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‘Missing’ sailor Robin Davie sends radio message

Image copyright Barry Pickthall/PPL Image caption Robin Davie has sailed around the world three times A solo sailor who sparked a search when he was not heard from for six days has sent a radio message to say he is safe, well, and on his way to Cornwall. Robin Davie, 67, left port in France on his yacht “C’est la Vie” on Saturday for the 300-mile journey to Falmouth. His brother reported him as overdue on Wednesday morning when there had been no contact. But on Friday the coastguard said…

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Blurred Lines: Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to pay $5m in final verdict

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Blurred Lines made more than $15m for Pharrell Williams (left) and Robin Thicke The long-running copyright case over hit song Blurred Lines has finally ended, with Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams told to pay $5m (£4m). The ruling concludes a legal battle that began in 2013, when Marvin Gaye’s family claimed Blurred Lines copied Gaye’s 1977 hit Got to Give It Up. Gaye’s family initially won the case in 2015, but Thicke and Williams appealed. A California court upheld the verdict in March this…

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Aladdin: Can Will Smith follow in Robin Williams’ Genie-ous footsteps?

Image copyright Alamy/Getty Images There are certain film roles embodied so perfectly by an actor that it’s impossible to imagine anyone else playing them. Think Hugh Jackman as Wolverine or Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games. The late Robin Williams’ Genie in the original Disney animation of Aladdin fits into that category too. It would take a very, very brave actor to even think about playing the same character, even if it has been 26 years. Step forward… Will Smith. He’s going to play the magical character…

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Robin Wright on Kevin Spacey: ‘I didn’t know the man’

Image copyright Netflix Image caption Power couple Claire and Frank Underwood ruled the White House House of Cards actress Robin Wright has said she and former co-star Kevin Spacey only “knew each other between ‘action’ and ‘cut’.” The pair appeared as White House power couple Claire and Frank Underwood in the hit Netflix series. Spacey was written out of the show after being accused of sexual assault, allegations he denies. “I didn’t know the man,” Wright can be seen saying in an advance clip from an NBC interview that will…

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