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Strictly Come Dancing: Who might replace Darcey Bussell?

[ad_1] Image caption Dame Darcey Bussell with Strictly judges Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Tonioli and Shirley Ballas The news that Dame Darcey Bussell is to step down from Strictly Come Dancing has left a giant gap on the judges' desk.The former Royal Ballet principal dancer said on Wednesday she is stepping down after seven series to focus on "other commitments" in dance.Her spokesperson said reports in a tabloid newspaper suggesting
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Geoffrey Rush: Australian actor wins defamation case against Nationwide News

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Geoffrey Rush sued a Sydney newspaper for defamation last year Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has won a defamation case against the publisher of a Sydney newspaper which accused him of inappropriate behaviour towards a former co-star. Judge Michael Wigney said he was "not satisfied" that the incidents detailed in The Daily Telegraph, published by Nationwide News, had occurred. He said Mr Rush's former
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The UK’s most-streamed songs may surprise you

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Queen, Miley Cyrus and Eminem were among 2018's most-streamed songs When it was released in 2010, Foster The People's indie-pop anthem Pumped Up Kicks became a moderate hit, reaching number 18 in the UK charts.But the LA band's debut single is enjoying a second lease of life on streaming services.Last year, it was the UK's most-streamed song of all those originally released in
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Jack Cole: The ‘scary’ dancer who made Marilyn sparkle

[ad_1] Image copyright Alamy Image caption The sensuality of Marilyn Monroe's dance routine in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes was ground-breaking for 1953 He's been called the father of American jazz dancing. But Jack Cole was also the man who gave Marilyn Monroe her dance moves. Another Cole pupil, Chita Rivera - star of the original Broadway West Side Story - recalls him as a demanding choreographer but, more than 60 years
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Sheffield Theatres at centre of blind commentary pay row

[ad_1] Image copyright Neil Theasby Image caption Sheffield Theatres operates the Crucible, Lyceum and Studio theatres Sheffield Theatres has been accused of leaving blind audience members to "rely on charity for their rights" after it emerged audio describers are not paid.Jane Ensell quit her post as an audio describer after eight years saying that to depend on volunteers was "unfair on the audience".She said it was the only unpaid role
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Prince Harry to work with Oprah Winfrey on TV project

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Winfrey and the Duke of Sussex have apparently had the series in developments for months The Duke of Sussex is to partner with US media mogul Oprah Winfrey on a new TV series addressing mental health.The as-yet-unnamed series for Apple TV will focus on "mental illness and mental wellness, inspiring viewers to have an honest conversation about the challenges each of us faces".Prince
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Derry Girl ‘eejits’ to return for third series

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption L-R: Wwriter Lisa McGee with cast members Nicola Coughlan , Louisa Harland, Dylan Llewellyn and Saoirse-Monica Jackson Lisa McGee's Bafta-nominated comedy, Derry Girls, is set to return to Channel 4 for a third series.The screenwriter revealed the news as the second season of the coming-of-age sitcom came to an end on Tuesday.McGee, who used her own childhood as the basis for the show, said
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Trump’s video tweet using Batman music removed due to copyright

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump has previously been told by several artists to stop using their music at his events President Trump has had a video removed from Twitter because it unlawfully used the music from a Batman film. The two-minute promotional video for his 2020 campaign used Hans Zimmer's track Why Do We Fall? from The Dark Knight Rises without requesting copyright from Warner Bros