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Morrissey postpones his July UK tour

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Morrissey’s latest album Low in High School was released in November 2017 Morrissey has postponed his July UK and European tour due to “logistical circumstances beyond our control”, his management say. The former Smiths frontman was due to play five UK shows next month, beginning in Edinburgh on Wednesday, […]

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Ed Sheeran's wedding chapel plan rejected

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ed Sheeran announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn in January Ed Sheeran has been denied planning permission for a private wedding chapel in the grounds of his home. The 27-year-old chart-topper had hoped to wed fiancee Cherry Seaborn in the custom-built Saxon-style round tower at his estate in […]

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XXXTentacion and the problem of separating art from its artist

Image copyright Getty Images XXXTentacion has scored his highest position in the UK’s Official Chart, with his track Sad climbing up to number five. The 20-year-old was shot dead in his car in Florida on 18 June. Radio 1 didn’t play XXXTentacion on its Official Chart Show, even though he currently has three songs in […]

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Migrant separations: Susan Sarandon arrested at protest rally

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘We care’: Women march for immigrants Actress Susan Sarandon says she was one of almost 600 women arrested at a sit-in in support of migrants at a US Senate building. Police in Washington say 575 people were charged with unlawfully demonstrating on Thursday. The women were protesting […]

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Halo: Live-action TV series of Xbox favourite announced

Image copyright Microsoft Image caption Production will begin on the TV adaptation in 2019 A live-action version of the Halo computer game has been announced by US TV network Showtime. The adaptation of Microsoft’s popular sci-fi shooter franchise will be led by Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt and producer Kyle […]

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RuPaul's Drag Race: Butterfly stunt fails to fly in series finale

Spoiler warning: Contains details of RuPaul’s Drag Race final Image copyright Getty Images Image caption O’Hara said she would atone by volunteering for the ASPCA A finalist on RuPaul’s Drag Race has apologised for a routine involving live butterflies that refused to flutter. Asia O’Hara’s performance on the season 10 final was meant to feature […]

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Morrissey: Row over plan for anti-racism protest in Manchester

Image copyright PA Image caption Morrissey has yet to comment personally on the protest plans Morrissey’s manager has attacked plans to hold an anti-racism party near one of the singer’s forthcoming concerts. The Love Music, Hate Racism night will be held around the corner from the ex-Smiths singer’s show at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on 8 […]

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BBC apologises to Carrie Gracie over pay

Image caption Carrie Gracie complained after discovering male counterparts earned more than her The BBC has apologised to news presenter Carrie Gracie for underpaying her, saying: “The BBC and Carrie Gracie have reached an agreement to resolve their differences.” The corporation said it acknowledged “the specific circumstances relating to Carrie’s appointment” and “has now put […]

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Drake's Scorpion album: First impressions and standout moments

Image copyright Getty Images “Who’s giving out this much return on investment?” So sings Drake on Survival, the cinematic overture to his sprawling, 25-track double album Scorpion, which was released overnight. He’s certainly prolific. The 90-minute opus arrives just a year after his More Life mixtape, and features two UK number ones – God’s Plan […]

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Love Island: Danny Dyer 'didn't want' daughter Dani to go on the show

Image copyright BBC/ITV/Love Island EastEnders star Danny Dyer has revealed he’s struggled with his daughter Dani appearing on Love Island. “I didn’t want her to do it. I’d never seen it before… you fear it as a father,” he said on a special evening edition of Good Morning Britain. He was asked by Susanna Reid […]