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Rock pioneer Scott Walker dies aged 76

Singer-songwriter Scott Walker has died aged 76, his record label said on Monday, after a career that took him from 1960s pop icon to 21st-century avant-garde musician.
Prime Minister Theresa May, and the leader of opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn attended an Armistice remembrance service at St Margaret's Church, London today. ( Reuters-John Stillwell )

Theresa May to pay respect to WWI soldiers in Belgium and France

British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron are set to commemorate their countries’ shared sacrifice in the First World War on Friday and discuss the future of their post-Brexit relationship.

Queen Elizabeth marks 92nd birthday with Commonwealth concert

Queen Elizabeth II marked her 92nd birthday on Saturday with traditional gun salutes and a Commonwealth-themed charity concert featuring Tom Jones, Kylie and Shaggy.

Nigerian pop music: in the shadow of Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti was known as “the King of Afrobeat”. Krizbeatz calls himself “the King of AfroDance”, the Nigerian music that has got millions dancing across Africa and the world.

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