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Veteran folk and rock performer Roy Harper has been charged with a series of historic sex offences against an under-age girl.

Donovan: Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Buddha and me

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The Wall, 02 Arena, London

There's a weird, paradoxical moment right at the end of Roger Waters' epic staging of The Wall, when the musicians perform the final song on acoustic instruments in front of the tumbled bricks. It obviously represents a reaffirmation of simple, intimate human values in the face of massive information media onslaught – ie exactly the kind of spectacle to which we have just been subjected. This is surely the most indulgently self-defeating show ever staged.

The Wall: A sprawling masterpiece that's built to last

After 30 years, Pink Floyd's The Wall is back on the stage. Roger Waters tells Pierre Perrone about its enduring appeal

Gilmour faces jail for protest

Charlie Gilmour, the 21-year-old son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, has admitted violent disorder at the December student fees protest. He was warned he could go to jail but was granted bail at Kingston Crown Court until July.

Son of Pink Floyd star could face jail

The son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour admitted today going on the rampage at a student fees protest.

Floating assets: How enterprising developers are reinventing the houseboat

For an island with over 10,000 miles of coastline, hundreds of major rivers and a proud maritime tradition, Britain has been reluctant to actually live on water – at least, until now.

Tomlinson inquest to begin, two years after his death

After three post-mortem examinations, and almost two years to the day since he died after being struck by a police baton during G20 protests, the inquest into the death of Ian Tomlinson is due to start on Monday.

Gilmour charged over royal car attack

The son of the Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour has been charged over the attack on a convoy carrying the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall during a student fees riot.

Tristan Learoyd: 'The changes to funding go against all that universities are about'

Learoyd is one of the country's highest-flying academics. But he's leaving education for ever in protest at the changes to funding. He tells Richard Garner why

David Gilmour's son charged over riot

Charlie Gilmour, the son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, has been charged with violent disorder and the theft of a mannequin leg following the student fees protest in London on 9 December. The Cambridge University student is one of three people charged in relation to the protest and will go before the City of Westminster Magistrates' Court on 10 February.

Pink Floyd guitarist's son charged over Cenotaph stunt

The son of the Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour has been arrested over his involvement in the student protests in London last week.

I'm sorry, says son of Pink Floyd star who scaled Cenotaph

The son of Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour has apologised for climbing on to the Cenotaph during Thursday's tuition fees demonstration.

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