Elton John

 

Black Keys win three at Grammy Awards

Reuters

The Grammy Awards have been bestowed widely as Gotye, fun. and Mumford and Sons took top honours on the music industry's biggest night.

Black Keys win three at Grammy Awards

Non-fiction

Staff Reporter

Jocelyn Newmarch reviews Cordelia Fine's Mind of its Own: How your Brain Distorts and Deceives, while Thomas Burkhalter reviews They F*** You Up: How to Survive Family Life by Oliver James.

Euro 2008: Ready for a football party

Sim Sim Wissgott

Twenty-three days, 16 countries, 31 matches and countless events, concerts and exhibits are sure to keep fans busy during the European football championships in Austria and Switzerland from June 7 to 29. Each of the eight host cities has planned large public viewing areas capable of accommodating tens of thousands of fans.

Summertime -- and after Katrina, life still ain't easy

Staff Reporter

The King of New Orleans, Fats Domino, is one of the few optimistic people in the still devastated city. "Everybody is doing the best they can. I think New Orleans will recover," he says on the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. That is not a view shared by many of the city's 250 000-plus residents still waiting to return to their homes.

Elton John says he owns photo seized by bobbies

Staff Reporter

Elton John confirmed on Wednesday that he owned a photograph of two young girls which was seized by police at a British gallery. Northumbria police said the picture by award-winning American photographer Nan Goldin was taken from the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, north-eastern England.

'We pray God will allow him to use his voice in heaven'

John Hooper

It began with bread. And that is how it ended. Shortly after 4pm, on a sun-filled autumn day, the voices of Luciano Pavarotti and his father, the baker Fernando, "who had a voice perhaps more beautiful than mine" filled the 12th century cathedral of Modena as they sang together Cesar Franck's hymn, Panis Angelicus (Bread of Angels).

UK remembers Princess Diana

Katherine Haddon

Princes William and Harry were to lead tributes on Friday to their late mother, Princess Diana, on the 10th anniversary of her death at a service attended by senior royals and Diana's friends and family. William and Harry, who were just 15 and 12 when their mother died following a high-speed car crash in Paris, have spent months arranging the service.