The move, long rumoured, has finally been announced as part of plans to raise student numbers
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Monday 22 July 2013
Plus: Nostalgia at the V&A needs a personal playlist and Rh-app-sody for the iPad
Music review: Massive Attack v Adam Curtis for the Manchester International Festival was sadly a relentless barrage of gloom
Friday 05 July 2013
For anyone who spent time in the early 1990s sitting around after raves talking about conspiracy theories, this much-anticipated collaboration between two of Britain’s leading artistic radicals will prove a spirit-crushingly familiar experience.
Saturday 01 June 2013
Is this the country's new cultural capital I see before me?
Friday 31 May 2013
With Mercury-nominated 2011 debut Peanut Blues & Melancholy Jam, Ghostpoet rewired something very British into his own bleak, bruised sound.
Monday 07 January 2013
European migrants could have their access to the welfare state limited, David Cameron said yesterday as he sought to appease eurosceptics in his own party and the increasing numbers of voters won over by Ukip's anti-EU rhetoric.
Friday 30 November 2012
The band pay tribute to the recently deceased singer-songwriter described as 'largely overlooked' in his lifetime despite his unique talent
Thursday 22 November 2012
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Monday 29 October 2012
Groove legend Terry Callier has died aged 67.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Shielded by a music stand and refusing to speak for most of her set, Elizabeth Fraser could have been Antony Hegarty’s shy aunt, sharing his diffident onstage manner.
How will Jessica Ennis celebrate? By eating lots of rubbish food and having a few glasses of wine...
Sunday 05 August 2012
She may have had only two hours' sleep after putting her body through the two days of heroic exertions that will define the London Games but for Jessica Ennis today the afterglow of Super Saturday was still burning strongly as she told of her relief at victory - and desire for some “rubbish food”.
Saturday 28 July 2012
Best known for her work with Chase & Status, Delilah's impressive solo debut displays a versatile, inventive attitude that sets her apart from more routine R&B divas.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Robert Plant is back to his bluesy roots – and happy to put his rock god days behind him. By Tim Cumming
Elisa Bray: Where's soul, reggae, rap, jazz, R'n'B, hip-hop and trip-hop on the Music is GREAT compilation?
Wednesday 16 May 2012
If the team behind the Music is GREAT compilation were looking for live moments that captured the pop zeitgeist, there could be no better moment than Dizzee Rascal performing Bonkers at Glastonbury 2010.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
After spending many years in the background, writing the lyrics for artists as diverse as Tinie Tempah and Cheryl Cole, tonight, on the final date of her UK tour, Emeli Sandé is basking in the limelight.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
One of the most senior figures in City regulation will meet protesters from the St Paul's Cathedral camp today as part of a Church of England initiative on finance and ethics.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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