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Stand-up comedian and Simpsons star Jackie Mason dies aged 93

Stand-up comedian Jackie Mason - who went from rabbi to Broadway star - has died at the age of 93.He died at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, New York, his friend and lawyer Raoul Felder confirmed to Sky's US partner NBC News. He was having trouble breathing and had been at the hospital for two weeks before he died in his sleep. Image: Mason's stand up comedy was often deemed […]

today25/07/2021

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The rumours were true – Bennifer is back on! J Lo confirms she’s back with Ben Affleck

It turns out the rumours were true - Jennifer Lopez has finally confirmed that she's back with her old boyfriend Ben Affleck by posting a picture of them on Instagram.Burying the snap at the end of a birthday photoshoot, the 52-year-old has excited fans of early noughties nostalgia as she is seen kissing Affleck on holiday in St Tropez. The couple - famously known by the portmanteau Bennifer - were […]

today25/07/2021

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R Kelly facing new allegation that he had sexual contact with under-age boy he met at McDonald’s

R Kelly is facing additional accusations in his sex trafficking case, including one that he had sexual contact with an underage boy that he met in a McDonald's.In a court filing on Friday, federal prosecutors in the US revealed the latest raft of allegations (but not charges) against the rapper in his ongoing case. Kelly is charged with running what prosecutors have said is a criminal enterprise of bodyguards, managers […]

today25/07/2021

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Pink sheep, live music and vaccines – festival season is back

With 40,000 people packing into Henham Park in Suffolk this weekend, Latitude festival is welcoming the largest crowds since most restrictions were lifted in England.It is part of the government test scheme so everyone here has had to provide evidence of either a negative lateral flow test or double vaccination in order to gain entry. And while the event's famous pink sheep or the sheer amount of glittery outfits might […]

today23/07/2021

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How the government’s COVID curtain-raiser triggered a week of chaos for the arts

The lifting of restrictions in England was repeatedly hailed as "Freedom Day" by those inside the government - and in the live performance industry.For the first time for the best part of 18 months, English theatres, gig venues and clubs could pack people into their rooms with no legal requirement for them to wear masks or socially distance. But the chaos set in almost immediately - with a day of […]

today23/07/2021

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Digitally ‘de-aged’ Paul McCartney has years knocked off appearance in new video

Sir Paul McCartney has been given the de-aging treatment in the video for his new track Find My Way.The Beatles icon, 79, has had decades dropped from his appearance in the clip, in which he dances down a hotel corridor. The video to Macca's new single featuring Beck has been co-produced by Hyperreal Digital, which creates "hyper-realistic" digital avatars - similar to the technology used to make deep-fakes. Subscribe to […]

today23/07/2021

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‘It’s how we survive’: Wolf Alice on playing live and their hopes for getting back on stage

Virtual Glastonbury, a new album, and a slot at England's first full festival in nearly two years - it's been a busy few weeks for Wolf Alice. Before heading to Suffolk to play Latitude Festival in front of 40,000 fans, the band of the moment spoke to Sky News and reflected on the recent months and the impact of the pandemic on their lives. "It's been very difficult not playing […]

today23/07/2021

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Kanye West premieres new album in Atlanta – including Jay-Z surprise feature

Kanye West premiered his 10th studio album at a sold-out listening party in Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday, with a surprise feature from Jay-Z. West hosted a launch party at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Atlanta for Donda - an album named after his late mother. It is a follow-up to his 2019 gospel album Jesus is King, which won Best Contemporary Christian Music Album at the Grammy's earlier this year. […]

today23/07/2021

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‘People were desperate to enjoy themselves again’: Latitude Festival returns and 40,000 fans are ready

Thousands of people have arrived at the Latitude Festival in Suffolk, excited to be at one of the first major events since the easing of England's coronavirus restrictions.The four-day music event, which is taking place at the Henham Park estate, is part of the government's Events Research Programme. This meant fans had to show they had been vaccinated twice or had tested negative for the virus.Social distancing rules were axed […]

today23/07/2021

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‘The government’s doing a terrible job’: Ghetts addresses confusion over gig restrictions

Rapper Ghetts has told Sky News the handling of the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions for the music industry "doesn't make sense" and that the government is doing "a terrible job".The grime star spoke about returning to live music on the red carpet at the Mercury Prize nominations launch as he was named one of 12 musicians and songwriters to be shortlisted for this year's award. Ghetts is in the running […]

today22/07/2021