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New Zealand's Hawera Cinema bans pyjamas and onesies

Image copyright PA Image caption The cinema is located in the small town of Hawera A cinema in New Zealand has banned people from wearing pyjamas, onesies and dirty boots to screenings, in a move designed to raise dress standards. Hawera Cinemas said in recent months it had seen an increasing number of patrons attending […]

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Shania Twain apologises after saying she would vote for Donald Trump

Image caption Twain also revealed to The Guardian that she had been abused as a child Shania Twain has apologised after saying she would have voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 US election. The Canadian singer, who cannot vote in the US, told the Guardian she appreciated the President’s honesty. “I would have voted […]

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The £20m replica Shakespearean theatre that's being built on Merseyside

Image copyright Shakespeare North Trust/Knowsley Council Image caption The interior of the theatre will be built to a 1629 design Lovers of Shakespeare have long made pilgrimages to Stratford-upon-Avon and the Globe theatre in London. Now, Prescot in Merseyside is building a replica Elizabethan theatre in the hope of becoming the third point in a […]

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Poppy Delevingne: Models face 'stigma' with acting

Image copyright Dusan Martincek Image caption Antonio Banderas as Picasso and Poppy Delevingne as Marie-Therese Walter A new TV series based on Picasso’s life begins on Monday, starring Antonio Banderas as the artist and Poppy Delevingne as Marie-Therese Walter. But, the actress says, the woman she plays was more than just a muse. “There’s no-one […]

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Avicii's ex-girlfriend posts tribute: 'I love you Tim'

Image copyright Getty Images Avicii’s ex-girlfriend has posted a tribute online following the sudden death of the Swedish DJ. The 28-year-old, otherwise known as Tim Bergling, died in Oman and it’s not yet known what the cause of death was. Emily Goldberg wrote that during the two years they were together he was her “closest […]

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The Lido author Libby Page on the power of uplifting fiction

Image copyright Getty Images It may feel like the world isn’t the happiest of places at the moment. But first-time author Libby Page is hoping that shining a light on the power of community and friendship in The Lido will be the uplifting read people need. Positive reviews of The Lido – about how residents […]

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Shaggy helps the Queen celebrate 92nd birthday

Image copyright PA Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 92nd birthday with a concert at the Royal Albert Hall featuring a range of stars. Kylie Minogue, Craig David, Sting and Shaggy are among the artists performing at the event. Sir Tom Jones opened the event with a performance supported by a group playing the dhol […]

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Church bells ring out three of Avicii's biggest hits

A church in Utrecht, in the Netherlands, has played a tribute to dance music artist, Avicii, who died on Friday. Carillonneur Malgosia Fiebig performed three of his biggest hits, Wake Me up, Hey Brother and Without You in Utrecht’s famous Dom Tower, the morning after his death. Source link

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Heartbeat actor Bill Maynard's funeral held

Image caption Bill Maynard, who died aged 89, was described as “Mr Showbiz” The funeral has taken place of Heartbeat actor Bill Maynard, who had a career spanning eight decades. Fans were amongst family and friends at South Leicestershire Crematorium in Countesthorpe to remember “Mr Showbiz”, who died aged 89 on 30 March. Mr Maynard’s […]

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Taylor Swift 'stalker' breaks into her house and takes nap

Image copyright Reuters Taylor Swift’s New York home has been broken into by a suspected stalker who took a nap at the property. Police say 22-year-old Roger Alvarado was arrested on charges of stalking, burglary, criminal mischief and trespassing. He was arrested at the same address in February after allegedly breaking the front door with […]