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Strictly beats The X Factor in first ratings clash of 2017

An average audience of 9.3m watched the first live episode of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC One.

Soul singer Charles Bradley dies aged 68

The singer, who released his first album in his 60s, cancelled tour dates just two weeks ago.

The famed painters who vanished into obscurity

Two exhibitions hope to make household names once more of the London artists who all but disappeared in the late 1930s.

Rubens' Duke of Buckingham 'found' after 400 years

The painting of the Duke of Buckingham, found in Glasgow, was previously thought to be a later copy.

Actor Colin Firth gets dual British-Italian citizenship

The Bridget Jones actor is now a dual British-Italian citizen, because of "the uncertainty around".

Strictly Come Dancing: This year's stars in quotes

On the eve of the first live show, what do the class of 2017 have to say about taking part?

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Blink 182, Korn and Avenged Sevenfold to play Chester Bennington tribute

Acts sign up for a special gig in memory of the singer, who killed himself in July.

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