Eric Wiltsher talks to Sonya Webb about the ins and outs of being a manager for her rock musician husband Ryan Webb.
As the Eve of All Hallows passes and the saints come marching in we re-publish the moving story of how Nick Cave says his son, Arthur, guides him from beyond the grave ..
With sassy, infectious Cuban dance beats and heart-wrenching ballads, Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine were the soundtrack to the 1980s. While their pop songs were in everything from ‘Three Men’ and ‘A Baby (Bad Boy)’ to ‘Top Gun (Hot Summer Nights)’ and ‘Stakeout (Rhythm Is Gonna Get You)’, women […]
SAM QURESHI is an alto saxophonist and a tireless exponent of jazz, mod bossa and Latin soul. Now he has captured the history of his passion on film. Sam was born in Pakistan, spent his formative years in Birmingham – then moved to Manchester where he started to make his […]
A 93-year-old surgeon who has devoted 71 years of his life to the National Health Service, says he’s going to carry on. Being one of the longest-serving medical professionals in the United Kingdom, Professor Harold Ellis admits he has witnessed a lot of changes in the healthcare sector. “There’s been […]
Our columnist Martin Dook Ward doesn’t pull any punches as he tells the story of a Northern ‘hardman’ who is about to begin a campaign demanding respect for all… Recently I did something I don’t usually do. I went to a coffee shop and sat there reading the Daily Mail […]
As a 23-year-old with an obsession with vanilla lattes, eyeliner, books and band t-shirts, I’ve had to work hard to develop any sort of money-saving skills. Thursdays after work used to be spent strolling around my local shopping centre on its late night evening with my friends, buying hair products, […]
Another father killed himself just hours after it was revealed that a group of MPs told the Prime Minister that the UK’s justice system is being used ‘as a weapon to traumatise people’. But Theresa May insisted that a public inquiry was not needed. She said: “The Ministry of Justice […]
A leading group campaigning against what are increasingly being seen as the ‘horrors’ of the family courts system say they would rather face Jeremy Kyle than the UK’s judiciary. The group’s statement follows the death of a Kyle Show guest who is believed to have taken his own life after […]
A reader has shared this letter with the consumerwatchfoundation, describing the heartbreak and loss caused to his daughter and himself by parental alienation. His daughter is in her early twenties now and they had lived within a few miles of each other throughout her life… despite this they didn’t see […]