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Doherty Charges Dropped Due To 'Insufficient Evidence'

LATEST: Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY had robbery and blackmail charges against him dropped due to "insufficient evidence for a realistic chance of prosecution". The former THE LIBERTINES star, who now fronts BABYSHAMBLES, faced a...

Doherty Blasts Police 'Vendetta'

Convicted burglar and drug addict PETE DOHERTY has accused police of "waging a vendetta" against him in a bid to land him in prison. The ex-LIBERTINES rocker - who was imprisoned in 2003 for...

Barat Turns To The Familiar

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT has recruited a familiar face to help him launch his new group - former bandmate GARY POWELL. Just months after he split the band to go solo, Barat has...

Libertine Sits In Red Chair For Charity

Former LIBERTINES frontman CARL BARAT has joined legendary rockers BRYAN FERRY and MICK JONES in supporting British charity SHELTER's Million Children Campaign. The CAN'T STAND ME NOW singer is the latest in a succession...

Bez Blasts The Libertines

HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ has slammed British rockers THE LIBERTINES for handing their troubled former frontman PETE DOHERTY over to the police when he robbed bandmate CARL BARAT's flat in 2003. Bez, who recently...

Barat Launches Solo Career

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT's bid for solo success has been dealt a major boost after MERCURY RECORDS signed him to their VERTIGO imprint. The CAN'T STAND ME NOW singer - who famously kicked...

Libertine Sad To Miss Out On Doherty Reunion

THE LIBERTINES frontman CARL BARAT understands why former bandmate PETE DOHERTY snubbed a potential reunion at last night's (18FEB05) NME AWARDS in London - he is overcoming his demons. Doherty was dumped from The...

Doherty Arrested For Assault

Troubled English rocker PETE DOHERTY has been arrested on suspicion of assault and theft. The former LIBERTINE, who has been dating supermodel KATE MOSS since last month (JAN05), remains in police custody today (03FEB05),...

Barat Plans Stalled By Tumour Operation

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT's plans to launch a solo project have hit an early obstacle - he urgently needs an operation to remove a tumour. The CAN'T STAND ME NOW singer faces surgery...

Barat's Challenge To Libertines Fans

Former LIBERTINES star CARL BARAT has challenged fans of the band to take over where they left off. The hugely popular group hung up their instruments last month (DEC04) after an eventful year, marked...

Libertines' Tribute To Doherty

THE LIBERTINES played their final gig outside Britain to avoid hurting former bandmate PETE DOHERTY's feelings. Doherty was forced to quit the band last May (04) after failing to kick his addictions to...

Barat Plans To Contact Doherty

THE LIBERTINES singer CARL BARAT plans to get in touch with estranged bandmate PETE DOHERTY, following the group's split last month (DEC04). The pair have barely spoken since Doherty quit the group last May...

Doherty In Writing Dispute With Libertines

LATEST: Former LIBERTINES singer PETE DOHERTY has called in his lawyers in a dispute over writing credits for their most recent album. The troubled rocker, who was ousted from the British band in May...

Doherty: 'I'll Return To The Libertines If I'm Asked'

Estranged THE LIBERTINES frontman PETE DOHERTY has appealed on British television to be allowed to return to the band. The singer - who was forced to quit the group in May (04) after failing...

Keane's Oxley: 'Libertines Are Middle-class Liars'

KEANE star TIM RICE-OXLEY has accused THE LIBERTINES of lying about their "rough background" to improve their rock and roll image. The BEDSHAPED pianist and his bandmate TOM CHAPLIN went drinking with Libertines stars...

The Libertines Will Never Tour Again

British rockers THE LIBERTINES shocked fans in France on Saturday night (18DEC04) by announcing they will never tour again - moments after PJ HARVEY revealed she is also quitting the music industry. The CAN'T...

Barat Plays Gig With New Band

THE LIBERTINES frontman CARL BARAT has formed a supergroup with members of PRIMAL SCREAM, THE CHARLATANS and RAZORLIGHT, fuelling speculation he is preparing to disband The Libertines. THE CHAVS feature Barat, Primal Scream keyboardist...

Doherty: 'Libertines Didn't Credit My Songs'

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has accused his former band THE LIBERTINES of failing to credit his work on their latest album. Doherty - who has resumed his music career in new group BABYSHAMBLES -...

Drug Charity Challenges Doherty's Cool Status

A leading drug charity has hit out at a British music publication's decision to name addict rocker PETE DOHERTY the Cool Icon of 2004. The former LIBERTINES frontman - who left the band after...

Nme Magazine Accused Of Glamorising Drug Abuse

Editors of British magazine NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS (NME) have been accused of glamorising drug abuse by naming troubled cocaine and heroin addict PETE DOHERTY its "Cool Icon" of 2004. Drugs charities ADDACTION and DRUGSCOPE...

The Libertines To Split Up?

British rockers THE LIBERTINES are allegedly splitting up because frontman CARL BARAT is determined to quit the music industry. The CAN'T STAND ME NOW band lost their previous singer PETE DOHERTY earlier this year...

Barat's Surgery Forces Libertines To Rest

British rockers THE LIBERTINES have cancelled all live gigs from the end of 2004, so frontman CARL BARAT can undergo surgery. The band have been busy touring since PETE DOHERTY left the band in...

Libertines Shut Out Doherty

Ousted LIBERTINES rocker PETE DOHERTY has ruled out an imminent return to the group, because none of his former bandmates will talk to him. The troubled star was dropped from the line-up earlier this...

Doherty Attacks Barat In New Song

Troubled LIBERTINES rocker PETE DOHERTY has sparked fears his hiatus from the band is permanent - by blasting his bandmate CARL BARAT in a new song. The charismatic frontman - who was kicked out...

Oasis' Poor Summer

OASIS' performance at the GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL was so poor, rock fans have voted them the worst band of the festival season. The band were slammed after previewing new material during their set at the...

Doherty's Home Rehab

Former LIBERTINES rocker PETE DOHERTY has moved in with his parents in a last ditch effort to quit drugs. The singer was forced to quit the band after several stints in rehab in Britain...

Doherty Avoids Jail

Troubled LIBERTINES frontman PETE DOHERTY has escaped jail after admitting possession of a four-inch flick knife. The CAN'T STAND ME NOW singer - who was suspended from the band because of his drug addiction...

Doherty To Face Court Today

Estranged LIBERTINES frontman PETE DOHERTY will go to court today (01SEP04) - and may be jailed for possessing a flick knife. The CAN'T STAND ME NOW singer - who was thrown out of the...

Libertines Festival Reunion Refused

Former LIBERTINES guitarist PETE DOHERTY had his plans for a dramatic stage reunion at England's READING FESTIVAL brought to a halt - when he was refused entry backstage. The rocker - who was chucked...

Libertines Make Waves Stateside Without Doherty

British rockers THE LIBERTINES are taking America by storm - without troubled frontman PETE DOHERTY. The singer, who is fighting drug problems at home in London, left the group to seek counselling earlier this...

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