Backstage: 'Everybody now is a celebrity, or so they think'
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Saturday 29 September 2012
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.
Monday 27 August 2012
Same old Reading list, but still a rite of passage
Thursday 23 August 2012
If you regularly wreck mobiles, need a watch that can take a kicking or fancy a water-proof MP3, check these out...
Tuesday 21 August 2012
If you are expecting a deep and meaningful experience from a music festival like glastonbury or Green Man, you’re not going to find it at V.
Thursday 16 August 2012
Noel Gallagher has claimed he turned down an invitation to perform at the Olympics closing ceremony after being asked to mime.
Monday 30 July 2012
Tuesday 03 July 2012
Monday 25 June 2012
“Anyway, the weather,” muses Suggs. “What an important part of our culture it is. In Spain they have sun, sand, sex...” And at the Isle of Wight festival, there is early chaos in the partly flooded campsite and car-park, and relentless rain on Saturday night. But by festival standards, the main arena is hardly muddy, and ends in summer perfection, permitting concentration on an unbeatable trio of headlining Americans: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Pearl Jam and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.
Sunday 27 May 2012
A whiter shade of plagiarism? Notes on a musical scandal
Thursday 24 May 2012
A crowd of 1,000 Stone Roses fans saw the newly reunited band play their first gig in 16 years last night.
Sunday 13 May 2012
Whoever wins this afternoon, the Premier League title will stay in Manchester. Tim Rich reports
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Royal Tunbridge Wells may be the traditional voice of Middle England’s morality but the busybodies are in danger of being drowned out after one of its nightspots was named the best small music venue in the UK.
Sunday 22 April 2012
You don’t, one would assume, pull theplug on one of the most successful rock acts of the 21st century without good reason. Jack White’s side projects and post-White Stripes collaborations have, so far, been variable in quality. He must therefore, surely, have been holding back the real fireworks for the first album under his own name?
Monday 09 April 2012
When a band reforms after a long hiatus, their comeback album can be seen as an afterthought amid the ensuing cash-in, so credit is due to Cast. After a 10-year break, the Scouse four-piece choose to perform three-quarters of their latest release rather than rely on back-catalogue safety.
Sunday 01 April 2012
Anything but middle of the road
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 3 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
- 5 Game of Thrones is most-pirated TV show of 2014