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Dad’s Ed Sheeran exhibition shows rise from busker to global star

Dad’s Ed Sheeran exhibition shows rise from busker to global star

Entertainment
Photographs, artwork and personal items charting Ed Sheeran's rise from busker to one of the biggest music stars in the world will go on display next week.Curated by his father, John, Ed Sheeran: Made In Suffolk provides a window into the singer's life before and after fame, and is timed to coincide with four homecoming gigs in Ipswich. It opens to fans on Tuesday, ahead of the first show on Friday. Image: The exhibition opens to fans on Tuesday Image: This picture was taken during Sheeran's European tour in 2012. Pic: Mark Surridge Photos on display include one of the star when he was 15 at a music festival in a small village near Framlingham, where he grew up, and one where h...
Climate change: UK government ‘like Dad’s Army’

Climate change: UK government ‘like Dad’s Army’

Science
The UK has been dealt a "brutal reality check" on its climate change ambitions, environmentalists have said.The government's official climate change advisers warn ministers are failing to cut emissions fast enough, and adapt to rising temperatures.Committee on Climate Change chair John Gummer likened them to the hapless characters in 1970s comedy Dad's Army.The government said it would soon set out plans to tackle emissions from aviation, heat, energy and transport.The prime minister recently announced that the UK would lead the world by cutting almost all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 - so-called net zero. Theresa May also aspired to the UK hosting a hugely important global climate summit next year.But the CCC said that the U...
Britney Spears checks into mental health facility after dad’s illness

Britney Spears checks into mental health facility after dad’s illness

Entertainment
The pop superstar checked herself into the unnamed facility last week.She is believed to be staying there for 30 days.A source close to the family told People: "Britney just needed to focus on herself."Her dad being sick has taken a toll on her. Related Articles “Britney just needed to focus on herself. Her dad being sick has taken a toll on her.”Source"He nearly died and actually had another surgery a few weeks ago. He’s not doing well."They’re so close and it has been a lot."The insider added that there is nothing "dramatic" going on with the music icon, simply saying she needs time to focus on herself. SUPPORT: Britney has been looking after her father (Pic: INSTAGRAM) TIME OUT: Britney has checked into a mental health facility (Pic: GETTY) CONCERN: Britney Spears father is sai
Top money lessons dads can teach their kids this Father's Day

Top money lessons dads can teach their kids this Father's Day

Finance
Fathers shape their children's financial life.To that point, 56 percent of people said their fathers influenced their retirement savings and 62 percent said their retirement plans are similar to their dads' strategy, according to a John Hancock Retirement Services survey of 1,007 Americans adults conducted in late April.Paternal influence cuts both ways. A recent T. Rowe Price analysis found that people who have declared bankruptcy were more likely to have kids who do not save any money, compared to the children of people who didn't declare bankruptcy.Dads can raise their personal finance game this Father's Day. Kerry Hannon, author of "Love Your Job: The New Rules of Career Happiness," shared with CNBC's "On the Money" about the best money lesson her father, Jack, who passed away nine yea...