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No-spoiler review: Star Wars has changed forever

A long time ago, I gave up on Star Wars. Grew tired of bad acting and vague catchphrases. "What this franchise needs is a rebel," I thought. Now it has found one.

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Netflix accused of spying after 'creepy' tweet

Sky News / Technology

Video-streaming service Netflix has been accused of spying on its users after tweeting a "creepy" joke regarding their viewing habits.

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Tearful Kimmel appears with son after surgery

US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel had tears in his eyes as he held his baby son in front of the cameras and made a passionate plea over children's healthcare.

Monday, Dec 11

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Blackburn on Cheggers and his 'drink problems'

Sky News / US News

Radio DJ Tony Blackburn has paid tribute to his great friend, TV presenter Keith Chegwin, who has died aged 60, and says he will miss his childish sense of humour.

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Celebrities rally around bullied schoolboy

Sky News / US News

Celebrities including Chris Evans, Snoop Dogg and Mark Hamill have offered support to a young boy being bullied at school.

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Spacey replacement nominated for Golden Globe

Christopher Plummer has been nominated for a Golden Globe after re-shooting a role played originally by Kevin Spacey.

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TV presenter Keith Chegwin dies aged 60

TV presenter Keith 'Cheggers' Chegwin has died aged 60 after a "long battle" with a progressive lung condition.

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Is The Last Jedi as good as we hope?

In the UK, critics are getting ready for the first screenings of the new Star Wars film. Meanwhile, in a galaxy far far away...

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Gay romance wins big at British indie awards

A gay romance set in rural England has taken the top prize at this year's British Independent Film Awards.

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Josh Homme apologises for kicking photographer

Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has apologised after a female photographer claimed she spent the night in hospital after he kicked her camera into her face during a gig.

Sunday, Dec 10

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John Boyega almost missed Star Wars premiere

Celebrities and a host of Stormtroopers marched the red carpet as Star Wars fans cheered in the world premiere of the popular series' latest instalment.

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'World's biggest sleepout' to help the homeless

More than 8,000 are sleeping rough overnight in sub-zero conditions to raise money to tackle homelessness.

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Singer Chris Rea 'stable' after collapsing

Driving Home For Christmas singer Chris Rea is in a "stable condition" after he collapsed on stage while performing in Oxford on Saturday.

Saturday, Dec 9

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Rolls-Royce pulls rapper video over seatbelt

"It ain't safe" was the message from the president of the AA who quoted a Skepta lyric in response to a video by Rolls-Royce showing the grime artist appearing not to wear a seatbelt.

Friday, Dec 8

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Jurassic World will 'bring back the fear'

To announce the first trailer for the Jurassic World sequel, director J A Bayona spoke to Sky News about "bringing back the fear".

Thursday, Dec 7

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Wedding singer? Sheeran available for Royal big day

His number one hit Thinking Out Loud is said to be one of the most popular first dance wedding songs of recent years.

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JK Rowling defends Johnny Depp role

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has hit back at critics over her decision to keep Johnny Depp in the role of Grindelwald for the Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them sequel.

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Ex-Tory MP 'joins Celebrity Big Brother line-up'

A Tory MP ousted at the general election in June has been named in the line-up for Celebrity Big Brother 2018.

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Hollywood stars emailed code of conduct by Oscars

Members of the Oscars Academy are being emailed their first code of conduct following a spate of Hollywood sex scandals.

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Nile Rodgers reveals he has had cancer surgery

Chic co-founder Nile Rodgers has revealed he has undergone surgery to remove a cancerous growth on his kidney.

Wednesday, Dec 6

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Lawrence 'afraid' of sexy scenes after photo hack

Jennifer Lawrence has told how she has been "afraid" of doing anything "sexy" on screen since having her nude photos hacked in 2014.

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Sorry, Donald - you didn't win Person of the Year

People who sparked the #MeToo movement by speaking out over sexual harassment have been honoured as Time magazine's Person of the Year.

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Katy Perry wins millions in battle with nuns

Singer Katy Perry has won a multi-million dollar payout after a jury ruled a developer acted with malice in blocking the sale of a convent.

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TV blockbuster halts production amid California wildfires

The production of two blockbuster TV shows has been halted by wildfires in California.

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'Hip hop masterpiece' Hamilton comes to London

It’s been described as a hip hop masterpiece, a show that’s transformed musical theatre, and now the first London audience will get to see if Hamilton lives up to its hype.

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French rock star Johnny Hallyday dies aged 74

Sky News

France's most famous rock star - Johnny Hallyday - has died aged 74 after a battle with lung cancer.

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Turner Prize winner revealed: Who was your pick?

Lubaina Himid has made history, becoming the oldest winner of the Turner Prize at the age of 63.

Tuesday, Dec 5

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Make it so! Tarantino 'plans Star Trek film'

"Highly illogical" as it may sound, it has been reported that Quentin Tarantino is gearing up to take on Star Trek.

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And the most streamed artists of 2017 are...

Spotify has released its most streamed list of 2017 - the year when streaming officially became the biggest indicator of success.

Hoffman and Oliver spar over harassment claim

Dustin Hoffman has got into a war of words with John Oliver over a sexual harassment allegation made against the actor.