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SeaWorld is pulling the plug on killer whale shows

SeaWorld has announced a decision to ‘phase out’ orca shows at its flagship San Diego location. The theme park has been the subject of much criticism over the past couple of years for its breeding of captive orcas, and the conditions in which they are kept. Interest in the safety of the iconic black and white …

Agenda November 10, 2015

One Direction face backlash over cancellation

One Direction cancelled a concert in Belfast last night after Liam Payne was taken “suddenly ill”, prompting a social media backlash. A spokeswoman said the 22-year-old was not seriously unwell but that it had prompted the band to pull out of last night’s gig at the SSE Arena. It is the first of three nights …

Music News October 21, 2015

How four words from Harry Styles could take down Seaworld

Sure, powerful documentaries can affect change, but sometimes all you need is need Harry Styles. Seaworld has long been on the receiving end of heavy criticism from animal rights activists who claim that the dolphins, whales and other animals in captivity within the parks are mistreated and kept in unsatisfactory conditions. Interest in the safety …

Virals September 3, 2015

Who would be in your ultimate band?

It’s official: Britain’s ideal supergroup would consist of Freddie Mercury on lead vocals, Brian May on guitar, Sir Paul McCartney on bass, Sir Elton John on piano and Phil Collins on drums, according to a new poll. So no-one younger than 60 (and being dead is no barrier to entry, apparently), no women, and, surprisingly, no Rolling …

Music What's On June 24, 2013

One Direction: How to book tickets for their 2014 tour

One Direction are currently in Spain as part of their world tour, but their loyal fans in the UK and Ireland will soon get the chance to snap up tickets for their 2014 shows. X Factor graduates Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik have enjoyed a phenomenally successful year so far …

Gigs May 23, 2013

NME Awards double for the Rolling Stones – winners in full

The Rolling Stones were double winners at the NME Awards last night, more than 50 years after they first featured in the magazine’s pages. The band – who played a series of 50th anniversary concerts late last year – were named best live band, and their documentary Crossfire Hurricane landed the best film prize. [Rolling …

Music What's On February 28, 2013

6 random objects thrown on stage at gigs

One Direction singer Harry Styles was hit in the groin by a shoe while performing with the band at the SECC in Glasgow last night. His bandmates laughed and joked while Styles lay prone, but the teenager eventually got back to his feet and carried on. It’s not the first object to have been thrown at …

Gigs February 27, 2013

BRIT Awards 2013: An interactive guide to the big winners

There were the expected triumphs (Emeli Sandé‘s double win capping a remarkably successful year for the Scottish singer) and a few surprises (Ben Howard beating more famous names in two categories), but the BRIT Awards failed to serve up any of the controversies for which it used to be known for – apart from Sharon …

Music What's On February 21, 2013