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The Eurovision song contest 2011: What to expect

Get ready for crazy outfits, camp songs and sobs of “we were robbed”. Add in a drinking game or two for whenever you hear England getting “nil points” and you’ve pretty much set the tone for tomorrow’s Eurovision song contest. We still miss Terry Wogan, who was famed for his sarcy little comments when certain [&h...More

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‘Taggart’ has been axed by ITV bosses after 28 years on air

‘Taggart’ has been axed by ITV bosses after 28 years on air. The police show – which is the UK’s longest running crime drama – has been cancelled after 110 episodes because viewing figures decreased from 14 million in its heyday to 3.8 million during the last series. A message on the programme’s website yesterday...More

The Silence join Doctor Who Experience

The Silence join Doctor Who Experience

The Silence have become the latest addition to the Doctor Who Experience. The Time Lord’s deadly enemies, who were introduced to the BBC One sci-fi show earlier this series, are set to join the interactive exhibition at London’s Olympia 2 venue today. The Silence – who use their psychic powers to control humans – will [&hell...More

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Jedward get through to Eurovision song contest: We look at the ten most memorable acts

It was head in hands time last night as Jedward wormed their way into the Eurovision Song Contest final. The Grimes Twins who shot to fame in the 2009 series of ‘The X Factor’ – have reached the final of the annual singing event, which will take place at the Düsseldorf Arena in Germany tomorrow, […]...More

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Skateboarding dog Bodhi to star in Britain’s Got Talent

Whatever next? Last week we had a guy who made artwork out of marmite on toast, the week before it was a guy who used his pants to paint pictures. This weekend it’s a skateboarding dog. And who said that Britain’s talent pool is drying up? Lakeland Terrier Bodhi – who landed his owner Jonathan […]...More

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Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh (Hayley Cropper) says Betty Driver is ‘doing well’

Just a few hours after Corrie star Betty Driver was rushed to hospital suffering from pneumonia co-star Julie Hesmondhalgh (who plays Hayley Cropper) announced on her Twitter feed that Betty’s condition is improving. She tweeted: ‘Betty is, according to my sources, doing well. I’m sure she’s feeling the love!’ 90-year ...More

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‘Coronation Street’ actress Betty Driver rushed to hospital.

‘Coronation Street’ actress Betty Driver has been rushed to hospital. The 90-year-old veteran star – who plays hotpot-loving Betty Williams in the ITV1 soap – was admitted earlier in the week, and is believed to be suffering from pneumonia. An insider told The Sun newspaper: “Obviously we are all worried because Betty ...More

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Apprentice’s Alex Britez Cabral slams ‘manipulative’ Jim Eastwood

Apprentice’ reject Alex Britez Cabral has slammed fellow candidate Jim Eastwood as “manipulative”. The 28-year-old estate agent manager – who last night (11.05.11) became the second contestant to be fired by Lord Alan Sugar – blamed his elimination from the BBC One reality series on the Irish sales and marketing expert...More

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Channel 4 are planning a ‘Big Fat Gypsy’ Christmas special

Channel 4 are planning a ‘Big Fat Gypsy’ Christmas special. The show – which follows the lives of the travelling community – was a huge hit when it was aired earlier this year and now bosses want a festive version, which focuses on how gypsies prepare for Christmas. Newlyweds Sam Norton and Patrick Sky Lee […]...More

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Channel 4 to launch British Family Guy

Channel 4 is to launch a British version of ‘Family Guy’. The “edgy” cartoon – entitled ‘Happy Families’ – will be made by the same people behind ‘The Simpsons Movie’ and will follow the lives of a typical suburban family living in the UK. ‘Happy Families’ will also feature cam...More

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Coronation Street’s Betty Driver rushed to hospital with pneumonia

One of the longest-serving and elderly Corrie stars, Betty Driver has been rushed to hospital with suspected pneumonia. Betty, 90, plays Rovers barmaid Betty Williams (famous for her legendary hotpots) and has starred in the soap since 1969. She is only a week away from her 91st birthday. She was hospitalised with a chest infection […]...More

Those lovable Jedward boys are representing Ireland in Eurovision. Let's hope they are in tune.

Don’t miss! Eurovision Song Contest 2011 semi-finals, starring Jedward!

Settle down for a bit of kitsch entertainment as Sara Cox and Scott Mills present the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest from the Esprit Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany. Former X-Factor hopefuls Jedward will be flying the flag for Ireland, while 1998 winner Dana International will once again represent Israel – but they could [&hell...More

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Spoiler Alert! EastEnders’ Ronnie Branning and Kat Moon are to have a furious showdown.

EastEnders’ Ronnie Branning and Kat Moon are to have a furious showdown. Ronnie – who has been behind bars after swapping her dead baby James with Kat’s tot Tommy on New Year’s Eve (31.12.10) – returns to Albert Square as Tommy’s christening bash is in full swing. However, as soon as an enraged Kat (Jessie [&hell...More

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Edward Hunter “isn’t intimidated” by Lord Alan Sugar

“isn’t intimidated” by Lord Alan Sugar. The 25-year-old accountant – who became the first candidate to be booted off the BBC One show last night (10.05.11) – thinks the multi-millionaire businessman has made a big mistake by firing him because he would have made Lord Sugar “millions”. He exclusively told BA...More

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TOWIE stars laugh at Made in Chelsea

The Only Way Is Essex’ star Billie Faiers “couldn’t stop laughing” when she watched ‘Made In Chelsea’. The blonde beauty was looking forward to watching the E4 reality show as it has been dubbed a “posh” version of ‘TOWIE’ and when she tuned in, she couldn’t believe what she was seei...More

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Doctor Who’ boss Steven Moffat “hates” fans who spoil plots

‘Doctor Who’ boss Steven Moffat “hates” fans who spoil plots. The chief writer of the BBC One sci-fi drama – which stars Matt Smith as the titular Time Lord – vented his anger at viewers who reveal secret plotlines, after one fan attended a press launch and then wrote storyline details on the internet before [&he...More

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Gallery: Hugh Laurie predicts the end of House

Oh dear, it seems there’s going to be many broken hearts if House’s Hugh Laurie is telling the truth. According to the actor, there’s bad news ahead with predictions that the show could be over at the end of season eight. The star who has won  many awards for his role as the pain killer […]...More

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Katie Price ordered ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ dancers Girls Roc off a stage because boyfriend Leandro Penna was admiring them.

Katie Price ordered ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ dancers Girls Roc off a stage because boyfriend Leandro Penna was admiring them. The glamour model and the Argentinean hunk – who have been dating since meeting at a post-Oscars party in February – were at London nightclub Merah where the raunchy dance group were performing th...More

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David Hasselhoff is set to star in a new crime drama

David Hasselhoff is set to star in a new crime drama. The ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judge – who shot to fame in the 80s playing Michael Knight in ‘Knight Rider’ – is working with ITV on a new programme based on classic US series ‘The Equalizer’, which featured the late Edward Woodward. He said: ...More

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TOWIE: Mark Wright found it “impossible” to move on from ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ co-star Lauren Goodger

Mark Wright found it “impossible” to move on from ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ co-star Lauren Goodger. The 24-year-old hunk – who dated the beauty on and off for 10 years before finally popping the question earlier this year – insisted despite his playboy demeanour, he isn’t a bad guy and was just trying to [&he...More