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Have you got what it takes to be on MasterChef 2015?

If you’re an amateur cook who can handle the heat in the kitchen you could feature in the new series of MasterChef alongside judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace. The application process for the BBC show, which returns for its 11th season in 2015, has opened, but you’ll need to be quick as the closing date for entries is this …

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Treorchy musician’s charity single definitely has the X Factor

A Treorchy musician has raised more than £8,500 for cancer research by writing and releasing a song which features an X Factor contestant. Neil Fitzpatrick, 41, who is donating every single penny from the sales of the CD and digital download to Cancer Research UK, was inspired to write the song Apart after losing a number of people to the …

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Review: Cheers to Alex Polizzi -The Fixer

She’s the hotelier and business guru with the answer to everybody’s problems or so it would seem. Yep, Alex Polizzi has returned for a third series of saving Britain’s fledgling companies and bringing them back from the brink of collapse. The know-it-all (and I mean that in the nicest way) headed to Devon in the opening episode to help Hunter’s …

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Watch: Katherine Jenkins takes on the ice bucket challenge

Katherine Jenkins is the latest celeb to take part in the ice bucket challenge, which has seen everyone from David Beckham to George Bush embrace the fundraising trend. The Neath mezzo soprano, who had received multiple nominations, shared the video on her Twitter page and urged fans to donate to Macmillan, her charity of choice. In the vid, Kath is …

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How to make perfect coffee by a real Welsh expert

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yes, you heard it from you mum, but that’s because it was right and she was smart. If you spotted yesterday’s ultimate bacon buttie – and perhaps whipped one up yourself – no doubt you’re still in paroxysms of joy. In fact, the only think missing was a cup of coffee …

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Uncovered after 50 years: Lost chapter of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

A chapter from Cardiff-born author Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been published for the first time – 50 years after it was cut from the final version. The missing chapter was intended to be the fifth entry in the novel and contains different characters from those in the final publication. Colourful descriptions of an extra room buried …

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Review: It’s back to the classroom in BBC’s Big School

Planners at the ready, Big School is back for a brand new term bursting with staff room shenanigans and student drama that’ll have you questioning your education. With the summer holidays coming to a close, it’s only fitting that the goings on at Greybridge School returned to our screens. Now in its second series, the witty one-liners are out in …

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Review: Bullet For My Valentine get spooked on Most Haunted

When it comes to the paranormal Yvette Fielding and the Most Haunted team are ghost hunting professionals, having scared us all senseless for nearly a decade. Of course, there is always going to be questions asked about whether the footage captured is altered or staged to suit the scene. So the fact that Bridgend rockers Bullet For My Valentine asked …

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Kitchen cheats: 10 best-selling spices and how to use them

Herbs and spices are a chef’s best friend, no question. But the little jars of colourful flavourings and piquant seasonings can give a deathly fright to those of us who have less than a full grasp of what’s going on in the kitchen. Ian Butt was never frightened of the magic of this world of flavour. The businessman grew up …

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Sherlock fans should "expect the unexpected" says Emmy winner Martin Freeman

Sherlock star Martin Freeman has revealed that the fourth series of the detective show will be full of surprises. The clue was dropped following an incredible night at the Emmy Awards for the show which saw wins for both Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch as well as writer Steven Moffat. “It’s going to be full of surprises for you, and for …

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