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Amazon has fired the starting gun on Black Friday, the U.S. tradition that has become a near-fortnight long £10bn shopping extravaganza in the UK. Amazon has kicked off seven days of Black Friday deals on Friday through November 23. The offer ends on Friday 27 November unless stated. "We focus on making shopping as easy and enjoyable for the customer as possible so we hope customers will enjoy the new AR View feature in the app, which uses augmented reality technology to allow shoppers ...
  • Diddy's ex-lover and mother of his children found dead

    Diddy's ex-lover and mother of his children found dead

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    Porter leaves behind twin girls, Jessie James and D'Lila; and a son, Christian Combs - all fathered by Diddy . Kim Porter , who was mother to three of Diddy's children, has died aged 47. As adults, they were free to date other people , when they weren't "together", between the years 1994-2017. Drake also shared a photo of Porter while she was at his concert tour.
  • Hockney painting breaks auction record for living artist

    Hockney painting breaks auction record for living artist

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    Although the 81-year-old has lost his hearing, he continues to paint and experiment with digital art. The Hockney painting is not the only one making news this week. The painting, whose buyer was not immediately revealed, had been long held by a private collector. Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures ) shows a man in a swimming pool and another man in a red blazer standing by the pool and looking down.
  • CMA Awards begin with moment of silence

    CMA Awards begin with moment of silence

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    Elsewhere at the CMAs, Stapleton cleaned house, winning four awards including male vocalist, song and single of the year. A teary Keith Urban accepts the entertainer of the year trophy. Thank you country music family.It's all about family around here". "Let the music unite us with love in their enduring memory". Kacey Musgraves, who will perform later in the show, was the only woman nominated for album of the year and won the prize for " Golden Hour ".
  • Sean 'Diddy' Combs' ex, Kim Porter, found dead at home

    Sean 'Diddy' Combs' ex, Kim Porter, found dead at home

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    A 911 call obtained by the publication revealed emergency services were informed about a patient in cardiac arrest. " Diddy also helped raise Kim's son Quincy from a previous relationship with singer/producer Al B. She was allegedly found at her Los Angeles-area home on Thursday (November 15), TMZ is reporting. We have three children together so that's just not an option.
  • Elton John's epic John Lewis Christmas advert fee revealed

    Elton John's epic John Lewis Christmas advert fee revealed

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    John Lewis has finally shared its full 2018 Christmas advert after speculation arose that it would star Elton John . Rumours around the festive campaign are rife, with Radio X presenter Chris Moyles last week creating a spoof ad featuring the John song Rocket Man .
  • Adorable new photos of the Royal Family have been released!

    Adorable new photos of the Royal Family have been released!

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    He also added in the episode his admiration for his famous aunt, who he says is more like a sister to him, and hopes being a member of the Royal Family won't change her. "For too many families, phones and social media shattered the sanctity and protection of the home". From honoring Remembrance Day with a series of services and events, to celebrating Prince Charles' 70th birthday , the royals have been non-stop.
  • John Lewis changes Oxford Street storefront to just 'John'

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    A third continued: "It's ridiculous, if celebrities want to do an advert to promote an upcoming tour, they should not be taking a fee, and they really can't call it a Christmas advert ". This year department store rival Debenhams was criticised for releasing a Christmas advert similar to John Lewis's 2017 offering. He said: "I think Elton has enjoyed the process of making this tremendously".
  • Bollywood stars Padukone, Singh Wednesday in Italy

    Bollywood stars Padukone, Singh Wednesday in Italy

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    Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are busy with their wedding festivities in Italy's Lake Como while their fans are waiting for the first glimpse of the newlyweds with bated breath. Ranveer and Deepika's first wedding reception will take place at Bengaluru on November 21, whereas the other two will be held at Grand Hyatt in Mumbai on November 28 and December 1 respectively.
  • Pedro Pascal May Star In Disney's Star Wars Series, The Mandalorian

    Pedro Pascal May Star In Disney's Star Wars Series, The Mandalorian

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    Pascal had previously been rumored to be attached to The Mandalorian , but this is the first official confirmation. Jon Favreau penned the series, which is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. Karen Gilchrist is serving as co-executive producer. Carano is the MMA star turned actress who starred in Steven Soderberghs Haywire and appeared in Fast & Furious 6 and Deadpool .
  • Does Victoria Beckham Wannabe at Spice Girls show? Absolutely

    Does Victoria Beckham Wannabe at Spice Girls show? Absolutely

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    Beckham then explained how her advocacy for female empowerment has been a throughline during her entire career. "Do you know what's actually quite amusing, I saw Victoria recently and obviously we've all been in contact, she's very much part of the Spice Girls , she really supports us and we really support her", she told the host.
  • New Royal Family photos released to mark Prince Charles' 70th birthday

    New Royal Family photos released to mark Prince Charles' 70th birthday

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    The photos were taken by photographer Chris Jackson in the garden of Clarence House , and feature Prince Charles , the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex , the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their three children. The royals coordinated in shades of blue, white and navy, with the Duchess of Cambridge wearing a polka dot Alessandra Rich midi dress (the same design that actress Abigail Spencer wore to Meghan and Harry's May wedding).
  • Game of Thrones Season 8 will premiere in April next year

    Game of Thrones Season 8 will premiere in April next year

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    It's a given though that M-Net will broadcast Game of Thrones episodes likely at the same time at 03:00 in the mornings as they are screened in America and Express from the U.S. The popular HBO series will be back for season eight in April 2019 . The author provided showrunners David Benioff D.B. Weiss plot details from his upcoming books The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring , in order for them to complete the TV series.
  • Noel Edmonds to join I’m A Celebrity line-up

    Noel Edmonds to join I’m A Celebrity line-up

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    I'm A Celebrity 2018 line-up: Who Is Going Into The Jungle This Series? "The weirdest thing for me is going in as myself", said the 30-year-old, who is in a relationship. The sporting legend, who's going Down Under alongside EastEnders' Rita Simons, Nick Knowles and John Barrowman , is being paid a £500,000 for going in, making him the highest paid contestant in the show's 18-year history.
  • Victims Sue PG&E Over Northern California Wildfire

    Victims Sue PG&E Over Northern California Wildfire

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    Meanwhile, the Woolsey Fire in the southern part of the state remains 35 percent contained but has left 200,000 people under evacuation orders. GENERAL DONATIONS: Donations to fire victims can be also made through the Red Cross and the California Fire Foundation .