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UK City of Culture: Five things about Coventry

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Coventry is one of five cities hoping to become UK City of Culture in 2021, with the winner due be announced on Thursday.

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Lighting dark skin for the screen

HBO’s Emmy winning TV show Insecure has been praised for its portrayal of the black experience. It follows two early 30s black women navigating their lives in Los Angeles – covering the big issues of feminism, race and the stereotypes people of colour are forced into. The show’s director of …

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Strictly 'a big step forward' for disabled, says Peacock

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Jonnie Peacock talks about being the first Strictly Come Dancing contestant with a disability.

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Will Gompertz reviews season two of Netflix's The Crown ★★★★☆

The Crown is back. The second season of the royal drama, which is released on Netflix next weekend, consists of 10 one-hour episodes covering Queen Elizabeth II’s life between 1956 and 1963. It does, on occasion, shift back and forth a bit more than that, but then what would you …

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Noel Gallagher scores a 10th number one album

Noel Gallagher has topped the album charts for a 10th time with his latest album, Who Built The Moon. The record, which has given the star his best reviews for more than a decade, sold 78,000 copies to reach the top spot, including 12,800 on vinyl. “I’m on a better …

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Why Celia Imrie was 'thrilled' to receive her WFTV award

Celia Imrie has said it is “thrilling” to be honoured at this year’s Women in Film and Television Awards – as women can be “often quite critical”. “They don’t take prisoners and are very particular about what they like,” the actress said of her gender. “It’s very flattering to be …

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GQ editor: Jeremy Corbyn photo shoot was 'tortuous'

The editor of GQ has been less than flattering about Jeremy Corbyn and his team on the day the Labour leader appears on the magazine’s cover. Dylan Jones told the Today programme Mr Corbyn’s photo shoot was “as difficult as shooting any Hollywood celebrity”. Mr Corbyn’s former spokesman Matt Zarb-Cousin …

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From disguises to bad manners: How celebs avoid being pestered in public

Star Wars’ Mark Hamill uses “the old wheelchair trick” while Jennifer Lawrence is “incredibly rude” – odd as this sounds, they’re revealing how they avoid being pestered in public. Hamill recently tweeted how he hopped into a wheelchair at an airport to “avoid autograph $alesmen/Dealer$ who constantly badger me (and …

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GQ editor criticises cover star Jeremy Corbyn

The editor of GQ has criticised Jeremy Corbyn – on the day the Labour leader appears on the magazine’s cover. Dylan Jones told the BBC Mr Corbyn’s photo shoot was “as difficult as shooting any Hollywood celebrity”. Mr Jones claimed that despite the Labour leader’s “rock star persona” he was …

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'Weinstein assaulted me in a bathroom'

More than 100 women accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of bullying, harassment, intimidation and rape over the last 40 years. He denies all criminal charges. British model Kadian Noble, who has waived her right to anonymity, has accused him of sex trafficking in a lawsuit. She alleges he groomed her …