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Solomon Akhtar, Scott McCulloch, Daniel Lassman in the boardroom. Picture: Boundless/Jim Marks

Ex-Hornchurch FC footballer Daniel Lassman from Chigwell survives Apprentice boardroom

A businessman was on the brink of being fired on last night’s episode of The Apprentice.

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Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Album review: Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Green shows what he can do when he puts his mind to his rhymes in this mixed bag of a return.

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Daniel Lassman, 27, who will appear on this year's Apprentice. Picture: Boundless/Jim Marks

Ex-Hornchurch FC footballer Daniel Lassman from Chigwell to appear in Apprentice

An ex-footballer-turned-entrepreneur is set to hit TV screens tonight as the new series of hit TV show The Apprentice kicks off.

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Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World

Album review: Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World

The feted duo pick up their guitars to retread old ground - but can they still cut it?

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Late Night Tales - Franz Ferdinand

Album review: Late Night Tales - Franz Ferdinand

Yet another sterling selection in this series, this time from Alex Kapranos and co.

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Ty Segall - Manipulator

Album review: Ty Segall - Manipulator

Gritty, gambolling garage-rock raconteur hits his creative high water mark.

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Orenda Fink - Blue Dream

Album review: Orenda Fink - Blue Dream

Mellow, mellifluous and soothing collection that bridges the alt-pop and singer-songwriter genres.

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Royal Blood - Royal Blood

Album review: Royal Blood - Royal Blood

A searing, exciting and uncompromising debut from the new darlings of rock.

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John Dudman is calling for people to come forward to take part in his variety show.

Search is on for budding cabaret performers for Barkingside show

A veteran cabaret producer and director is looking for singers, dancers and musicians, ahead of his ensemble’s show next month.

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Jonathan Antoine will be releasing his debut solo album Tenore on October 13.

Interview with Britain’s Got Talent opera star Jonathan Antoine

Once a shy teen with a hidden talent, Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jonathan Antoine is now an opera star who is set to release his debut solo album.

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Famy - We Fam Econo

Album review: Famy - We Fam Econo

A shining and adventurous new talent arrives on the indie crossover scene - do yourself a favour and check them out.

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Vena Portae - Vena Portae

Album review: Vena Portae -Vena Portae

More evocative, emotive alt-folk from Emily Barker, whose latest incarnation adds another string to her bow.

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Irving Berlin. [Picture: Barrie Stacey]

Life of acclaimed 1930s songwriter set to be celebrated at Ilford show

A whirlwind of stars have gathered together to celebrate the life and successful career of a widely recognised songwriter.

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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

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Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Album review: Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Huge mainstream success surely beckons for this songsmith, who packs an armful of poppy, heartsting-tugging tunes.

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Alvvays - Alvvays

Album review: Alvvays - Alvvays

Accessible, hummable and lightly melancholic indie tunesmithery from the Canadian debutantes.

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The Raveonettes - Pe'ahi

Album review: The Raveonettes - Pe’ahi

Danish rock duo let the colour in and make their best record in... well, possibly ever.

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Breeders,        Promotion, , London, UK, 2014, Credit: Johan Persson/

Tamzin Outhwaite speaks about her most important role as a mother ahead of new stage role

Tamzin Outhwaite is a little breathless when negotiating the first question of our interview, but whether it is down to her frenetic schedule or excitement over her imminent appearance in a West End play is not initially clear.

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Astronauts - Hollow Ponnnds

Album review: Astronauts - Hollow Ponds

Textured, electro-meets-pastoral adventurism in this rather lovely debut LP.

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Eric Clapton & Friends - An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Album review: Eric Clapton & Friends - The Breeze, An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Slowhand buddies up with his living legend mates for an exacting JJ Cale tribute. For die-hard fans only.

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Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Album review: Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Green shows what he can do when he puts his mind to his rhymes in this mixed bag of a return.

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John Dudman is calling for people to come forward to take part in his variety show.

Search is on for budding cabaret performers for Barkingside show

A veteran cabaret producer and director is looking for singers, dancers and musicians, ahead of his ensemble’s show next month.

Read full story »

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