101013819 bruce getty - Bruce Campbell says he's retiring Evil Dead Ash role
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Bruce Campbell says he's retiring Evil Dead Ash role

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Campbell starred in the original Evil Dead films Bruce Campbell’s Ash Williams is no more. The news comes following Friday’s announcement that Sunday’s final episode of Ash vs Evil Dead Season 3 would also be the series finale. Campbell, who has played anti-hero Ash Williams in the horror/comedy on […]

101010223 mixgirls - The Middle: Demi Lovato among artists who rejected hit song
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The Middle: Demi Lovato among artists who rejected hit song

Image copyright Getty Images No-one likes rejection, so spare a thought for the writing team behind The Middle by Zedd, featuring Maren Morris. The song’s producers say 12 top female singers all recorded versions of the song but decided not to release it. Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello and Anne-Marie are all said to have given […]

100994271 gettyimages 803295864 - Raye's racism accusation denied by London restaurant
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Raye's racism accusation denied by London restaurant

Image copyright Getty Images A London restaurant has denied accusations of racism by Raye. The singer claims her friend was not allowed in to the Ivy Chelsea Garden because he’s black. The restaurant says Raye’s friend was refused entry “because he was wearing non-smart casual clothing”. Raye was upset because her white, female friend was […]

101013816 wilson bbc - Jacqueline Wilson call for books industry plastics ban
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Jacqueline Wilson call for books industry plastics ban

Image caption More than 40 million of Dame Jacqueline’s books have been sold in the UK alone Dame Jacqueline Wilson and Chris Riddell are among 50 writers and illustrators calling for the book industry to ditch plastic. Authors4Oceans wants publishers, bookshops and readers to find eco alternatives to plastic bags, straws, bottles and single-use cutlery. […]

101012722 gettyimages 873823678 - Zendaya: ‘I'm Hollywood’s acceptable version of a black girl’
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Zendaya: ‘I'm Hollywood’s acceptable version of a black girl’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Actress Zendaya Coleman says colourism in Hollywood needs to end Zendaya Coleman has called out Hollywood’s beauty standards. The 21-year-old actress says she’s the industry’s “acceptable version of a black girl”. Speaking at the Beautycon Festival she said colourism within the beauty and entertainment industries needs to end. “As […]

97576877 jenkins bbc - Katherine Jenkins announces birth of second child
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Katherine Jenkins announces birth of second child

Image caption Katherine Jenkins announced she was expecting a baby in November Classical singer Katherine Jenkins has announced the birth of her second child with husband Andrew Levitas. The Neath-born mezzo-soprano, 37, said on her website she had given birth to a son, Xander Robert Selwyn Levitas – named after hers and Mr Levitas’s late […]

101010520 gettyimages 487717397 - Avicii's family thank fans and artists for support
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Avicii's family thank fans and artists for support

Image copyright Getty Images Avicii’s family have thanked fans for their support following the DJ’s death last week. The body of the Swedish star, whose real name is Tim Bergling, was found at a hotel in Muscat, Oman. His family praised fans and other musicians for their tributes, which included church bells “ringing out his […]

100929524 spotify - Meet the team behind Spotify's viral music facts
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Meet the team behind Spotify's viral music facts

Image copyright Getty Images/ Spotify Image caption Justin Bieber and Drake both feature heavily on Spotify’s Genius Behind the Lyrics You may have found yourself laughing as you scroll through the facts that pop up while you’re listening to music on Spotify. And you’re not the only one – social media has lit up with […]

101003496 hi008390428 - Fans 'let down' by Stereophonics severe weather concert
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Fans 'let down' by Stereophonics severe weather concert

Image caption Stereophonics performed in Birmingham during severe March weather Fans who missed out on a Stereophonics concert due to severe weather brought by the Beast from the East say they have not been properly compensated. The band pushed ahead with the concert at Birmingham’s Genting Arena despite weather warnings on 1 March. The following […]

100994766 avengersgroup - Why the snobbery about superhero films?
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Why the snobbery about superhero films?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Avengers Infinity War is the latest in the series Stars of Avengers: Infinity War have defended superhero films against snobbery from some Hollywood quarters. Last week, Zoe Saldana spoke about “elitists” who accuse the cast of “selling out” with the films. “I’ve been in rooms with people in this […]

100995803 proclaimers - Long-running folk festival cancelled - with no refunds
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Long-running folk festival cancelled – with no refunds

Image caption The Proclaimers were among the bigger names to have played the Beverley Folk Festival A long-running folk festival has been called off this year after the firm that runs it went bust. Beverley Folk Festival, a non-profit-making organisation run by volunteers, said it had lost its “primary source of funding”. Organisers said they […]