My daughter, the murderer: a mother's desperate journey through the mental health crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian books In her first nonfiction book, Mary K Pershall examines the complex mental and institutional issues that led to the ‘unimaginable horror’ of her child taking another’s life Mary Pershall dared to hope. Her daughter, Anna, had agreed to go to rehab, to Läs mer…

'The devil's aspirin': why do so many celebrities blame Ambien for their actions?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk Elon Musk, Roseanne Barr, Tiger Woods and others have all claimed the sedative was at fault for their strange behavior Elon Musk is not the only celebrity to claim that acting strangely was the fault of the sedative. Photograph: Joe Skipper/Reuters Elon Läs mer…

Stormy Daniels blames Celebrity Big Brother withdrawal on custody issue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stormy Daniels Channel 5 ‘categorically denies’ adult film star’s account of her failure to appear on the show Stormy Daniels had made claims of an affair with the US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Stormy Daniels has blamed her last-minute decision to Läs mer…

‘A legend from our house’: Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fans and friends paid tribute to Franklin’s legacy of song, spirt and strength at the church where she began singing as a child The ominous clouds that rose over Detroit on Thursday brought more than just an unexpected bout of summer rain. They reflected Läs mer…

'He loved making people laugh': fans mourn Barry Chuckle at Yorkshire funeral

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rotherham Chuckle Brothers fans flocked to remember one half of comedy duo, after his death age 73 Barry Elliott of the Chuckle Brothers performing at Camp Bestival in Dorset. Photograph: Geoff Moore/Rex/Shutterstock The hearse was just pulling in to Rotherham United’s football ground when Läs mer…

Kingdom of the sapeurs: inside Congo fashion week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s misfortunes have often eclipsed its good news, with ongoing armed conflicts and most recently an Ebola outbreak. Much of the world knows little of the country’s vibrant arts scene, and last weekend in the capital, Kinshasa, models showed Läs mer…

The singer's singer: musicians pay tribute to Aretha Franklin

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aretha Franklin Elton John, Cher, Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney and other stars pour admiration, respect and love on ‘icon of all icons’ Flowers and pictures on Aretha Franklin’s star along the Hollywood Walk of Fame after she died aged 76. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Läs mer…

Aretha Franklin: Obama and Trump pay tribute – with very different words

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Barack Obama Obama says singer’s voice offered ‘a glimpse of the divine’ while Trump remembers ‘a person I knew well’ Barack and Michelle Obama with Aretha Franklin at the dedication of the MLK memorial in October 2011. The Obamas said: ‘Every time she sang, Läs mer…

UK playwrights condemn bombing of Gaza theatre

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gaza Caryl Churchill and National Theatre director bemoan ‘devastating loss’ after Israeli strike The ruins of the Said al-Mishal Cultural Centre. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Leading playwrights and directors in Britain have severely criticised the bombing of a major cultural centre in the Gaza Läs mer…

Aretha Franklin, 'the queen of soul', dies aged 76

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aretha Franklin Regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time, Aretha Franklin has died of advanced pancreatic cancer Aretha Franklin dies aged 76: live reaction A voice that gave America its heart and soul The queen of soul – a life in Läs mer…

How Grand Theft Auto created a virtual underground clubbing scene

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Grand Theft Auto Avatars of real-life DJs curate – and create – cool music and players have ownership of their nightclubs in the latest After Hours update, which puts GTA at the heart of pop culture MIxing it up … Tale of Us in Läs mer…

Frites first: the Belgians making audiences laugh, sing and squirm

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Edinburgh festival 2018 The Edinburgh festival’s Big in Belgium season features daft whimsy, a Eurovision anthem and a headlong charge into uncomfortable territory Nele Needs a Holiday: The Musical, part of the Big in Belgium showcase at the Edinburgh fringe festival. Photograph: Murdo Macleod Läs mer…

Punk's not dead? How Vans Warped tour jumped the shark

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Punk Punk’s not dead? How Vans Warped tour jumped the shark The festival defined noughties pop-punk and united America’s outcasts – but as it shuts for ever, we ask: did it fail to champion diversity? ‘If you wanted to be part of this scene, Läs mer…

Nicki Minaj accused of stabbing ex-boyfriend Safaree Samuels

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nicki Minaj The New York rapper responded by saying Samuels was lying, and alleging he stole her credit card, which he denies Nicki Minaj pictured in New York this week. Photograph: Robert Kamau/GC Images Nicki Minaj has been accused by her ex-partner Safaree Samuels Läs mer…