Arts and Entertainment Glory days: US singer Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen has scored his tenth UK number one album with High Hopes, beating the likes of David Bowie and Michael Jackson.

Randy, left, and Rebbi Jackson, right, brother and sister of Michael Jackson arrive at Los Angeles Superior Court. The family is reportedly suing AEG LIve for $40bn in damages

Dramatic revelations and legal fireworks expected as Michael Jackson's family begin quest for $40bn damages

Late superstar’s mother claims promoter of London concerts put money before welfare of troubled King of Pop

The Child of Lov:

Fantasy band: The Child of Lov

'Pino Palladino is the funkiest Welshman in history'

DJ Calvin Harris

Tonight he's drinking from the bottle: Calvin Harris makes chart history with eight top 10s from one album

Calvin Harris has broken the UK chart record for scoring the largest number of top 10 hits from one album.

Jersey Boys has very strong libretti and the songs are all top of the pops

Why Frankie Valli's Jersey Boys are still working their way back to us (and into cinemas)

The hit West End and Broadway musical has already racked up over four million ticket sales. Now set for a cinematic rendering with Clint Eastwood at the helm, David Hillier charts the story's charm

Fit to Rule: How Royal Illnesses Changed History

Grace Dent on TV: Fit to Rule: How Royal Illnesses Changed History

The country's past rulers ate bulls' balls, burned heretics and shunned sex – and we think ours are a bad lot

Laura Mvula

Other Voices, Wilton's Music Hall, London

The Other Voices festival has been bringing big and new names to the tiny St. James church in Dingle, County Kerry for a decade. For this franchising expedition to London, Dexys, Laura Marling, John Grant, Villagers, Imelda May and Matthew E. White are amongst those playing short sets in the similarly old, intimate, lovely Wilton’s Music Hall. Subsidised by TV coverage hosted by Aidan Gillen, over three nights, rare, close-up snapshots of the varied musicians take shape.

Full pelt: Kit Harrington as Jon Snow

Grace Dent on TV: Game of Thrones

Take it from me, there's much more to Game of Thrones than gnomes bumming

Glastonbury romance? Revellers watch the sunrise from the stone circle during the festival

Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis on the return of the sacred Stones

After a well-deserved year off, Glastonbury’s back with a bang this summer – and headlined by rock royalty in Mick and Keith. Organiser Emily Eavis tells Elisa Bray how it all comes together

Jérôme Cahuzac, former French budget minister

Page 3 Profile: Jérôme Cahuzac, former French budget minister

And we thought George Osborne was bad!

Prince in concert

Prince, La Zona Rosa, Austin Texas

The wristbands for Prince’s concert were purple – what else? Yet they should have been platinum, considering the value fans put on them.

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Age: 38

Skating with: Robin Johnstone.

Famous for: Coming out as gay in 2009 in an attempt to highlight the homophobia he claimed was rampant in sport.

He said he will struggle with "the pressure", adding: "I don't want to let my skating partner down."

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Gareth Thomas

Age: 38

Skating with: Robin Johnstone.

Famous for: Coming out as gay in 2009 in an attempt to highlight the homophobia he claimed was rampant in sport.

He said he will struggle with "the pressure", adding: "I don't want to let my skating partner down."

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Dancing On Ice star Gareth Thomas still not recovered from illness that led him to withdraw from the competition

Dancing on Ice contestant Gareth Thomas has still not recovered after quitting the skating show last night complaining of feeling sick and dizzy.

Lichtenstein's 'Look Mickey' (1961)

TV's culture club aren't sitting comfortably – but don't write the arts off yet

Plus: Roy was more than just 'pop' and a chorus of approval for Marber

Richard Peppiatt

Following Andy Mason's controversial resignation letter, here are six other employees that turned on their bosses in public

The resignation letter of Groupon CEO Andy Mason is not the first to cause a stir. Many disgruntled workers have used their final days to issue a parting shot to their colleagues, an apology for their incompetency, or even an exposé of their firm’s inner workings.

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Michael Jackson's teenage son Prince makes acting debut on TV show '90210'

Prince Michael Jackson is to make his acting debut in an episode of American teen drama series 90210.

Singer Adele, winner of the Best Original Song award for 'Skyfall,' attends the Oscars Governors Ball at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood

Oscars glory for 'Skyfall' adds gloss to Adele's continued world domination

Adele's latest performance and her Oscar win have further cemented her worldwide stardom.

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Homeless Veterans Christmas Appeal: ‘We give them hope. They come to us when no one else can help’

Christmas Appeal

Meet the charity giving homeless veterans hope – and who they turn to when no one else can help
Should doctors and patients learn to plan humane, happier endings rather than trying to prolong life?

Is it always right to try to prolong life?

Most of us would prefer to die in our own beds, with our families beside us. But, as a GP, Margaret McCartney sees too many end their days in a medicalised battle
Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night - is that what it takes for women to get to the top?

What does it take for women to get to the top?

Thomas Cook's outgoing boss Harriet Green got by on four hours sleep a night and told women they had to do more if they wanted to get on
Christmas jumper craze: Inside the UK factory behind this year's multicultural must-have

Knitting pretty: British Christmas Jumpers

Simmy Richman visits Jack Masters, the company behind this year's multicultural must-have
French chefs have launched a campaign to end violence in kitchens - should British restaurants follow suit?

French chefs campaign against bullying

A group of top chefs signed a manifesto against violence in kitchens following the sacking of a chef at a Paris restaurant for scalding his kitchen assistant with a white-hot spoon
Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour War and Peace on New Year's Day as Controller warns of cuts

Just what you need on a New Year hangover...

Radio 4 to broadcast 10-hour adaptation of War and Peace on first day of 2015
Cuba set to stage its first US musical in 50 years

Cuba to stage first US musical in 50 years

Claire Allfree finds out if the new production of Rent will hit the right note in Havana
Christmas 2014: 10 best educational toys

Learn and play: 10 best educational toys

Of course you want them to have fun, but even better if they can learn at the same time
Paul Scholes column: I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season

Paul Scholes column

I like Brendan Rodgers as a manager but Liverpool seem to be going backwards not forwards this season
Lewis Moody column: Stuart Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

Lewis Moody: Lancaster has made all the right calls – now England must deliver

So what must the red-rose do differently? They have to take the points on offer 
Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

Cameron, Miliband and Clegg join forces for Homeless Veterans campaign

It's in all our interests to look after servicemen and women who fall on hard times, say party leaders
Millionaire Sol Campbell wades into wealthy backlash against Labour's mansion tax

Sol Campbell cries foul at Labour's mansion tax

The former England defender joins Myleene Klass, Griff Rhys Jones and Melvyn Bragg in criticising proposals
Nicolas Sarkozy returns: The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?

Sarkozy returns

The ex-President is preparing to fight for the leadership of France's main opposition party – but will he win big enough?
Is the criticism of Ed Miliband a coded form of anti-Semitism?

Is the criticism of Miliband anti-Semitic?

Attacks on the Labour leader have coalesced around a sense that he is different, weird, a man apart. But is the criticism more sinister?
Ouija boards are the must-have gift this Christmas, fuelled by a schlock horror film

Ouija boards are the must-have festive gift

Simon Usborne explores the appeal - and mysteries - of a century-old parlour game