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<div class="square" style="float:right">[[File:Square eurovision logo.jpg|75px|Caroline Flack]]</div>27 February '''Nul Puff'''<br/>The United Kingdom's entry for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest has been announced as My Last Breath, performed by James Newman, who co-wrote Ireland's 2017 entry. It is the first entry co-selected by BMG, who teamed up with the BBC following four years of [[A Song for Europe|selection by public vote]].<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:Caroline_flack_headshot.jpg|75px|Caroline Flack]]</div>15 February '''Caroline Flack'''<br/>The death has been announced of [[Caroline Flack]], aged 40, after a trial by media following her 12 December arrest. She won the 2014 series of [[Strictly Come Dancing]] and had presented a series of [[The X Factor]] with [[Olly Murs]] but was best known for presenting the first five series of the revival of [[Love Island]].<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:Caroline_flack_headshot.jpg|75px|Caroline Flack]]</div>15 February '''Caroline Flack'''<br/>The death has been announced of [[Caroline Flack]], aged 40, after a trial by media following her 12 December arrest. She won the 2014 series of [[Strictly Come Dancing]] and had presented a series of [[The X Factor]] with [[Olly Murs]] but was best known for presenting the first five series of the revival of [[Love Island]].<br/><br/>
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<div class="square" style="float:right">[[Image:Square love island.jpg|75px|Love Island]]</div>20 December '''Writ Ins Whitmore'''<br/>[[Laura Whitmore]] has been announced as the new host of 2020's Winter [[Love Island]] and show narrator [[Iain Stirling]] her Aftersun co-host. It is currently unknown as to whether [[Caroline Flack]] will return for subsequent series, summer series or no series.<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:right">[[Image:Square love island.jpg|75px|Love Island]]</div>20 December '''Writ Ins Whitmore'''<br/>[[Laura Whitmore]] has been announced as the new host of 2020's Winter [[Love Island]] and show narrator [[Iain Stirling]] her Aftersun co-host. It is currently unknown as to whether [[Caroline Flack]] will return for subsequent series, summer series or no series.<br/><br/>
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<div class="square" style="float:left">[[Image:Square love island.jpg|75px|Love Island]]</div>17 December '''Flack's off'''<br/>[[Caroline Flack]] has stepped down as host of [[Love Island]]. The presenter was arrested on 12 December after an altercation with her boyfriend at their shared Islington home. A replacement host will be named for the winter series, scheduled to begin on 8 January.<br/><br/>
 
''Previous stories can be found in our [[News Archive]]. For more in-depth analysis, check out [[Weaver's Week]], usually published every Sunday.''
''Previous stories can be found in our [[News Archive]]. For more in-depth analysis, check out [[Weaver's Week]], usually published every Sunday.''

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Caroline Flack
27 February Nul Puff
The United Kingdom's entry for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest has been announced as My Last Breath, performed by James Newman, who co-wrote Ireland's 2017 entry. It is the first entry co-selected by BMG, who teamed up with the BBC following four years of selection by public vote.

Caroline Flack
15 February Caroline Flack
The death has been announced of Caroline Flack, aged 40, after a trial by media following her 12 December arrest. She won the 2014 series of Strictly Come Dancing and had presented a series of The X Factor with Olly Murs but was best known for presenting the first five series of the revival of Love Island.

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28 January Nicholas Parsons
The death has been announced of Nicholas Parsons, aged 96, after a short illness. Although his showbiz career spanned three quarters of a century, Parsons was best known for chairing Just a Minute from its inception in 1967, as well as Sale of the Century. You can read Iain Weaver's two-part appreciation from 2017, starting with part one.

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Love Island
20 December Writ Ins Whitmore
Laura Whitmore has been announced as the new host of 2020's Winter Love Island and show narrator Iain Stirling her Aftersun co-host. It is currently unknown as to whether Caroline Flack will return for subsequent series, summer series or no series.

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