The Barometer: Jay Jopling; Florence and the Machine; Kylie's new album; PETA
Friday 09 January 2009
At least Lily Allen thinks so, as she is canoodling with the millionaire art dealer
Florence and the Machine
Flame-haired and covered in glitter, Ms Welch was the hit of the summer festivals and now the kooky songstress has won the Critics' Choice Brit Award. Adele-like success is sure to follow.
Back on the stage as Hamlet and wowing the crowds once again.
...and what's not
Kylie's new album
"Can't get 'Blue Monday' Out of My Head"? Even die-hard fans might feel a bit short-changed by Boombox, Kylie's new collection of remixes.
They do wonderful work but protesting against the live animals set to take part in the upcoming O2 spectacular Ben-Hur is a little bit bah humbug.
What possessed Ricky Wilson et al to appear on ITV's Girls Aloud Party? Duetting on "Sound of the Underground"? Is rock'n'roll dead?
'At times I thought he was me'film
Review: One Direction, Fourmusic
Review: The World of Ice and Firebooks
Film More romcom than S&M
Review: The Imitation Gamefilm
Comedy...to show her mastectomy scars
TVNetflix gets cryptic
TV review A moving film showing kids too busy to enjoy their youth
Books Not even a Man Booker prize could save Richard Flanagan from a nomination
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'
Christmas 2014: The three most intriguing celebrity panto appearances
Lee Evans announces his retirement from comedy on The Jonathan Ross Show
Beyonce '7/11' music video: Star bounces on bed and films daughter Blue Ivy in lo-fi homage to viral video
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking leaked footage from Lana Del Rey rape video
Claudia Winkleman returns to Strictly Come Dancing as daughter recovers from Halloween fire accident
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'