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EU Parliament rejects copyright law in win for US tech giants

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Parliament rejected Thursday a highly controversial EU copyright law proposal that has pitted Beatles legend Paul McCartney against internet giants and the creators of Wikipedia. Lawmakers are now expected to return in September to the plans, which are aimed at ensuring creators of creative content – ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 5th, 2018Related News

The Beatles live at Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, Manila, Philippines, 1966 /photos – Manila Video

The Beatles live at Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, Manila, Philippines, 1966 /photos – Manila Video.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jun 27th, 2018Related News

The world yoga capital, with a little help from its friends

RISHIKESH, India – Sitting humbly on the floor in his orange robes, the spiritual head of the biggest ashram in Rishikesh rejoices at how yoga has spread across the globe in the 50 years since The Beatles first visited the holy city. "Yoga is amazing!" enthused the long-haired, bushy-bearded Swami Chidanand ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 21st, 2018Related News

Paul McCartney sees music as travelogue on new album

NEW YORK, USA – Paul McCartney on Wednesday, June 20 announced his first album in 5 years, Egypt Station, which he described as a kind of musical travelogue with each song exploring a new area. The Beatles legend said that Egypt Station would come out on September 7 and released two ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 21st, 2018Related News

Bongbong cites Lennon but Beatles vowed never again after 1966 snub

In 1966, the legendary rock band The Beatles visited the Philippines for a two-day stay during the Marcos regime. When they left, they vowed never to return again. At the height of their career, the renowned Fab Four comprising John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr were in their 1964 world tour and […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJun 4th, 2018Related News

WATCH: Yellow Submarine graphic novel in new trailer

The Beatles' 'Yellow Submarine' is to be the subject of a graphic novel that is previewed in a new trailer before its release in August. Titan Comics is behind the authorized graphic.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsMay 24th, 2018Related News

Rare bottles of whiskey fetch record $1M each at Hong Kong auction

Two bottles of rare 60-year-old Macallan whiskey fetched a total of more than $2 million under the hammer on Friday in Hong Kong, Bonhams said, with both sales shattering the previous world auction record for the spirit. One bottle, bearing a label designed by British pop artist Peter Blake --- who helped create the sleeve of The Beatles' album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" --- was sold for HK$7.96 million (US$1.01 million). The other bottle, whose label was designed by Italian artist Valerio Adami, went for HK$8.63 million, a new world record for whiskey sold at auction. Both 750-milliliter vintage bottles were distilled in 1926 and matured in a sherry h...Keep on reading: Rare bottles of whiskey fetch record $1M each at Hong Kong auction.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 19th, 2018Related News

Comic Ken Dodd, whose fame rivaled The Beatles, dies at 90

Ken Dodd, a titan of a vanishing age of British comedy whose U.K. fame at its peak rivaled that of The Beatles, has died, his publicist said Monday. He was 90. #BeFullyInformed Comic Ken Dodd, whose fame rivaled The Beatles, dies at 90 LONDON (AP) — Ken Dodd, a titan of a vanishing age of… link: Comic Ken Dodd, whose fame rivaled The Beatles, dies at 90.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Mar 13th, 2018Related News

2 British ISIS Beatles fighters captured in Syria – U.S. official

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Two British Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq) fighters members of a kidnapping cell dubbed "The Beatles" that was notorious for videotaping beheadings, have been captured in Syria, a US defense official confirmed Thursday, February 8. The two members of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 9th, 2018Related News

Anna Puno: Queen of Valentine Shows

While other people get their “high” from something or something else (as the Beatles songs put it, I get high when I see you go by, my oh my…I g.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesFeb 8th, 2018Related News

Arise, Sir Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb knighted in UK honors list

LONDON — Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and sole surviving Bee Gee Barry Gibb were each awarded a knighthood in Britain’s traditional New Year Honors, announced late on Friday. The two music legends were joined on the prestigious annual achievement list by Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Laurie, renowned dancer Darcey Bussell and hip-hop artist Wiley. Lesser […] The post Arise, Sir Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb knighted in UK honors list appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsJan 1st, 2018Related News

Ringo Starr, Barry Gibb knighted in UK honors list

LONDON United Kingdom – Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and sole surviving Bee Gee Barry Gibb were each awarded a knighthood in Britain's traditional New Year Honors, announced late on Friday, December 29. The two music legends were joined on the prestigious annual achievement list by Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Laurie, renowned ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 30th, 2017Related News

Arise, Sir Ringo: Starr and Barry Gibb knighted in UK honors list

LONDON: Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and sole surviving Bee Gee Barry Gibb were each awarded a knighthood in Britain’s traditional New Year Honours, announced late on Friday. The two music legends were joined on the prestigious annual achievement list by Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Laurie, renowned dancer Darcey Bussell and hip-hop artist Wiley. Lesser known [...] The post Arise, Sir Ringo: Starr and Barry Gibb knighted in UK honors list appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsDec 30th, 2017Related News

Arise, Sir Ringo: Starr and Barry Gibb knighted in UK honors list

LONDON: Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and sole surviving Bee Gee Barry Gibb were each awarded a knighthood in Britain’s traditional New Year Honours, announced late on Friday. The two music legends were joined on the prestigious annual achievement list by Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Laurie, renowned dancer Darcey Bussell and hip-hop artist Wiley. Lesser known… link: Arise, Sir Ringo: Starr and Barry Gibb knighted in UK honors list.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 30th, 2017Related News

Arise, Sir Ringo: Starr and Barry Gibb knighted in UK honors list

LONDON, United Kingdom --- Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and sole surviving Bee Gee Barry Gibb were each awarded a knighthood in Britain's traditional New Year Honors, announced late on Friday. The two music legends were joined on the prestigious annual achievement list by Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Laurie, renowned dancer Darcey Bussell and hip-hop artist Wiley. Lesser known recipients include 101-year-old Lieutenant Colonel Mordaunt Cohen, honored for his services to World War II education, and Lucia Mee, 18, the youngest person rewarded, for her efforts to raise organ donation awareness. Starr, 77 -- real name Richard Starkey -- became a Member of the Order of the Brit...Keep on reading: Arise, Sir Ringo: Starr and Barry Gibb knighted in UK honors list.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 30th, 2017Related News

Salah, the prolific frontman making Liverpool’s ‘Fab 4’ sing

There's a new "Fab Four" making Liverpool sing --- and this time, there's no question which member is the biggest star. Some fans of The Beatles think John Lennon was the driving force behind the Liverpudlian band that became a global phenomenon in the 1960s. Others lean to Paul McCartney. In the soccer version, Mohamed Salah is currently the undoubted frontman at Anfield. The 25-year-old Egyptian is putting Liverpool's greatest strikers in the shade with his scoring feats in his first season at the Premier League club. His goal in the 4-0 win at Bournemouth on Sunday moved his tally to 20 in all competitions, making Salah the first Liverpool player since Ian Rush in 1986 to get to...Keep on reading: Salah, the prolific frontman making Liverpool’s ‘Fab 4’ sing.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 18th, 2017Related News

Iranian photographer Shahrokh Hatami dead at 89

Famed Iranian photo-journalist Shahrokh Hatami, who covered front-page events from the revolution in his homeland to the Beatles in their early days has died aged 89. His partner, the actress Francine Carpon, told AFP Saturday he died from "pulmonary insufficiency at Auxi-le-Chateau" in northern France. Born in Tehran in 1928 and beginning life as a journalist for an Iranian newspaper, Hatami's roving lens captured a huge variety of events as he let his camera tell the story from 1950. Over seven decades he captured a dizzying array of stories, providing notably for Life magazine the visual backdrop for the overthrow in 1953 of Iranian prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh in a ...Keep on reading: Iranian photographer Shahrokh Hatami dead at 89.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 26th, 2017Related News

German police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon items

BERLIN — German police recovered around 100 items that belonged to late Beatles star John Lennon that were stolen from his widow in New York, including three.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 21st, 2017Related News

The leader as a role model

I love the Beatles song, “In My Life.” The song has meaningful lyrics and starts with the words, “There are places I remember, all my life, though some have.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceAug 19th, 2017Related News

Paul McCartney resolves dispute on Beatles song rights

Paul McCartney resolves dispute on Beatles song rights.....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJul 5th, 2017Related News