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Dave Grohl invites blind fan on stage with Foo Fighters

He's renowned for being the nicest man in rock and roll, and Dave Grohl is certainly living up to his title at the minute.
In his latest act of loveliness, the Foo Fighters frontman invited a young blind boy and his family on stage with the band at a gig in Minnesota.
Grohl dedicated The Sky Is A Neighborhood, from the band's last album Concrete And Gold, to the boy.
Consequence Of Sound reported that the boy's name is Owen and posted details of a message from his mother, Stacey, who commented on the US music site's Facebook page.
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“Owen is in fact blind, he also has Autism, Crohn's Disease and developmental disabilities,” the post said. “Owen loves concerts so much. He was definitely not tired, he likes to be held up front at most shows and we take turns holdiyhim (sic) up so he can dance.
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Chris Hemsworth picks up hitchhiker – in his helicopter

Most hitchhikers will have more than a few interesting tales to share about their adventures.
But Scott Hildebrand can probably top them all.
Image: Chris Hemsworth is best known for playing Thor After arriving in Brisbane from Mexico, the musician managed to bum a ride with Australian actor Chris Hemsworth and his friend Luke Zocchi – and then found himself travelling by helicopter.
The pair told him their chosen mode of transport after first picking him up in their car.
With a bird's-eye view of the Gold Coast, he made the 100-mile trip to Byron Bay in style.
Thor star Hemsworth posted a video of the journey on Instagram, saying: “Picked up a hitchhiker, wasn't a serial killer which we were stoked about and just happened to be a kick ass musician Scott Hildebrand.”
The clip has been viewed more than 1.5 million times, with thousands of people commenting on the post.
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Swedish House Mafia are back with new music and a show

Swedish House Mafia are back with new music and a show 22 October 2018 Image copyright Swedish House Mafia Swedish House Mafia are reuniting for a show in their home city of Stockholm in Sweden – five years after their split.
The DJs held a live-streamed press conference on Monday to say they would be performing at the Tele2 Arena on 4 May 2019.
A week-long countdown clock hyped the announcement in which they also said they'd be touring with new music.
Rumours of a reunion began after they made a surprise appearance at Miami's Ultra Music Festival in March.
Posters of the EDM supergroup, made up of Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso, also popped up around the Swedish capital – leading people to speculate about a comeback.
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All three DJs spoke entirely in Swedish during the press conference and didn&#039..

Radio 1 Teen Awards: Gemma Collins makes a dramatic entrance

Who can forget Gemma Collins' epic moment at last year's Radio 1 Teen Awards?
So of course, it was only right she turned up to the 2018 event in style.
Check out how the reality TV star dropped into this year's show.
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Willy Wonka actress Diana Sowle dies, aged 88

Willy Wonka actress Diana Sowle dies, aged 88 22 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images US actress Diana Sowle has died at the age of 88.
She was best known for her role as Mrs Bucket – Charlie's mother – in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
Her representative confirmed that the actress died in the early hours on Friday “with family by her side”.
In a statement they said: “She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, and will be dearly missed.”
The Willy Wonka movie is an adaptation of the Roald Dahl children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Sowle memorably sang Cheer up, Charlie in the 1971 film.
She was one of the last surviving adult cast members, after Gene Wilder – who played Willy Wonka – died in 2016 from complications of Alzheimer's disease.
Remembering Gene Wilder, Sowle said in an interview: “We'd be working on a scene and having a lunch break and he would be coming in to film another scene, and he would join us on a..

James Bond posters could fetch up to £28,000

Rare James Bond posters are to be auctioned with the sought-after prints expected to sell for up to £28,000.
Prop Store, a film and TV memorabilia company, is putting around 400 collectable original posters under the hammer that are worth more than £250,000, at a live auction on 20 November.
The collection includes posters from 007 films Dr No (1962), From Russia With Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964) and Thunderball (1965).
It is estimated the Dr No poster will sell for between £8,000 and £10,000 alone.
Image: A poster from the 1982 film The Thing The From Russia With Love poster is expected to go for £7,000 or £8,000.
Prop Store says Thunderball and Goldfinger could sell for up to £6,000 and £4,000 respectively.
The sale will also include original artwork from the 1982 horror movie The Thing, estimated to sell for £7,000 to £8,000, and a US one-sheet poster of Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961), which is valued at between £4,000 and £5,000.
Also going under the hammer are a Star ..

Rush: ‘My blood ran cold’ over newspaper claims

Geoffrey Rush has told a judge his “blood ran cold” after seeing a newspaper's publication of allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female co-star.
The Oscar-winning actor, who denies the claims, is suing the publishers of Sydney's Daily Telegraph newspaper and its journalist Jonathon Moran for defamation over articles published last year.
He faced reporters and photographers as he entered Sydney's Federal Court for the start of the trial on Monday.
The journalists are pleading truth in their defence.
Documents presented in court say the allegations concern Rush's behaviour toward Eryn Jean Norvill during a Sydney Theatre Company production of King Lear in 2015 and 2016.
Image: Rush says the newspaper's articles 'created a great deal of hurt' Rush made lewd gestures in his co-star's direction, simulated fondling and groping her breasts, and regularly made comments or jokes about her involving sexual innuendo, it is alleged.

Pete Davidson speaks out for first time on Ariana split

Pete Davidson speaks out for first time on Ariana split 22 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pete Davidson addressed his split with Ariana Grande Pete Davidson has spoken out for the first time since his split with Ariana Grande.
The 24-year-old SNL comedian jokingly asked if there was “anybody looking for a roommate?” at a benefit gig.
He was doing stand-up alongside Judd Apatow at a benefit gig for the Democrats in LA.
This is the first time Davidson has publicly acknowledged his split from the singer.
The pair first got together in May and became engaged shortly after.
A brief history of Ariana and PeteThey moved into 25-year-old Ariana's apartment in New York and spent most of the summer together, but it was not meant to be.
US sources reported last week that the pair had agreed “it was not the right time for their relationship to take off”.
Davidson's stand up set followed on from Judd Apatow at the event, joking “who wants to follow that?”.
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Liam Payne hits out at ‘demeaning’ romantic reports

Liam Payne has called for women to be treated with more respect following “demeaning” media speculation about “every female member” of his staff.
The former One Direction singer turned solo star made the comments on social media following a report linking him to a “mystery girl”.
In response, Payne said: “My team is full of talented, smart professional women. I find it wrong that they are reduced to being linked to me romantically in the press just for simply standing next to me.
“Isn't it time we treat women with a bit more respect?”
So far the press have done this with every female member of my staff it’s demeaning some are in relationships and it complicates there work environment when they do this to them … I think it stops here
— Liam (@LiamPayne) October 21, 2018 He continued: “So far the press have done this with every female member of my staff it's demeaning some are in relationships and it complicates there work environment when they do this to them … I thin..

Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff join Top Gear

Top Gear: McGuinness and Flintoff announced as new hosts 22 October 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption Andrew Flintoff, Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris will present the new -look show Paddy McGuinness and Andrew Flintoff will be the new presenters of Top Gear, the BBC has confirmed.
The pair will take over from Matt LeBlanc, after he steps down from presenting duties at the end of the next series.
The comedian and former England cricket captain will join existing presenter and former racing driver Chris Harris to complete the new-look line-up.
Filming for the 27th series of the BBC Two show will begin in early 2019.
Rory Reid, who joined the Top Gear team after the departure of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, will no longer have a main presenting role.
He began fronting spin-off show Extra Gear in 2016, and went on to co-host the main programme alongside LeBlanc and Harris on the most recent series,
Image caption Rory Reid will continue to present Extra Gear Acc..