Darryn Kent

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Exhibition traces our love of tattoos from Neolithic age to today

Once considered the mark of an underclass of criminals, prostitutes, bikers, seafarers and those inhabiting the margins of society, the tattoo is now à la mode. Samantha Cameron, the British prime minister's wife, has one – a dolphin just below the ankle; Charlize Theron has a fish on her leg and a …

Allardyce prepared for busy summer

West Ham may spend more widely next year, says Allardyce | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - West Ham United were right to spend most of their transfer budget on Andy Carroll last year but may do things differently next season, manager Sam Allardyce said on Thursday.<p>West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce reacts during their English Premier League soccer match against …

Sam Allardyce silences West Ham boo boys – with a little help from Spurs

Sometimes Sam Allardyce could not win this season, even when he won. The fans' displeasure with the 59-year-old's management style meant that boos occasionally accompanied victories as well defeats. Tottenham are even more unpopular at Upton Park, though, so this result was greeted with uproarious …

Wayne Smith, pioneering reggae artist, has died

Creator of first computerised dancehall riddim has died aged 48<p>Wayne Smith, whose song Under Mi Sleng Teng revolutionised reggae, has died aged 48.<p>The Jamaica Observer reports that the artist and figurehead of the Sleng Teng label died on Monday at Kingston Public Hospital. According to the …

Wayne Smith's Under Mi Sleng Teng – the song that revolutionised reggae

The late Wayne Smith's digital dancehall smash Under Mi Sleng Teng changed the face of Jamaican music, conquered the world and is a rough and rugged epitaph to its singer<p>In the history of Jamaican popular music, Wayne Smith's Under Mi Sleng Teng is a true milestone. The song's release in 1985 …

Lily Allen, Sheezus, review: 'butter wouldn’t melt'

British pop's wittiest star delivers more laugh-out-loud tracks on her latest album, says Neil McCormick<p>The title track of Lily Allen’s third album is an outrageous delight. Her cheekily sacrilegious proclamation that “Second best will never cut it for the divas / Give me the crown, bitch, I wanna …

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Lily Allen: 'Making millions? The John Lewis ad only earned me £8k'

Lily Allen says turning up to the launch of a bottled water pays more than performing, as she reveals she made only £8,000 from the John Lewis advert<p>Lily Allen claims she made only £8,000 from her John Lewis advert, saying there is now more money in turning up to product launches than making …

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