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 Emergency services at the scene where 20-metre crane collapsed  onto a terraced house in Bow, east London. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

One person has died after a crane fell onto houses in east London. The crane collapsed on a site where flats were being constructed, and crashed onto(...)

British soldiers guard a barricade, probably during the Irish War of Independence, circa 1920. Photograph: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

In the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, the father of a British soldier sent a letter from his home in Stretford, Manchester, to Ireland seeking (...)

MPs criticised the ‘often distasteful and misleading’ media coverage of Meghan Markle. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

British women MPs from across the political divide have condemned the UK media’s treatment of Meghan Markle, duchess of Sussex, claiming some of it di(...)

Photograph: Alan Place

BLINDBOY BOATCLUB – PODCASTER, AUTHOR AND HALF OF THE RUBBERBANDITS – TALKS POLITICS, ANONYMITY, HIS NEW BOOK AND ANGRY MEN WITH PATRICK FREYNE (...)

Tim Bergling’s family sought out producers, who the DJ had worked with, to finish his final album

Last summer, a carefully chosen group of producers was given a challenging task – to complete Tim, the third album by the late Swedish DJ and producer(...)

 O’Shea Jackson jnr attends the ‘Long Shot’ premiere at the Paramount Theatre  in Austin, Texas, in March 2019. Photograph: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW

Most actors couldn’t possibly carry off the chunky gold chain that O’Shea Jackson jnr is wearing in London today. But O’Shea Jackson jnr is not most a(...)

Marion ‘Suge’ Knight listens as his sentence is given inside the courtroom in Los Angeles, California. Photograph:  David McNew/AFP/Getty Images

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was sentenced in a Los Angeles courtroom on Thursday to 28 years in prison for manslaughter in the death of a ma(...)

Suge: Marion Knight with his lawyer Albert DeBlanc in court on Thursday. Photograph: Gary Coronado/Pool/NYT

The former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter after he ran over two men, killing one, nearly four years a(...)

“Confused, always worried you wasn’t black enough,” howls Pusha T on The Story of Adidon

Rap feuds haven’t been the same since their 1990s heyday, when the very streets of Compton and Queens seemed paved with delicious slabs of pure, premi(...)

Kendrick Lamar: won the Pulitzer for his 2017 album DAMN. Photograph:  Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

In late January, the Compton, California, rapper Kendrick Lamar lost the Grammy Award for album of the year to Bruno Mars. DAMN., Lamar’s fourth LP, w(...)

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