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23 August 2014 Last updated at 01:03

Lennon killer denied parole againMug shot of Mark Chapman taken in 2010

Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon in 1980, is denied parole for an eighth time by authorities in New York.

Sir Cliff RichardCliff police and BBC to face MPs

BBC and South Yorkshire Police chiefs are summoned before MPs after a claim of a "cover-up" over the raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home.

Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, aka Pet Shop BoysPet Shop Boys to make Archers cameo

Ambridge is to get a dose of pop star royalty after it was revealed that pop duo Pet Shop Boys are to make a cameo appearance on Radio 4's The Archers.

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What does the fact that Sara Pascoe is flying a lone flag for female comics say about this year's comedy awards shortlist in Edinburgh?

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