Pete Burns

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India Willoughby entering the Celebrity Big Brother House on Tuesday. Photograph:  Tim  Whitby/Getty Images

It’s a new year and even Celebrity Big Brother is trying a bit of self-improvement. It’s not just a place where an ex-Apprentice contestant auditions (...)

Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Simon Le Bon, Roger Taylor and Andy Taylor of Duran Duran performing Girls on Film on Top of the Pops on July 30th, 1981. Photograph:  Michael Putland/Getty Images

Thursday evenings were sacred in our house growing up. It was the night of the week that my mam did the “big shop”. While I was busy attempting to sly(...)

Pete Burns: scabrous and outspoken. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

Before he was a pop star or a regular presence on reality TV, Pete Burns was a clothes designer and the proprietor of a shop in Liverpool’s Casey Stre(...)

Singer and TV star Pete Burns photographed in 2012. File photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Singer and reality TV star Pete Burns has died at the age of 57. The Dead Or Alive singer and Celebrity Big Brother contestant died on Sunday after(...)

They’re indestructible: Spandau Ballet in 1980. Photograph: Virginia Turbett/Redferns

‘The fashion was the best thing about those days,” Martin Kemp says, reflecting on the 1980s. “There were no boundaries. One day you could get dres(...)