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Angelina Jolie Made An Honorary Dame

14th June 2014

Angelina Jolie has been made into an honorary Dame in Britain.The 'Maleficent' actress was among the stars recognised in Queen Elizabeth's list of Birthday Honours for her dedication to campaigning against sexual violence and the...

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Fascinating Fact: 4087359

27th February 2014

Pulp star Jarvis Cocker is to go head-to-head with former Catatonia frontman Cerys Matthews for the Radio Broadcaster of the Year prize at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, which will be handed out in London...

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Pete Townshend Rocks Prince's Trust Gala

24th November 2011

Pete Townshend and Boy George topped an impressive bill at the Prince's Trust Rock Gala at the Royal Albert Hall in London last night (23.11.11). The pair were joined by veterans including Chris de Burgh,...

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The Things They Say 23081

9th October 2011

"Sometimes I'm a lucky angler but when it's something like salmon fishing, which takes extreme expertise, then I'm very much a beginner. The biggest fish I've caught was 120lb, a blue shark. Some of the...

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Matthews Marries

9th January 2011

Former CATATONIA frontwoman CERYS MATTHEWS has wed her longtime manager in a romantic ceremony in her native Wales.Matthews and Steve Abbott, who are parents to baby son Red, exchanged vows in Welsh at the Tabernacle...

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Sir Tom Jones Gets Lifetime Award

2nd November 2010

Sir Tom Jones received the Music Industry Trusts Award for his outstanding contribution to the music industry last night (01.11.10).The legendary artist - who made his chart debut in 1964 with 'It's Not Unusual' -...

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Matthews Welcomes Third Child

25th November 2009

Former CATATONIA frontwoman CERYS MATTHEWS has given birth to her third child - eight weeks before the baby boy was due.The Welsh singer and her long-term manager Steve Abbott welcomed their first child together on...

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Matthews Pregnant

17th August 2009

Former CATATONIA frontwoman CERYS MATTHEWS is pregnant with her third child at the age of 40.The Welsh singer already has two kids with ex-husband Seth Riddle, who she split from in 2007 after four years...

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Matthews' Secret Prison Gig

2nd November 2007

Former CATATONIA frontwoman CERYS MATTHEWS has played a secret gig for inmates at a high security prison in her native Wales. The singer, who recently divorced her American husband and moved back to the U.K.,...

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Matthews To Return To Wales After Divorce

15th October 2007

Former CATATONIA star CERYS MATTHEWS has split from her husband SETH RIDDLE after four years of marriage. The singer, 38, will leave the family home in Nashville, Tennessee and return to her native Wales with...

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Matthews: 'Sexism Is Rife In Tennessee'

28th March 2007

Welsh singer CERYS MATTHEWS has found it hard adjusting to married life in Tennessee - because there is so much "sexism" in the US state. The former CATATONIA star claims females in Tennessee are kept...

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Fascinating Fact 2759

25th January 2007

Former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER, former CATATONIA star CERYS MATTHEWS and BELLE + SEBASTIAN singer STUART MURDOCH all appear on SONGS FOR THE YOUNG AT HEART - a new compilation of children's songs being released...

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Cerys Swaps Liquor For Love

4th August 2006

Former alcoholic and drug addict CERYS MATTHEWS insists she no longer has any desire to drink, because she is simply too happy. The former CATATONIA frontwoman battled addiction throughout the 1990s, but she now realises...

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Matthews' American Nightmare

4th August 2006

Singer CERYS MATTHEWS was bemused by the locals when she temporarily moved to Nashville, Tennessee - because nobody could understand her Welsh accent. The former CATATONIA frontwoman left her native Wales during the 1990s when...

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Matthews: 'I Love Rehab'

30th July 2006

CATATONIA frontwoman CERYS MATTHEWS insists everyone should try rehab once in their life - even if they have never touched drugs. The former heroin addict was close to death when she checked herself into rehab...

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Dylan Saved Matthews From Heroin Death

28th July 2006

Welsh singer CERYS MATTHEWS credits a telephone conversation with BOB DYLAN with giving her the strength to beat her heroin addiction. The former CATATONIA frontwoman was slowly killing herself by taking the dangerous drug, because...

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Matthews Describes Drink And Drug Hell

28th July 2006

Former CATATONIA singer CERYS MATTHEWS relied on a bottle of wine every night just to sleep at the height of her life-threatening drug and alcohol dependency. The former self-confessed, "beer-soaked, rip-roaring pop tart" says she...

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Baby Girl For Cerys Matthews

13th August 2003

Rock singer CERYS MATTHEWS has given birth to a baby girl. The former CATATONIA frontwoman - who once fought drink addictions - was celebrating the arrival of a 6 pound 10 ounce (3kg) girl...

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Cerys Matthews Craves Being A Mum

26th May 2003

Former CATATONIA frontwoman CERYS MATTHEWS claims pregnancy has straightened out her eating habits. Like any other expectant mother, the MULDER AND SCULLY singer is suffering cravings. But she says her current diet is less...

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Cerys Matthews Has No Regrets

26th May 2003

Former CATATONIA frontwoman CERYS MATTHEWS may have settled down but doesn't regret her wild days in the band. The Welsh MULDER AND SCULLY singer - who recently married and is expecting her first baby...

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Cerys Matthews Pregnant

18th April 2003

Former CATATONIA frontwoman CERYS MATTHEWS is expecting her first child. The Welsh rocker is four months pregnant and friends say she is in "seventh heaven". The news marks the end of a tumultuous...

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