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Miss America waves bye bye to bikinis

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The ‘swimsuit challenge’ is no more The Miss America beauty pageant is scrapping its swimwear segment and will no longer judge competitors on physical appearance. The evening gown section is also being axed, with contestants asked to wear something that makes them feel good and expresses their personal style […]

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Woody Allen: I should be poster boy for #MeToo

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dylan Farrow claims her father sexually abused her in 1992 Woody Allen has said he should be the “poster boy” for the Me Too movement because he’s never been accused of mistreating actresses he’s worked with. The director’s daughter Dylan has said he molested her in 1992 when she […]

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Wreck-It Ralph 2: Disney princesses unite over feminism

Image copyright YouTube Image caption Vanellope mocks Disney’s androcentrism, asserting “I’m a princess too” Move over Kim Kardashian, Disney princesses unite to break the internet in the latest trailer for the Wreck-It Ralph sequel. Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 sees Ralph and Vanellope meet the pantheon of princesses, including Elsa, Cinderella and Moana. […]

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Rare Prince album surfaces in Canada

Image copyright PA Image caption The Black Album was one of the most-bootlegged albums of the 1980s A rare copy of Prince’s Black Album – one of the most sought-after vinyl records of all time – has been discovered in Canada. Conceived as hard funk riposte to his pop persona, and containing some of the […]

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Danny DeVito takes teen's cardboard cutout on set

Image copyright Rob McElhenney Image caption DeVito poses with ‘Allison’ in Paddy’s Pub – the setting of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia When a Pennsylvania high school student took a cardboard cutout of Danny DeVito to her high school prom it made national news in the US. Now DeVito has returned the compliment. Allison Closs’s […]

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BBC to leave iconic Maida Vale studios

Image caption Adele recorded a six-song session for Radio 1 at Maida Vale in 2011 The BBC is to close its iconic Maida Vale Studios, which have played host to generations of pop stars, from The Beatles to Adele. Director general Tony Hall announced the closure in an email to staff on Tuesday morning, saying […]

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Lost Voice Guy says he's ready for hecklers

Image copyright ITV Image caption Lost Voice Guy was the first comedian to win Britain’s Got Talent Britain’s Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy says he’s ready for hecklers following his triumph on Sunday. The comedian told ITV’s Lorraine that he “hasn’t been heckled yet” but warned he has “some comebacks stored just in case”. […]