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Could ‘Gangnam style’ be a game-changer for the international music scene?, Arts

Could ‘Gangnam style’ be a game-changer for the international music scene?

I have tried to ignore it, but Gangnam Style by pop sensation Psy, seems to be playing everywhere. Now record executives from Universal Music Group, Psy’s record company, are talking up the prospects of other South Korean artists. The calculation is that K-pop artists could have be an international rather than just a regional success story.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 13 November 2012 at 3:23 pm

Vince Cable, George Osborne, North Korea, Kristen Stewart, RIP Mary Tamm, Notebook

Vince Cable, George Osborne, North Korea, Kristen Stewart, RIP Mary Tamm

What’s trending and why?

By | Notebook | Thursday, 26 July 2012 at 10:43 am

Marty McFly, Barclays, Mnet20 and Nexus7: Why are they trending?, Uncategorized

Marty McFly, Barclays, Mnet20 and Nexus7: Why are they trending?

A look at the trending topics on social networking sites and search engines today, to see what we’re interested in, and why.

By | | Thursday, 28 June 2012 at 11:50 am

Bob Houghton: India and China will mix it with football’s best eventually, Sport

Bob Houghton: India and China will mix it with football’s best eventually

Coaching India is no walk in the park, even for an experienced man like Bob Houghton. The former Fulham midfielder is preparing to take the South Asian nation to the 2011 Asian Cup in January. Finding players on the sub-continent with its billion-plus population is a far cry from 1979 when, you may remember, the Englishman guided Malmo to the final of the European Cup.

By | Sport | Friday, 10 December 2010 at 1:05 pm

Africa continues to dream

South Africa and the whole of Africa will not sleep tonight, as the Black Stars have written history. They were the only African team to make it to the final 16 and are the 3rd African country in the history of the World Cup to make it to the quarterfinals, after Cameroon and Senegal. The [...]

By | Sport | Sunday, 27 June 2010 at 1:20 am

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