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February 23, 2018 7:13 PM Degas painting found on bus nine years after it was stolen

Les Choristes, by one of the founders of Impressionism, was stolen in 2009 while on loan from Paris' Musee d'Orsay. The work of art was found inside a suitcase in the bus's luggage compartment by French customs agents during a stop-and-search in Marne-la-Vallee, where Disneyland Paris is located. Agents were surprised to find the 1877 piece with Degas' 55

February 15, 2018 9:50 AM Gospel choir reaches national finals of top competition

A BRIGHTON choir has reached the finals of the national University Gospel Choir of the Year competition. Sound of Zion, based at the University of Brighton’s Moulsecoomb campus, will be competing against eight other university gospel choirs at a televised event at the Dominion Centre in Wood Green, London, on March 24. The choir was founded by graduates 28

February 9, 2018 7:00 PM Neil D'Arcy-Jones's cultural highlights

1A Brave Face, Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, today, 2.30pm and 7.30pm. £24 to £12. 01206 573948. The internationally acclaimed Vamos full mask theatre company make a more than welcome return to the Mercury with a new show that was partly made and inspired by former soldiers based in the town. A Brave Face explores post traumatic stress 25

January 15, 2018 12:06 PM York Opera in search for singers with desire for love and passion in spring show

The show will be performed at the National Centre for Early Music, York, on May 16 and 17 at 7.30pm and will be in the style of two previous evenings of staged excerpts: Tales Of Love and Tales Of Disguise And Deception. The latest will feature four extracts from the operas La Boheme, Cavalleria Rusticana, Eugene Onegin and Hugh The Drover. The chorus 20

January 6, 2018 9:02 PM The Voice UK fans welcome new presenter Olly Murs

Fans of ITV singing contest The Voice UK have welcomed new coach Olly Murs with open arms. The Troublemaker star – and former contestant and presenter of the broadcaster’s rival show The X Factor – made his debut on the panel on Saturday night, joining returning mentors Sir Tom Jones, Vanessa Hudson and will.i.am – and taking over from last year’s Gavin 30

December 25, 2017 10:08 PM Sound Of Music actress Heather Menzies-Urich, who played Louisa von Trapp opposite Julie Andrews in the 1965 film, dies at age 68 from cancer

The Canadian-born actress passed away on Sunday, Christmas Eve, with friends and family around her. The star was best known for playing Louisa von Trapp in the 1965 classic movie musical The Sound Of Music with Julie Andrews. 'She was an actress, a ballerina and loved living her life to the fullest,' Heather‘s son Ryan told Variety. She was only 14-years-old 27

December 19, 2017 5:33 PM York Minster Christmas services announced

SPECIAL services will take place at York Minster this weekend to mark the final days of Advent. On Friday, December 22, the service of Nine Lessons and Carols starts at 7pm, including nine special readings, carols sung by the York Minster Choir and hymns for everyone to join in. On Christmas Eve, the traditional Crib Service starts at noon, and at 4pm another 26

December 13, 2017 10:33 PM ‘I’m glad you were born’: Selena Gomez wishes Taylor Swift a happy birthday

Selena Gomez has posted a sweet tribute to her friend Taylor Swift on her 28th birthday, saying: “I’m glad you were born.” The singer praised her BFF’s heart and talent in the message on Instagram. The post was accompanied by a video clip of the singers posing and smiling together. Gomez told Swift, who turned 28 on Wednesday: “I’m glad you were born. “Thank 31

December 12, 2017 12:05 PM Review: York Musical Society, Celebrate Christmas, St Lawrence’s Parish Church, York, December 9

A LARGE audience gathered last Saturday afternoon to enjoy York Musical Society’s Christmas concert that included extracts from Messiah and a reworking by conductor Richard Shephard of Corelli’s Christmas concerto for accompanied voices. Around these two works were placed carols for the choir and seasonal numbers arranged for brass quintet or organ 29

November 29, 2017 1:57 PM Cristiano Ronaldo climbs up to second on Instagram's most-popular list after gaining 34m followers in just a year

Cristiano Ronaldo muscled his way into Instagram's top-followed ranks this year as he documented his career and growing family, but pop star Selena Gomez still reigned supreme on the social media platform. Ronaldo, who was named Forbes' highest-paid footballer this year with £69million in earnings, climbed to second with 116m followers on Instagram 48