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  • Morris Minor: still big in Sri Lanka

    Morris Minor: still big in Sri Lanka

    A Sri Lankan factory is doing a roaring trade hand-building parts to keep classic Morris Minors on the road By Paul Jeffries I can’t speak Sinhala and my attempts to pronounce the Sri Lankan place names only met with puzzled expressions. But everyone knew exactly where I wanted to go when I... Read More »

  • Fleetwood Mac’s John McVie diagnosed with cancer

    Fleetwood Mac’s John McVie diagnosed with cancer

    Fleetwood Mac have cancelled several dates after bassist John McVie revealed he has been diagnosed with cancer. The band will no longer play the Australian and New Zealand leg of their world tour so that McVie can undergo treatment, the band announced on Sunday. McVie is a key member of Fleetwood... Read More »

  • Legendary rocker Lou Reed dead at 71

    Legendary rocker Lou Reed dead at 71

    Lou Reed, one of the most influential musicians in the history of rock music, died Sunday at the age of 71, his literary agent said. Born in Brooklyn in 1942, Reed was a founding member of the Velvet Underground, a pioneering rock group that fused music and art in collaboration with the artist... Read More »

  • Simon & Garfunkel Tune Eases Chronic Pain

    Simon & Garfunkel Tune Eases Chronic Pain

    Walk into select Lloyds Pharmacy locations in the UK complaining of a headache, and you may be more likely to walk out with a Simon & Garfunkel CD than a bottle of painkillers. The pharmacy chain commissioned a study that found 41% of all people suffering persistent pain (and 66% of people... Read More »

  • 10 Majorly Successful People With Disabilities

    10 Majorly Successful People With Disabilities

    Everyone has hardships they encounter in their lives, but when someone with a disability is able to overcome all of the additional c#$!% a disability brings to not only survive, but to find mega success, that is an amazing thing to behold. It takes a lot of strength and a complete no-fear... Read More »

  • Michael Jackson regains crown as top-earning dead celebrity

    Michael Jackson regains crown as top-earning dead celebrity

    Michael Jackson regained the title of the highest-earning dead celebrity in the past year, easily surpassing Elvis Presley and cartoonist Charles Schulz, Forbes magazine said on Wednesday. After being pushed into second place by Elizabeth Taylor last year, Jackson, who died in 2009, was back on... Read More »

  • Cliff Richard serenades ill children on Dreamflight trip

    Cliff Richard serenades ill children on Dreamflight trip

    Sir Cliff Richard burst into a rendition of his hit Summer Holiday on board a Florida-bound plane carrying 192 seriously ill or disabled children last week. The veteran pop star serenaded the excited group before the plane took off from Heathrow on the holiday of a lifetime thanks to British... Read More »

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