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Bohemian Rhapsody becomes the oldest video to get 1bn views

[ad_1] Image copyright Queen / UMG Image caption The song reached number one twice - first in 1975 and again in 1991 following Freddie Mercury's death Bismillah! They will not let you go... Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody continues to break records as it enters its 44th year.The song has just become the oldest video to reach 1 billion views on YouTube. It is the first music video released in the 1970s,
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YolanDa Brown: Music education ‘creates more well-rounded people’

[ad_1] Image copyright Guy Levy Image caption The CBeebies Prom was held over the weekend Jazz star YolanDa Brown says pressure must be brought to bear on politicians to understand the social benefits of music education.The presenter and musician was speaking at the CBeebies Prom at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday.In March, the BPI said English state schools have seen a 21% drop in music provision in the last
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JS Ondara: The Kenyan rising star singing about life in Trump’s America

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Modest and quietly spoken but with a penchant for the nattiest threads this side of the Tana River, JS Ondara has, in the space of several years, moved to America, taught himself how to play guitar, released an album with Decca Records and supported rock royalty on a US tour."It's a little overwhelming in some ways, so I try not to think about it so
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Actor David Hedison, who appeared in two James Bond films, dies at 92

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hedison was born in Rhode Island and started out in theatre David Hedison, the US actor best known for playing Felix Leiter opposite two James Bonds, has died at the age of 92.He first played 007's CIA ally in 1973's Live and Let Die, the late Sir Roger Moore's first Bond film.He returned to the role 16 years later to appear alongside Timothy
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Marvel Phase 4: A new era for diversity in Hollywood?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Left-right: Lauren Ridloff (aka Makkari), Simu Liu (Shang-Chi) and Tessa Thompson (Valkyrie) Comic book fans have been left giddy with anticipation by the bumper crop of superhero offerings unveiled by Marvel Studios at this year's Comic Con.Details of Marvel's so-called "Phase 4" have also raised hopes about a real step forward for diversity in Hollywood.The next stage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will
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Warner Bros: Man injured at Harry Potter studios

[ad_1] Image copyright Alamy Image caption Foreign objects were reportedly found in a small amount of food at the Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden A man has suffered serious injuries while filming at Warner Bros Studios in Hertfordshire.An air ambulance and police were called to the studios in Leavesden shortly before noon.Police said the man was injured while working at the site, which has been used to shoot films in
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Strictly Come Dancing: Oti Mabuse’s sister Motsi named as new judge

[ad_1] Motsi Mabuse, elder sister of Strictly Come Dancing dancer Oti, has been named as Dame Darcey Bussell's replacement on the BBC One show's judging panel.Originally from South Africa, Motsi is a former South African Champion and German Latin Champion and a judge on Strictly Come Dancing's German version.Mabuse, 38, said she was "absolutely overjoyed" to be joining the panel and hoped to "add her own bit of sparkle".Her sister
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Latitude Festival: RSPCA critical of pink sheep tradition as pressure grows

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Media Image caption Wool-dyed sheep have been a part of the Latitude festival since it began 14 years ago The RSPCA and other animal rights groups have criticised a music festival for dyeing its sheep bright pink. The animals have become a signature sight at Latitude Festival in Suffolk over the past 14 years.But the practice has been labelled "ignorant and cruel" by Peta activists, while
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Leonardo DiCaprio: Russians beg star to #SaveBaikal

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio is also an environmental activist Fans of Leonardo DiCaprio might be justly confused after reading the comments on his Instagram account.The star's social media pages have been overrun by thousands of comments in Cyrillic text urging the star to "do his part for Lake Baikal".Baikal is a vast lake in Russia which the World Wildlife Fund says is under
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Britain’s Got Talent escapes Ofcom penalty over Amanda Holden’s swearing

[ad_1] Image copyright ITV Image caption Amanda Holden and Elizabeth of The Haunting on Britain's Got Talent ITV will not be penalised for Amanda Holden's swearing during an episode of Britain's Got Talent.The BGT judge shouted a strong swear word as she took part in an unsettling magic act in May, prompting 56 complaints to the media watchdog Ocfom.Ofcom rules say the most offensive language must not be broadcast before