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“Stairway to Heaven” plagiarism lawsuit to go ahead

In case you haven’t heard about it, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin are being sued by the estate of Spirit frontman Randy California over claims that “Stairway to Heaven” was plagiarised from Spirit’s song “Taurus.” Quoth Randy...Show More Summary

Whatever the truth

SIMON DANCZUK is the sort of person who tends to give politics a good name. He is by all accounts a splendid constituency MP, and in recent months has campaigned bravely and assiduously to raise awareness of child abuse outrages committed in his seat. Show More Summary

The 'Glamburger': world's most expensive burger created in London

Credits: Groupon.co.uk Alt Text: Glamburger Kobe Wagya beef burger stretches the budget and the waistline at £1,100 and 2,618 calories One-Minute Read Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 1:52pm The world's most expensive burger, which includes...Show More Summary

LFF: Austin to Boston

Four bands, five VW campervans, a backseat full of guitars and a whole lot of road - this purposely lo-fi documentary is a little indie gem. This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. LFF: Austin to Boston

Nick Clegg explains Lib Dem ministers’ decision to support air strikes on ISIL

Nick Clegg has sent an email to all party members this evening to explain why the parliamentary party will be supporting air strikes on ISIL in Iraq. It contains the entire broadcast interview which he did this afternoon. He talks about what a”vile and murderous” outfit ISIL is, about how the action is legal and […]

Ryder Cup: what makes golf’s fiercest rivalry so special?

Credits: Stuart Franklin/Getty Alt Text: Ryder cup The history, the drama and the grudges that make the Europe vs USA golfing showdown unmissable Briefing Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:41pm Golf's Ryder Cup tees off at Gleneagles next week. Show More Summary

Northern Powergrid offer £1,000 reward for information on metal theft

Crimestoppers are working with Northern Powergrid to raise awareness about the dangers that metal and cable theft can create for the public. This is a serious crime that can result in power cuts to a community’s network, destruction of property, serious environmental damage and major disruption for homes and businesses. More importantly, metal and cable theft […]

China introduces e-lanes for texting pedestrians

Credits: Getty Images Alt Text: Texting But the city's attempt to reduce injuries caused by smartphone 'zombies' seems to be having the opposite effect One-Minute Read Monday, September 15, 2014 - 3:50pm Authorities in the Chinese city...Show More Summary

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