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Give Us Back Our Heroes: How the Digital Era Brought Us Too Close to Our Stars

Matthew Phillips | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Phillips

In an age when social media reigns supreme and our celebrities are subjected to having their nude, private photographs gleefully circulated online without their permission, it is important to be reminded that, once upon a time, some public figures were beyond the public's grasp. This separation allowed space for stories to emerge and idols to be born.

Culture, Alienation, Boredom And Despair - How The Manic Street Preachers Became Generation Terrorists

Caroline Frost | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

Before their guitarist suddenly disappeared and left a gaping hole in their lineup, before their Design for Life made them one of the UK's most successful bands, the Manic Street Preachers had already carved their mark as an antidote to the Britpop they despised. Here's how...

Call For New 'Presumed Dead' Reforms

PA | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK

A single certificate declaring someone "presumed dead" should be brought in to help families resolve all the affairs of a missing person, MPs said tod...