One of the newest and biggest success stories in British music this year has been Rudimental. It combines drum and bass with electronica, touches of soul and funk and guest singers.
The sudden loss of loved ones and the consequences of such events are recurring themes in a just-published collection of short stories by Hamilton writer Elizabeth Cunnane. Titled After, the book will be launched tonight at Aesthete Gallery in Hamilton
Boston’s mayor has written an angry letter to Rolling Stone magazine slamming it for putting marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover, as some US stores refuse to stock the music rag.
Last night’s The X Factor semi finale was a show full of double whammys.
The Sound Of Music star Nicholas Hammond talks to Janie Smith about his new documentary which tells what really happened to the von Trapp family. You would be hard-pressed to find someone who could not sing along to at least one song from The Sound Of Music, but the story of the real von Trapp family is a lesser-known tale.
Landing a role in the modern Sherlock Holmes series Elementary was a chance to revisit childhood for Aidan Quinn. The Chicago-born actor, who plays Captain Tommy Gregson in the TV series, says he remembers reading Sherlock Holmes stories as a youngster
Russell Howard is a boyish-looking but experienced standup comedian who rose to television fame on a British panel show, before being given his own programme: Russell Howard’s Good News.
Amnesty International may be best known to American audiences for bringing to light horror stories abroad such as the disappearance of political activists in Argentina or the abysmal conditions inside South African prisons under apartheid. But in a new report on pregnancy and childbirth care in the U.S., Amnesty details the maternal-health care crisis in this country as part of a systemic violation of women’s rights.
It was one of the stranger news stories in a long time and one of the most polarizing. Firefighters in rural Tennessee looked on as a house burned because the family who lived in it had not paid the $75 annual fire-protection fee.
IRAN COVER STORIES Iran and a region of rising instability “An arc of crisis stretches along the shores of the Indian Ocean, with fragile social and political structures in a region of vital importance to us threatened with fragmentation. The resulting political chaos could well be filled by elements hostile to our values and sympathetic to our adversaries.” Zbigniew Brzezinski In the broadest and grandest of measurements, this crisis crescent envisioned by President Carter's National Security Adviser reaches all the way from Indochina to southern Africa.