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  1. There are reports on social media that Arleen Sorkin, the original voice behind Harley Quinn in Batman: The Animated Series, has died. She was 67. I'm sure more will come out about this sad news in due course.


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  2. Madonna was found unresponsive and rushed to a New York City hospital Saturday, Page Six can exclusively reveal.


    We hear the “Material Girl” singer, 64, was intubated for at least one night before having the tube removed — and she is now alert and recovering.


    We’re also told that her daughter Lourdes Leon was by her side throughout the ordeal.


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  3. Possibly one of the saddest videos I have seen was of Tom Baker becoming emotional when remembering his late co-star, Elisabeth Sladen. This clip is taken from the Our Sarah Jane tribute programme shown in April 2020:



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  4. Australian entertainer Barry Humphries, best known for his comic character Dame Edna Everage, has died aged 89.


    The star had been in hospital in Sydney after suffering complications following hip surgery in March. He had a fall in February.


    Humphries' most famous creation became a hit in the UK in the 1970s and landed her own TV chat show, the Dame Edna Everage Experience, in the late 1980s.


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  5. Australian entertainer Barry Humphries, best known for his comic character Dame Edna Everage, is being treated in hospital, his family have said.


    The comedian, 89, had hip surgery last month after a fall in February, and was readmitted following complications, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.


    His family said he was "in hospital receiving treatment for health issues".


    BBC News

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    Former US President Jimmy Carter will receive hospice care and "spend his remaining time at home with his family" instead of additional medical intervention, the Carter Center said.


    Mr Carter, 98, is the country's oldest living former leader.


    The Democrat served one term from 1977 to 1981. He was defeated in his re-election bid by Ronald Reagan.



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  7. BBC News: Queen hands over to Charles for State Opening of Parliament



    The Queen has pulled out of this year's State Opening of Parliament and the reading of the Queen's speech, Buckingham Palace has announced.


    This will be the first time since 1963 that the Queen will have missed this constitutional ceremony, which sets out the government's legislative plans.


    Prince Charles will deliver the speech on Tuesday for the Queen.


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  8. Queen not expected to attend Easter Sunday service




    The Queen is not expected to attend this year's Easter morning church service, Buckingham Palace has indicated.


    The service, at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, will be attended by other members of the Royal Family.


    The 95-year-old Queen, who has mobility problems, has already pulled out of the Maundy Service on Thursday - the first time she has missed it since 1970.



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  9. 4 minutes ago, Octopus of Odstock said:

    Cecilia Bartholomew, close friend to the Queen and the late Prince Phillip of course  has tweeted:



    Must be true if Cecilia posts it.


    Surely she would use the correct title (HM The Queen) if she was on good terms? Queen Elizabeth sounds too American for my liking. 


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