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Anger as 'four million' Virgin Media customers lose UKTV channels including Dave and Gold

Virgin Media customers have been left outraged after UKTV channels including Dave and Gold were wiped from "around four million" boxes due to a business dispute.

Business
Chopin

Classical Chat: Chopin transports us to inner worlds

Chopin lived just as music was becoming big, bold and dramatic, but much of his work couldn’t be more different from that if it tried

Music
Lucy Farrimond at the Royal Albert Hall

Dream Proms debut for Wigan singer Lucy

A music student from Wigan enjoyed a dream debut at the world’s most famous classical music festival on one of the country’s best-loved stages.

Music
Sanjeev Bhaskar as DI Sunny Khan and Nicola Walker as DCI Cassie Stuart in the new series of ITV's cop drama Unforgotten

Why Unforgotten is the police procedural with a warm heart

It’s been boiling hot hasn’t it? Muggy, close, even tropical on some days. So what do we do? We stay in and watch TV, that’s what. Especially as Unforgotten (ITV, Sundays, 9pm) is back on our screens.

TV and Film
Neil Cossar, author of Brce Springsteen: The Day I Was There, with a furry friend

A new book reveals the tall tales of the Boss and the Bruce Springsteen fans

Musician turned DJ, web pioneer and publisher Neil Cossar is celebrating the release of the latest The Day I Was There book, this time featuring Bruce Springsteen. MALCOLM WYATT found out more

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SirTom Jones

Sir Tom Jones in hospital for bacterial infection

Sir Tom Jones is being treated in hospital for a bacterial infection, and has pulled out of a concert on Thursday evening at Chester Racecourse.
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Ranvir Singh

Five munutes with... Ranvir Singh

Is your diet in need of a shake-up? Eat, Shop, Save is back with another helping of consumer advice for families in need of change. Presenter Ranvir Singh, 40, tells Georgia Humphreys more.
TV and Film
This is a cake that'll seriously wow.

How to make Liam Charles' toffee apple crumble layer cake

This is a cake that'll seriously wow.

Eating Out
Countryfile. Pictured: (L-R) Joe Crowley, Charlotte Smith, Steve Brown, Sean Fletcher, John Craven, Anita Rani, Tom Heap, Matt Baker, Helen Skelton, Margherita Taylor, Ellie Harrison and Adam Henson

7 reasons to celebrate Countryfile as it turns 30

Countryfile has been a Sunday staple for 30 years and, if its impressive ratings are anything to go by, is still as loved as ever. With the help of the show's presenters, Georgia Humphreys takes a look at what makes it such a long-running success.

TV and Film

VIDEO: And all that jazz ...

The 33rd Wigan International Jazz Festival came back to town with a celebration of some of the finest music around at he weekend.

Music
Are "do-gooders killing fun and laughter"?

Punch and Judy man hits back at political correctness

A Punch and Judy man has whacked political correctness after a school cancelled a booking over fears that the show glorified domestic violence.
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Book review: Boredom-busting books for the long summer holidays

Book review: Boredom-busting books for the long summer holidays

Come rain or shine, there is a book to keep youngsters busy this summer…

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New BBC TV show shines the spotlight on the Lake District, one of the jewels of the north west

A new TV series aims to introduce one of the north west's most popular beauty spots to a new generation.

TV and Film
Book review: In The Dark by Cara Hunter

Book review: In The Dark by Cara Hunter

Oxford has – rather appropriately – developed a pleasing habit of spawning cerebral crime thrillers.

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Book review: The House We Called Home by Jenny Oliver

Book review: The House We Called Home by Jenny Oliver

The Whitehorns’ family home is that perfect Cornish dream… a solid, stone house perched on a cliff top, white jasmine dancing over the windows, and looking out over a glittering blue sea.

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Book review: Nucleus by Pam Norfolk

Book review: Nucleus by Rory Clements

It’s 1939 and maverick professor Tom Wilde is in a race against time to save the world from a deadly threat.
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Book review: The Imperial Tea Party: Family, politics and betrayal: the ill-fated British and Russian royal alliance by Frances Welch

Book review: The Imperial Tea Party: Family, politics and betrayal: the ill-fated British and Russian royal alliance by Frances Welch

It should have been a joyful occasion but the ‘dreich and misty’ driving rain that greeted the arrival of the newly crowned Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra at Balmoral in September of 1896 was just an augur of things to come.

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Book review: The Perfectly Imperfect Woman by Milly Johnson

Book review: The Perfectly Imperfect Woman by Milly Johnson

What are your favourite rom-com ingredients?
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Marion Quade (Madeleine Madden), Miranda Reid (Lily Sullivan), and Irma Leopold (Samara Weaving) mysteriously disappear in Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock more than makes up for disappointment at the World Cup

On the very day that football said it wasn’t coming home after all, not now, not when there was still daylight left, BBC1 was screening what, on the surface, looked like one of those stiff upper-lipped, starched white crinolines period dramas – one of those where there’s a lot of talking about things that have happened, but you don’t actually see anything happening.

TV and Film
The BBC Proms. Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/PA Wire

Classical Chat: Standing room as the Proms are back

The middle of summer can mean only one thing for classical music fans: the BBC Proms are back!

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