Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Creepy statistic of the week:
The survey also claims that almost seven million people in the UK have admitted to taking an intimate picture of themselves
Tonight comes with an odd sense of dislocation – the solo artist on stage bears the glow of a five-month pregnancy if not the bump, while singing mostly about heartbreak and separation. A lot has happened in the two years since Alela Diane's last album, the country-swinging Alela Diane & Wild Divine, notably divorce and engagement to a new feller. The north Californian has yet to reveal if this fiancée is another musician, something you wonder about as she takes the stage to perform solo.
Nobody could say that David Cameron's job is easy, but the last few weeks in particular must have tested his resolve.
A series of demands which would radically alter the upcoming America’s Cup have been made by Patrizio Bertelli, boss of the luxury goods house Prada, which is backing the Italian challenger Luna Rossa.
A major investigation into the cause of the catastrophic capsize which led to the death in San Francisco of British Olympian and America's Cup sailor Andrew 'Bart' Simpson will be led by the US Coastguard.
Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati has been charged after police said she punched her ex-boyfriend on Valentine's Day while he was working out at a gym.
Well, I hope my old Anglo Saxon studies tutor is happy. I remember that in more than one of his lectures he reared up to his full height (considerable, given the worn leather bush hat he used to sport) to rant about the TV show Time Team.
What's trending and why? 11 October 2012
The ex-girlfriend of Justin Lee Collins today denied attempting to blackmail the comedian after they broke up.
The billionaire finance sage George Soros has told Germany it has three months to save the euro – and prevent the disintegration of the European Union.
Most stars enjoy giving two fingers to music critics. But Adele has admitted that the writers who told her to raise her game helped her score a double triumph at the Ivor Novello awards.
Europe faces the potential break-up of the single currency unless it takes urgent action to deal with the euro crisis, Prime Minister David Cameron warned today.
When Fiona Shaw and her husband separated, each began a relationship with a same-sex partner. Here, she and her two daughters recall how they adapted to their new family life