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A fitting prelude to a jam-packed schedule of sport, the opening ceremony is the ideal opportunity to make a bold statement to the rest of the world. Now with the Rio games finally here, what better time to revisit the best Olympic opening ceremony moments – ranging from the utterly spectacular to the downright bizarre.

Our mood board this week is inspired by our newly launched Elan E3 which you can purchase exclusively from Argos! We’ve based it around a blue and silver bedroom interior to give you some home décor inspiration.

Whether you’re an orchestral die-hard or simply open to an awakening of the classical kind, now’s the time to embrace the greatness of the BBC Proms. To give you a helping hand, we’ve selected our pick of the best events from 2016’s edition of the festival.

To commemorate Magic Soul Summer gracing our airwaves, Pure has compiled a list of the greatest ever soul and Motown tracks. With a wealth of smash hits at our disposal, rest assured that choosing a top five was no easy feat.

Whether it's during times of unrest, turmoil or revolution, musical luminaries have always provided a soundtrack to reflect the political landscape of that era. After a hectic couple of weeks in the world of British politics, we present to you the best politically charged songs of all time.

Bored already? Or just getting excited? Either way everyone is talking about the Euros 2016, the quadrennial football championship of Europe taking place in host nation, France, from 10th June to 10th July 2016.