Warner Music has acquired David Bowie’s songbook for about €220 million. Photograph:  Martin Rickett

Warner Music has acquired David Bowie’s songbook for about $250 million (€221 million), the latest mega-deal in a frenzy for music copyrights that ha(...)

The introduction of a fabric cover is a controversial development which has split opinion in the hot water bottle community

There is something deeply primal about hot water bottles. But then I’m of a generation that can remember waking up in bed, blankets tucked under chin,(...)

Bruce Springsteen is reported to have sold the  rights to his catalogue to Sony Music in a deal worth about €440 million. Photograph: Ross Marino/Getty Images

Bruce Springsteen has sold his masters and music publishing rights to Sony Music in a deal worth about $500 million (€441.7 million), entertainment pu(...)

Tickets to watch Ireland play the All Blacks start at more than €100. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

With two big draws in sport the week after next in rugby and soccer, don’t expect to come away from either with much change if you are in the market f(...)

Jim Cummings in The Beta Test: ‘This is the third movie that I’ve played a toxically masculine guy having a meltdown in the parking lot’

Jim Cummings came to international prominence with a short film and the most compelling can-do Cinderella story in American cinema, since Kevin Smith (...)

North of England songwriter Sam Fender came along a few years ago not fully formed but bursting at the seams with youthful expression and a relatively(...)

Stevie Van Zandt: ‘I find the world extraordinarily boring. I don’t know how we got this boring, honestly’. Photograph: Monica Schipper/Getty

It is the middle of the 1980s, and Stevie Van Zandt, having departed the E Street Band and left Bruce Springsteen’s side, is pursuing a solo career. H(...)

Novak Djokovic beat Tallon Griekspoor in straight sets in the second round of the US Open. Photograph: Ed Jones/Getty/AFP

On an evening when it seemed nothing could derail Novak Djokovic’s charge towards a record-setting 21st major singles title and the first calendar-yea(...)

 Barack Obama: “Did the world really need Renegades, his duet with Bruce Springsteen?” Photograph:  Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty Images

Jay Gatsby gave big, lavish, new-money parties at his sprawling mansion on the water because he wanted to seem cool. He wanted Daisy to notice him. B(...)

 Laura Kraut, Jessica Springsteen and McLain Ward celebrate winning silver for the USA in the show jumping  team final in Tokyo. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Jessica Springsteen, daughter of singer Bruce Springsteen, made her first Olympics count by bagging a silver medal in the team show jumping on Saturda(...)

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