Former Libertines frontman is auctioning his paintings and collected curiosities
Libertines star Pete Doherty said he has “a long way to go” before he gets off drugs but is planning to enter rehab later this month. .
As the former Libertine prepares his UK debut as an artist, he talks frankly and exclusively to Matilda Battersby about Kate Moss, Amy Winehouse, his baby daughter and why he paints with his own blood
My parents were... two very different peas in a pod, I'm not sure quite how they ever ended up with each other. I love them dearly.
Ex-Libertines frontman joins growing number of artists hoping to bypass record labels
Rock star Pete Doherty failed to appear in court today to face a charge of possessing cocaine.
Jay-Z has written a book about his lyrics – but others aren't so clear cut
Carl Barât has an album, an autobiography, and a baby on the way. Fiona Sturges hears how he has turned turmoil into triumph
Doherty's old boys back in town
Former Libertine Carl Barat has decided to forge a career for himself as solo artist with a new stripped-down sound. Will it work out for him? Perhaps in hope rather than expectation, we take a look at some of the more successful musical spin-off projects.
"Instigate is now the most important underground movement" - NME
Troubled Pete Doherty has revealed that his heart "stopped" and he was on a life support machine after being rushed to hospital.
The days when pop stars just sang are over. Never mind Will Young on Question Time – musicians today are likely to be lecturing at a podium near you. Elisa Bray samples their wisdom
If Simon Schama ever gets around to making The History of British Pop, he could do worse than call on The Libertines for period battle scenes from the Rock Wars. Everything here's a re-enactment, a reconstruction. You pick a year – 1964 (Mod), 1979 (Mod Revival), 1993 (New Wave of New Wave), 1995 (Britpop) – and these are the boys for the job.
To enjoy widespread live success but scant commercial recognition is the curse of the second wave of British indie bands inspired by the DIY ethos of The Libertines. Without the trumped-up poeticism of Pete Doherty and his peers or the pop wit of Arctic Monkeys, The View and groups like them have been condemned to the cultural hinterland of entertaining a crowd in different cities every night of the week while being largely ignored by the Top 40.
Glasvegas were today named winners of Xfm's New Music Award for their self-titled debut album.