Ukraine invasion: Russia axed from Eurovision as they would ‘bring competition into disrepute’ | World News

Russia has been kicked out of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest after organisers said its participation would “bring the competition into disrepute”. Eurovision had previously said the country would be allowed to take part but faced strong criticism from state broadcasters in countries including Iceland, Finland, Norway and the More...

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By S.P. On Friday, February 25th, 2022
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Sally Kellerman: Actress who played Margaret ‘Hot Lips’ Houlihan in 1970s film M*A*S*H* dies aged 84 | Ents & Arts News

Actress Sally Kellerman, who was best known for her role of Margaret ‘Hot Lips’ Houlihan in the film M*A*S*H* has died aged 84, her manager has confirmed. Kellerman, who had been suffering from dementia, More...

By S.P. On Friday, February 25th, 2022
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Backstage Podcast: Peter Dinklage, Jim Broadbent and the end of two beloved shows | Ents & Arts News

Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week with Claire Gregory, Stevie Wong, and Katie Spencer: Lucky Fan Favourite tweeters will get flown out to the Oscars but Stevie says it might More...

By S.P. On Thursday, February 24th, 2022
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Eurovision Song Contest: Russia will be allowed to compete despite deepening Ukraine crisis | World News

Russia will be allowed to compete in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest despite Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Organisers said on Thursday that they are currently planning to welcome artists More...

By S.P. On Thursday, February 24th, 2022
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Husband of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins ‘so angry’ Alec Baldwin did ‘not accept responsibility’ | Ents & Arts News

The husband of Halyna Hutchins – the cinematographer killed on the movie set of Rust – says he feels “anger” towards Alec Baldwin, blaming the Hollywood star and numerous safety failings More...

By S.P. On Thursday, February 24th, 2022
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The Crown jewels stolen in overnight raid | Ents & Arts News

Valuable props used in the filming of the Netflix series The Crown have been stolen, the company has confirmed. The items, worth up to £150,000, were taken during an overnight raid on the TV company’s More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
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Anna Karen: On The Buses and EastEnders actress dies in east London house fire | Ents & Arts News

EastEnders and On The Buses star Anna Karen has died in a house fire in east London. Firefighters were called to Windsor Road, Ilford, shortly after 10.30pm on Tuesday night. A statement from the London Fire More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
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Marilyn Manson: Trailer released for Evan Rachel Wood’s Phoenix Rising documentary on abuse allegations | Ents & Arts News

Evan Rachel Wood is due to speak out in a new documentary about the alleged abuse she suffered during her relationship with Marilyn Manson. “I’m here today to talk about Brian Warner, also known More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
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Mark Lanegan dead: Singer of Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age member dies aged 57 | Ents & Arts News

Mark Lanegan, singer of rock band Screaming Trees and a member of Queens of the Stone Age, has died aged 57. The musician, who was also a member of The Gutter Twins, died at his home in Killarney, Ireland. A More...

By S.P. On Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022
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Gary Brooker: Procol Harum pay tribute to frontman who has died aged 76 | Ents & Arts News

Gary Brooker, the frontman of British rock band Procol Harum, has died at the age of 76. In a statement, the group said the singer, pianist and composer had been having cancer treatment before dying peacefully More...