News He spent 35 years on the run from police, but mourners attending the criminal's funeral were today asked to celebrate his life

He spent 35 years on the run from police, but mourners attending the criminal's funeral were today asked to celebrate his life

Music: Pretty vulnerable

Dennis Morris snapped the Sex Pistols at their peak. He captured their innocence.

To seek out new life and new civilisations, to boldly go...

MONDAYS ARE different, now. Mondays will never be the same again. That is because Melvyn Bragg will never start the week again. Never again will he lead some of the world's leading lecturers, writers and geneticists through a graceful Monday morning parley. Never again will we hear him receive a science education in front of our very ears. For so long did Melvyn Bragg start the week, that it seems impossible that he is not still doing it in some alternative time/space continuum...

The top 100 - Harry Secombe is hot, the Sex Pistols are not

NO SURPRISES about the winners, then. With boring predictability, The Beatles were yesterday voted Britain's favourite music performers of all time, ahead of the equally predictable Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Queen and Elton John.

Three-month itch that can only spell trouble

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Pop: I was the victim of Hanson hysteria

Wembley hasn't seen this level of hormone-induced hysteria since the days of Take That. Don't fancy yours much, says Ryan Gilbey

Last night a DJ ruined my life

Clubbing can damage your hearing, warns Emma Haughton

The Intelligent Consumer: Seven inches of solid gold punk

Is it worth it? A&M pressed 200 copies of the Sex Pistols' 'God Save The Queen' before dropping them. Only a few remain in circulation, and they're changing hands for pounds 2,500 a piece

Media: The writing's on the wall

If you doubt the power of the poster to catch your eye or sell you something, remember these words: 'Hello Boys'. Sold? Richard Cook visits the V&A

Obituary: Judge Dread

THE BRITISH love novelty records. Put saucy lyrics to a groovy beat, add a dash of seaside postcard humour and you're on to a winner. Judge Dread, the risque cod-reggae artist who died on Friday night at the end of a concert in Canterbury, had a string of Top 20 hits in the Seventies with singles like "Big Six", "Big Seven", "Big Eight" and "Big Ten" which left little to the imagination and were all banned by the BBC. Somewhere between coarse rugby songs, Benny Hill and ska, these proved firm favourites with skinheads, "rude boys" and spotty teenagers chuckling at their first taste of swearing on albums like Dreadmania, Working Class 'Ero and Bedtime Stories.

Music: Behind the song: Banned on the run

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Letter: Anarchists for peaceful protest

ANARCHISM advocates a society with neither state nor government, based on individual freedom, mutual aid and voluntary co-operation. Readers of your article "Anarchy in the UK?" (Section 2, 15 February) could be forgiven for assuming it advocates terrorism. It does not.

Personal Finance: Never mind the critics, this is art

Collect To Invest

Style: The great rock & roll exhibition

Never mind the Sex Pistols, what about the record cover? A new exhibition celebrates the design artifacts of a famously throwaway culture

Fashion: Between the top drawer and the top shelf

Joe Corre is famous for two things: his punk parents and his underwear emporium, Agent Provocateur. Here he tells us why he is so interested in ladies' knickers.

Pop: Whatever happened to / All of The Stranglers? (Just ask the sheep...)

They certainly aren't spring chickens (not that they were in 1976 when they exploded on to the music scene). But, as James McNair discovers, it hasn't stopped the revamped Stranglers flying to the Falklands to play to 35 - yes, 35 - of the most fanatical fans south of Ascension Island.
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