British memorabilia collecter is winning bidder for four-inch strand saved by German hairdresser almost 50 years ago
1. Where would you find White Tie, Blazer, Arsenic and Railings (among others)?
When a superstar like David Bowie dies, labels traditionally rush to re-release their hit records. Now, for the first time, online music has put the fans in charge
From French and Saunders to Jon Snow
Sparks fly as bullets ricochet off parked cars in the dramatic footage
'I don't plan a lot in life. I like to see things as a book'
The programme marks the 75th anniversary of the former Beatle's birth
Dominic Sandbrook's reappraisal of Britishness is undone by its omissions
The footage resurfaced in a Channel 4 documentary
Lennon's school records are expected to sell for up to £3,000
The soothing sound of a grand piano drifted across Taksim Square last night, bringing a welcome calm a day after violence rocked the area.
Graham Walker might have reflected that his music-playing comedy group, The Grumbleweeds, were unfortunate enough to reach their zenith in the dying days of variety. But they still enjoyed a long run on radio and television – the mediums they plundered – largely thanks to their talent for impressions and parody.
This is no ordinary tourist guide to Bermuda. Lennon Bermuda, by Scott Neil, tells the largely untold story of John Lennon setting sail on a 43-foot yacht from Newport, Rhode Island, to Bermuda for his last summer holiday with his young son Sean, before the singer was shot dead later that year.
The car that gave John Lennon his ticket to ride is to go under the hammer. The Beatle bought his first ever vehicle, a 1965 Ferrari 330GT Coupé, on the day he passed his driving test.