This Roxanne Song Lyric Chat-Up Line Flop Is Yet Another Tinder Fail

The Huffington Post | Becky Barnes | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Comedy

Jolene, Lola, Billie Jean, Caroline... and Roxanne. All examples of girls names that can be related to famous songs. But if you have a name like this,...

This Is What The Grammys Looked Like 10 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

Looking at the list of talent performing at an awards show like the Grammys is a good indicator of who is popular at that time. For example, at the 20...

Sting To Reopen Bataclan Concert Hall One Year After Paris Attacks Left 130 Dead

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.11.2016 | UK

British singer Sting will mark the reopening of the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on Saturday night in a sell-out concert one year after terrorists s...

Royal Ramblings: Stars of the Squared Circle

Danny Stone | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

In less than a year Wardust or as it is now known WWL has been making its mark, emphatically, on the British wrestling scene. In less than a month, th...

Royal Ramblings Meets Ric Flair

Danny Stone | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

He's the stylin', profilin', limousine riding, jet flying, kiss-stealing, wheelin' n' dealin' son of a gun...

Royal Ramblings: The Living Legacy of Sting

Danny Stone | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Mark 23 November 2014 in your calendars as the day WWE made history once again and completed a circle that began with the purchase of WCW. During the Survivor Series Pay-Per-View, the iconic Sting made his debut in a WWE ring and solidified himself legendary status as one of the greatest wrestlers to have ever lived.

'Every Breath You Take' Sung In A Minor Key Is Even Creepier Than The Original

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Comedy

You may remember Chase Holfelder from his brilliant reworking of 'Girls Just Want To Have Fun'. Well, his 'major into minor' series of songs contin...

Sting's Broadway Debut: Working-Class Heroes

Larry Jaffee | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

It's against that backdrop that the former Gordon Sumner delivers a Broadway musical, The Last Ship, which opened Sunday night at the Neil Simon Theater.

Sting Sings Famous Mobile Ringtones, Makes At Least One Of Them Sound Like A Police Song

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Once you've got over the fact that Sting is starting to look a lot like Phil Collins these days, this clip is really a lot of fun. For The Police f...

'There Won't Be Much Money Left Because We're Spending It'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sting has revealed that his children shouldn’t be looking forward to taking on his £180 million fortune after he’s gone, because he and his wife ...

Why Do People Pretend to be Passionate About Things When They're Not?

Shihab S Joi | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shihab S Joi

Reading the gushing eulogies of the likes of Philip Seymour Hoffman and Maya Angelou would make you think the Twitterati had all lost a family member, but really. How many of them had seen or read, let alone had any strong opinion about Capote or I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings?

They Paved Paradise - When Feed Cattle Replaces the Beautiful Amazon Forest

Hannah Gal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Gal

The Rainforest Foundation has always spoken out on behalf of local communities. 'We want to help communities such as the tribes in Cameroon and the Congo, secure the right to manage their own environment, allow them sustainable livelihood within the forest'.

Happy Birthday Sting

Neil Cossar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

I think we forget how good Sting and his mates were. Maybe there wasn't much else in the charts? Let me think, what else did we have in 1980? Well, we started the year with Rupert Holmes singing his Pina Colada song.

Forget Trees - Planting Celebrities Will Save the World

Ben Acheson | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK
Ben Acheson

Despite the laughable hypocrisy, the benefits of celebrity environmentalism are obvious, even when they merely regurgitate inoffensive green buzzwords. They draw attention to unnoticed issues. They mobilise people. When they speak, we listen.

Is 'Magna Carta, Holy Grail' the Future of Music?

James Huyton | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Huyton

Jay Z might well be onto something here, and perhaps he knows it. On his Twitter he talks about the need for some #newrules. For a couple of decades now record companies have been playing catch up to rapidly changing technology. Newspaper and book publishers have both tapped into the smartphone market, is it now the turn of the record labels?

Jason Rebello: The Jazz Sage

Jason Holmes | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

In the late 1980s British jazz boom, classically-trained pianist Rebello made his mark, finding himself in the company of players such as Steve Williamson and Courtney Pine. They and their cohorts redrew the benchmarks of jazz excellence with a virtuosity that silenced lesser players daring to call themselves jazz musicians.

A Jagger, a Wonder or a Sedaka?

David McAlmont | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

The film sidestepped the easy, light viewing sensibility that can bedevil this sort of material, to deliver ninety weighty minutes of insightful statistics, compelling acuity, bitter honesty and some comic relief.

Newcastle Council 100% Art Funding Cut Condemned By Angel Of The North Creator

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | Home

Antony Gormley, the creator of the North East's famous Angel Of The North sculpture, has joined forces with prominent artists and musicians from the r...

I'm a Brummie Banker Chasing My Wrestling Dream

Rockstar Spud | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Sport
Rockstar Spud

Eleven years ago, I made the decision that I wanted to be a professional wrestler like my boyhood hero Hulk Hogan. However unlike Hulk and the other global wrestling superstars of the 1980s and 1990s, I'm just 5'4". I'm 10 stone when my wallet is full. NO CHANCE you are saying?

PICTURES: The 20 Richest Lead Singers In The World

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

A list of the world's richest lead singers has been revealed, with the wealthiest boasting an estimated personal fortune of $795.2 million (£497 mill...

Fields of Gold

Marlon Roudette | Posted 11.04.2012 | Home
Marlon Roudette

Depending on the presenter, journalist or DJ, interview styles can range from the mundane to the outright combative... I started this morning by blurting out to an unsuspecting presenter: "Sting was in my hotel room this morning... I mean hotel LOBBY! Damn it..." Absolutely golden! (fields?)...

Angry Wasps Predicted To Plague Bank Holidaymakers

Ned Simons | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK

Packed beaches and traffic jams won't be the only thing to sting sun-seekers bolting to the countryside this bank holiday weekend, as experts predict ...