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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth makes actress Angelina Jolie a Dame

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth made actress Angelina Jolie an honorary Dame at a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday in recognition of her campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones and for services to UK foreign … Continue reading

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth makes actress Angelina Jolie a Dame

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth made actress Angelina Jolie an honorary Dame at a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday in recognition of her campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones and for services to UK foreign … Continue reading

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Britain’s hard-working, soulful MacKay keeps films coming

LONDON (Reuters) – At 22, George MacKay may not turn heads when he walks into a coffee shop in his native London, but give him a few more years — and the release of a movie in which he co-stars … Continue reading

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Britain’s Prince William to become air ambulance helicopter pilot

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William, second-in-line to the throne, is to start work as an air ambulance helicopter pilot next year, his office said on Thursday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Ariana Grande tops Britain’s new look singles charts

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. singer-songwriter Ariana Grande topped Britain’s singles chart on Sunday with her track “Problem” featuring Iggy Azalea, becoming the first performer to head a new look chart based on Internet streaming as well as physical sales data. … Continue reading

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Britain’s Ed Sheeran charts at No.1, breaks 2014 album sales record

LONDON (Reuters) – Singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran entered the British charts at number one on Sunday after his new release “X” became the fastest-selling album of 2014, the Official Charts Company said. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Bruce Springsteen grabs top spot in Britain’s album chart

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. singer Bruce Springsteen snatched top spot in Britain’s album chart on Sunday for the 10th time with “High Hopes”, pushing British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon” into second place, the Official Charts Company said. Reuters: Entertainment News

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‘Gravity’ leads Britain’s BAFTA film nominations

LONDON (Reuters) – Space thriller “Gravity” won 11 BAFTA nominations on Wednesday, putting it just ahead of the pack at Britain’s top film honors, while “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” were in the running in 10 categories. Reuters: … Continue reading

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‘Gravity’ leads Britain’s BAFTA film nominations

LONDON (Reuters) – Space thriller “Gravity” won 11 BAFTA nominations on Wednesday, putting it just ahead of the pack at Britain’s top film honors, while “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” were in the running in 10 categories. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Britain’s taxman catches up with online bookmakers

By Keith Weir LONDON (Reuters) – Bookmakers are preparing for a tax avoidance crackdown on online gambling in Britain that will cost the industry 300 million pounds ($ 490 million) a year, putting a brake on the fastest growing part … Continue reading

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