“Is there a role for me in music now?” Diddy reflects on the music industry and his career

In a conversation with DJ Khaled for Rolling Stone, Diddy has revealed he considers himself to be in "semi-retirement.’ And has found himself questioning his role in the modern music industry.  The two musicians sat down to discuss their respective work in the industry and their journeys to fame.  “To...

Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

BRIEF - ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, CIA-backed Afghan units have carried out illegal killings, enforced disappearances and other abuses according to a human rights group. In Cameroon, a 12-year-old girl has been pulled from the rubble after a landslide claimed the lives of 42 people. And in...

Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

BRIEF - ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, tens of thousands of protesters have gathered on Baghdad's Tahrir Square. In Lebanon, the PM has decided to step down after nearly two weeks of protests. And a White House adviser tells lawmakers he was so alarmed by the Trump-Ukraine call...

Joker movie make-up and masks have been adopted by protesters worldwide

Todd Phillips’ controversial Joker has inspired protesters worldwide to adopt the Joaquin Phoenix makeup/mask from the film. Despite getting mixed response from critics and audiences, the new take on the iconic Batman villain continues to clean up at the box office. But Chinese theatres probably won’t screen the film at...

Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

BRIEF - ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, the US-Afghan envoy is taking the push for peace to Pakistan despite Trump not wanting to resume peace talks with the Taliban. In Australia, an 11-year-old has been charged after she stabbed a school teacher. And celebrities have been forced to...

EU agrees to extend Brexit until 31 January 

EU leaders have agreed in principle to extend Brexit until 31 January 2020. It means the UK will not leave as planned on Thursday. Donald Tusk said it was a “flextension” - meaning the UK could leave before the deadline if a deal was approved by parliament.  Despite the prime...

Trump booed and greeted with ‘lock him up’ chants at World Series

President Trump attended Sunday night's baseball game in Washington DC. Game 5 of the world series first pitch was thrown by Washington DC chef Jose Andres, a vocal critic of Trump. Andres has regularly attacked Trump’s immigration policies and his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.  But the...

Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

BRIEF - ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, Hong Kong has fallen into recession as the protests show no signs of stopping. Over in Russia, a soldier has killed 8 military members in a mass shooting at a military base. And US President Trump has thanked the countries involved...

Sunday Papers Review

Brief.Me Sunday Papers - WEEKEND Briefing     In today’s briefing update, much of the Sunday papers front pages focus is on Essex lorry deaths. Politics and England’s rugby victory also feature on the Sunday front splashes. Plus, a cold case disappearance and lottery fraud.  In our special feature, we...

Entertainment Briefing: Catch up with this week’s Film, TV and Music news

BRIEF - ME! – ENTERTAINMENT NEWS BRIEFING Entertainment Briefing, Catch up with this week's top stories from the world of music, film and TV. Eminem faced a visit from the secret services following his anti-Trump lyrics. Selena Gomez is back with a new Bieber-inspired track. Millie Bobby Brown is set...

Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

BRIEF - ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, Lebanese protesters have rejected the president's plea for talks. We head to the U.S with news president Trump has suggested Syrian Kurds should relocate. It comes after the news the U.S is considering deploying armoured vehicles to protect oil fields. And...

39 bodies found in Essex lorry were Chinese nationals

The 39 people found dead in a refrigerated trailer in Essex were Chinese nationals.  The lorry driver Mo Robinson, 25 is still being questioned on suspicion of murdering the eight women and 31 men. Mr Robinson's home in Laurelvale in County Armagh has been raided. As well as two other...

Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

BRIEF - ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, Indian troops have killed three Kashmiri militants in a counterinsurgency operation. The deaths have reportedly wiped out the militant group. The Kurdish military chief has thanked Russia as they welcome Russian peacekeeping patrols. The peacekeepers will patrol the border alongside Syrian...

Selena Gomez returns with new track ‘Lose You to Love Me’ 

Selena Gomez has dropped her first solo single of 2019, “Lose You to Love Me." In a statement, Gomez said: “This song was inspired by many things that have happened in my life since releasing my last album. “I thought it was important to share the music, as I know...

Francis Ford Coppola says Scorsese was being kind – ‘Marvel movies are despicable’

The Godfather and Apocalypse Now director Francis Ford Coppola has joined Martin Scorsese in dismissing superhero films.  The legendary director was speaking to journalists in Lyon following his acceptance of the Prix Lumiere for his contribution to cinema. He said: “When Martin Scorsese says that the Marvel pictures are not...

UK News Briefing: Brexit, Manchester Arena Bombing & The Duchess of Sussex make today’s headlines

.BRIEF - ME! – UK NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, Boris will push for a general election if the EU offers a longer delay. Manchester Arena bomber's brother denies 22 counts of murder.   The Duchess of Sussex makes her first public appearance since the explosive ITV documentary.   All in...

World News Briefing: Carrie Lam, Putin-Erdogan agreement & Trump’s Impeachment make today’s headlines

BRIEF - ME! – WORLD NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, China drafts a plan to replace Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam. Russian and Syrian forces to deploy to northeastern Syria - outside Turkey's operation.  US diplomat testifies Trump tied Ukraine aid to politically motivated probes.  ALL in today’s WORLD news briefing...

Jobbing actors shouldn’t be shamed for taking normal jobs says soap stars

Jobbing actors shouldn’t be shamed for taking normal jobs says soap stars Soap actors have come to the defence of former Eastenders actor Katie Jarvis after she became a front-page story for working a “normal” job. The Daily Star’s Sunday front page revealed the actress, who played Hayley Slater in Eastenders,...

UK News Briefing: Harry Dunn, Northern Ireland & Milton Keynes double murder make today’s headlines

.BRIEF - ME! – UK NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, British police will fly to the US to interview the suspect in the crash that killed Harry Dunn. Northern Ireland legalises abortion and gay marriage.    A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the double fatal stabbing of...

World News Briefing: Canada, Trump – Turkey & Hong Kong make today’s headlines 

BRIEF - ME! – WORLD NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, Justin Trudeau's Liberals will form a Canadian minority government.  Mike Pompeo says Trump is "fully prepared" to take military action against Turkey. Chinese state-run media says Western countries are paying the price for supporting the Hong Kong riots.  ALL in today’s...

UK News Briefing: High street firm collapses, Prince Harry on Diana, Meghan & Double stabbing 

BRIEF - ME! – UK NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, thousands of jobs at risk after high street chain collapses.  Prince Harry says he'll always protect his family, remembers Diana and hints at rift with brother Will.   Two best friends, both 17, were stabbed to death at a house party...

World News Briefing: Chilean state of emergency, US destroys own airfield & Deadly Kashmir clash

BRIEF - ME! – WORLD NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, Chilean state of emergency extended after deadly riots.  US forces destroy their own airfield and equipment as they flee northern Syria. India and Pakistan trade barbs over deadly Kashmir clash that killed at least 10.  ALL in today’s WORLD news briefing...

Sunday Papers – The Brexit Conundrum

Brief.Me Sunday Papers - WEEKEND Briefing     In today’s briefing update, much of the Sunday papers front pages focus is on Brexit.  Boris Johnson refuses to sign the letter he’s sent to the Eu asking for a Brexit delay.  The prime minister fights “Brexit wreckers” with defiant letters.  The...

Entertainment Briefing: Harry Styles, Martin Scorsese, Mark Ronson, Adele, Nicki Minaj and more

BRIEF - ME! – ENTERTAINMENT NEWS BRIEFING Entertainment Briefing, The Irishman becomes Martin Scorsese's most acclaimed film.  Homeless man found guilty of stalking Harry Styles. Elton calls Disney's 2019 Lion King remake "a huge disappointment." Jennifer Aniston breaks Instagram with a little help from her FRIENDS. Mark Ronson on why...