Albert King

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Rick Telander on the basketball court at Riis Park in Chicago.

“That’s a question I’ve been struggling with for 45 years,” Rick Telander admits now when asked what he was chasing after that summer, when he appeare(...)

Rory Gallagher died on June 14th, 1995 at the age of 47, as a result of complications following a liver transplant. Photograph: Fin Costello/Redferns

Rory Gallagher was a pioneer who paved the way for other Irish musicians as few in the UK could conceive of an Irish rock outfit when he and Taste beg(...)

 Belgium’s fomer king Albert II (L)  and his daughter Delphine Boel (R). Photograph: Oliver Hoslet/ EPA

King Albert II, who abdicated from the Belgian throne in mysterious circumstances in 2013, has acknowledged having fathered a child during an extramar(...)

 Belgium’s former King Albert II  and his wife Queen Paola   in Luxembourg. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

King Albert II, who abdicated from the Belgian throne six years ago, is to be fined €5,000 for every day that he refuses to undergo a DNA test to disp(...)

Prince Laurent at a military parade to celebrate Belgium’s National Day on  July 21st: is taking legal action over loss of 15 per cent of his annual €307,000 allowance.  Photograph: Julien Warnand

It was not the first time the prince had fallen out with the Belgian government. But Prince Laurent of Belgium, brother of King Phillipe, and reduced (...)

Paddy Harte TD at Leinster House in 1996.

This year marks the centenary of the Armistice and also the 20th anniversary of the Island of Ireland Peace Park in Flanders. From conception to ope(...)

Paddy Harte TD at Leinster House in 1996: the Fine Gael politician  served as minister of state from 1981 to 1982 under Garret FitzGerald

The death has taken place of the former Fine Gael TD Paddy Harte. He was 86. Mr Harte was a Fine Gael TD from 1961 until 1997, representing the Done(...)

DJ Shadow will open the Metropolis Festival at the RDS on November 3. Photograph: Shirlaine Forrest/WireImage

It all started at a Tower of Power concert in 1972, when an embryonic Joshua Davis, later to be known as DJ Shadow, had his first reaction to music. (...)

Stax was the label where William Bell made a name for himself as a soulman. Indeed, you could say that Bell, a soul singer with a warm timbre and a p(...)

A street memorial to victims of Tuesday’s Zaventem airport bombings is seen in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Belgium’s interior and justice ministers offered to resign on Thursday over the failure to track an Islamic State militant expelled twice by Turkey as(...)

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