Wales 10 September 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-49648252 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A seaside town's annual Elvis Presley festival could be feeling "all shook up" if a council axes £20,000 funding.The cash for road … [Read more...] about Elvis event ‘disappointed’ by council cash threat
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Charles Ventura and N'dea Yancey-Bragg USA TODAY Published 1:03 PM EDT Aug 4, 2019 A capital murder charge was officially filed against the man accused of killing 20 people and injuring 26 others in a mass shooting at a busy Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Law enforcement officials said they arrested a 21-year-old Dallas-area man in connection to the deadly shooting and are treating the shooting as a domestic terrorism incident. Some of the mayhem was posted to social media showing shoppers scrambling for cover and their hands raised. The shooting comes just days after two people were shot and killed in a Walmart store in Southaven, Mississippi, south of Memphis, and the same week three people were killed at a shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California. Here's what we know about the El Paso shooting right now: Where did the shooting take place? During a news conference, Sgt. Robert Gomez said the attack occurred at a Walmart near the … [Read more...] about El Paso shooting: What we know now about the Walmart rampage
‘We’re on borrowed time after four or five years,’ says DJ, producer and songwriter Diplo in a low, baritone voice. ‘Primetime football players have three years max and musicians have an expiration date.’ The 40-year-old pauses, and laughs. ‘Well, we should.’ So far this year he has — deep breath — released a single with Charli XCX, launched a country-influenced single, remixed Lil Nas X’s global smash ‘Old Town Road’, issued an EP of house tunes and collaborated with MC, Octavian. Add to that picking up a Grammy for one of his two supergroups (Silk City, with Mark Ronson), plus a debut album in May with the other, LSD, alongside Sia and Labrinth. Then there are the new singles from Major Lazer, the outfit he formed in 2009 whose 2015 megahit, ‘Lean On’, set a record for the most streamed song of all time. To reiterate: that is only the first six months of 2019, and doesn’t include … [Read more...] about Diplo: DJ, producer and chicken keeper
In the toughest of times, fiction can be an important remedy, as a panel of top authors discussed at a special BBC Culture event at the Hay Festival Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on WhatsApp Share on Google+ Share by Email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Share on Google+ Share by Email By Hugh Montgomery 27 May 2019 It’s been a torrid few days for Theresa May, Britain’s soon-to-be-ex-prime-minister but, after she leaves number 10, what books might she read to soothe her troubled soul? She could start with US author Hubert Selby Jr’s classic 1978 novel Requiem for a Dream, suggests ‘bibliotherapist’ Ella Berthoud. The tale of four people struggling with different forms of drug addiction, later adapted into a movie at the turn of millennium, may admittedly be … [Read more...] about Can reading really improve your mental health?