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Glasgow Art School fire: Council leader has hope

Glasgow Art School fire: Council leader has hope

There is “hope” for the future of Glasgow School of Art after it was gutted in a massive blaze, according to the leader of the city council. Construction experts have suggested the historic Mackintosh building could be so badly damaged, it would have to be torn down. But council leader ...

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Life in art – The Hindu

Life in art - The Hindu

“Art is joy. It helps me find my inner peace. I convey my understanding of the world through my works. Nothing can be compared to the excitement that a painting can provide,” says artist Santhosh Babu Kannan at Kasthuri Sreenivasan Art Gallery. His paintings are exhibited along with those of ...

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World Cup 2018: England win attracts 18.3m TV audience, record 3m streams

World Cup 2018: England win attracts 18.3m TV audience, record 3m streams

Harry Kane heads last-gasp England winner 2018 Fifa World Cup on the BBC Host: Russia Dates: 14 June – 15 July Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. England’s World Cup win over Tunisia was ...

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A gallery in Bengaluru offers prints of masterpieces for sale and rentals to IT corporates

A gallery in Bengaluru offers prints of masterpieces for sale and rentals to IT corporates

Imagine if your office turned into an art gallery displaying prints of masterpieces from museums across the world, which are on your bucket list? Even if they don’t, you surely wouldn’t mind some aesthetics celebrated the world over, to beautify your work space. Abstract or figuratives, landscapes or still life, ...

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Will Ferrell to star in a film based on Eurovision

Will Ferrell to star in a film based on Eurovision

Will Ferrell will star in a new film about the Eurovision Song Contest for Netflix. The film, which will be called Eurovision, will be set at the music competition. The Anchorman star was at this year’s contest and is thought to have been a fan since being introduced to it ...

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5SOS: Mental health help in music not good enough

5SOS: Mental health help in music not good enough

Image caption Ashton Irwin from the band says there isn’t enough help in the industry, especially for up and coming talent Five Seconds of Summer have told Newsbeat mental health support is “not at all” good enough for musicians. “The support network isn’t there just yet,” says Drummer Ashton Irwin. ...

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This exhibition in Florida explores surrealist artist Salvador Dali’s roots | art and culture

Clyde Butcher gestures as he gives a description of one of his photographs during the opening of his Clyde Butcher, Visions of Dali

Photographer Clyde Butcher is known for his sweeping, evocative black-and-white photos of Florida’s Everglades. But when he first arrived in the Sunshine State almost 40 years ago, he looked around and couldn’t find anything to photograph. “Flat. No mountains. No waterfalls. Boring. I didn’t do anything for almost the first ...

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The Rolling Stones: How Eel Pie Island shaped the band’s career

The Rolling Stones: How Eel Pie Island shaped the band's career

Image copyright Mike Peters Image caption Mick Jagger performing at Eel Pie Island in 1963 The Rolling Stones’ return to Twickenham on 19 June is more than just another tour date – it’s a rock ‘n’ roll pilgrimage five decades in the making. Back in 1963, exactly 55 years ago ...

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Did colour cost Lenny Kravitz a major role in Big Little Lies?

Did colour cost Lenny Kravitz a major role in Big Little Lies?

Image copyright Matthieu Bitton Image caption The singer previously starred in films including Precious, The Butler and The Hunger Games Rock star Lenny Kravitz says he lost a role on the TV show Big Little Lies because producers felt uneasy about casting a black actor as a villain. The star ...

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Susanna Reid in ‘constant battle’ with Piers Morgan

Susanna Reid in 'constant battle' with Piers Morgan

Image copyright ITV Image caption Morgan and Reid have been co-presenting on ITV since 2015 Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid has revealed she feels she wages “a constant battle for airtime” with her outspoken co-host Piers Morgan. “Sometimes I open my mouth to ask a question and hear Piers’s ...

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