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LONDON | Buzzcocks co-founder Pete Shelley dies at 63

LONDON — The punk band Buzzcocks has confirmed “with great sadness” the death of the band’s co-founder, Pete Shelley, whom it called “one of the U.K.’s most influential and prolific songwriters.” He was 63. The band announced the news late Thursday in a tweet on its website. It did not elaborate on the details of … Continue reading LONDON | Buzzcocks co-founder Pete Shelley dies at 63

LONDON | Peak-lovers piqued as Welsh mountain downgraded to hill

LONDON  — The Welsh mountain Fan y Big has had a comedown. It has been downgraded to a hill. At 2,351 feet (717 meters), the peak in the Brecon Beacons range is tall enough to be classed as a mountain. But new satellite measurements reveal that the drop between it and the next peak falls … Continue reading LONDON | Peak-lovers piqued as Welsh mountain downgraded to hill