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James Legge

James Legge is a freelance journalist, working mainly on social affairs and politics. He has recently graduated with an MA in Journalism (NCTJ accredited).

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Frank Ocean won’t be seeing the Pyramids: Channel Orange star ditches Egypt trip over post-coup violence and websites overreact, Fame Feed

Frank Ocean won’t be seeing the Pyramids: Channel Orange star ditches Egypt trip over post-coup violence and websites overreact

Ocean said he might “go to south africa instead and place some flowers on a gate for the president. for being epic and 94.”

By | Fame Feed | Thursday, 11 July 2013 at 11:36 am

Lady Gaga has closed her Twitter account: what will we miss?, Fame Feed

Lady Gaga has closed her Twitter account: what will we miss?

Imagine our surprise, diving into Twitter for the latest digitised musings of Lady “bluffin’ with my muffin” Gaga, only to find that the account has been put on ice.

By | Fame Feed | Tuesday, 9 July 2013 at 7:49 pm

Video: Olympics hero Oscar Pistorius races a horse in Qatar, Sport

Video: Olympics hero Oscar Pistorius races a horse in Qatar

Olympic and Paralympic hero Oscar Pistorius took on a new kind of challenge yesterday, racing against a horse in Qatar.

By | Sport | Thursday, 13 December 2012 at 5:03 pm

Actress Samira Mohamed Ali: ‘Anyone can be in a film, but to be accepted by the locals – that’s what I achieved’, Arts

Actress Samira Mohamed Ali: ‘Anyone can be in a film, but to be accepted by the locals – that’s what I achieved’

It’s a long way from Neath to Bangalore. But Samira Mohamed Ali already has a foothold in the Indian film-making industry. She’s the first British actor to star in a Kannada film, the Bangalore-based film industry

By | Arts, Film | Monday, 12 November 2012 at 11:13 am

Must watch: Chris Rock’s message to voters, Notebook

Must watch: Chris Rock’s message to voters

Decision day has finally arrived for Americans, and Chris Rock has a controversial take on the country’s first ever black president.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 6 November 2012 at 11:20 am

The stigma of drug addiction: “I felt inadequate, inferior, ashamed”, Health

The stigma of drug addiction: “I felt inadequate, inferior, ashamed”

After Sue’s youngest son tried to kill himself, he spent three days on a hospital drip.

“In all the time I spent at the hospital,” she says, “not one member of staff came to speak to me.”

By | Health, Notebook | Monday, 5 November 2012 at 1:53 pm

Must watch: Gangnam Style Robot, Arts

Must watch: Gangnam Style Robot

One robot stole the show at a robotics competition in China with its version of the viral video dance sensation Gangnam Style.

The dance, made famous by Korean rapper Psy, has been viewed over 100 million times online.

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 5 November 2012 at 1:11 pm

Bigot of the Year and other awards no one wants to win, Notebook

Bigot of the Year and other awards no one wants to win

Back in August a poll sought the worst place name in the UK. Among the contenders were Sandy Balls, Scratchy Bottom, and Crapstone. The winner? Shitterton.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Friday, 2 November 2012 at 6:45 pm

Northern Ireland offers fertile film-making ground for Ridley Scott, Arts

Northern Ireland offers fertile film-making ground for Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott will find Northern Ireland a fertile film-making environment for the low-budget series he is planning to make there. The series was announced yesterday and industry leaders hope the big-name arrival will boost the fledgling scene.

By | Arts, Film | Friday, 2 November 2012 at 6:00 am

Recovering from Hurricane Sandy, Notebook

Recovering from Hurricane Sandy

The recovery from Hurricane Sandy has slowly started to begin across America as residents and business owners come to terms with the devastation caused since October 29.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Thursday, 1 November 2012 at 4:43 pm

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