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David Cassidy, star of 70s TV hit The Partridge Family, dies aged 67

Family statement says teen pop idol Cassidy died in Florida ‘surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart’<p>US teen idol David Cassidy, best known as Keith Partridge on the hit 1970s series The Partridge Family, has died at the age of 67 from organ failure<p>Cassidy had been hospitalised in …


Sacha Baron Cohen offers to pay fines issued to tourists over 'Borat' mankinis

The scantily-clad men were fined $68 each by police in the Czech Republic after they were detained in Kazakhstan’s capital<p>Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen has offered to pay the fines for six Czech tourists who were reportedly detained by authorities in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana for dressing up as …

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Mel Gibson: Weinstein scandal is a 'precursor to change'

Star, dogged by claims of racist and misogynistic behaviour, says he welcomes ‘light being thrown where there were shadows’<p>Mel Gibson has spoken out about the sexual harassment scandal in Hollywood, saying the wave of accusations against Harvey Weinstein have been “painful” but will lead to change …

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The Likely Lads actor Rodney Bewes dies aged 79

Actor Rodney Bewes, best known for his role as Bob Ferris in The Likely Lads, has died aged 79.<p><b>More follows...</b><p>Top Stories<p>LIVE: Zimbabwe celebrates as …

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David Cassidy dead: Teen idol and star of TV hit The Partridge Family dies aged 67

David Cassidy, the singer and actor who became a 1970s teen heartthrob on the <i>The Partridge Family</i> television show, has died at the age of 67.<p>Cassidy, …


'Everything I do is to celebrate': David Cassidy dies aged 67 - video obituary

Seventies TV star and singer David Cassidy has died in hospital in Florida aged 67. We take a look back at his life and career, from The Partridge Family to pop stardom and beyond.


Ant and Dec lead heartfelt tributes to The Likely Lads actor Rodney Bewes

Geordie TV presenters Ant and Dec are among the stars who have paid their respects to The Likely Lads actor Rodney Bewes, who died aged 79 .<p>The actor …


Mel Gibson says Hollywood's harassment scandal will lead to change

Mel Gibson has said the allegations about sexual harassment in Hollywood have been "painful" but that they will lead to change in the industry.<p>The …


Rodney Bewes obituary

Actor and comedian best known for his role as Bob Ferris in TV’s The Likely Lads<p>Rodney Bewes, who has died aged 79, will be most remembered for playing Bob Ferris, the well-intentioned and socially aspiring half of The Likely Lads, the BBC television series which at its 1960s peak and beyond …

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Rodney Bewes dead: Star of 'The Likely Lads' dies aged 79

The actor Rodney Bewes best known for his role in British sitcom <i>The Likely Lads,</i> has died aged 79, his agent said.<p>More follows…<p>Reuse content<p>Comments


Iola Gregory: Pobol y Cwm actress dies aged 71

<b>The Welsh actress Iola Gregory has died aged 71 after a short illness.</b><p>She was best known for playing pub landlady Jean McGurk in the long-running Welsh language soap opera Pobol y Cwm in the late 1980s and 1990s.<p>"She will be part of the Pobol y Cwm family forever," said series producer Llyr …

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Ken Branagh wins International Emmy best actor prize

Belfast-born star Sir Kenneth Branagh has been awarded the best actor prize at the International Emmys.<p>The actor received the prestigious award for …


Morrissey defends Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein

<b>Morrissey has attracted controversy after defending Kevin Spacey over allegations of sexual abuse.</b><p>He said the star had been "attacked unnecessarily", adding it was "ridiculous" that Spacey was being erased from an upcoming film.<p>The former Smiths singer also argued that definitions of harassment and …

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Pink ‘cringes’ at Christina Aguilera’s Whitney Houston tribute at American Music Awards

Pink found herself an instant meme sensation following her reaction to Christina Aguilera’s Whitney Houston tribute at the American Music Awards.<p>The …

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Paul Hollywood Says Mel & Sue And Mary Berry ‘Abandoned’ ‘The Great British Bake Off’, But Has Forgiven Prue Leith For *That* Blunder

'I became the most hated man in the country.'<p>It sounds like Paul Hollywood is still smarting after the ‘Great British Bake Off’ faithful said he had …

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I'm a Celebrity star leaves jungle to defend himself against racism and homophobia allegations

YouTube star Jack Maynard has left the I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! jungle.<p>The brother of singer Conor Maynard has faced allegations of …

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I'm A Celebrity 2017: Comedian Iain Lee is latest star 'to head for the jungle'

Lee is rumoured to be joining politician Kezia Dugdale in Australia


NOW TV Black Friday deals: How to get over 50% off Sky Sports

NOW TV has launched Black Friday deals, and among the offers is 12 months of Sky Sports for £199 - saving you over £200.<p>The live and on demand …


Tributes to talented Game of Thrones cameraman who died filming new BBC and Netflix drama in Ghana

A British cameraman who worked on Game of Thrones and the Theory of Everything has died while filming scenes for a new BBC and Netflix drama in Ghana.


Ant McPartlin returns to I'm A Celebrity after a stint in rehab

Ant McPartlin returns to I'm A Celebrity after a stint in rehab.<p>McPartlin entered rehab in June, having become addicted to alcohol and prescription painkillers following a knee operation in 2015.


Watch highlights from the 2017 American Music Awards

Diana Ross was the recipient of the lifetime achievement in music award. Other winners included Bruno Mars and Pink.

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'Children In Need': All The Highlights From The Telethon As They Raise Record-Breaking £50m

It was a night of entertainment and emotion.<p>BBC<p>Friday (17 November) night proved to be a record-breaking one for Children In Need, as the charity …

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Missed this week's entertainment and arts news?

<b>Lots has happened in the past week in the worlds of TV, film, art and comedy. Here are some of the biggest stories, in case they passed you by.</b><p>Cheers and applause greeted the record-breaking sale of a 500-year-old painting of Jesus believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci.<p>The painting, known as Salvator …

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Meryl Streep reveals she was violently assaulted: 'I played dead and waited until the blows stopped'

Meryl Streep has revealed she has twice dealt with violent incidents, adding that the experience was so profound it changed her "on a cellular level".<p>Ms Streep, 68, recounted two incidents, one in which she said she was attacked and "played dead and waited until the blows stopped."<p>Ms Streep then …


David Cassidy Hospitalized in Critical Condition With Organ Failure

Former teen heartthrob and star of "The Partridge Family" announced earlier this year he is suffering from dementia<p>“Partridge Family” star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in critical condition and placed in a medically induced coma, as his organs are shutting down, his rep confirms.<p>According to …


‘Strictly Come Dancing’: Alexandra Burke And Debbie McGee Pour Cold Water On Feud Reports

'Mates since day one.'<p>‘Strictly Come Dancing’ stars Alexandra Burke and Debbie McGee have laughed off reports that they’re secretly feuding …

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The 2017 Golden Joystick Awards are starting today, here is where to watch at home

Every year, the UK games industry (with some folks from around the world) gets together to celebrate the best games of the past year at The Golden Joystick Awards. Running for over three decades now, it celebrates everything from the big-budget releases to smaller indie titles.<p>The event - plus a …


Ben Affleck Dodges Question About Rose McGowan’s Claim That Weinstein Raped Her

“I don’t really want to get into other people’s individual stories."<p>Ben Affleck completely avoided a direct question about Rose McGowan on Friday.<p>The …

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Children in Need raises record on-the-night total of £50.1m

<b>Children in Need raised a record-breaking £50.1m during Friday's show, which featured a Blue Peter Strictly Come Dancing special.</b><p>The five-hour programme also included a Weakest Link celebrity special, a singing EastEnders cast, and a teaser of the Doctor Who Christmas edition.<p>Tess Daly, Graham …

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BBC iPlayer - Movies With Ali Plumb - Emma Stone: Movies That Made Me

From freaking out at Bill Murray in Zombieland, to crying through La La Land, plus her latest film Battle of the Sexes, Emma Stone talks through the movies that built her career.