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Emmys: Killing Eve stars Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh go head-to-head

[ad_1] Killing Eve stars Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh will battle it out off-screen for the best actress award at this year's Emmys.The comedy thriller series has nine nominations in total at the ceremony.The show's original writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge is also up for lead actress in a comedy series for Fleabag. Her show has 11 nominations in total, while Game of Thrones has 32, including acting nods for Kit Harington
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Mona Lisa is moving – what does it take to keep her safe?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mona Lisa has been displayed in the Salle des √Čtats in the Louvre since 2005 She's one of the world's most recognisable faces, with a smile that's been printed on mugs, bags and T-shirts across the globe. But she's only left her country a handful of times, and has stayed in the same room for 14 years.We're talking about Mona Lisa, Leonardo da
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British Museum trustee resigns over BP sponsorship and repatriation

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ahdaf Soueif had been a trustee since 2012 An Egyptian writer has resigned from the British Museum's board of trustees, claiming it is "immovable" on its sponsorship deal with oil company BP.Ahdaf Soueif also cited the museum's positions on worker relations and the repatriation of cultural artefacts as reasons for her departure.In a blog post she called on the museum "to take a
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Celebrity fraud: FBI hunt for ‘Con Queen of Hollywood’

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption A vice president of Marvel, behind Spider-Man: Far From Home, has also been impersonated by the scammer The FBI says it is searching for victims of the so-called "Con Queen of Hollywood", who has been offering bogus entertainment jobs abroad.The perpetrator impersonated the likes of Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, offering fake jobs that often require up-front payments. According to the New York Times, about
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Fresh Island festival: Croatia music event evacuated as fire breaks out

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tyga is supposed to be headlining Fresh Island A music festival in Croatia has been evacuated because of a forest fire.Hundreds of people were forced to leave the Fresh Island music festival on Zrce Beach on Monday night, at the beginning of the three-day hip-hop event.The fire forced the closure of the road to the closest town, Novalja, preventing many people from returning
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R Kelly expected in court on sex charges

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images R Kelly is due to appear in court in Chicago on Tuesday on charges of recruiting girls and women to have illegal sex with him.Prosecutors say Kelly should not make bail and want him to remain in federal custody as they say he's a flight risk.The R&B star, 52, is also accused of covering up the crimes by paying and threatening the victims and witnesses.The
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13 Reasons Why: Netflix removes suicide scene from season one

[ad_1] Image copyright Netflix Image caption Katherine Langford plays Hannah Baker in the Netflix drama A controversial scene in Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why in which a teenage girl kills herself has been removed, two years after it first appeared.Netflix said the decision had been made "on the advice of medical experts".The first series of the show featured a graphic depiction of Hannah (Katherine Langford) taking her own life.The version
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Iannucci’s diverse Dickens film to open London Film Festival

[ad_1] Image caption Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel filmed some scenes in Bury St Edmunds The Personal Life of David Copperfield, Armando Iannucci's adaptation of Charles Dickens's famous novel, will open this year's London Film Festival.Slumdog Millionaire's Dev Patel plays the lead role, which has traditionally been portrayed by white actors.Director and co-writer Iannucci said it felt important to ignore ethnicity, and to simply cast the best performers."You shouldn't have
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Wallows: Putting Hollywood on hold for the sake of music

[ad_1] Image copyright Atlantic Records Image caption Wallows' Braeden Lemasters, Dylan Minnette and Cole Preston Getting someone... anyone... to notice you is the prime concern of most bands at the start of their musical careers.Sadly for most, the reality is that no-one ever will. For some, hard work and persistence and a bit of luck will pay off.But in the case of US band Wallows, massive interest is a given