The singer has said that 'a responsibility from everyone' is needed for change
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Friday 11 September 2009
It's taken David Gray four years to follow up Life in Slow Motion, and frankly, you have to wonder what's been holding him up, as these 11 pleasant, predictable songs represent no great development or deviation from the course of his previous work.
Sunday 28 June 2009
Hamilton is that rare thing: a female pop act who is neither electro-pop poppet nor the sort of artist you simply can't write about without using the word "kooky".
Monday 25 May 2009
Monday 08 September 2008
Bryan Adams, Annie Lennox and John Legend will be among the artists celebrating Peace Day at the Royal Albert Hall on 21 September. Appearing on stage alongside them will be the actor Jude Law, who will introduce a screening of a new documentary film, The Day After Peace, in which he stars.
Friday 25 July 2008
Thursday 10 July 2008
Eddy Grant’s firmly established and highly respected career has been hard-earned, but his achievements speak for themselves.
Monday 30 June 2008
Saturday 28 June 2008
The world has changed since 1986. But not that much. Back in the day, thousands of footsore opponents of South Africa's apartheid regime marched through south London to Clapham Common, where they settled back to enjoy a free concert to highlight their righteous cause. The event, a year after Live Aid, heralded a sea change in popular opposition to the Pretoria government. Today – two major Wembley concerts later – Nelson Mandela has been out of jail for 18 years, South Africa is putting its segregated past behind it and the former political prisoner is elevated to the status of the world's most revered statesman.
Friday 13 June 2008
Books: I must confess that I'm not a great reader. At the moment I'm reading my son's Stig of the Dump by Clive King and I've got a plant catalogue on the go. I have an allotment and I dream about plants. Whenever I go to my gran's house in Scotland I dip into the Kenneth Williams diaries.
Tuesday 28 November 2006
The state-backed Network Rail posted a profit for the first time yesterday, recording performance figures which mean that directors will receive bonuses worth hundreds of thousands of pounds each in the new year.
Thursday 08 June 2006
The 17 men and youths arrested on terror charges in Canada at the end of last week had plans that extended to storming the parliament buildings in Ottawa, taking over television studios and beheading the country's newly elected Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, it has been alleged.
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