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You'd think that the best way to reinvigorate a career slipping into the doldrums would be to focus on quality – so it's brave of Kaiser Chiefs to go the contrary route and opt for quantity instead, with the caveat that fans pick their 10 favourite tracks from the 20 offered online, abnegating to listeners decisions about sequencing and quality.

Album: John Martyn, Heaven and Earth (Hole-in-the-Rain)

John Martyn's valedictory recordings have a suitably weary presence that makes even such legendary laidback soporificos as J J Cale and Leonard Cohen seem positively sprightly by comparison.

Will Hawkes: They're under starter's orders – so hurry up, it's not time yet

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Album: Beardyman, I Done a Album, (SundayBest)

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Bullseye host Jim Bowen suffers stroke

Comedian and former Bullseye presenter Jim Bowen is in hospital after suffering a mild stroke.

How hedgehogs make love: carefully

An exhibition showing taxidermy featuring rabbits, hedgehogs and foxes mating is opening at the Natural History Museum in London tomorrow.

Darts: Adams holds off dogged rookie to win world title

Martin Adams prevailed after a thrilling duel with BDO World Championship debutant Dean Winstanley to secure his third title in last night's final at Frimley Green.

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