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Disco dudes and giant spoons: UK’s outdoor public sculptures are documented | Sculpture

Between two fields on the outskirts of a 1960s new town in Northumberland is a startling, track-stopping sculpture passed by on a regular basis by hardly anyone: it’s a giant 15ft spoon. Outside Dorset county hospital is a vizsla dog, always well behaved because it was made by Elisabeth Frink in bronze. On the Isle …

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EastEnders spoilers – Shirley makes discovery about shooting

EastEnders spoilers follow. Shirley Carter has made a shocking discovery about the shooting at Peggy’s club in EastEnders. Earlier this week, Sam Mitchell took a bullet to seemingly protect rival Kat Slater when two robbers came in to ransack the nightclub before its grand opening. However, it was later revealed that Sam had arranged the …

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Sugababes claim they were ‘sabotaged’ by music industry figures who didn’t want them to succeed

The Sugababes have claimed their career was ‘sabotaged’ by music industry people who did not have their best interests at heart. The band’s original line-up of Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy recently announced they are heading on their first UK headline tour in over two decades later this year. speaking to The Sunthe …

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Twenty-six seconds of fame: how Doctor Strange got upstaged by a swivel-eyed extra | movies

A lot of the criticism directed towards Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness pertains to that final word. Aside from a brief montage of Doctor Strange being quickly flung through a bunch of multiverses, the film just wasn’t mad enough for most people. Well, more fool us. A clip from the movie has just …

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Queen to receive £30m ‘bonus’ from public purse thanks to obscure rule barring a drop in royal income

queen will receive an inflation-defying “bonus” of nearly £30m from the public purse over the next two years thanks to an obscure rule which means her income to fund the Royal Family’s official duties cannot go down. The Sovereign Grant, which covers the cost of items from royal staff salaries to travel as well as …

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William and Kate’s Caribbean tour flights cost taxpayer over £226,000, accounts show | UKNews

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s flights for their controversial Caribbean tour cost the taxpayer more than £226,000, royal accounts have shown. In 2021-2022, the total travel bill for the monarchy’s official duties, funded by the taxpayer, came to £4.5 million. The accounts reveal the breakdown of spending by the Royal Family including tours and …

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William and Kate’s Caribbean tour flights cost taxpayer over £226,000, accounts show | UKNews

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s flights for their controversial Caribbean tour cost the taxpayer more than £226,000, royal accounts have shown. In 2021-2022, the total travel bill for the monarchy’s official duties, funded by the taxpayer, came to £4.5 million. The accounts reveal the breakdown of spending by the Royal Family including tours and …

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Palace will not publish review into handling of Meghan bullying claims | Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex

A Buckingham Palace investigation into the handling of bullying allegations made by staff against the Duchess of Sussex will not be published due to “confidentiality” obligations, a senior palace source has said. The independent review was announced in March 2021 to see what “lessons could be learned” after it was alleged Meghan had driven out …

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‘I’m the perfect person to show life at rock bottom’ – comic Jayde Adams becomes the life guru next door | podcast

JAyde Adams is flying the flag for that most maligned of female hobbies: gossiping. “It has been women’s power for so long,” says the standup, one eyebrow camply raised in what has become her comic signature. “We may physically have been at a disadvantage – but find a group of women and they’re not just …

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