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    John Leslie goes on trial accused of sex assault

    Image caption John Leslie arriving at Edinburgh Sheriff Court The former television presenter John Leslie has gone on trial charged with sexually assaulting a woman during her hen night at an Edinburgh club.The woman told Edinburgh Sheriff Court she was dancing with Mr Leslie at the Attik club in Tollcross, ...
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    Geraldine McCaughrean ends 30-year Carnegie Medal wait

    Image copyright British Library Image caption McCaughrean won her second Carnegie Medal, while illustrator Sydney Smith secured the Kate Greenaway Medal Geraldine McCaughrean has won the CILIP Carnegie Medal for the second time, 30 years after winning for Pack of Lies.The British author's latest winner, Where the World Ends, follows ...
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    Bedroom cover versions make it onto YouTube’s music streaming app

    Image copyright Alessia Cara / YouTube Image caption Grammy-winning pop star Alessia Cara got her start by posting covers to YouTube Big releases by Dua Lipa and Drake will mingle with amateur covers on YouTube's new music streaming app.YouTube Music, which launches today in the UK, is seen as Google's ...
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    Sinitta claims she is victim of six sexual assaults

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sinitta is best known for her '80s hits So Macho and Toy Boy 1980s pop star Sinitta has claimed she has been sexually assaulted by six men in the music industry, among them "a big star" who allegedly groped her.She has also claimed she ...
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    U.K. Entrepreneur Launches $4 Million ARC LDN Fund

    British entrepreneur Aamar Aslam has launched ARC LDN, a new fund for producers, sales companies and distributors. It will provide £3 Million ($4 million) of funding in its first year. The new fund will provide cash-flow for projects and support them through post-production and their international launch. Working with another ...
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    Dutch PinkPop festival: One dead in hit-and-run

    Image copyright EPA Image caption The collision occurred in the early hours near one of the festival camping sites A vehicle hit four people after a Dutch music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one and injuring three before driving away, police say.Hours later police said they had ...
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    Question Time: David Dimbleby to step down after 25 years

    David Dimbleby, who has hosted Question Time since 1994, has said he is going to leave the programme at the end of the year.He's said that he plans to return to his first love of reporting, after he hosts his final show in December.Here are some memorable moments from his ...
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    Question Time: David Dimbleby to step down after 25 years

    David Dimbleby, who has hosted Question Time since 1994, has said he is going to leave the programme at the end of the year.He's said that he plans to return to his first love of reporting, after he hosts his final show in December.Here are some memorable moments from his ...
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    Shanghai Festival: Chinese Film Studios Rethink Growth Strategy as Challenges Loom

    Five movie studios and one Internet giant lined up on stage Sunday in Shanghai, seemingly seeking to develop a sense of urgency that goads the film industry to bigger and better things. But whether they were all on the same side was moot. “Consolidation is on its way,” said Ren ...
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    Spencer Tunick: Melbourne Woolworths to allow nude photo shoot

    Image copyright SPENCER TUNICK Image caption On 9th July, this Melbourne car park will be full of naked people Australian supermarket chain Woolworths says US artist Spencer Tunick can use a car park on top of one of its Melbourne stores for a mass naked photo shoot, reversing an earlier ...
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