Beyonce has poked fun at herself by revamping the lyrics to her hit song Halo to acknowledge her hair drama at a concert in Canada. The singer crouched down on the edge of the stage at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Monday to belt out the ballad when her long locks got swept up into the blades of an industrial-sized fan positioned in front of the audience pit.
Wellingtonian Cory Mathis has taken the top prize in the first Young Cartoonist Awards. The illustrator and digital artist, currently studying illustration at the Learning Connexion in Taita, won $5000.
It’s Art Bell month at the movies. Bell, who in the ’90s made his late-night show Coast to Coast AM home for believers in all manner of paranormal activity a kind of true-life radio version of The X Files must be tickled to see the November lineup at the multiplex.
The death toll rose to 30 after rescue workers recovered five more bodies Sunday from a coal mine explosion in southwestern China. Big Ben is the 14-ton bell inside the world’s largest four-faced chiming clock, although most people use the name to describe the tower that houses it. The clock is perched on a 96-meter (310-foot) elegant tower at the Westminster Bridge end of the Palace of Westminster.