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Three people charged with kidnapping of Halloween actress

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption McCrackin, pictured in 2006, is an actress and songwriter Three people have been charged with kidnapping a star of the Halloween film series, along with another actor - holding the latter for ransom.Two men and one woman have been charged with 17 felony counts, including kidnapping and assault with a firearm.They are accused of kidnapping actor Joseph Capone and Daisy McCrackin - a
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Feeling what it’s like to cross the US border

[ad_1] The US southern border and the people crossing it have become the subject of global headlines. A new art installation by Oscar-winning Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu gives people the opportunity to see and feel what it's like to cross the desert at night. Filmed and produced by Bill McKenna and Felicia Barr.Music by Gene D'Andrea. Footage provided by Legendary Films.Photos by Emmanuel Lubezki, Chachi Ramirez, Agatha Bacelar/Emerson Collective,
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The King and I: timeless classic or dated relic?

[ad_1] Image copyright Matthew Murphy Image caption Shall We Dance? is perhaps The King and I's best-known song The King and I is back in the West End, 67 years on from its Broadway debut. Is the musical showing its age, or has it still something to say to modern audiences?Shall we dance? That's the question posed by a new production of The King and I, Richard Rodgers and Oscar
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World Cup 2018: England penalties win over Colombia seen by 23.6m

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Eric Dier scored England's winning penalty According to overnight figures, 23.6 million viewers watched the moment when England won their World Cup penalty shootout against Colombia on ITV.More people tuned in between 21:50-21:55 BST on Tuesday than watched any other five minutes of British TV since the 2012 Olympic closing ceremony.An average of 20.1 million watched the last 16 match as a whole.The
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Seamus Heaney letter reunited with owner

[ad_1] Image copyright Seamus Heaney Image caption Upon re-reading the letter, Sophia Hillan says she was "struck by the kindly, friendly, paternal tone of it" As Stewart Law rummaged around in a charity shop eight years ago he could not have dreamt of the bargain he had stumbled upon.When he got home a letter fell out from between the pages of an old book.It was addressed to a woman called
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Prince Charles to appear on BBC Two’s Gardeners’ World

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The Prince of Wales is to appear on BBC Two's Gardeners' World later this month.Prince Charles invited presenter Adam Frost to Highgrove House to explain how gardeners can help prevent threats against plants and trees.The programme will explore the Prince's love for gardens and British landscapes.His Royal Highness is an avid gardener and is passionate about organic farming.Prince Charles will also reveal his first-hand experience
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Why fans are upset at Chris Maloney’s Loose Women appearance

[ad_1] Image copyright Karwai Tang Image caption Christopher Maloney has undergone twenty cosmetic procedures in recent years Fans are responding to former X Factor star Christopher Maloney's appearance on ITV's Loose Women on Tuesday.The 40-year-old revealed that he has undergone twenty cosmetic procedures, spurred by negative comments on social media.Panel host Christine Lampard said: "We've got a mirror here now - are you able to stand in front of it
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Richard Swift: The Black Keys and Shins musician dead at 41

[ad_1] Image copyright Alamy Image caption Richard Swift was in The Shins and performed with The Black Keys Richard Swift, a former member of the Shins and touring bassist with the Black Keys, has died, aged 41.A Facebook post confirmed his death saying: "And all the angels sing 'Que Sera Sera' Richard Ochoa Swift March 16, 1977 - July 3, 2018."The musician and singer-songwriter was last month admitted to hospital
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U2’s Bono adds voice to Irish UN Security Council bid

[ad_1] Image copyright Kim Haughton/Dept of Foreign Affairs Image caption U2 singer Bono backs Ireland's bid for a UN Security Council seat The Irish government has formally launched the country's bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council.U2 frontman Bono added his voice to Ireland's bid to secure a two-year term on the council in 2021.He said "compromise is a word that the Irish people understand very, very