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Trump fan waves flag to disrupt De Niro stage show

Trump fan waves flag to disrupt De Niro stage show

Entertainment
A Donald Trump supporter has waved a "Keep America Great" flag in front of a Robert De Niro-directed play in New York. The man unfurled the banner while standing near the stage during a curtain call for A Bronx Tale, directed by De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks.The US President and De Niro have been involved in a public spat since the 74-year-old Hollywood actor received a standing ovation for yelling "f*** Trump" on stage at the Tony Awards in New York earlier this month. 0:30 ...
Froome takes Giro lead with stunning stage win, Yates drops away dramatically

Froome takes Giro lead with stunning stage win, Yates drops away dramatically

Sports
Chris Froome launched a devastating attack to win stage 19 of the Giro d'Italia and take the leader's pink jersey from fellow Briton Simon Yates.Yates finished almost 39 minutes behind Team Sky's Froome, who attacked 80km from the finish in Bardonecchia.Froome, 33, was fourth prior to Friday's 184km run from Venaria Reale. But, with two days remaining, he now has a 40-second lead over Tom Dumoulin as he attempts to become the first British man to win the Giro d'Italia.BeSpoke podcast - 'One of the best rides of all time'The four-time Tour de France champion is also attempting to become only the seventh man to win all three Grand Tours, and just the third to win three in succession."I don't th...
SuRie stage invader released on bail

SuRie stage invader released on bail

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device The man who invaded the stage during the UK's performance at the Eurovision Song Contest has been released on bail.SuRie was performing her song Storm when a man ran on stage and snatched the microphone from her during the live broadcast from Lisbon on Saturday.A statement from the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said "charges are pending the result of an ongoing police inquiry".The statement added the EBU's own investigation is ongoing.The organisation had previously confirmed the intruder - who had shouted "we demand freedom" while on the stage - had been taken into police custody for questioning: The EBU's statement:"The stage invader was questioned by police i...
Stage invader grabs mic during UK Eurovision performance

Stage invader grabs mic during UK Eurovision performance

Entertainment
The UK's Eurovision contender SuRie was interrupted by a stage invader during her performance at the grand final in Lisbon. The man, dressed in a black and red bandana, reportedly shouted about "Nazis of the UK media" as the singer performed her track Storm.The intruder was dragged off stage by security after shouting "we demand freedom" and the singer clapped along until she was given a new microphone.It came before the winner of this year's song contest was announced as Netta Barzilai for Israel with her song Toy. 0:10 ...
Theatre titans stage blockbuster Barings deal

Theatre titans stage blockbuster Barings deal

Business
The husband-and-wife theatre tycoons who ‎have run a swathe of London's live entertainment scene for decades are lining up their next fortune by selling a chunk of their business empire.Sky News has learnt that Sir ‎Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire, the co-chief executives of Trafalgar Entertainment Group (TEG), are in advanced talks with the private equity division of Barings about a potential deal.The negotiations are expected to see TEG, which owns the Trafalgar Studios theatre in the West End, raising tens of millions of pounds to fund its expansion as well as a windfall for the company's shareholders.A deal could be struck within weeks, according ‎to insiders, who said that Sir Howard and Ms Squire would remain at the helm of the business.TEG‎ is chaired by Greg Dyke, the former BBC