Jack Bruce: composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist has died of liver disease, aged 71. Photograph: Joel Ryan/PA Wire

Jack Bruce, who became famous in the 1960s as the bassist and lead vocalist for the hugely successful rock group Cream, and whose adventurous approac(...)

It’s human nature to change your mind, but when that mind belongs to a musician, such changes can be viewed as whimsical, petulant, capricious or phar(...)

Eddie Vedder: letter man. (Photo: Getty Images)

Eddie Vedder, Rihanna, Neil Young and Roger Waters have all have had something to say of late about the living hell that is the Israel/Hamas conflict.(...)

Jim Brown: “If you look at the banking market [in the Republic], it’s very clear that there’s the two pillar banks and there’s us. What we’re looking to do is to become a more compelling choice in the market.” Photograph: David Sleator

Jim Brown is a glass half full type of chap, which is just as well when you’re the chief executive of Ulster Bank. He admits to having “(...)

Israeli soldiers arrest two Palestinian boys during clashes after Palestinians reportedly tried to reach Al tour area for a snowball fight near the Jewish settlement of Brakha, near Nablus, West Bank, last week. Seven Palestinians were reportedly arrested and five wounded. Phorograph: EPA/Alaa Badarneh
US academics back Israel boycott
  • US
  • December 17, 2013, 20:20

A prestigious US academic body has joined a growing movement to boycott Israel in protest at its treatment of Palestinians, in a move both welcomed an(...)

Ireland make their way out to face Samoa last weekend at the Aviva Stadium.

The Aviva Stadium faces its most demanding challenge over the coming days.Croke Park did it this month in 2009, providing the canvas for Thierry Henry(...)

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers at the start of  their European tour at the O2 last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Music promoter Peter Aiken has revealed that he plans to release a classic Live in the Marquee album next year to mark the 10th anniversary of the con(...)

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, who play Dublin's O2 on Saturday, June 8th

Another year, another traipse around the larger venues to see performers who could, if they wished, travel around for free on public transport inst(...)