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9 Oct 5:30pm Queen’s Birthday Honours: Poirot star David Suchet knighted after 50-year career
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<p>Actor is considered to have played the definitive interpretation of Agatha Christie’s moustachioed super-sleuth in the hit ITV drama</p>
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9 Oct 5:23pm Tiger King’s Doc Antle charged with wildlife trafficking and animal cruelty
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<p>Bhagavan ‘Doc’ Antle owns Myrtle Beach Safari in South Carolina</p>
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9 Oct 3:21pm The Stand: First trailer released for new miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s pandemic novel
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<p>New series stars Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgård, James Marsden, and more</p>
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9 Oct 12:37pm Mariah Carey says her young son was bullied by white supremacist person ‘he thought was a friend’
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<p>Singer discusses racism in new memoir ‘The Meaning of Mariah Carey’</p>
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9 Oct 11:23am Updated Saturday Night Live: Jack White replaces Morgan Wallen as musical guest after country star broke coronavirus rules
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<p>Wallen’s appearance was cancelled after he was filmed partying without social distancing</p>
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9 Oct 11:11am Now Hear This: Headie One, Little Mix, Jordan Adetunji and AC/DC, plus spotlight artist The Lathums
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<p>In her column, our music correspondent goes through the best new releases</p>
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9 Oct 11:04am Updated Wayne Knight reprises role of Seinfeld postman Newman for first time in anti-Trump advert
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<p>Actor played postal worker Newman on 1990s sitcom</p>
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9 Oct 10:57am Broadway closed: Shutdown extended to at least May 2021 due to coronavirus
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<p>Fans of Broadway will have to wait a little longer for shows to resume — until at least late May</p>
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9 Oct 10:50am Updated Broadway shutdown due to virus extended again until May 30
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Fans of Broadway will have to wait a little longer for shows to resume — until at least late May
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9 Oct 10:50am Broadway shutdown extended to at least May 2021 due to coronavirus
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<p>Fans of Broadway will have to wait a little longer for shows to resume — until at least late May</p>
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9 Oct 10:43am Stephen King, Neil Gaiman and Margaret Atwood among writers declaring support for trans and non-binary people in open letter
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<p>‘Non-binary people are non-binary, trans women are women, trans men are men, trans rights are human rights,’ letter declares</p>
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9 Oct 10:10am At book 78 and counting, Dean Koontz has no drought of ideas
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Dean Koontz is out with his 78th book called “Elsewhere,” about a father and his young daughter who get the ability to time hop to parallel universes
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9 Oct 9:58am Updated The Other Lamb: The eerie cult horror being compared to Midsommar
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<p>New horror film tells the story of an all-female religious cult</p>
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9 Oct 8:47am Updated Jessica Chastain defends Penelope Cruz’s role in new film amid ‘inappropriate casting’ row
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<p>Cruz portrays a Colombian spy in ‘The 355’, despite being Spanish</p>
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9 Oct 8:42am Christmas pantomime will go ahead at the London Palladium with socially distanced audience
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<p>Audiences will be able to socially distance thanks to a National Lottery initiative paying for empty seats</p>
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9 Oct 8:41am Updated Mary Ann Shadd Cary: The remarkable life of one of the first black female newspaper editors in the US
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<p>Doodle celebrates inspirational figure's 197th birthday</p>
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9 Oct 8:40am John Lennon turns 80: What the musician thought about a possible Beatles reunion
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<p>Musician didn’t want to be singing the band’s early love songs when he was 30</p>
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9 Oct 7:29am Updated Graham Linehan says he won’t work with Channel 4 again unless transphobic IT Crowd episode is reinstated
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<p>Episode first aired in 2008 and is unavailable to watch on Channel 4’s website</p>
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9 Oct 7:18am Game of Thrones: George RR Martin reveals differences between Hodor’s death on show and book
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<p>Hodor’s death was one of ‘Game of Thrones’s most heartbreaking moments</p>
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9 Oct 7:11am How a pet fish discovered a game-breaking glitch in Pokemon Sapphire
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<p>Siamese fighting fish also managed to beat two of the game’s bosses</p>
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9 Oct 6:35am Spotify reveals streams of mental health playlists have doubled in 2020
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<p>There’s been a 122 per cent rise in hours streamed of self-help podcasts</p>
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9 Oct 6:02am Hubie Halloween: Adam Sandler film rises to No 1 on Netflix, despite mixed reviews
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<p>Comedy currently holds a Rotten Tomatoes score of just 49 per cent</p>
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9 Oct 5:59am Updated Blake Jenner: Who is Glee actor accused of domestic abuse by ex-wife Melissa Benoist?
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<p>Actor recently opened up about 2019 abuse allegations from ex-wife Melissa Benoist</p>
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9 Oct 5:43am Britney Spears’s lawyers compare singer to a comatose patient during conservatorship hearing
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<p>Lawyers say Spears lacks the mental capacity to sign a declaration about her future career</p>
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9 Oct 5:02am Updated The West Wing: HBO Max unveils trailer for reunion special
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<p>Episode will air on 15 October</p>
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9 Oct 4:55am Changing Rooms reboot confirmed with Davina McCall and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
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<p>Hit home makeover programme ran for 10 seasons from 1996 to 2004&nbsp;</p>
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9 Oct 4:14am Spider Man 3: Benedict Cumberbatch to join franchise as Doctor Strange
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<p>Sorcerer is set to appear in a mentor capacity to Tom Holland’s Spider-Man</p>
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9 Oct 3:39am The Haunting of Bly Manor: Is Netflix horror show real and based on a true story?
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<p>Viewers with a nervous disposition will certainly be hoping not</p>
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9 Oct 3:34am U2’s Joshua Tree beats Michael Jackson and Prince to be named best album of 1980s
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<p>BBC Radio 2 poll includes just one woman in its top 20</p>
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9 Oct 3:32am Gloria Steinem: ‘The most dangerous time is after winning a victory’
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<p>Ann Hornaday talks to feminist icon Gloria Steinem about new biopic ‘The Glorias’, fighting for women’s rights over the last five decades and the hole left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg</p>
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9 Oct 3:13am Updated Sarah Silverman and Mark Ruffalo go nude in PSA about ‘naked ballot’ laws in the US
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<p>Chris Rock, Amy Schumer and Naomi Campbell also made an appearance in the short video</p>
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9 Oct 2:39am Updated Tory Lanez accused of ‘exploiting’ Megan Thee Stallion shooting to promote new album Daystar
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<p>Megan Thee Stallion was shot while leaving a house party in July</p>
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9 Oct 2:38am Megan Thee Stallion shooting: Tory Lanez charged with assaulting rapper with gun
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Los Angeles prosecutors have charged rapper Tory Lanez with shooting Megan Thee Stallion during an argument earlier this year
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9 Oct 2:11am UAE sheikhdom hopes Bear Grylls camp draws pandemic tourists
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The northernmost sheikhdom in the United Arab Emirates hopes a brand new adventure camp showcasing its wide-open spaces, fresh air and socially distanced mountain peaks can aid in reviving its tourist industry amid the coronavirus pandemic
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9 Oct 1:33am Trey Songz review, Back Home: Smooth operator sticks mostly to the R&B slow-jams
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<p>Given the album title, the 35-year-old seems remarkably preoccupied by his romantic relationships, and less interested in delving into his own past</p>
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9 Oct 1:30am Abel Ferrara: ‘It’s a miracle that I’m still alive’
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<p>A provocateur, poet and 10-years-sober genius, the ‘King of New York’ director is still standing. As he unveils his beguiling new film ‘Siberia’, he talks to Adam White about redemption, the vampirism of Trump and Giuliani, and why the Driller Killer should have appreciated the size of his apartment</p>
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8 Oct 7:00pm ‘The most dangerous time is after winning a victory’
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<p>Ann Hornaday talks to feminist legend Gloria Steinem about new biopic ‘The Glorias‘, fighting for women’s rights over the last five decades and the hole left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg</p>
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8 Oct 7:00pm ‘I’d rather be an anarchist than a professional’: Why the brilliant but troubled John Belushi continues to fascinate us
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<p>A new documentary reminds us what a huge comedy star he once was, says Geoffrey Macnab</p>
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