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Flood barriers go up around Shakespeare sites as River Avon rises

Heavy rain has led to 107 flood warnings across much of England and parts of WalesFlood barriers have been erected in the historic town of Stratford-on-Avon after more than 100 warnings were issued across the country as a result of wet weather.The Environment Agency (EA) took steps to protect some o...

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Antony Gormley's work of 40,000 terracotta figures goes on show

Art Council’s largest single work, installed in Essex, ‘never more relevant’, says artistAntony Gormley regards the 40,000 tiny, otherworldly terracotta figures staring helplessly out at the viewer as a call to our conscience. “They are asking: ‘What kind of world are you making?’” he says.The artis...

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Last of the Summer Wine's Jean Fergusson dies at 74

Actor played flirtatious Marina in sitcom and Dorothy Hoyle in Coronation StreetJean Fergusson, who played Marina in Last of the Summer Wine for more than two decades, has died aged 74. She died at home in the early hours of Thursday.She played Marina in the long-running sitcom from 1985 until it en...