The album narrowly beat Michael Bublé’s To Be Loved by just 125 copies
Those magical Centre Court tickets were rather easier for some to procure than for others. Being Scottish helped, naturally: there was Alex Salmond, Scotland’s First Minister. Multiple Olympic gold medalist Sir Chris Hoy had a seat, as did the star of ‘The 300’, actor Gerard Butler. The latter had somehow colour co-ordinated his grey jacket with a non-Scot on his right, Hollywood idol Bradley Cooper, which perhaps explains the pair’s smug, sunglassed selfie, captured for posterity on Twitter.
Rolling stones guitarist Keith Richards has spoken of the moment the band witnessed a man being killed in the crowd in front of them, and how they kept on playing to “distract people”.
A geographical battle for the capital’s musical soul begins tomorrow when Hyde Park is relaunched as a gentrified, “green” concert location in a £3 million bid to lure festival-goers from an Olympic Park site described as a “concrete dustbowl”.
For the past five days, Glastonbury has been home to some 135,000 ticket holders.
Before the best of Britain's runners and jumpers got into action in Birmingham yesterday, it was fair to say they were in danger of getting stuck in Jagger mode in post-home-Olympic season.
As the Rolling Stones headline on Saturday, their multi-generational fans tell Oscar Quine how the festival gets them just what they want
The Rolling Stones are still telling the BBC they can't always get what they want when it comes to television coverage of their set at Glastonbury.
The Rolling Stones celebrated the release of their first single "Come On" by giving it a rare live performance to mark its 50th anniversary.
Sir Mick Jagger has recalled how he was "over the moon" to hear his first ever single on the radio - 50 years to the day after the track's release.
Sir Elton John, Kinks star Ray Davies and Elvis Costello will top the bill at a new outdoor summer festival in London's Hyde Park.
Chris Evans will take on the Today programme and Christian O'Connell for best breakfast show at the Sony Awards.
The Rolling Stones will play a Summer concert in the heart of Mayfair for those who find Glastonbury’s muddy fields too tortuous to negotiate.
Coldplay's second album has been named the favourite album of all time by radio listeners. A Rush Of Blood To The Head triumphed in a poll of Radio 2 listeners which saw The Beatles placed at just number eight.
One more 10k is all she asks, one more crack. She is 39. It’s over
Men should look after their bodies better Ryan Giggs will be playing for Manchester United when he's 40 and it's yoga which makes that possible – he's England's greatest advocate. Men have got this image of classes filled with beautiful lithe women bending over backwards to the sound of Buddhist temple bells. That's exactly right – and I've found that it's one of the most wonderful things about it.