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Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in $1.9 billion deal

Japanese entertainment giant Sony on Tuesday unveiled a $1.9-billion deal to buy industry titan EMI Music Publishing, which has the rights to songs by the likes of Queen and Pharrell Williams.

Meghan Meghan to be Duchess of Sussex after royal wedding

Prince Harry and his bride Meghan Markle will be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after their wedding on Saturday, Buckingham Palace announced just hours before the ceremony.

#BBNaija: Cee-C reveals ‘next priority’

Cynthia Nwadiora, also known as CeeC, BBNaija’s `Double Wahala’ 1st runner-up, says she will be going to a film school to study script writing.

Queen Elizabeth meets newest great grandson

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth flew in by helicopter to London to meet Prince Louis, fifth-in-line to the British throne and the latest member of Britain’s royal family.

Donald Trump’s UK visit confirmed for Friday, July 13

The White House and Downing Street have confirmed that Donald Trump will visit the UK on Friday, 13 July.

Prince William’s wife Kate in hospital in labour

Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, was admitted to hospital, in London, on Monday, in the early stages of labour, Kensington Palace announced.

New Zealand spy agency confirms assassination attempt on Queen Elizabeth

A teenager’s attempt to assassinate the Queen during her New Zealand visit in 1981 was covered-up by the police, newly declassified documents show.

Sade Adu sings in ‘A wrinkle in time’ after 8 years hiatus

Helen Folasade Adu, a.k.a Sade Adu, Nigerian–British soul singer, has recorded a new original song for the upcoming American film, ‘A Wrinkle in Time’, her first in eight years.

Ex-Ministser Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appointed into Commonwealth high-level group

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into a High Level Group on Governance of the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Bird flu kills Queen Elizabeth’s swans

Officials are investigating a suspected outbreak of bird flu after a number of wild swans thought to be owned by the Queen reportedly died in Windsor.

Queen praises terror-hit London, Manchester in Christmas message

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will praise the “powerful identities” of London and Manchester in responding to terrorist attacks this year, during her annual Christmas message on Monday.

X-Men director Bryan Singer accused of raping 17-year-old boy

Hollywood director Bryan Singer, best known for his four successful “X-Men” movies, has been accused in a lawsuit of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy in 2003.

Queen Elizabeth, Philip mark 70th year of marriage

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage on Monday, becoming Britain’s first reigning couple to mark a platinum wedding anniversary.

Shawn Mendes wins best artist at MTV Europe Music Awards

Canadian teen singer Shawn Mendes on Sunday won best artist and best song at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) in London, pipping heavyweight competitors such as Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus and Ed Sheeran.

Paradise Papers: Donald Trump’s commerce chief Wilbur Ross denies wrongdoing

Donald Trump's commerce secretary has denied any wrongdoing after leaked documents revealed his business links to Russians currently under US sanctions.

Five things to do at the Frankfurt Book Fair

The world's largest publishing event, the Frankfurt Book Fair, opens its doors to the public this weekend after hosting industry professionals all week.

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