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THE cast of the hit Bri­tish rom-com is to re­unite for a short film to raise funds for Comic Re­lief. Hugh Grant, Andie MacDow­ell, right, Kristin Scott Thomas, John Hannah, Rowan Atkin­son, James Fleet, David Haig and Sophie Thomp­son are all re­turn­ing for the sketch to air dur­ing Red Nose Day 2019. PRAISE be, the fash­ion gods have deemed footwear that is per­fectly prac­ti­cal for this rot­ten weather is hot right now. Ac­tu­ally fash­ion ex­perts had noth­ing to do with it, but Holly Willoughby wear­ing them on I’m A Celeb has got women ev­ery­where go­ing mad for Gren­son and Rus­sell & Brom­ley’s pairs. IN tests on mice, re­searchers at Univer­sity of Texas South­west­ern, found that the ef­fects of ex­er­cis­ing ‘semi­in­tensely’ can last for 48 hours. That means by hit­ting the gym on Fri­day, you could jus­tify a lazy week­end! THE for­mer First Lady’s mem­oir, Be­com­ing, is the fastest-sell­ing book of the year. It sold nine copies a sec­ond on the first day of sale, has shifted well in ex­cess of 3m copies to date and at the time of writ­ing it was sit­ting pretty at the top of Water­stones’ best­sellers chart. THE an­nual lin­gerie ex­trav­a­ganza has been mired in con­tro­versy this year for its lack of diver­sity when it comes to mod­els. And when the show fi­nally aired on US TV on Sun­day it pulled in its low­est au­di­ence since 2001 – just 3.27m view­ers. THE 100-year-old Swedish hard­ware store chain, which also sells home­wares and elec­tri­cal items, has an­nounced plans to close all six of its UK stores with the loss of 150 jobs af­ter an op­er­at­ing profit drop of 74%. SLEEP­ING too long raises risk of heart dis­ease and dy­ing young, a study for the Pek­ing Union Med­i­cal Col­lege in China sug­gests. Sleep­ing nine to 10 hours a day raised risk by 17% and sleep­ing more than 10 hours in­creased it by 41%. THE French DJ caused out­rage – jus­ti­fi­ably – this week when he asked Ada Hegerberg to twerk af­ter col­lect­ing the in­au­gu­ral Women’s Bal­lon d’Or tro­phy. The Lyon and Nor­way striker gave him a firm ‘no’ and he later apol­o­gised on so­cial me­dia for any of­fence caused.

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