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They Paved Paradise - When Feed Cattle Replaces the Beautiful Amazon Forest

Hannah Gal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Gal

The Rainforest Foundation has always spoken out on behalf of local communities. 'We want to help communities such as the tribes in Cameroon and the Congo, secure the right to manage their own environment, allow them sustainable livelihood within the forest'.

Happy Birthday Sting

Neil Cossar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

I think we forget how good Sting and his mates were. Maybe there wasn't much else in the charts? Let me think, what else did we have in 1980? Well, we started the year with Rupert Holmes singing his Pina Colada song.

Forget Trees - Planting Celebrities Will Save the World

Ben Acheson | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK
Ben Acheson

Despite the laughable hypocrisy, the benefits of celebrity environmentalism are obvious, even when they merely regurgitate inoffensive green buzzwords. They draw attention to unnoticed issues. They mobilise people. When they speak, we listen.

Is 'Magna Carta, Holy Grail' the Future of Music?

James Huyton | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Huyton

Jay Z might well be onto something here, and perhaps he knows it. On his Twitter he talks about the need for some #newrules. For a couple of decades now record companies have been playing catch up to rapidly changing technology. Newspaper and book publishers have both tapped into the smartphone market, is it now the turn of the record labels?

Jason Rebello: The Jazz Sage

Jason Holmes | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

In the late 1980s British jazz boom, classically-trained pianist Rebello made his mark, finding himself in the company of players such as Steve Williamson and Courtney Pine. They and their cohorts redrew the benchmarks of jazz excellence with a virtuosity that silenced lesser players daring to call themselves jazz musicians.

A Jagger, a Wonder or a Sedaka?

David McAlmont | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

The film sidestepped the easy, light viewing sensibility that can bedevil this sort of material, to deliver ninety weighty minutes of insightful statistics, compelling acuity, bitter honesty and some comic relief.

Newcastle Council 100% Art Funding Cut Condemned By Angel Of The North Creator

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | Home

Antony Gormley, the creator of the North East's famous Angel Of The North sculpture, has joined forces with prominent artists and musicians from the r...

I'm a Brummie Banker Chasing My Wrestling Dream

Rockstar Spud | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Sport
Rockstar Spud

Eleven years ago, I made the decision that I wanted to be a professional wrestler like my boyhood hero Hulk Hogan. However unlike Hulk and the other global wrestling superstars of the 1980s and 1990s, I'm just 5'4". I'm 10 stone when my wallet is full. NO CHANCE you are saying?

PICTURES: The 20 Richest Lead Singers In The World

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

A list of the world's richest lead singers has been revealed, with the wealthiest boasting an estimated personal fortune of $795.2 million (£497 mill...

Fields of Gold

Marlon Roudette | Posted 11.04.2012 | Home
Marlon Roudette

Depending on the presenter, journalist or DJ, interview styles can range from the mundane to the outright combative... I started this morning by blurting out to an unsuspecting presenter: "Sting was in my hotel room this morning... I mean hotel LOBBY! Damn it..." Absolutely golden! (fields?)...

Angry Wasps Predicted To Plague Bank Holidaymakers

Ned Simons | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK

Packed beaches and traffic jams won't be the only thing to sting sun-seekers bolting to the countryside this bank holiday weekend, as experts predict ...