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Friday 29 April 2011
Sunday 17 April 2011
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Thursday 24 February 2011
Rock superstars U2 are to headline this summer's Glastonbury after pulling out of last year's festival at the last minute.
Wednesday 16 February 2011
Jessie J is ready to "take on" Beyonce Knowles, Pink and Katy Perry after winning a BRIT Award.
Wednesday 16 February 2011
Coldplay have ended months of speculation to confirm they will be among the headliners at Glastonbury Festival this summer.
Saturday 15 January 2011
A community is up in arms that its annual cheese-rolling day risks being turned into a "cheap commercial event".
Tuesday 16 November 2010
In the mists of dawn yesterday it looks even more mysterious, but Glastonbury Tor in Somerset has an enigmatic air however you see it. For some people these days it may be merely the hill that looks over the world's biggest music festival, but for others, for hundreds of years, this has been the site of Avalon – the legendary river-island in the stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
Sunday 31 October 2010
When a lady called Felicity Finch makes a programme for Radio 4 about cage-fighting, you have to wonder if perhaps she is going out of her comfort zone, if not her mind. One of the first voices you hear – disembodied, though not literally – says, "There's nothing like knocking someone out. It's like an orgasm," and you realise straightaway that this ain't The Archers. But when Finch catches her first piece of the action, she breathlessly intones: "My first instinct is to join in." Well, an orgasm's an orgasm. Perhaps it's more Book at Bedtime territory.
The Barometer: Gorillaz; David Rotheray; Brad Mehldau; Robyn; Grinderman; Bombay Bicycle Club; Julian Marley; The Beach Boys
Friday 30 July 2010
What's hot on our playlist
Thursday 29 July 2010
By the time you read this, I'll be sat in a field with my partner and son, Krishan, celebrating his third birthday in Cornwall. We decided to head to the coast for a bit of rest and relaxation after our second festival of 2010.
Thursday 08 July 2010
Forty years ago, dairy farmer Michael Eavis put on his first music festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton. Just over a thousand hippies parted with £1 to see T-Rex perform and enjoy a pint or two of free milk from the farm’s Friesians.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Monday 05 July 2010
So, Glastonbury keeps getting better and better, but where will it end?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 4 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth