Lorraine Kelly's show has sparked complaints after it used a photo of the Himalayas illustrating how the lockdown had drastically reduced pollution - but it turned out to be photoshopped. She discussed the pictures last month, amazed by how different the landscape looked before and after the lockdown, with the mountains on the horizon now visible, all the smog disappeared. She was speaking to producer Mike Gunton, who created documentary The Year Earth Changed, when they discussed the striking images. "We’re seeing the Himalayas before and after. Before people in Pakistan couldn’t see them," Lorraine said. "You can see the split-screen there. That was before when it was just like smog basically, and then look at that, crystal-clear views. Remarkable isn’t it?" But viewers noticed the washing line was exactly the same right down to the items hanging on it, and realised something was amiss. One tweeted: "How the earth changed in lockdown #lorraine this photo has the same … [Read more...] about Lorraine Kelly slammed with complaints over photoshopped Himalayas photos
(CNN) If US boxing promoter Don King came to define the art of braggadocio in promoting a world title fight, then Briton Eddie Hearn has taken the art of bravado and showmanship to a whole new level in the age of social media. The subject of viral memes, champion of big-money fights and winner of record-breaking contracts, Hearn has amassed over two million followers across his social media platforms, while he's also the inspiration for the parody fan account, which has over 360,000 followers. It's almost as if the Essex-born boxing promoter is more interesting and compelling than the fighters he promotes. 'We want people talking' "The razzmatazz is important," Hearn tells CNN Sport's Don Riddell ahead of this weekend's super-middleweight title unification fight between Billy Joe Saunders and Canelo Álvarez. "We want people talking." Read More Set to house over 70,000 spectators at the AT&T stadium in Texas, Hearn is excited … [Read more...] about Eddie Hearn: ‘The razzmatazz is important,’ says boxing promoter
May 06, 2021 - 18:53 BST Eve Crosbie The Duke and Duchess of Sussex celebrated their son's special day in the US on 6 May by releasing a new photo of the toddler The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared the sweetest new photo of their son Archie to celebrate his second birthday. MORE: 16 of Archie Harrison's major milestones revealed The image, which was uploaded to the royal couple's website Archewell, shows the birthday boy playing with some balloons. Facing away from the camera, little Archie is wearing a jumper, jeans and trainers in the new photo credited as being taken by his parents. Loading the player... WATCH: Harry and Meghan to celebrate Archie's second birthday In the background of the sepia-toned shot, lush gardens can be seen, suggesting the image may have been taken earlier today in the grounds of the Sussexes' £11 million Montecito mansion. The photo was shared on the … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle and Harry release adorable picture of Archie to celebrate second birthday
“I feel like there are more reasons to be excited about improvised music today than at any time during my 41 years on the planet,” the jazz critic Nate Chinen tells Rolling Stone . He has a point, and you don’t need to be a diehard fan of the genre to appreciate it. Crossover stars such as Kamasi Washington and Esperanza Spalding are receiving generous mainstream attention, alongside innovators like pianist Vijay Iyer and guitarist Mary Halvorson. Meanwhile, Thundercat, Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and others are seamlessly fusing hip-hop, R&B and electronica with their jazz mastery, introducing elements of a century-old art form to new audiences. And five nights a week on national television, Late Show bandleader Jon Batiste showcases his ebullient New Orleans spirit alongside Stephen Colbert. In short, the contemporary jazz scene is bursting with promise — but how did we get here? See Also Review: Kamasi Washington's New … [Read more...] about What’s Behind the New Jazz Resurgence?
This week, Amazon Prime Video brings Amazon Original Series The Last Hour , a supernatural crime thriller on May 14. Set up in a small Himalayan town, The Last Hour is a Shaman (Healer) story, who joins a newly transferred cop to track down a mysterious killer. Created, written and produced by Amit Kumar and Anupama Minz, and executive produced by Amit Kumar and Academy Award and four-time BAFTA award winner, Asif Kapadia, T he Last Hour features a stellar cast including Sanjay Kapoor, Shahana Goswami, Karma Takapa, Shaylee Krishen, Raima Sen, Robin Tamang and Mandakini Goswami in pivotal roles. On May 7, comes the world premiere of Marathi drama, Photo-Prem . Featuring Neena Kulkarni, Amita Khopkar, Vikas Hande, Chaitrali Rode, Sameer Dharmadhikar and created by Aditya Rathi, Gayatri Patil and Mehul Shah. Photo Prem is an interesting story of Maee, a housewife who seemed worried about being forgotten by future generations post her demise because she’s doesn’t look her best … [Read more...] about New on Amazon Prime this week: ‘The Last Hour’, ‘The Boy from Medellin’ and more