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Ariana Grande Sings 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' to Tearful Manchester Crowd

Ariana Grande Sings 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' to Tearful Manchester Crowd

Pirate FM had a reporter at the gig at Old Trafford, thanks to our sister radio station 2BR in Lancashire. The May 22 attack at Grande's Manchester concert killed 22 and wounded dozens more . And at the time of writing, the whopping sum has already been raised through ticket sales, merchandise, and other donations, with over $A3.5 million (2 million) alone coming from text message donations from within the United Kingdom during the three hours that the concert was aired for.


Kiki set to get Roland Garros fired up

Kiki set to get Roland Garros fired up

Awaiting Nadal in the last eight is another Spanish player, Pablo Carreno Busta. Williams, who turns 37 this month, is a seven-time Grand Slam champion - all of those titles came at Wimbledon or the U.S. No. 6 Dominic Thiem, with the winners facing off in the semifinals. How right those folks were. While support alone might not necessary have been rude to Muguruza, the crowd began to cheer every time Muguruza committed an error , cheering her mistakes as Mladenovic sought to take ...



Seven nations isolate Qatar for supporting terrorism

It accused the channel of promoting "terrorist groups" and supporting rebels in Yemen , after Riyadh and some of its allies including Egypt cut diplomatic relations earlier today over Qatar's alleged support for groups including the Muslim brotherhood.


Trump attacks Democrats over vacancies, but his blame is misplaced

Trump attacks Democrats over vacancies, but his blame is misplaced

As part of a Monday tweetstorm, the United States leader complained that Senate Democrats "are taking forever to approve my people, including Ambassadors". "Your lack of nominations is the problem", Cardin tweeted in response to Trump's accusation. Callista Gingrich , the Trump administration's choice for USA ambassador to the Vatican, is in the latter camp.


Andy Murray roars into quarter-finals

Andy Murray roars into quarter-finals

The first set was the highlight of the whole tournament - tennis players battled for nearly half an hour, and the best was Murray who had to play a few set-Bolov. "I practised with him before he got on to the tour when he was like 350, and he was really good", said Murray. "He's also got a big serve", he told reporters.



Union of Arab Media hails decision to cut off ties with Qatar

Extensive travel disruption is also expected, as regional airlines including EgyptAir, Etihad and Emirates have suspended flights to and from Doha . The College of the North Atlantic is carefully monitoring the global situation regarding Qatar .