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The weirdest secrets you never knew about the Disney movies, from hyena controversy to hot man meetings

The weirdest secrets you never knew about the Disney movies, from hyena controversy to hot man meetings

10 days ago   |   Metro

There's some pretty weird trivia behind some of your favourite movies With Disney Plus recently launching in the UK, many of us are spending the UK lockdown binging on our old...
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Covid-19 bears out the research: Music brings people together*

10 days ago   |   Oxford University

In the early days of the pandemic reaching Europe, the world watched as Italians emerged onto their balconies to sing the national anthem together, with the occasional...
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Terrence McNally obituary

13 days ago   |   The Guardian

US playwright and librettist best known for Kiss of the Spider Woman, Ragtime and Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune Of the several outstanding contemporary male...
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Carlo Ratti Associati designs shipping-container intensive care units for coronavirus treatment

Carlo Ratti Associati designs shipping-container intensive care units for coronavirus treatment

13 days ago   |   Dezeen

Italian architects Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota have designed an intensive-care pod within a shipping container that could be added to hospitals fighting the coronavirus...
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Sydney apartment complex performs 'I Still Call Australia Home' from their balconies

Sydney apartment complex performs 'I Still Call Australia Home' from their balconies

13 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Residents throughout the complex in Waterloo, in Sydney's inner west, stood on their balconies and joined in after an opera singer in the block started singing on Tuesday night.
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Placido Domingo resigns from opera union and donates £420,000

17 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Music superstar Placido Domingo has resigned from the US union that represents opera singers and will contribute 500,000 dollars to sexual harassment eradication programmes and...
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Johnson as Churchill? History really does repeat as farce | Geoffrey Wheatcroft

18 days ago   |   The Guardian

We wondered how he would respond to a crisis. Now we know - and it's hard to think of anyone less able to inspire confidence Coronavirus - latest updates See all our...
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7 ways you can virtually escape without leaving your house during the coronavirus outbreak, from hitting a Broadway show to walking the Great Wall of China

7 ways you can virtually escape without leaving your house during the coronavirus outbreak, from hitting a Broadway show to walking the Great Wall of China

18 days ago   |   Business Insider

On March 14, the US Department of State urged Americans to reconsider travel abroad , and on March 15 the Centers for Disease Control released new health guidelines...
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Rooftop aerobics, singing and letters: how communities are coping in coronavirus quarantine - video

21 days ago   |   The Guardian

As more countries take extreme measures to deal with the outbreak of coronavirus, people around the world have been finding novel ways of helping one another and lifting each...
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'Sending love': German music venues emptied by Covid-19 livestream concerts

22 days ago   |   The Guardian

From opera and poetry to a James Blunt concert, people are seeking solace from culture Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Amid widescale closures of...
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Liked Tiger King? Netflix's new docuseries How to Fix a Drug Scandal is your...

Liked Tiger King? Netflix's new docuseries How to Fix a Drug Scandal is your next binge

The world raced through six hours of Tiger King on Netflix , desperate to see the bizarre lives of Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin played out before their eyes. And as always, the... Read more ...

Coronavirus in Ireland - 36 more fatal Covid-19 cases confirmed as death...

Coronavirus in Ireland - 36 more fatal Covid-19 cases confirmed as death toll reaches 210

36 MORE people have died from coronavirus in Ireland, it has been announced. Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates General view of a statue in Dublin as... Read more ...

After divorcing the richest man in the world, MacKenzie Bezos is one of the...

After divorcing the richest man in the world, MacKenzie Bezos is one of the world's 25 richest billionaires

When MacKenzie Bezos divorced Jeff Bezos in 2019 , after 25 years of marriage, she walked away with a 4% stake of Amazon worth nearly $40 billion. That stake alone puts her... Read more ...

Allstate is giving $600 million back to customers because there are fewer...

Allstate is giving $600 million back to customers because there are fewer car crashes during the coronavirus pandemic

Insurance giants are saving hundreds of millions of dollars thanks to the drop in filed claims as Americans stop driving. Allstate said it would return $600 million, or about... Read more ...

The CDC recommends covering your face in public during the coronavirus...

The CDC recommends covering your face in public during the coronavirus pandemic. Here's how people around the world are adapting their styling and beauty routines to the ubiquity of face masks

Across the globe , beauty and style trends are forming around face masks as they become more popular to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. On April 2, President... Read more ...

How the lockdown is being lifted across Europe

How the lockdown is being lifted across Europe

Governments in Europe are starting to think about their exit strategies As the coronavirus outbreak shows signs of peaking in Europe, many countries are planning on easing... Read more ...

James Bond's No Time To Die's director says it won't be re-edited as it is...

James Bond's No Time To Die's director says it won't be re-edited as it is ‘great as it is'

Caption: Picture: Universal Pictures James Bond No Time To Die The latest James Bond film, No Time To Die , will not be re-edited between now and it's November release date as... Read more ...

Boris Johnson's 'sense of humour' will help him beat Covid-19 - Vladimir Putin

Boris Johnson's 'sense of humour' will help him beat Covid-19 - Vladimir Putin

The Russian president is the latest world leader to send his well wishes to the Prime Minister, who remains in intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened Read more ...

Photos and videos show Wisconsin voters trying to socially distance in line...

Photos and videos show Wisconsin voters trying to socially distance in line at the polls to cast ballots during a pandemic

As dozens of states have postponed their presidential primaries, Wisconsin's Tuesday election is still proceeding as scheduled. After the state legislature refused to delay the... Read more ...

Mystery behind Carole Baskin's missing husband to be focus of new documentary

Mystery behind Carole Baskin's missing husband to be focus of new documentary

Netflix's Tiger King has had viewers gripped around the world - but the big question we were all left with was what happened to Carole Baskin's husband Jack 'Don' Lewis? Read more ...