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Ryan Tedder slams ‘ludicrous’ copyright cases

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ryan Tedder reportedly makes $2.5 million writing songs for other artists in a single year Ryan Tedder has written some of pop's biggest hits, including Beyonce's Halo, Ed Sheeran's Happier and, for his own band OneRepublic, Counting Stars.But he says pop is in danger of being stifled by the rise in copyright cases."It's a conversation in every writing session," he tells the BBC."The
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Diego Maradona at Cannes: Touching the foot ‘blessed by God’

[ad_1] Image copyright El Grafico Image caption Diego Maradona had England in a spin at the 1986 World Cup by scoring both goals in Argentina's 2-1 victory; one with his famous left foot and other with his infamous left 'hand of God' Like many of us, Asif Kapadia seems to prefer his heroes when they're fundamentally flawed.From the Bafta-winning Senna; the tale of the life and tragic death of Brazilian
Entertainment

Diego Maradona at Cannes: Touching the foot ‘blessed by God’

[ad_1] Image copyright El Grafico Image caption Diego Maradona had England in a spin at the 1986 World Cup by scoring both goals in Argentina's 2-1 victory; one with his famous left foot and other with his infamous left 'hand of God' Like many of us, Asif Kapadia seems to prefer his heroes when they're fundamentally flawed.From the Bafta-winning Senna; the tale of the life and tragic death of Brazilian
Education

Too many children in mental health hospitals, says report

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Too many children in England are being admitted to mental health hospitals unnecessarily, according to a report.Research for the Children's Commissioner for England found children were often unable to get appropriate support at school and in the community.This was contributing to children ending up in institutions, sometimes for months or years, the report found. Children with learning disabilities or autism were being particularly let down
Health

Staff shortages ‘abusing good will of nurses’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The good will of nurses in England is being abused by politicians who have failed to get to grips with a desperate shortage of staff, nurse leaders say.Royal College of Nursing general secretary Dame Donna Kinnair will call for safe staffing levels to be enshrined in law in a speech on Monday. There are currently nearly 40,000 nurse vacancies - one in nine posts.However, the
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Staff shortages ‘abusing good will of nurses’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The good will of nurses in England is being abused by politicians who have failed to get to grips with a desperate shortage of staff, nurse leaders say.Royal College of Nursing general secretary Dame Donna Kinnair will call for safe staffing levels to be enshrined in law in a speech on Monday. There are currently nearly 40,000 nurse vacancies - one in nine posts.However, the
Education

Teens in care ‘abandoned to crime gangs’

[ad_1] Image caption Thousands of teenagers are living in supported or semi-supported accommodation, which can often be a house on a residential street Thousands of teenagers in care are being "dumped" in unregulated homes and "abandoned to organised crime gangs", the BBC has been told. The number of looked-after children aged 16 and over living in unregistered accommodation in England has increased 70% in a decade, Newsnight has found.Police forces
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Teens in care ‘abandoned to crime gangs’

[ad_1] Image caption Thousands of teenagers are living in supported or semi-supported accommodation, which can often be a house on a residential street Thousands of teenagers in care are being "dumped" in unregulated homes and "abandoned to organised crime gangs", the BBC has been told. The number of looked-after children aged 16 and over living in unregistered accommodation in England has increased 70% in a decade, Newsnight has found.Police forces
Health

Sheesiders: The ‘ultimate girl group’ for Middlesbrough

[ad_1] Two women say they want to set up "the ultimate girl group" to help other women in Middlesbrough make new friends.Jordanne McMullan, 27, and Aimee Franks, 26, moved away from their hometown for university and work.When they returned they felt they had lost touch with childhood friends.They set up Sheesiders and use social media to arrange social events where women can escape "toxic friendships" and meet in a "safe
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We Are Middlesbrough: Sheesiders are ‘the ultimate girl group’

[ad_1] Two women say they want to set up "the ultimate girl group" to help other women in Middlesbrough make new friends.Jordanne McMullan, 27, and Aimee Franks, 26, moved away from their hometown for university and work.When they returned they felt they had lost touch with childhood friends.They set up Sheesiders and use social media to arrange social events where women can escape "toxic friendships" and meet in a "safe