Tight-knit friendship: Fabio Molle and Donal Mc Sharry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fabio Molle started Funky Christmas Jumpers selling Christmas jumpers online, seven years ago. The company now ships to 55 countries and also sells(...)

U2 lead singer Bono arrives for the recording of the Band Aid 30 charity single in west London November today. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters.

Musicians including Bono, Chris Martin, One Direction and Rita Ora have joined forces to record a new version of Band Aid song ‘Do They Know It’s C(...)

The only direction is up: Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles 1:50

You couldn’t possibly have called it. The biggest boyband in the world? If my notes – haphazardly jotted down immediately post-interview – were any(...)

Harry Styles new home in Beverly Hills

There’s a lot to be said for a good manager and a gravity-defying hairstyle, it would seem. One Direction singer Harry Styles’s notorious bad-b(...)

Kate Moss receives the British Male Solo Artist award on behalf of David Bowie at The Brit Awards 2014 at 02 Arena  in London last night. Photograph:  Ian Gavan/Getty Images. 1:48

Indie quartet Arctic Monkeys picked up the coveted best album award and triumphed over boy band One Direction to be named best group, promptin(...)

A model has make-up applied backstage at the Burberry Prorsum autumn/winter 2014 collection in London. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Puzzling isn’t it, what’s happening in Korea? No, sorry, I don’t mean the question of whether the combined might of Paddy Power and Dennis Rodman can (...)

(From left) Nick O’Malley, Alex Turner, Jamie Cook and Matt Helders of Arctic Monkeys who lead the field for this year’s NME Awards with eight nominations. Photograph: PA

Arctic Monkeys lead the field for this year’s NME Awards with eight nominations. The annual music bash sees the Sheffield quartet competing for(...)

 Niall Horan of One Direction Photograph: David Sleator

Co Westmeath’s Niall Horan and the other four members of boy band One Direction had £2.3 million (€2.7 million) in cash at the end of last year, accor(...)

HHH#weeping OMG! OMG! OMG! #Ijustcantstopstaringatthescreen… So excited! Ovaries Ache! The 1D movie is so like the most freaking awesome movie ever! I(...)

Singers Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Niall Horan from One Direction attend the “One Direction This Is Us” world premiere at the Empire Leicester Square this evening. Photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

One Direction’s global dominance spread a little further tonight with the world’s first multinational live premiere of the band’s biopic. The singers (...)