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Music 26 Oct 2017 | 12:35 AM

'Blueberry Hill' singer and R&B-rock pioneer Fats Domino dies at 89

Fats Domino, one of the pioneers of R&B and rock in the '50s, has died. He sold over 65 million records in his lifetime, including the hit 'Blueberry Hill'.

TV 22 Nov 2017 | 10:53 AM

David Cassidy, 1970s teen heartthrob, dies at 67

David Cassidy, pop culture idol of the 1970s, has died as a result of complications from dementia. The musician and actor was 67.

Music 20 Dec 2017 | 6:00 AM

'Take care of your artistes': Fans tell K-pop management after Jonghyun's death

Jonghyun’s death sends shock waves through K-pop scene.

Books 12 Jan 2018 | 8:21 PM

The faithful recorder: The man who founded The Malayan Law Journal

Dr Bashir Ahmad Mallal's belief in the rule of law led him to set up the 'Malayan Law Journal' in 1932 even though he was not a lawyer or a judge.

Books 24 Jan 2018 | 3:42 PM

US sci-fi legend Ursula K. Le Guin dies at 88

In a career that spanned decades, Ursula K. Le Guin published more than 20 novels, wrote children’s books, dozens of short stories, volumes of poetry and collections of essays.

Books 25 Jan 2018 | 8:30 AM

Ursula K. Le Guin: A voice more relevant than ever is gone

In today’s world, where it seems liberal progressiveness is seen as naïve, Ursula K. Le Guin, the beloved author of the Earthsea series will be sorely missed.

TV 06 Feb 2018 | 11:11 AM

John Mahoney, who played the cranky dad on ’Frasier,’ dies at 77

John Mahoney, who played Martin Crane, father of pompous psychiatrists Frasier and Niles on the hit sitcom 'Frasier', died on Sunday. He was 77.

Movies 28 Feb 2018 | 12:33 PM

Lewis Gilbert, director of 3 James Bond Films, dies at 97

Lewis Gilbert directed 007 films 'You Only Live Twice', 'The Spy Who Loved Me', and 'Moonraker', as well as the critically acclaimed ‘Alfie’.

Science & Technology 17 Mar 2018 | 8:00 AM

‘That skinny kid in a wheelchair’: Remembering Stephen Hawking

One of The Star's biggest sci-fi fans expresses appreciation for how Stephen Hawking turned the world of science upside down and gave science fiction writers new vistas to explore.