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Gordon Brown has warned that the world is on the verge of sleepwalking into another financial crisis because governments have failed to tackle the causes of the last major financial crash a decade ago. Britain’s leader when the collapse of the U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression…

The UK economy grew at its fastest pace in almost a year in the three months to July thanks to stronger consumer spending during the World Cup and summer heatwave. Gross domestic product in the three months to July rose 0.6% compared to the previous three months, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).The…

Vicky Holland won mixed team relay silver at the 2018 Commonwealth GamesBritain’s Vicky Holland claimed gold in Montreal to close the gap on Katie Zaferes at the top of the World Triathlon Series leaderboard.The 32-year-old finished in one hour 59 minutes 30 seconds, with American Zaferes claiming silver.Zaferes remains the series leader after the penultimate…

Rachel Atherton won three races on her way to the titleBritain’s Rachel Atherton won the downhill title at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup for a record sixth time by claiming the final race in France on Saturday.Atherton, 30, clocked two minutes 51.421 seconds to beat compatriot Tahnee Seagrave by less than a second.Seagrave, 23,…

Erasure are an English synthpop duo, consisting of singer and songwriter Andy Bell and songwriter and keyboardist Vince Clarke. They formed in London, and entered the music scene in 1985 with their debut single “Who Needs Love Like That”. Following the release of their fourth single “Sometimes”, the duo established itself on the UK Singles […]

Culture Club are an English band that was formed in 1981. The band comprised Boy George (lead vocals), Roy Hay (guitar and keyboards), Mikey Craig (bass guitar) and Jon Moss (drums and percussion). They are considered one of the most representative and influential groups of the 1980s. Culture Club sold more than 50 million records […]

Duran Duran are an English new wave and synth-pop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. The band grew from alternative sensations in 1982 to mainstream pop stars by 1984. By the end of the decade, membership and music style changes challenged the band before a resurgence in the early 1990s. The group were a leading […]

The Jackson 5, or Jackson Five, currently known as The Jacksons, is a popular American family music group. Formed in 1964 under the name the Jackson Brothers, the founding members were elder brothers Jackie, Tito and Jermaine. Younger brothers Marlon and Michael would join soon after. They participated in talent shows and performed in clubs […]


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