He was the first Kiwi to record an overseas No 1, gave the world a signature dance move, and mentored a host of successful entertainers. But now pioneering rocker Ray Columbus, best-known for the 60s chart hit She’s a Mod, is terminally ill.
Gwyneth Paltrow once told a friend to perform a sex act instead of getting angry at her partner. The Hollywood actress gave the startling advice
Justin Bieber has compared himself to rapper Jay-Z as he refuses to acknowledge “every speculation” about his life. The 19-year-old star spoke to Teen Vogue about his “crazy year” amid reports of a meltdown
Several years ago, executives with Singapore’s major private banks came to the government with an enviable problem.
Barclays have agreed a new three-year title sponsorship deal with the English Premier League which will be worth around $135million to top-flight clubs. The bank has sponsored the Premier League since 2004 and their current three-year contract, which expires next year, was worth $108m.
Despite his threats of "consequences" and the subsequent beatings and shooting deaths by government agents, the open protests on Iran’s streets by hundreds of thousands of people have dented the shield of invincibility of Iran’s Supreme religious Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, say sources in Iran. Chants of “Death to Khamenei” broke a state-imposed, and a self-imposed absolute prohibition on criticizing a leader believed to be wielding the wisdom and authority of God himself. But right now, the massive network of Iran’s intelligence agents, Revolutionary Guard, paramilitary Basij, and police of all sorts, are cracking down.
Lance Armstrong has undergone successful surgery on the broken collarbone he suffered in a racing accident on Monday. The seven-time Tour de France winner was injured in a crash on stage one of the Tour of Castilla and Leon in Spain.