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The Handmaid’s Tale could go on for 10 seasons – but can great TV stay great?

[ad_1] Image copyright George Kraychyk Image caption Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is facing eight more gruelling years The Handmaid's Tale could last for 10 seasons, according to the boss of streaming service Hulu.The first series of the dystopian drama was based on Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel, but went beyond the book's plot for the current second season.A third has been commissioned and Hulu chief executive Randy Freer said the show could
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Scottish Rapper Loki wins prestigious Orwell book prize

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Darren McGarvey will bring his award-winning book to the stage Scottish rapper Loki has won a top literary accolade for his first book Poverty Safari.The performer was awarded the prestigious Orwell Prize, given to political writers, for his raw expose of poverty in Britain.Judges described his writing as a heart-rending exploration of working class life and "the book Orwell would have wanted to
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Ofcom approves new BBC Scotland TV channel

[ad_1] Image copyright Jeff J Mitchell Image caption The broadcaster has said it would launch the new channel in February 2019 Broadcasting regulator Ofcom has given final approval to BBC plans for a new TV channel for Scotland.It is due to begin broadcasting in February 2019.The corporation's Scotland director Donalda MacKinnon said she was "delighted" with the news.In an email to staff she wrote: "This is excellent news and provides
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Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston has mouth cancer

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston has revealed she has mouth cancer and fears it could stop her talking and singing.The singer is due to have part of her tongue removed but is concerned she may need more extensive surgery if more cancer is found."I think if they take more of my tongue away the chances of me singing, even talking, will be very slim," she told
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Springwatch: Michaela Strachan ‘wouldn’t be upset’ if Chris Packham earned more

[ad_1] Springwatch presenter Michaela Strachan has said she "wouldn't be upset" if co-host Chris Packham earns more than her. She told the Daily Mirror "you cannot pay" for Packham's knowledge and expertise on the live BBC nature show."What Chris brings to Springwatch in terms of knowledge is way more than what I can bring," the presenter added.While they have a similar amount of air time on the show, Strachan said:
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Cardi B reveals she married Offset nine months ago

[ad_1] Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Offset and Cardi B are expecting their first child within weeks Cardi B has confirmed she got married in secret nine months ago.The rapper revealed she tied the knot on the same day her boyfriend Offset, from rap trio Migos, proposed to her.Writing on Twitter, the 25-year-old said: "There are so many moments that I share with the world and then there are moments
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Ed Sheeran tour: 10,000 fans helped with tickets

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ed Sheeran said he wanted to stop his fans being ripped off by overinflated ticket prices Up to 10,000 people were helped to seek a refund for invalid tickets during Ed Sheeran's UK tour, with just under 2,000 in Cardiff.The Shape of You singer imposed strict rules for entry at his 18 gigs to try to stop the reselling website Viagogo selling overpriced
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Heather Locklear arrested on new battery charges

[ad_1] Image copyright Ventura County Sheriff's Office Image caption A police photo of the actress was released after her arrest in February US actress Heather Locklear has been arrested for battery against a police officer and ambulance worker, the Ventura County Sheriff's Office says.According to TMZ, she launched her attack while intoxicated on Sunday night after her family called 911.The 56-year-old, who rose to fame in the 1980s TV show
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Stars respond to Melania’s ‘I don’t really care” jacket

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Stars have been responding in kind following Melania Trump's appearance on a trip to a centre for migrant children on Thursday.The First Lady wore a $39 (£29) Zara jacket with the slogan "I really don't care, do u?", Since then, other people have had their own idea about some alternatives,...Jill Vedder, wife of Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder, was one of them wearing her "Yes