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AC/DC’s Malcolm Young dies at 64

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AC/DC guitarist and co-founder Malcolm Young died yesterday at age 64. Young had suffered from dementia for several years. He was replaced by his nephew Stevie for the band’s last tour promoting the 2014 album Rock Or Bust. The legendary band was formed in Sydney in 1973. STATEMENT FROM MALCOLM YOUNG’S FAMILY It is with deepest sorrow that we inform

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Kylie’s Impossible Princess turns 20: how Australia’s Princess of Pop came of age

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Pop idols have been reinventing their images, personas and sounds for as long as there have been pop idols. Some reinventions are calculated to achieve commercial goals: to ensure an artist stays in-step with the latest trends, to avoid any sense of staleness, and to reach a broader audience. But others are much more organic, reflecting the

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Book review: Critical Care by Clive Parkinson

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It seems that every high street bookseller has shelves straining under the weight of 21st century doctrines for self-improvement — on how to be happy, think positively and achieve a state of wellbeing, whatever that is. This is a burgeoning industry which has crept into our consciousness over the last few years, epitomised by colouring

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