Drake publishes open letter in response to Alton Sterling killing by police

July 7, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Rapper responds to the death of the 37-year-old black man, shot dead by Louisiana police outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge Drake has responded to the fatal shooting of…

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What do astronauts watch in space? You don't want to know

July 7, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

From a sci-fi horror masterpiece to an intergalactic disaster flick, movies shown to astronauts on the International Space Station may surprise you In space, no one can hear you scream….

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Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Pink contribute to Orlando charity single

July 6, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Two dozen stars including Gwen Stefani, Mary J Blige and Selena Gomez have contributed to Hands, a song made to honor the victims of the Orlando attack Pop stars including…

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Pixies to release new album, Head Carrier, in September

July 6, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Unlike their 2014 comeback, Indie Cindy, this one was conceived and recorded as a complete album. Listen here to its first single Pixies have announced the second album of their…

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Australian independent music label Alberts sold to BMG

July 6, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Label began as a family-run publishing company in 1884 and launched AC/DC, The Angels and The Easybeats Alberts, the longest running independent Australian music label, which launched AC/DC, The Angels…

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The Rock movie plot 'may have inspired MI6 source's Iraqi weapons claim'

July 6, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Chilcot report into Iraq war tells how intelligence agency feared a source’s information had been lifted from Hollywood thriller featuring Nicolas Cage An allegation in an MI6 report about Iraq’s…

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Abbas Kiarostami, Palme d'Or-winning Iranian film-maker, dies aged 76

July 5, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Celebrated Iranian director, whose Taste of Cherry won Cannes’ top prize in 1997, remained in the country after the Islamic revolution and continued to flourish Abbas Kiarostami, the multi-award-winning Iranian…

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Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West romance set for big screen

July 5, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Long-gestating adaptation of stage play Vita and Virginia by Eileen Atkins will be directed by Chanya Button Vita and Virginia, Eileen Atkins’s fictionalisation of the friendship and affair of writers…

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Queen's greatest hits crowned as UK's biggest-selling album

July 5, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

With 6.1m copies sold, Queen’s 1981 compilation heads list marking 60 years of the album chart first topped by Frank Sinatra Queen’s Greatest Hits has been revealed as the biggest-selling…

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Miracle of technology: story of Jesus to be released in virtual reality

July 5, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Viewers can feel like they were sitting on the hillside during the Sermon on the Mount or right beside the crypt during the resurrection in VR re-enactment First came the…

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Absolutely Fabulous off to corking start with £4.4m weekend at UK box office

July 4, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Brexit gloom, football counterprogramming and decent reviews help sitcom land in second place in UK charts Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie has scored the biggest UK film opening since Spectre, taking…

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ITV to reload Lethal Weapon in primetime slot

July 4, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Reboot of 1980s Mel Gibson and Danny Glover classic marks broadcaster’s return to heyday of LA Law and the Equalizer ITV has bought the TV adaptation of Lethal Weapon and…

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Spice Girls reunion 'not happening'

July 4, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Mel C and Victoria Beckham have reportedly scuppered plans for the girl power group to reform next year Despite reports that the Spice Girls were in talks to reform next…

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Singer-turned-chef Kelis pops up in London restaurant

July 4, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

In a collaboration with chef duo Le Bun, Kelis Rogers turns her talents to food after training at Cordon Bleu In a cramped kitchen off London’s Leicester Square, Kelis Rogers…

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Back in black: car fan finds lost British star of La Dolce Vita

July 3, 2016 Andrew Radion zero comment

Triumph TR3 used in Federico Fellini’s 1960 film was found and repainted in Italy and is due to go on display in Rome In one of Italian cinema’s most famous…

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