Heartbeat actor Bill Maynard's funeral held

The funeral has taken place of Heartbeat actor Bill Maynard, who had a career spanning eight decades. Fans were amongst family and friends at South Leicestershire Crematorium in Countesthorpe to remember “Mr Showbiz”, who died aged 89 on 30 March. Mr Maynard’s family said he died in hospital shortly after breaking his hip in a fall More...

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By SLPundit On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Why singer Lucy Dacus makes her fans cry

Here’s some friendly advice: If you go to see Lucy Dacus in concert, take a tissue. “It seems like people are getting a good cry out of these shows,” tweeted the singer-songwriter earlier this More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Allison Mack, Smallville actress, charged over Nxivm sex trafficking

Allison Mack, a US actress known for the TV show Smallville, has appeared in court on charges of aiding a sex trafficking operation disguised as a mentoring group. Keith Raniere, the leader of the so-called self-help More...

By SLPundit On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Avicii: The superstar DJ behind some of the decade's biggest hits

The death of Swedish DJ Avicii, whose supreme knack for uplifting, melodic pop-house hits made him one of the world’s biggest dance producers, has left fans and fellow musicians in deep shock. He was just More...

By SLPundit On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Coachella: Beyonce's black pride symbolism explained

Beyonce finally headlined Coachella on Saturday – a year after delaying her appearance due to pregnancy. And she’s returning this weekend for the festival’s reprise. The first, career-spanning More...

By SLPundit On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Swedish DJ Avicii dies at 28

Swedish DJ Avicii, who has collaborated with the likes of Madonna and Coldplay, has died in Oman at the age of 28. His representative said in a statement: “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the More...

By SLPundit On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer moment

ON MONDAY Kendrick Lamar, a 30-year-old rapper from Compton, Los Angeles, won the Pulitzer prize for music. It was an extraordinary moment, and not just because it’s the first time the prize has been awarded More...

By SLPundit On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Rachel Weisz announces pregnancy at 48

Rachel Weisz has announced that she is expecting a baby with her husband Daniel Craig. The 48-year-old actress has an 11-year-old son, whilst Bond star Craig, 50, has a 25-year-old daughter. In an interview with More...

By SLPundit On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Listen to Prince's Nothing Compares 2 U demo

Prince’s estate has released the star’s original 1984 recording of Nothing Compares 2 U, ahead of the second anniversary of his death. One of Prince’s loneliest songs, it was initially given More...

By SLPundit On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Mel Giedroyc: From The Generation Game to Shakespeare's Beatrice

A small theatre in Kingston may not be somewhere you’d expect to see one of the UK’s most recognisable TV personalities. But starring in a new production of Much Ado About Nothing is just one of the More...