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Avril Lavigne's Japanese-Inspired New Video For Song 'Hello Kitty' Blasted As 'Racist' (VIDEO)

Avril Lavigne has unveiled the music video for her song ‘Hello Kitty’ and received criticism from fans who have labelled it 'racist' on Twitter.<p>In …

Duke and duchess turn hearts and heads in Canberra sunshine

Kirby Turnbull had been waiting weeks to flirt with Prince William.<p>And on a sunny Thursday morning in Canberra, the Black Mountain School student, who has cerebral palsy, got her opportunity when she met the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the National Arboretum.<p>As the duchess appeared in a green …

Taking kids to gigs

Gigs are perfect for kids of all ages. Pete Naughton guides you through the pitfalls and pleasures of taking children to see live music<p>On a chilly Thursday evening last month, my ten-year-old stepson Tom and I exited Shepherd’s Bush tube station in West London and began the unglamorous walk across …

Proms 2014: Top ten concerts

As this summer's BBC Proms programme is announced, Ivan Hewett selects the best concerts<p><b>The First Night - 18 July</b><p>During Roger Wright’s tenure as director the First Night has often acted as a curtain-raiser for the season, with tasters of things to come. Here he reverts to tradition, with just one …

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Ryan Tedder: One Direction are so normal it almost turns you off

<b>Hi, Ryan! Where are you right now?</b><br>I'm in Denver, Colorado, just finishing a bunch of different records we started when we were on tour in Europe.<p><b>Would you like to ask me a question before we begin?</b><br>Would I like to what? Ask you a question? [Silence] Where are you sitting right now?<p><b>I'm sat at my desk</b> …

Bright sunglasses: the wish list - in pictures

Frame your eyes this summer with a pop of colour. Whether you are lazing by the pool or out on the town choose from hot pink, apple green, cobalt blue, two tone or contrasting hues, in styles to suit every face shape. The Observer fashion team pick their favourites

Friends speak of Tania Clarence's struggle to care for disabled children

Friends of the mother suspected of murdering her three young disabled children have spoken of her struggle to care for them.<p>Tania Clarence, 42, was being questioned by police after the bodies of her three-year-old twin sons, Ben and Max, and their four-year-old sister, Olivia, were found at their …

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Researchers are claiming to have invented a new form of human/computer interaction after developing a machine that can fill bubbles with different smells and project images on to them.<p>The team at Bristol University describe SensaBubble as a “chrono-sensory mid-air display system” – a …

Nanorobots that hide in your blood like viruses could someday fight cancer

When it comes to fighting disease, your body’s defense system doesn’t like enlisting outside help. Overcoming this “locals only” attitude has been a huge handicap for scientists trying to make medical nanorobots, but now a team from Harvard thinks they’ve developed a disguise that will help the …