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Video Music Awards to be held in New York

30 June 2020

New York - The MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) show will take place in New York at the end of August, MTV and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday, marking the first major awards show since the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that will occur in a physical venue.... Read More

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Rolling Stones battling Trump campaign

29 June 2020

LOS ANGELES - For years, it has seemed as if Donald Trump can always get what he wants, at least when it comes to using classic rock and pop hits at his campaign rallies against the wishes of the original artistes. Read More

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Simpsons: White actors will no longer voice non-white characters

29 June 2020

Los Angeles - Animated TV comedy The Simpsons is ending the use of white actors to voice characters of colour, producers said on Friday. Read More

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Gone With The Wind returns to HBO with slavery warning

26 June 2020

Washington - Gone With The Wind has been reinstated by HBO Max, alongside a disclaimer saying it "denies the horrors of slavery". Read More

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Programme to get communities active

26 June 2020

A programme has been launched to encourage an active lifestyle. Read More

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Sesame Street special tackles COVID

21 June 2020

Elmo, Cookie Monster and Muppets from Asia and the Middle East are joining forces for a special episode of “Sesame Street” aimed at helping kids cope with a world turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

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Lloyd Webber plans safety tests for theatres

20 June 2020

London - Andrew Lloyd Webber is to conduct a series of tests at one of his theatres with the aim of showing the government that venues like it can reopen safely. Read More

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Lord of the Rings actor dies

19 June 2020

London - Veteran stage and film actor Sir Ian Holm, who played Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings films and the android Ash in the 1979 Alien film, has died aged 88. Read More

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Jamaican choreographer sues Jay Z, Beyonce

18 June 2020

Kingston - The founder and lead choreographer of renowned Jamaican dance group, L’Acadco, Dr L’Antoinette Stines has filed a lawsuit against music superstars Jay Z and Beyonce for her work on a 2018 album by The Carters called ‘Everything is Love’. Read More

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VIDEO: Nutrition and You 2

17 June 2020

Start next week with a plan for healthy meals. Read More

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VIDEO: DemiYoga 2

16 June 2020

Yoga is an excellent way to relax the mind, especially in these stressful times. Read More

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Satirical look at incompetence

16 June 2020

Have you ever wondered why the world is full of so many people who are incredibly incompetent at the very thing are paid to do? If so, a crotchety educationalist called Laurence J Peter may have the answer. Read More

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VIDEO: Non-Communicable Diseases 1

15 June 2020

Nation News has teamed up with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados to raise awareness about Non-Communicable Diseases. Read More

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VIDEO: Nutrition and You 1

15 June 2020

Nation News has teamed up with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados to bring you tips for healthier eating. Read More

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VIDEO: DemiYoga 1

15 June 2020

Yoga is an excellent way to relax the mind, especially in these stressful times. Nation News is collaborating with Danielle Moore of DemiYoga to guide you through a few movements. Read More

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Committee gets creative

12 June 2020

The St Lucy Parish Independence Committee (PIC) has found a way for Barbadians to express their fears, anxieties, and concerns about the novel coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic. Read More

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JK Rowling speaks about transgender issues

12 June 2020

London - JK Rowling has said she spoke out about transgender issues in part due to her personal experience of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Read More

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Salute to Class of 2020

09 June 2020

NEW YORK - Beyonce thanked graduates for "using their collective voice" to support the Black Lives Matter movement in an emotional online speech on Sunday. Read More

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Selma ‘snubbed’ by Academy in 2015, says actor

07 June 2020

LOS ANGELES – The civil rights movie Selma was made free for rental on Friday, a day after actor David Oyelowo said Oscar voters had deliberately snubbed the film in 2015. Read More

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Filming to restart in California

06 June 2020

LOS ANGELES - Film and TV cameras can start rolling in California as soon as June 12, state officials said on Friday as they approved new guidelines to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on sets. Read More

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Rihanna celebrates 15 years in music industry, thanks fans

26 May 2020

London – Rihanna released her debut single Pon de Replay on May 24, 2005 at the age of 17. Read More

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