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GCHQ cracks Frank Sidebottom's secret codes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Frank Sidebottom’s absurd humour made him a fan favourite in the 1980s and 90s Intelligence agency GCHQ has cracked secret codes hidden by the man behind cult comedy character Frank Sidebottom. Chris Sievey drew cryptic symbols in artwork around the borders of some of Frank’s fan newsletters, football programmes […]

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How can celebrities walk the social media tightrope?

Image caption Justin Bieber has apologised for his April Fool’s prank “Is it too late now to say sorry?” sang an embattled Justin Bieber in 2015. Four years on, the answer for celebrities, Bieber included, appears very much “no” – particularly on social media. Fans demand authentic personality, but newly-married Bieber’s pregnancy-themed April Fool’s joke […]

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When Drake turns up at your local club

Image copyright Getty Images Niket Bhatti doesn’t usually go to Club Republic in Leicester on a Thursday night but this week he made an exception. There’d been rumours that Drake was going to turn up at the small venue and Niket is a massive fan. Many didn’t believe the three-time Grammy award winner would actually […]

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Keith Flint funeral: Prodigy fans line the streets

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFuneral held for The Prodigy’s Keith Flint Thousands of music lovers have lined the streets to “raise the roof” in tribute to Prodigy frontman Keith Flint. Fans watched as a horse-drawn carriage carried his coffin, topped with a green microphone, to his funeral at St Mary’s Church […]