Another Bond EC135 craft 'experienced defect that requires further technical investigation'
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Tuesday 08 December 2009
Quick! Call Malcolm Tucker – we've got someone going seriously off-message.
Monday 30 November 2009
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) last night defended tactics used in dealing with orchestrated violence in Portadown that has been blamed on loyalists and left 10 officers injured.
Monday 16 November 2009
Reflecting on a week of unrelenting excitement even by his standards, an indelicate question poses itself about Rupert Murdoch. Is the old boy finally losing it?
Sunday 08 November 2009
Friday 06 November 2009
Save for "Julian's Eyes", which brings a louche cabaret mood towards the end of the album, Slow Attack finds Brett Anderson in strangely pastoral mode, eschewing the sleazy outsider urban glamour which once obsessed his muse, in favour of brisk, improving constitutionals and reflections upon the changing seasons.
Sunday 01 November 2009
In which our lute-toting born-again curator of Early Music puts the Police comeback to bed and releases an album of broadly winter-themed songs which combine the words of dusty old scribes with the music of equally antediluvian composers.
Friday 30 October 2009
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrated its 25th birthday last night in the only way it knew how. By rocking out. Some of the biggest names in rock music including Sting and Bruce Springsteen graced the stage at Madison Square Gardens as part of the five hour concert. A further celebration is set to shake the prestigious venue tonight as the likes of Aretha Franklin and U2 provide birthday surprises.
Friday 30 October 2009
Named after Italo Calvino's meta-fiction If On a Winter's Night a Traveller, this is Sting's second album for the German classical label, following his 2003 collection of lute music Songs from the Labyrinth.
Friday 30 October 2009
This meaty collection of musical essays ranges from Sammy Davis Jr via the Beach Boys to Philip Glass. The opening appraisal of the unfortunate Billy Eckstein, a singer and bandleader adored by Miles Davis, disinters a forgotten genius.
Friday 16 October 2009
His executive producer Kanye West has been quoted as saying: "I believe Mr Hudson has the potential to be bigger than me, to be one of the most important artists of his generation", which sounds uncharacteristically generous of the thunder-stealing stage-jumper.
Wednesday 30 September 2009
Sting has lent his voice and his lyrics to a campaign spearheaded by Prince Charles intended to safeguard against the destruction of the world’s rainforests.
Saturday 19 September 2009
Tuesday 15 September 2009
Wednesday 29 July 2009
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) spends more on informants than almost every other police force in the UK, it was revealed today.
Wednesday 15 July 2009
The Police Ombudsman has faced calls to launch an investigation into the death of the first person killed in The Troubles.
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Britain First criticised for using actress's memory to draw attention to their 'hate-filled home page'
Thought you'd seen it all after the Jeremy Paxman interview?
Greatest mystery about the hit BBC1 show is how it continues to be made at all, writes Grace Dent
"History is violent," says the US Army tank commander Don "Wardaddy" Collier
Animal welfare charities have urged the boy band to cut the scenes
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella