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Bbc Chief To Explain Queen Gaffe

The BBC's director general Mark Thompson will today give his account of the row over a documentary trailer featuring the Queen.In a meeting with the BBC Trust the corporation's chief will also discuss the first...

By on 18 July 2007

Tv Firm Takes Rap For Queen Gaffe

A TV production company has publicly admitted that it is to blame for the blunder concerning a documentary trailer which falsely appeared to show the Queen storming out of a photo shoot.The acknowledgement from RDF...

By on 17 July 2007

Latitude Revellers Prepare For Fiery Finish

Revellers at Latitude festival will see the Rapture, Jarvis Cocker and Arcade Fire close this year's festival in somewhat damp conditions.Tonight's headliners will close the three-day Suffolk festival after yesterday's pleasant summery conditions were ideally...

By on 15 July 2007

Blur To 'Record Together In September'

Blur could possibly reunite in their original line-up and record together for the first time since 1999.In comments made to the NME, Blur drummer Dave Rowntree said that a period in September has been set...

By on 14 July 2007

May Completes Phd Thesis

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has completed his thesis for a PhD in astronomy - more than 30 years after he started the academic paper. The We Will Rock You star, 59, earned a physics degree...

One Is Not Amused By Photographer

A new BBC documentary has revealed that the Queen walked out of a photo shoot with celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz.The Queen was in the middle of a portrait shoot when Leibovitz suggested that she remove...

By on 12 July 2007

Bbc Schedules Extra News Bulletin

The BBC has scheduled an extra news bulletin as part of new-look weekday evenings on BBC1.As a bridge between the Six O'Clock news and the Ten O'Clock news, an extra bulletin at 20:00 BST will...

By on 11 July 2007

Gogol Bordello Swap T For Set With Madge

New York band Gogol Bordello have decided to swap their slot at T in the Park to appear on stage at Live Earth London with Madonna.The group were scheduled to play at the Scottish festival,...

By on 05 July 2007

Paul Potts To Release Album In 15 Countries

Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts will see his debut album hit the shops in 15 countries, including the US.The opera singer won the ITV1 talent show in June and left the three judges, including...

By on 05 July 2007

May Snubs Diana Concert To Avoid Embarrassment

LATEST: QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has pulled out of performing at Sunday's (01Jul07) Concert For Diana for fear of embarrassing himself. The rocker was due to perform a duet with Joss Stone at the tribute...

Stone Snubbed By May?

JOSS STONE has reportedly been snubbed by former QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY - after the musician pulled out of a duet with the young star to concentrate on his studies. The pair were due to...

Brian May Stunned By Aerosmith Show

AEROSMITH have been given a huge boost by QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY, who is raving about the U.S. rockers on his website. May caught Aerosmith onstage at the Hyde Park Calling festival at the weekend...

May + Rodgers Ready Harmonic New Queen Album

Rock supergroup QUEEN are planning a return to the charts in 2008 after recording nine new songs with singer PAUL RODGERS. The Show Must Go On rockers are said to be delighted with the progress...

Ozzy Named Mojo 'Icon'

Veteran rock star Ozzy Osbourne triumphed at last night's Mojo awards, being crowned icon of the year at the music prize ceremony.Fellow rocker Alice Cooper joined the Black Sabbath vocalist in the line up of...

By on 19 June 2007

Opera Singer Wins Britain's Got Talent

Opera singer Paul Potts has won the final of the variety show Britain's Got Talent.Mr Potts will receive a cheque of 100,000 and the opportunity to perform in front of the Queen at the Royal...

By on 18 June 2007

Rushdie Knighthood Under Attack

Author Sir Salman Rushdie's knighthood has been bitterly condemned by the Iranian government.Foreign ministry spokesperson Mohammad Ali Hosseini said in a press conference that the British government's decision to honour Sir Salman for services to...

By on 18 June 2007

Cute Stakes Upped In Talent Contest

A six-year-old girl's extraordinary cuteness had viewers flocking to vote for her in the third semi-final of Britain's Got Talent.Connie Talbot, so young that her front teeth haven't even grown through yet, impressed the judges...

By on 17 June 2007

Monkey Ventriloquist Through To Talent Final

Ventriloquist Damon Scott and opera singer Paul Potts became the first two people to get through to the final of the ITV1 show Britain's Got Talent.In the first semi-final a public vote cut down the...

By on 15 June 2007

Brand's Brit Gags 'Were Ok'

Complaints made by TV viewers about comments and jokes made by comedian Russell Brand at this year's Brit awards have been dismissed by the industry regulator.Ofcom said that 262 complaints had been received about Brand's...

By on 05 June 2007

Muse Bemused By Roger Taylor's Wembley 'Advice'

Rockers MUSE were left bemused after asking QUEEN's ROGER TAYLOR for tips on playing at famed stadium Wembley - he said the venue was "s**t." The British rock band are playing two dates (16+17Jun07) at...

New Acts Confirmed For Latitude

Charlotte Hatherley has been added to the line-up for the Latitude Festival, playing on the Uncut stage.The former Ash guitarist released her second solo album, The Deep Blue, earlier this year after quitting from her...

By on 31 May 2007

Under Pressure Tops Great Songs On Bad Albums List

QUEEN and DAVID BOWIE's UNDER PRESSURE has topped a new rock magazine list of great tracks on bad albums. Rolling Stone magazine editors asked readers to vote in the quirky online poll last week (ends25May07)...

Knightley Tipped To Play Diana

Actress Keira Knightley has been tipped to play Princess Diana in a movie biopic based on a recent book.Bidding for the rights to Diana and the Paparazzi has been fierce, but Hollywood is apparently united...

By on 29 May 2007

Noel Monkeys Around At 40

Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher received a cheeky gift for his 40th birthday in the shape of a monkey.Rock's elder statesman received a number of outlandish gifts for his birthday, marking another milestone for the guitarist...

By on 29 May 2007

Borat Film 'Just A Joke'

A Kazakhstan beauty queen has said she thinks her fellow Kazakhs should not take offence at the antics of Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat character.Gauhkar Rakhmetalieva, who is this year's Miss Kazakhstan at the Miss Universe...

By on 28 May 2007

Hugh Laurie Awarded Obe

Hugh Laurie, star of the US medical drama House, was awarded an OBE by the Queen yesterday.The 47-year-old actor, a long-standing member of Britain's comedy establishment, was awarded for his services to acting during a...

By on 24 May 2007

Jury Shown Video In Spector Trial

A video of a key witness in the trial of music producer Phil Spector has been shown to the court in Los Angeles.The video of Adrian de Souza, who was Mr Spector's driver, showed the...

By on 23 May 2007

Queen Named Greatest Living Britain

The Queen was named greatest living Briton at the Greatest Britons awards held in London last night.David Beckham was also given a special award recognising his success during a career in the spotlight.Other winners included...

By on 22 May 2007

Victoria Wood Scoops Two Baftas

Comedienne Victoria Wood scooped two prizes at last night's Bafta television awards as she was recognised by the academy for her performance in a serious role for the first time.The 54-year-old star went home with...

By on 21 May 2007

Baftas Pit Gervais Against Merchant

Ricky Gervais is pitted against long-time writing partner Stephen Merchant in the best comedy performance category at tonight's Bafta television awards.The pair, who co-wrote cult comedy drama The Office, have both been nominated for their...

By on 20 May 2007

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