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Sir Terry Wogan has given the thumbs-up to his Eurovision Song Contest successor Graham Norton and described this year's show as flawless.

Susan Boyle skips another live show

Susan Boyle will skip another Britain's Got Talent live show tonight, organisers confirmed.

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Alan Carr is the latest comedian to get his own chat show. Gerard Gilbert asks whether the traditional interviewer has gone forever, to be replaced by stunts and light entertainment

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Amanda Holden said today she was "appalled" by plans to build a wind farm close to her holiday home.

Prince Harry: 'Is Piers Morgan really a prat?'

Amanda Holden has revealed Prince Harry has a low opinion of her fellow Britain's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan.

Susan Boyle: Broken by the fame game

Susan Boyle was the world's most unlikely star – but her collapse has turned the spotlight on television. Jonathan Brown reports

Susan Boyle 'drained' says Piers Morgan

Britain's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan today said that singer Susan Boyle was emotionally drained and exhausted after being put under more pressure than any other contestant in the show.

Britain's Got Talent: Strictly Street?

Diversity's triumph over Susan Boyle was inspired by classical ballet. Sadie Gray reports

Alastair Campbell: Britain's answer to the BNP

For part of Saturday night I was channel-hopping between Britain's Got Talent and the second part of Robert Carlyle's portrayal of Adolf Hitler on Channel 4.

Leading article: Oaths of allegiance

Losing your rag seems to be the order of the week. There have been reports of Susan Boyle, the star of Britain's Got Talent, launching four-lettered tirades in her London hotel. And the Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, showed a bit of the fire that had been lacking from his team in the Champions League final when he dismissed a journalist's "bloody stupid question" in the post-match press conference in Rome.

Give Susan a break, says Morgan

Susan Boyle, who became an overnight star after performing on ITV's Britain's Got Talent, is cracking under the pressure of fame, one of the show's judges said yesterday.

Susan Boyle in 'floods of tears due to pressures of fame'

Britain's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan jumped to Susan Boyle's defence today, saying she has been in "floods of tears" this week as the pressures of fame have taken hold.

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