File photo f Gary Glitter, who is to be charged with eight sexual offences relating to girls aged between 12 and 14, the Crown Prosecution Service said. Photograph: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

Former pop star Gary Glitter is to be charged with eight sexual offences involving underage girls, London’s Crown Prosecution Service has announced.G(...)

Who needs a hit album when you have other stuff to flog? Madonna is the biggest earning musician of 2013

MDNA, Madonna’s current album, is the worst selling release in the star’s 30-year career. This despite Madge digging deep into her bag of shock-horror(...)

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The most beautiful song ever written about love and loss is Emmylou Harris’s From Boulder to Birmingham. Written just after the death of her beloved G(...)

Barbara Hewson has caused a controversy over comments in an article about the age of consent

A leading barrister in the UK has called for for the age of consent to be lowered to 13 in an attempt to end the “persecution of old men” such (...)

 Rolf Harris officially unveils his oil portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at The Queen's Gallery in Buckingham Palace in December 2005. Photograph:  Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Rolf Harris was today named as the veteran entertainer who was arrested by police investigating allegations of sexual abuse following the Jimm(...)

 Jimmy Savile photographed in 2009. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

A prominent Australian entertainer has been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences as part of the Jimmy Savile sex abuse investigation, th(...)