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Carrie Fisher died from sleep apnea and other factors, coroner says

Officials could not conclusively determine what caused the actors death in December Carrie Fisher died from sleep apnea and a combination of other factors, but it was not possible ...

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 67 Household Education by Harriet Martineau (1848)

This protest at the lack of womens education was as pioneering as its author was in Victorian literary circles Harriet Martineaus story offers the parable of a certain kind of literary ...

Maurice Gibb, talented but tormented Bee Gee, dies

Maurice Gibb, the linchpin of the hugely successful but critically underrated Bee Gees, died yesterday in hospital after collapsing at his home in Miami, Florida, last week. Maurice ...

Detained on Nauru: ‘This is the most painful part of my story when you realise no one cares’

In this excerpt from the book They Cannot Take the Sky, Benjamin talks about his years detained on Nauru, and his undying hopes for the future Benjamin was taken to Nauru in 2013 with ...

French rock star Johnny Hallyday being treated for cancer

Veteran singer denounces alarmist reports in some media and says while cancerous cells have been discovered, I am doing well and am in good fitness The veteran singer, Johnny Hallyday, ...

Lorde says new Green Light single is out on Friday and will be ‘very different’

New Zealand star promises that new single will make you dance as it recounts her journey over the past two years Lorde has confirmed she will release a new single on Friday. The 20-year-old ...

David Cassidy reveals dementia after faltering on stage

Partridge Family singer and actor says he will stop touring to concentrate on his health after forgetting lyrics and having a fall at recent shows Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2017/feb/21/david-cassidy-reveals-dementia-after-faltering-on-stage

John Hurt, versatile star of The Elephant Man, Alien and Harry Potter, dies aged 77

Distinctive-voiced actor was Oscar nominated for Midnight Express and the Elephant Man, as well as being the victim of the notorious chestburster in Alien John Hurt, the widely-admired ...

Janelle Mone: I am the whole package

Shes a musician whose work has brought her massive acclaim. Shes also an outspoken activist in the Black Lives Matter movement, and now Janelle Mone is in Moonlight, one of the most ...

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher: surviving instant fame and finding a lasting bond

The famous mother and daughter, who died a day apart last week, survived showbusiness by coming to depend on each other, as a poignant new documentary shows In a modest screening room ...

World-renowned cellist Heinrich Schiff dies in Vienna

The 65-year-old, who turned to conducting in later life after health problems, has been called a master by his fellow musicians The Austrian cellist Heinrich Schiff, who performed ...

Zsa Zsa Gabor, actor and socialite, dies aged 99

Nine-times married Hollywood star who attained cult figure status starring in 1950s B-movies has passed away at her home The actor and celebrity Zsa Zsa Gabor has died aged 99. The ...
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