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Too hot to Handel: Classical music sales rise by 10%

[ad_1] Image copyright BBC / Getty Images Image caption Katherine Jenkins, Sheku-Kanneh Mason and Andrea Bocelli were among the year’s biggest-sellers Classical music was the fastest-growing genre in 2018, figures released by the recording industry show. Buoyed by the likes of Andrea Bocelli, Katherine Jenkins and cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, sales and streams increased by 10.2% […]

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Devon artist: 'Why mushrooms are my muse'

[ad_1] Everywhere we go we are surrounded by nature’s wonders, but how many of us stop to look? For professional illustrator and amateur naturalist Jo Brown, woodlands are a rich source of inspiration. We joined her on a woodland safari near home in Teignmouth, Devon. There’s more on this story on Inside Out on BBC1 […]

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BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51

[ad_1] Image caption Dianne Oxberry was BBC North West Tonight’s weather presenter for more than 20 years Award-winning BBC television and radio presenter Dianne Oxberry has died from cancer aged 51, her family has confirmed. She died at the Christie hospital in Manchester on Thursday morning. Oxberry became well-known nationally on Radio 1, working alongside […]