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War of words breaks out in Norway over Morrissey’s Nobel Peace gig as singer unforgiven for comparing Anders Behring Breivik massacre to killing animals for fast food
Friday 29 November 2013
People have not forgotten his words after the far-right extremist killed 77 people in Oslo and on Utoya Island
Tuesday 19 November 2013
The singer began his impassioned rant by condemning hunting in Britain
Thursday 14 November 2013
We've had covers of songs by the late Lou Reed from My Morning Jacket, Pearl Jam, Arctic Monkeys and Twin Shadow (with a woozy version of “Perfect Day”).
Friday 04 October 2013
The Smiths frontman appears to have patched up relations with his publishers, Penguin, following a reported last-minute disagreement
Friday 13 September 2013
Singer announces 11th-hour split from publishers – despite no evidence the book was anywhere near finished
Friday 13 September 2013
The singer has pulled his book due to a 'last-minute content disagreement'
The Bonus Track: Another Day, Another Time in New York; Morrissey's second cousin; a 'feat' too far; 96-years-old and still rocking
Sunday 08 September 2013
A sideways look at the music world
Sunday 07 July 2013
A Tigger’s guide to northerners
Saturday 22 June 2013
Viv Nicholson. You've either no idea who I'm going on about, or no idea why I'm going on about her, especially on the fashion pages. In 1961, Viv won £152,300, 18 shillings, and 8 pence – the equivalent of a cool £3m today – on the football pools. When the press asked Viv what she planned to do with the money, she famously declared "Spend, spend, spend". That epithet became Viv's epitaph: it's also the title of her autobiography, a musical based on said tome, and an EP penned by her brother.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
'Thatcher was a terror without an atom of humanity' says singer
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Morrissey has postponed another date on his US tour due to pneumonia in both his lungs.
Friday 08 March 2013
As an exhibition of his photographs of The Smiths and Morrissey opens, rock snapper Kevin Cummins tells Elisa Bray no act ever fascinated him more
Monday 28 January 2013
British rock singer Morrissey is postponing six performances on his US tour due to a bleeding ulcer, his spokeswoman said on Sunday.
Wednesday 07 November 2012
When Shelagh Delaney died last year aged 72 she was hailed as one of towering figures of post war British culture having seared the authentic voice of northern working class life into the consciousness of the theatre going classes - a constituency that had by the eve of the 1960s grown restless on a diet of rutting toffs and their well-heeled dilemmas.
London 2012: Morrissey attacks 'blustering jingoism' of the Olympics and compares atmosphere to Nazi Germany
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Trust Morrissey to rain on Britain’s patriotic parade. The singer has been criticised for attacking the "blustering jingoism" of the Olympic Games and comparing the atmosphere to Hitler’s Germany in 1939.
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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