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MIA claims British Vogue pulled article about her over 'anti-vax' comments
Musician who said she would ‘choose death’ over a possible coronavirus vaccine hits out at fashion magazine on Instagram

Laura Snapes

22, Apr, 2020 @3:37 PM

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Influencers among 'key distributors' of coronavirus misinformation
Study suggests mainstream news outlets struggling to compete with celebrities’ and politicians’ reach

Jim Waterson Media editor

08, Apr, 2020 @4:08 PM

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It's my life: the rise of the pop-star scripted documentary
From Lady Gaga to Justin Bieber, more and more stars are working with film-makers to shape the stories of their lives. But the best films catch them with their guard down

Simran Hans

13, Mar, 2020 @10:00 AM

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MIA launches crowdfunding drive to avoid platforms that 'sell data to Cambridge Analytica'
The musician has promised music and videos to her Patreon supporters, and the possibility of recipes and dating advice

Laura Snapes

31, Jan, 2020 @4:03 PM

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Hope in the dark: culture to make you feel less terrible about the UK election
You may be distraught at the result, or just want a break from politics – so find solace in our critics’ pick of 30 films, songs, books and more to hide under a duvet with

Peter Bradshaw, Alexis Petridis, Kate Abbott, Hannah J Davies, Richard Lea, Alison Flood, Imogen Tilden and Keith Stuart

13, Dec, 2019 @11:30 AM

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New rules: the destruction of the female pop role model
Somewhere between Britney and Billie Eilish, liberated by social media and their direct relationship with fans, millennial and Gen Z women claimed the right to be complicated pop auteurs

Laura Snapes

25, Nov, 2019 @1:12 PM

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Grime4Corbyn is revived as stars join Rize Up campaign to get young to vote
Labour also launches Arts for All policy charter backed by likes of MIA, Lily Allen and Ken Loach

Damien Gayle and Georgina Hayes

24, Nov, 2019 @6:30 PM

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The 100 best albums of the 21st century
We polled 45 music writers to rank the definitive LPs of the 21st century so far. Read our countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agree

Ben Beaumont-Thomas (1-50); Laura Snapes and April Curtin (51-100)

13, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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​MIA and Lily Allen: staying loud in a world that silences women
In a thought-provoking documentary and a no-holds-barred memoir, these forceful music stars counter the ceaseless barrage of bile that has been directed their way since their debuts more than a decade ago. Have they just been unlucky, or are there more sinister forces at work?

Laura Snapes

26, Sep, 2018 @3:46 PM

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Matangi/Maya/MIA review – her side now in a star-dominated music documentary
The maverick musician gets to tell her story, her way in Steve Loveridge’s film

Wendy Ide

23, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Rapper MIA urges Australian airlines to refuse forced deportations
Exclusive: Activists say airline should not cooperate, but Qantas says it’s up to the government and courts

Helen Davidson

21, Sep, 2018 @8:00 PM

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What to see this week in the UK
From Faces Places to Octavian, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days

Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Andrew Clements, Jonathan Jones, Mark Cook and Lyndsey Winship

21, Sep, 2018 @8:00 AM

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