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Michael Medwin: Shoestring actor dies aged 96

Image caption Medwin’s screen career spanned seven decades British actor Michael Medwin has died in hospital in Bournemouth at the age of 96. Best known for playing radio station boss Don Satchley in TV’s Shoestring, he was a prolific supporting player who appeared in films with Michael Caine, Sean Connery and Albert Finney. Alongside Finney, […]

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Singer Duffy ‘drugged, raped and held captive’

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Duffy’s debut album Rockferry went seven times platinum Grammy award-winning singer Duffy has revealed she was drugged and raped after being held captive by an attacker. The 35-year-old Welsh star posted on her verified Instagram account that her “recovery took time”. The performer, who had a UK number one single […]

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Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape in watershed case

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHarvey Weinstein survivors described as ‘heroic’ Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of sexual assaults, including rape, capping a stunning downfall for the former Hollywood mogul and a victory for the #MeToo movement. Weinstein, 67, was convicted in New York City of third-degree rape and first-degree criminal […]