Paul McCartney sneaks into House of Parliament – Daily Gossip

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Today’s top gossip:

Paul McCartney has revealed that he makes covert trips to the Houses Of Parliament to watch debates there. He said that the last time he went he saw a “very boring debate”, but his presence went completely unnoticed (Absolute Radio).

From the papers:

Ms Dynamite read a poem at her younger brother Akala’s album launch party in London. The poem, DoubleThink, shares its name with Akala’s new record (Daily Star).

Steve Mason stands by his statement that The Beta Band’s 1999 debut album was a “crock of shit”, though he now admits that it did contain “magical moments” (The Sun).

U2’s Bono is set to lose £92 million thanks to his investment in computer company Palm. The company has been bought by Hewlett-Packard for a fraction of its original value (Daily Record).

Dubstep duo Chase and Status have told their good friend Plan B that he’s the “new Amy Winehouse” thanks to his reinvention as a soul singer (Daily Record).

Rihanna played a cover version of Oasis‘Wonderwall’ during her gig at the Bercy Arena in Paris, which kicked off her Last Girl On Earth tour (Daily Mirror).

Audio Bullys are confirmed to play a gig for competition winners at the London Debut venue in the near future. See Dellsackthedj.com.

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Jarvis Cocker made an appearance at St Pancras International station in London, where a mural was painted by St Martin’s art students and young children in an attempt to encourage youth attendance in art galleries (from Valerie).

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