Following the success of If I Can Dream – Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, producers Nick Patrick and Don Reedman have decided to (...)

Destiny’s Child performing on the eve of George W Bush’s inauguration.  They also sang at his inauguration ceremony on  January 20th, 2001 in Washington, DC. Photograph: David McNew/Newsmakers

Donald Trump must feel like the kid who gets picked last at every schoolyard kickabout. The incoming US president’s team will have wanted his inaugur(...)

George Michael (Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou), singer and songwriter, born June 25th, 1963; died  December 25th, 2016
Obituary: George Michael
  • People
  • December 27, 2016, 17:01

George Michael, who has died aged 53 of heart failure, was Britain’s biggest pop star of the 1980s, first with the pop duo Wham! and then as a solo ar(...)

George Michael performing at the Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium in London. Photograph: PA Wire

George Michael’s music illuminated the corners of his life that that even the tabloid press couldn’t reach. As with many artists with “privacy” issues(...)

George Michael performing at the O2 in Dublin in November, 2011. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

How can we tell the singer from the song? For every outstanding George Michael musical moment, there is a corollary headline in the tabloid press. Th(...)

Bronagh Gallagher speaks to Róisín Ingle on this week’s episode of the Róisín Meets  . .  . podcast.

In the latest episode of the Róisín Meets podcast, Derry-born singer and actor Bronagh Gallagher joined Róisín Ingle to talk about her “monastic” life(...)

Amir Amor (far right) and his bandmates in London band Rudimental

There’s a rich seam of cultural DNA at the heart of the latest chapter in the Guinness Made Of More campaign, fusing the energy of 1930s New York jazz(...)

Colum Eastwood with his daughter Rosa and wife Rachel after he won the SDLP leadership contest. Photograph: Pacemaker Press

Colum Eastwood has a five-months-old baby called Rosa. His wife’s name is Rachael Parkes. Given that he now leads Northern Ireland’s SDLP, a party bor(...)

Dublin Gospel Choir at this year’s Electric Picnic. Photograph: John Soffe

Maybe you have one of those families that has a Christmas sing-song: children dramatically present themselves from behind the sitting-room curtains; (...)

England fans sing their national anthem before the friendly match with the Republic of Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

It’s not often we have England for Sunday lunch, but happily the visitors to the Afifa were impeccably behaved this time, apart from those moments whe(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »