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Police Reunite To Open Grammy Awards

30th January 2007

The Police are to reform and play at next month's Grammy Awards, it has been confirmed.Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers will reunite for the 49th annual awards, the biggest in the US music calendar.Five-time...

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More Awards For Royal Mirren

29th January 2007

Helen Mirren will need to expand her trophy cabinet yet again after picking up two Screen Actors Guild awards.The three-time Academy award-nominated actress received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The...

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Hats Off To The View

29th January 2007

Scottish rock band The View are top of the album charts with their debut effort, Hats Off To The Buskers.The four-piece saw off competition from chart veteran Damon Albarn, whose latest effort as part of...

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The Who Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

24th January 2007

Legendary rockers The Who have received an award for lifetime achievement at London's South Bank Show awards.Band members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were presented with the prize last night by ITV's new chairman Michael...

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Anxious Wait For Oscars Hopefuls

23rd January 2007

Actors are waiting with bated breath today as the much-anticipated nominations for the 79th Academy Awards are set to be announced.Films expected to be given the nod for best picture include Babel, The Queen and...

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Oscar Nominations 'Down To Pr'

23rd January 2007

As the film world awaits the release of this year's Oscar nominations, as well as the obligatory fellow kowtowing that is only found in showbiz, there are still concerns that the awards are based more...

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May Slams Bbc For Sky At Night Special

23rd January 2007

Rocker-turned-astronomer BRIAN MAY has slammed the BBC for failing to invest enough money in the forthcoming 50th anniversary edition of star-gazing show THE SKY AT NIGHT. The QUEEN guitarist studied the solar system at London's...

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Diana Tops Tv Interview Poll

22nd January 2007

Princess Diana's 1995 interview and discussion of her failed marriage to Prince Charles has been named as the most memorable moment on television.During the Panorama interview with Martin Bashir the princess said that she would...

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Britney: Second Most Elegant Woman?

22nd January 2007

Britney Spears has been voted the second most elegant woman, beating beauties Kate Winslet and Cate Blanchett.The princess of pop came second only to real royalty, with Denmark's Australian-born Princess Mary taking the top spot...

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Producers Laud Little Miss Sunshine

21st January 2007

Little Miss Sunshine won the best picture award at last night's Producers Guild of America awards.The film, produced for just $8 million (4.04 million) outside Hollywood, is now more likely to triumph at next month's...

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May Can't Wait To Play New Queen Songs Live

17th January 2007

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY can't wait to showcase the band's new tunes from the forthcoming album - because he's tired of playing the same songs over and over again. The new-look QUEEN are in the...

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Brits Clean Up At The Globes

16th January 2007

British actors cleaned up at the Golden Globe awards last night with a host of weighty rewards.However, the shining star of the night was Helen Mirren, who sparkled as much as her two shiny Globes...

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British Talent Gears Up For Golden Globes

15th January 2007

Some of Britain's top actresses are gearing up for one of the biggest awards ceremonies of the year  the Golden Globes.Brits Helen Mirren, Judi Dench and Kate Winslet have all been nominated for best...

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The Departed Wins Critics' Nod

13th January 2007

Gangster film The Departed won best picture at last night's Critics' Choice Awards in the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in California.Martin Scorsese also took the award for best director for the film, but two other...

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Borat Film Earns Another Nomination

12th January 2007

Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat film has been nominated for best adapted screenplay by the Writers Guild Awards (WGA) in the US.Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan  written by...

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Royal Affair At Baftas

12th January 2007

Helen Mirren's latest movie The Queen is one of a number of films leading the nominations for this year's Bafta awards.In a much-anticipated move, Mirren was nominated as best actress for her role as the...

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Scented Kylie Comes To London

10th January 2007

Kylie Minogue has become the only person other than the Queen to have four waxwork models of herself at London's Madame Tussauds.The latest model of the popstar was unveiled today at the capital's popular tourist...

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Scorsese Favourite For Top Director Award

10th January 2007

Legendary Hollywood director Martin Scorsese is the favourite to win the Directors Guild of America's (DGA) most prestigious award of the year.The 64-year-old is among five nominees in the running for the outstanding directorial achievement...

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Online Critics Honour United 93

9th January 2007

United 93, the critically-acclaimed film of the one hijacked flight that failed to hit its target on September 11th, has been named as the best movie of 2006 by the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS).The...

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Tara And Robbie Back Together?

8th January 2007

Rock DJ star Robbie Williams and It girl Tara Palmer-Tomkinson have reportedly rekindled their romance.According to The Mirror, the pair are still in contact and getting along better than ever. Speaking of the couple's relationship,...

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Borat Nominated For Best Comedy

5th January 2007

Borat has been nominated for the best comedy at the South Bank Awards.Sacha Baron Cohen's fictional Kazakh journalist goes head to head with Ricky Gervais' drama Extras and the Royle Family's one-off special The Queen...

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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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Oprah Opens School For South African Girls

2nd January 2007

Oprah Winfrey has today opened a new school in South Africa for disadvantaged girls.The US chat show queen made the promise to build the centre six years ago while visiting the country's former president Nelson...

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Cbe For Rocker Rod In Honours List

30th December 2006

Veteran rock singer Rod Stewart has been honoured for his services to music by the Queen with a CBE.The 61-year-old is among those in the entertainment world named in today's New Year honours list, with...

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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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Bbc Triumphs In Christmas Ratings Battle

26th December 2006

The Vicar of Dibley, the Richard Curtis sitcom starring comedienne Dawn French, helped the BBC dominate the Christmas ratings war with ITV for yet another year.According to industry figures 11.4 million viewers tuned in to...

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May Wants Depp To Play Mercury

22nd December 2006

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY is backing JOHNNY DEPP to play late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in an upcoming biopic. The surviving members of the band - May, ROGER TAYLOR and JOHN DEACON - are all involved...

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Woman's Hour Jenni Murray Diagnosed With Cancer

21st December 2006

Jenni Murray, the presenter of BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.The 56-year-old broadcaster told listeners this morning of the recent diagnosis."I shall not be around for a while in the...

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Sir Elton Confused By Fancy Dress

19th December 2006

SIR ELTON JOHN was left confused during LITTLE BRITAIN star MATT LUCAS' gay wedding on Sunday (17DEC06) - as he didn't recognise most of the guests. The ROCKET MAN star admits the pantomime-themed wedding reception...

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Babel Leads Way At Golden Globes

14th December 2006

Babel, The Departed and The Queen look set to be the big winners at this year's Golden Globe awards.Helen Mirren has been nominated for three awards; one for her role as Britain's monarch in The...

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