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Ariana Grande cancels UK shows after bombing

The US singer was set to play at London’s O2 on Thursday and Friday, but has cancelled those dates and five others in Antwerp, Lodz, Frankfurt and Zurich. :: LIVE: The latest updates on the Manchester attack from the Sky News team Her management says the Dangerous Woman tour has ...

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Morrissey criticises ‘bullet-proof bubble’ May

The former Smiths frontman, who grew up in Manchester, shared a post on his Facebook page aimed at Prime Minister Theresa May, the Queen, London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham. “Celebrating my birthday in Manchester as news of the Manchester Arena bomb broke. The anger is monumental,” ...

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‘Nobody does it better’: 007’s tribute to Moore

In a reference to the theme of Sir Roger’s The Spy Who Loved Me, Craig posted a photo of the pair in tuxedos with the caption “Nobody Does It Better – Daniel”. Sir Roger – who played the role of James Bond seven times – had previously said that while ...

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Stars to revive monster classics in new franchise

Tom Cruise’s upcoming blockbuster The Mummy will be the first in the new generation of monster films. The franchise, called the Dark Universe, was announced on Monday by Universal Studios, which holds the rights to the original Mummy, Bride Of Frankenstein, Dr Jekyll and The Invisible Man. A photo of ...

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Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dies at 89

In a statement published on his Twitter page, his family said he died on Tuesday in Switzerland. “It is with a heavy heart that we must announce our loving father, Sir Roger Moore, has passed away today,” the statement reads. “The love in which he was surrounded in his final ...

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Snyder quits film after daughter’s suicide

The director of hit DC Comics movies Man Of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice has spoken about his loss for the first time. “In my mind, I thought it was a cathartic thing to go back to work, to just bury myself and see if that was ...

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‘Gut-wrenching’ – music stars react to attack

The entertainment world has come together on social media to offer their sympathies to those caught up in the bombing at an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night. “I’m heartbroken over what happened in Manchester tonight. Sending love to everyone involved,” said former One Direction star Harry Styles. “Absolutely Horrendous ...

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Tetiaroa – inside Pippa’s eco-friendly honeymoon

Here’s what we know about the tiny South Pacific atoll of Tetiaroa. Tetiaro is part of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, 9,237 miles (14,866km) from the UK. The nearest large island is Tahiti, 30 miles to the north, while Hawaii is 2,580 miles north. You can get there via ...

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Judge calls Barrymore evidence ‘double hearsay’

Mr Barrymore is suing Essex Police for compensation after he was unlawfully arrested and detained in 2007, six years after Mr Lubbock was found unconscious in the TV star’s pool following a house party. The force agrees the arrest was unlawful on a technicality, admitting that a procedural error meant ...

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Vic Reeves ‘thrilled’ with landing Corrie role

The 58-year-old, whose real name is Jim Moir, is best known for his comedy partnership with Bob Mortimer. He will film a three-month run on the show starting in July, and audiences can expect to see him on screen from the end of the summer. Reeves will play a television ...

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Jury selection begins in Bill Cosby’s assault trial

The 79-year-old entertainer, who became known as “America’s Dad” throughout decades as a national treasure, is expected to attend every day of jury selection hearings at a court in Pennsylvania. The trial, which is expected to last two weeks, will begin to hear evidence on 5 June. Cosby faces three ...

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Labour promises funding boost for the arts

Jeremy Corbyn is in Hull on Monday, the UK’s 2017 City of Culture, to set out a programme to help more people access their creativity – be it in arts, music, film or theatre. The Labour leader said: “We want to unleash the potential of every young person, not just ...

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