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Beatles End Apple Dispute

THE BEATLES have reached an agreement with technology giant Apple, ending a 25-year dispute over the use of the Apple name. Apple Inc will now assume full control of the Apple brand, but they have...

Apple Resolves Beatles Dispute

Apple has resolved its multimillion pound trademark battle with the Beatles' record company, Apple Corps.A statement issued on Apple's website revealed that the two parties have "entered into a new agreement" replacing their previous arrangement,...

By on 05 February 2007

Starr Splits With Band

Former THE BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR has quit his band THE ROUNDHEADS. The WE ALL LIVE IN A YELLOW SUBMARINE hitmaker formed the band in 1998 with guitarist pal MARK HUDSON, but has decided his...

Sgt Pepper Photographer: 'Hitler Is On Album Cover'

SIR PETER BLAKE has revealed ADOLF HITLER is featured on his iconic cover shot for the BEATLES' SGT PEPPER album. JOHN LENNON's request to place Hitler on the cover alongside famous faces like BOB DYLAN...

Mills Dropped By Animal Charity To Appease Mccartney's Daughter

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS has reportedly been dropped by animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to safeguard future support from the former BEATLE's daughter MARY. Photographer Mary...

Beatles Designer Slams Apple Attitude

The designer of THE BEATLES' SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND album has slammed record company Apple for denying him copyright of the infamous image. SIR PETER BLAKE was paid GBP200 ($390) for his iconic...

Ringo To Tempt Oasis To The Brits

Oasis are being courted to make an appearance at the Brits, with a lifetime achievement award from one of their biggest heroes being used as bait.Reports claim the organisers of British music's showpiece event have...

By on 02 February 2007

Sir George Martin: 'Beatles At The Beginning Were Crap'

SIR GEORGE MARTIN thought THE BEATLES were "awful" and "crap" when he first heard them perform. The legendary performer - later dubbed 'The Fifth Beatle' - auditioned the Fab Four after they had been rejected...

Beach Boy Brian Calls On Sir George Martin

THE BEACH BOYS songwriter BRIAN WILSON has reportedly asked THE BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN to remix some of his former band's classic songs. Martin and his son GILES recently re-worked a number of Beatles...

Borat Makes Britain's Most Influential Top 20

Borat creator Sacha Baron Cohen has been named as one of the 20 most influential people in Britain.The comic behind his famous Kazakhstani alter ego is 19th on GQ's annual list of the 100 most...

By on 29 January 2007

Akon + Eminem Top Euro Singles Chart

AKON's collaboration with EMINEM has knocked NELLY FURTADO off the top of the European singles chart after spending weeks moving around the top five. The rappers' SMACK THAT jumps four places to number one, while...

Lennon To Be Used As Tourist Trap

JOHN LENNON's childhood holidays in Scotland are being officially promoted to attract tourists to the Scottish Highlands. The late BEATLE was making plans to buy a Highland estate when he was shot dead aged 40...

Mccartney And Mills: 'No Divorce Settlement Yet'

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS has denied reports she's agreed to a GBP32 million ($63 million) divorce settlement with the former BEATLE. British newspaper News Of The World claimed yesterday (21JAN07) MCCartney...

Beatles Fans Campaign For Starr Knighthood

Fans of RINGO STARR have launched an internet campaign calling for the former BEATLES drummer to receive a knighthood. An e-petition containing 1,500 names has been sent to the 10 Downing Street website of British...

Mccartney 'Settles' Divorce

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has reportedly agreed to a GBP32 million ($63 million) divorce settlement with his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS, after a bitter six month battle over the former BEATLE's vast fortune. MCCartney split...

Mccartney To Keep 'Illegal' Cabin

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has been allowed to keep a wildlife-watching pavilion in the grounds of his East Sussex home, despite flouting strict planning permission laws. Officials on England's Rother District Council yesterday (18JAN06) gave their...

Babyshambles Tie Up Longterm Parlophone Deal

PETE DOHERTY's band BABYSHAMBLES have landed a longterm deal with the Parlophone record label following the success of their THE BLINDING EP last year (06). Bosses at the British record company, which signed THE BEATLES...

Mccartney To Reveal All On New Album

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is planning to lay bare his feelings about his bitter divorce battle with HEATHER MILLS on his next studio album. The former BEATLE split from his second wife Mills in May last...

Harrison Lyrics Fetch $300,000

LATEST: Lyrics handwritten by GEORGE HARRISON for his BEATLES hit WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS sold for $300,000 (GBP152,000) at an auction in Arizona yesterday (15JAN06). The song, written and recorded in 1968, reveals the...

Sir Paul Agrees To Pay Heather's Rent

As the SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and HEATHER MILLS divorce saga continues, it seems Heather has won the first round after Sir Paul agreed to pay her rent of 2,000 a week.Recent reports in the Mirror...

By on 15 January 2007

Furtado Topples Take That In Euro Singles Chart

NELLY FURTADO has ended TAKE THAT's reign at the top of the European singles chart, after her ALL GOOD THINGS climbed a place to steal the number one spot. The British boy band's PATIENCE drops...

Mccartneys' Tv Battle

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS are reportedly set to appear on rival reality TV shows in the US. The former BEATLE is said to have been asked to be a judge...

Driver's Yoko 'Blackmail' Letter Heard In Court

LATEST: YOKO ONO's former driver was not trying to blackmail the widow of JOHN LENNON but was seeking compensation for years of sexual harassment when he asked for $2 million (GBP1.03 million), according to court...

Harrison Lyrics Up For Auction

Lyrics handwritten by GEORGE HARRISON for his BEATLES hit WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS are expected to raise $400,000 (GBP205,000) at an auction in Arizona this month (15JAN07). The song, written and recorded in 1968,...

Tyler Gets Mccartney Thumbs-up In Toilet

AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER will never forget his first meeting with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY because the former BEATLE gave him his famous thumbs-up greeting in a men's toilet. Tyler and MCCartney first met in the...

Take That And The Beatles Continue To Rule Euro Charts

Reformed boy band TAKE THAT continue to dominate the European singles chart with their comeback release PATIENCE, keeping NELLY FURTADO at bay. Furtado's ALL GOOD THINGS is at number two, while AKON FEAT EMINEM's SMACK...

Imagine Tops Best Song List

JOHN LENNON's hit IMAGINE has topped a new magazine poll to find the best 99 songs ever written. The 1971 peace anthem beat HOAGY CARMICHAEL's standard STARDUST and MARVIN GAYE's WHAT'S GOING ON to claim...

Mills Plotting New Career As Online Businesswoman

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS is planning to launch an online health and beauty business later this year (07). Mills, currently embroiled in a bitter divorce battle with the former BEATLE, will offer...

Sgt Pepper's Voted Best Album Sleeve

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has the best album sleeve of all time, according to a new poll. The Fab Four's 1967 album cover beat out competition from the artwork of...

Mills Accused Of Coffee Shop Assault

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS will be quizzed by police after allegedly kicking a woman in a London coffee shop when she spotted her taking photos. Amputee Mills, who is preparing for a...

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