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Diana Ross: ‘Every concert is a blessing and a gift’

Diana Ross: ‘Every concert is a blessing and a gift’

Entertainment
Motown icon Diana Ross has announced her first UK tour in 15 years.The former Supremes star's six-date tour will follow her Sunday "legends slot" at next year's Glastonbury Festival.The Diamond Diana Top of the World Tour shows will also be her first live appearances in this country since 2008.Ross, 75, who had solo hits with Upside Down, I'm Coming Out and Endless Love, described her return to these shores as "like coming home."Glastonbury Festival 2020: Diana Ross to play legend slot"I look forward to coming to the UK to be with all my fans, friends and family," she said in a statement. "I look forward to performing at Glastonbury and touring in the UK and being in London and the UK is like coming home." Ross' music car...
The Lib Dems are using data to profile every voter in UK – and give you a score

The Lib Dems are using data to profile every voter in UK – and give you a score

Technology
The Liberal Democrats are profiling every voter in the country by rating their political preferences, Sky News can reveal.This includes which party they will vote for in the next election and whether they are a Remainer or Leaver. The percentage ratings - there are at least 42 in total, although the identity of only 37 are known - estimate whether someone voted Leave or Remain in the 2016 EU referendum and predict how they would vote if there was a second poll in 2019.Other scored characteristics include "Likelihood of being a Labour voter in 2019", "Likelihood of being a core Lib Dem" and "Net difference in likelihood of voting for the Conservative or Brexit Party in 2019".The system, which uses a sophisticated computer model to generate the scores, also assesses personal outlooks, giving...
Night in national park ‘for every schoolchild’

Night in national park ‘for every schoolchild’

Science
Every schoolchild in England should get the opportunity to "spend a night under the stars" in an idyllic landscape, an independent review has suggested.Helping pupils connect with nature through visits would ensure protected areas such as national parks are "open to everyone", the review's author said.Julian Glover was asked to review England's 70-year-old national park system and areas of outstanding natural beauty by the environment secretary.He says they need to be "re-ignited".Mr Glover's review says challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss and a trend towards increased urban living mean fresh ideas are needed to give England's protect landscapes new purpose.Among his recommendations are a National Landscapes Serv...
‘He brought twinkle to every scene’: Emmerdale actor dies

‘He brought twinkle to every scene’: Emmerdale actor dies

Entertainment
Emmerdale actor Freddie Jones has been described as one of the TV soap's "favourite human beings" following his death at 91.The father of fellow actor Toby Jones played Sandy Thomas in the ITV show for more than 12 years until 2018. He also appeared in Hollywood films such as Dune in 1984, The Elephant Man in 1980 and Firefox in 1982. Image: Freddie Jones' son was fellow actor Toby Jones His agent Lesley Duff said he died in the evening of 9 July after a short illness.Jones became an actor after a mid-life career change, having previously worked as a laboratory assistant while performing in amateur theatre on the side. Advertisement The makers of Emmer...