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Friday 01 February 2013
Could he be the real deal? The curly-haired US soul singer has been likened to Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye for his high falsetto voice.
Friday 25 January 2013
The first new song in a decade from Britpop band Pulp, which was given away to fans on Christmas Day, is to be available more widely on Monday.
Saturday 19 January 2013
Collapsed DVD and games rental firm Blockbuster is to close 129 of its 528 stores in the coming weeks and make 760 of its 4,190 employees redundant, its administrator confirmed today.
Friday 11 January 2013
In December, I met an exceptionally talented young Labour MP for coffee. She has merits that most employers would salivate at: a fierce intelligence, excellent communication skills, judgement and motivation. Best of all, she has an inspirational concern for social justice and solidarity with the poor and needy.
Thursday 10 January 2013
David Bowie's surprise and much talked-about comeback track looks set to miss out on a place in the singles chart.
Travel Agenda: Winter palace, Eastern promise, Up in the air, Let's do lunch, Blooming marvellous, Paris to Princes Street, 325, Appy Skiers
Friday 21 December 2012
Where to go and what to know
Friday 14 December 2012
Google's Nexus 4, Nintendo's Wii U are both set to have delivery delays of up to five weeks, so, in technology, do good things really come to those who wait?
Friday 30 November 2012
Eleven years on from its launch Apple's flagship music software hasn't seen many major changes to its core attributes - even with the much anticipated release of iTunes 11
Monday 12 November 2012
Not the curiously mute, wand-waving yellow bear?
Sunday 04 November 2012
What's a singer-songwriter to do when his perceived golden days are over? For the former leader of Slowdive and Mojave 3 it's to keep on keeping on while producing an ever-more dignified and impressive catalogue of solo albums.
Monday 15 October 2012
Adele's Midas touch continues to benefit her record label XL Recordings, which has reported a tenfold increase in annual profits to £41.7m on the strength of her record-breaking second album 21.
Saturday 13 October 2012
Jay Z is a small stakeholder in the new Barclay's Centre indoor arena in Brooklyn and the basketball team (the Brooklyn Nets) that will play there.
Friday 05 October 2012
No smartphone game has proven quite as popular, addictive and enduring as Angry Birds, by the previously little-known Finnish games studio Rovio.
Monday 20 August 2012
It would appear that YouTube really is the new MTV.
Album sales fall to new low as Rihanna tops UK chart despite selling less than 10,000 copies of Talk That Talk
Monday 13 August 2012
Talk That Talk, the album released by the Barbadian singer last year, returned to the number one slot with sales of just 9,578 CDs and downloads combined.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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