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    Platinum Jubilee: Falklands capital Stanley to be made a city

    Platinum Jubilee: Eight towns to be made cities for Platinum Jubilee By Mary O'Connor BBC News 20th May 2022 The Queen visited the Coast Guard station headquarters in Bangor, Northern Ireland, back in May 2009 Eight new cities have been named for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, with at least...
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Soft Cell & Pet Shop Boys - "Purple Zone" (2022)
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    Omnibus Russia Ukraine crisis

    Ukraine is the second-biggest country in Europe after Russia, 2.5 times bigger than the UK. Russia is also twice the size of Canada. As a sense of scale, here's what the war would be like if Texas was where most of Ukraine is...
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    Omnibus Russia Ukraine crisis

    Kalush Orchestra - "Stefania" 2022 Eurovision Song Contest winner for Ukraine If Ukraine's army really is entirely composed of women then Russia is going to win.
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    What are you listening to right now?

    The Rasmus - "Jezebel" (2022)
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    Happy Friday the 13th 😬

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    Calling a man bald is now Sexual Harassment

    No prostitute has ever said my testicles are bald. Quite the contrary. In fact, my testicular hair is even longer than my father's head hair when he married my mother in 1977, and men's hair was very long back then.
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    Ukraine pip UK to Eurovision victory

    Ukraine's win raises a question over who will host next year's Eurovision ceremony. The winning country usually stages the show, but Ukraine is unlikely to have that capability. Its state broadcaster, UA : PBC was targetted in the opening days of the war, and their commentator, Timur...
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    Ukraine pip UK to Eurovision victory

    Ukraine win Eurovision for the first time. Five time winners UK put in their best performance since 1998 to finish second after many bad performances over the last 20 years or so. Here is the result of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest final...
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    Ukraine pip UK to Eurovision victory

    Ukraine have won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time tonight in Turin. The country, currently at war with Russia, triumphed in the European music tournament final with the song "Stefania" by Kalush Orchestra. The United Kingdom, one of the most successful Eurovision nations with...
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Ghost - "Twenties" (2022)
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Muse - "Compliance" (2022) The Devon alternative rockers are back with a very fitting message after what's happened over the last two years, particularly in Canada and New Zealand...
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Seona Dancing - "Bitter Heart" (1983) The Brit of Canadian descent Ricky Gervais before he made it big as a comedian and actor, and the writer, director and star of The Office. Seona Dancing never made it to the big time, hence Ricky's change of career...
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Manchester's finest. A musical story with a twist at the end... Stone Roses - "Sally Cinnamon" (1987)