Archive for August 20th, 2016

Easy-to-take Rockapella weaves pure vocal magic

Saturday, August 20th, 2016:

Even if you don’t realize it, you’ve probably heard the singing of “Rockapella,” an a cappella group as steeped in the commercial side of show-biz as in the artistic. Though it’s been around since 1991, the quintet has never performed at Laguna Playhouse – so hats off to that venue for offering these five super-talented gents a showcase for their masterful vocal skills. The title of their current show, “Hits Like You Never Heard,” is true only with respect to the fact that although you’ve obviously heard “Imagine,” “Rock Around the Clock,” “Moon River” and “Another One Bites the Dust,” […] Read More →

Nigel Farage jets to RNC to give Donald Trump lesson on 'how we won Brexit'

Saturday, August 20th, 2016:

Nigel Farage jetted in to the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio today to offer Donald Trump’s party tips on how he defied the odds to win the EU referendum.  Many Republican strategists are ‘looking very closely at what we did and how we did it,’ Mr Farage told an event at the RNC, referring to last month’s shock vote in the UK for Brexit.  The outgoing Ukip leader won fans as he ironically thanked President Barack Obama for ‘helping us to win this referendum’ by urging voters to reject Brexit when he visited the UK in April. He […] Read More →

Crime Harm Index used by police says burglary is twice as bad as child abduction 

Saturday, August 20th, 2016:

The true scale of serious crime is revealed in a controversial new method of ranking offences that is changing how police patrol Britain’s streets. Under the new national ‘Crime Harm Index’ disclosed by The Mail on Sunday today, robbery is considered worse than child abduction and bike theft more serious than drug possession. Now, chief constables are using the same approach to focus on offences deemed to cause the public most harm, including putting more effort into deterring dangerous drivers and less into catching shoplifters. SEEN FOR THE FIRST TIME: NEW LIST OF POLICE PRIORITIES  The new Crime Harm Index […] Read More →

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