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Beautycon, SneakerCon, VidCon: The new-age conventions

By Nabihah Parkar Newsbeat reporter Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption BeautyCon Los Angeles 2019 Instagram booths, endless glitter, top influencers and limited edition Air Jordans – welcome to the new era of conventions. Over the last decade they’ve become a big way of connecting enormous digital communities in real life. From sampling the latest make-up […]

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Woodstock still sounds golden 50 years on

Image copyright Getty Images This summer marks 50 years since 400,000 people flocked to a field in upstate New York for “an Aquarian explosion” of “peace and music”. The Woodstock music festival, held at a farm in Bethel, has come to symbolise much of the idealism of the 1960s. It is seen by many as […]