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Kylie Minogue’s Three Outfit Changes, Medley And Energy Leads Brits Performances
Kylie Minogue has delivered a high-energy performance at the Brit Awards 2024 – living up to her nickname as the “Princess of Pop”. The Australian singer picked up the Brits global icon title at O2 Arena, before closing out the show with a medley of
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Why I'm Skipping Lisbon And Algarve For The Douro Valley This Summer
In the canon of travel literature Portugal has often been overlooked as a gastronomic and cultural behemoth in comparison to its neighbour Spain, unjustly so in my opinion. Of course, in the last decade Lisbon has become something of a mecca for hip
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Best Portable Monitors To Link Up To Your Laptop Anywhere
Laptops are great, but the fact they’re portable computers means there's a limit on how big their screens can become. This usually tops out at about 17 inches across the diagonal - any larger, and it defeats the whole ‘portable’ point. So if you find
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Brits Viewership Holds Steady As Raye Breaks Award Records
Three million viewers tuned in to watch Raye win the most prizes by an artist in a single year at the Brits. The London-born star made history at the O2 arena with her last prize for the album My 21st Century Blues. She also won the awards for artist
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Murals By Gazan Artists Recreated On Belfast Wall In Show Of Solidarity
A series of artworks by Gazan artists have been unveiled on one of Belfast’s most famous walls in a show of solidarity. The International Wall on Divis Street in the lower Falls area of west Belfast is a long stretch of murals reserved for highlighti
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Jeremy Hunt To Unveil Funding To Make UK ‘A World Leader’ In Manufacturing
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is to announce funding ahead of the Budget aimed at helping to make the UK “a world leader in manufacturing”. The package, said to be worth £360 million, is for research and development (R&D) and manufacturing projects across t
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What The Papers Say – March 3
The Budget and the prospect of tax cuts take the spotlight on the front pages of several Sunday newspapers. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will deliver his budget on Wednesday and several papers look at the chances – and impact – of tax cuts. The Sunday Time
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Mother Tells Of Fears Daughter Who Vanished From Yacht In 2021 Was Murdered
The mother of a 41-year-old woman who went missing from a yacht in the US Virgin Islands three years ago now believes her daughter was murdered. Sarm Heslop, from Southampton, Hampshire, went missing from the Siren Song, a catamaran owned and operate
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Queen Camilla 'To Take A Holiday' From Royal Duties After Covering For King Charles
Queen Camilla is reportedly set to take an overseas holiday from Monday after a busy period performing duties on behalf of the King. The 76-year-old has stepped in on 13 occasions for Charles III to perform jobs in addition to her own diary events si
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Two Women Charged After Pouring Porridge And Jam Over Bust At Glasgow Museum
Two members of a campaign group have been charged after they poured porridge and jam on a bust of Queen Victoria and sprayed painted the word c*** on the plinth at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Sorcha Ni Mhairtin, 30, and Hannah Taylo
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Jamie Laing On Getting A Job At BBC Radio 1: I’m Not Just A Posh Idiot
Jamie Laing has said being seen as “not just a posh idiot” is the reason he has been given a job on BBC Radio 1. The former Made In Chelsea star, who has turned into a podcaster, will replace Jordan North on the drivetime show from Monday. North, who
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Arsenal: Mikel Arteta Tips 'Powerful' Duo To Drive Engine Room After Seven Months Apart
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is excited by the prospect of playing Declan Rice alongside Thomas Partey to create a “very powerful midfield”. The pair played together in midfield against Manchester City in the Community Shield in August, which Arsenal
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Journey To Tackle Gender-based Violence Must Start In Schools – Yousaf
Scotland’s First Minister has said he hopes a new framework to help schools tackle gender-based violence will empower young people to be the “generation that eradicates misogyny”. The new Scottish Government framework has been developed in collaborat
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Man City Vs Manchester United: Prediction, Kick-off Time, TV, Live Stream, Team News, H2h Results, Odds Today
The 192nd Manchester derby takes place at the Etihad Stadium on another huge day in the Premier League title race. Manchester City will look to close back to within a point of leaders Liverpool after their last-gasp win at Nottingham Forest on Saturd
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Emma Caldwell’s Mother Calls For Criminal Investigation Into Handling Of Case
The mother of murdered Emma Caldwell has called for a criminal investigation into the handling of the case after it took almost 19 years to bring her daughter’s killer to justice. Iain Packer was jailed for life with a minimum term of 36 years on Wed
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Raye Hailed As ‘Music Legend’ For Beating Blur And Adele To Make Brits History
Supermodel Naomi Campbell is among the famous faces who have congratulated Raye on making Brit Awards history on Saturday. The London-born star took home six awards in the same year – two more gongs than previous record holders. The most number of Br
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Israel Changes Lyrics Of Controversial Eurovision Song To Avoid Being Disqualified
Israel has agreed to change the lyrics to a song submitted for the Eurovision Song Contest to avoid being disqualified. The country’s public broadcaster Kan said the singer Eden Golan will change the lyrics to the song October Rain which included lyr
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Detectives Arrest Woman, 30, On Suspicion Of Murder After Man Found Dead In Enfield
Detectives have arrested a woman on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in north London. The suspect, 30, remains in custody after she was detained on Sunday. The victim, 66, was found in a communal area of flats in Lockhart Road, Enfield,
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Government To Launch Crackdown On Hate Preachers Entering UK
The Government is planning to prevent hate preachers from entering the UK following the Prime Minister’s speech warning about a rise in extremism. According to reports, the new plans will see identified extremists added to visa warning lists and refu
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Marcus Rashford At A Crossroads In Career Ahead Of Manchester Derby
The beginning of the Sir Jim Ratcliffe era has prompted a period of introspection as Manchester United ponder which direction to go in next — and this feels a similarly apt time for Marcus Rashford to contemplate his own future. Rashford's career, it
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Houthi Rebels In Yemen Say They Will Continue Sinking British Ships
Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis vowed on Sunday to continue targeting British ships in the Gulf of Aden following the sinking of a UK-linked vessel. The US military confirmed on Saturday that the Rubymar had sunk after being struck by an anti-ship ballis
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Gary Neville Names What Arsenal And Liverpool Simply Must Do To Win Premier League Title
Arsenal and Liverpool cannot rely on other teams doing them favours if they want to beat Manchester City to the Premier League title, according to Gary Neville. Pep Guardiola’s defending champions bounced back from an early Marcus Rashford screamer t
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Viggo Mortensen Shows Support For Ukraine At Glasgow Festival Premiere
Viggo Mortensen had a message of support for Ukraine as he arrived in Glasgow for the UK premiere of his new Western film. The Lord Of The Rings star wore the Ukrainian trident symbol, the country’s coat of arms, on his shirt as he walked on to the r
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Volunteers And Sea-goers Praise ‘Vital’ RNLI As Charity Marks 200th Anniversary
Volunteers, fundraisers and those rescued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have spoken of its “vital” role in saving thousands of lives on our shores as the charity celebrates its 200th anniversary. A service of thanksgiving is being
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Donald Trump Moves Closer To Presidential Nomination With Victories In Michigan, Missouri And Idaho
Donald Trump took a step closer to securing the Republican nomination after winning party votes in Missouri, Michigan and Idaho. The 77-year-old won by big margins in the caucuses over his only remaining rival Nikki Haley, who is now under pressure t
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JLS Star Aston Merrygold Announces Birth Of Daughter And Reveals Her Name
JLS star Aston Merrygold has announced the birth of his daughter with wife Sarah Louise Merrygold. The couple already have two sons – Grayson Jax and Macaulay Shay – and have been together for more than a decade. In an Instagram post, the singer shar
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Jake Gyllenhaal: I Hope Patrick Swayze Would Have Enjoyed Road House Remake
Jake Gyllenhaal has reflected on working with Patrick Swayze as he stars in a remake of action thriller Road House. Dirty Dancing star Swayze played James Dalton, a New York City bouncer hired to protect a bar in Jasper, Missouri, in the original 198
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Arsenal XI Vs Sheffield United: Predicted Lineup, Confirmed Team News And Injury Latest
Oleksandr Zinchenko and Takehiro Tomiyasu both face late fitness tests ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Sheffield United on Monday - which could feature Thomas Partey. The defenders are each struggling with calf injuries and were unable for much of last
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Britain's Terror Threat 'Highest Since 9/11' As Gaza Conflict Used To Recruit Extremists, Spies Warn
Security officials have warned MPs that the war in Gaza has raised the threat of a terror attack on UK soil, according to reports. They revealed in a private meeting with politicians that spies had intercepted the volume of messages from potential t
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Bradley Walsh And Rylan Clark Tipped For Brit Awards 2025 Hosting Role, Survey Reveals
Fresh off the closing of another fantastic Brit Awards, music fans are already buzzing about who they'd like to see hosting the UK's biggest night in music in 2025. On Saturday night, viewers tuned in as Maya Jama, Clara Amfo, and Roman Kemp expertly
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