James Corden tears up at Paul McCartney's carpool karaoke

A special UK edition of Carpool Karaoke took an emotional turn as Sir Paul McCartney joined James Corden on a trip to Liverpool. The Late Late Show host was joined by the singer as they drove past famous Beatles landmarks. McCartney told how a dream, in which his mother told him to “let it be”, inspired the song of the same name. Corden More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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Why there's 'more freedom to be creative' in the north

Media playback is unsupported on your device The north of England has always been a place of big imaginations and ingenuity. That pedigree is being celebrated with The Great Exhibition of the North, More...

By SLPundit On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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XXXTentacion's girlfriend is pregnant

XXXTentacion was expecting a baby with his girlfriend when he was murdered, the star’s mother has confirmed. “He left us a final gift,” Cleopatra Bernard wrote on Instagram, next to an ultrasound More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Lauren Groff’s short stories pulse with hidden malevolence

Florida. By Lauren Groff. Riverhead Books; 288 pages; $ 27. William Heinemann; £14.99. FLORIDA is a gift to writers. Beneath its artificial shine lies dark, primeval swampland; a gulf divides the seen from More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Mayo and Whiley: How long does a radio show take to settle in?

Some listeners are unhappy with recent changes to BBC Radio 2’s Drivetime show. But is it really that bad, or are radio audiences particularly resistant to change? Chris Evans, Ken Bruce, Jeremy Vine, Steve More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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American political rhetoric is sliding towards the sewer

MOST adults know all the words that will appear in this column. But they may still be shocked to hear them used in public, even distinguished, places. Robert De Niro won a standing ovation at the recent Tony Awards More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Why America and Mexico are destined to grow even closer

Vanishing Frontiers: The Forces Driving Mexico and the United States Together. By Andrew Selee. PublicAffairs; 336 pages; $ 28 and £20. Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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What does it mean to be Métis?

JUNE 21ST is National Indigenous Peoples Day, an occasion for Canada to celebrate the cultures and achievements of its aboriginal inhabitants. Two of the three groups honoured—First Nation peoples and Inuit—have More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Sophie Gradon, former Love Island contestant, dies aged 32

Sophie Gradon, a former Miss Great Britain who became a contestant on Love Island, has died. Her boyfriend Aaron Armstrong wrote on Facebook: “I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Janet Jackson says motherhood is 'the height of happiness'

Janet Jackson has opened up about her struggle to find happiness, saying she “fell easily into despair” but found contentment after becoming a mother. In a candid letter for Essence magazine, the More...