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Pop music is getting faster (and happier)

After years of slower beats and introspective lyrics, pop is becoming optimistic again. Here's why.

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Glee star Naya Rivera missing after boat trip with son

A search is under way after the actress's four-year-old is found alone in a boat on a California lake.

source: BBC News

Stormzy's surprise paint job for Croydon teen's bedroom

The musician also talks about why he was cheering at the recent Black Lives Matter protests in London.

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Comedy clubs get serious with plea for emergency arts funding

Clubs call for government help after a survey suggests many face closure without financial support.

source: BBC News

How Rachel Hislop relaunched Okayplayer - despite everything

The influential hip-hop site was ready for a new chapter, then the world changed around it.

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Johnny Depp denies slapping ex-wife for laughing at him

The Hollywood star tells a libel hearing his ex-wife had been "building a dossier" against him.

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Thandie Newton explains why she dropped out of 2000's Charlie's Angels

Newton says she was asked to play up to racial stereotypes and felt "objectified" in the role.

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Kanye West: Presidential hopeful wants to run the White House like Wakanda

The rapper and presidential hopeful wants to run the White House like Wakanda.

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Kasabian confirm they ordered Tom Meighan to leave after his assault charge

"Domestic violence can never be excused," say the band, in a statement clarifying the star's exit.

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Killing Eve: How author Luke Jennings created Villanelle

We speak to the man who created the character of Villanelle, author Luke Jennings.

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'There aren't many great novels about music'

Mitchell says he wanted to "outwit" the difficulty as he launches his new novel about a 60s band.

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