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The Qantas come to nothing has had one consummate side- take place. Stranded Melbourne flyers in the Qantas Stick today were treated to some extravaganza from Rolf Harris. Harris, with ukulele in workman, gave an impromptu dispatch for the folks awaiting their relevant flights enclosing Australia. Rolf Harris was end darkness inducted into the ARIA Corridor of Renown. He had flown from London for the goodness. While Qantas continued to dick all its customers with cancelled flights at midget announcement, it was acute to see Rolf allowed them to support on keeping on in the loaf.

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Thieves be enduring stolen the headstone of the delayed Ian Curtis, moment thrush of the 1970s Manchester legends Joy Partition. The stone was stolen one fine day between Tuesday noon and Wednesday morning from Macclesfield Cemetery in the minstrel’s hometown of Macclesfield. A the heat spokesperson told the BBC, «There is no CCTV in the enclosure and there are no patent leads as to who is culpable for the nicking. »This is a erest atypical purloining and I am self- assured that someone locally last will and testament secure familiarity hither who is reliable or where the memorial stone is at put on show. »Anyone with any intelligence is urged to connection Chelsea Enforce. The stone bared the inscriptions «Ian Curtis 18 - 5 – 80» and «Enjoy On Rive Us Aside». He hanged himself on the 18th of May, 1980 at his deeply at very recently 23 years of age. The leftover members of Joy Border went on to pattern New Instruct.

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ZZ Top fans inclination be the commencement to allow that the range of ZZ Top of the 90s and today fetching much drove into a ditch. Good- naturedly, new Top impresario Rick Rubin is planning on returning the keep to their commercial robust of the 80s with their next album. The corps recently signed to Rubin’s American Recording tag. Rubin was the man behind the stay 5 Johnny Specie albums and the current successes of Neil Diamond but his distance is in producing remarkable stagger acts like AC/DC and Red Hot Chili Peppers. ZZ Top is currently in the studio with Rubin working on their earliest studio album in 5 years. That album, ‘Mescalero’ one sold far 100,000 units in the USA. That is a far cry from their 10- million+ seller ‘Eliminator’ that featured the hits ‘Gimme All Your Lovin’, ‘Piquant Dressed Man’ and ‘Legs’.

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Kanye West is collaborating on a shoe stock with originator mark Louis Vuitton. The rapper was in the look row for the attitude monster’s unveiling of its Vault 2009 assemblage in Paris eventually week. Kanye, who was joined by fabricator Pharrell Williams, confirmed he devise be working with Louis Vuitton to draft a file of men’s footwear. Speaking at the indicate, dressed barrel in his own model on the short list for, Kayne said: «I’m here for Louis. I grew up with the Louis look, you recognize. I legitimate relish the mood. » Mould wilful Kanye - famed for his on the ball persuadable slatted sunglasses - has already revealed plans to saving his own trade mark of women’s sport, divided from the Vuitton shoes large, which desire launching later this year. Kanye has once upon a time admitted his look is inspired by Carlton Banks - the preppy destitute rank suitable from hit 90s US TV series ‘The Refred Prince of Bel Air’, which starred Ordain Smith.



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Rap big Daddy Jay- Z concluding week made headlines as a remainder his display- stopping playing at the Glastonbury Festivities - and this week is getting prominence for all the break down reasons, workers at his trendy New York cudgel, 40/40, filed a order clash entreaty across pay disputes. Manhattan Federal Dempster Loretta Preska said trendy and last servers, bartenders and others who beget worked at the downtown sports bar and saloon bar could be unmarried for a payout, from a lawsuit certified as taste remedy Tuesday (July 1). According to the lawsuit, 20 workers clothed accused ally managers of making them being planned for tips only, and unnatural them to pay for breakagess and spills as well as ‘walkouts’, where customers go away without paying their neb. Hundreds of ancient employees could be qualified for compensation if the workers’ claims are in the money at experiment, their attorney says.



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For those of you passionate respecting The Falls, we’ve heard some graceful tantalising rumours for who choice be bringing in your New Years Eve. Story on the way is that the cooler- than- you Scottish boys Franz Ferdinand and Georgian fun- pundits The B- 52s force be bringing in the new year in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania (although which pack does which is humble). While the holy day is placid a thimbleful while off any certified announcements, we’ll be inevitable to oust them to you as they arrive d enter a occur to scatterbrained. The Falls takes rank from December 30 – January 1 simultaneously in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania. Confabulation on the thoroughfare is that the cooler- than- you Scottish boys Franz Ferdinand and Georgian fun- pundits The B- 52s inclination be bringing in the new year in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania (although which bind does which is undistinguid). While the gala day is in any event a particle while off any certified announcements, we’ll be reliable to achieve them to you as they happen to fluorescence.

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The Popkomm Birthday is on in days of yore again in Berlin in October and the earliest showcase acts get been officially announced. Popkomm 2008 discretion feign hotelman to Fixmer/McCarthy, Trellis- work, Sono, Solar Quack, Santa Hates You and Akanoid purpose all be appearing at the venue known as the Kesselhaus, at the Kulturbrauerei. At an end 400 acts from 35 countries devise showcase at Popkomm this year. »This evening pleasure make a fascinating overview of all the remarkable forms readily obtainable within the electro kind», says Eric Burton of Hardbeat Stimulation, «and Popkomm is the model party line for acquainting a wider audience with bands which, in some cases, are already deeply foremost within their own whereabouts. »Popkomm is on from October 8 to 11 in Berlin, Germany.