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”.
A clump of Sir Mick Jagger’s hair has fetched £4,000 at auction, twice its estimated sale price and more than four times the £900 raised for a lock of bandmate Keith Richards’ barnet.
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.
Hundreds of festivalgoers proved they had the moves like Jagger by taking part in a Jumping Jack Flashmob at Glastonbury.
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.
Wild horses couldn't drag many of the most die-hard of Rolling Stones fans to the kick-off of the band's North American tour - at least not at prices of up to a whopping $600 (£385) a ticket.
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.
This week I learnt about a new genre of literature. In a fascinating article in the LA Review of Books, writer Valerie Weaver-Zercher explored the growing popularity of Amish romance novels (including the ones pictured). The headline? Bonnet Rippers. I LOVE it. An update on the bodice ripper, but so much more chaste.