Michael Eavis

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Oxfam is struggling to stem an exodus of support after the ‘Times’ newspaper alleged it had concealed findings from an inquiry into the behaviour of several staff members. File photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The former Oxfam official at the centre of a sex scandal surrounding the charity has denied paying for prostitutes when he was country director in Hai(...)

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (left)  with Glastonbury festival founder Michael Eavis on the Pyramid Stage  on Worthy Farm near the village of Pilton in Somerset, southwest England,  June 24th, 2017. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn spoke of his hopes for an end to people living on “the margins of society, euphemistically known as the Fourth World” in a speech focuse(...)

Paddy Bloomer in the Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, with his Personal Deployable Crannog. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Artist and inventor Paddy Bloomer has a genius for transforming seemingly random junk into strange, witty creations – “mechanical curiosities and impr(...)

The sun sets over Worthy Farm in Somerset as music fans start to arrive for the Glastonbury Festival. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Can a Glastonbury away from Worthy Farm truly be Glastonbury? We may find out in 2019 after founder Michael Eavis this week revealed his team is plan(...)

 Chris Martin and Coldplay perform on the Pyramid Stage during the Sunday night of Glastonbury. Photograph: Andrew Cowie/EPA

The exodus has begun as campers make their way home from the Glastonbury Festival, leaving behind tonnes of debris. A major clean-up operation is und(...)

Revellers carry their belongings as they arrive at Worthy Farm in Somerset for the Glastonbury Festival  on June 22nd, 2016. Photograph: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters

Glastonbury festival-goers will be glad to hear that the sun is predicted to come out on Thursday after arriving to a mud bath the day before as rain (...)

Dara Kilkenny of the British and Irish Modern Music Institute in Dublin: “It’s important to be creative and an artist, but you also need to eat and have a roof over your head.” Photograph: Ruth Medjber

The inner-city community of the Liberties’ in Dublin 8 has been sharing its streets, shops and flats with art students ever since NCAD set up in Th(...)

Even the star-wattage of Bono on the final discussion panel was not quite enough to deliver an exciting climax to proceedings.  Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images

After three days of talks, panels and discussions spread all over the RDS complex, it was hardly surprising that most people attending the Web Summit (...)

Paddy Cosgrave: “Most tech conferences can be a bit stale, but we try to inject a bit of fun into the technology conference.”

The final morning of the Web Summit saw hordes of attendees, many visibly weary from Wednesday’s Night Summit events, file back in to the RDS for the (...)

This big: James Hetfield

Metallica will open their headlining slot at the Glastonbury festival in two weeks’ time with a cover of Oasis’s Wonderwall. It’s a neat move, repl(...)

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