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After some muted outings, the sketch group Pappy's are back to their lovable best, on the kind of form that saw them shortlisted for Edinburgh's comedy award in 2007 and will probably get them a place on this year's list, too.
Scott McKenzie, the folk singer who provided a global anthem for the 60s “flower power” movement, has died aged 73.
The Monkees will perform their first live shows since star Davy Jones died in February.
This relaxed port city is full of rhythm. Linda Cookson heard it ... all along the watchtower