Actors among array of celebrities in attendance to watch Manchester United beat Manchester City
Ricky Hatton has sold nearly 19,000 tickets for the event that will end his ring exile on 24 November and yesterday he added to their black market value by announcing a difficult fight against former world champion Vyacheslav Senchenko. In many ways the party just turned serious.
“We don’t do encores... If you want an encore then this is the last song, if you don’t, this is the second to last.” At a time when encores at gigs have become almost mandatory, and therefore meaningless, Laura Marling’s approach to them is refreshingly unconventional.
Whoever wins this afternoon, the Premier League title will stay in Manchester. Tim Rich reports
Liam Gallagher will not attend his brother Noel's wedding.
Noel Gallagher is set to marry long-term girlfriend Sara MacDonald this summer.
Liam Gallagher feels his brother Noel made Oasis look like "Culture Club on s**t acid" in their videos.
Liam Gallagher has proclaimed Beady Eye 'the best band' on the "planet".
Gem Archer believes Liam Gallagher was "suppressed" by his brother Noel.
Long famed for their fisticuffs and slanging matches, the intense sibling rivalry between Liam and Noel Gallagher now includes allegations of plagiarism.
"I've got a pocketful of words in my brain/ I pull something out when I think I should," Raymond McGinley croons pleasantly on the exquisite "Verisimilitude" from 1995's Grand Prix, Teenage Fanclub's majestic pop album that's nearly right up there with Fool's Gold, Sugar's Copper Blue and Help!. It contains the sort of shimmery loveliness you could safely shoot off into space, confident it would enhance intergalactic relations. While their latest, Shadows, doesn't scale these giddy heights it still feels as summery as Sue Barker biting on a strawberry on Centre Court, and the new tracks, such as the plinky-plonk new single "Baby Lee", don't sag (that much) tonight.
Liam Gallagher's new post-Oasis band have been named Beady Eye, it was announced today.
A nostalgic taste of special brew
Noel Gallagher's departure from Oasis was today described as a "sad day" for music by the man who originally signed the band.
Lead guitarist walks out before Paris gig, with crowd told of ‘altercation’ in band
Liam and Noel Gallagher's relationship may have deteriorated to the point where the pair no longer speak, but the Oasis siblings aren't the first rock'n'roll stars to fall out.