cab drivers, Taxi drivers, Metropolitan Police and police - Taxi drivers holding an anti-Uber protest in Central London. A series of protest have been held across Europe by traditional taxi services who are angry about the lack of regulation of the cab firm Uber. - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 11th June 2014
Atmosphere and Police - US recording artist Drake arrives at DSTRKT nightclub without Rihanna. The party ended early as fans stormed the club and police attended the scene. Drake was taken out a side door. - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 27th March 2014
The late rocker took his son Jason to the show and then arranged for him to meet his idol - but the encounter almost turned violent after the drummer accidentally stepped on Sting's foot.
Jason Bonham tells Spinner.com, "I thought Sting was the coolest thing in the world.
"He (dad) managed to get me backstage and he threatened to punch Sting. It was hilarious. Dad stepped on his foot and he (Sting) was very cocky back then. He was the new young frontman and had that punk kind of attitude. Dad was probably a dinosaur to him, even at 32.
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Director CORNELIU PORUMBOIU was the toast of the Romanian film industry on Monday (29Mar10) after his movie Police, ADJECTIVE scooped six top honours at the Gopo Awards.
The comedic drama, about a cop who decides not to take action against a youngster caught dealing drugs to his friends, took home the prizes for Best Film, Best Actor for Dragos Bucur and Best Director for Porumboiu.
Police, Adjective, which was a double winner at the Cannes Film Festival in France in 2009, also landed accolades for Best Scenario, Best Supporting Role for Vlad Ivanov and Best Photography.
Other winners at the ceremony in Bucharest included filmmaker Radu Milhaileanu's Le concert, which received awards for Best Costumes and Best Original Music, while Hilda Peter walked away with the Best Actress honour for her role in Katalin Varga.
Continue reading: Porumboiu Rules Romanian Gopo Awards
Celebrities are to blame for Britain's binge-drinking culture, according to Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin.
Examples of "poor behaviour" from celebrities are replicated by the public during birthday parties and stag and hen parties, Mr Martin said in a statement.
Pubs are under pressure from the government to sort out anti-social behaviour caused by drinking.
In a recent review of 24-hour drinking laws, recommendations included stripping pubs and clubs of their licences where rowdy behaviour is not controlled.
Although concern over drinking is right, Mr Martin said, the government crackdown on under 18's drinking in pubs and clubs is unlikely to solve the problem.
"Our view is that the central problems concerning people who misbehave when drinking are cultural ones," Mr Martin added.
"This is demonstrated by examples of poor behaviour by a number of celebrities during the recent televised Brit Awards and by habitual drunken celebrations in the context of sporting events and other occasions, which then receive huge press coverage.
"This sort of behaviour is not a new phenomenon, and is frequently replicated by the general public during birthday parties, stag and hen parties and so on."
Celebrity bad behaviour has been highlighted this week in a report from the UN, which accused the Police of turning a blind eye to the rich and famous who misuse drugs.
According to the report, celebrities can "profoundly" influence attitudes, particularly of young people.
Continue reading: Wetherspoon Chairman: Blame Celebrities For Binge-drinking
Veteran rocker Sting spent the night in one of Germany's most notorious brothels after a Police reunion concert, according to British press reports.
The Roxanne hitmaker was caught leaving the Relax nightclub on Tuesday night (11Sep07) after a concert in Hamburg.
Photographs of the singer leaving the establishment in his silver SUV have surfaced in German national newspaper Bild.
But Sting's publicist insists too much fuss is being made of the star's trip to the sex den.
She says, "Sting and his wife Trudie Styler have always been open about their interest in strip clubs... It is nothing he would be ashamed of."
The writer/star of a Ugandan movie based on a notorious local murder case has disappeared following the premiere of the movie in Kampala, the Kampala Monitor reported today (Tuesday). The newspaper said that Ashraf Simwogerere was last seen at about 10:00 p.m. last Thursday at the National Theatre in Kampala, where the film, Murder in the City, was being screened. When he was called upon to address the audience after the screening, he failed to respond and could not be found. The producer of the film, Ronnie Kyeyune Mayega told Police that he believes that Simwogerere was kidnapped. He said that he received a phone call from a person demanding that if he wanted to see Simwogerere alive, he had to turn over the script to the sequel of the movie. In the film a corrupt government official shoots a woman at the gate of her home, but police arrest her husband instead.
Rocker Sting has blasted modern music makers because they're all "boring".
The former Police frontman has just released an album of medieval loot music because he admits current hitmakers simply don't inspire him anymore.
He explains, "Rock music has come to a standstill, it's not going forward anymore, it only bores me."
South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have won a censorship battle with officials at the MOTION PICTURE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (MPAA) after their new puppet film was slapped with a "ridiculous" NC-17 rating.
Parker reveals the censorship chiefs were most upset with one scene showing two puppets making love and another featuring a puppet likeness of United Nations weapons inspector DR HANS BLIX being eaten alive by North Korean leader KIM JONG-IL's sharks.
Continue reading: South Parks Stars Upset Over Puppet Sex Censorship
Following the unintentional release of information, Sting and wife TRUDIE STYLER have been portrayed as a sex-mad couple who enjoy seven-hour love-making sessions, which the singer admits has caused them untold embarassment.
The former Police frontman explains, "You know the context of that story? Fourteen years ago (90) me and Bob Geldof in a bar, drunk off our a**es, just bulls***ting. I didn't know there was a journalist there, and it went around the world."
Continue reading: Sting's Tantric Sex Rumours Origins
Police guitarist ANDY SUMMERS is convinced the band would garner massive success if Sting would agree to reunite the ROXANNE rockers - and believes the group owe it to their fans.
Summers says, "There were a few years when STEWART (COPELAND, the third Police member) and I thought Sting might be up for it but he's not.
Continue reading: Sting: Police Won't Follow Duran Duran's Example
The wife of Black Sabbath rocker OZZY - who once quipped of his troubles, "It could be worse, I could be Sting" - is preparing for her debut show next month (03), but has already ruled out the former Police frontman and raucous singer and actress Courtney Love as potential guests.
TV bosses claim Sting's wife Trudie Styler is responsible for Sharon's harsh opinion of the singer, but the reasons behind the hostility are unknown.
Continue reading: Sting Snubbed By Osbourne
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