JK Rowling to release previously unread fairy tale The Ickabog after more than 10 years | Ents & Arts News

JK Rowling has announced she is set to release a previously unseen fairy tale story online for children in lockdown. Revealing details of The Ickabog in a lengthy thread on Twitter, the author made it clear the story is nothing to do with her most famous creation, Harry Potter, but a stand-alone tale originally read to her own children at bedtime. Written More...

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By S.P. On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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Elon Musk and Grimes change baby X Æ A-12’s name due to Californian law | Ents & Arts News

Elon Musk and Grimes have added a classic twist to their son’s very modern name. The Canadian singer and billionaire entrepreneur welcomed their first child earlier this month, naming him X Æ A-12. However, More...

By S.P. On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Coronavirus: JK Rowling offers year’s pay to Civil Service’s ‘truth twisters’ tweeter | UK News

JK Rowling has offered to pay a year’s salary to the person responsible for a tweet from the Civil Service’s official account that appeared to accuse Boris Johnson of being an “arrogant, offensive More...

By S.P. On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Brian May suffered heart attack after ripping a muscle in his buttock | Ents & Arts News

Brian May says he was “very near death” after suffering a heart attack and undergoing emergency surgery. The Queen guitarist revealed the news on Instagram, telling his 2.4 million followers: “I More...

By S.P. On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Sir David Attenborough: Pandemic could make nations realise climate issue depends on co-operation | UK News

Sir David Attenborough says the coronavirus pandemic has “swept” climate change from the front pages – but warned the clock is still ticking to tackle the crisis. The broadcaster and naturalist, More...

By S.P. On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Woody Allen ‘unconcerned’ many have turned against him over sex abuse allegations | World News

Woody Allen has said he is “unconcerned” that some in the film industry have turned their backs on him over sexual abuse allegations made by his adopted daughter. The #MeToo movement shone a light More...

By S.P. On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Lana Del Rey denies racism after she is criticised for comments she made about Beyonce, Nicki Minaj and others | Ents & Arts News

Lana Del Rey has defended herself against allegations of racism after accusing a host of high-profile female singers of hypocrisy in the music industry. The 34-year-old faced a backlash after posting a statement More...

By S.P. On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Stormzy’s #Merky Books to launch ‘How To’ series on activism, writing and other topics | Ents & Arts News

Stormzy’s publishing imprint is set to release a new series of non-fiction books offering tips on topics from activism to writing. #Merky Books will publish a 12-part series of “short and practical More...

By S.P. On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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Hana Kimura: Pro wrestler and star of Netflix’s The Terrace dies aged 22 | World News

Japanese pro wrestler Hana Kimura, who starred in Netflix reality show The Terrace, has died at the age of 22. Stardom Wrestling, who Kimura was signed with, confirmed the news in a statement on Twitter. “Stardom More...

By S.P. On Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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The Wailers team up with Bob Marley’s family and Shaggy for new single | Ents & Arts News

The Wailers have collaborated with the late Bob Marley’s daughter and grandson, as well as Jamaican star Shaggy, for their latest single. The legendary band – who toured with Marley between 1972 More...