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Broadway Strike Ends

29th November 2007

A strike that threatened to cripple New York ahead of the festive season has ended after more than two weeks of industrial action.Over 20 Broadway shows had been shut down after stagehands walked out on...

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Chilis To Sue Tv Show

20th November 2007

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have confirmed plans to sue the producers of TV show Californication over the use of their famous album title.The US funk-rock band has filed a lawsuit against Showtime Network, the...

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Kanye Breaks Down At Live Gig

19th November 2007

Rap star Kanye West broke down in tears during a live performance in Paris a week after the death of his mother, according to reports.People magazine reports the singer was delivering the final songs in...

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Britney In Second Urgent Session

14th November 2007

Lawyers representing Britney Spears have been summoned to court this week for a second emergency hearing into the star's child custody case.Spears and her former husband Kevin Federline have been engaged in legal proceedings to...

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Ads Show Creature Discomforts

12th November 2007

The animation studio behind Wallace and Gromit has lent its skills to a new ad campaign aimed at challenging prejudices about disability.Aardman Animations, whose plasticine creations have proved popular in the past, has designed a...

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Winehouse's Husband Arrested

10th November 2007

The husband of singer Amy Winehouse has been arrested on the charge of attempting to pervert the course of justice.Blake Fielder-Civil, 25, of Camden, north London, was one of five men arrested by the Metropolitan...

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Emergency Hearing In Spears Case

8th November 2007

An emergency hearing has been called into the ongoing custody battle between Britney Spears and her former husband Kevin Federline.The court session, which will take place on Thursday, has been scheduled after the Baby One...

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Meat Loaf Devastated By No-show

3rd November 2007

American rock singer Meat Loaf cancelled a concert in Birmingham last night, days after walking off the stage halfway through a gig in Newcastle.The 60-year-old had been due to perform at Birmingham's NEC but pulled...

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Wga Strike Set For Monday

2nd November 2007

Hollywood is to be hit by an historic strike after negotiators for the screenwriters' union recommended industrial action.Union leaders are to meet in New York and Los Angeles after negotiations between the Writers' Guild of...

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Tenor To Return Home

31st October 2007

Singer Russell Watson is due to be discharged from hospital after undergoing surgery on a brain tumour last week.The 40-year-old was operated on last Thursday morning at the Alexandra private hospital in Cheshire, but a...

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Lost Actor Sorry After Arrest

27th October 2007

Lost actor Daniel Dae Kim has apologised to fans after being arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in Hawaii.The 39-year-old, who has played Jin-Soo Kwon since the US show's first series, was stopped by police last...

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Winehouse In Norway Drug Arrest

19th October 2007

Amy Winehouse has been arrested and fined €500 (£349) in Norway for possession of drugs.Police in Bergen, where the Rehab singer is due to perform tonight, said the 24-year-old had been arrested along with husband...

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High Noon At Bbc Over Strike Threat

19th October 2007

Unions have warned the BBC that strike action is inevitable unless they halt the mass redundancy aspect of yesterday's restructuring plans.Broadcasting union Bectu said it will launch an industrial action ballot if the corporation does...

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Bbc Job Cuts Expected

17th October 2007

BBC director general Mark Thompson is to submit his proposals for the corporation's future later today, with a possible strike looming at the reported threat of job cuts.In a presentation to the BBC Trust, the...

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Mccartney Divorce Rumbles On

13th October 2007

Paul McCartney's alleged efforts to silence estranged wife Heather Mills McCartney are at the centre of their long divorce saga, according to media reports.The ex-Beatle and Mills McCartney, dubbed 'Mucca' in the tabloid press, failed...

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Elton John Claims Porn-probe Picture

27th September 2007

A photograph which sparked a child pornography investigation is owned by Sir Elton John, according to the singer's website.Police seized a picture by Nan Goldin - entitled Klara and Edda Bellydancing - from Gateshead's Baltic...

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Mums The Word On Church Baby Name

24th September 2007

CHARLOTTE CHURCH is believed to have chosen a name for her new baby daughter but is refusing to reveal it in case it jeopardises a six-figure magazine deal, according to reports.The VOICE OF AN ANGEL...

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Baby Girl For Charlotte Church

22nd September 2007

Singer turned TV presenter Charlotte Church and rugby player Gavin Henson are celebrating the birth of their daughter.A message on Church's official blog confirmed the couple's new arrival, with the healthy baby girl weighing 6lbs...

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Singer And Composer Murray Grand Dies

14th March 2007

MURRAY GRAND, a composer, lyricist and pianist best known for his song GUESS WHO I SAW TODAY, died last week (07MAR07) in California. He was 87. Grand, a longtime New York City cabaret singer and...

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Cruise Says No To Nicole Reunion, But They'll Always Be Close

6th August 2004

TOM CRUISE has ruled out the possibility of getting back together with ex-wife NICOLE KIDMAN, but he admits he's flattered people think they were a good match. The couple split at the end of...

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Aniston Upset About Marriage Rumours

16th January 2004

JENNIFER ANISTON hates speculation about the state of her marriage to BRAD PITT because she wants everyone to know she can't imagine being with anyone else. The FRIENDS star is sick of reading gossip...

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Slayer Top Live List

13th January 2004

Heavy metal icons SLAYER have topped a new list of the best live hard rock acts. The group beat out SYSTEM OF A DOWN and AC/DC to top the REVOLVER magazine poll. Magazine...

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