Born in Battersea in 1933, Bream’s father played piano and jazz guitar – a self-built electric version – and taught Julian the rudiments of each instrument. Bream’s talent earned him a scholarship at the Royal College of Music, where he studied piano and cello. But he was largely self-taught on his primary instrument, the guitar. He played his first public guitar recital in Cheltenham in 1947, aged 13. … [Read more...] about Julian Bream, British classical guitarist, dies aged 87
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According to a Japanese agency that monitors North Korean media, Castro was the first foreign political figure to be honored in such a manner since Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who died in 2004. … [Read more...] about How did Fidel Castro die and what happened to his body?
Andrew Eustace Palmer was born on September 30 1937, the son of Lt-Col Rodney Palmer MC and his wife Frances (née Gordon-Duff). He was educated at Winchester and Pembroke College, Cambridge. Palmer’s great-great-grandfather, George Palmer, was the founder of Huntley & Palmers, the Reading biscuit-makers. … [Read more...] about Andrew Palmer, diplomat whose unstuffy charm ensured good relations with Fidel Castro and Pope John Paul II – obituary
Balvin is one of the most high-profile music stars to have contracted the virus. In June 2018 he was the most-streamed artist globally on Spotify, and his track Mi Gente, which Beyoncé later remixed, has been streamed 2.7bn times on YouTube alone. He also guested on I Like It by Cardi B, which topped the US charts in 2018 and was a worldwide hit. … [Read more...] about Colombian pop star J Balvin ‘got coronavirus bad’, is in recovery
The 35-year-old was found to have £115,000 in a cryptocurrency account that had been transferred from a series of “mule” bank accounts, police said. These mule accounts received the proceeds of fraudulent applications for ‘Bounce Back Loans’- a scheme launched by the government to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Met Police said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus UPDATES: UK cases in highest surge for two months with rise of 1,441