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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.

A meditation on the Seventies

Sex, punk and flared trousers - Hanif Kureishi's The Buddha of Suburbia hits the stage

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Network: My Technology: Logging on for laughs

Where can you go for good comedy? Griff Rhys Jones reveals how a theatre fundraising project inspired him to create a comedy magazine online

IT WAS 20 YEARS AGO TODAY They didn't need no education

This week in 1979 millions of British schoolchildren were taking to the playgrounds and chanting with one voice: "We don't need no educa- shun". Their teachers may have been unperturbed, but the tabloid press was outraged: the anthemic inspiration was "Another Brick in the Wall", Pink Floyd's first UK single for 11 years. "The killer punch comes when the children's choir is brought in to sneer its way through the chorus, upending the seasonal tradition of cutesy, kiddy novelty records," said Melody Maker.

Pop Lyric Sheets: For John Peel's 60th Birthday

John Peel is 60 this week and the BBC is celebrating the event with `John Peel Night' on Sunday. Past Peel proteges featured include Pink Floyd, PJ Harvey, Joy Division, The Smiths, and Blur. A documentary about Captain Beefheart ends the celebrations

Pop: A bit of existential slickness

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The Weasel: No stopping Germaine and me at Henley

I never previously thought I had that much in common with Germaine Greer, but now I realise that the feminist icon and I are birds of a feather. We were both excluded from the Stewards' Enclosure at Henley Royal Regatta for failing to comply with the stringent dress code - and we both managed to gain admission by clever improvisation.

Arts: Pop - Time to let those demons run free

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