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Corrie star 'loving mystery plot'

Sally Ann Matthews has recently returned to her role as Jenny Bradley in the soap

Coronation Street star Sally Ann Matthews has said she loves having a good old-fashioned mystery storyline that keeps the audience guessing.

Nigella whips up online buzz

Nigella Lawson had to remind fans that she was not actually judging the contest

Nigella Lawson's announcement of the British votes had been highly anticipated, with people taking to social media to express their excitement.

Eurovision's weird and wonderful

Georgia's Nina Sublatti went for a dark look with a black leather playsuit which featured a feather detail on the shoulders (AP)

In true Eurovision fashion, this year's contest has produced a wide array of costumes, performances and props - some weirder than others.

Talking dog makes BGT semi-final

French ventriloquist Marc Metral with dog Wendy (SYCO/THAMES TV/PA Wire)

Wendy the talking dog may have sparked controversy among viewers, but she and owner Marc Metral are through to the live semi-final of Britain's Got Talent.

Talking dog makes BGT semi-final

French ventriloquist Marc Metral with dog Wendy (SYCO/THAMES TV/PA Wire)

Wendy the talking dog may have sparked controversy among viewers, but she and owner Marc Metral are through to the live semi-final of Britain's Got Talent.

Fry's delight at gay marriage vote

Stephen Fry married Elliot Spencer in January

Stephen Fry said he is "dizzyingly" happy since marrying his boyfriend four months ago - and is delighted that same sex couples in Ireland now can tie the knot as well.

Big Weekend fans try to tunnel in

Thousands of fans have been enjoying the acts at the Radio 1 Big Weekend in Earlham Park, Norwich

Europe's biggest free music festival has got under way with organisers revealing fans were so desperate to attend they tried to tunnel their way in.

UK duo bid for Eurovision crown

Electro Velvet are representing the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna (AP)

UK's Eurovision Song Contest hope Electro Velvet have put in their bid for the winning performance in tonight's competition in Vienna, Austria.

Clarkson makes return with TV hint

Jeremy Clarkson during the opening night of Clarkson, Hammond and May Live at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast

Jeremy Clarkson dropped his broadest hint yet of a return to television as he teamed up with his former Top Gear presenters during a live show.

Clarkson makes return with TV hint

James May and Jeremy Clarkson during the opening night of Clarkson, Hammond and May Live at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast

Jeremy Clarkson dropped his broadest hint yet of a return to television as he teamed up with his former Top Gear presenters during a live show.

Corrie not planning more big stunts

Tracy Barlow, played by Kate Ford, is involved in the latest big Coronation Street storyline (ITV/PA)

Coronation Street executive producer Stuart Blackburn said he is not planning any more big stunts this year after the Victoria Court fire because having too many lessens their impact on viewers.

Cotton hosts last show for Radio 1

Fearne Cotton is leaving Radio 1

Radio presenter Fearne Cotton has presented her last show for BBC's Radio 1 with the help of famous friends including Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Foo Fighters and Coldplay.