Rattlesnake Roundup: a Texas tradition runs into criticism

The Texas town of Sweetwater claims fame as home to the world’s largest annual “rattlesnake roundup,” where thousands of pounds of slithering venomous snakes are forced out of their dens and put on display.

March 23, 2023 1:04 pm


Vienna 'few degrees' exhibit tilts paintings to call for climate action

A Vienna museum where climate activists recently attacked the glass screen shielding a Gustav Klimt painting has responded with an exhibit entitled ‘A Few Degrees More’ that tilts works to draw attention to the need for action on climate change.

March 23, 2023 12:56 pm


Lindsay Lohan and Jake Paul hit with SEC charges over crypto scheme

The stars allegedly used their social platforms to boost two crypto tokens without disclosing they were paid to promote them.

March 23, 2023 10:15 am


Music industry makes $26bn but wants streaming prices to rise

The success of artists like Taylor Swift and BTS helped global music revenues rise to $26.6bn (£21.7bn) last year, the highest level since records began in the 1990s.

March 22, 2023 7:08 pm


Taylor Swift tops the charts

The IFPI report highlighted the increasingly global nature of music consumption, with seven countries represented in last year’s top 10 artists.

March 22, 2023 6:42 pm


Kangana Ranaut warns Diljit Dosanjh he will be arrested

Kangana Ranaut has shared a post on Twitter and Instagram about Diljit Dosanjh, warning him that he will be arrested soon.

March 22, 2023 5:18 pm


Live music back to pre-pandemic levels

Their comments came as the IFPI announced that the global music industry was enjoying its eighth consecutive year of growth.

March 22, 2023 4:45 pm


Ed Sheeran 'didn't want to live' after his friends Jamal Edwards and Shane Warne died

Ed Sheeran says he “didn’t want to live any more” after the deaths of his friends SBTV founder Jamal Edwards and cricketer Shane Warne in 2022.

March 22, 2023 3:34 pm


Asian art fair aims to bounce back after COVID years

The organisers of Art Basel Hong Kong, one of Asia’s leading contemporary art fairs, said they are bullish on art market prospects in the region, with China and Hong Kong now having lifted all COVID lockdown restrictions.

March 22, 2023 2:21 pm


Biden honors Springsteen, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mindy Kaling

U.S. President Joe Biden made an observation when conferring the National Medal of Arts on rocker Bruce Springsteen on Tuesday: “Bruce, some people are just born to run, man.”

March 22, 2023 12:10 pm


Winnie the Pooh horror film 'mysteriously' cancelled in Hong Kong

The screening of “Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey”, a British slasher film due to be released in Hong Kong this week, has been cancelled, its distributor said on Tuesday without giving a reason.

March 22, 2023 11:53 am


Bad Bunny sued for $40m by ex-girlfriend

Pop superstar Bad Bunny is being sued for $40m (£33m) by his ex-girlfriend, who says he used a recording of her in two songs without permission.

March 22, 2023 10:35 am

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