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Celebrity Big Brother: All-female launch 'to mark 100 years of women's votes'

The next series of Celebrity Big Brother is to launch with just female housemates “in a salute to a centenary of women’s suffrage”. The show will begin in January with only women in the house before male contestants join them. Channel 5 said it wanted to mark the 100th anniversary …

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Sally Hawkins wins best actress at LA Film Critics Awards

Britain’s Sally Hawkins has been named best actress at a film ceremony in Los Angeles as Hollywood’s awards season gets going. Hawkins is best known for playing Mrs Brown in the Paddington films but won the award on Sunday for her role in fantasy romance The Shape of Water. She …

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Kem and Amber: Love Island winners split after four months together

This year’s Love Island winners Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies have split after four months together. The twists and turns of their relationship had viewers gripped when they took part in Love Island 2017. Despite being named best couple (and bagging a £50k prize), they say they have now split …

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Glenda Jackson crowned best actress for her comeback as King Lear

She hadn’t been on stage for 25 years, swapping acting for politics to serve as an MP. But Glenda Jackson’s comeback – as King Lear – has been rewarded with a leading acting award. The 81-year-old double Oscar winner returned to the stage at London’s Old Vic theatre at the …

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Jorja Smith wins Brits Critics' Choice

R&B singer Jorja Smith has won the Brits Critics’ Choice award, singling her out as one to watch next year. The 20-year-old, who comes from Walsall in the West Midlands, beat two other newcomers, Mabel and Stefflon Don, to the prize. The award, which recognises “the future stars of British …

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Kezia Dugdale evicted from I'm A Celebrity

Kezia Dugdale said she went on I’m A Celebrity to challenge the myth that all politicians are “old, white, male, pale and stale”. The former Scottish Labour leader, known as Kez on the ITV show, was the second person to be evicted from the Australian jungle. She told presenters Ant …

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The X Factor: Rak-Su dominated the live show public vote through the series

Image caption Proceeds from Rak-Su’s new single Dimelo will go to children’s hospice charities Together For Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase X Factor winners Rak-Su dominated the public vote on their way to victory. The Watford-based group beat Grace Davies in the final – becoming the first boy band …

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Kiwi-Aussie hybrid 'Kwaussie' wins Australia's word of the year

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe is one, and so is Barnaby Joyce, Australia’s deputy prime minister whose dual citizenship almost brought down the government. Actor Russell Crowe speaks at the 30th annual American Cinematheque Award ceremony in Beverly Hills, California U.S., October 14, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni They can …

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X Factor final: The winner is…

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Rak-Su were crowned the winners of the X Factor final beating Grace Davies.

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Daisy Ridley denies wanting to leave Star Wars movies

Daisy Ridley has denied reports that she wants to give up the role of Rey at the end of the current series. Daisy will be in the latest movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi and is due to be in the ninth episode. “When I did sign up, I did …