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Gary Lineker ‘volunteers to cut £1.75m BBC salary’ | Ents & Arts News

Gary Lineker is reportedly volunteering to cut his £1.75m salary after years of controversy over his high pay cheque. The Match Of The Day host is the BBC’s highest earner, according to figures published in July. The BBC has come under fire for its gender pay gap in recent years, with three women moving into …

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Woman dreams of swallowing engagement ring and wakes up to find she has | US News

A woman dreamt she had swallowed her engagement ring and when she woke up she realised she had. Jenna Evans was on a high-speed train when she had a dream in which some “bad guys” were getting on and the best way to protect the 2.4 carat diamond ring was to gulp it down. “I …

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Robert Downey Jr to return as Iron Man in new Black Widow movie | Ents & Arts News

By David Chipakupaku, news reporter Robert Downey Jr is set to don his metal suit once more and reprise the role of Iron Man in the new Black Widow movie. Downey was last seen in Avengers: Endgame, in which both Iron Man and Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow died stopping Thanos from destroying the universe. But …

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Clothes fit for an assassin: Prince William given Killing Eve pyjamas during BAFTA visit | UK News

Prince William was given clothes fit for an assassin after he was presented with pyjamas made for the spy thriller Killing Eve. The Duke of Cambridge was handed the nighttime attire after opening BAFTA’s new exhibition celebrating award-winning films, television programmes and games. The pyjamas, which are blue with comic-style sound effects written on them, …

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Christopher Eccleston: Former Doctor Who star reveals battle with anorexia | Ents & Arts News

Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston has revealed he was battling anorexia while filming the sci-fi series and has contemplated suicide in the past. The 55-year-old, who played The Doctor when the show was revived in 2005, described himself as a “lifelong body-hater” and said he was “very ill” during the making of the programme. …

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Banksy painting depicting MPs as chimps to go up for auction | UK News

By Lucia Binding, news reporter A Banksy painting that shows the House of Commons filled with chimpanzees is to go up for auction, where it is expected to fetch up to £2m. The artwork, named Devolved Parliament, was unveiled 10 years ago as part of the Bristol artist’s exhibition Banksy vs Bristol Museum. It features …

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Pokemon’s Ash finally becomes a master after 22 years | Ents & Arts News

By Chris Robertson, news reporter When Ash Ketchum first hit our screens in 1997 in the global hit Pokemon, he says in the theme song: “I wanna be, the very best, like no one ever was.” Now the star of the anime franchise that is responsible for films, video games and trading cards has finally …

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Sylvester Stallone talks about mental health, roles for men and tackling human traffickers | Ents & Arts News

Sylvester Stallone has told Sky News that mental health issues are on the rise because of a lack of opportunities to be physically challenged. He was talking ahead of the release of his new Rambo film, where he will take on human trafficking in Mexico, in the fifth instalment of the action franchise. The 73-year-old …

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Sir Rod Stewart reveals secret prostate cancer battle | UK News

By Alix Culbertson, news reporter Sir Rod Stewart has revealed he has secretly been fighting prostate cancer for three years. The singer said he was diagnosed in February 2016 during a routine check-up for the UK’s most common male cancer. He made the revelation to a shocked audience at a fundraising event for the Prostate …

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