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R Kelly documentary premiere evacuated after threats

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption R Kelly has been plagued by accusations of sexual misconduct since the 1990s The premiere of US documentary series Surviving R Kelly was evacuated after "individuals stated they received a threatening phone call", NYPD has said. "The location was evacuated, no shots were fired. No arrests have been made and the investigation is onoging," New York Police Department told the BBC.The six-part series
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BBC Radio Shropshire’s Vicki Archer’s death was suicide

[ad_1] Image copyright Vicki Archer Image caption Vicki Archer was described as "an incredibly talented person" by her co-host A BBC radio presenter who left her show while it was on air and was found dead at her home hours later took her own life, an inquest has heard.Vicki Archer, 41, had a history of depression and had made two previous attempts to kill herself, Shropshire Coroner's Court was told.She
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Coronation Street actor Peter Armitage dies age 78

[ad_1] Image copyright ITV/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Peter Armitage had previously spoken about beating bowel cancer Coronation Street actor Peter Armitage, who played Bill Webster on the show, has died aged 78. The actor first appeared on the long-running series, as Kevin Webster's father, more than 30 years ago. No cause of death has been given, although four years ago Mr Armitage revealed he was in remission from bowel cancer. Mr
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RuPaul’s Drag Race coming to BBC Three in 2019

[ad_1] Image caption UK drag artists will be asked to 'Sashay Away' after weekly challenges Award-winning reality TV competition RuPaul's Drag Race will arrive in the UK next year.A new eight-part series will be available on BBC Three in 2019, featuring local drag artists. Series creator RuPaul Charles says he will "celebrate the massive charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent of the Queen's queens."RuPaul's Drag Race UK will eventually crown one
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Oscars 2019: Kevin Hart takes on hosting duties

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Kevin Hart has said hosting the Oscars was "a goal on my list for a long time", as he confirmed he is fronting 2019's star-studded ceremony.Describing it as the "opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian", he said "my mom is smiling from ear to ear right now".He's following on from Jimmy Kimmel, who hosted both last year and also for 2017's infamous
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Priyanka Chopra: Bollywood star reveals 75ft wedding veil

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA What's white, sheer and 75ft long? Priyanka Chopra's wedding veil.The Bollywood star, who married US singer Nick Jonas in Rajasthan state over the weekend, unveiled her intricately-detailed wedding dress in an Instagram post on Wednesday.The Ralph Lauren-designed dress had more than two million mother-of-pearl sequins sewed into it, but it was the veil that stole the show.Jonas and Chopra got engaged in the summer after a
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Mark Hamill questions Luke Skywalker lightsaber auction

[ad_1] Image copyright Dave J Hogan/Getty Images Image caption Star Wars actor Mark Hamill says there was not one original lightsaber, but many Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has questioned the sale of a lightsaber billed as his character's "original" at a Hollywood auction. Profiles in History's Blockbuster Hollywood Treasures auction will be held in Los Angeles later in December. Their website lists one of the lots as "The original
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Luther to return with a bang on New Year’s Day

[ad_1] Image caption The new episodes will be shown on four consecutive nights Idris Elba will return as DCI John Luther on New Year's Day in the fifth series of the BBC One crime drama.Luther will air on successive nights, with the whole of the new four-part series showing between 1 and 4 January.A recent trailer showed Elba's Luther hunting down a masked killer and showcased new recruit DS Catherine