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The Guardian - 9 months ago

BBC shortlists four candidates to replace Tony Hall

Successful hopefuls for position of director general to be interviewed in early June The BBC has drawn up a shortlist in the hunt for its next director general which includes Will Lewis, the outgoing chief executive of the publisher of the Wall Stree...

The Guardian - 9 months ago

West Africa facing food crisis as coronavirus spreads

Pandemic adds to jihadi and climate change threats to present ‘immense challenge’ for regionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than 43 million people in west Africa are likely to be in urgent need of food assistance in t...

The Guardian - 9 months ago

Phil May, frontman with the Pretty Things, dies aged 75

Singer revered by David Bowie and Jimi Hendrix had complications in hospital following hip surgeryPhil May, frontman of riotous band the Pretty Things who were acclaimed peers of David Bowie and the Rolling Stones, has died aged 75.He died in hospita...

The Guardian - 9 months ago

UK police use DNA to identify remains found in suitcases

Properties in West Midlands searched after woman’s remains found in Forest of DeanPolice are using DNA analysis to try to identify a woman whose remains were found in two suitcases in a forest.Officers have also been searching properties in Wolverham...