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Elmo puppeteer takes leave amid sex scandal

Elmo puppeteer takes leave amid sex scandal

The puppeteer and voice behind the character Elmo on "Sesame Street" has taken a leave of absence from the children's television show following allegations that he had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy, producers say.

Paul Henry in talks to front new Close Up

Paul Henry is in talks for a return to TVNZ to front the new-look Close Up programme, the New Zealand Herald has been told.

'Bleak Shop' really is

Now and then, one falls in love - platonically - with amusing men.

Building loyal fans

 Building loyal fans

Kurt Angle is a genuine legend of wrestling. The former Olympic gold medallist won every title going at WWE, and has won the lot at TNA. He talks to Hayden Meikle.

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