Sir Elton John has become the recipient of the first Brits Icon award after being presented with honour by Rod Stewart at a special concert at the London Palladium.
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Sunday 04 January 2009
John Lennon has been brought back from the grave to appear in a commercial for the One Laptop Per Child charity initiative – a worthy cause, indeed, though not all unions between the worlds of rock’n’roll and advertising have been so holy...
Sunday 16 November 2008
Friday 12 September 2008
Sunday 17 August 2008
Saturday 16 August 2008
Sunday 20 July 2008
On 'Beautiful Future', Primal Scream continue their fantasy of living in an urban war zone (the title track depicts bodies hanging from trees and gas chambers).
Friday 18 April 2008
Tuesday 25 March 2008
He managed Apple records, sang in the chorus of "Yellow Submarine" and was known affectionately within the music industry as the "real fifth Beatle". Few people had such an intimate knowledge of the world's most famous band as Neil Aspinall, who died yesterday in a New York hospital after a short illness.
Monday 24 March 2008
Neil Aspinall, a close friend of the Beatles and the man who ran the Apple music empire, has died, his family said today.
Friday 18 January 2008
Tuesday 15 January 2008
I like to think of it as a classic The Thick of It plot twist.
Liverpool 08: The People's Opening, St George's Hall<br/>Liverpool the Musical, Echo Arena, Liverpool
Tuesday 15 January 2008
Sunday 13 January 2008
Saturday 12 January 2008
Perched atop Liverpool's St George's Hall, the former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr last night drew back the curtain on a party that will last a year. Capital of Culture year, for the people of Liverpool, was officially underway with an opening ceremony that was as equally wonderful as it was bizarre.
Sunday 28 May 2006
Magnus Lund might be the black sheep of the blond flankers' club for tucking his hair away under a nondescript scrum-cap but in every other way his talent is burning bright for all to see. England have picked the Sale open-side for the first time - they leave for the tour to Australia tomorrow - and if he continues to play like he did in this one-sided Premiership final, they will never let him go.
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
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