95347657 ross1 - Plymouth Ross Noble fan in jelly bean choking drama
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Plymouth Ross Noble fan in jelly bean choking drama

Image copyright Hat Trick Productions Image caption Ross Noble pointed to Mr Jackson and a member of the audience performed the Heimlich manoeuvre to get rid of the sweet Comedian Ross Noble had to stop a show while a man choking on a jelly bean was rescued by a member of the audience. Noble halted […]

95341505 p04y6xl8 - The Foundations' front man Clem Curtis dies
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The Foundations' front man Clem Curtis dies

The original lead singer of the British band The Foundations, Clem Curtis, has died at the age of 76. Curtis, who lived in Olney, Buckinghamshire, was singer on the band’s 1967 number one hit Baby, Now That I’ve Found You. The song is claimed to be the first chart-topper by a British multi-racial band. The […]

95347008 shailene ap - Shailene Woodley reaches deal to avoid jail over pipeline protest
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Shailene Woodley reaches deal to avoid jail over pipeline protest

Image copyright AP Image caption Woodley was meant to stand trial later this week US actress Shailene Woodley has reached a plea deal over her involvement in the protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Woodley, star of the Divergent series, was one of 27 people arrested at the site last October. She has now […]

95347617 clemcurtisivanward - Foundations singer Clem Curtis dies aged 76
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Foundations singer Clem Curtis dies aged 76

Image copyright Ivan Ward Photography Image caption Curtis was singer on the band’s 1967 number one hit Baby, Now That I’ve Found You The original lead singer of the British band The Foundations, Clem Curtis, has died at the age of 76. Curtis, who lived in Olney, Buckinghamshire, was singer on the band’s 1967 number […]

95336048 barlow pa - Gary Barlow lands role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
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Gary Barlow lands role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Image copyright PA Image caption Barlow is a huge fan of the Star Wars franchise Take That star Gary Barlow has revealed he has a part in new Star Wars film The Last Jedi. The singer revealed the news on ITV’s Lorraine show on Monday. “I’m not a stormtrooper but I am in it,” Barlow […]

95340040 tate neon epa - Let there be neon light: Tate Britain unveils 'drawing in space'
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Let there be neon light: Tate Britain unveils 'drawing in space'

Image copyright EPA Image caption Let there be light: A gallery assistant looks at the neon sculpture It is made from almost two kilometres of spiralling neon light and has been described as a “drawing in space” and a “celestial map”. The sculpture, by Welsh artist Cerith Wyn Evans, is the latest artwork to go […]

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Red Nose Day: Ofcom considering investigation into show

Image copyright Gary Moyes/BBC Image caption Susanna Reid faced a series of awkward questions from Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer More than 150 people have complained to TV watchdog Ofcom about the Comic Relief telethon. Most took issue with the content of Friday’s show. Ofcom is now considering whether to launch an investigation. Language used […]

95329922 origin - The UK's worst piece of public art?
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The UK's worst piece of public art?

Image caption The sculpture, officially entitled Origin, has won the Spectator’s ‘What’s That Thing?’ award Is this really the worst piece of public art in the UK? The Origin sculpture overlooks Belfast and was unveiled in September to coincide with Culture Night. It now has the unhappy honour of winning the “What’s That Thing?” award […]

95336234 portraits - J.K. Rowling and Ian McKellen feature in Hull portrait exhibition
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J.K. Rowling and Ian McKellen feature in Hull portrait exhibition

Image copyright Stuart Pearson Wright/Clive Smith/Craig Wylie Image caption Portraits of author J.K. Rowling, actor Ian McKellen and athlete Kelly Holmes all feature in the exhibition A collection of portraits depicting a host of household names is set to open in Hull as part of its city of culture celebrations. The National Portrait Gallery commissions […]

95330378 storey bbc - David Storey: Booker Prize-winning author dies at 83
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David Storey: Booker Prize-winning author dies at 83

Image caption Storey played for Leeds RLFC (now Leeds Rhinos) This Sporting Life author David Storey has died at the age of 83. His much-lauded 1960 debut novel was based on his experiences as a professional rugby league player and was made into a film three years later. Storey went on to win the 1976 […]

95338550 eltonepa - Britain's top visitor attractions revealed
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Britain's top visitor attractions revealed

Image copyright EPA Image caption An exhibition of photos owned by Sir Elton John was among the draws at Tate Modern last year A million more people visited Tate Modern in 2016 compared with the previous year. More than 5.8 million people went to the London gallery in 2016, an increase of 24%, making it […]

95329028 morelli wiley ap - Orange is the New Black: Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli tie the knot
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Orange is the New Black: Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli tie the knot

Image copyright AP Image caption Morelli (left) and Wiley met while working on Orange is the New Black It sounds like a storyline straight from Hollywood – but a star of Orange is the New Black has just married one of the show’s writers, in real life. Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli met on the […]