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Borat Makes Britain's Most Influential Top 20

29th January 2007

Borat creator Sacha Baron Cohen has been named as one of the 20 most influential people in Britain.The comic behind his famous Kazakhstani alter ego is 19th on GQ's annual list of the 100 most...

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Akon + Eminem Top Euro Singles Chart

24th January 2007

AKON's collaboration with EMINEM has knocked NELLY FURTADO off the top of the European singles chart after spending weeks moving around the top five. The rappers' SMACK THAT jumps four places to number one, while...

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Lennon To Be Used As Tourist Trap

23rd January 2007

JOHN LENNON's childhood holidays in Scotland are being officially promoted to attract tourists to the Scottish Highlands. The late BEATLE was making plans to buy a Highland estate when he was shot dead aged 40...

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Beatles Fans Campaign For Starr Knighthood

22nd January 2007

Fans of RINGO STARR have launched an internet campaign calling for the former BEATLES drummer to receive a knighthood. An e-petition containing 1,500 names has been sent to the 10 Downing Street website of British...

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Mccartney And Mills: 'No Divorce Settlement Yet'

22nd January 2007

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS has denied reports she's agreed to a GBP32 million ($63 million) divorce settlement with the former BEATLE. British newspaper News Of The World claimed yesterday (21JAN07) MCCartney...

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Mccartney 'Settles' Divorce

21st January 2007

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has reportedly agreed to a GBP32 million ($63 million) divorce settlement with his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS, after a bitter six month battle over the former BEATLE's vast fortune. MCCartney split...

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Mccartney To Keep 'Illegal' Cabin

19th January 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has been allowed to keep a wildlife-watching pavilion in the grounds of his East Sussex home, despite flouting strict planning permission laws. Officials on England's Rother District Council yesterday (18JAN06) gave their...

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Babyshambles Tie Up Longterm Parlophone Deal

19th January 2007

PETE DOHERTY's band BABYSHAMBLES have landed a longterm deal with the Parlophone record label following the success of their THE BLINDING EP last year (06). Bosses at the British record company, which signed THE BEATLES...

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Mccartney To Reveal All On New Album

17th January 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is planning to lay bare his feelings about his bitter divorce battle with HEATHER MILLS on his next studio album. The former BEATLE split from his second wife Mills in May last...

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Harrison Lyrics Fetch $300,000

16th January 2007

LATEST: Lyrics handwritten by GEORGE HARRISON for his BEATLES hit WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS sold for $300,000 (GBP152,000) at an auction in Arizona yesterday (15JAN06). The song, written and recorded in 1968, reveals the...

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Sir Paul Agrees To Pay Heather's Rent

15th January 2007

As the SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and HEATHER MILLS divorce saga continues, it seems Heather has won the first round after Sir Paul agreed to pay her rent of £2,000 a week.Recent reports in the Mirror...

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Furtado Topples Take That In Euro Singles Chart

15th January 2007

NELLY FURTADO has ended TAKE THAT's reign at the top of the European singles chart, after her ALL GOOD THINGS climbed a place to steal the number one spot. The British boy band's PATIENCE drops...

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Mccartneys' Tv Battle

14th January 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS are reportedly set to appear on rival reality TV shows in the US. The former BEATLE is said to have been asked to be a judge...

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Driver's Yoko 'Blackmail' Letter Heard In Court

11th January 2007

LATEST: YOKO ONO's former driver was not trying to blackmail the widow of JOHN LENNON but was seeking compensation for years of sexual harassment when he asked for $2 million (GBP1.03 million), according to court...

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Harrison Lyrics Up For Auction

10th January 2007

Lyrics handwritten by GEORGE HARRISON for his BEATLES hit WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS are expected to raise $400,000 (GBP205,000) at an auction in Arizona this month (15JAN07). The song, written and recorded in 1968,...

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Tyler Gets Mccartney Thumbs-up In Toilet

9th January 2007

AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER will never forget his first meeting with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY because the former BEATLE gave him his famous thumbs-up greeting in a men's toilet. Tyler and MCCartney first met in the...

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Take That And The Beatles Continue To Rule Euro Charts

9th January 2007

Reformed boy band TAKE THAT continue to dominate the European singles chart with their comeback release PATIENCE, keeping NELLY FURTADO at bay. Furtado's ALL GOOD THINGS is at number two, while AKON FEAT EMINEM's SMACK...

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Imagine Tops Best Song List

8th January 2007

JOHN LENNON's hit IMAGINE has topped a new magazine poll to find the best 99 songs ever written. The 1971 peace anthem beat HOAGY CARMICHAEL's standard STARDUST and MARVIN GAYE's WHAT'S GOING ON to claim...

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Mills Plotting New Career As Online Businesswoman

7th January 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS is planning to launch an online health and beauty business later this year (07). Mills, currently embroiled in a bitter divorce battle with the former BEATLE, will offer...

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Sgt Pepper's Voted Best Album Sleeve

5th January 2007

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has the best album sleeve of all time, according to a new poll. The Fab Four's 1967 album cover beat out competition from the artwork of...

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Brown Wants To Team With Mccartney

4th January 2007

British rocker IAN BROWN has asked SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY to play bass guitar on his new album. The former STONE ROSES frontman promises his new solo effort will be "something really beautiful, with violins, dead...

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Mills Accused Of Coffee Shop Assault

4th January 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS will be quizzed by police after allegedly kicking a woman in a London coffee shop when she spotted her taking photos. Amputee Mills, who is preparing for a...

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Mccartney Eyes One Last Beatles Song

3rd January 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is planning to reunite with his late BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON and finish an unreleased track the pair sang together. The Fab Four abandoned NOW AND THEN during their prime. MCCartney, GEORGE...

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Queen Voted Best British Band Of All Time

3rd January 2007

QUEEN have been voted the best British band ever by listeners of BBC Radio Two, beating off stiff competition from THE BEATLES and THE ROLLING STONES. More than 20,000 listeners voted in the station's Great...

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Lewis Enjoys Her Moment At Top Of UK Singles Chart

2nd January 2007

Reality TV star LEONA LEWIS is celebrating after entering 2007 with A MOMENT LIKE THIS holding onto the number one spot in the UK singles chart. THE X FACTOR winner is enjoying her second week...

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Mccartney Reclaims Art Collection

29th December 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has reclaimed his art collection from the house of estranged wife HEATHER MILLS. Ten million pounds ($19.5 million) worth of pictures, including paintings by PABLO PICASSO and PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR were removed from...

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Beatles Albums To Be Released As Stamps

28th December 2006

Royal Mail has announced that it will be issuing six Beatles album covers as a set of special stamps to be released on January 9th 2007.Album's With the Beatles and Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club...

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Fascinating Fact 2628

28th December 2006

THE BEATLES album covers are the inspiration for a new range of British postage stamps to be launched next year (07). SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND and REVOLVER are among the sleeves which will...

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Beatles Album Sells For $115,000

27th December 2006

A signed BEATLES album cover has been sold at auction for over $115,000 (GBP59,000). The autographed copy of the band's first US release MEET THE BEATLES was originally a gift for guitarist GEORGE HARRISON's sister...

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Mccartney: 'Mills Will Get Nothing From Divorce'

27th December 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has reportedly told HEATHER MILLS she will make nothing from their impending divorce - as he didn't earn any money during their four year marriage. The former BEATLE has issued his estranged...

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