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Sir Rod Stewart on indyref, Celtic… and model trains

[ad_1] Sir Rod Stewart has said it would be "a shame" if Scotland became independent when asked about the UK's political situation.However, the singer said he would support Scotland leaving the union "if it was good" for the country.Speaking to BBC Scotland's The Nine programme, Sir Rod also said he believed Boris Johnson "will sort it out", when asked about Brexit.He said: "I'm somewhat of a traditionalist. It would be
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Worcester University student in meningitis warning after collapse

[ad_1] Image copyright Griffin family Image caption Matthew Griffin woke up four days after being admitted to hospital A student rushed to hospital after being found collapsed by his father has warned about the dangers of bacterial meningitis. Mathew Griffin, of Stourport-on-Severn, had assumed he had flu or food poisoning after feeling "shivery" and vomiting but became seriously ill. He woke up in hospital four days later and had missed
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Al Murray: ‘Nephew needs a transplant before Christmas’

[ad_1] Comedian Al Murray is urging people to sign up to a blood stem cell register run by the cancer charity DKMS. His nephew Finley, aged six, has a rare and aggressive form of childhood leukaemia.He is undergoing chemotherapy but his best chance of fighting the disease is a bone marrow transplant.Watch the Victoria Derbyshire programme on BBC Two and BBC News Channel, 10:00 to 11:00 GMT - and see
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Frozen 2: Sequel warms some film critics’ hearts, but others stay ice cool

[ad_1] Image copyright Disney Six years on from the original, Frozen 2 is almost here. Film critics have given their verdicts ahead of its cinema release on 22 November.Some had their icy hearts thawed by the sequel, but others remained cool about Anna and Elsa's latest adventure.On the one hand, The Telegraph's Robbie Collin said it's a "generous, charming" film that "hits all the right notes".On the other, Vanity Fair's
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Abusive ‘don’t block driveways’ note left on ambulance in Southend

[ad_1] Image copyright Facebook/Your Southend Image caption The East of England Ambulance the abusive message was left on ambulance parked in Southend Paramedics attending an emergency callout had an abusive note left on their ambulance telling them "you can't block people's driveways".The East of England Ambulance Service said the note was placed on a vehicle in Southend on Thursday night.The message said the crew should have "asked" before parking and
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Jean Fergusson: Last of the Summer Wine actress dies

[ad_1] Jean Fergusson, who played Marina in Last of the Summer Wine for 25 years, has died at the age of 74.Fergusson played the opinionated Marina in 216 episodes of the show from 1985. She also appeared several times in ITV soap Coronation Street, most recently playing the part of Dorothy Hoyle until 2011.She also had a theatre career and was nominated for an Olivier award in 1998 for playing
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Chile singer exposes breasts in protest at Latin Grammys

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mon Laferte revealed her chest while walking the red carpet at the Latin Grammy awards A Chilean singer has bared her breasts in a red carpet protest at the Latin Grammy awards in the US. Mon Laferte uncovered her chest emblazoned with the words "In Chile they torture, rape and kill" on Thursday. Chile has seen almost a month of protests that started
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Michael Sheen transforms into Chris Tarrant for Millionaire TV drama

[ad_1] Image copyright ITV/Matt Frost Actor Michael is seen as former Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? host Chris Tarrant in the first picture to be released from the forthcoming ITV drama about the show's coughing scandal.Sheen recreates the moment Tarrant posed for cameras as he was ushered into court by police to give evidence. Image copyright PA Media In 2003, the host told the court he was shocked to
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The pop star who walked across America

[ad_1] Image copyright Mike Posner Image caption The star walked nearly 3,000 miles in six months US singer Mike Posner is best known for the song I Took A Pill In Ibiza, which spent four weeks at number one in 2016.But after losing his father to cancer two years ago, the star gave up his old habits, disavowing drink and drugs, and embarking on a life-changing journey.On 15 April this
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Taylor Swift says AMA performance in doubt amid music feud

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Swift is being named Artist of the Decade at this month's AMAs Taylor Swift has said her performance at the upcoming American Music Awards (AMAs) is in doubt because she is being barred from performing her own songs.In a message to fans on social media, the singer said music managers Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta would not let her perform songs from her past