LOVELY REPRISES VOL 2 Claude Challe/Jean Marc-Challe (Border) French DJ and nightclub owner Claude Challe, the undisputed pioneer of chillout music for the global departure lounge, has seemingly been preparing to pass on the family badge of honour to son Jean-Marc for well on a decade. Lovely Reprises Vol 2 is ostensibly a Jean-Marc compilation but still carries the stamp of his father not just in name – Claude Challe presents – but also in track selection
MOTHER Natalie Maines (Sony) When the Dixie Chicks joined the Axis of Evil it killed their country music station playability but the anti-Bush backlash helped them to Grammy success.
A South Korean court on Friday found the former chairman of the Samsung Group guilty of a breach of trust in illicit bond transactions and sentenced him to a suspended 3-year jail term and a fine of 110 billion Korean won ($89 million), South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported.
The new English Premier League season kicks off with the first round of fixtures this weekend – Fanzone details what to expect from the new campaign: Key players: The departure of Ronaldo has left a huge void at Old Trafford and Red Devils manager Alex Ferguson will expect a big season from Dimitar Berbatov after an inauspicious start at the club. Ferguson’s decision to sign Owen raised a few eyebrows but the striker will have a point to prove after a disappointing period with Newcastle
English Premer League side Chelsea have confirmed the appointment of former AC Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti as the club’s new manager.
Waving and cheering like survivors of a disaster, 200 guests of a Hong Kong business hotel who were confined for more than a week due to swine flu left the building Friday. Businessmen, families and tourists marched out of the Hong Kong Metropark Hotel in the Wanchai bar district at 8:30 p.m.