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‘He fought to the end’: Grammy-nominated rapper DMX dies after cardiac arrest

‘He fought to the end’: Grammy-nominated rapper DMX dies after cardiac arrest

Entertainment
Rapper DMX has died one week after suffering a "catastrophic cardiac arrest", his family has said.The 50-year-old, whose real name was Earl Simmons, had been admitted to intensive care in New York on Friday 2 April and was initially placed on life support. Earlier this week, family, friends and fans had held a vigil outside the hospital.In a statement announcing his death, his family said relatives had been by his side and described him as "a warrior who fought till the very end".Paying tribute, they said: "He loved his family with all of his heart, and we cherish the times we spent with him." His music, they added, "inspired countless fans across the world, and his iconic legacy will live on forever". ...
‘Our hibernation is coming to an end’: Pubs, restaurants and salons can open as 2m rule eased

‘Our hibernation is coming to an end’: Pubs, restaurants and salons can open as 2m rule eased

Business
The prime minister has announced a reduction in the two-metre social distancing rule, as he gave the green light for pubs, restaurants, hotels, hairdressers and barbers in England to reopen from 4 July.Setting out the latest easing of the coronavirus lockdown, Boris Johnson said "our long, national hibernation is coming to an end" and "life is returning to our streets". The PM said people will from next month be required to keep "one-metre plus" apart from others, while also taking measures to mitigate the risk of transmitting COVID-19."Where it is possible to keep two metres apart, people should," Mr Johnson said."But where it is not, we will advise people to keep a social distance of one-metre plus, meaning they should remain one metre apart while taking mitigating measures to reduce the...
Marc Maron’s ‘End Times Fun’ coming to Netflix in March

Marc Maron’s ‘End Times Fun’ coming to Netflix in March

Entertainment
Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Actor, comedian and podcast host Marc Maron has a new special coming to Netflix in March. Maron, 56, announced Monday on Twitter that his stand-up comedy special End Times Fun will premiere on the streaming service March 10. "My new special 'End Times Fun' will drop on @NetflixIsAJoke on March 10th! Hope it gets in under the wire! Things are moving fast," he wrote. My new special 'End Times Fun' will drop on @NetflixIsAJoke on March 10th! Hope it gets in under the wire! Things are moving fast!— marc maron (@marcmaron) February 17, 2020 Maron filmed End Times Fun at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater in Los Angeles, Calif., in October. Netflix said Maron will explore politics, celebrity status, religion, technology and more in the special. Maron previously released...