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John Leslie goes on trial accused of sex assault

Image caption John Leslie arriving at Edinburgh Sheriff Court The former television presenter John Leslie has gone on trial charged with sexually assaulting a woman during her hen night at an Edinburgh club. The woman told Edinburgh Sheriff Court she was dancing with Mr Leslie at the Attik club in Tollcross, when he pulled her […]

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Bedroom cover versions make it onto YouTube's music streaming app

Image copyright Alessia Cara / YouTube Image caption Grammy-winning pop star Alessia Cara got her start by posting covers to YouTube Big releases by Dua Lipa and Drake will mingle with amateur covers on YouTube’s new music streaming app. YouTube Music, which launches today in the UK, is seen as Google’s response to services like […]

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Sinitta claims she is victim of six sexual assaults

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sinitta is best known for her ’80s hits So Macho and Toy Boy 1980s pop star Sinitta has claimed she has been sexually assaulted by six men in the music industry, among them “a big star” who allegedly groped her. She has also claimed she was assaulted by a […]

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Geraldine McCaughrean ends 30-year Carnegie Medal wait

Image copyright British Library Image caption McCaughrean won her second Carnegie Medal, while illustrator Sydney Smith secured the Kate Greenaway Medal Geraldine McCaughrean has won the CILIP Carnegie Medal for the second time, 30 years after winning for Pack of Lies. The British author’s latest winner, Where the World Ends, follows men and boys stranded […]

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'Shocking' level of sexual harassment at music festivals

Image copyright PA Image caption Festivals are a huge part of the UK summer calendar Nearly half of female festival goers (43%) under 40 say they have faced unwanted sexual behaviour at a music festival, new research suggests. Overall, 22% of all festival goers have faced assault or harassment. The most common forms were unwelcome […]

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Elijah Wood reveals techno-horror VR game at E3

Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood’s latest project is a horror-themed video game in which players experience the memories of a “traumatised mental patient”. Transference is being developed as a virtual reality experience despite sales of VR headsets being weaker than many had expected. The movie star spoke to BBC Click’s Marc Cieslak about […]

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John Travolta mob film Gotti gets whacked by critics

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Travolta plays Gotti, pictured in 1990, at various points in his life and career John Travolta’s troubled biopic of New York crime boss John Gotti has finally reached cinemas, and the critics have only one thing to say: fuhgeddaboudit. One reviewer called it the “worst mob movie of all […]

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Selfie mistakes: Sorry, but that is not a celebrity

Image copyright Getty Images Clean Bandit are Grace Chatto, Jack and Luke Patterson – but perhaps not everybody knows that or would recognise them if they met them. That was definitely the case for MP Barry Gardiner when he “met” the band at a recent political event. He posed with who he thought were band […]

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Father's Day tribute to Chris Cornell

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer’s wife, Vicky (r), and his children, Toni, Christopher and Lilli Jean, attended a vigil on the anniversary of his death last month Chris Cornell’s daughter has paid an emotional tribute to her late father on Father’s Day, posting a duet recorded by the pair on his Instagram […]

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Beyonce and Jay-Z release joint album

Image copyright Getty Images It has been rumoured for a while but now it’s here – Beyonce and Jay-Z have dropped a joint album. It’s called Everything is Love and is only available to download on Jay-Z’s streaming service Tidal. Bey made the announcement on stage in London as they thanked their fans for coming […]

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Spencer Tunick: Melbourne Woolworths to allow nude photo shoot

Image copyright SPENCER TUNICK Image caption On 9th July, this Melbourne car park will be full of naked people Australian supermarket chain Woolworths says US artist Spencer Tunick can use a car park on top of one of its Melbourne stores for a mass naked photo shoot, reversing an earlier decision. In April, Woolworths turned […]