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Doug Parkinson dead: Without You singer dies suddenly at home aged 74

The rocker’s son, Daniel Parkinson, told The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age that his father was “one of the greatest professional musicians of this country”. Opening up about his dad, he said: “He had, I think, an especially high standard of music – playing and proficiency. “He was very demanding in terms of what he expected from musicians and what […]

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Entertainment

Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow 'made everyone nervous' says Pirates of the Caribbean director

To date, there have been five Pirates of the Caribbean movies, with the original trilogy being directed by Gore Verbinski. Now the 56-year-old has opened up on the intense filmmaking journey which began with big doubts surrounding first movie The Curse of the Black Pearl and Johnny Depp’s Oscar-nominated performance as Jack Sparrow. While the […]

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Health

5 graphs to visualise the 125,000 lives lost to Covid

The UK is likely to hit a grim milestone tomorrow – 125,000 deaths from COVID-19. At that point, a UK coronavirus death will have happened every 4.2 minutes, on average. That’s equivalent to wiping out a town like Cambridge, or losing 735 planes full of people. The number of fatalities from COVID-19 is hard to […]

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Gaming

PS5 UK stock update: New Amazon restock release coming for PlayStation 5

Amazon UK will be restocking PS5 consoles this week, along with several other retailers. And according to the latest reports, this next PS5 stock update could be a big one, although we don’t know exactly when it will happen. What we do know is that Amazon UK will be restocking PlayStation 5 console between March […]

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Business

China ramps up oil imports from Iran

China appears to be becoming a major importer of Iranian oil, as Iran’s production levels look set to soar thanks to better relations with Biden’s US. Over the last year, China imported an average of 306,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil from Iran, totalling 17.8 million tonnes. Most of these imports, 75%, came […]

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Sports

Ronnie O’Sullivan handed GOAT snub as rival John Higgins named snooker’s all-time best

Six-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has been overlooked in favour of John Higgins for the title of snooker’s greatest ever player, according to a new study. ‘The Rocket’ is widely regarded as one of the finest competitors to have graced the Crucible, but was beaten to the all-time crown by Higgins, who won the most […]

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Entertainment

Andrea Bocelli on his two favourite songs of all time – ‘I am never tired of singing it’

Give it a couple of years and Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You, which is just behind on 73 weeks, will most likely take over. Aside from My Way, Bocelli also highlighted his own hit song with Sarah Brightman as one of his favourite tracks. The Italian tenor continued: “But also Time […]

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Gaming

Genshin Impact 1.4: When is the 1.4 update for Genshin Impact coming out?

Genshin Impact 1.4 is coming out on March 17 (Image: MIHOYO) The much-talked-about Genshin Impact 1.4 update is coming out this week for PS4, PC and Mobile gamers. Developers Mihoyo has outlined their full plans for the new version of the game, including what new content and features will be included. To get access to […]

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Travel

Google Maps Street View: Tourist's face suffers bizarre disfiguration – what's happened?

Google Maps Street View has a serious role in the world of technology when it comes to mapping the streets of the world. However, every now and again it captures something that is truly bizarre. The tech giant often catches people as they go about their daily lives – but it doesn’t always photograph them […]

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Celebrities

Harry Styles and Billie Eilish spark frenzy over reaction to each other at Grammys 2021

Harry Styles, 27, and Billie Eilish, 19, caught the attention of viewers of the 2021 Grammy Awards who couldn’t get over their “sweet” reaction to each other’s ceremony performances. Harry opened the 63rd awards show with his hit single Watermelon Sugar, shortly followed by Billie’s ballad Everything I Wanted, which is up for both record […]