Actor/director Steven Berkoff: ‘If there’s anything that the establishment can’t bear, it’s someone who stands out. You could say the same thing about any radical person, starting from Jesus Christ.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“Not many people realise this, but you don’t actually learn anything at art college any more; however, you do have to go there to find that out.” A(...)

Convicted: Adnan Syed. Photograph: serialpodcast.org

What were you doing on October 25th? Can you remember where you went, what you did and who you talked to? Can you give the exact times of everything y(...)

One more time: Midge Ure and Bob Geldof. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

For the past 30 years we’ve been reminded every December that there’s no need to be afraid, that at Christmas time we let in light and we banish shade(...)

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Would you, at any stage today, go into a shop, bar or restaurant, approach someone you didn’t know and call them “a fat, ugly slut”? Or say you hope t(...)

No, these aren’t cast-offs from the band’s 1994 Division Bell album but rather some of the musical ideas from those sessions worked on over the pas(...)

The Spotted Pig in New York’s West Village. The restaurant  has a strict no-bookings policy and has many celebrity fans such as Sarah Jessica Parker, U2 and Matt Damon

Some rock bands want to drink their dinner; others want to order breakfast at midnight; all want a place where they can hang out until late in mellow (...)

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‘When my husband told me the marriage was over my first feeling was relief.” “You can’t blame your ex for everything.” “I love my husband but here’s w(...)

Which would you prefer: Russell Brand banging on about drugs or Roy Keane banging on about headbutting his former team-mate Peter Schmeichel? Photograph: John Giles/PA WIre

Sport is the new show business. Both front and back pages of newspapers here this week were given over to coverage of Roy Keane’s autobiography The(...)

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A selection of old demos, some stretching back to the 1960s, the eighth studio album by one of the voices of Fleetwood Mac is one of the best thing(...)