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Chris Pratt alerts fans to 'pervy imposter'

Guardians of the Galaxy’s Chris Pratt has taken to social media to alert his fans to a “pervy dude” who has been allegedly impersonating him online. “Somebody is trying to pretend to be me on Facebook,” he wrote on Instagram. The US actor claimed the “imposter” had been “apparently hitting …

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George Michael death: Ambulance staff quizzed over leaked 999 call

Two members of ambulance staff were interviewed by police after a 999 call made after George Michael died was leaked, a freedom of information request has revealed. The singer was found dead by his partner Fadi Fawaz in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day 2016. The recording is said to feature …

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Despacito video watched 4.3 billion times across the world in 2017

Despacito was a huge hit in 2017 and Vevo has revealed the music video to go with it was just as big. The music video platform says Despacito was watched 4.3 billion times globally and 64.7 million times in the UK. The reggaeton-pop tune by Luis Fonsi, featuring Daddy Yankee, …

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Julia Roberts role in Wonder left her 'speechless'

Julia Roberts says “she’s speechless” about the character behind her latest role in Wonder – the mother of a boy with a rare congenital condition that has affected the way his face is formed. The film, out on Friday, is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by …

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Julia Roberts on new film Wonder

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The actress stars in the new film about a boy with a rare facial disfigurement.

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Liberated Belgian artist ends chain reaction performance

OSTEND, Belgium (Reuters) – A Belgian man who chained himself to a block of marble to show the “burden of history” from which artists cannot escape, was unable to free himself and had to be cut loose after 19 days. In a performance that lasted 438 hours, Mikes Poppe attached …

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Rihanna: 'Transgender people aren't a marketing tool'

Rihanna has never been shy of speaking her mind and her latest views, on the status of transgender models, have been widely praised on social media. The singer was asked by a fan to consider using a trans woman to promote her Fenty Beauty make-up range. “I’ve had the pleasure …

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Researchers date discovery of Christ's tomb in Jerusalem to Roman era

ATHENS (Reuters) – Mortar under a slab at the heart of Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre dates to the era of Roman Emperor Constantine, confirming historical accounts of the discovery of the place where Christians believe Jesus was entombed, researchers say. Professor Antonia Moropoulou, Chief Scientific Supervisor from the …

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Russell Simmons: Music mogul steps down after sex allegation

Russell Simmons, the music mogul who co-founded Def Jam Records, has stepped down from his companies after being accused of sexual misconduct. Jenny Lumet has said he directed his driver to take her to his apartment after she’d said she wanted to go home, before they had sex, around 1991. …

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Mr Underbed sells out after John Lewis ad boost

Chris Riddell, who accused John Lewis of “helping themselves” to his book Mr Underbed for its Christmas ad campaign, is enjoying a sales boost. Riddell’s book has now sold out, and so publisher Andersen Press is printing 10,000 more copies. Both the book and the advert feature a small boy …