TV Rain: Latvia shuts down Russian broadcaster over Ukraine war coverage

Image source, ReutersImage caption, TV Rain has been told by Latvia's media regulator it must stop broadcasting on 8 DecemberBy Kathryn ArmstrongBBC NewsRussia's last independent television channel, TV Rain, has been shut down in Latvia after less than five months on air. The channel, which is known as Dozhd in Russian, has been accused of

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Matt Lucas ends run as Great British Bake Off host

Image source, Love ProductionsImage caption, Matt Lucas (far right) was a Bake Off presenter across three seriesMatt Lucas has said "farewell" to the Great British Bake Off tent, as the comedian confirmed he was stepping down as a presenter of the show.The 48-year-old said his three-series stint had been a "delicious experience" but the time

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Avatar: The Way of Water world premiere takes place in London

Image source, ReutersImage caption, Kate Winslet, who first worked with director James Cameron on Titanic, appears in Avatar: The Way of WaterBy Lizo MzimbaEntertainment correspondentAvatar: The Way of Water, the sequel to the highest-grossing movie of all time, has held its world premiere in London.Its much-delayed launch comes 13 years after the original sci-fi film

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Emmy-winning actress Kirstie Alley dies of cancer at 71

Actress Kirstie Alley, best known for her role in the comedy series Cheers in the 1980s and 90s, has died of cancer at 71.Alley won an Emmy award and a Golden Globe for her role as a pub manager and waitress on the popular TV series.She also starred in films such as Look Who's Talking

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Pupils shocked to hear they would sing to the King

Video has captured the moment a school choir was told it would be performing in front of King Charles III.The monarch was due to travel on a new London Luton Airport shuttle as part of his first engagements in Bedfordshire as King.Students from Cardinal Newman Catholic School in Luton already knew they would be singing

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Chase & Status: People will always find a way to dance

Image source, Radio 1Image caption, Saul Milton (Chase) and Will Kennard (Status)By Megan Lawton and Bonnie McLarenNewsbeat reportersChase & Status say passion for dance will keep the scene alive even if nightlife venues continue to close."The community will carry on even if the powers that be try and take away the venues," says Chase.Data from

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Kirstie Alley: Emmy-winning Cheers actress dies of cancer at 71

Media caption, Watch: Emmy-winning actress Kirstie Alley dies of cancer at 71By Max Matza & Paul GlynnBBC NewsActress Kirstie Alley, best known for featuring in the comedy Cheers in the 1980s and 90s, has died of cancer at 71, according to a family statement. Alley won an Emmy award and a Golden Globe for her

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Louis Theroux's Jiggle Jiggle was one of TikTok's top songs of 2022

Image source, Sony MusicImage caption, Riding in his Fiat: Louis Theroux and Amelia Dimoldenberg in the video for Jiggle JiggleBy Mark SavageBBC Music CorrespondentLouis Theroux's viral rap track Jiggle Jiggle has been named one of the most-played songs of the year on TikTok.The TV presenter became an unlikely rap sensation after a verse he'd written

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Harry and Meghan's Netflix trailers criticised over 'misleading' clips

Image source, NetflixImage caption, Netflix has so far released two trailers promoting the Harry & Meghan docuseriesBy Steven McIntoshEntertainment reporterTwo trailers for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's new Netflix docuseries have been criticised for allegedly using footage and photos in misleading ways.The trailers show archive clips and pictures as Prince Harry and Meghan talk

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The Lathums to go back to pubs for album shows

Image source, The LathumsIndie stars The Lathums have said they are "buzzing" to return to their pub gig beginnings for an "eyebrow-raising" new album launch.The Wigan band will play intimate shows in Glasgow, Middlesbrough, Hull, London and their hometown in February.The band said like many acts, their first show was in a pub, so it

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