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David Beckham film plays at hospital he was born in

Image copyright PA MediaImage caption Taylor-Johnson’s David video is on display at Whipps Cross Hospital An hour-long video of former footballer David Beckham sleeping has gone on show at the London hospital he was born in. Sam Taylor-Johnson’s artwork has been loaned to the ultrasound department at Whipps Cross Hospital in Leytonstone, east London, until […]

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Soul singer Celeste wins Brits Rising Star award

Image copyright Getty Images/Brits/BBCImage caption Celeste follows such recent winners as Rag’n’Bone Man (left) and Sam Fender (right) Soul singer Celeste has won the Brits’ Rising Star award, priming her for success in 2020. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Brighton, the musician has turned heads with her beguiling, soulful voice. After winning the […]

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Was this the original Fyre festival?

Today marks 50 years since the Altamont Festival, which became famous for the wrong reasons. Four people died at the festival, including one who was fatally stabbed by a member of the Hells Angels, Alan Passaro. Passaro was charged with murder but later acquitted on grounds of self-defence. Joel Selvin, author of Altamont: The Rolling […]

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Royal Opera House and Met drop Vittorio Grigolo over ‘aggressive behaviour’

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Grigolo admitted his personality could be “very exuberant at times” The Royal Opera House and New York’s Metropolitan Opera have dropped tenor Vittorio Grigolo over “inappropriate and aggressive behaviour” on tour. The London venue said the behaviour occurred “at a curtain call and afterwards” in Tokyo in September. Grigolo posted […]