U2 has toppled a rather impressive Billboard record.

The Irish supergroup’s latest album vans old skool wit dames kopen , Songs of Experience, has hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard chart. That makes U2 the only group in music history to have No. 1 albums four decades in a row: The 1980s, ’90s, ’00s and ’10s.

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Now, a few solo artists have also pulled off having four consecutive decades of No. 1 albums –namely vans old skool wit dames , Bruce Springsteen, Barbara Streisand and Janet Jackson — but not a music group.

The Beatles come close to U2’s record, sort of. They had No. 1 albums in the ’60s, ’70s, ’90s and ’00s (the ’80s broke their streak). But unlike U2 vans old skool wit , The Beatles’ chart-topping albums in the later decades were obviously not new studio albums.

Songs of Experience marks the bands eighth No. 1 album, but the first one this decade.Previously U2 had 2014’s Songs of Innocence (which wasn’t a Billboard hit since the album was rather infamously given away to iTunes users). Before that, U2 had No Line on the Horizon back in 2009.

According to Billboard, Songs of Experience has sold 186,000 copies by the week ending Dec. 7. It’s also the biggest first week of sales for a rock band this year.(Agencies)

BAKU vans old skool zwart dames kopen , Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Baku 2015 has unveiled Jeyran the gazelle and Nar the pomegranate as the mascots for the inaugural European Games.

"We are extremely happy to introduce Jeyran and Nar to the world, and we hope that they will come to represent the excitement of the inaugural European Games," said Azad Rahimov, Azerbaijan's Minister of Youth and Sport and chief executive of Baku 2015.

"As symbols of Baku 2015, they will inspire vans old skool zwart dames , excite and entertain a new generation of sports fans in Azerbaijan and will be visible around the city and the country in the coming months."

Jeyran, the Azerbaijani word for gazelle, will become the cultural ambassador of the Games, offering visitors a glimpse into Azerbaijan's rich heritage.

The gazelle, a protected species in Azerbaijan vans old skool zwart , is a symbol in the country of natural beauty, grace and purity.

Nar is described as a sun-loving, playful pomegranate who grew up outside of the city of Goychay.

BEIJING, May 22 (Xinhua) -- A conference was held in Beijing on Sunday to mark International Day for Biological Diversity and the 60th anniversary of the initiation of nature reserves in China.

Han Qide, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference vans old skool kopen sale , hailed nature reserves as important means of boosting biodiversity and keeping China beautiful.

He called on authorities to come up with better laws and increase investment and international cooperation so as to better protect nature reserves.

Dinghushan, China's first nature reserve, was established in Zhaoqing of south China's Guangdong Province in 1956. The Chinese government is aiming to strengthen management of nature reserves in the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020).

According to a document released by the Ministry of Environmental Protection at the conference, China has established 2,740 nature reserves covering a combined area of 1.47 million square km vans old skool kopen , about 15 percent of the country's total land area.

About 89 percent of all kinds of wildlife and wild plants under state protection and most of the nation's key natural remains are preserved in nature reserves, the ministry said.

The population of some endangered species is recovering, the ministry said, adding more than 1,800 giant pandas live in the wild.

Also at the event vans classic slip on kopen sale , a new version of the catalogue of life in China was unveiled by the ministry and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The catalogue has been updated annually since 2008, providing free information on China's animals, plants and fungi.


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BEIJING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Local government officials have been ordered to clean up all illegal activities affecting five state-level nature reserves and punish those directly involved in mismanagement.

Irregularities revealed by satellite monitoring included large-scale mining and farming activities as well as tourism and other industrial developments without official approval in the five nature reserves, which are located in the provinces of Henan vans classic slip on kopen , Shandong and Guangdong as well as Inner Mongolia and Ningxia Hui autonomous regions.

BEIJING, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Actor Wang Baoqiang, known for his roles in comedy films, filed for divorce Monday with a Beijing court one day after he made a "divorce announcement" on his microblog account.

Wang alleges that his wife, Ma Rong, had an affair with his agent Song Zhe, hid and transferred property, and "hurt his family members."

The couple were married in 2010.

He demanded full custody of their son and daughter, and requested that Ma pay child support until both the children turn 18.

Wang also demanded a split of the couple's belongings, including nine apartments, one of which is in Los Angeles, stocks and investments, a BMW and a Bentley, jewelry, watches, handbags and clothes, and financial products and insurance.

The court has accepted the case.

Wang was born in north China's Hebei Province and studied martial arts in Shaolin Temple from age eight. He won a Golden Horse Award for best leading actor for "Blind Shaft" in 2003.

He rose to fame for his role in a military-themed TV series "Soldiers Sortie" in 2008. He was awarded Best Actor by the 5th Annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards for the film "Mr. Tree" in 2011.

Wang's rags to riches story -- rising to stardom from nothing -- has inspired many.

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