The history of art … according to Steve Martin | Culture

The history of art … according to Steve Martin | Culture

Steve Martin, the comedian and film star, is using the force of his colourful personality this autumn to champion a vivid but little-known art movement founded by two young American artists who met in Paris in the early years of the 20th century. Martin, 74, a fan of modern art, has joined forces with BBC […]

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Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood banned from using ‘Fab-u-lous’ catchphrase

Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood banned from using ‘Fab-u-lous’ catchphrase

Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood has been banned from using his ‘Fab-u-lous’ catchphrase for any of his personal ventures outside the show. The judge is planning on launching his own range of wines from his Hampshire vineyards, but revealed he won’t be allowed to use any of his famous catchphrases for the products. […]

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The Tories find themselves on the wrong side of the climate strike - Jason Beattie

The Tories find themselves on the wrong side of the climate strike – Jason Beattie

Today hundreds of thousands of people  will take to the streets for the first national climate strike . The only mystery is why such an event has not taken place before. The climate crisis is not just more important than Brexit it is the most important issue. It is worth repeating some of the headline […]

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World's first Vagina museum to open in UK with myth-busting exhibition

World’s first Vagina museum to open in UK with myth-busting exhibition

The world’s first vagina museum will open in the UK with a myth-busting exhibition. The first museum of its kind will open in Camden Market, London, on November 16 following a successful £50,000 crowdfunding campaign. Its founders say the goal is to create an educational shrine to vaginas, vulvas and the broader gynaecological anatomy. Disco […]

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Michelle Keegan reveals long-distance marriage to Mark Wright was 'really tough'

Michelle Keegan reveals long-distance marriage to Mark Wright was ‘really tough’

Michelle Keegan has opened up about her marriage to Mark Wright and has admitted they’ve been through a “tough” time. The 32-year-old former Coronation Street actress also revealed they have no plans to have children. After marrying in 2015, Michelle and Mark have found themselves apart for long spells as their work schedules meant they […]

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Appearing on John Humphrys final Today show on Radio 4 today, Lord Hall said the BBC will not reverse its decision as

Tony Hall says the BBC will not reverse plan to scrap free TV licences for over-75s

BBC director general Tony Hall has said the BBC will not be reversing the plan to scrap free TV licences for the over-75s.  In June this year, the corporation announced plans for TV licences to be means tested with only those who receive Pension Credit eligible from June 1, 2020.  Households without someone who receives […]

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David Cameron sparked 'displeasure' at Palace by revealing Queen conversation

David Cameron sparked ‘displeasure’ at Palace by revealing Queen conversation

David Cameron sparked an ‘amount of displeasure’ at Buckingham Palace by revealing private conversations with the Queen, it has been reported. The ex-PM revealed last night he had asked whether the monarch could support his campaign against Scottish independence. Mr Cameron made contact with Buckingham Palace officials in 2014, suggesting the monarch could “raise an […]

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Queen asked to 'raise an eyebrow' by David Cameron to win Scottish referendum

Queen asked to ‘raise an eyebrow’ by David Cameron to win Scottish referendum

David Cameron asked the Queen to “raise an eyebrow” over Scottish independence which he felt could swing the voting in the referendum. The former Prime Minister has revealed that he sought help from royal officials before the 2014 vote in “panic” that he could lose. He told the BBC it was not “anything that would […]

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David Cameron meets the Queen at Balmoral where she made a coded but significant intervention in the 2014 Scottish independence referendum

How David Cameron encouraged the Queen to ‘raise an eyebrow’ over Scottish independence

David Cameron has admitted for the first time that he encouraged the Queen to intervene on the eve of the Scottish referendum. The former prime minister told a BBC documentary he suggested the monarch could ‘raise an eyebrow’ during the campaign. Soon after his intervention, the Queen told a well-wisher near Balmoral that she hoped […]

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BBC 'ignoring its audience' over iPlayer app removal | Media

BBC ‘ignoring its audience’ over iPlayer app removal | Media

The BBC has been accused of “ignoring its audience” over the decision to turn off its iPlayer radio app and replace it with the BBC Sounds app, which only works on newer operating systems. The broadcaster launched the app – intended as a digital home for all its audio content – last November in an […]

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