Cover story: 11 fascinating facts about The Beatles’ Abbey Road album cover

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Arguably, the most recognisable album cover in pop music history and certainly the most parodied, The Beatles’ Abbey Road album still draws fans to the road forty four years after the photo was taken. But how did this iconic image come about? We put on our sleuthing hats to find out. The result of this detective work, eleven little known nuggets of knowledge and five fantastic behind the scenes photos.

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10 revolutionary reads that changed history

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There’s nothing out there to beat a book for escapism; after all, who wouldn’t rather be transported to Middle Earth, Tralfamadore, or even to the windswept Kansas prairies of Laura Ingalls Wilder rather than suffer through a dull day in work? But books aren’t all about fantastical transportation – they’re also about revolutionary inspiration! Words do have the power to change the world – and here’s ten empowering examples to rouse your fighting blood:

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