Angel Gomes, 16, becomes Manchester United’s youngest Premier League player since 1953. Also first player born in 2000 to play in Premier League
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Angel Gomes, 16, becomes Manchester United’s youngest Premier League player since 1953. Also first player born in 2000 to play in Premier League

MANCHESTER UNITED’S Angel Gomes made Premier League history yesterday (May 21) when he became the team’s youngest ever player since 1953. He also becomes the first ever player to play in the Premier League that was born in the year 2000, aged 16 years and 263 days. Angel, who was born on August 31 2000, came … Continue reading

Drake breaks Adele’s record with 13 wins at the Billboard Music Awards
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Drake breaks Adele’s record with 13 wins at the Billboard Music Awards

DRAKE HAS surpassed Adele’s record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards by picking up 13 gongs. The Canadian rapper, who walked into yesterday’s show with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album (Views), among others. “I got my whole family up here,” said Drake, who stood onstage with nearly … Continue reading

Jasmine Stewart, aged 12, wins MasterChef Jr. trophy and $100,000 grand prize
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Jasmine Stewart, aged 12, wins MasterChef Jr. trophy and $100,000 grand prize

JASMINE STEWART has been crowned the new MasterChef Junior champion. The 12-year-old from Atlanta took home the prestigious MasterChef trophy as well as a $100,000 grand prize. “This is the biggest moment of my entire life. Who would ever think a little girl from Milton, Ga., would ever win MasterChef Junior?” Jasmine said. Jasmine was … Continue reading

Former NFL player and Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle graduates from medical school
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Former NFL player and Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle graduates from medical school

FORMER NFL star Myron Rolle has graduated from Florida State medical school. Myron, who was drafted by the Titans in the 2010 NFL Draft and later signed with the Steelers in 2012, will begin a neurosurgery residency at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He earned his master’s degree in medical anthropology … Continue reading

Meet Tiana Bell: The 22-year-old salon owner providing weaves and extensions for clients battling cancer
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Meet Tiana Bell: The 22-year-old salon owner providing weaves and extensions for clients battling cancer

MEET TIANA Bell, the 22-year-old founder of a salon in Michigan providing extensions, weaves, custom wigs, lashes to clients, specifically those battling cancer. Tiana’a mother was diagnosed with the disease in 2014 and, after starting chemotherapy, decided to shave off her hair. It was then that Tiana an avid wig-wearer, who had started a business … Continue reading

Skepta wins Songwriter of the Year and Best Contemporary Song at prestigious Ivor Novello awards
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Skepta wins Songwriter of the Year and Best Contemporary Song at prestigious Ivor Novello awards

IT WAS a double celebration for UK grime MC Skepta who picked up two gongs at this year’s prestigious Ivor Novello awards. The north London-born star was named Songwriter of the Year and also won Best Contemporary Song for Man, which sampled a Queens of the Stone Age track. Speaking at the event, he explained … Continue reading

Jay Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation teams up with eBay to launch initiative helping underprivileged children pursue college degrees
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Jay Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation teams up with eBay to launch initiative helping underprivileged children pursue college degrees

JAY Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation is partnering with eBay to help underprivileged young people pursue college degrees. The hip-hop mogul’s mother Gloria, who co-founded the foundation, helped orchestrate the charity auctions initiative which sends 100 percent of proceeds to the organisation’s education programs and scholarship fund. The campaign lasts 10 days and includes “unique experiences” … Continue reading