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Blue Peter presenter Radzi Chinyanganya to leave show

[ad_1] Image copyright BBC/Joe Giacomet Presenter Radzi Chinyanganya will leave Blue Peter after spending five and a half years on the children's programme.The 32-year-old was the show's 37th presenter, when he replaced Helen Skelton in October 2013.He announced the news last night on Instagram, describing his time on the show as "a genuine childhood dream come true"."I'll always be grateful for the experiences I've had, the people I've met and
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Cardi B applies to trademark ‘Okurrr’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The star wants to use the phrase on t-shirts and posters Cardi B has filed to trademark her catchphrase / sound effect, "Okurrr".The Brooklyn-born star peppers the phrase throughout her Grammy-winning debut album, Invasion of Privacy. Last year, she described it as sounding like a "cold pigeon in New York City".The application was made by her company, Washpoppin, and would cover merchandise like
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Line of Duty: All you need to know to get up to speed for series five

[ad_1] Image caption Adrian Dunbar, Martin Compston and Vicky McClure have appeared in all the series to date Line of Duty, BBC One's hit drama about police corruption, returns to our screens on Sunday 31 March, but if you haven't watched it before or need a reminder of the plot, look no further.The fifth series introduces Stephen Graham as John Corbett, aka "Balaclava Man", with Rochenda Sandall as his second-in-command.
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Michelle Obama book vies with Trump exposé at book awards

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The awards will be given out in London in May This year's British Book Awards is dominated by two US heavyweights: former First Lady Michelle Obama and President Donald Trump.Obama's memoir, Becoming, goes head to head with Michael Wolff's White House exposé Fire and Fury in the narrative non-fiction category.There are eight categories from which the book of the year will be chosen,
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Jordan Peele: Get Out and Us director reveals why he finds rabbits scary

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJordan Peele on his new horror film Us Jordan Peele, Oscar-winning director of horror hit Get Out, has returned with Us, another psychological thriller with parallels to real life. During a brief trip to the UK he spoke to BBC News about doppelgangers, divisions in America... and rabbits.It's Friday morning in a London hotel suite, and Oscar-winning film-maker Jordan Peele is
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‘Upbeat’ refugee tale wins children’s book prize

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow a new children's novel is bringing the refugee crisis to the classroom A debut novel about a refugee whose new classmates embark on a quest to find their friend's parents has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.Onjali Q Raúf's The Boy At The Back Of The Class, won the £5,000 prize, which was inspired by people she met while working
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Peterborough mural to Prodigy’s Keith Flint ‘iconic’

[ad_1] A mural painted in tribute to The Prodigy singer Keith Flint is "iconic" says an ex- guitarist with the band.Flint, a founding member of the band who sang lead vocals on number one singles Breathe and Firestarter, died at his Essex home earlier this month.The mural was created on a legal graffiti wall in Peterborough by street artist Nathan Murdock.Guitarist Gizz Butt, who played with The Prodigy in the
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Lorraine Kelly, tax law and how celebrities build public personas

[ad_1] Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Lorraine Kelly's ITV show airs every morning "Lorraine Kelly is one of the most ruthless people you'll meet in the business," joked Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain last week."Don't be fooled by that halo. To warm herself up for her show, she literally murders kittens and puppies."Morgan's joke, which he made the day after Kelly's win at the TRIC Awards, was funny exactly
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Jay-Z album The Blueprint officially ‘culturally important’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The archive was started in 2002 with the aim to "reflect life in the United States" for future generations Jay-Z fans would already class him as culturally significant.His self-appointed nickname Hova (short for J-Hova, a play on the Hebrew for God, Jehovah) shows he holds himself in high esteem.But now it's official.His sixth album, 2001's The Blueprint, has been added to a list