While Channel 4 located the alabaster NSA whistleblower, several other household names came out of the tinsel
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Monday 02 December 2013
'Police and Thieves' became an anthem in British inner cities of the late Seventies
Saturday 23 November 2013
Here are the answers to this week's quiz...
Friday 06 September 2013
To mark a retrospective of the band’s music, Ian Burrell hears the stories behind some of their greatest hits
Punk gets fusty? The Stranglers bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel embraces monarchy and the Daily Telegraph
Tuesday 06 August 2013
He’s the snarling bassist in The Stranglers, punk’s most malevolent survivors, famed for beating up rival bands, fans and each other. But Jean-Jacques Burnel has revealed that he is now a Daily Telegraph-reading advocate for Britain’s constitutional monarchy.
Friday 21 June 2013
Punk idols The Clash are to be given an honorary award to recognise their contribution to the music industry at the Silver Clef Awards next week.
Friday 24 May 2013
The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Unreleased songs from the first ever recording session by punk pioneers The Clash are to finally see the light of day.
The £20,000 drinks were on Hirst – not that he remembered having forgotten where he left his Turner Prize winnings
Monday 13 May 2013
Damien Hirst thought he had lost his £20,000 winnings from the Turner Prize when he couldn’t find the cheque on him the following morning – but it turned out he had put the whole lot behind the bar at a London members’ club, he revealed on Sunday.
Monday 06 May 2013
Big Apple braces for a museum invasion
Monday 22 April 2013
The eldest son of Sir Terence Conran, Sebastian Conran runs his own design studio in Barons Court, London. He has recently launched Universal Expert collection of homewares, available from www.johnlewis.com. He talks to Annie Deakin about his mentors, common design mistakes and his dream project.
Monday 01 April 2013
"You know how it is, you get into a conversation about prostates and it never ends," the sprightly 73-year-old quips after his wee departure before the giddy encore. "You are a god," a devotee yells upon Ian Hunter's return at this intimate venue.
Monday 11 February 2013
Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr is to receive a top honorary prize at this year's NME Awards - the annual Godlike Genius title.
Friday 08 February 2013
Adele's collaborator Paul Epworth has been handed an early Brit Award after landing the best producer prize.
Sunday 03 February 2013
Amy Winehouse will be one of the first names to be immortalised in a monument inspired by Hollywood
Thursday 22 November 2012
Sir Paul McCartney is to take on the X Factor for the Christmas number one after joining the line-up of a Hillsborough charity single.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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