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Gary Numan on pushing limits of tech in music

The musician, who has a form of autism, is famous for bringing electronic music into the mainstream – using synthesizers on chart-topping hits including Are “Friends” Electric? and Cars in the late 1970s. He explained: “It’s not because I don’t like people – I do. “I don’t socially interact very ...

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Will Meghan join Harry at Invictus Games?

On Friday Harry was in the city meeting with some of the five hundred competitors who have travelled to Canada from 17 different nations to take part in the Paralympic style sports event for those who’ve been physically injured or psychologically affected by their time in the armed forces. Harry ...

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Arnold Yorkshire-negger: Star works out at gym

The actor and former politician trained at the 1-RM training studio in the Yorkshire city as he was visiting for a performance on stage. The 70-year-old seven-time Mr Olympia champion spent an hour at the gym from 10am after his session was arranged by a “friend of a friend”. The ...

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Fifteen to One host William G Stewart dies

A legendary figure in UK television, Stewart was also the producer and director of The Price is Right and Family Fortunes. A representative said in a statement that he had died “peacefully” and “surrounded by his friends and family” on Tuesday morning. Image: Stewart hosting Fifteen to One in 1990. ...

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Lost creator teases Watchmen series

Damon Lindelof, whose previous HBO show The Leftovers wrapped up its final season this year, is already teasing his next project. On Tuesday, the showrunner posted on Instagram a photo of a trophy with the caption “In Gratitude”, the statue given by the government to one of The Watchmen’s heroes, ...

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DiCaprio pledges $20m to tackle climate change

The huge sum will be spread between more than 100 organisations supporting wildlife protection, marine conservation and climate change programmes. It will be the largest amount ever donated by the Oscar-winner’s foundation, which has given out around £60m since its was set up in 1998. “We are proud to support ...

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Sarah Connor will ‘be back’ for Terminator 6

According to The Hollywood Reporter, director James Cameron made the announcement at a private event celebrating the franchise. Cameron announced he was reuniting the first film’s two main actors, Schwarzenegger and Hamilton, in an effort to change the perception of gender roles in action films. “As meaningful as she was ...

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First major Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition in UK

For the first time in the UK, the Barbican’s major retrospective of Jean-Michel Basquiat gives audiences the chance to see his explosive expressionistic style up close. “What’s really amazing to see is the range of people who were inspired by his work,” curator Eleanor Nairne admits. “On one hand you ...

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Tomb Raider: Less sexy, more action – still dull

Action-packed, grittier, darker and featuring a Lara Croft with a lot more clothes on, the remake of the seminal video game shows a heroine that is less willing to seduce her fans. Alicia Vikander takes on the role first brought to the big screen by Angelina Jolie in 2001 and, ...

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Collabro release Irma charity single

The track, titled Lighthouse, will see all proceeds go to the Save The Children Emergency Fund, which helps children affected by war and disasters around the world. The decision to produce the single was made by the band after one of its members, Michael Auger, witnessed hurricane Irma’s destruction first-hand ...

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Learning 9 to 3: Dolly Parton releasing kids’ album

The 14-track record will be titled I Believe In You, and will be released as part of Parton’s non-profit literacy organisation Imagination Library. The 71-year-old singer has said all proceeds from album sales will be used to buy books for children from birth to five years old. Image: Dolly Parton ...

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Could Kingsman star be the next James Bond?

At the London premiere of Kingsman: The Golden Circle, actor Taron Egerton said it would be “amazing” to play James Bond. The 27-year-old star rose to fame playing unlikely spy Gary ‘Eggsy’ Unwin in the first of Matthew Vaughn’s action-packed films, and has since been hailed as a fresh alternative ...

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