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Kelly Brook To Appear On Skins

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Actress and model Kelly Brook is set to make a ‘sexy‘ cameo appearance on the new series of Skins.

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Tom Cruise Wants Becks To Become A Movie Star

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Is David Beckham set to follow in the footsteps of Vinnie Jones? If Tom Cruise has his way, then Goldenballs might be ready to chase after the leading man from the Crazy Gang.

David Beckham has tried his hand at a number of different job roles – male model, fashion designer, aftershave producer… oh yeah, and he also plays football every now and again. It seems Mr Beckham may soon be adding another string to his bow though, at least if Hollywood pal Tom Cruise has got anything to do with it.

Speaking on a possible career change for Golden Balls, Cruise said: “I’ve been encouraging him to become an actor. He’s got the looks, he’s got everything. He’d be terrific.”  Beckham may have captivated a football crowd or two in his time but would he be able to hold his own on the silver screen?

Cruise was speaking in London last night during the premiere of his new film Knight and Day, which also stars Cameron Diaz. Cruise and Diaz also took time out of their hectic schedules to film a racing segment for the BBC’s Top Gear show.

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The vuvuzelas is now banned in England

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Surely the news every British football fan wanted to hear as a number of English clubs have banned fans from bringing vuvuzelas to their grounds. The trumpets were an ever present, and very noisy, feature at this summer’s World Cup in South Africa.

While the South Africans may love to watch football to the sounds of a traffic jam, it appears the English crowds are not so keen. So far Tottenham, Arsenal, Birmingham, Everton, Fulham and West Ham have all banned vuvuzelas from their Premiership grounds.

A number of Football League clubs have also followed suit by banning the trumpets, that make the noise of a swarm of bees crossed with a car horn when blown.

It seems that the majority of British football fans favour chants from the crowd over the noise created by the vuvuzelas. An Everton statement read: “In the wake of the World Cup in South Africa we have received many emails from our supporters asking that we ban vuvuzelas on the grounds that they are simply irritating – but none urging us to permit their use at first-team fixtures.”

A West Ham Statement read: “The club wish at all times to ensure that all supporters are allowed to enjoy the game they are watching and prides itself on the passionate, loud and robust support from our fans at all matches at Upton Park.”

Where do you stand on the vuvuzelas debate – are they noisy and irritating or do they add to the atmosphere? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Wossy Bids Farewell To The Beeb

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Wossy Raw

Jonathan Ross has recorded his final chat show on the BBC.

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Lorry Sheds 2m Euros On Roadside

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EuroCoins Raw

An Italian security lorry has a costly accident

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