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Cheryl 'not bothered' by relationship rumours

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCheryl said she struggled as teenager Pop star Cheryl has called opening a Prince’s Trust centre in her home city of Newcastle her “biggest achievement”. The singer and talent show judge said she wanted to “help kids all over the country”, but starting in Newcastle was a […]

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Three billboards for Martin McDonagh in Connemara

Image copyright RTÉ Image caption The billboards were erected just outside Leitir Mealláin in Connemara Award-winning director Martin McDonagh may be the toast of Hollywood and a frontrunner for the Oscars. But the success of his hit film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has not gone unnoticed outside Leitir Mealláin in County Galway. Three billboards […]

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Muse: 'The guitar is no longer a lead instrument'

Image caption Muse have always combined pyrotechnic guitar work with elements of hip-hop, electronica and even classical piano The days of rock gods posing heroically with a Fender Stratocaster are over, says Muse frontman Matt Bellamy. “The guitar has become a textural instrument rather than a lead instrument,” he told the BBC. “And I think […]

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10 David Brents – and more on the way…

Image caption Ricky Gervais (centre) with the original cast of The Office It’s conquered Europe, crossed the Atlantic and spawned a big-screen movie spin-off. Now The Office is to have another new branch – in India. Wernham Hogg will become Wilkins Chawla in the latest international version of Ricky Gervais’s mockumentary sitcom. Gervais, who co-wrote […]