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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World won by Ukrainian baritone

Image copyrightKirsten McTernanImage captionThe winner Andrei Kymach called it “a dream come true” The BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition has been won by a Ukrainian baritone, who also scooped £20,000 in prize money. […]

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Heartbeat actor William Simons dies aged 79

Image captionOne 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, […]

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Bradford Literature Festival boycott over anti-extremism cash

Image copyrightBradford Literature FestivalImage captionThe Bradford Literature Festival is due to begin on 28 June Six authors have pulled out of a literature festival after discovering the event received funding from a government counter-extremism scheme. […]