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Julian Bream: Classical guitarist dies aged 87

Classical guitarist and lute player Julian Bream has died at his home in Wiltshire at the age of 87. The virtuoso musician performed globally during his heyday, and was renowned for his recordings of new compositions and masterclasses. He won four Grammy Awards and received 20 nominations between 1960 and 85. A self-taught musician, Bream […]

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Vick Hope to join BBC Radio 1’s Life Hacks

Vick Hope is joining BBC Radio 1 as co-host on the Life Hacks show. The presenter will be pairing up with Katie Thistleton on the Sunday 16:00 – 18:00 slot, which focuses on discussions and advice about issues like mental health and relationships. She’ll also be doing the Official Chart: First Look straight after, as […]

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Middlemarch reissued under George Eliot’s real name

Image copyright Women’s Prize for FictionImage caption The Reclaim Her Name collection runs to 25 titles in all Novels written by women using male pen names have been reissued using the authors’ actual names. The collection includes George Eliot’s Middlemarch, which has been reissued under the author’s real name, Mary Ann Evans, for the first […]

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Sumner Redstone: US media mogul dies aged 97

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Sumner Redstone famously proclaimed that “content is king” Sumner Redstone, one of the US media giants who shaped the modern entertainment industry, has died at the age of 97. Redstone took over his father’s drive-in movie theatre business National Amusements and turned it into a multi-billion dollar cinema and media […]