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August 15, 2018 10:26 PM The Beatles boys come together…

THE sons of one of the greatest teams in songwriting history have shown that the apple does not fall far from the tree. Sean Lennon and James McCartney – sons of Beatles John and Paul – showed off their doppelganger credentials this week in a selfie Sean posted on Instagram, captioned “Peekaboo...”. THE sons of one of the greatest teams in songwriting 6

August 15, 2018 4:00 PM York College twins Adam and Ben Quilter face the music on A-level results day

THOUSANDS of students from across York, North and East Yorkshire will get their A-Level results tomorrow. Among them are musical twins Adam and Ben Quilter who are looking forward to taking up places at two of London’s top conservatoires. Trombonist Adam and his drummer brother Ben, are going on to study at Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Trinity 5

August 15, 2018 11:03 AM Calling all ex-pupils and staff of Commonweal School

A MAJOR reunion is being planned for ex-pupils and staff of one of Swindon’s best known schools. Town centre venue MECA will host the gathering of Commonweal old boys, old girls and teachers on Saturday, September 22, beginning at 7pm. Tickets are priced at £5, and any surplus funds will be divided between four good causes – Prospect Hospice, Commonweal 6

August 15, 2018 12:24 AM ‘Moscow happy to EXPLOIT crisis’: Trump’s SPAT with Turkey may help Russia UNDERMINE NATO

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s diplomatic spat with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may be facilitating Russia’s attempted subversion of NATO, analysts have warned. Turkey, one of NATO’s most significant military powers, has provided Washington with logistical support for its military actions in the Middle East for years. But Ankara maintains close 8

August 12, 2018 7:39 AM Nasa Parker Solar Probe launch live pictures as mission to sun has lift off

A HISTORIC NASA mission to the sun has blasted off into space. The Parker Solar Probe - NASA's first mission to the sun - will expolore the sun's atmosphere and its outermost atmosphere, the corona. A Delta-IV heavy rocket carrying the probe took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida at around 07.31 GMT on Sunday morning. It will be the fastest manmade moving 11

August 12, 2018 2:04 AM Omagh bomb remembrance service to be held

A remembrance service is due to take place later, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing. It was carried out by the dissident republican Real IRA, several months after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement. The interdenominational service will feature the Omagh Community Youth Choir and include a song specially composed by its musical 9

August 11, 2018 12:01 PM Alan Bennett's hospital musical Allelujah! to inject caustic wit into NHS Anniversary in Rhyl and Prestatyn

One of the UK's pre-eminent playwrights will present an exhilarating homage to the health service in Prestatyn and Rhyl . Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, Allelujah! is Bennett's tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner. Under a veneer of a charming, rousing singalong musical, Bennett's diagnosis is riddled 11

August 11, 2018 8:38 AM Gatwick goes Chinese after busiest ever July

The new service will be flown by China Eastern – the country’s second biggest airline – and will connect the UK to one of the world’s leading business centres, providing over 70,000 seats and more than 3,700 metric tonnes of new cargo capacity each year. Shanghai is seen as the showpiece of China’s dramatic economic growth and, like London, is a global 11

August 9, 2018 4:06 AM Father died at Brighton home after lethal mix of heroin and other drugs

While out he had taken heroin and methadone – which is often used as a substitute for the former – an inquest heard yesterday. Mr Gunn had missed numerous calls from his fiancee Sonia Rice, whose car he had borrowed to go to see the acquaintance, Brighton Coroner’s Court was told. He came back the next day and had argued with his partner about why he had not returned 8

August 8, 2018 4:00 AM LOCAL HISTORY: Building the Brighton Centre in the 1970s

It has also been used as a live music venue since it was opened and is owned and operated by Brighton and Hove City Council. It was designed in a Brutalist style by architects Russell Diplock and Associates. Tony Hewison, the resort director who ensured the Brighton Centre was used to the best advantage of Brighton, is pictured in a hard hat onsite 8