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Sacha Baron Cohen 'dupes' Palin for new series

Image copyright PA/Getty Former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin says Sacha Baron Cohen “duped” her in an interview by posing as a wounded military veteran. The Borat star has been secretly filming for a new satirical comedy series that will air on TV next week. It was revealed on Monday the show – titled Who […]

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Lethal White: JK Rowling reveals Strike release date

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rowling’s book is written under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith JK Rowling’s Lethal White – the fourth instalment in the Cormoran Strike novels, written under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith – will be released on 18 September. In a tweet announcing the news, the author also revealed the cover design. The book […]

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Caroline Flack and fiance Andrew Brady split

Image copyright Getty Images Caroline Flack and Andrew Brady have split up. The Love Island presenter and the former Apprentice and Celebrity Big Brother contestant had been dating since January, before revealing their engagement in April. Caroline said she was “sad” that she and Andrew had “decided to part ways”. “Unfortunately it was not to […]

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John Leslie 'in bits' after assault trial

Image copyright PA Image caption Leslie said his focus was now on “survival and living a quiet life” Former television presenter John Leslie has admitted to being “in bits” after being cleared of sexual assault. “It’s a case of putting the bits back together again,” the 53-year-old said on his return to ITV’s This Morning, […]

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Composer Oliver Knussen dies aged 66

Image caption Knussen conducting at the BBC Proms in 2010 The British composer and conductor Oliver Knussen has died at the age of 66 after a short illness. His publisher Faber Music confirmed his death and saluted his “extraordinary impact on the musical community”. Knussen previously worked with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and most recently […]