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Source: BBC

Five talking points from London Fashion week

Today 02:24 GMT

Among the talking points from the New York shows were Paris Hilton on the catwalk and a surprisingly political show from Tom Ford.

At the opening of London Fashion Week, models like Adwoa Aboah stood side by side with survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire on the catwalk to demand justice for victims of the tragedy. As well as making speeches, models including actress and anti-harassment campaigner Rose McGowan, wore clothes emblazoned with political slogans.

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Source: CTV

Calgary neighbourhood rocked by house explosion

Monday 23:39 GMT

(jimbladon/Instagram). There were reports of a house explosion in southeast Calgary with fire crews arriving to find one house completely engulfed in flames early Sunday morning.

Diane Bender, who lives a few doors down, says she and her husband were jolted awake at around 4 a.m. by a loud bang and items falling off their walls. It’s not yet known what caused the fiery blast or whether anyone was inside the home.

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Source: CTV

House explosion reported in Calgary; multiple homes catch fire

Monday 22:44 GMT

There were reports of a house explosion in southeast Calgary with fire crews arriving to find one house engulfed in flames early Sunday morning.

MST, they received approximately 25 calls from Calgary residents in the city’s Douglas Glen Close area who said they were awoken by a loud explosion.

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Source: Fox News

Get to know Miranda Lambert's new husband, Brendan McLoughlin

Monday 14:30 GMT

The "Tin Man" singer revealed on Valentine's Day that she tied the knot with Brendan McLoughlin, tweeting, "In honor of Valentine’s Day I wanted to share some news.

Miranda Lambert's ex-husband, Blake Shelton, may have been named Sexiest Man Alive in 2017, but Brendan McLoughlin actually was a model. In 2011, when McLoughlin was just 19 years old, he posted in shirtless snaps for a Model Mayhem page, in which he also specified his measurements: The hunk is 5'11," 150 pounds and, importantly, refused to pose nude.

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Source: DW

Pakistani husbands distressed as Uighur wives face Chinese crackdown

Saturday 08:04 GMT

Pakistani men's Muslim Uighur wives from China's restive Xinjiang region are increasingly becoming targets of arrests by Chinese authorities.

Instead, he now pins his hopes on the international community to pressurize Beijing into ending its harsh policies in Xinjiang and releasing the numerous Uighurs held in detention there, including his wife, son and other relatives.

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Source: Global News

Alan Cross’ weekly music picks: New Avril and Alexisonfire will warm you up

Saturday 09:54 GMT

The combination of all these influences caught the attention of the music supervisor of Killing Eve, which featured some of their music.

Anchored on drums by Joey Armstrong, son of Green Day’s Billie Joe (the band is joined on tour by bassist Jakob Danger Armstrong, Joey’s brother), SWMRS have been releasing music since 2011. For this EP, though, they’ve let loose with satiric shots at Trumpers and Brexiters (Give Stupidity a Chance), the increasing gap between the rich and poor (What Are We Going to Do About the Rich?) and the scourge of social media.

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Source: The Guradian

Pop, Prince and Black Panthers: the glorious life of Chaka Khan

Saturday 05:09 GMT

Her father remarried, to a civil rights activist who encouraged Khan to speak at rallies; by the age of 14, she had been recruited by the Black Panthers.

The atmosphere wasn’t much helped when the record label started billing the band as Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, or by tension between the band members and Khan’s second husband, Richard Holland.

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Source: Fox News

‘Waltons’ star Michael Learned says she and TV husband Ralph Waite ‘were in love’

Sunday 10:48 GMT

Michael Learned admitted the on-screen chemistry she shared with screen husband Ralph Waite in “The Waltons” was the real deal.

'THE WALTONS' STAR MICHAEL LEARNED LOOKS BACK AT SHOW'S SUCCESS, PERSONAL REGRETS. UK’s Daily Mail recently reported that for the first time in almost four decades, the 79-year-old shared she and Waite ‘we in love” off-screen. A rep for the actress confirmed to Fox News that, even though the two stars were attracted to each other, they never escalated the relationship out of concern something would go wrong, resulting in the two still facing each other on set every day.

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Source: Global News

Alexisonfire releases first single in 9 years, ‘Familiar Drugs’

Saturday 20:55 GMT

The band began to tease fans with a short clip and a series of images throughout February and speculation pointed to either new music or an Alexisonfire tour.

Along with Familiar Drugs, the band revealed plans for four shows this year throughout England, the United States and one exclusive Canadian show. Dallas Green talks new live album and how City and Colour celebrates Canada. Familiar Drugs is now available on all major streaming platforms.

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Source: Fox News

Erin Andrews says cervical cancer helped relationship with Jarrett Stroll grow

Saturday 20:55 GMT

Despite having two surgeries, Andrews was determined to not slow down, getting right back to work with the support of her husband, Jarrett Stroll.

"The thought of going for my six-month checkup is very frightening," said the TV personality, who encourages all women to visit their doctor to get Pap and HPV tests done to screen for cervical cancer. "But what feels better about the whole thing is [that] now I've decided to be public about the whole thing and decided to share my story.


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