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Alanis Morissette could well be about to make a comeback

Alanis Morissette is back in the spotlight following duet with Taylor Swift on 1989 tour

After Taylor Swift introduced Alanis Morissette on stage to her own slightly mystified young fans, Gillian Orr asks: are we ready for a comeback from the Nineties queen of pop?

Brad Pitt to get a private tour of Dismaland - because seeing the A-lister would 'cheer other visitors up too much'

Seeing Brad Pitt in Dismaland would ruin what is meant to be a 'thoroughly depressing visit' for other park guests

Bryce Williams Virginia shooting: WDBJ7 anchor Chris Hurst reveals he was in relationship with gunned down colleague Alison Parker in heartbreaking tweet

'Alison Parker and I were very much in love. We just moved in together. I am numb.'

Stokes (centre) in 1977: he was known as patient, analytical, tough and principled

Louis Stokes: US Congressman who led inquiries into the murders of John F Kennedy and Dr Martin Luther King Jnr

His public demeanour was patient and analytical, but colleagues also knew him as tough, principled and skilful.

Prysor-Jones: he was praised for his mastery on air

Hugh Prysor-Jones: Consummate broadcaster who became a mainstay of the BBC World Service's 'Newshour' programme

His deep scepticism and sharp intellect always tested and challenged the prevailing narrative on current issues.

Wilson in 2005: he twice won the coveted Greg Moore Legacy Award in recognition of his spirit

Justin Wilson: Champion racing driver who benefited from an innovative investors' scheme to flourish on the US IndyCars circuit

Gifted with the ability to get on with people via an easy-going and humble nature, Wilson was one of those rare race drivers who was universally popular

Kohlberg: he liked to seal deals over a few drinks

Jerome Kohlberg Jnr: Pioneer of the leveraged buy-out who warned the finance industry against greed and became a noted philanthropist

He established an $8m Fund for Veterans' Education, a college scholarship programme that has assisted more than 300 vets.

Ieng: she claimed that she had worked for the benefit of the people

Ieng Thirith: Scholar who became the highest-ranked woman in the Khmer Rouge and was later charged with genocide

Her older sister, Khieu Ponnary, became Pol Pot's first wife

Aranda with Victoria Abril: among other roles, he cast her as a prostitute and as a genderdysphoric boy

Vicente Aranda: Director whose work dealt with the postwar miseries of his native Spain and the turbulence of erotic passion

Long before Almodovar, Aranda was the Spanish chronicler of amorous turbulence, the critic par excellence of repression

A picture taken on January 26, 2013 shows Olympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius posing next to his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp - 3 weeks later Pistorius was taken into police custody.

Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp on purpose, model's parents claim as they speak out for first time

'Why didn’t he just let her walk away?' asks victim's mother

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaking at a rally in Alabama

Donald Trump says that Kim Jong-un is either 'mad' or a 'genius'

'I guess he's mad, either he's mad or he's a genius, one or the other'

Biggie Smalls murder detective Russell Poole dies from heart attack while still probing unsolved case

Busta Rhymes brands death of former officer as 'strange'

Caitlyn Jenner has been embraced by the fashion world (Getty)

Caitlyn Jenner should be charged with manslaughter, say accident investigators

Finding comes after probe of California accident

Shaun King: Black Lives Matter activist denies conservative website claims he is actually white

The activist has been outspoken in his condemnation of police violence

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‘Can we really just turn away?’

Dead bodies, men drowning, women miscarrying – a senior UN figure on the horrors he has witnessed among migrants arriving on Lampedusa, and urges politicians not to underestimate our caring nature
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Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

The author of 'The Day of the Jackal' has revealed he spied for MI6 while a foreign correspondent
Markus Persson: If being that rich is so bad, why not just give it all away?

That's a bit rich

The billionaire inventor of computer game Minecraft says he is bored, lonely and isolated by his vast wealth. If it’s that bad, says Simon Kelner, why not just give it all away?
Euro 2016: Chris Coleman on course to end half a century of hurt for Wales

Coleman on course to end half a century of hurt for Wales

Wales last qualified for major tournament in 1958 but after several near misses the current crop can book place at Euro 2016 and end all the indifference
Rugby World Cup 2015: The tournament's forgotten XV

Forgotten XV of the rugby World Cup

Now the squads are out, Chris Hewett picks a side of stars who missed the cut
A groundbreaking study of 'Britain's Atlantis' long buried at the bottom of the North Sea could revolutionise how we see our prehistoric past

Britain's Atlantis

Scientific study beneath North Sea could revolutionise how we see the past
The Queen has 'done and said nothing that anybody will remember,' says Starkey

The Queen has 'done and said nothing that anybody will remember'

David Starkey's assessment
Oliver Sacks said his life has been 'an enormous privilege and adventure'

'An enormous privilege and adventure'

Oliver Sacks writing about his life
'Gibraltar is British, and it is going to stay British forever'

'Gibraltar is British, and it is going to stay British forever'

The Rock's Chief Minister hits back at Spanish government's 'lies'
Britain is still addicted to 'dirty coal'

Britain still addicted to 'dirty' coal

Biggest energy suppliers are more dependent on fossil fuel than a decade ago
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Lady Chatterley is not obscene, says TV director

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Farmers in tropical forests are training ants to kill off bigger pests

Set a pest to catch a pest

Farmers in tropical forests are training ants to kill off bigger pests