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ITV grilled over Jeremy Kyle lie detectors

Image copyright ITV/ShutterstockImage caption Jeremy Kyle turned down a request to appear before MPs The Jeremy Kyle Show’s bosses have been criticised by MPs for putting guests through lie detector tests without knowing how accurate those tests were. Damian Collins MP, chair of the House of Commons culture select committee, said the producers’ lack of […]

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Heartbeat actor William Simons dies aged 79

Image caption One of Simons’ BBC roles was in The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries between 1990 and 1994 Heartbeat actor William Simons, who charmed Sunday evening viewers for nearly two decades as easygoing veteran PC Alf Ventress, has died aged 79. Welsh-born Simons played the character in all 18 series of the 1960s-set show. He also […]