher Bollen wins

November 30, 2017 7:56 pm0 comments
Bad Sex in Fiction: US writer Christopher Bollen wins

US author Christopher Bollen has won the Bad Sex in Fiction Award for his novel The Destroyers. The judges voted him the winner after reading a scene depicting the book’s protagonist, Ian, with his ex-girlfriend on the island of Patmos. He wrote: “She covers her breasts with her swimsuit… The […]

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Mobos 2017: Stormzy steals the show with three award wins

November 29, 2017 8:27 pm0 comments
Mobos 2017: Stormzy steals the show with three award wins

Stormzy was the success story of the 2017 Mobos – picking up three awards. He was named Best Male Act, Best Grime Act and won Best Album for Gang Signs & Prayer. The London star smashed into the mainstream this year with a number one album and top 10 single, […]

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Hastings Pier wins 2017 Riba Stirling Prize

October 31, 2017 11:56 pm0 comments
Hastings Pier wins 2017 Riba Stirling Prize

A historic pier in East Sussex that was devastated by fire in 2010 has won a prestigious architecture award after a multi-million pound redevelopment. Hastings Pier, which reopened in April 2016, beat five other buildings to the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) Stirling Prize. Now in its 22nd year, […]

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Lewis Hamilton wins fourth world title at Mexican Grand Prix

October 30, 2017 12:51 am0 comments
Lewis Hamilton wins fourth world title at Mexican Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth world title at the Mexican Grand Prix despite finishing only ninth after a clash with rival Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton’s achievement makes him unquestionably the most successful British Formula 1 driver in history, moving him one championship clear of Sir Jackie Stewart. He joins Vettel and […]

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