Blue plaques: Who did you nominate for an award? – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… world records in drumming and Tamboo Bamboo, while the indie band The Courteeners will visit Manchester Royal Infirmary to explore the impact of music therapy on patients. BBC Radio 3 will broadcast five dramatic monologues by new writers about the power of classical music, performed by actors including Liam Neeson and Julie Hesmondhalgh. And The Charlatans will play an exclusive concert for BBC Radio Scotland and BBC 6 Music. The blue plaques were awarded by BBC Local Radio and the British …

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URGENT: The Latest: 3 Australians Among Injured in London Attacks

June 6, 2017

… be raised because police believe there are no perpetrators still on the loose. Home Secretary Amber Rudd says "we don't believe there are additional elements" at large. The level was raised to "critical" for several days after the March 22 concert bombing in Manchester, as police raced to track down the attacker's possible accomplices. It now stands at "severe," meaning an attack is highly likely. Three men were shot dead by police on Saturday, minutes …

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Eating on the Road With the Alabama Shakes

June 4, 2017

… Spiced Rum concert that the band is headlining. While the crowd is loosening up with an assortment of rum-and-ginger beer cocktails, the band is taking it a bit slower. The four principals arent big drinkers but Howard and the groups other singers warm up their vocal cords with a concoction of hot water, lemon juice, honey and some whiskey. In fact, she sips from a cup of it on stage, too. What kind of whiskey does she like to use? Whatever dont burn too bad, she says. I dont want to get …

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Police Tell Londoners to Run and Hide as Attack Underway in London

June 4, 2017

… any involvement in the latest chilling attack to target British civilians enjoying a night out. The atrocity comes on the eve of a benefit concert which was scheduled to be held in Manchester on Sunday in memory of the victims of a bombing attack that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande show just 12 days ago. Scotland Yard confirmed that they were treating the incidents as acts of terror. Prime Minister Theresa May said: "I can confirm that the terrible incident in London is being treated …

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Manchester Attack: Family’s tribute to ‘just lovely’ Nell – BBC News

… brothers wrapped around her little finger. “She loved shopping and she loved to spend money. She loved clothes, shoes and make-up and was planning on working this summer so she could spend more. “She had told her brothers she planned on buying a new pair of shoes and expensive make-up every two weeks. ‘First pop concert’ “Nell was a great friend and listener, she always put everyone else before herself. She had been trying to get Harry Styles tickets for her …

May 28, 2017
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Manchester attack: Armed police guard bank holiday events – BBC News

… environment as possible to terrorists,” he said. He added: “Anyone coming to the FA Cup Final or the other play-off matches over the weekend will see an increase in police numbers in and around the stadium. “At Twickenham, rugby fans will see more armed officers on foot around the stadium.” On Sunday, the Great Manchester Run will go ahead with runners and spectators due to turn out in large numbers as the city recovers from the bombing at the concert by the US …

May 27, 2017
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Chris Cornell’s close friends remember his final days

(CNN)Chris Cornell’s closest friends said there were no warning signs that the Soundgarden frontman would take his own life following his Detroit concert earlier this month. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsAzon Profit Builder – UNLIMITED Clients Developers License GraphPlayer Agency License FI Relationships Viral Images and Quote Posters One of The Easiest Ways To Get Viral Traffic On Autopilot (Multiplied By 100). Your Own Library of “Relationship” Based …

May 27, 2017
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Tom Hardy’s Fundraiser For Manchester Victims Has Already Surpassed Its Goal

What happened last night at the [Ariana Grande] concert in Manchester was a tragedy; families and children attacked and murdered; in a place where they should be safe and enjoying a concert, the actor wrote on his Just Giving page. It is an inconceivable atrocity. There is no bringing back those who have been lost, pointlessly, in such a cowardly and brutal fashion. I am truly saddened by what I have witnessed and there is no doubt that Terrorism is an evil thing. Hardy, who is from London, …

May 26, 2017
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Miley Cyrus Dedicates Emotional ‘Voice’ Performance To Ariana Grande And Victims

The world was rocked this Monday night after learning about the explosion that went off at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. It has since been reported that 22 lives were claimed, and many more concertgoers were severely injured. Immediately, there was an outpour of love for Ariana andthe victims of the attack on social media, including a ton of support and love from fellow celebrities. Miley Cyrus posted a touching photo of herself and Ariana on Instagram with the following …

May 25, 2017
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People Are Pissed At Kim Kardashian Over This Tweet She Posted About Manchester

On Monday night, chaos erupted at Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande concert after a suicide bomber detonated an explosivenear the venues exit, causing 22 fatalities and about 60 injuries. Soon after the tragedy, celebrities like Taylor Swift, Kylie Jenner, and Kim Kardashianused Twitter to show Ariana and her fans their ongoing support. On May 23, the day after the explosion, Kim tweeted sympathetic messages about the victims parents, and said the attack was truly so senseless and …

May 25, 2017
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Sturgeon: ‘Be vigilant but not alarmed’ – BBC News

Monday night’s attack at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena left 22 people dead and 59 injured. The Scottish government’s resilience committee met for a third time late on Tuesday after the UK’s security level was raised to “critical”, its highest alert status. Ministers were briefed by Police Scotland about the practical implications for Scotland for coming major events such the Scottish Cup Final. In a statement afterwards the first minister …

May 24, 2017
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Celebrities Tweet Support For Ariana Grande Concert Victims

Police said at least 19 people were killed and about 50 were injured in what they were treating as a terrorist incident. A witness told the BBC that as many as 30 people could be seen lying on the ground at the Manchester Arena concert venue, Europes largest indoor arena with a capacity for 21,000 people. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended Products#Gifzign Gifzign – The ultimate and hottest GIF creation and GIF editing software to hit the webVideo Magic Web Based …

May 24, 2017
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Manchester Arena attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe moment of the explosion Twenty-two people, including children, have been killed and 59 injured in a suicide attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened at 22:35 BST on Monday at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande. Greater Manchester Police said the lone male attacker, who died in the blast, was carrying an improvised explosive device which he detonated. Relatives are using social media to hunt for missing loved …

May 23, 2017
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Ariana Grande On British Concert Horror: ‘Broken.’

… leaving the concert at 10:35 p.m. and Grande was still inside. The explosion was so powerful that the whole building shook, a parent arriving to pick up her two teenage daughters told BBC Radio Manchester. Related Coverage Celebrities Tweet Support For Ariana Grande concert Victims More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsTrafficBuilder – 30 campaign TraficBuilderReClick 2.0 Performance (lite) Exact Model Includes 200 Sales and Video Scripts in 12 Unique Categories and 40 Email …

May 23, 2017
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