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‘Accidental album’ up for major music prize

[ad_1] Image copyright Xtra Mile Recordings Image caption Most of the band members are still working day jobs while promoting their debut album "It's quite ridiculous," says Taylor Johnson. "Completely outrageous."The singer is reflecting on his band's nomination for album of the year in the Northern Ireland Music Prize, against the likes of Ash and Snow Patrol."We're probably the only band on the shortlist who have an album that was
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‘Too short’ Tom Cruise to be replaced for Jack Reacher reboot

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tom Cruise: Not to scale Action hero Jack Reacher is to get a reboot for the small screen with a new actor in the lead role after creator Lee Child admitted Tom Cruise, who played him in two films, is too short.In Child's books, Reacher is described as 6ft 5in tall with hands the size of dinner plates. Cruise is 5ft 7in."Cruise, for
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BTS: K-pop band’s management apologises for Nazi-inspired hat

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption BTS, speaking here at the UN, are the world's biggest K-pop band The management of K-pop stars BTS have apologised after a photo emerged of a band member wearing a hat with a badge resembling Nazi insignia.It comes immediately after a furore over a different band member wearing a T-shirt with a picture of an atomic bomb on it.Bit Hit Entertainment said both incidents
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Norfolk angler John Wilson dies at Thailand home

[ad_1] Image copyright Angling Times Image caption John Wilson was named the greatest angler by the Angling Times in 2004 A British fisherman once voted "the greatest angler of all time" has died at his home in Thailand.John Wilson, 75, originally from Norfolk, was appointed MBE for services to angling in 2009, writing about 20 books on the subject.He presented Anglia Television's Go Fishing from the 1980s to 2002 after
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Stan Lee: The man behind the mask

[ad_1] Stan Lee, creator of some of comics books' most enduring characters and the former president of Marvel Comics, has died aged 95.Lee created The Fantastic Four, Spiderman, The Incredible Hulk and X-Men among others.In its heyday, Marvel sold 50 million copies a year. Until he retired from editing in 1971, Lee wrote all the copy for Marvel's covers. He was also known for making a cameo in every Marvel
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Kim K dedicates award to firefighters in California

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Kim Kardashian-West has dedicated an award win to the emergency services dealing with wildfires and a mass shooting in California.Accepting the award for best reality TV series at the E! People's Choice Awards, she said: "We truly appreciate what you've done for all of us."She's one of several celebrities who have had to flee their homes as wildfires spread across the state.A gunman also killed
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Michelle Keegan vlogs about her cervical cancer screening

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption The actress said she would use excuses to avoid the test Michelle Keegan has urged women to go for smear tests in an Instagram post about her own test.The actress admitted she had been putting it off "for quite a long time", ignoring numerous letters."I was really apprehensive", she wrote, and would use the excuse of being "too busy", before adding: "Let's face it
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Billie Marten: Why nobody’s looking at the teenage star

[ad_1] Image copyright Katie Silvester Billie Marten doesn't seem to wear her cloak of youth lightly."I'm 19 years old - it's the worst thing about me," she says when asked her age.Expanding on this, she says: "I guess it's just the reaction when you say you haven't even hit your 20s yet."Most people's perceptions of you immediately change because they know you've not been on this planet very long. There's