Even before the release of her first album in 1996, there was plenty of buzz about Beth Orton. She had sung on two albums by her then-boyfriend, electronica musician and producer William Orbit and on the debut by hit electronica outfit The Chemical Brothers.
Christchurch songbird Hayley Westenra is set to sing a lullaby for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s first child. Westenra’s new album, Hushabye, features a tune, Sleep On, which has been penned for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s baby, expected in July
Coronation Street star William Roache, who plays Ken Barlow, has vowed to fight charges he raped a 15-year-old girl in 1967. Roache said in a statement today he was “deeply horrified” by the charges and “strenuously” denied them.
Coronation Street actor William Roache has been charged with two counts of raping a 15-year-old girl in 1967.
Angelina Jolie is meeting with women and girls in eastern Congo, where sexual violence is rampant. Jolie, a special envoy for the UN refugee agency, traveled to the Nzulo camp near Goma on Monday along with British Foreign Secretary William Hague.
Coronation Street star William Roache has apologised for comments he made appearing to claim victims of sexual abuse brought it on themselves.
Coronation Street star William Roache has apologised for comments he made appearing to claim victims of sexual abuse brought it on themselves. In a statement, Roache, who plays Ken Barlow on the soap, said he was “very sorry” for any offence caused by his statements
The soul singer Joss Stone says she was at home the day two men were arrested nearby and then charged with plotting to rob and decapitate her. The suspects, Junior Bradshaw and Kevin Liverpool, were arrested in June 2011, close to the singer’s house after suspicious neighbours reported them to police.