Why Jessie J felt ‘misunderstood’

Image copyright ITV Studios Image caption Jessie J is a coach on the current series of The Voice Kids For most people, sitting in a big red chair on TV means you’re about to be tipped backwards by Graham Norton. For Jessie J, however, it’s the chance to potentially make a significant difference to the […]

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Heartbeat actor William Simons dies aged 79

Image caption One of Simons’ BBC roles was in The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries between 1990 and 1994 Heartbeat actor William Simons, who charmed Sunday evening viewers for nearly two decades as easygoing veteran PC Alf Ventress, has died aged 79. Welsh-born Simons played the character in all 18 series of the 1960s-set show. He also […]

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Cambridge language conference marks Game of Thrones lingo

Image copyright Sky Atlantic Image caption Dothraki is the language of a nomadic warrior race in Game of Thrones The brains behind some of science fiction’s most popular invented languages are gathering for a conference to showcase their skills. The San Diego-based Language Creation Society has brought together “conlangers” – or people who “construct” languages […]

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