The Edinburgh band put the pop into hip-hop and have always avoided the pissed-off persona of the typical hip-hop artist. Despite their showmanship, there’s a serious intent behind many of the songs

In last week’s music media mash-up in Austin, Texas, the big names mingled with the wild, the innocent, the dreamers and the deluded: Here’s 20 of the best


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A series examining attitudes North and South about the future of the island

Inquests into the nightclub fire that led to the deaths of 48 people