Sean Hughes: his greatest jokes, quips and one-liners

Sean Hughes, who died on Monday at the age of 51, was one of the most gifted comedians of his generation.

Actor Greg McHugh takes part in a panel discussion on mental health issues at the Scottish Parliament's Festival of Politics. 20 October 2017. Pic - Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament Parliament

Gary Tank Commander actor Greg McHugh opens up on anxiety battle

Gary Tank Commander star Greg McHugh has revealed how he turned to a therapist after suffering from anxiety.

Producer Kathleen Kennedy has called for a "zero-tolerance" approach. Picture: Mark Davis/Getty Images for Women In Film)

Film producer calls for commission to stamp out sexual harassment

Hollywood producer Kathleen Kennedy has called for a commission and a “zero-tolerance” attitude to transform the film industry in order to protect people against sexual harassment.

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Sir Richard Branson opened up about being the target of cons. Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Sir Richard Branson targeted with $5m ‘terrorist’ ransom demand

Sir Richard Branson has opened up about a request by Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon to pay $5 million towards terrorists’ ransom, only for it to turn out to be a con man.

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Paolo Nutini will be teaching songwriting at the University of the West of Scotland.

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Scottish singing star Paolo Nutini is to set to become a university tutor - to help rear a new generation of musical talent.

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Gerard Butler was rushed to hospital. Picture: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Gerard Butler rushed to hospital after motorbike smash

Scottish actor Gerard Butler was rushed to hospital this morning following a motorbike incident in Los Angeles.

Harvey Weinstein is accused of rape and sexual assault. Picture: JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images

The Weinstein company in talks to sell assets as scandal grows

The Weinstein Company is mulling over the sale of “all or a significant portion” of its assets amid growing allegations of sexual assault by film producer Harvey Weinstein.

Sean Hughes  has died aged 51

Sean Hughes: Comedian dies aged 51

Stars of stand-up comedy have paid tribute to the Irish comedian Sean Hughes, who has died at the age of 51.

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British police are investigating three further sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein. Picture: BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images

British police investigate 3 more Harvey Weinstein allegations

Three further sexual abuse allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein have been made to British police, sources have confirmed.

Weinstein's career may be ruined but the bullying sense of entitlement he embodies is still thriving. Photograph: Christine Poujoulat/Getty

Dani Garavelli: Faux outrage adds to agony of Weinstein revelations

The unmasking of Harvey Weinstein ought to have been a cause for celebration: an inveterate sex pest finally outed by the women whose careers rose and fell with his libido. Instead, it ushered in the bleakest of weeks: an orgy of terrible revelations met with faux shock, victim-blaming and blatant revisionism.

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Kate Beckinsale has spoken about an encounter with Harvey Weinstein. Picture; Getty

Harvey Weinstein ‘couldn’t remember if he assaulted me or not’ - Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale has recounted an encounter she had with Harvey Weinstein when she was just 17, when he appeared at a meeting in a bathrobe and offered her alcohol.

Cara Delevingne has spoken out about advances made on her by Harvey Weinstein

Cara Delevingne speaks out on Harvey Weinstein advances

Cara Delevingne has claimed Harvey Weinstein made advances towards her in a hotel room after asking her to kiss another woman.


BAFTA suspends Harvey Weinstein’s membership immediately

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has suspended Harvey Weinstein’s membership, effective immediately.


Harvey Weinstein’s wife to leave him amid sex abuse scandal

Harvey Weinstein’s British wife has announced she is leaving him as the scandal surrounding the disgraced Hollywood producer deepened.

George Clooney has condemned Harvey Weinstein

George Clooney describes Harvey Weinstein actions as “indefensible”

George Clooney has become the latest Hollywood star to speak out over Harvey Weinstein - branding the producer’s alleged behaviour “indefensible”.

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Gordon Ramsay has called British people lazy - saying that an influx of foreign workers in the country proves it. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Gordon Ramsay brands British people ‘lazy’

Chef Gordon Ramsay has called British people lazy – saying that an influx of foreign workers in the country proves it.

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Actor Dame Judi Dench has offered her "wholehearted support" to those who have spoke out about Harvey Weinstein. Picture: Robin Marchant/Getty Images for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Judi Dench supports women speaking out about Harvey Weinstein

Dame Judi Dench has offered her “wholehearted support” to those who have spoken out about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

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Judy Murray calls for financial support for young tennis players

Judy Murray has called for better financial help for promising young British tennis players after revealing the sacrifices her family made to support her two sons’ careers.

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David Baddiel's latest children's book Birthday Boy is out now. Picture. Debra Hurford Brown

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Eamonn Holmes tells Edinburgh Lotto winner Jane Park to stop moaning

TV HOST Eamonn Holmes has told Lotto winner Jane Park to stop moaning about how her £1 million win has made her miserable.

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