The British boy band beat Eminem, Katy Perry and Justin Timberlake
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Wednesday 01 May 2013
The story of South Korean rap sensation Psy's ascent to global stardom with his megahit "Gangnam Style" has now been immortalised in full colour and with appropriate dramatic flourishes in a comic book.
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Six unusual ways in which students, teenagers, and one scarily precocious nine-year-old child, have become extremely and unusually rich
Monday 29 April 2013
The Scottish singer's version of events is going rather well. Next stop? America
Monday 15 April 2013
The hit West End and Broadway musical has already racked up over four million ticket sales. Now set for a cinematic rendering with Clint Eastwood at the helm, David Hillier charts the story's charm
Tuesday 09 April 2013
Many of the people at the Brixton 'death party' were toddlers in the 1980s
Saturday 06 April 2013
US Outlook There was something missing from Facebook's much-hyped press conference earlier this week. Not the rumoured "Facebook phone", which turned out to be a beefed-up application that transforms an Android phone's home screen into an always-on Facebook feed. No, the real omission concerned the business of advertising, the source of Facebook's revenues.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Barbie and her boyfriend, Ken, could receive police protection after activists vowed to protest against a life-sized Barbie “Dream House” due to open as a tourist attraction in Berlin next month.
Friday 29 March 2013
You've never heard of it – but dance music festival Ultra drew 330,000 revellers last week. Arielle Castillo reports on a new American passion
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Advertising has crept into everyday life so subtly that we now forget to be outraged - this is a case of corporate identity replacing female identity
People, Hell and Angels: New album of unreleased Jimi Hendrix recordings reveal the guitar god's 'artistry'
Monday 04 March 2013
If there were any doubts about the lingering force of fabled rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix more than four decades after his death, his latest release should put them to rest.
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Mumford & Sons can further chart success after being named best British group at the Brit Awards 2013 two years after missing out on the prize when they were previously shortlisted.
Thursday 07 February 2013
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber became the youngest artist to land five chart-topping albums in the United States on Wednesday when his latest record, Believe Acoustic, debuted atop the Billboard 200 album chart.
Friday 01 February 2013
After a turbulent history, stigma still surrounds Aids in the Rainbow nation
Wednesday 30 January 2013
And you thought it was confusing in English...
Tuesday 29 January 2013
The 18-year-old pop sensation is releasing an acoustic version of chart-topping album Believe
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict
- 1 Three of Pope Francis' relatives die in Argentina car crash, including two young great-nephews