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Beethoven, Elgar, Rachmaninoff are favourite choices of castaways


March 31st, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): It seems that classical music provides the best comfort when marooned on a desert island, with most people opting for Beethoven, Elgar and Rachmaninoff.The eight most popular ... Read more...

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Tony Blair ‘loved to drink while travelling’


November 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Journalist Robert Harris has revealed that former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair loved a tipple while travelling.Harris said in an interview for BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs ... Read more...

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Cocaine shame doubled Kate Moss’s income, says agent


October 10th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Kate Moss's agent Sarah Doukas has revealed how the supermodel's income doubled after cocaine shame.Critics wrote off the catwalk queen's career when shocking photographs of her snorting coke ... Read more...

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Tom Jones says he created a ‘Sex Bomb’ monster


September 27th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): Singer Sir Tom Jones has admitted that he created "a monster" with his on-stage gyrations that led to women throwing underwear at him."I've always tried to reign myself ... Read more...

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Sir Walter Scott ‘invented English legends’, claims author


August 17th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): An author has claimed that Scottish historical novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott was not only crucial in creating the idea of Scotland as it persists today, but ... Read more...

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Work saved Emma Thompson from depression


March 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): Actress Emma Thompson says work saved her from depression during difficult times.The Oscar winner, 50, has opened up about her life and how she began suffering from depression."I ... Read more...

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How to cook world’s best roast potatoes, by Sir Michael Caine


December 20th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 20 (ANI): Acting legend Sir Michael Caine claims he can cook the best roast potatoes in the world.The Get Carter star insisted that even Michael Winner, the restaurant critic and ... Read more...

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Morrissey slammed for glamorising suicide


November 29th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 29 (ANI): Veteran singer Morrissey has evoked criticism after speaking about killing himself and glamorising suicide.The legendary crooner, known for his gloomy lyrics and depressing song titles, told Radio 4's ... Read more...

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Whoopi Goldberg urges Winehouse to quit drugs


May 12th, 2009 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Holywood comedienne Whoopi Goldberg has urged troubled British singer Amy Winehouse to beat her drink and drug demons - warning her that her lifestyle will kill her ... Read more...

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Whoopi Goldberg urges Amy Winehouse to beat drink, drugs problems


May 11th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): American actress Whoopi Goldberg has urged Rehab singer Amy Winehouse to fight her drink and drugs problems, warning her that her lifestyle will kill her if she ... Read more...

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Glastonbury Festival licence not going anywhere


December 1st, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 1 (ANI): Britains Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts is far from losing its licence, according to Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis.Glastonbury, amongst the largest music and performing arts festivals ... Read more...

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Sanjeev Bhaskar was embarrassed to be an Asian


October 12th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Comedy writer and performer Sanjeev Bhaskar has confessed that he used to feel embarrassed to be Asian when he was a kid.The 45-year-old wasnt ignorant of racism ... Read more...

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UK church bans popular hymn Jerusalem


April 10th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.10 (ANI): Jerusalem, one of the country's best-loved hymns and a favourite of Prime Minister Gordon Brown, has been banned from services at one of Britain's foremost churches. According to The ... Read more...

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