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Summary

  1. News updates for 16 February 2016
  2. Taylor Swift wins album of the year at the Grammys
  3. Brit Ed Sheeran wins two for his song Thinking Out Loud
  4. Coldplay to close Glastonbury festival

Live Reporting

By Lauren Turner and Kev Geoghegan

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye everyone

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    Thanks for staying with us today folks, it's been Grammy-tastic.

    We'll be back again tomorrow with more arts and entertainment news.

    Before you head off, here's a little treat. 

    If you saw the original video, then you will already know the infectious earworm that is Tight Pants by chat show host Jimmy Fallon and comic Will Ferrell.

    The gents recreated it with J-Lo and, now they've done it again with Christina Aguilera.

    Listen and rejoice and see you on Wednesday.

  2. Thom Yorke lyrics to be auctioned for charity

    Thom Yorke lyrics

    It's not exactly what you expect to find inside a copy of 18th Century poetry in a charity bookshop. 

    But Thom Yorke's original draft lyrics to Airbag, from Radiohead's OK Computer album, have been discovered at an Oxfam bookshop in Oxford.

    The singer had also underlined words and annotated the margins of his copy of William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience.

    A volunteer with an interest in rare books spotted the lyrics after Yorke made the donation to the shop in St Giles. 

    The lyrics are now to be auctioned in aid of Oxfam, with Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions holding the sale on 18 March.

    Organisers hope it will fetch between £800 and £1200.  

  3. Jacob Tremblay explains how he bonded with 'best friend' co-star Brie Larson

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    Jacob Tremblay has explained, in an extremely cute way, how he bonded with his Room co-star Brie Larson. 

    He said he was "very, very shy" when he first met Larson, nominated for the best actress Oscar. 

    But then his mum suggested he invited her around to play Lego. 

    "And now we're best friends," he added in the interview, tweeted by The Academy. 

    The two actors also have a love of magnets in common. 

    And as for their eventual goodbye after finishing filming? They had cheeseburgers together and promised to see each other at the film premiere.

  4. Throwback to Coldplay's last Glastonbury headline performance

    Glastonbury Festival is obviously pleased to have old friends Coldplay back with them this summer. 

    They've posted a link on Twitter to the last time Coldplay headlined the Pyramid Stage, performing Every Teardrop is a Waterfall. 

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    And Michael Eavis looks pretty happy too.

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  5. Stars out for Lionel Richie tribute

    Everyone loved the tribute to Lionel Richie at the Grammys last night. 

    Not least the man himself, it seems.

    He retweeted this Grammys tweet showing himself really getting into the moment, next to Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson.

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    John Legend, Demi Lovato, Tyrese Gibson, Luke Bryan and Meghan Trainor performed a medley of Richie's hits during the night. 

    He then joined them on stage to perform his hit All Night Long. 

    Kevin Spacey was there too - not performing, but catching up with a few friends backstage.

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  6. Swedish police: Viola Beach crash still 'unexplained'

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    Police in Sweden say they're still trying to find out what caused the accident that killed all four members of UK indie band Viola Beach and their manager. 

    Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe, Jack Dakin and manager Craig Tarry, who were aged between 19 and 32, died when their car plunged from a bridge into a canal on Saturday. 

    The band had played their first gig outside the UK hours earlier.

    Police spokesman Lars Bystrom told the AFP news agency: "We have not found anything that could explain what happened. We do not know."

    He said officers were examining the car, and the brakes, to see "if everything functioned properly". 

    The car is said to have been driven through two barriers towards the canal bridge, near Stockholm, which had not fully shut after letting a vessel pass underneath. The barriers and signal lights had been working at the time of the accident, police in Sweden have said. 

  7. Beth Tweddle being discharged from hospital after The Jump injury

    Gymnast Beth Tweddle says she's being discharged from hospital today, having fallen while training for winter sports reality show The Jump.

    Tweddle, who won a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games, had to have an operation that saw a piece of bone taken from her hip to fuse together two fractured vertebrae in her neck. 

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    She had said on Saturday that she was walking by herself, but taking "one day at a time". 

    Tweddle, 30, has been in hospital in Austria since the accident on 6 February. 

  8. Inside Out sequel 'possible' says director

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    Fresh from his Bafta win for best animation, the director of Inside Out, Pete Docter, has said a sequel to the box office hit is "possible".

    The film is now favourite to win the Oscar next month.

    Asked about whether the adventures of emotions Joy, Anger, Disgust, Fear and Sadness could be continued, Docter (pictured above with actress Amy Poehler) told the BBC:

    Quote Message: It’s possible. We have talked about it loosely but we have not come up with anything that grabs us. But the way things work at Pixar is, if something seems interesting or engaging you kind of chase it down for a while, and if we find something that is really compelling that we haven’t talked about in version one and really needs to be said, then we would do it.

    So, not a yes exactly.

    But not a no either...

  9. Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd to 'tie the knot'

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    Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd

    We are just so happy for them both.

    Although in fairness, we should clarify that it's only on the big screen.

    The actors are to play a bickering married couple in new comedy-drama film An Ideal Home, which has been announced at the Berlin International Film Festival.

    Coogan plays an over-the-top celebrity, while his husband Rudd wants a quieter life. 

    Their lives are upturned with the arrival of Coogan's grandson.

    The actors previously starred together in the 2011 comedy Our Idiot Brother.  

    The film is currently seeking distributors. 

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  10. Facebook takes down Viz magazine profile

    Facebook has taken down Viz magazine's profile for violating its terms and community standards.

    The magazine tweeted its 146,000 followers to let them know, warning that it can appeal, but the takedown could be permanent.

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    Viz, home to characters such as Sid the Sexist and Roger Mellie the Man on Telly, was first published in 1979 and is famed for its anarchic, puerile and crude comic strips.   

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  11. The 1975, Jake Bugg and Lady Leshurr to play Radio 1 show

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    Radio 1 has announced an exclusive Annie Mac gig at the end of the month featuring performances by The 1975, Jake Bugg and Lady Leshurr.

    Bugg will play some tracks from his first album in three years.

    Tickets for the event - taking place on 29 February at the O2 Forum in Kentish Town, London - are on sale now.

    They will be sold on a first-come-first-served basis to those 16 and over.

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  12. Sir Terry Pratchett nominated for Carnegie medal

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    The late Sir Terry Pratchett's final novel could posthumously receive the CILIP Carnegie medal. 

    The Shepherd's Crown has been longlisted for the prestigious children's book award. 

    Sir Terry has previously won the prize, in 2011.

    Other longlisted authors include Costa Book of the Year winner Frances Hardinge, for The Lie Tree, as well as previous winners Patrick Ness, for The Rest of Us Just Live Here, Sally Gardner, for The Door That Led to Where, and David Almond, for A Song for Ella Grey. 

    The full longlist can be found on the CILIP Carnegie website

  13. Jenny Beavan 'not upset' over Fry quip

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    The resulting furore has caused Stephen Fry to quit Twitter - but the target of his Bafta quip about looking like a "bag lady", costume designer Jenny Beavan, has said she is "not upset".

    She had just accepted the Bafta for Mad Max: Fury Road when Fry said, to laughter from the audience: "Only one of the great cinematic costume designers would come to the awards dressed like a bag lady."

    Following intense criticism on social media, Fry posted a picture of the pair backstage after the event. 

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    Beavan told the Telegraph newspaper:  

    Quote Message: Yes we are friends, and I am absolutely not upset, but I don't want to talk any further because if I talk about it it will just create more fuss.
  14. Cilla Black 'leaves £15m to sons'

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    Cilla Black is reported to have left £15.2m to her three sons in her will. 

    The Sun said Robert, 45, Ben, 41, and 35-year-old Jack will receive more than £3m each, after paying £5.95m inheritance tax. 

    Properties in Spain and Barbados have not been included as part of the late singer's UK estate.

    Black died last year at the age of 72. 

  15. Uptown Funk 'came from moment of pure joy'

    Mark Ronson picked up two Grammy awards last night for Uptown Funk, the best-selling song of last year.

    After being honoured with one of the most coveted trophies of the night - record of the year - Ronson explained how the song came about.

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    Video caption: Mark Ronson reacts to winning the Best Song Grammy award for Uptown Funk
  16. Rihanna 'sorry' for not being able to perform at Grammys

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    One notable absentee from the Grammys was Rihanna. 

    She was meant to perform near the beginning of the show, but failed to attend after her doctor ordered her to rest her voice for two days - or risk haemorrhaging of her vocal cords. 

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    She had a throat infection and had a medical examination after Monday's rehearsal for the show. 

    Rihanna, an eight-time Grammy winner,  was - perhaps aptly - meant to have performed Kiss it Better from new album Anti. 

    She is still due to perform at the Brit awards next week.

  17. Eagles of Death Metal return to Paris

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    Following the terror attacks in November which left 89 people dead at their gig in the Bataclan venue, US rock band The Eagles of Death Metal are playing in Paris later.

    Singer Jesse Hughes has said in an interview he feels a deep responsibility to resume the gig which came under attack from terrorists. 

    The Californians were performing when four extremists stormed the theatre and opened fire. 

    The band are due to play at the city's Olympia Theatre tonight. 

    Perhaps controversially, Hughes added the attacks have not changed his pro-gun views. 

    "I think the only way that my mind has been changed is that maybe until nobody has guns, everybody has to have them," he said.

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  18. BBC Three switches to online

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    It's the dawning of a new age. BBC Three has broadcast its final night as a television channel as the youth strand goes online only.

    Programmes, and other content, will now be available via the channel's website (pictured above) and the BBC iPlayer.

    The move online was first proposed in 2014 and was approved by the BBC Trust in November.

    Here are the last few moments from its TV broadcast and a message from former BBC Three star James Corden.

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  19. Red carpet action from the Grammys

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    Video caption: Grammys stars showcase their outfits as well as their music

    Didn't everyone scrub up well? 

    From Adele in a sparkly black number, to a suited and booted Sam Smith and glamorous BFFs Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez - some of the best outfits of the Grammys red carpet are showcased above. 

    Take a look and let us know what you think.

  20. Duncan Jones reacts to Lady Gaga tribute to Bowie

    David Bowie's son Duncan Jones appears to have tweeted about Lady Gaga's Grammys performance - in a roundabout way. 

    He posted a dictionary definition of a word. Any clue as to what it could be..? 

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    Yes, we're pretty sure he's talking about "gaga" there. 

    Some have suggested this means Jones was not a fan of the tribute, accusing him of "throwing shade" Lady Gaga's way. 

    He's not, as yet, added any more thoughts on the performance though.