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Simpsons actor Hank Azaria says he will no longer voice Apu

[ad_1] Image copyright TCFFC Image caption Hank Azaria has voiced Apu for 30 years The voice actor who plays the Indian character Apu in The Simpsons has said he is stepping down from the role, following years of controversy.White actor Hank Azaria has performed the voice of the Indian convenience store owner since the character was created in 1990.But the character has been accused of reinforcing racial stereotypes. It was
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Wiggles singer Greg Page has cardiac arrest at bushfire relief show

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Greg Page, seen here at a reunion show in 2012, retired from the group due to ill health Greg Page, a founding member of the popular children's music group The Wiggles, has collapsed at a bushfire relief show in Sydney.Page - who used to perform as the yellow Wiggle - sang on stage for an hour and a half before suffering a cardiac
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Manchester mayor criticises Eminem for rap about Ariana Grande gig bomb

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The lyric appears on the star's album Music To Be Murdered By, which was released on Friday Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has hit out at Eminem for an "unnecessarily hurtful and deeply disrespectful" lyric about the 2017 bomb attack in the city.In a song on his new album, the US star raps: "I'm contemplating yelling 'bombs away' on the game/Like I'm outside of
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Ban on spiked collars at Slipknot gig in Glasgow ‘ridiculous’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Corey Taylor of Slipknot on stage at Manchester Arena earlier this week Event organisers have been criticised for introducing "ridiculous" clothing bans at a Slipknot concert in Glasgow.The US heavy metal outfit is scheduled to appear on Saturday at the Hydro, where they performed in January 2015.The venue published a list of banned accessories ahead of the gig, including spiked collars, large belt
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Mac Miller sounds ‘at peace’ on posthumous album

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Before Mac Miller died in 2018, he was working on an album called Circles. The songs were being finished with the help of songwriter and producer Jon Brion, who went on to complete the album after Mac's death.The rapper's family decided to release the album, which is out today, saying in an Instagram post that it's a "complicated process that has no right answer".There can
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Derek Fowlds: Yes Minister and Heartbeat actor dies aged 82

[ad_1] Image caption Fowlds' character Bernard in Yes Minister was the principal private secretary to politician Jim Hacker Actor Derek Fowlds, known to millions for playing Bernard Woolley in Yes Minister, has died at the age of 82.He also played sergeant-turned-publican Oscar Blaketon in ITV police drama Heartbeat for 18 years, and was "Mr Derek" on the Basil Brush show in the 70s.The actor died at Royal United Hospital in
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Grammys chief removed 10 days before ceremony over misconduct allegation

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Deborah Dugan started her role just five months ago The chief executive of the Recording Academy, which organises the Grammy Awards, has been removed from her position just 10 days before this year's ceremony in Los Angeles.Deborah Dugan was placed on administrative leave following an allegation of misconduct, the Academy said in a statement.Dugan had replaced former chief executive Neil Portnow, who caused
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Does your company nurture neurodiverse talent?

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNat Miller told Chi Chi Izundu what challenges some neurodivergent people may encounter How do you make your workplace more welcoming to neurodiverse employees, and ensure their talent is nurtured? David Joseph takes off his shoes, crosses his legs and tucks himself into an armchair. For the CEO of one of the biggest record labels in the UK - Universal Music
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Does your company nurture neurodiverse talent?

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNat Miller told Chi Chi Izundu what challenges some neurodivergent people may encounter How do you make your workplace more welcoming to neurodiverse employees, and ensure their talent is nurtured? David Joseph takes off his shoes, crosses his legs and tucks himself into an armchair. For the CEO of one of the biggest record labels in the UK - Universal Music