'Built for muddy trails, perfect for tackling potholes'
Is this the new Neneh Cherry? Gilles Peterson snapped up her soulful pop song “'Bout You” which she had posted online for his compilation CD.
64-year-old had to use grunts and taps to lead emergency services to her house
Batsman waited decade for his Test chance but then appeared too eager to take it
Seaclose Park, Newport
The sun kept shining on revellers as they enjoyed the final day of the Isle of Wight Festival, headlined by Bon Jovi.
Catherine Bennett is a bright, slightly clumsy, bike-riding, museum worker
One based on HMS Victory, a Tardis and another with an upturned boat for a roof make final of the increasingly popular annual competition
A badger flash-mob protested today against a Government-led cull of the animals, outside the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Defra).
King Creosote is one of the great outsiders. He occupies the margins in both the songs he sings and in the way he sends his songs out into the world. This short residency in a downstairs room in a pub in Clerkenwell coincided with the release of an album that was previously only available at his live shows, and then only in vinyl form.
Chumbawamba fans have received the Margaret Thatcher EP In Memoriam four years after pre-ordering the record.
On an evening where the big news of the week was still a live talking point, there was precious little sympathy in a famed back room in Glasgow. “Did you hear what Frankie Boyle said about Thatcher?” asked Steve Mason, sometime Beta Band singer and now the proud-owner of an alias-spattered solo career which has recently taken a turn for the incisively political. It’s the old gag about spending the public money earmarked for the late former PM’s funeral on spades, then “everyone in Scotland can dig a hole and deliver her to Satan in person.”
Valhalla Dancehall found British Sea Power somewhat becalmed, but Machineries Of Joy gets them moving again, albeit in a variety of directions.
Welcome to the Black Parade band post message on website thanking fans for 'being part of the adventure'
The second Test was drawn after being hit by rain