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Daniel Craig (James Bond). SPECTRE is released in the UK and Ireland on 26 October. The film will be released in the US on 6 November.

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When you’ve been in the business as long as Lulu has, you come to learn a few things. But it’s only now, in her seventh decade, that she has gained pe(...)

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Singer Sam Smith is the voice of the new Bond theme song, ‘Writing’s on the Wall’. The 23-year-old said singing the title song to ‘Spectre’, starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, was ‘one of the highlights of my career’. Photograph: @007/PA Wire

Brit-award winning singer Sam Smith has been confirmed as the voice of the new Bond theme song. The 23-year-old said singing the title song to Spec(...)

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Move in close: if you’re heading to one of Taylor Swift’s two Dublin shows, get ready to be her friend. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Getty

1: She takes a stand Taylor Swift has always championed the underdog, so no one was terribly surprised when she picked a fight with Apple. Swift’s vic(...)

Damon Albarn and the  Blur who have been confirmed as headliners for this year’s Electric Picnic

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Hozier performs “I Put a Spell On You” with  Annie Lennox at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Photograph: Reuters.

Bray singer Hozier missed out on a Grammy for song of the year, but stole the show with his duet performance with Annie Lennox at the 57th annual Gram(...)

 Hozier has received a Brit nomination for International Solo Male. Photograph: PA

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