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Piers Morgan Taunts Hugh Grant And Steve Coogan Over Election ...

The Good Morning Britain presenter said the pair believed their "Hollywood star power could defy democracy". Continue reading on HuffPost UK.

Hugh Grant shocker: Star reveals he's FRIENDS with people who ...

HUGH GRANT has revealed he is friends with some of the people who hacked into his phone in a chat with Graham Norton. Continue reading on

Judi Dench

Judi Dench husband: Why British legend will NEVER marry again ...

JUDI DENCH will be back on our screens on Friday night for the BBC's Graham Norton Show. So what has the acting legend said about getting married again? Continue reading on

Judi Dench reveals she thinks her Cats co-star Idris Elba 'might ...

Judi Dench, 85, was asked if her Cats co-star Idris Elba could become the seventh James Bond during an appearance on The Graham Norton Show, which will ... Continue reading on Daily Mail.

Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis exudes elegance as she joins John Legend at Global ...

The singer, 34, looked sensational in a plunging black velvet dress which flaunted her incredible toned figure as she joined John Legend at the event. Continue reading on Daily Mail.

John Legend Suits Up & Joins Connie Britton, Leona Lewis & More ...

John Legend looks sharp in his teal jacket next to Connie Britton and Leona Lewis at the 2019 Global Citizen Prize held at Royal Albert Hall on Friday night ... Continue reading on Just Jared.

Mélanie Laurent

'6 Underground' Star Melanie Laurent Reveals Move She Stole ...

Mélanie Laurent is recalling her time on '6 Underground,' 'Inglourious Basterds' and auditioning for 'Skyfall.' Continue reading on Hollywood Reporter.

Emma Barton

Strictly's Emma Barton had to tape up bum after rehearsal injury

Strictly Come Dancing has had its fair share of injuries this year – and Emma Barton has admitted she had to dance through a painful injury in her bum to fight ... Continue reading on Metro.

Emmerdale legend Sheila Mercier who played Annie Sugden dies ...

STRICTLY'S Emma Barton has revealed her panic over a shock bum injury that left her 'strapped up' in rehearsals. The EastEnders actress has made it all the ... Continue reading on The Sun.

Jurgen Klopp

'I want to leave this club in a good place': Jürgen Klopp extends ...

Jürgen Klopp has said he agreed a new contract with Liverpool until 2024 to help the club attract their main transfer targets and to create a lasting legacy at ... Continue reading on The Guardian.

Jurgen Klopp signs new Liverpool deal until 2024

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp signs a new deal with the club that will run until 2024. Continue reading on BBC Sport.

Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey: Gruelling training regime actor used for ...

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY, 50, is an American actor and producer. Over the years, he has transformed his body for different acting roles. What diet and ... Continue reading on

Matthew McConaughey hygiene shock - star hasn't worn deodorant ...

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY will appear on Graham Norton tonight to discuss his next project. Did you know he doesn't wear deodorant? Continue reading on


Tech Tent: Was it a Facebook election?

On this week's podcast, Rory explores whether Facebook played a role in the Conservatives' win. Continue reading on BBC News (blog).

How computers wrote BBC election result stories

The BBC carried out its biggest test of machine-generated journalism to cover the general election. Continue reading on BBC News.

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Caroline Flack

TV presenter Caroline Flack arrested and charged with assault

Host of Love Island to appear in court in London after reports of a man being attacked. Continue reading on The Guardian.

TV presenter Caroline Flack charged with assault

TV presenter Caroline Flack was charged with assault after an incident at her Islington home. Continue reading on BBC News.

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Jo Swinson

Jo Swinson quits as Lib Dem leader after losing her own seat

Jo Swinson has stepped down as Liberal Democrat leader with immediate effect after losing her seat on a grim election night that left her party with 11 MPs. Continue reading on The Guardian.

'Devastated' Jo Swinson apologises to Lib Dems for election failure

Jo Swinson has apologised to the Liberal Democrats for a dismal election in which she lost her seat and the party slipped to 11 MPs, but said she did not regret ... Continue reading on The Guardian.

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Microsoft names its new games console Xbox Series X

The machine previously known as Project Scarlett will be four times as powerful as Xbox One X with a range of next-gen features. Continue reading on The Guardian.

Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft's Xbox Series X ...

Here's what you need to know about Microsoft's new Xbox Series X, revealed at The Game Awards last night, from games to specifications and more. Price is still ... Continue reading on Forbes.

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Democratic Unionist Party

DUP and Sinn Féin under pressure to restore power sharing

Pressure is growing on the Democratic Unionist party and Sinn Féin to swiftly restore power sharing after voters punished both parties for political dysfunction in ... Continue reading on The Guardian.

DUP suffers losses as SDLP and Alliance make gains

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) suffered a bruising night of general election results, losing two MPs including its Westminster leader. Nigel Dodds lost his ... Continue reading on BBC News.

Anna Soubry

Anna Soubry 'felt she had to stand' in 2019 General Election

Former Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry hopes the result of the 2019 General Election will lead to a 'realignment of British politics'. Ms Soubry, who lost her seat to ... Continue reading on Nottinghamshire Live.

Former TV presenter Anna Soubry fails to retain seat she had held ...

The former Tory minister - now leader of the Independent Group for Change - gained just 4668 votes compared to 26602 won by Conservative candidate Darren ... Continue reading on Birmingham Live.

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6 Underground

6 Underground review – Michael Bay's high-octane caper is a blast

Ryan Reynolds leads a shadowy team of mercenaries on a mission to topple a super-bad tyrant in this loud, frenetic and goofy thriller. Continue reading on The Guardian.

6 Underground is Michael Bay's worst film yet – and that's saying ...

6 Underground review: It's not clever or original to slate Michael Bay's films, but the crushingly bad 6 Underground leaves no other choice. Continue reading on British GQ.

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How computers wrote BBC election result stories

The BBC carried out its biggest test of machine-generated journalism to cover the general election. Continue reading on BBC News.

Machine learning wrote the BBC's UK election results articles ...

The method of employing machine learning — specifically Natural Language Processing (NLP) — in online journalism is becoming more common. Continue reading on TechHQ.

Chuka Umunna

General election: Chuka Umunna defeated by Tory after defecting ...

The former Labour defector Chuka Umunna has failed in his attempt to win the Cities of London and Westminster seat for the Liberal Democrats. Mr Umunna ... Continue reading on The Independent.

Chuka Umunna LOSES seat but will stay with Liberal Democrats

The former Labour MP and Change UK founder came second behind Conservative Nickie Aiken in the battle for the Cities of London and Westminster ... Continue reading on Daily Mail.

Dennis Skinner

Beast of Bolsover Dennis Skinner's best heckles

The Beast of Bolsover Dennis Skinner has lost his seat to the Conservatives in one of the most devastating defeats his party has ever seen. After serving as ... Continue reading on Metro.

Angry protesters clash with cops in ugly scenes near Downing Street ...

IT was a night of big exits, huge swings and record breaking results after Britain went to the polls. In the first December general election since 1923 lifelong ... Continue reading on The Sun.

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Christmas Jumper Day 2019: What is it and is it for charity?

Ugly Christmas jumpers are about to take over as December finally arrives. Continue reading on Portsmouth News.

Keir Starmer

General Election 2019: Keir Starmer says Labour Party needs to ...

Sir Keir Starmer has strolled to victory in Holborn and St Pancras, warning the party needs to. Continue reading on Hampstead Highgate Express.

Holborn and St Pancras: Sir Keir Starmer storms to victory but says ...

KEIR Starmer said the poor and homeless had not got the change they needed as Labour lost the general election to the Conservatives this morning (Friday). Continue reading on Camden New Journal newspapers website.

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FTSE 250 rockets to record high after General Election

The FTSE 250 index The index gained over 1,000 points to 21,910 today, reaching record highs. It surged as much as 5.2% on the news that the Conservatives ... Continue reading on Metro.

These 2 FTSE 100 utilities soar as Labour loses. Should you buy ...

These two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks are riding high today, but the future could still be sticky, says Harvey Jones. Continue reading on Yahoo Finance UK.