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And after months of speculation we've FINALLY been put out of our misery as the full line-up for the new show has been revealed. In terms of generation and reputation, Prue Leith is about as near to a like-for-like Mary Berry replacement as it would be possible to find, although her slightly spikier style suggests that she and Paul Hollywood will be more of a spice-and-spice combination than his salt-and-sugar double-act with Berry.
  • Robert Kelly opens up about his viral BBC News interview

    Robert Kelly opens up about his viral BBC News interview

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    It initially caused some controversy, as some people assumed Prof Kelly's wife was a nanny. Then, just to clear the air, Kelly addressed the rumor that he was not wearing any trousers during the interview . "It was chaos for me", she confessed. "We stonewalled because we didn't know what to do", Kelly said. "We were anxious actually, that the BBC would never call us again".
  • Rachel Lindsay's 'Bachelorette' journey started with four suitors on live TV

    Rachel Lindsay's 'Bachelorette' journey started with four suitors on live TV

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    Not only is fan-favorite Rachel Lindsay taking on the role, but her appearance also makes her the first black Bachelorette in the show's history. ABC transformed the stage with a screen projecting an image of the mansion. What's even more exciting, though, is that out of Nick's stint on The Bachelor comes Rachel's season on The Bachelorette . She seemed to be a good sport unlike viewers who aren't so forgiving.
  • Tech companies opposed to Trump's travel ban

    Tech companies opposed to Trump's travel ban

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    Circuit Court of Appeals. The Trump administration said it believes its revised order is legal, and that the temporary travel restrictions are needed to review security measures. In response, the Justice Department says Hawaii's claims are mere speculation. The brief, filed on Wednesday, supports Hawaii's lawsuit to block the implementation of Trump's executive order.
  • New American Gods Trailer Teases the War to Come

    New American Gods Trailer Teases the War to Come

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    Wednesday; Emily Browning (" Sucker Punch ", " Legend ") as Laura Moon and Pablo Schreiber (" Orange is the New Black ") as Mad Sweeney". Mr. Wednesday seeks to build a coalition of Old Gods to defend their existence in this new America, and reclaim some of the influence that they've lost.
  • Jon Favreau is directing The Big Bang Theory spin-off Young Sheldon

    Jon Favreau is directing The Big Bang Theory spin-off Young Sheldon

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    So, who's playing the future world's worst flatmate? Sheldon will have "a very right-wing family, not used to this 10-year old genius living in their midst". Young actors Raegan Revord and Montana Jordan have additionally been cast as Sheldon's fraternal twin sister, Missy Cooper, and younger brother, George Cooper, Jr., respectively.
  • Madeleine McCann search given £85000 and extended for six months

    Madeleine McCann search given £85000 and extended for six months

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    Authorities say he "kept secrets" from them during the initial investigation. The man is understood to have given a witness statement two days after Madeleine, from Rothley in Leicestershire, vanished. The Home Office has granted officers £85,000 to cover "operational costs" to continue with the probe, known as Operation Grange, between April and September this year.
  • 'SNL' skit 'Weekend Update' to air in prime time in August

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    There's also a chance that other Saturday Night Live comedians will also be making appearances during the summer episodes. Alec Baldwin (l.) and Michael Che on " Saturday Night Live ". Advantages are obvious: " SNL " keeps the brand in front of fans awaiting the new season, and keeps it current when the rest of late-night TV continues to dine out on the current political climate.
  • Nick Viall's Dad Expresses Concern Over This 'Bachelor' Contestant

    Nick Viall's Dad Expresses Concern Over This 'Bachelor' Contestant

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    We have the details right here. And, let's be honest, it's no secret that Nick Viall signed on as this season's Bachelor to boost his career, not necessarily find a wife. Soules and Viall are friends, and the Iowa native told ET on Friday he thinks Vanessa is the one for Viall. Other reports have pegged Vanessa as the last one standing in the competition to marry Nick Viall .
  • Who Is Carlos The Jackal? Political Terrorist Going Back To Court

    Who Is Carlos The Jackal? Political Terrorist Going Back To Court

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    Two people were killed and 34 others were injured in the attack. Ramirez Sanchez, 67, was once one of the world's most wanted terror suspects for carrying out several killings in the name of Palestinian and communist causes, including a bombing on a train traveling between Paris and Toulouse in 1982 that killed five people.
  • Emma Watson reveals the deeper message in 'Beauty and the Beast'

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    Beauty and the Beast opens Friday. "You don't ban a film because of a gay character". The cast of " Beauty and the Beast " pose in Los Angeles, California at the World Premiere. Today, we're chatting with stars Luke Evans , Josh Gad , Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Audra McDonald, who take us behind the scenes of a tale as old as time.
  • Kong: Skull Island - 25 Easter Eggs & References You Must See

    Kong: Skull Island - 25 Easter Eggs & References You Must See

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    Godzilla installment already in the works. The worldwide box office collection constitutes of $7.6 million opening in the United Kingdom, $7.3 million opening in Korea, $6 million in Russian Federation, $5.6 million in Mexico, $4 million in France; $3.6 million in Taiwan; $3.5 million in Australia and $3 million in Germany, the website writes.
  • You Make Me Sick

    You Make Me Sick

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    You make me sick ", before sticking a lollipop in his mouth and getting in his vehicle. Look, Justin Bieber is not someone I would defend with my life, but if someone says "no pictures" that's what they mean. Apparently at the performance that evening Bieber kept hands in his pockets for the first few songs and was apparently as charismatic as a particularly odious slug - so about the same as normal then.
  • On Saturday Night Live, Ivanka Trump stinks of complicity

    On Saturday Night Live, Ivanka Trump stinks of complicity

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    The award-winning actress appeared in a two-minute parody commercial for a fragrance called " Complicit ". "It's just that condescending attitude that made people want to vote for Trump in the first place". "She's Ivanka ", a voiceover says, as Johansson turns heads in the event. Mr Trump initially dismissed his lewd and sexually aggressive comments as "locker room" talk but then apologised for his remarks in a 90-second long apology.
  • Atomic Blonde: See Charlize Theron in new official trailer

    Atomic Blonde: See Charlize Theron in new official trailer

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    Described as "equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission", according to the official description. While she's done blockbuster action before - notably in Æon Flux and Mad Max: Fury Road - this could be her best showcase yet. Atomic Blonde is based on the One Press graphic novel The Coldest City , a title which the movie was moving under when production started previous year.
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' Emma Watson's special message to Indian fans

    'Beauty and the Beast' Emma Watson's special message to Indian fans

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    Then she began making all these insane demands, like rehearsals for the film must be done in London - for a film called "La La Land"! Either way, Emma Stone won an Oscar for La La Land and Beauty And The Beast has broken records for ticket sales before it's even out, so it all worked out for everyone in the end, which is lovely.
  • Former Rams WR Kenny Britt Defends Decision to Join Browns On Twitter

    Former Rams WR Kenny Britt Defends Decision to Join Browns On Twitter

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    Britt is expected to warrant somewhere in the $6 million to $8 million range, on a per season basis, while Jackson is will likely cost at least $10 million annually. Sadly, the Cleveland Browns couldn't get a win in every column in this year's free agency. Pryor, who turns 28 in June, now only can hope to follow up his breakthrough 2016 season with another 1,000-yard campaign that vaults him into free agency again next off-season.
  • Malayalam Actress Bhavana got engaged to Kannada Producer Naveen

    Malayalam Actress Bhavana got engaged to Kannada Producer Naveen

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    In a photo from the engagement ceremony, which has leaked online, actor Manju Warrier and a few others can be seen with the couple. "Naveen & Bhavana.(sic)", he posted on his social media handles. She made her debut in 2002 in the film Nammal . "We were planning to get married in 2014, but it didn't happen due to my prior commitments". The couple is likely to enter the wedlock in August.
  • Surprise! Lorde just released a new track, Liability

    Surprise! Lorde just released a new track, Liability

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    It's the follow-up to the singer's smash debut, " Pure Heroine ". While keeping with the same theme as Green Light, Lorde gave fans a glimpse at a new side of her Melodrama album with a short and intimate song layered with vocals and piano only.
  • 'Game of Thrones': A premiere date? No, an epic FAIL

    'Game of Thrones': A premiere date? No, an epic FAIL

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    They got their wish courtesy of ice and fire. The seventh and penultimate season will premiere on July 16 . A Facebook Live video was posted showing a block of ice with the premiere date inside. It was also the focus of the first Game of Thrones teaser poster . The official poster suggests that the focus will be on the House of Stark - the "ice" in the A Song of Ice and Fire series - rather than on, say , the House of Targaryen (the "fire").
  • Rod? A-Lo? Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Dating

    Rod? A-Lo? Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Dating

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    According to a source, they have been together for a few weeks now. In the past, the 41-year-old Rodriguez has been linked to such high-profile women as Madonna, Cameron Diaz and Kate Hudson. He also said that Clint Eastwood was the " most overrated" actor of the '80s and '90s. " She seems excited ", the source said . He was married once before to Cynthia Scurtis .
  • 'Harry Potter' Actor Will Wield Magic in 'GoT' Season 7

    'Harry Potter' Actor Will Wield Magic in 'GoT' Season 7

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    Game of Thrones is keeping details about its upcoming season 7 under wraps but Jim Broadbent, whose casting on the HBO series was announced last August, has a major revelation about his character - which may confirm a fan theory. The actor has shared details of his " Game of Thrones " role. Regardless of how the storylines of both show and book play out though, it certainly looks like Broadbent's character will be a crucial player in Sam's ongoing education and as an extremely ...
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' Ban: Gay Character Ignites Boycotts Before Opening

    'Beauty and the Beast' Ban: Gay Character Ignites Boycotts Before Opening

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    Speaking at the United Kingdom premiere of the movie at Spencer House in London, Dan explained: "Very often it's just a thought or a feeling or something that you're trying to communicate through the Beast". "It's looking bigger than most Disney live-action adaptations, like " The Jungle Book , ' 'Cinderella" or 'Maleficent'". In addition to the boycott, an Alabama theatre announced it will not screen the film due to the homosexual character and Russian Federation is now debating ...
  • Justin Timberlake Delivers Heartfelt Message To LGBT Youth At iHeartRadio Awards

    Justin Timberlake Delivers Heartfelt Message To LGBT Youth At iHeartRadio Awards

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    Apart from the highlighted performances, there was more singing from other music artists as well further raising the energy and the excitement graph of the award show. "You wouldn't believe it, but we are in our late 30s". Toronto's favorite son managed to beat out J. Cole, DJ Khaled , Future and Desiigner on his way to winning Hip-Hop Artist of the Year at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
  • Did Donald Trump invent claim that Barack Obama tapped his phone?

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    Mr Obama's director of national intelligence, James Clapper , said nothing matching Mr Trump's claims had taken place. Last year, a few conservative-leaning publications reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had obtained a Foreign Intelligence Service Act (FISA) court warrant-a request that would have been routed through the Justice Department but not the White House.
  • Over 900 coins removed from Thai turtle's stomach (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

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    Bank was under general anesthesia when a team of five surgeons was able to remove the coins in a four-hour surgery. "It was quite a hard and challenging task", said Pasakorn Briksawan, one of the surgeons operating on Omsin. CT scans revealed a huge ball of metal measuring 20 x 23 x 20 cm. inside the turtle's stomach. Sea turtles can live 80 to 100 years , according to the National Wildlife Foundation.
  • Gorillaz to Play First Show Since 2010 at Demon Dayz Festival

    Gorillaz to Play First Show Since 2010 at Demon Dayz Festival

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    It'll all go out live too around the world via Red Bull TV . The group's last album, The Fall , was released in 2011. You can get more information on Gorillaz' Demon Dayz festival below, and buy tickets from the event's website. Gorillaz are expected to release their fifth studio album later this year, with a title yet to be announced. Featuring singer Benjamin Clementine, the song explores the themes of power, big business and humanity and was believed to be expressing an ...