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The black man who took on the Klan

Image copyright Getty Images/Universal Image caption Ron Stallworth (left) is played by John David Washington in BlacKkKlansman (right) Heard the one about the black cop who infiltrated the KKK? Read the true story behind BlacKkKlansman, the latest film from director Spike Lee. In October 1978 Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of […]

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The Big Bang Theory final season to end in 2019

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The principal cast all reportedly earned more than $1 million (£774,380) per episode US series The Big Bang Theory will air its final episode in 2019, ending one of the longest-running sitcoms in US history. The programme’s 12th and final season will premiere on 24 September and is expected […]

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Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist announced

Image caption The shortlist includes Kieran Hodgson – nominated for the third time – for his show, ’75 The shortlist for this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards has been revealed. It includes Kieran Hodgson – nominated for the third time – for his show, ’75. Among the other six nominees for best comedy show are Ahir […]

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Is Nicki Minaj's crown fading?

Image copyright Reuters Nicki Minaj and Future have cancelled the entire North American leg of their joint tour. The rapper has apologised saying she “simply doesn’t have the time to rehearse… to give the level of show I need to give”. But there are unconfirmed reports of low ticket sales. In a video she said […]

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Kendall Jenner responds to backlash from models

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kendall Jenner at the Met Gala Kendall Jenner says her words were “twisted” in an interview with Love Magazine, after being accused of shaming her fellow models. The Kardashian clan member was quoted talking about her “super selective” approach to doing fashion shows. She has since tweeted saying that […]