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Gaza man 'tricked' into Banksy sale

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:56
A Palestinian man says he was tricked into selling a work by the graffiti artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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VIDEO: Singer Joni Mitchell in LA hospital

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:16
Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is undergoing tests in hospital after being found unconscious at home, but said to be awake and in good spirits.
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Joni Mitchell: Seven essential songs

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 13:01
The tracks that define Joni Mitchell's career
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Collection of Vettriano works sold

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:16
A private collection of 12 works by the Scottish artist Jack Vettriano raises a total of £837,900 at an auction in Edinburgh.
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Daily Show star defends Trevor Noah

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 09:37
One of the stars of The Daily Show speaks out in defence of Trevor Noah, its newly appointed host, amid controversy over old remarks he posted on Twitter.
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Wahlberg to make Boston bombing film

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 08:55
Mark Wahlberg is to co-produce and potentially star in a film about the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon and the city-wide manhunt that followed.
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Sarah Harding joins Coronation Street

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 08:34
Former Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding is to appear in four episodes of Coronation Street later this year.
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Joni Mitchell in 'intensive care'

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 08:14
Singer songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital after being found unconscious at her home.
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VIDEO: Chic's Rodgers on death and cancer

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 07:23
Musician Nile Rodgers on the loss of his best friend Bernard Edwards and his own recovery from cancer
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VIDEO: Palestinian 'tricked' over Banksy art

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 05:15
A Palestinian man says he was 'tricked' into selling a mural by the artist, Banksy, that is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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'On the catwalk in my wheelchair'

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 04:48
Meet the model who's taking to the catwalk in her wheelchair
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'LGBT community has long way to go'

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 04:25
Conchita Wurst says the moment people stop talking about sexual orientation will be when there is equality in the LGBT community.
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Fans rally after Trevor Noah backlash

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:37
Trevor Noah fans rally after backlash
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VIDEO: Bandleader Last bows out

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 22:06
Bandleader and composer James last talks to David Sillito as he performs his last shows in Britain before his retirement
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Clarkson live tour set to go ahead

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 17:09
Jeremy Clarkson is to appear on planned live dates with his former Top Gear co-stars Richard Hammond and James May, BBC Worldwide announces.
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Richard III opera to open in London

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 16:48
A Swedish rock opera about King Richard III will get its world premiere in London this October.
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Zayn Malik solo song taken down

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 16:47
A solo track from Zayn Malik minus the rest of One Direction is taken down less than a day after it was posted online.
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Dutch royals to return Nazi art

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 16:39
The Dutch royal family says it will return a painting believed to have been confiscated from Jewish owners during World War Two.
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ENO up for classical music award

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 16:09
The English National Opera is up for a Royal Philharmonic Society award, while there are double nominations for the Oxford Lieder Festival, the Royal Opera House and the Arditti Quartet.
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VIDEO: Virginia Woolf's final letter

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:46
Virginia Woolf's final letter final letter was found by her husband Leonard on the day she disappeared.
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