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Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent

<p>A 35mm shot of Jack Coulter’s synesthesia painting of Glastonbury, created in collaboration with music streaming service Deezer&nbsp;</p>

Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter has turned the rare neurological condition that allows him to ‘hear’ colour and ‘see’ sound into a striking visual canvas for Glastonbury. The 21-year-old teamed up with Deezer to create …

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The Chicks: ‘If George Floyd’s murder hadn’t happened, we might’ve waited a couple of years to change our name’ | The Independent

The Chicks, from left to right: Martie Maguire, Emily Strayer, Natalie Maines

The Chicks: ‘If George Floyd’s murder hadn’t happened, we might’ve waited a couple of years to change our name’ | The Independent The Chicks: ‘If George Floyd’s murder hadn’t happened, we might’ve waited a couple of years to change our name’ | The Independent The record company had already pressed 400,000 copies of the Dixie Chicks’ new single when the …

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Dave Grohl celebrates Covid relief measures for independent concert venues

Dave Grohl performs during the Grammys’ Salut To Prince concert on 28 January 2020 in Los Angeles

Dave Grohl celebrates Covid relief measures for independent concert venues Dave Grohl celebrates Covid relief measures for independent concert venues Grohl shared the message on the Foo Fighters’ Twitter account on Monday, extending a “huge, heartfelt thank you to everyone who supported” the measure, known as the Save Our Stages Act. The bill was first introduced in July by US …

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How grandparents saved 2020 | The Independent

<p>An estimated £12bn in financial support was given out by the older generation</p>

How grandparents saved 2020 | The Independent How grandparents saved 2020 | The Independent Much has been written about the deep unfairness of inter-generational spread of cash in modern Britain. Headlines in recent years have either crowed or complained about the disproportionate concentration of wealth – between 70-80 per cent of it as a general rule – among older UK …

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17 of the funniest movie title translations, from The Full Monty to Knocked Up | The Independent

Chinese title: Six Naked Pigs

17 of the funniest movie title translations, from The Full Monty to Knocked Up | The Independent 17 of the funniest movie title translations, from The Full Monty to Knocked Up | The Independent It cannot be denied that the British love a good euphemism. And we especially like to beat around the bush, so to speak, when it comes …

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Best Christmas movies: The 20 greatest festive films ranked, from Home Alone to The Muppets Christmas Carol | The Independent

Best Christmas movies: The 20 greatest festive films ranked, from Home Alone to The Muppets Christmas Carol | The Independent

Best Christmas movies: The 20 greatest festive films ranked, from Home Alone to The Muppets Christmas Carol | The Independent Best Christmas movies: The 20 greatest festive films ranked, from Home Alone to The Muppets Christmas Carol | The Independent Christmas is a time for family, food, forgiveness… and films. Whether it’s because you’ve eaten so much you’re temporarily unable …

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Hong Kong’s Courts Are Still Independent. Some Want to Rein Them In.

Hong Kong’s Courts Are Still Independent. Some Want to Rein Them In.

Hong Kong’s Courts Are Still Independent. Some Want to Rein Them In. Hong Kong’s Courts Are Still Independent. Some Want to Rein Them In. HONG KONG — They were arrested on one of the most violent days in Hong Kong last year, when protesters threw firebombs at the main government offices and set a barrier aflame outside Police Headquarters. But …

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My colleague, the paedophile | The Independent

<p>There is a sense at Cambridge of being exempt from the standards recognised by society at large</p>

My colleague, the paedophile | The Independent My colleague, the paedophile | The Independent W ould you give a job to a convicted paedophile? No, neither would I, especially not as a teacher. Cambridge University thinks otherwise. The question is: why? I sometimes wonder: does he include his conviction on his CV?  Probably not. I just looked up his webpage: …

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Uber and Lyft Drivers in California Will Remain Independent

Uber and Lyft Drivers in California Will Remain Independent

Uber and Lyft Drivers in California Will Remain Independent Uber and Lyft Drivers in California Will Remain Independent OAKLAND, Calif. — Drivers and other workers for so-called gig economy companies in California will not become their employees. California voters carried Uber and Lyft to victory, overwhelmingly approving Proposition 22, a ballot measure that allows gig economy companies to continue treating …

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How to Support Independent Restaurants

How to Support Independent Restaurants

How to Support Independent Restaurants How to Support Independent Restaurants So what can you do to help your beloved neighborhood restaurants and food businesses to weather the storm? Here are some concrete tips: 1. Eat as much takeout as possible. Set aside a specific day to give yourself a treat and keep a local restaurant alive. Some restaurants are making …

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