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Idles: ‘We’d love to do a zorb gig’

Idles: ‘We’d love to do a zorb gig’

Entertainment
When Idles live-streamed their Abbey Road sets last month, it was only right they took on the challenge of performing The Beatles' heaviest and most explosive song.Frontman Joe Talbot threw himself so far into their performance of Helter Skelter he ended up scream-singing whilst writhing around on the floor in apparent pain, as his band - including eccentric moustached guitarist, Mark Bowen - played manically and danced devilishly around him.It's just a shame only a few camera operators were able to witness it in person.Speaking a few days afterwards, a recovering Talbot tells the BBC the physically demanding track will "absolutely not" be going into their setlist, if and when they are able to resume their rescheduled UK tour in ...
Love Bug’s creator tracked down to repair shop in Manila

Love Bug’s creator tracked down to repair shop in Manila

Technology
The man behind the world's first major computer virus outbreak has admitted his guilt, 20 years after his software infected millions of machines worldwide.Filipino Onel de Guzman, now 44, says he unleashed the Love Bug computer worm to steal passwords so he could access the internet without paying.He claims he never intended it to spread globally.And he says he regrets the damage his code caused."I didn't expect it would get to the US and Europe. I was surprised," he said in an interview for Crime Dot Com, a forthcoming book on cyber-crime.The Love Bug pandemic began on 4 May, 2000. Victims received an email attachment entitled LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU. It contained malicious code that would overwrite files, steal passwords, and automatically send copies of it...
‘If you love your country, keep the social distance’: PM begins easing of Italy lockdown

‘If you love your country, keep the social distance’: PM begins easing of Italy lockdown

World
The Italian government has announced measures to ease the country's lockdown as the country appears to be regaining control from the coronavirus pandemic.Italian authorities reported 260 deaths linked to COVID-19 on Sunday, the fewest daily deaths since 14 March, bringing the country's total to 26,644. In an evening briefing on Sunday, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced that manufacturing and construction companies would be able to resume business from Monday 4 May, with retail trade reopening a fortnight later on 18 May. Addressing reporters through a video link, Mr Conte said: "From 4 May the entire manufacturing sector will reopen, the entire building sector too and also the entire wholesale sector linked to the manufacture and the building sectors."This is a very important pas...
Ric Flair reveals iconic ‘I’m sorry, I love you’ moment at WresteMania with Shawn Michaels wasn’t planned

Ric Flair reveals iconic ‘I’m sorry, I love you’ moment at WresteMania with Shawn Michaels wasn’t planned

Sports
It has been 12 years since Ric Flair’s final WWE match. He is a legend in the business and had a glorious wrestling career that has spanned around 40 years. WWE Ric Flair is a legend and it’s unlikely there will be anyone like the 16-time champion again And that final match, at WrestleMania 24 in 2008, saw one of the most iconic moments in the company’s history. Flair was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame the night before, but the stipulation of his match the next day was if he lost, he had to retire. Shawn Michaels was his opponent. Two of the greatest ever in-ring performers came together for one final showdown in the winter of their careers. Michaels defeated The Nature Boy with a Sweet Chin Music, but it’s best remembered for the words he uttere...
Love Island: Tributes paid to Caroline Flack during final

Love Island: Tributes paid to Caroline Flack during final

Entertainment
Love Island paid tribute to Caroline Flack as its first winter series drew to a close on Sunday night.The former host of the show was found dead in her London flat last weekend."The past week has been extremely difficult, coming to terms with the loss of our friend and colleague, Caroline," presenter Laura Whitmore told viewers of the ITV2 programme."Caroline loved Love Island. She loved love, and that's why tonight's final is dedicated to her."She added: "We're thinking of her family and everyone who knew her at this time."The programme then showed a montage of some of Flack's memorable moments from the series in recent years. The current islanders were told about Flack's death off-camera on Saturday, an ITV spokesman confirmed....