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Street art events promote Yemen peace

Murad Subay, also known as Yemen’s Banksy, and award-winning British artist Lisa-Marie Gibbs, held simultaneous street art events in Yemen and the UK, to protest against the conflict in Yemen that has killed more than 7,600 people since it began in March 2015. Video journalist: Suniti Singh and Sumaya Bakhsh; images courtesy of AP/AFP/Getty, Salvo […]

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The man who breathed life into Broadway

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A Chorus Line remains one of musical theatre’s most popular shows It’s 30 years since director and choreographer Michael Bennett, the man behind Broadway classic A Chorus Line, died aged 44. Donna McKechnie, a star of the show who went on to marry Bennett, recalls the unusual way he […]

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Foundations singer Clem Curtis dies aged 76

Image copyright Ivan Ward Photography Image caption Curtis was singer on the band’s 1967 number one hit Baby, Now That I’ve Found You The original lead singer of the British band The Foundations, Clem Curtis, has died at the age of 76. Curtis, who lived in Olney, Buckinghamshire, was singer on the band’s 1967 number […]

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The UK's worst piece of public art?

Image caption The sculpture, officially entitled Origin, has won the Spectator’s ‘What’s That Thing?’ award Is this really the worst piece of public art in the UK? The Origin sculpture overlooks Belfast and was unveiled in September to coincide with Culture Night. It now has the unhappy honour of winning the “What’s That Thing?” award […]