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Sir Elton John scores first number one in 16 years

Official Charts Company Sir Elton John has topped the UK singles chart for the first time in 16 years with a little help from Dua Lipa, making him the first artist to score ...

Easy On Me: Is Adele’s comeback single a Hit or a Miss?

Simon Emmett After a slow-burning PR campaign, Adele’s first new music in six years has arrived. Easy On Me, a spare and emotional piano ballad, was released at midnight ...

Coldplay: Band ready for backlash over eco-friendly world tour

Coldplay’s next tour will partly be powered by a dancefloor that generates electricity when fans jump up and down, and pedal power at the venues. It’s part ...

Star Trek’s William Shatner blasts into space

Hollywood actor William Shatner has become the oldest person to go to space as he blasted off aboard the Blue Origin sub-orbital capsule. The 90-year-old, who played ...

Strictly Come Dancing: Robert Webb withdraws due to ill health

Guy Levy/BBC Comedian Robert Webb and his dance partner Dianne Buswell are withdrawing from Strictly Come Dancing. Peep Show star Webb, who had open heart surgery two years ...

The Velvet Underground: The band that made an art of being obscure

Apple TV+ A quote often attributed to music producer Brian Eno is: “The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band.” ...

Star Trek’s William Shatner blasts into space on Blue Origin rocket

Blue Origin Hollywood actor William Shatner has become the oldest person to go to space as he blasted off aboard the Blue Origin sub-orbital capsule. The 90-year-old, who ...

Rolling Stones drop Brown Sugar from US tour set list

Getty Images The Rolling Stones have dropped Brown Sugar, one of their biggest hits, from their US tour. It follows unease with the depictions of black women and references ...

Making Superman bisexual is ‘bandwagoning not brave’ – actor Dean Cain

Getty Images Ex-Superman actor Dean Cain has accused DC Comics of jumping on a bandwagon by revealing the latest incarnation of the character will be bisexual. In the next ...

What’s the secret of a great comedy song?

Steve Ullathorne All great comedy has a rhythm. From Eddie Izzard’s surreal flights of fancy to a tightly-paced episode of Friends, there’s a tempo and a structure ...