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Sunday 26 January 2020

Cowell sequel already in works

WRITER Tom Bower is planning a sequel to his revealing biography of Simon Cowell -- and he said the 'X Factor' boss has already agreed to talk to him.

Mr Bower's unauthorised book, published last week, was assembled from hundreds of hours of conversations with the media mogul. He said: "Oh yes, there will be a sequel. He'll be with us for a long time, I think."

Judas actor dies in suicide scene

A Brazilian actor playing Judas has died after hanging himself accidentally during a scene in 'The Passion of Christ'.

Tiago Klimeck had been in a coma since the accident on Good Friday. He was playing a scene in which his character Judas commits suicide. About four minutes passed before anyone noticed.

Pop star mobbed by UK 'Beliebers'

POP heartthrob Justin Bieber was mobbed by fans as he flew into the UK to promote his third album, 'Believe', which is due out in June.

The 'Never Say Never' star flew into Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport where a gang of 'Beliebers' took photographs and tried to get his autograph.

'Spike' saves boy impaled on fence

AN 11-year-old boy who became impaled on a metal fence after falling from a tree was rescued by a dog walker alerted to the accident by his pet -- named Spike -- who ran towards the screaming boy.

James Harrigan was hailed a hero by medics for holding up young Jack Humphrey for 40 minutes after the boy was speared through the wrist by an 8ft fence in North Ormesby, Middlesbrough.

Radio station in porn blunder

A RADIO station breached the broadcasting code when it accidentally played "pornographic content" during a show, according to the British communications watchdog Ofcom.

Listeners tuning in to the 'Funky Sensation show with Mike Vitti' on Jazz FM heard swearing and "clearly audible sounds of sexual activity" for around five minutes.

Hair cuts join beer on bar's menu

'A PINT of lager... and a short, back and sides please, landlord' is not what you would usually expect to hear at your local pub.

But for one Cornish alehouse, it has become reality -- with a barbershop opening at The Western Inn in St Austell, the brainchild of landlord Malcolm Putko, who also owns Ronnie's Barber Shop in the town.

Irish Independent

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