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Men’s Fashion Week: Jeenu Mahadevan calls out colourism

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeenu Mahadevan modelling for Givenchy as part of Paris Fashion Week London, Paris, Milan, New York... it has been a frantic January for model Jeenu Mahadevan, as he flies around the world for Men's Fashion Week."There's no such thing as downtime in Fashion Week, it's just chaos for three weeks straight," he tells the BBC.Since the 20-year old made his international debut in
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Windsor Davies: It Ain’t Half Hot Mum actor dies aged 88

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWindsor Davies will be remembered for his role as Battery Sergeant Major "Shut Up" Williams in It Ain't Half Hot MumActor and star of It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Windsor Davies, has died.Davies, 88, who was best known as the sergeant major in the TV series, died on Thursday, his family said. Born in Canning Town, London, he returned to his
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R Kelly and Sony-owned RCA record label end ties – US media

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption R Kelly has not commented on the reported split US singer R Kelly and the Sony-owned RCA record label have ended working relationship, US media report.Variety website quoted a source as saying no official announcement of the decision was planned.The reported split follows decades of sexual abuse allegations brought against the 52-year-old Grammy-winning artist, all of which he denies.The allegations were subject of
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June Whitfield: Absolutely Fabulous cast attend beloved co-star’s funeral

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Julia Sawalha, Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley after the service Dame June Whitfield's funeral has been held in West Sussex, with many of her friends and co-stars in attendance.Absolutely Fabulous actress Jennifer Saunders was among them, as was Joanna Lumley, who said the service was "touching beyond words".Julia Sawalha, who also acted with Dame June in the BBC comedy series, said it was "everything
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Wakefield, Grimsby, Plymouth win share of £20m culture fund

[ad_1] Image copyright The Art Fund Image caption The £35m Hepworth Wakefield is named after sculptor Barbara Hepworth who lived in the West Yorkshire city Wakefield, home to The Hepworth Wakefield gallery, is one of five areas in England that will benefit from a new £20 million Cultural Development Fund. Grimsby, Kent Thames Estuary, Plymouth and Worcester will also receive a share of the money to invest in culture.Wakefield, which
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UK film age rating rules get stricter for scenes of sexual violence

[ad_1] Image copyright Pathe Image caption Keira Knightley's film The Duchess would get a higher age rating under the new system Under-15s will no longer be able to go to see films that depict rape and other sexual violence under new rules set by Britain's film ratings body.The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) surveyed more than 10,000 people and found it to be among parents' main concerns.Any film showing
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Netflix’s Bird Box film contains footage of Lac-Megantic disaster

[ad_1] Image copyright Netflix Image caption Netflix used footage of the 2013 Lac-Megantic rail disaster Bird Box, a horror film starring Sandra Bullock. Streaming service Netflix has confirmed it used stock footage of a real-life rail disaster in the film Bird Box. Netflix will not be removing the brief clip from Canada's Lac-Megantic tragedy used early in the film to depict a fictional news story about an apocalyptic scenario. Over
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Stephen King persuades newspaper not to scrap its book reviews

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption King was born and still lives in the US state of Maine Author Stephen King - and his readers - have persuaded his local newspaper to reverse a decision to axe its book reviews.The Portland Press Herald, based in his home state of Maine, had decided to stop running reviews of local books.After King expressed dismay, the paper challenged him to get 100
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Kit Harington: ‘Ed Sheeran told me to live in Suffolk’

[ad_1] Image copyright Oliver Rosser Image caption Kit Harington found his new home thanks to advice from his musical friend Game of Thrones star Kit Harington has revealed he was helped to find his new home by his friend Ed Sheeran.The actor, who plays Jon Snow in the fantasy series, had searched "all over" before buying a house in Suffolk."It was Ed who said, 'Why don't you go and have
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Should Family Guy ‘phase out’ gay jokes?

[ad_1] Image copyright FOX Image caption Stewie has often been the butt of gay jokes on Family Guy Family Guy is known for its politically incorrect humour, but now the team behind the show are making some changes.Fans of the animated comedy series are used to its often distasteful humour. One character, Joe, is in a wheelchair, and the subject of many of the show's disabled jokes.Another, Quagmire, is used