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British Rockers Attack Mtv Presenter

11th July 2006

British rockers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS attacked MTV UK presenter ZANE LOWE when he told them to stop smoking backstage at this weekend's (08-09JUL06) Oxegen festival in Ireland. The BANG BANG YOU'RE DEAD hitmakers - frontman...

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Barat Ditched Cocaine For New Album

7th July 2006

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT is proud of his new band's debut album, because it's the first he has ever written music not under the influence of cocaine. The former LIBERTINES star found songwriting...

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Moss Wants To Get Chilly With Arctic Monkey

28th June 2006

Supermodel KATE MOSS is reportedly pursuing ARCTIC MONKEYS frontman ALEX TURNER for a date. The English beauty, 32, has already been romantically linked to on/off lover PETE DOHERTY, comedian RUSSELL BRAND, model JAMIE BURKE and...

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The Things They Say 2232

12th June 2006

"My mum has turned up so I'm going back to her house. It's dead un-rock 'n' roll but I don't care. It's really nice to see her." DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT gives up...

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Barat: 'We Could Be Doomed'

8th June 2006

CARL BARAT fears his new band DIRTY PRETTY THINGS may be "doomed" as he found it impossible to see when his former band THE LIBERTINES were going to implode until it was too late. The...

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Watts Joins Mortensen For Thriller

19th May 2006

NAOMI WATTS will join VIGGO MORTENSEN for the London-based thriller EASTERN PROMISES. DAVID CRONENBERG will direct the script by STEVEN KNIGHT, which delves into the same seedy underside of London life that Knight explored in...

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Barat Fears For Doherty After 'Heroin Photos'

1st May 2006

British singer CARL BARAT fears for his former bandmate PETE DOHERTY after pictures of the BABYSHAMBLES frontman purportedly injecting an unconscious fan with heroin were published by a British newspaper on Friday (28APR06). Barat and...

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Gnarls Barkley Score UK Chart Double

1st May 2006

American duo GNARLS BARKLEY have scored a UK chart double, topping both the singles and album countdowns. The hip-hop outfit, comprising GORILLAZ producer DANGER MOUSE and rapper CEE-LO, notch their fifth week at number one...

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Barat: 'I Never Fired Doherty'

24th April 2006

Former THE LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT has dismissed rumours he kicked fellow frontman PETE DOHERTY out of the band, insisting the troubled rocker left voluntarily. Barat, who has since formed new group DIRTY PRETTY THINGS,...

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Barat Forced To Form New Band

14th April 2006

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT insists he had no choice but to form a new band following PETE DOHERTY'S estrangement from THE LIBERTINES. The singer was convinced the group would flop without charismatic co-frontman...

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Dirty Pretty Things Debut Hit By Illness

9th March 2006

Cult rockers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS' debut London show almost ended in disaster last night (08MAR06) when frontman CARK BARAT was struck down by a severe migraine just minutes before he was due to take to...

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Arctic Monkey Turner Voted Coolest Man

22nd November 2005

Rock newcomer ALEX TURNER of British band ARCTIC MONKEYS has been voted coolest man on the planet, beating out competition from superstars like LIAM GALLAGHER and KANYE WEST. The 19-year-old I BET YOU LOOK...

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Barat's Band Name Clash

12th October 2005

British rocker CARL BARAT may be forced to change the name of his new group, because there is already a band performing as DIRTY PRETTY THINGS in the UK. The former LIBERTINES star disbanded...

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Immigrant Films Win Big At British Independent Film Awards

5th November 2003

Films with illegal immigration as their themes have swept the board at the BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS (BIFA) ceremony at PO NA NA club, Hammersmith, London. STEPHEN FREARS' critically-acclaimed movie thriller DIRTY PRETTY THINGS...

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Mckellen Handed Independent Film Accolade

24th September 2003

Acting legend SIR IAN McKELLEN will be honoured at this year's BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS (03) with the Variety UK Personality Award. The LORD OF THE RINGS star has been singled out for his...

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Smith Reveals All About Ben And Jen Wedding Cancellation Day

17th September 2003

Director KEVIN SMITH was at pal BEN AFFLECK's side when he and fiancee JENNIFER LOPEZ decided to postpone their wedding - and insists the pair remain smitten with each other. Smith - who directs...

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Frears' Message

18th July 2003

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS director STEPHEN FREARS hopes the movie's release in America will help promote tolerance of illegal immigrants in the US. The film, which picked up two BAFTA nominations this year (03) after...

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