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Rita Ora: 'I was obsessed with online comments'

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Rita Ora says women are often bullied online for the way they look and she too has felt the effects.

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Dutchman's 'pure shock' after winning Cardigan bookshop

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Paul Morris and his wife Leila decided to give the shop away following a tragedy in the family.

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Coronation Street wins big at Inside Soap Awards

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The ITV show won best soap and seven other prizes including best actor and best exit.

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From Blockbusters to Blind Date: 8 cult TV show comebacks

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Including Blockbusters, The Crystal Maze, Streetmate and The Generation Game.

Geoffrey Rush emotional at 'groping' story trial

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Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush is suing an Australian newspaper over stories it ran about him.

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Kanye West gives $73k to Chicago mayor candidate Amara Enyia

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The rapper gives money to Amara Enyia, who has also been recently backed by Chance the Rapper.

12

John Lewis pulls the plug on DVD players

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Slump in sales sparks move by department store chain, which will continue to sell Blu-ray players.

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Fashion chain founder Gilberto Benetton dies

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Gilberto Benetton is credited with masterminding the firm's expansion into a multi-billion euro giant.

10

What's different about this painting?

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A painting created by artificial intelligence will be auctioned by Christie's this week.

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WWE's Roman Reigns gives up title due to leukaemia

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Roman Reigns gives up the Universal Championship but declares he will be "coming back home".

06

Bohemian Rhapsody: How Rami Malek became Freddie Mercury

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The actor explains the lengths he went to to avoid his portrayal of the Queen star becoming a crude impersonation.

04

Former Newsnight editor: 'Stop obsessing about gender'

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John Morrison says a lot has changed since he edited the flagship BBC news programme from 1987-1990.

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Amy Schumer uses Meghan pic to announce pregnancy

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The comedian announced the news via a friend's Instagram story, and a photoshopped picture.

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The 99-year-old transgender artist

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Louise Jennings was 26 years old when she fought in World War Two as Robert Jennings.

Halloween: Jamie Lee Curtis reboot breaks US box office record

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The slasher is the biggest debut ever for a film with a female lead over 55 years old.

Lil Wayne necklace helps art student pay university fees

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The art student was "freaking out" when she was asked to make the rapper a birthday present.

Why Doctor Who's Rosa Parks got people talking

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Sunday's episode of Doctor Who saw Jodie Whittaker meeting civil right activist, Rosa Parks.

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Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston back on stage after cancer operation

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Jay Aston has had life-saving surgery to treat her mouth cancer.

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Netflix denies changing posters based on viewers' race

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The site responds to claims it's "misleading" users with the choices of promotional shots it offers.

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5 things about Red Dead Redemption 2

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The hotly anticipated video game is released this week.

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Swedish House Mafia are back with new music and a show

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The legendary DJs announce they will perform brand new music during live gigs starting in May next year.

Radio 1 Teen Awards: Gemma Collins makes a dramatic entrance

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After THAT fall last year, it's only right the reality TV star made a big appearance at this year's event.

Willy Wonka actress Diana Sowle dies, aged 88

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The actress was best known for her role as the mother of Charlie in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.

Simon Mayo and Jo Whiley leave Radio 2 Drivetime

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Simon Mayo is leaving Radio 2 altogether after a huge listener backlash to the new Drivetime show.

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Pete Davidson speaks out for first time on Ariana split

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The comedian was performing at a benefit gig when he made jokes about his split from the singer.

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Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff join Top Gear

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Paddy McGuinness and Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff are announced as new hosts of the driving show.

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Chris Hemsworth picks up US hitchhiker in Australia

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Musician Scott Hildebrand got a helicopter lift in Australia with the superhero film star.

04

Star duo bring Laurel and Hardy to a new generation

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Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly play the comedy duo in Stan & Ollie.

03

Will the next K-pop star be from the Bronx?

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A training centre in New York City is teaching hopefuls on how to break into K-pop.

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Meet the artist whose brain makes him paint all night

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Wayne Sheppard had never painted until he had a seizure two years ago. Now he can't stop.