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Line of Duty: New series is ‘scariest yet’

[ad_1] Image caption AC-12's finest? Vicky McClure, Martin Compston and Adrian Dunbar are back The wait is nearly over. After two years, Line of Duty is back and it's "definitely the scariest" season yet, says Martin Compston, who plays DI Steve Arnott. The season four finale was watched by 7.4 million viewers in 2017, with the Telegraph saying the show "blindsides viewers with its canny genius."The Guardian said it was
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Joe Lycett calls for better LGBT dialogue

[ad_1] Comedian Joe Lycett has said that the LGBT community has a "problem" with the way it communicates online. He's called for people to be "compassionate" when dealing with those who are unfamiliar with LGBT concepts.The TV presenter said he felt too many demands were placed on people to understand the different academic views on gender and sexuality.He said the LGBT community should try to help people who want to
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In pictures: Kenyan artist Khadambi Asalache’s London house

[ad_1] Image copyright National Trust Images/Robin Forster Behind the front door of an unassuming terraced house in south London lies the inspiring legacy of an uncommon man.The interiors are covered in intricate wooden carvings bearing Islamic, African and English influences, and produced entirely by hand by the building's former owner - the writer and civil servant, Khadambi Asalache.Born in Kenya, the son of a chief, Asalache studied architecture in Nairobi,
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Eve Myles and Moby for Hay Festival line-up

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images/PA Image caption (L-R) Joanna Lumley, Moby and Eve Myles are in the Hay festival line-up Eve Myles, Maxine Peake, Stephen Fry and Moby are among the stars who will appear at this year's Hay Festival in Powys.The full line-up has been unveiled ahead of the event opening in Hay-on-Wye at the end of May.Actors and novelists mix with politicians and historians at the annual 10-day
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‘Pain and grief’: Coroner inquest into Radiohead stage collapse begins

[ad_1] Image copyright Toronto Star via Getty Images Image caption Ken Johnson, the father of drum technician Scott Johnson, will attend the full inquiry The stage collapse that killed a Radiohead drum technician caused lasting "immeasurable pain and grief" for the band, a Canadian coroner's inquest has heard. Radiohead drummer Philip Selway told the inquest that the 2012 incident still haunts the band.Scott Johnson died at Toronto's Downsview Park when
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UB40’s Brian Travers diagnosed with brain tumour

[ad_1] Image caption UB40 begin their latest tour on Friday in Portsmouth UB40 saxophonist Brian Travers has been diagnosed with a brain tumour, forcing him to pull out of the band's 40th anniversary tour.Scans revealed the founder member of the band, which formed in Birmingham, has two tumours after he suffered a seizure at home on 19 March.He will undergo surgery on the day he was due to begin the
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Beyoncé and Jay-Z help boost Louvre visitors in 2018

[ad_1] Image copyright Universal Music Image caption Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Everything Is Love album was launched with a video shot in the Louvre A Beyoncé and Jay-Z music video helped the Louvre in Paris increase its visitors to a record 10.2 million in 2018.The Louvre also credited the large increase in visitors to its Delacroix show - the museum's most popular exhibition on record.An upswing in foreign visitors to the
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Marvel Fantastic Four comics auctioned in Lichfield

[ad_1] More than 100 original Marvel comics are being auctioned.The 1960s Fantastic Four collection has been built up by Brian Bowler, from Birmingham, and includes the first issue. The owner's family kept the comics locked in a bank vault after two burglaries. Auctioneer Richard Winterton, from Lichfield, Staffordshire, said many of the items were in "mint condition" and it was thought the collection could sell for up to £10,000. [ad_2]
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Neighbours: Soap casts first transgender character

[ad_1] Image copyright Jackson Finter Image caption Her character will have a special connection with a member of one of Ramsay Street's family - the soap is shown on Channel 5 in the UK. Long-running Australian soap Neighbours has cast its first transgender character, played by 18-year-old actress Georgie Stone. Stone, who is transgender herself, has won awards for her work as an advocate for gender diverse youth. She will
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Bohemian Rhapsody opens in China, minus all the gay bits

[ad_1] Image copyright 20th Century Fox/New Regency Image caption Bohemian Rhapsody has been released in China with references to homosexuality edited out Oscar-winning Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody was released in China on Friday, but references to the Queen singer's sexuality and AIDS diagnosis were censored.Several minutes of footage were edited out of the film, including scenes of two men kissing and the word "gay".There has been significant reaction to