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The best said things in 2014

  By Qainaat Aftab On day to day bases I love to read motivational and funny quotes just to make my day that bit brighter. My obsession with reading quotes has gotten so far that my friends have recommended me writing a quote book! Starting a new year, I thought why not look at some of the wisest and funniest things celebrities have said in 2014. First of all, we have Prince Harry talking about the news of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting another child – “I can’t…

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Daniel Craig – Bond and Beyond

Tarot with Shruti Spectre, the next James Bond addition releases in November 2015, although 11 months away, Tarot has some important forecasts. The way it stands currently, Tarot suggests that despite being complete, Spectre’s release date will be delayed and quite sensibly so. Releasing in December 2015 or January 2016 seems like a better time to do so. Despite going over budget, makers will still see it do very well at the Box Office. In fact Daniel Craig will be praised for his portrayal of Bond receiving many accolades for…

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Leona Lewis predicts a massive year

Former X Factor winner, Leona Lewis is gearing up for a MASSIVE 2015 comeback and we could not be happier. It has been really quiet on the Leona Lewis front as of late, and we’ve been eagerly awaiting an announcement about her new album, and it seems it is on its way… Taking to her Facebook account in December, Leona posted a video of her singing what sounds like could be a song from her new album. She captioned the post “Getting ready for 2015…” The message in itself tells…

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Rappers are destroying Bollywood music

‘Amplifier’ singer Imran Khan, who has lent his voice for a song in upcoming film ‘Tevar’, says the new-age rappers might have become a rage with the listeners but they have not given quality music to Bollywood Imran has made his debut in the Hindi Film industry with the ‘Lets Celebrate’ song and said he does not like the music of many hit hit hip-hop artists and rappers. “Personally I don’t like their music. I feel it is just over-hyped. These Punjabi rappers and artists, who have entered Bollwyood from…

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50 Cent compares himself to Tupac and Biggie

50 Cent has always had a key aspect of the hip-hop game down: confidence. You’d be hard pressed to find many dudes in rap who exude the badassery that 50 does. This week, the Queens rapper took that bravado to a new level when he put himself in a class with fallen legends Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. Asked by The Guardian if dying would’ve made him a bigger star, 50 took the conversation to a new level. “You know what, I don’t think they’ll replace me now,” he said.…

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Mariah Carey sued by former assistant

It has not been a good year for Mariah Carey. There was the long-awaited album which became the lowest selling release of her career. Then there was the separation. And the much publicized on-stage snafus. And now, another lawsuit. This time, it’s Carey’s former assistant claiming she is owed seven years’ worth of back wages. In a suit filed in Manhattan federal court, Carey’s former assistant, Ylser Oliver, claims she was forced to work 16-hour days for six or seven days a week and never received any overtime pay. According…

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Urban Echo – Monthly photo competition.

Each month, we want you to submit your best photographs to us based on a particular theme. We will print the winning photographs in The Urban Echo the following month and, then we will, set a new theme for the next month. Terms and conditions Here: Send your picture (please read Terms and Conditions carefully) along with a brief description, of your photo, including the camera type and lens that you used, your name, address, telephone number, the date and location of the photograph via our contact page or the…

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From Austria with Love: Daniel Craig and 500 cast and crew to stay in Tirolean alps during filming for new Bond movie Spectre.

From Austria with Love: Daniel Craig and 500 cast and crew to stay in Tirolean alps during filming for new Bond movie Spectre. Huge cast and crew due to arrive in the ski resort of Sölden, in the Ӧtztal and Obertilliach, in the next few weeks Locations beat off competition from Norway and Italy to convince film director Sam Mendesto shoot there 22 filming days planned in Tirol and the film crew will consist of 500 people, including 150 local filmmakers Local authorities estimate £5 million will be spent during filming and future…

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BRADFORD LIVE GET THE THUMBS UP

Bradford Live have been given the all-clear by Bradford Council to restore the old Odeon building into a state-of-the-art live entertainment venue. Bradford Live, led by local businessman Lee Craven, have been in regular talks with Bradford Council for many months with regular updates regarding the plans. Estimated to cost £18 million, the new venue is scheduled to open early 2018 and hopes to attract the elite of world music performers. With the Westfield project on course to open in December 2015, these are very interesting times for Bradford.

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Chris Brown Gets Tupac Lyrics Painted on his Lamborghini

Chris Brown is driving a really different Lamborghini Gallardo these days. There’s something particularly special about it though, and no it isn’t a sick paint job, iced out rims or a crazy license plate. Its’s actually Tupac lyrics. Chris partnered with tattoo artist, Huero to get the lyrics of Pac’s “Lord Knows” painted on the hood and top of his car. Chris took to Twitter of course to show his gratitude captioning the photo: Take a look at the finished car below. Although the lyrics seems to be illegible, they’re…

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