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UB40’s Brian Travers to ‘live life to the full’ after surgery

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images UB40 saxophonist Brian Travers says he will "carry on living life to the full" after having two brain tumours removed.The founding member of the Birmingham band, who topped the charts in 1983 with Red Red Wine, added that he does not plan to give up alcohol or smoking.In March, the 60-year-old had a seizure at his home and was later found to have two tumours
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Game of Thrones: Amazon error as second episode is uploaded early

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Emilia Clarke plays Daenerys Targaryen in HBO's popular fantasy series The latest episode of Game of Thrones was uploaded to Amazon early due to an "error", the company has said.The second instalment of the eighth and final series was not supposed to be broadcast until Sunday evening.But some Amazon Prime members were able to watch it several hours before that."We regret that for a
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Influencers: How a ‘new breed’ of social media stars changed the game

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty/Models 1 Image caption L-R: Kylie Jenner, The Bloom Twins and Natasha Ndovlu Your last name doesn't have to be Jenner or Kardashian to be able to make a living from social media posts, as a new generation of influencers and "micro-influencers" are proving.It's perfectly possible you've never heard of James Charles. Birmingham City Council clearly hadn't.They were taken by surprise by the thousands of fans who
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Avengers Endgame: The Marvel Cinematic Universe explained

[ad_1] SPOILER ALERT! This article contains details of the plots of some Marvel films, including recent releases. Image copyright Disney Image caption Why so serious? Perhaps the Avengers: Endgame cast are getting theirs heads round the ins and outs of the MCU Marvel sequel Avengers: Endgame hits UK cinemas on 25 April and is widely expected to be the biggest release of 2019.The film will be the 22nd entry in
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The special flavour of rock’n’roll Beijing

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The indie bands of the Chinese capital, Beijing, have their own raw, distinctive sound, says the BBC's Stephen McDonell - partly because they are so isolated from the rest of the rock'n'roll world.High-top black Feiyue sneakers hit the effects pedal, drums and guitars kick in and a surge of bodies moves to the sound. Cheap beer, smoky air, raucous noise; cluttered, ramshackle and bohemian… this
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Arinze Stanley: ‘Patience is the key to my art’

[ad_1] You might remember the young artist, Kareem Waris Olamilekan, who went viral when he was featured in a BBC Africa video in 2018. Well, this is the artist who inspired him.Arinze Stanley Egbengwu, also from Nigeria, practices a type of art called hyper-realism, where the pictures look more like photographs than drawings.He shows BBC Africa's What's New? what it takes to create such a realistic-looking piece of art. [ad_2]
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Naomi Campbell hit by fashion racism in Asian country

[ad_1] The British supermodel says she was rejected from a recent campaign because of her "skin colour".Naomi Campbell was speaking in Lagos, Nigeria, where she is attending the Arise Fashion week, an event that showcases diversity and the best fashion designers from across Africa. She told the BBC's Mayeni Jones that she was baffled when her picture wasn't used, given her family 'genes'. [ad_2] Source link
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Lil Dicky’s all-star environmental music video goes viral

[ad_1] Image copyright Lil Dicky Image caption The video features cameos from 30 celebrity musicians An all-star animated environmental music video featuring the voices of Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande has gone viral on social media.The song Earth, by comedian and rapper Lil Dicky, also has cameos from Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg and Miley Cyrus.Speaking to Time, Dicky - aka David Burd - said: "What started as a
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Jung lovers: BTS delve into psychology on their album, Map Of The Soul

[ad_1] Image caption BTS's album, Map Of The Soul: Persona, is heading for number one on both sides of the Atlantic Almost 30 years ago, in a classroom in the Jung Institute of Evanston, Illinois, Dr Murray Stein delivered a series of lectures that have had an unexpected impact on pop history.The topic was Carl Jung, the founding father of analytic psychology, who proposed and developed the concepts of extravert
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How to transform into a unicorn

[ad_1] A make-up artist's striking work has earned her a glowing fanbase, with more than 400,000 people following her on social media.Tiffany Hunt, 23, who was a runner-up on BBC Three's Glow Up, can transform herself into anything from a butterfly to The Grinch in less than 90 minutes.The influencer, from Sherwood in Nottingham, posts make-up tutorials of her eye-catching creations on her Instagram page. [ad_2] Source link