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Children hospitalized after mercury contamination at New Britain home

NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) – Two children were hospitalized after a mercury contamination at a home in New Britain on Tuesday. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said it happened at a home on Hatch Street. It said one of the children found a jar with silver-colored liquid and began playing with it. […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody originally had James Bond star as Freddie Mercury in ‘different’ story

After years in the making, Bohemian Rhapsody was a huge hit, taking over $900 million at the global box office and winning more Oscars than any other film in 2019. But before Rami Malek went on to pick up his Best Actor gong, there were other stars attached to playing Freddie Mercury before him. At […]

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The Song Freddie Mercury Wrote For John Lennon

As most Queen fans probably know, Freddie Mercury was a unique individual with extraordinary talent. Many people barely understood him and thought he was a bit strange, but in reality, he was just misunderstood. His vocal range set him apart from other lead vocalists. His ability to blend high and low notes harmoniously and with […]

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Europe heatwave warning: Portugal declares ‘8-day emergency’ as mercury soars to 43C

Temperatures in the popular British holidaymakers’ travel hotspot are predicted to hit a whopping 43C this week. Portugal is already experiencing a drought, making the situation even more troubling. It is feared the hot weather will result in wildfires which could affect a third of the country. Interior Minister José Luis Carneiro said: “The government […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody: Brian May on what Freddie Mercury would really think of Queen biopic

When Bohemian Rhapsody first hit cinemas in late 2018, the Queen biopic was met with a green splat on Rotten Tomatoes. However, the Freddie Mercury movie went on to defy the critics by making over $900 million worldwide and winning more Oscars than any other movie in 2019. This included a Best Actor win for […]

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Brian May shares Freddie Mercury secret from Queen and Adam Lambert concert set

Queen and Adam Lambert are currently touring Europe, with their most recent shows having taken place in Amsterdam on July 1 and 2. As usual, Brian May has been sharing highlights from the string of concerts on his Instagram. One, in particular, is a touching tribute to Freddie Mercury that takes place halfway through the […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody: Freddie Mercury sister’s ‘bizarre, emotional’ reaction to Rami Malek

Bohemian Rhapsody defied the critics and was a box office smash, winning more Oscars than any other movie in 2019. One of the gongs went to Freddie Mercury star Rami Malek, who remembers first witnessing the Queen singer’s sister seeing him dressed up as her brother. Around Bohemian Rhapsody’s release, Malek told Jimmy Kimmel: “She got […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody: How Freddie Mercury star calmed Elvis movie’s ‘terrified’ Austin Butler

Rock biopics are all the rage in Hollywood right now with the likes of Elton John’s Rocketman and Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody having been huge successes in recent years. Now it’s Elvis Presley’s turn this weekend as Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis hits cinemas. Title star Austin Butler has admitted how terrified he was to take on The […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody: Sacha Baron Cohen’s Freddie Mercury ‘would be disastrous’ – Brian May

Following the release of Bohemian Rhapsody starring Rami Malek as Freddie, Brian didn’t hold back on what could have been with Cohen. The Queen legend told Classic Rock: “Well, that was a near-disaster. I think we realised just in time what a disaster that was going to be. And it actually wasn’t rocket science to figure […]

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Science

Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Mercury AND Uranus to align in UK skies TOMORROW

Tomorrow, June 24, seven plants in the solar system will be in alignment – an arrangement often called a “planetary parade” by astronomers. The seven planets, including Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus, have not been aligned for nearly two decades. The last time the seven planets were in a “planetary parade” was […]