Brian May

What Do You Get If You Put Brian May, Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking Together?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Just imagine the conversation around the dinner table when some of the world's most curious brains join forces for the second 'Starmus' Festival, taki...

Clarissa Dickson Wright Dead: Two Fat Ladies Chef Dies Aged 66

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Clarissa Dickson Wright has died aged 66, it was announced on Monday. Dickson Wright passed away on Saturday at Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary, the S...

Badger Culls 'Ineffective' And Causing Suffering, Report Says

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK

Badger culls were "ineffective" and caused far too much suffering of too many animals, an independent study has warned. Research commissioned by th...

VOTE: What Is The Ultimate Queen Song?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Queen are officially the first act to sell six million copies of an album in the UK. Three decades after their 'Greatest Hits' album was released i...

Anti-Vivisectionists Show Hypocrisy in Backing the Badger TB Vaccine

Chris Magee | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Politics
Chris Magee

Perhaps Brian May and Brian Blessed hold more nuanced views on animal research than absolute prohibition, but it is hard to tell when they offer their support to prohibitionist organisations. One thing is for sure: no animal research, no badger vaccine.

Queen To Release Unearthed Track Featuring Freddie Mercury's Vocals?

Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Brian May has sparked speculation that Queen could release a new song featuring the late Freddie Mercury's vocals, after the band unearthed the "magic...

Freddie Mercury Film Lead Actor Confirmed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

'We've found our Freddie," Brian May told HuffPostUK a month ago, and now it's official. 'Skyfall' star Ben Whishaw WILL play flamboyant Queen fro...

Caroline Frost

'We Have Our Freddie,' Says Brian May

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

“We think we have our man,” says Brian May, about the much-speculated identity of the actor to play Freddie Mercury in the forthcoming biopic. ...

Charlotte Meredith

'I'm Not Moving The Goalposts, The Badgers Are Moving The Goalposts'

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The badgers are conspiring against us, according to one government minster. Environmental secretary Owen Paterson has said that "badgers have moved...

Brian May: I Should Have Said Massacre, Not Genocide

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

Brian May has said he doesn't remember using the word "genocide" to describe the badger cull, but has apologised after it was reported he used the lan...

It's Started

Posted 27.08.2013 | UK

The controversial badger cull is underway, farmers have confirmed. The pilot scheme started on Tuesday in west Gloucestershire and west Somerset, w...

Calling All Online Animal Lovers

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

The DEFRA (government's) response we received after collecting 10,000 signatures was so weak, pathetic, spineless, and utterly predictable it didn't even deserve a reply, so basically we need to find another 52,000 animal loving signatures in just 4.5 weeks.

The World's Two Greatest Performers... Together?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Fans of Freddie Mercury, still reeling from the departure of Sacha Baron-Cohen from the film of the showman's life, have at least got something to cel...

David Cameron Vs National Treasures: David Attenborough and Badgers Win Hands Down

Luke Massey | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Massey

Cameron may have realised the depths of his troubles when he found out he wasn't just taking on one national treasure but two. As if badgers weren't beloved enough, Sir David Attenborough has joined a musical supergroup consisting of Brian May, Slash, Shara Nelson and others as they enter the charts this week on an anti-cull ticket.

PICTURES: Badger Cull Protest Led By Brian May

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

Thousands of people decked in black and white clothing have marched on Westminster to call for an end to plans for a badger cull. Rock star Brian May ...

Badger Cull Is 'Untested And Risky'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

Rock star Brian May will lead a rally against planned badger culls, due to begin from this weekend in an effort to tackle bovine TB. The Queen guit...

Badger Cull To Start This Weekend

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

Controversial culling of badgers as part of efforts to tackle TB in cattle goes ahead from this weekend, in the face of protests from animal welfare c...

Kerry Ellis at the London Palladium a Review

Ian Watson | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ian Watson

There's no point pretending that I am unbiased in writing this review because you all know that I have personal connections with some of the people in last night's concert so getting all Shentonesque is pointless.

What Do Lord Justice Leveson And Brian May Have In Common?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Queen guitarist Brian May and Lord Justice Leveson may seem like an unlikely duo but the pair have more in common than just their first name. The s...

Peta Names Its Top Brit

WENN | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Queen rocker Brian May has been honoured for his commitment to animal rights by bosses at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. The guitar...

Brian May Just Had ANOTHER Good Idea...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Brian May already had one good idea, and it seems he may just have had another. The Queen guitarist was in London on Friday, to help launch the eBo...

Richard Benyon's Bad Science - How Data is Ignored by DEFRA

Shaughan Dolan | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Politics
Shaughan Dolan

The Minister for Rural Affairs has had an incredible year for ill thought-out policy u-turns.

INTERVIEW: Patrick Moore, Brian May And Chris Lintott Reveal Their Guide To The Galaxy

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Tech

Best known for presenting The Sky At Night astronomer Patrick Moore has joined forces with none other than Queen guitarist Brian May and his right-han...

'It Would Be A Terrible Mistake'

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK

"If I were a farmer I would be very upset about having to kill my animals prematurely because of a disease that is out of control, but it's not the ba...

'Humans Are Not the Only Important Species on This Planet' - A Q&A With Queen's Brian May

Hannah Gal | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

As his badger cull e-petition reaches the 100,000 signatures milestone and the BBC report a 'reconsideration' of the proposed cull as a result, Brian May's sense of achievement has reached a particularly gratifying personal high.