95262733 ap screen - Hollywood screenwriter accuses Disney of stealing ideas for Zootopia
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Hollywood screenwriter accuses Disney of stealing ideas for Zootopia

A Hollywood screenwriter and producer has accused Disney of copying the idea for its Oscar-winning animation Zootopia from him. Gary Goldman, whose credits include Total Recall and Minority Report, is suing the firm and says elements of the film are based on his work. He claims Disney copied themes, settings, plot, characters and dialogue and […]

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US TV host Tomi Lahren 'suspended over pro-choice comments'

Image copyright @tomilahren instagram Image caption The political commentator has received a backlash from fellow Republicans and conservative commentators US conservative political commentator Tomi Lahren has reportedly been suspended from her talk show after saying she holds pro-choice views on abortion. The 24-year-old pundit hosts Tomi on the conservative US network TheBlaze. She rose to […]

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Ten records you might actually want to buy on Record Store Day

Image caption More than 500 records will be released to celebrate the 10th annual Record Store Day Ever wanted the new Little Mix album on pink vinyl? Then you’re in luck. The band are releasing a special neon edition of Glory Days for Record Store Day 2017, in the hope it will tempt you into […]

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No Scrubs writers given credit on Ed Sheeran's Shape of You

The team behind TLC’s 1999 single No Scrubs have been given writing credits on Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You. Kandi Burruss, Tameka Cottle and producer Kevin Briggs now appear on American copyright website ASCAP’s listing of the song. Ed Sheeran and co-writers Steve Mac and Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid were originally the only name on […]

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BBC's Brexit coverage pessimistic and skewed, say MPs

Image copyright PA A group of 72 MPs have written to the BBC accusing it of being pessimistic and skewed in its Brexit coverage – in the months since the vote on the EU. In a letter to the director general, they said the BBC is “unfairly representing” Leave voters by focusing on those who […]

95246888 isartefact - Saving Syria's heritage: Archaeologists discover invisible solution
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Saving Syria's heritage: Archaeologists discover invisible solution

Image copyright Smartwater Technology Image caption An ancient mosaic is painted with an invisible liquid that is detectable under ultra-violet light The recent plundering of priceless artefacts from Syria and Iraq by both terrorists and criminal gangs has taken place on an unprecedented scale. Stolen items have been turning up in Europe and the US, […]

95245378 p04xhjzz - Kronos Quartet: Making free music for the future
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Kronos Quartet: Making free music for the future

For more than 40 years, the Kronos Quartet, a string quartet based in San Francisco, has been entertaining audiences worldwide. Now they are commissioning fifty new pieces – 25 from women and 25 from men – to entertain and help the next generation of musicians learn from the best, by sharing the scores online for […]

95242981 p04xftb4 - Peppa Pig star Harley Bird on 10 years oinking
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Peppa Pig star Harley Bird on 10 years oinking

The actress who plays Peppa Pig is now 15. Harley Bird has been providing Peppa’s voice since she was five years old. With Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience hitting the big screen in April, BBC News went to meet the face behind the voice. Video Journalist Sophie van Brugen. Source link

95245137 p04xh4ts - Gainsborough left with 'two scratches' after attack
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Gainsborough left with 'two scratches' after attack

An 18th century painting by Thomas Gainsborough on display at the National Gallery in London was damaged in an attack at the weekend. Dr Gabriele Finaldi, director of the National Gallery, told Radio 4’s PM that the attack had left “two scratches” on the surface of the work, forming “a large X”. Dr Finaldi described […]

95235242 p04xh45x - Orchestre Baobab singer's son replaces late father
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Orchestre Baobab singer's son replaces late father

Orchestra Baobab are one of the world’s best known Afro-Cuban bands. The group is almost 50 years old but are still full of energy. They have just released their first album for a decade, with the son of lead singer Ndiouga Dieng taking his place after he died last year. Video journalist: Maxime Le Hegarat […]

95241561 comic relief bbc - BBC explains cutting Lady Gaga LGBT lyric
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BBC explains cutting Lady Gaga LGBT lyric

Image caption The One Show team went through to next week’s final with their version of Lady Gaga’s hit The BBC has defended cutting LGBT lyrics from two performances of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way in the past month. A group of One Show reporters performed the song on Let’s Sing and Dance for Comic […]