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On the day the first Fringe shows should have kicked off, Edinburgh's Gilded Balloon venue has teamed up with Padlox Escape Rooms to offer a socially distanced treasure hunt featuring some famous festival faces such as Alan Cumming, Bill Bailey, Shappi Khorsandi, Zoe Lyons, Fred MacAulay and Jo Brand. Can you track down big festival fan Isla Fallot somewhere in the capital?

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Boycie flogs a hooky poker set | Recreate an Only Fools scene in your own home...

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Only Fools And Horses star John Challis is flogging a hooky set of poker cards, with four extra kings in the pack. The crooked game will enable sitcom fans…

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 Justin Brown has won the internet.

He has gone viral with this inspired re-edit of Donald Trump’s car crash of an interview with reporter Jonathan Swan of Axios.

In the remix, the President appears to be debated the Covid-19 figures with himself, and making it no less clearer than the noises he actually spouted during the discussion.

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As if the President needed any help looking dumb....

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