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British IS fighters 'should not be allowed back into the UK'

No British citizen who has fought for so-called Islamic State should be allowed back into the country, the defence secretary has said. In an interview with the Daily Mail, Gavin Williamson said: “Quite simply, my view is a dead terrorist can’t cause any harm to Britain.” He said everything should be done “to destroy and eliminate that threat.” At least 800 Britons have gone to Syria and Iraq to fight for IS and 130 of those have been killed in conflict. Mr Williamson, who took over as defence secretary last…

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Foo Fighters ticket mix-up: The O2 criticised for links to ticketing site

The O2 Arena’s partnership with ticket resale company StubHub has been criticised after fans were turned away from a Foo Fighters concert this week. Ahead of the concert, The O2 disabled links between its ticketing system and StubHub’s, at the request of the band. However, tickets continued to be offered on StubHub. Some fans were then denied entry, as they could not supply ID matching the name on their tickets. MP Sharon Hodgson said the relationship between the two companies was worrying. “As one of our country’s major entertainment venues,…

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‘Concrete And Gold’: Foo Fighters’ latest album has moments of gold and is solid as concrete

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Foo Fighters Concrete And Gold Sony Fire and ice. Quiet and riotous. Hell and nirvana. Fast and slow. Metal and silk. All these contrasts comes to mind when listening to Concrete And Gold, Foo Fighters’ ninth studio album. It begins with Dave Grohl crooning soothingly, “I don’t wanna be king, I just wanna sing love […] Entertainment –

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Foo Fighters finally headline Glastonbury

Foo Fighters have finally stepped onto Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, two years after they were forced to pull out of the festival. Days before their headline performance in 2015, Dave Grohl fell off stage and broke his leg in Gothenburg, Sweden. “I’m about two years late tonight, I’m sorry,” said Grohl on Saturday, blaming bad traffic for the delay. He then played a solo version of Times Like These, bringing in the band for an explosive finale. Grohl explained the song held special significance when it came to their Glastonbury experience….

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Foo Fighters to headline Glastonbury 2017

Foo Fighters will be headlining Glastonbury Festival 2017, the band have announced. The American rock outfit will play the Pyramid stage on Saturday, 24 June, confirming rumours they would take the slot. The announcement was made by the group during a secret show for fans in Frome, Somerset, on Friday night – their first in 18 months. They join the line-up alongside Radiohead. The announcement was also viewed by fans on a live internet stream of the Frome gig, with a video that saw the band sitting on the festival…

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