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Watch Fascinating New Trailer for David Bowie Doc ‘The Last Five Years’

David Bowie‘s unparalleled legacy and the remarkable final years of his life and career are teased in the new trailer for the upcoming HBO documentary, David Bowie: The Last Five Years. The film premieres January 8th, on what would’ve been the musician’s 71st birthday. Related Inside David Bowie’s Final Years [...]

Don’t be a mug: the best music-themed mugs for your morning cuppa

Do you feel unable to complete the day without a dose of caffeine and some musical inspiration? In that case, we’ve got something for you. Check out our collection of music-themed novelty mugs and sip from something stylish. Oasis Inspired Tea Here Now Mug – Buy NowThere is nothing quite so stereotypically British [...]

Jack White shares new music in bizarre ‘Servings and Portions from my Boarding House Reach’ video

Jack White has shared new music in the form of a bizarre new video. It is not yet known whether ‘Servings and Portions from my Boarding House Reach’ is a song in its own right, or whether its a teaser for White’s new album. The odd and chaotic clip appears to splice together “servings and portions” of new material by White. This [...]

Twitter’s spontaneous Rick & Morty joke will restore your faith in the internet

The beginnings of this Twitter joke aren’t particularly amazing – it’s basically pointing out that ‘Rick and Morty‘ and ‘rigormortis’ have a few consonants and vowel sounds in common. No: what makes it hilarious and great is the improbable, impromptu continuation of the joke’s basic premise by a legion of strangers. It’s a display of how the internet can work [...]

David Byrne Plots 2018 Tour

David Byrne will embark on a short North American tour next year in support of a new solo album that’s expected to arrive in March.  Related Watch David Byrne Lead Whitney Houston Karaoke at Variety Show The Talking Heads co-founder was in high [...]

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig confirms return of Rostam Batmanglij on new album

Vampire Weekend singer Ezra Koenig has confirmed that former bandmate Rostam Batmanglij will feature on the New York band’s anticipated fourth album. Despite officially leaving the group in January 2016, Koenig has confirmed that the multi-instrumentalist will feature on the record – which is set for release next year. “We’re working on some songs in the exact same way we’ve always worked,” [...]

7 t-shirts inspired by your favourite boxsets

If you reckon there’s nothing better than a day of binge-watching your favourite boxset, then we might have found you the perfect attire to kick back in. Whether it’s Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, House of Cards or some other cult viewing that you’re deep into right now, our selection of TV tees will appeal to your inner tellyhead.

Robbie Williams on mental health, new biography ‘Reveal’ and why he wants to perform with Liam

Back in the early noughties, Robbie Williams invited music journalist Chris Heath to his document his (comparatively bizarre) life for two years. The resulting book, 2004’s Feel, was an extremely candid bestseller that, perhaps surprisingly for an officially sanctioned biography, also a became a critical hit. Fast-forward to 2017 and they’ve repeated the trick, with Heath catching up on Robbie’s life [...]


Watch Harry Styles and James Corden kiss in ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Christmas special

13 December 2017

A ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Christmas special has been released and it sees Harry Styles sharing a kiss with host James Corden to wish him a happy Christmas. The festive clip features a whole host of stars that have graced the popular Late Late Show segment over the past year, including the likes of Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus, all taking on Christmas classic [...]

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30 Seconds To Greatness: GUAP co-founder Ibrahim Kamara

13 December 2017

As part of our #LifeHacks project, NME and the University of Salford are asking prominent figures from the creative industries to give an insight into their career journeys. Our ’30 Seconds To Greatness’ video series features a bitesize piece of advice, or a lesson learned, from people who have made it to the top in music, fashion, film, tech, and other creative [...]

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Watch Ty Dolla $ign’s Surprisingly Tragic ‘Side Effects’ Video

12 December 2017

Ty Dolla $ign pairs an upbeat RB-pop tune with a surprisingly tragic story in the new video for “Side Effects.” The song appears on the rap star’s latest album, Beach House 3. Related How Ty Dolla $ign Is Bringing RB Singing Back to the Charts [...]

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The Cure Announce Huge Outdoor 40th Anniversary Show in London

12 December 2017

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:27:00 The Cure Photos more the [...]

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Indie Wedding Songs: 20 Tracks Perfect For Your First Dance

12 December 2017

You only (hopefully) get to do it once, so making the right choice for a first dance song is an integral part of any big day. And if you want to get a bit more niche than Bruno Mars’ ‘Marry You’ then there’s a whole host of indie classics perfect for grabbing your beloved and sweeping them off their feet. [...]

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Miguel responds to “unfair” and “not accurate” sexual assault allegations

12 December 2017

Miguel has denied accusations of sexual assault after allegations made earlier this year resurfaced. In March, the RB singer was accused of sexual assault by a University Of New Mexico student named Xian Bass. Writing on Instagram, Bass alleged that Miguel had “reache[d] his hand down my shirt and [took] my breast out of my top” after she requested and took [...]

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Is Chance The Rapper teasing a Sesame Street appearance with this video?

12 December 2017

Chance The Rapper has posted a video online teasing a possible appearance on Sesame Street. The musician took to Twitter to publish a short video of himself on-set talking to Oscar the Grouch, a dustbin inhabiting character on the show. Leaning on a wall, Chance turns to the creature with a sincere expression. “Honestly, I’m just tired of people saying my music is [...]

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David Byrne announces “most ambitious” tour since ‘Stop Making Sense’ shows

12 December 2017

David Byrne has announced an upcoming solo tour – his first in nine years. The former Talking Heads frontman will be performing a small number of shows on the East Coast USA and South America, as well as European festivals including Inmusic in Croatia and Roskilde, Denmark. A number of new songs, as well as more familiar tunes, will hit the setlist. “I’m [...]

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Audio released from controversial Morrissey interview after he denies Kevin Spacey and Donald Trump comments

12 December 2017

Audio has been released from a controversial Morrissey interview that saw the star make headlines for alleged comments made about Kevin Spacey and Donald Trump. The former Smiths frontman made headlines in November after appearing to defend shamed actor Kevin Spacey in an interview with Germany’s Der Spiegel, claiming that the star had been “unnecessarily attacked” over sexual assault allegations. In the [...]

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New downtown home for Jacobs School opens

12 December 2017

Several local media outlets, including the Buffalo News, WIVB and WBEN reported on today’s grand opening of the new home of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. More than 500 people attended the ceremony for the state-of-the-art UB facility, including Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul. “We’re celebrating the grand opening of much more than a new building today. This [...]

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Watch Screaming Females’ Exquisite ‘Deeply’ Video

12 December 2017

New Jersey DIY heroes Screaming Females unveiled a striking live video for their latest song “Deeply,” which features singer/guitarist Marissa Paternoster performing a stripped-down version of the song alongside singer-songwriter Laura Veirs. Related Screaming Females Preview New LP With ‘Glass House’ Video [...]

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Moby Releases New Single, Album Confirmed For Release In March

12 December 2017

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:40:30 Moby Photos

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Charles Manson’s cause of death revealed

12 December 2017

Charles Manson’s cause of death has been revealed following the release of his death certificate. Notorious cult leader Manson died in a hospital in California last month (November 19). He was 83. At the time, his death was described as being due to natural causes. Now, TMZ has published Manson’s death certificate, which reveals that he died of acute cardiac arrest, respiratory failure and colon [...]

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Enjoy this pic of Stormzy and Idris Elba hanging out last weekend

12 December 2017

Last weekend, Idris Elba celebrated the festive season with a Christmas party at Kadie’s Cocktail Bar Club in London. Now pictures have surfaced from the event, with one featuring grime artist Stormzy, girlfriend and presenter Maya Jama, Idris Elba, and his girlfriend, the model Sabrina Dhowre. See the image below: LONDON, ENGLAND – [...]

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Larry King “flatly denies” groping allegations

12 December 2017

Larry King has denied allegations of sexual assault. The veteran US television personality and radio host has been accused of groping by Terry Richard, who was married to singer and actor Eddie Fisher from 1975-76. Richard told the Daily Mail that King groped her on two separate occasions – in 2005 and 2006, both at baseball awards dinners at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. During the [...]

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Death of a Porn Star

12 December 2017

August Ames in January 2016. Roger Kisby/Redux Popular porn star August Ames took her own life last week after finding herself in the middle of a controversy over cyberbullying and homophobia. In her four years working the adult film industry, the 23-year-old [...]

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Kendrick Lamar explains what it was like working with Taylor Swift

12 December 2017

Kendrick Lamar has described what it was like collaborating with Taylor Swift on ‘Bad Blood’. Lamar contributed a guest verse to Swift’s ‘1989’ single in 2015 and spoke about the team-up this week on Howard Stern’s Sirius XM show. “You gotta have great business mind and integrity and a great team,” Lamar said of the artists he’d be open to collaborating with. “The [...]

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YouTube & Apple Line Up Major Music Moves For 2018

12 December 2017

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:14:40 Further proof of the importance of music services in the eyes of Silicon Valley and the ears of consumers alike can be found in a couple of major [...]

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The Veronicas, Courtney Barnett and others call out sexism in Australian music industry

12 December 2017

More than 300 women from across the Australian music industry have signed an open letter in a bid to end sexual assault and discrimination. Centred around the hashtag #meNOmore, the letter recounts several anonymous experiences of sexism and abuse in the music industry from artists, managers, label employees and others. The extensive list of names includes The Veronicas (sisters Lisa and Jessica [...]

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Department of Energy honors Nat Fisch for plasma breakthrough

12 December 2017

To mark the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, which supports basic science at universities, the DOE has compiled 40 research highlights from the past 40 years, including several Nobel Prize-winning results. Their highlight from 1978 features the work of Nathaniel “Nat” Fisch, a professor of astrophysical sciences and the director of the Program in Plasma [...]

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Jessica Chastain Worried Speaking Out Would Destroy Her Career

12 December 2017

Jessica Chastain says in a new interview that she was shocked by her Golden Globes nomination yesterday – due in large part to how outspoken she has been about Hollywood’s many allegations of sexual misconduct. Related See Jessica Chastain on ‘Disturbing,’ Low Female Representation in Film [...]

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Amazon cites “arrival of the Night King” as reason for delayed delivery of ‘Game Of Thrones’ DVDs

12 December 2017

Amazon has blamed the Night King for Game Of Thrones DVDs being delivered late due to snowy conditions in the UK. A customer recently took to Reddit to share a screenshot of an email he says he received from Amazon after ordering a Blu-ray copy of Game Of Thrones season 7. The email was titled “Winter is here” and jokingly said that [...]

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The Cure: their 10 best songs

12 December 2017

Forty years? Come the 15th encore there have been Cure gigs that felt like they’d lasted that long, but it turns out that’s actually the span of their entire career. To mark the occasion, the Crawley noir rock legends and NME Godlike Geniuses are heading up a BST Hyde Park bill including Goldfrapp, Interpol, Editors, Ride and Slowdive next July. [...]

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Here’s what critics think of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

12 December 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi saw its LA premiere last weekend December 9 – and the reviews are in. Get yourself a lovely Star Wars Christmas jumper here The latest instalment in the intergalactic saga sees the return of Rey (Daisy Ridley) as she attempts to cajole a reclusive Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) into training her as a Jedi. At the end of [...]

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‘Harry Potter’ author JK Rowling made Companion of Honour

12 December 2017

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has been made a Companion of Honour. Rowling, 52, was presented with the prestigious award by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday (December 12). The Companion of Honour is an award established in 1917 and only held by 65 people at any time. It recognises services of national importance. Rowling was recognised for [...]

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Chvrches working with Adele producer on “poppier and weirder” new album

12 December 2017

Chvrches have discussed their upcoming third album in a new interview, describing it as “the most pop stuff we’ve done” but also “weirder” and “the most aggressive”. The Scottish trio last released an album in 2015 with ‘Every Open Eye’. Speaking recently to Entertainment Weekly, the band revealed that they have been working with producer Greg Kurstin (Adele, Liam Gallagher, Foo Fighters, [...]

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New downtown home of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB officially opens

12 December 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sixty-four years after moving to the University at Buffalo’s South Campus, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has returned to downtown Buffalo. The massive $375 million, 628,000-square-foot building officially opened today at 955 Main St., just steps from where it was located from 1893 to 1953. The building was the first to receive NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant funding through NYSUNY 2020, legislation that [...]

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Dark side of the moon: Motorcycle deaths linked to full moons

12 December 2017

Distracted drivers, like those who text behind the wheel, are a danger to themselves and to others. Even a brief, momentary glance away from the road can result in life-threatening consequences. Research published Dec. 11 in The BMJ points toward another potential distraction for motorists: the full moon, gracing the sky with its brightness around 12 times a year, and the [...]

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‘Feminism’ Is Merriam-Webster’s 2017 Word of the Year

12 December 2017

Late Monday night, Merriam-Webster announced its pick for 2017’s word of the year: Feminism. Related Women Showed Tremendous Courage in 2017 – Will It Make a Lasting Difference? Female bravery was inspiring to behold this year, though systemic reforms continue to elude us [...]

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Serge Pizzorno reveals why songwriting teams “lack soul”

12 December 2017

Serge Pizzorno has revealed his disdain for tracks that are written by songwriting teams, claiming that they lack the soul that is present in songs performed by the artist that initially wrote them. The Kasabian guitarist and songwriter admitted to Metro that musicians share more of an emotional connection with their fans when they’re singing the lyrics that they personally penned. “It’s [...]

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The last minute guide to your office Secret Santa gift

12 December 2017

Whoever says that away day with bizarre teamwork exercises or boozy evenings in your local is the best form of work place bonding is wrong; it’s obviously panicking over what to get your colleague for work place Secret Santa. The fear of getting it wrong, the realisation that you actually know nothing about the person you’re buying from, the embarrassment [...]

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Watch MGMT’s surreal video for new single ‘When You Die’

12 December 2017

MGMT have unveiled their new single called ‘When You Die’ and shared a video for the track. Scroll below to listen/watch. The band returned in October with comeback single ‘Little Dark Age’ from their new album of the same name. They last released a record in 2013 in the form of their self-titled third album. The New Yorker has premiered the hypnotic and surreal [...]

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Netflix responds to backlash over ‘creepy’ viewing figures tweet

12 December 2017

Netflix has responded to criticism after a tweet that singled out the viewing habits of users was branded “creepy”. Yesterday, the streaming giant revealed that one user had taken on 53 viewings of the festive movie A Christmas Prince. “To the 53 people who’ve watched A Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days: Who hurt you?”, they wrote on Twitter. But [...]

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Watch Ed Sheeran cover The Pogues’ ‘Fairytale Of New York’ in the Live Lounge

12 December 2017

Ed Sheeran has covered The Pogues‘ festive classic ‘Fairytale Of New York’ in a duet with Anne-Marie for Radio 1’s Live Lounge. Sheeran stopped by the Live Lounge today (December 12), performing his current number one single ‘Perfect’ and covering ‘Fairytale Of New York’, with Anne-Marie taking on the Kirsty MacColl vocals. Live Lounge with Clara Amfo airs on Radio 1 on weekdays from [...]

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Bibliothèque : un nouvel interface Cible+ !

12 December 2017

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Wampole receives book prize from Modern Language Association of America

12 December 2017

Christy Wampole, associate professor in the Department of French and Italian, has been awarded the annual prize for a first book from the Modern Language Association for “Rootedness: The Ramifications of Metaphor” (University of Chicago Press). Christy Wampole The MLA Prize for a First Book was established in 1993. It is awarded annually for the first book-length publication of a member of [...]

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Why the NFL Is Thriving, Not Failing

12 December 2017

At one time, baseball, boxing and horse racing dominated sports lore for decades, with names like Muhammad Ali, Babe Ruth and Secretariat making headlines in American – and around the globe. But in a 1972 Gallup poll, football overtook baseball as the most popular sport among Americans for the first time since the poll began in 1937. So why, suddenly, [...]

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Ready Player One movie: Release date, cast and everything we know so far

12 December 2017

When Ernest Cline’s first book ‘Ready Player One’ was released in 2011 it was met with critical acclaim, and immediately became a bestseller. The film rights were purchased by Warner Bros. on the same day that Ernest Cline got his publishing deal, so the adaptation has been in the works for a fairly long time. Now, with Steven Spielberg at [...]

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Miley Cyrus opens up about life since giving up weed

12 December 2017

Miley Cyrus has spoken out about the ways that her life has changed since giving up marijuana and going sober. The ‘Wrecking Ball’ singer, who this year released her acclaimed latest album ‘Younger Now‘, had always been very vocal about her past use of weed. Now, not only free from marijuana for ‘9-10’ weeks but having also given up alcohol too, [...]

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Peppa Pig accused of putting strain on NHS with “unrealistic” image of GPs

12 December 2017

A doctor has jokingly suggested that Peppa Pig could be responsible for placing unnecessary stress on the NHS after portraying “unrealistic” standards of care. One of the main characters on the hugely popular children’s show is Dr Brown Bear, a GP who works alone and provides his patients with an out-of-hours service, including home visits and taking phone calls outside of [...]

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Anne-Marie on the #MeToo campaign: ‘You’re strong enough to act, and we need to stand together’

12 December 2017

Anne-Marie has spoken out in support of the ‘#MeToo’ campaign – encouraging others to believe that they are strong enough to speak out against misogyny and sexual harassment. Speaking about the inspiration behind her upcoming new album, Anne-Marie told NME that she’d been moved to wrote about issues that impacted on young women in modern society. “I’ve got a lot of songs [...]

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InfOR Emploi : les "midis de l’emploi"

12 December 2017

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Alice in Chains Plot Headlining 2018 Tour

12 December 2017

Alice in Chains announced a headlining 2018 North American tour, with initial dates spanning April 28th in Boston through May 19th in Philadelphia. Ticket information is available at the band’s website. Related Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley: 10 Great Performances Follow the late [...]

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Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake unveil powerful new track and video ‘The Priest’

12 December 2017

Johnny Marr has unveiled a new collaborative track and video with acclaimed actress Maxine Peake. Check out ‘The Priest’ below. The former Smiths, Cribs, Modest Mouse and The The guitarist turned solo star has teamed up with the award-winning ‘Shameless’, ‘The Village’ and ‘Silk’ actress Peake to deliver a hard-hitting commentary on homelessness. Based on Joe Gallagher experiences his first the first [...]

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‘The Simpsons’ reveals deleted scenes from ‘Who Shot Mr Burns’

12 December 2017

Two previously unseen scripts from one of the most iconic episodes of The Simpsons have been shared online for the first time ever. The new dialogue from ‘Who Shot Mr Burns’ was shared online by writer Josh Weinstein, who originally wrote the 1995 episode in which the mean-spirited nuclear power plant owner is gunned down by Maggie Simpson. One page is taken [...]

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Robbie Williams reveals whether a full Take That reunion will ever happen

12 December 2017

Robbie Williams has opened up on whether Take That will ever reunite as a five piece again – after the departure of Jason Orange in 2014. After reuniting with the pop icons for 2010 album ‘The Flood’, Williams left once more a year later, before Orange’s exit turned the group into a three piece – consisting of Mark Owen, Gary Barlow, [...]

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‘We’ve not been exterminated yet’ – Liam Fray tells us about The Courteeners’ ‘St Jude’ 10th anniversary tour and re-release

12 December 2017

The Courteeners‘ Liam Fray has revealed that fans should expect a ‘huge celebration’ from their upcoming 10th anniversary shows for debut album ‘St Jude’. Check out our interview with Fray below. To mark a decade since the release of their acclaimed debut, the band will be playing two massive shows in London and Manchester, as well as releasing a new ‘Re:Wired’ [...]

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Liam Gallagher hits out at “creepy little tart” Noel after Graham Norton appearance

12 December 2017

Liam Gallagher has branded brother Noel a “creepy little tart” after he spoke about Liam’s love of Twitter during a recent TV appearance. As he appeared on The Graham Norton Show last Friday, Noel claimed that Liam’s notorious Twitter barbs were in fact a way of showing that he actually loves his older brother. “He’s obsessed, as lots of people are. There’s [...]

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[une] Rétrospective 2017: 12 mois, 12 experts

12 December 2017

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Justin Bieber, Cardi B, Katy Perry Support Bullied Student Keaton Jones

12 December 2017

Young Keaton Jones caught the attention of a number of major music artists and Hollywood celebrities over the weekend after his mother posted a one-minute video of him tearfully talking about being bullied Friday. Related Paris Jackson Speaks out Against Cyberbullying, Defends Justin Bieber [...]

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