102566352 now feature 1 nc - The story of how one compilation came to rule them all
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The story of how one compilation came to rule them all

Image caption Three Now albums have been released every year since 1983 Now That’s What I Call Music is the biggest-selling compilation series in the world, with more than 120 million records sold and 654 weeks at number one. Since 1983, the series has arrived three times a year, anthologising the biggest hits in the […]

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'Netflix effect' poses challenge to British TV

Image copyright Netflix Image caption Shows like The Crown have helped Netflix woo potential subscribers Video streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime now have more subscribers than traditional pay TV services in the UK, new data from Ofcom has revealed. The media regulator says British TV will have to change the way it […]

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Batwoman: Lesbian comic hero to get TV series

Image copyrightCourtesy of DC Entertainment Image caption DC Comics reintroduced Batwoman as a gay character in 2006A TV adaptation of Batwoman is to become the first live-action superhero series with an openly gay lead character. The show is being developed for the US channel, the CW, adding to the network’s collection of shows based on […]

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Louis Tomlinson and Robbie Williams named new judges on The X Factor

Image copyright Getty Images/PA Image caption L to R: Robbie Williams, Ayda Field and Louis Tomlinson Robbie Williams is to join the X Factor judging panel when the show returns to screens this summer, ITV has announced. The former Take That singer, 44, fills the vacancy left by long-standing judge Louis Walsh, who quit the […]

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Bollywood biopic in hot water over Sikh name

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Leone was born in Canada Sikh leaders in India have threatened to protest over the title of a biopic because it uses the name Kaur. Sunny Leone is a former porn star turned Bollywood actress who plays herself in web series Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone. […]

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BAME children's books characters 'too oppressed'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The were 9,115 children’s books printed in the UK in 2017 Ethnic minority characters should be used in a wider variety of children’s books and not regularly fighting oppression, a study has found. Almost 400 books featuring black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) characters were reviewed by the Centre […]

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Annabelle Neilson, muse for Alexander McQueen dies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Annabelle Neilson was best friends with Kate Moss Annabelle Neilson, who was a muse for the the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen, has been found dead aged 49. She was best friend to model Kate Moss, who she met through McQueen, and was found at her Chelsea home in […]

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Duncan Jones to make Rogue Trooper film

Image copyright Rebellion Image caption Rogue Trooper is a blue-skinned, mohawk-sporting, genetically-engineered soldier The next film by Moon and Source Code director Duncan Jones is based on a comic character from the 2000 AD strip. Rogue Trooper is a blue-skinned, mohawk-sporting, genetically-engineered soldier who debuted in print in 1981. Chris Kingsley, co-founder of Oxford-based publisher […]