Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Bernard Haitink performed at the London Proms in 2019

Bernard Haitink: The famed conductor of classical music dies at the age of 92

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Bernard Haitink, a renowned Dutch conductor, has passed away at home in London. He was 92 years old.His career spans 65 years and he was the leader of some of the top orchestras...
Jane Austen's House in Chawton, Hampshire

Historic England: Jane Austen's house among heritage sites sharing £35m cash boost

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English heritage sites including the author Jane Austen's House and Hampton Court Palace are set to receive a £35m government funding boost.The Culture Recovery Fund will provide money to select sites.This fund is...
Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran: A singer will read the CBeebies Bedtime Story on Stuttering by Ed...

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Ed Sheeran is the new star of CBeebies Bedtime Stories. He will read about a boy with a strutter who struggles to communicate.The singer will also read I Talk Like a River from...
A guitar player

One-third of all jobs in the music industry were lost to the pandemic

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According to UK Music, one in three British music jobs was lost in the Covid-19 epidemic.According to research, there would be 69,000 fewer music jobs in 2020 than 2019 -- a 35% drop...
Ronnie Tutt

Ronnie Tutt: 'Legendary' Elvis Presley drummer dies at 83

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Ronnie Tutt died today at the age of 83.Elvis Presley Enterprises announced the sad news via its website Saturday.It said, "He was not only a legend drummer but he was also a friend...
Squid Game

Squid Game: Korean Drama Addiction on the Rise

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You are not alone if the thought of Squid Game bringing back childhood memories and making you nervous is what you feel.It tells the tale of two debt-ridden individuals competing for a crash...
Frances Haugen

Facebook claims of whistleblowers are checked against UK law

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A data privacy watchdog wrote to Facebook to request full evidence. This is to verify that the company was in breach of UK law. Elizabeth Denham (information commissioner) says that she would like...
Dean Cain

Making Superman bisexual is 'bandwagoning not brave' – actor Dean Cain

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Dean Cain, an ex-Superman actor has accused DC Comics hopping on the bandwagon and revealing that the new version of the character is bisexual.Next issue: Jon Kent (son of Clark Kent and Lois...
Sally Rooney (file photo)

Sally Rooney from Ireland in Israel to boycott row

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Sally Rooney, an Irish author is in the middle of controversy for refusing to let her latest book be translated into Hebrew from Israel by an Israeli firm.It was actually in support of...
Oh Wonder promotional shot

Ah Wonder! We were engulfed in cockroaches while on honeymoon in a burning house

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Many people honeymoon in romantic locations. Mauritius, Antigua, a cosy B&B on the coast. Not Oh Wonder.Indie-pop band duo The Twosome, who are as close as a couple have ever been, went to...
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