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Singer Bill Withers dies aged 81 from heart complications

Singer Bill Withers dies aged 81 from heart complications

1 day ago   |   Metro   |   6 articles

Music icon Bill Withers has died aged 81 US singer-songwriter Bill Withers, whose hits include Lean On Me, has died at the age of 81. The performer, who also sings Lovely Day...
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Take a look at the beautiful relaunch of our sister site, Pocket Tactics

Take a look at the beautiful relaunch of our sister site, Pocket Tactics

1 day ago   |   PCGamesN

Pocket Tactics was already the world's best mobile gaming destination - and it just got even better. Our sister site has just relaunched, boasting a fresh design and a...
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Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 3 April

Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 3 April

1 day ago   |   Dezeen

Daily coronavirus briefing: today's architecture and design coronavirus briefing includes a colourful message of thanks designed by Morag Myerscough, a social distancing-market...
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How Adam Schlesinger achieved pop perfection with That Thing You Do

How Adam Schlesinger achieved pop perfection with That Thing You Do

1 day ago   |   Little White Lies

The sad news of Adam Schlesinger's death due to coronavirus-related complications had fans everywhere humming ‘Stacy's Mom' in a low and sombre key. But the Fountains of Wayne...
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Our travel editor on why you shouldn't cancel your holiday

1 day ago   |   House & Garden

As our new Hotels by Design supplement hits the newsstands, our travel editor Pamela Goodman reflects on coronavirus' impact on the travel industry, and what we should be...
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Bentley reveals customisation options for £1.5m Mulliner Bacalar

Bentley reveals customisation options for £1.5m Mulliner Bacalar

1 day ago   |   Autocar   |   2 articles

Two-seat, 650bhp Bacalar can cover 0-60mph in 3.5sec Just 12 examples of the open-cockpit grand tourer will be made and are already allocated to customers The Bentley Mulliner...
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2020 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer drops disguise in new images

2020 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer drops disguise in new images

1 day ago   |   Autocar

BMW will renew its Mercedes B-Class rival after revealing new two-door and four-door 2 Series coupé models The next-generation BMW 2 Series Active Tourer has been photographed...
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Head teachers across Merseyside support new children's magazine

1 day ago   |   Culture Liverpool

The magazine is being compiled by former Marvel Comics editor Tim Quinn who said: “We are looking for new cartoonists and journalists from schools across the region. Their work...
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Trump team reaches into presidential history for a historic crisis

1 day ago   |   Politico

When the avian flu first spread to pockets of Southeast Asia in 2005, President George W. Bush reassured Americans he would be prepared if the viral infection reached the...
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How to watch the National Theatre's free live screenings online

How to watch the National Theatre's free live screenings online

1 day ago   |   Radio Times

Quick question: fancy a trip to some of the UK's top theatre shows without the cost, the annoying tall person sitting in front and without actually leaving the house at all?...
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Katy Perry reveals she's having baby girl with Orlando Bloom in adorable...

Katy Perry reveals she's having baby girl with Orlando Bloom in adorable gender reveal snap

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are expecting a baby girl together Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are expecting a baby girl together. The Roar singer, 35, announced her pregnancy... Read more ...

Bill Withers dead: Lean On Me, Lovely Day singer passes away at 81

Bill Withers dead: Lean On Me, Lovely Day singer passes away at 81

The three-time Grammy Award winner, who withdrew from making music in the mid-1980s, died on Monday in Los Angeles. Read more ...

Bentley reveals customisation options for £1.5m Mulliner Bacalar

Bentley reveals customisation options for £1.5m Mulliner Bacalar

Two-seat, 650bhp Bacalar can cover 0-60mph in 3.5sec Just 12 examples of the open-cockpit grand tourer will be made and are already allocated to customers The Bentley Mulliner... Read more ...

Lindsay Lohan promotes her new single Back To Me as she isolates from home...

Lindsay Lohan promotes her new single Back To Me as she isolates from home amid Covid-19 pandemic

Her first new music in 15 Her new song, single Back To Me, drops Friday. And one day prior to release, Lindsay Lohan took to her Instagram to promote the tune while she... Read more ...

John Mayer breaks his silence on ex-girlfriend Jessica Simpson's memoir...

John Mayer breaks his silence on ex-girlfriend Jessica Simpson's memoir during WWHL appearance

John Mayer's ex-girlfriend Jessica Simpson said in her memoir Open Book that a therapist once suggested that John Mayer 'probably never loved her' and was just 'obsessed with her.' Read more ...

Delight for cultural venues after award of LEP grants

Delight for cultural venues after award of LEP grants

Two cultural venues are celebrating after New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership awarded each of them grants of around £225,000 towards redevelopment projects. News of the... Read more ...

Best iPhone XR cases 2020: Protect your new Apple device

Best iPhone XR cases 2020: Protect your new Apple device

The iPhone XR isn't quite a spring chicken any more - it now sits below the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models in Apple's lineup. It's still stationed above the iPhone 8 and 8... Read more ...

Best Lego sets 2020: the finest new builds, from Stranger Things to Batmobiles

Best Lego sets 2020: the finest new builds, from Stranger Things to Batmobiles

Quarantine life is hard: you need a new project, but one that feels fun, achievable and satisfyingly nerdy. Enter the best Lego sets, which we've handily collected in one... Read more ...

New book by Huntly writer highlights the Scottish Radical Rising of 1820

New book by Huntly writer highlights the Scottish Radical Rising of 1820

It sounds like a chapter from the French Revolution, but it happened in Scotland and led to civil insurrection, executions and protesters being transported to Australia. A new... Read more ...

Music student to debut song composed with Dementia NI during online concert

Music student to debut song composed with Dementia NI during online concert

A music student is set to stage a special online concert today to help lift the spirits of those living with dementia who are in self-isolation due to Covid-19. Read more ...