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Morning with Wills, evening with Her Maj - Sir Rod Stewart completes his day with the Royals

The singer met the Queen at an art awards ceremony.
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Competing with a presidential inauguration, multi-city marches and big-budget Hollywood productions, M. Night Shyamalan’s creepy psychological thriller “Split” pulled off a surprising victory its
Karen Gillan has slammed critics of the outfit she wore in a promotional picture from the Jumanji reboot.
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Runners-up, each of whom receive $1,000, included Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith in fiction        
In his first statement as White House press secretary, Sean Spicer conveyed the top priority of his boss, America’s first reality-TV star/executive producer president. For Donald J. Trump, it was
MANILA, Philippines ­— Candidates of the 65th Miss Universe pageant might have explored the beaches of Boracay and Cebu, modeled the best designer gowns in V
Kings of Leon has postponed Monday's United Center show to March because one of its members is ill, a representative for the United Center announced Sunday. The band is scheduled to play March 8. Tick
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The symbolic meaning of the string quartet, the most perfect ensemble, is that of harmony raised high. Four string players, like of instrument family and mind, performing daily for years and often
It’s 1814, and Tom Hardy encounters trouble in London.
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(Reuters) - Pop singer Madonna, who said in a profanity-laced speech at Saturday's Women's March in Washington, D.C., that she had thought about "blowing up the White House," said on Sunday that she w
They strive to avoid the nerds, sex bombs, tomboys or ugly villains that proliferate now        
This weekend will go down in history books as one of solidarity, sisterhood and mass resistance.  Around the world, on seven different continents, people marched in solidarity with American wome
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Tom Cruise and Ryan Reynolds are on a rumoured shortlist to play superhero Green Lantern in a new film.
The Seattle Chamber Music Society Winter Festival, continuing through Jan. 29, offers stellar playing and interesting programming. It also feels like you’ve heard some marvelous music put together by
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Fans and stars braved freezing Scottish weather to flock to the premiere of T2 Trainspotting on Sunday, the sequel to the era-defining story of Edinburgh drug addicts Renton, Spu
The catch phrase now, with host Arnold Schwarzenegger, is: “You’re terminated.”
Ken Loach was a winner at the Critics’ Circle Film Awards.
Nicola McLean apologised to Speidi – but it didn’t get her anywhere.
Isabelle Huppert was a winner for the film Things To Come.
Spencer and wife Heidi Montag voted for Nicola to have immunity until the live final in the latest nominations twist. But Speidi were left hurt when their pal Nicola chose Coleen Nolan to have her
The singer said her remarks were "taken wildly out of context."
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Actress Chante Adams had just graduated from Carnegie Mellon University when she got a call from a casting agent who wanted her to audition to be the lead in the Roxanne Shante
Is there trouble in paradise for Jamie and Bianca?
Arts Correspondent— The African modern and contemporary art market is increasingly attracting the attention of buyers, both local and international, while identifying several structural and macr
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The returning episode of Call The Midwife saw a young mum, pregnant with her second child, seek help from the midwives after a shocking turn of events.  Trudy was left terrified of her husband
Tawanda Marwizi Arts Correspondent It’s a drizzly evening at Westlea shops when pint-sized Andy Muridzo takes to the stage playing his mbira with absolute finesse. The 24-year-old musician exudes conf
Beaven Tapureta Own Correspondent Some stakeholders in the writing industry have expressed hope that this year will be better than last year. Others have already launched projects for 2017, thus unvei
Tawanda Marwizi Arts Correspondent In the past, art was associated with “the poor” with most parents discouraging their children from the discipline. Some artists would nurture their talent and develo
There was much speculation in regards to media personality, Bonang Matheba’s new book, and finally all the speculation can be laid to rest as she speaks to DRUM about her book for the first time and l
Céline Dion will perform an “all new original song” for the upcoming “Beauty and the Beast” movie. The 48-year-old singer famously sang a version of the “Beauty and the Beast” theme song for the sound

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