As a box-set of The Beatles' US albums is released, Andy Gill laments America's cavalier approach to the Fab Four's classics
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Friday 27 December 2013
While Channel 4 located the alabaster NSA whistleblower, several other household names came out of the tinsel
Monday 23 December 2013
According to reports, Cabinet Office papers disclose that Harrison turned down the “insensitive” offer of an OBE
True bromance: Spot where Rolling Stones Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met to be marked with plaque
Monday 16 December 2013
The legendary duo met at a railway station in Kent on 17 October 1961 when they were mere slips of teenage lads
Thursday 12 December 2013
The album features 59 previously unissued recordings including outakes
Thursday 12 December 2013
The albums will be released onto the streaming service over the next four days
Saturday 30 November 2013
Now this is a place with real pedigree. I don't mean it used to be owned by Pierre Koffmann or helmed by Marco Pierre White or picked up a Michelin star under Raymond Blanc. Oh no. In Edwardian times it was a theatre-cum-dancehall-cum-bioscope (an early form of cinema, where punters could watch footage of King Edward VIII's funeral).
Friday 15 November 2013
Veteran folk and rock performer Roy Harper has been charged with a series of historic sex offences against an under-age girl.
Sunday 10 November 2013
Because my wife is off in Austria having her colon cleansed, I have been Mr Mum for the week. To my amazement, I realised that this is the first time I have looked after both my kids without Stacey for more than a day. This was quite shocking to me, but it was my kids who pointed it out. They were clearly concerned about the week ahead and how I would fare as sole carer. How hard could it be, I wondered? Wake up, make breakfast, drop them off at school, mess about all day, pick them up from school, make supper, and send them to bed. If only I'd known.
Sunday 13 October 2013
After their pianist and principal composer Esbjorn Svensson died in 2008, the remaining members of e.s.t. (Esbjorn Svensson Trio, geddit?), drummer Magnus Ostrom and bassist Dan Berglund, decided they could not continue without him and formed their own separate projects.
Wednesday 09 October 2013
What happens when you discover that you share the same taste in music and films as the Prime Minister?
Sunday 29 September 2013
A sideways look at the world of music
Thursday 19 September 2013
Latest title in the Grand Theft Auto series also wowed the critics - becoming the highest ranked game for the Xbox 360 on review aggregator Metacritic
Thursday 12 September 2013
The record, out in November, features ten previously unreleased songs by the Fab Four
Thursday 05 September 2013
Watch the videos below to take in tracks from some of the 12 artists that Andy Gill believes should be recognised on the Mercury Music Prize shortlist.
Thursday 22 August 2013
Karen Millen has become the latest fashion retailer to sign up a celebrity photographer to promote its autumn and winter collection.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
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- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more