The US rockers will join Calvin Harris and Biffy Clyro at the top of the bill
Isle Of Wight
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Saturday 23 June 2012
More than 11,000 homes and businesses are being protected by flood defences and owners of 7,000 properties have been issued with warnings as people were forced to flee after more than a month's worth of rain fell in 24 hours.
Saturday 23 June 2012
When Glastonbury decided to take a year off in 2012, it must have seemed like a golden opportunity to the organisers of the Isle of Wight festival to temporarily take its place as the first big event of the summer music season.
Friday 22 June 2012
Hundreds of revellers have been forced to sleep in their cars after traffic became gridlocked when the Isle of Wight Festival site turned into a mudbath caused by heavy rains.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Actor Anthony Bate, best known for his role in the BBC's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and a familiar face of TV drama during his five decade career, has died at the age of 84.
Friday 15 June 2012
A jailed doctor who tried to poison his pregnant lover has had his jail sentence extended by two years after he was found guilty of plotting to frame her from behind bars, according to police.
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Friday 04 May 2012
Chewton Glen, Hampshire
Friday 20 April 2012
Many know about the death by drowning of WS Gilbert; others are aware that in 1933 Ernest Hemingway, incensed by a review, trashed the Paris bookshop in which he read it. Few could point to these incidents' one degree of separation. Such surprises regularly punctuate the soberly engrossing chronicle which Robert Fraser has created around the life of a poet whose modest fame has burned steadily, almost brightly, since his Thirties emergence as a teenage prodigy.
Thursday 19 April 2012
British Olympic sailor Leigh McMillan swept into the lead on the third day of the Extreme Sailing Series regatta in Qingdao and Britain’s reigning world match racing champion, Ian Williams, pulled back up to third overall going into the final day.
Friday 30 March 2012
With the daddy of them all taking a fallow year, 2012 is a chance for smaller festivals to show off their charm and diversity
Friday 30 March 2012
"Oh yeah, all right/ Take it easy, baby/ make it last all night."
Wednesday 22 February 2012
Pakistan 237 England 241-6 (England win by four wickets)
Monday 20 February 2012
A new theory has emerged about Lord Lucan – that he was living in Africa years after he disappeared following the 1974 murder of his children's nanny. Some of those other theories:
Sunday 15 January 2012
The artist's epic, tranquil paintings illuminate a little-visited corner of Yorkshire, says Christopher Hirst
Saturday 14 January 2012
No Pain, No Gain
Sunday 08 January 2012
She's joined the scouts, drunk Dom Perignon, and bagged a prince. As the Duchess of Cambridge turns 30 tomorrow, Matthew Bell, who follows suit in August, finds out how many must-do-before-you're-30 achievements Kate Middleton can tick off, and compares notes. How many have you done?
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Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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