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Viewsnight: Statues are more about our present than our past

Tearing down statues can be a step towards justice, argues Rahul Rao in this Viewsnight.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:07 pm

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Full line-up confirmed

Debbie McGee, Alexandra Burke and athlete Jonnie Peacock complete the line-up for this year's series.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:49 pm

Taylor Swift is definitely up to something

Buckle up Swifties, it looks like the Queen is set to return.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:54 pm

Fans want Missy Elliott statue to replace Confederate monument

Missy Elliott is the queen of "flip it and reverse it."
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:38 pm

Gustavo Dudamel: Venezuela star conductor's tour cancelled

Gustavo Dudamel confirms his US tour with Venezuela's National Youth Orchestra has been cancelled.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:01 pm

Tribute to Jerry Lewis: A legacy bigger than comedy

Jerry Lewis was indisputably an entertainment legend and comedy giant, yet also a complex and polarizing figure -- one whose often-contradictory career went through various stages, and whose appreciation waxed and waned across the times and even geographic locales.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:01 pm

The magical world of Mr Benn

David McKee discusses his much-loved 50-year-old creation, Mr Benn
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 3:36 pm

Britney Spears gives fans 'Something To Talk About'

Chatter about her not being able to sing live is, apparently, toxic to Britney Spears.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:47 pm

John Constable 'fake' sold for £35,000 is £2m original

The Fake or Fortune? presenter Philip Mould sold the painting by John Constable for £35,000.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:39 pm

Canadian game show 'Just Like Mom' coming back with dads - CTV News


CTV News

Canadian game show 'Just Like Mom' coming back with dads
CTV News
TORONTO -- The 1980s Canadian game show "Just Like Mom" is coming back in a new format that will also include dads. Bell Media has announced a deal to license the series format rights to Canadian production company Marblemedia. The company ...
Bell Media Licenses Its Original TV Series Format JUST LIKE MOMCanada NewsWire (press release)
marblemedia announces production and casting for 'Just like Mom and Dad'satPRnews (press release)

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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:29 pm

Brian Aldiss, science-fiction writer, dies aged 92

He is best known as the writer of the story that inspired 2001 film AI Artificial Intelligence.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:08 pm

Famously grumpy Jerry Lewis gave me the smackdown of my life - TheSpec.com


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Famously grumpy Jerry Lewis gave me the smackdown of my life
TheSpec.com
Jerry Lewis' irrepressibly zany persona made him one of the most famous people on Earth. But meeting Lewis, who died Sunday at 91, in person as a working journalist gave me a wildly different view of the legendary comedian. He did not suffer interviews ...
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Exploring the many sides of comedy legend Jerry LewisCBC.ca
Jerry Lewis telethons raised billions for muscular dystrophy. Many cheered when he went off the air.Washington Post
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 2:07 pm

'Confederate' backlash born in 'Game of Thrones' success

HBO can thank "Game of Thrones" for a lot of things. But high associated with the show's massive popularity has been balanced this summer by the headaches associated with "Confederate," a new series being developed under the aegis of its producers.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:54 pm

Foo Fighters pull off epic Rickroll at music festival

The Foo Fighters and Rick Astley pulled off the most epic Rickroll on Sunday in Tokyo, Japan.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:39 pm

A Game of Thrones game-changer beyond the wall: recap - Toronto Star


Toronto Star

A Game of Thrones game-changer beyond the wall: recap
Toronto Star
As the King in the North makes some discoveries about the White Walkers, Sansa and Arya face off at Winterfell. Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner), left, and her sister Arya (Maisie Williams) suffer the slings and arrows of sibling rivalry at Winterfell ...
'Game of Thrones' recap: 'Beyond the Wall'ABC News
“Game of Thrones” Season 7, Episode 6 Recap: You Don't UnderstandThe New Yorker
Game of Thrones Is at Its Best and Worst Right NowGizmodo
Forbes -The Guardian -Baltimore Sun -The Sydney Morning Herald
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:23 pm

TLC's fresh take on feminism in the '90s

TLC, the most successful American girl group of the '90s, used their music to inspire women. Their latest album 'TLC' is out now. "The Nineties" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:17 pm

Rick Astley joined the Foo Fighters onstage for an amazing rendition of Never Gonna Give You Up - Independent.ie


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Rick Astley joined the Foo Fighters onstage for an amazing rendition of Never Gonna Give You Up
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The Foo Fighters were joined onstage by a rather surprising special guest – English pop singer-songwriter Rick Astley. Playing at Summer Sonic Festival in Japan, the rock band collaborated with Astley for a unique version of the 51-year-old's 1980s ...
SEE IT: Foo Fighters 'Rickroll' Japanese audience by bringing Rick Astley on stage — WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGENew York Daily News
'Never gonna give you up!': Foo Fighters rick-roll Tokyo show with Rick Astley guest appearanceToronto Sun
Foo Fighters Rickroll music festival attendeesNBC2 News
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 1:13 pm

Will Jerry Lewis's infamous 'lost' film ever be seen?

Twitter users hope The Day the Clown Cried may be released in the wake of the comic's death.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 12:58 pm

Sir Bruce Forsyth: BBC considers permanent tribute

The corporation is to decide on "the most fitting tribute" to the TV legend.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 12:19 pm

JAY-Z says things 'are cool' with Solange after the 2014 Met Gala argument

Speaking in a podcast, the rapper addresses the lift incident at 2014's Met Gala along with his disagreement with Kanye.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 11:04 am

Matt LeBlanc turned down 'Modern Family' - Toronto Sun


Toronto Sun

Matt LeBlanc turned down 'Modern Family'
Toronto Sun
Matt LeBlanc turned down the chance to play over-emotional dad Phil Dunphy in Modern Family. The former Friends star, who has found TV success again with Episodes and Man With a Plan, admits he was offered the Dunphy role but didn't think he was a ...
Matt LeBlanc reveals he turned down a major 'Modern Family' roleFox News
Why Did Matt LeBlanc Turn Down Playing Phil On 'Modern Family'?Decider
Matt LeBlanc could've played Phil Dunphy on 'Modern Family', but he turned it downEconomic Times
EW.com (blog) -Pucks and Recreation -Today.com -Moviefone
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 10:37 am

'Shameful' -- Uproar after world's oldest publisher bows to China censors

The prestigious publishing arm of one of the world's top universities is under fire for bowing to pressure from China to censor sensitive articles.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 10:12 am

Olajumoke: 'Tinie Tempah photobomb transformed my life'

How a moment of pure chance turned a bread-seller into a national celebrity and model in Nigeria.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 10:01 am

Fans, media react to SummerSlam, Snakemaster gives snake rankings - Miami Herald


Miami Herald

Fans, media react to SummerSlam, Snakemaster gives snake rankings
Miami Herald
Legendary Florida wrestling manager Snakemaster Abudadein gave WWE SummerSlam three of five snakes in his snake rankings. Fans, gamers, panelists, photographers, podcasters, promoters, TV talent, writers also react to WWE SummerSlam, the ...
WWE SummerSlam 2017 live results: Winners and highlightsSB Nation
WWE SummerSlam recaps and ratings: Five title changes shake up Raw and SmackDown LiveESPN
WWE SummerSlam 2017 Results: Cesaro Destroying A Beach Ball Has Gone Viral And It's AmazingForbes
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:46 am

Love Island's Olivia: I've received death threats

Olivia Attwood says she was told to expect online abuse, but has tried to not let it affect her.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 9:13 am

What being a mum taught Suranne Jones about Doctor Foster

The actress says having a son made her "realise the gravitas" of what Doctor Foster is going through.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:04 am

Harry Styles to star in one-off TV show on BBC in November with Nick Grimshaw

Harry will star in an hour long entertainment show hosted by Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw in November.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:55 am

Nude pics of UK model Danielle Lloyd leak online - Toronto Sun


Toronto Sun

Nude pics of UK model Danielle Lloyd leak online
Toronto Sun
Pregnant British model Danielle Lloyd has called in police officials after becoming the latest victim of an iCloud photo leak. Cyber crooks have posted eight revealing pictures of the star on an X-rated website, prompting Lloyd, 33, to call on the ...
Pregnant Danielle Lloyd's X-rated nude photos leaked onlineInternational Business Times, India Edition
Pregnant Danielle Lloyd distraught as a series of XXXX rated pictures of her are posted on the internetBirmingham Mail
Pregnant Danielle Lloyd hits back at James Jordan after he claims ex Jamie O'Hara is still "paying" for herMirror.co.uk
Metro -Closer -Entertainment Daily -The Sun
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:40 am

Crowd zorbing and cake throwing, plus other weird things at UK festivals

As Pink gets inside a giant ball and surfs over the crowd at V festival - we take a look at the other bizarre festival sights.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:25 am

Natalya Neidhart wins Smackdown! women's division championship at WWE Summerslam! - Calgary Sun


Calgary Sun

Natalya Neidhart wins Smackdown! women's division championship at WWE Summerslam!
Calgary Sun
Natalya Neidhart Calgary native Natalya celebrates after winning the WWE Smackdown Women's Championship on Sunday at SummerSlam in Brooklyn, N.Y., over Naomi. Photo credit: George Tahinos/SLAM! Wrestling. Article ...
New queens crowned; Neville, Usos regain titles at WWE SummerSlamMiami Herald
Natalya Defeats Naomi to Win SmackDown Women's Title at WWE SummerSlam 2017Bleacher Report
WWE SummerSlam: The Usos Vs. The New Day (SmackDown Tag Team Title Match)Wrestling Inc.
E! Online -Mirror.co.uk -Bleeding Cool News -Daily DDT
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:07 am

Beatles' original Eleanor Rigby score up for auction

Written by Paul McCartney and signed by producer George Martin, it is expected to fetch £20,000.
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 12:53 am

Bernstein: This is the Trump story reporters need to cover

Is President Trump stable and competent enough to do his job?
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Posted: August 20, 2017, 11:44 pm

'A genius comedian': Hollywood says goodbye to Jerry Lewis

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Comedians in Hollywood are paying tribute to one of their own and a trailblazer in slapstick, Jerry Lewis.

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Posted: August 20, 2017, 9:46 pm

Hollywood remembers 'Nutty Professor' Jerry Lewis

Tributes to Jerry Lewis poured in from Hollywood on Sunday, as comedians, actors and writers remembered "The Nutty Professor" creator and funnyman.
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Posted: August 20, 2017, 8:43 pm

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dead at 91

Jerry Lewis Portrait Session

Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died. He was 91.

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Posted: August 20, 2017, 6:26 pm

Jerry Lewis: The master of the visual gag

Once Hollywood's best-paid star, who has died at 91, enjoyed a 10-year partnership with Dean Martin.
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Posted: August 20, 2017, 6:08 pm

Game of Thrones actor: winter is coming -- and the ice is melting

Climate change is intertwined in all of Earth's problems. Preserving the stability of our planet starts with us taking serious action against our carbon footprints, writes Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.
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Posted: August 20, 2017, 4:52 pm

Broadway ticket-buying now easier for fans, not re-sellers

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A new online verification system aims to keep more tickets in the hands of fans rather than re-sellers who seemingly snap them up and put them on the market for higher prices.

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Posted: August 20, 2017, 2:40 pm

French designer in dispute over Pitt-Jolie chateau

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A French lighting designer has won a $600,000 US court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over a grandiose re-design of the chateau in Provence that he and Angelina Jolie shared.

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Posted: August 20, 2017, 1:58 pm

Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dead at 84

Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory died Saturday at the age of 84, his son said on Gregory's official social media pages.
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Posted: August 20, 2017, 1:03 pm

Bros thank fans for support at O2 comeback show

Kicking off with I Owe You Nothing, Matt and Luke Goss roll back the years for Brosettes at the O2.
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Posted: August 20, 2017, 12:03 pm

Section of Manitoba highway to be named after Tom Cochrane's 'Life is a Highway' - CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Section of Manitoba highway to be named after Tom Cochrane's 'Life is a Highway'
CBC.ca
A Canadian musician known worldwide for his song about life as a cruise on the open road returns home to northern Manitoba today to officially open a stretch of highway named in his honour. Tom Cochrane will be in his hometown of Lynn Lake for ...
'Life Is A Highway' signs unveiled as part of Lynn Lake homecomingCTV News
Music News Digest, Aug. 21, 2017FYI Music News

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Posted: August 20, 2017, 11:07 am

Section of Manitoba highway to be named after Tom Cochrane's 'Life is a Highway'

Tom Cochrane with Life is a Highway sign

A Canadian musician known worldwide for his song about life as a cruise on the open road returns home to northern Manitoba today to officially open a stretch of highway named in his honour.

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Posted: August 20, 2017, 11:06 am

Killing Nazis, fighting religious fanaticism the focus of upcoming video games

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As the U.S. grapples with white nationalists rallying in the streets and the violence that followed the protests in Charlottesville, Va., several soon-to-be-released video games are feeling disturbingly timely for some gamers.

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Posted: August 20, 2017, 9:00 am

US comedian and activist Dick Gregory dies aged 84

The family of Dick Gregory, who satirised racism with his stand-up, announce his death aged 84.
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Posted: August 20, 2017, 4:37 am

Dick Gregory, comedian and civil rights activist, dead at 84

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Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humour to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.

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Posted: August 20, 2017, 3:55 am

Neil Finn is recording an album live on Facebook

The Crowded House star says live-streaming the sessions stops him procrastinating.
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Posted: August 20, 2017, 3:25 am

Shakespeare's Globe: Six ideas new boss Michelle Terry has for the theatre

The theatre's new artistic director Michelle Terry is hoping to steady the ship after a bumpy year.
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Posted: August 20, 2017, 3:24 am

There's a hidden message of resistance in the White House arts committee's resignation letter

The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned in manner befitting a group of musicians, artists and writers.
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Posted: August 19, 2017, 11:07 pm

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