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Coachella: Beyonce’s black pride symbolism explained

By Alex Taylor BBC News Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Beyonce used black and yellow colours to reference Alpha Phi Alpha, the first black inter-college fraternity Beyonce finally headlined Coachella on Saturday – a year after delaying her appearance due to pregnancy. And she’s returning this weekend for the festival’s reprise. The first, career-spanning set, […]

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A philosopher rates Kanye West’s tweets

By Mark Savage BBC Music reporter Image copyright Getty Images “It’s not where you take things from. It’s where you take them to.” We all knew Kanye West had a way with words. But instead of rap lyrics, these days the star is dropping knowledge on Twitter. Since he reactivated his account on Monday, West […]

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Rachel Weisz announces pregnancy at 48

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Weisz says she “can’t wait” to meet her baby Rachel Weisz has announced that she is expecting a baby with her husband Daniel Craig. The 48-year-old actress has an 11-year-old son, while Bond star Craig, 50, has a 25-year-old daughter. In an interview with the New York Times, the star […]

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‘Shut Up Morrissey’ merch sends a message

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Morrissey: “The most offensive thing you can do in modern Britain is to have an opinion and to talk clearly” Every time he gives an interview, lots of fans wish they could tell the former Smiths singer: “Shut up, Morrissey.” The latest interview, in which he said London Mayor Sadiq […]

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How does Tina Turner rate her own musical?

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Tina Turner made a rare public appearance with husband Erwin Bach for the show’s launch “A lot of people have asked me why I wanted to make a musical. I always found it a little difficult to answer… because I don’t.” It might not be the ringing endorsement you’d normally […]

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Ant McPartlin fined £86,000 for drink driving

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAnt McPartlin apologises outside court following drink driving sentence TV presenter Ant McPartlin has been fined £86,000 and given a 20-month driving ban after pleading guilty to drink driving. Speaking outside Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court, he said: “I let myself down, I let a lot of people down. […]