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Theresa May and Donald Trump NOMINATED for NME Awards: No, it’s not fake news

The unlikly pop award nominees are joined by heavyweights Kim Jong-Un, Jeremy Hunt and Katie Hopkins. And no this isn’t “fake news.” It is likely to be one of the hottest and most closely-contested categories of the entire night. The VO5 NME Awards will be announced at the star-studded ceremony at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on 14th February. Whether or not any of these particular nomiees will join the likes of Lorde, Dua Lipa, Charli XCX, Noel Gallagher, Kasabian, Muse, Ed Sheeran and the other nominees on the night remains…

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Frankie Muse Freeman, civil rights attorney, dies at 101

National civil rights lawyer and activist Frankie Muse Freeman, whose landmark court battle ended legal public housing discrimination in St. Louis, died Friday. She was 101. Freeman’s daughter, Shelbe Patricia Bullock, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that her mother died Friday night surrounded by family. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights arrive in Jackson, Mississippi, Feb. 10, 1965. From left are, John A. Hannah,Robert S. Rankin, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, Erwin N. Griswold and Frankie Muse Freeman. AP Freeman left an indelible mark on the U.S. legal system by trying…

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Jack Reacher creator Lee Child shares his thoughts on writing while working on 23rd novel

GETTY Lee Child shares how he hopes to allow readers an escape from messy world events His Jack Reacher novels, along with The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins and Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, have topped bestseller lists, while TV crime dramas attract huge viewing figures. Child says the depressing nature of world affairs, culminating in Donald Trump becoming US President in January, has inspired writers to become more creative. In doing so they have given readers a break from reality into a safe world where they know…

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Rocker Josh Homme apologizes for kicking photographer in face

LOS ANGELES — Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme apologized Sunday for kicking a photographer in the face during a performance. Chelsea Lauren, a photographer for Shutterstock, which has a licensing partnership with Variety owner Penske Media, said that the incident during the band’s performance at Los Angeles radio station KROQ’s annual holiday concert on Saturday was entirely unprovoked and that Homme was even smiling before he struck her. “It was obviously very intentional,” she said. Homme released a statement Sunday characterizing the incident as an accident. “Last…

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Rick Parfitt: Status Quo guitarist debut SOLO ALBUM to be released posthumously in 2018

Christmas Eve last year saw the sad news break that one of rock’s greatest guitarist had died. Rick died aged 68 of a “severe infection” having stepped down as the band’s guitarist in September 2016 following a heart attack in the summer. He may be gone, but now his debut solo album is being released posthumously. Titled Over And Out, the record which was virtually completed before he died will be released on March 23 through earMUSIC. Related articles GETTY Rick Parfitt: Status Quo guitarist debut SOLO ALBUM to be…

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Science 

SPACE SHOCK: 72 galaxies found hiding in plain sight on Hubble telescope image

Experts had been analysing a patch of sky that had been snapped by the Hubble Space Telescope when they decided to use a new tool to discover secrets of the universe. Researchers used the MUSE instrument on the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile while measuring the distances and properties of 1,600 galaxies that were spotted by Hubble. The 72 newly found galaxies emit a Lyman-alpha light – a wavelength of ultraviolet light. MUSE can measure light which is emitted, absorbed or scattered in space. Using this, the…

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Science Space 

Weird tiny galaxies found hiding in Hubble’s Ultra Deep Field

Galaxies’ blue glow gives them awayESO/MUSE HUDF collaboration By Leah Crane Hubble’s Ultra Deep Field just got even deeper. Astronomers have found 72 mysterious new galaxies in this tiny spot of the sky that were too faint for even the Hubble space telescope to see. The Hubble Ultra Deep Field is an image of a small region of relatively dark space next to the Fornax constellation. Though the image only covers an extremely small fraction of the sky, it contains about 10,000 galaxies. Now, astronomers using the Multi Unit Spectroscopic…

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