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The UK's worst piece of public art?

Image caption The sculpture, officially entitled Origin, has won the Spectator’s ‘What’s That Thing?’ award Is this really the worst piece of public art in the UK? The Origin sculpture overlooks Belfast and was unveiled in September to coincide with Culture Night. It now has the unhappy honour of winning the “What’s That Thing?” award […]

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US rapper Wiz Khalifa in Colombia drug lord row

Image copyright Instagram Image caption Wiz Khalifa visited Pablo Escobar’s grave after performing at a concert in Medellin US rapper Wiz Khalifa has angered Colombians by publishing photos of himself visiting the grave of the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar in the city of Medellin. Escobar terrorised Colombia in the 1980s and 1990s, bribing, kidnapping […]

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Antonio Banderas: I had a heart attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Banderas attended the closing ceremony of the 20th Malaga Film Festival Spanish actor Antonio Banderas had a heart attack earlier this year, he has revealed. Speaking at a film festival in his home town of Malaga, the Mask of Zorro star said: “I suffered a heart attack on January […]

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Police 696 forms are 'targeting grime acts'

The government is to respond to fears a police risk assessment form has been used in a “racist” way to target grime artists, the Victoria Derbyshire programme understands. Promoters and licensees in many areas are asked to complete a “Form 696” before hosting some music events featuring “DJs and MCs”. Culture Minister Matt Hancock is […]

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Entertainment news round-up: 19-25 March

Another busy week in the entertainment world has ended, including the deaths of a rock ‘n’ roll legend and a great crime writer; news about former and future Top Gear hosts; and a new resident of Sesame Street. Here’s a round-up of some things you might have missed: Image copyright PA Image caption Author Colin […]