The Fall are back. Tim Cumming meets their unique, splenetic frontman
If you are expecting a deep and meaningful experience from a music festival like glastonbury or Green Man, you’re not going to find it at V.
Tomorrow could be the hottest day of the year so far, with temperatures possibly hitting 32C, forecasters said today.
Talk That Talk, the album released by the Barbadian singer last year, returned to the number one slot with sales of just 9,578 CDs and downloads combined.
Despite Glastonbury's moves ever further mainstream, London's mud-free alternative remains distinctive. Who could imagine Somerset hosting a tent-full of fans crooning "Lifted" by Nineties soul-poppers Lighthouse Family?
The Church of the Latter-day Saints is one of the fastest-growing and wealthiest religions in the world. But can the Mormons convince America to vote one of their number into the White House?
Liverpool 1 Sparta Prague 0 (Liverpool win 1-0 on aggregate)
The unlikely idol with the killer tunes
Killer flees to Las Vegas for a solo roll of the dice
A new exhibition spanning 20 years of rock and pop captures some of music's biggest stars off-guard. Charlotte Cripps reveals the stories behind the shots
The niche eroticism of the Japanese never ceases to amaze, does it? Given the historic vulgarity of the professional British horizontale, the weirdness of Nipponese sexuality has always intrigued us. The 17th-century shoguns set up "pleasure quarters" where gentlemen could visit prostitutes (and wives were OK about it) but Japanese girls kept dragging the arts into the basic eroto-financial transaction, until male visitors could hardly find a genuine harlot anywhere among the dancers, singers, lute-fingerers and exponents of calligraphic skill.
As Ian Curtis is remembered 30 years after his death, Fiona Sturges looks at the myth of the tortured artist and asks why fans reserve their reverence for the stars who suffer
I love 'The Simpsons' and 'Futurama'. 'Family Guy' is great in its irreverence and 'South Park' in recent series has had some of the most incisive and relevant social commentary on television. Speaking of social commentary, though, nothing beats Charlie Brooker's 'Screenwipe' and 'Newswipe' programmes.
Singer Amy Winehouse will not get a work visa to travel to the United States in time to perform at a leading music festival because she was charged with assault last week, her spokesman said today.
Flowers' powers put to the test
From James Corden and Mathew Horne's red and black rubber outfits as Kylie Minogue's backing dancers, to Duffy's plunging red gown while performing Warwick Avenue, outfits wowed at the Brits.