Moby-Natalie Portman row: ‘Inconsiderate’ DJ apologises

Musician Moby has apologised to the actress Natalie Portman after a row over his depiction of their alleged romantic involvement 20 years ago. The DJ and producer wrote on Instagram that many criticisms of his memoir, Then It Fell Apart, were “very valid”. Moby, 53, said he should have acted “more responsibly and respectfully” More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Spice Girls: What happened to Girl Power?

“If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends, make it last forever, friendship never ends”. It is a lyric that many who grew up in the 90s are able to recite by heart. The line, sung by More...

By SLPundit On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Morrissey posters removed from Merseyrail stations

Posters promoting Morrissey’s latest album have been removed from railway stations after a commuter complained. Adverts for the new album by the former Smiths singer have been taken down on the Merseyrail More...

By SLPundit On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Does a hit song really need 9 writers?

Rudimental’s uplifting dance track These Days has been named the most-performed song of 2018 at the prestigious Ivor Novello Awards. A major international hit, it topped charts across Europe, and became More...

By SLPundit On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Lewis Capaldi: Fastest-selling LP of 2019 so far

Lewis Capaldi says it “feels good” to see his debut album race to the top of the UK charts in 2019 record time. His LP Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent sold the equivalent of 89,506 records More...

By SLPundit On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Major UK festivals to go plastic-free

The world’s largest concert promoter, Live Nation, says it will eliminate single-use plastics at its venues and festivals by 2021. In the UK, that means events like Reading and Leeds, Wireless, Latitude More...

By SLPundit On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Harvey Weinstein ‘to settle with accusers for $44m’

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board members have reached a tentative deal with women who accuse him of sexual misconduct, US media report. Lawyers said the settlement to More...

By SLPundit On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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‘Why can only guys make movies?’

In the almost 72-year history of the Cannes Film Festival only one female director, Jane Campion, has ever won the prestigious Palme d’Or prize for best film. Furthermore, just 86 movies by female directors More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Mae Martin: The comedian who doesn’t want to label love

Comedian Mae Martin has made a career from wearing her heart on her sleeve. Her colourful life has served as a launch pad for her two biggest stand-up shows Us and Dope and their spin-off podcasts for Radio 4. More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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When it comes to resilience, the self-help industry has it all wrong

Michael Ungar is a professor of social work at Dalhousie University in Halifax, a family therapist and the Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience. In short, he is a world expert in the More...