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Hugh Laurie made a CBE by Prince Charles

Image copyright PA Image caption Hugh Laurie with Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace Actor Hugh Laurie has been made a CBE by the Prince of Wales – the man whose fifth-great-grandfather he played as a foolish fop in Blackadder The Third. Laurie was recognised in the New Year Honours for services to drama, having previously […]

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Mumford & Sons reschedule cancelled gigs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The band will play to an estimated 800,000 fans over the course of the tour Mumford & Sons have rescheduled UK tour dates they were “gutted” to postpone due to “purely logistical” reasons. The band will now perform for fans at the affected shows in Liverpool, Cardiff, Sheffield and […]

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Apology over film shoot fine blunder

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Idris Elba during the moving shoot in Glasgow Glasgow City Council has apologised after a bus lane camera kept churning out hundreds of fines for motorists diverted for a Hollywood movie. The bus gate at Nelson Mandela Place in the city centre generates more than £1m in fines every […]

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Reading and Leeds announce headliners.

Image copyright Reuters Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Malone and Twenty One Pilots are to headline Reading and Leeds festival. The festival will take place in Richfield Park and Bramham Park respectively over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Pale Waves, Blossoms and Bastille are amongst the other names on the line up. There are notably […]