United Kingdom

Jill Serjeant

Elton John blasts 'relentless' character assassination of Harry and Meghan

20 Aug 2019

LOS ANGELES/LONDON Elton John has spoken out in support of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, calling them a down-to-earth and hardworking couple who were being unfairly attacked by the media after they took private jets to stay with him in southern France. | Video

'Creating Woodstock': how festival came together, and almost fell apart

16 Aug 2019

LOS ANGELES Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festival. | Video

How 'Woodstock' movie shaped festival's place in counterculture

13 Aug 2019

LOS ANGELES Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture. | Video

Peace and love? Think AC, brands and working toilets 50 years on from Woodstock

08 Aug 2019

LOS ANGELES Three chaotic days of peace, music, mud and free love helped immortalize the 1969 Woodstock festival as the touchstone of Sixties counterculture.

Woodstock 50 music festival called off due to 'unforeseen setbacks'

31 Jul 2019

LOS ANGELES The troubled Woodstock 50 anniversary music festival planned for August was officially cancelled on Wednesday, with organizers blaming a series of "unforeseen setbacks." | Video

'Four Weddings' gets a reboot, without the floppy-haired British guy

26 Jul 2019

LOS ANGELES Imagine "Four Weddings and a Funeral" without Hugh Grant?

Nike shoes race to $437,500 world record auction price for sneakers

24 Jul 2019

A pair of 1972 running shoes, one of the first pairs made by Nike Inc, sold for $437,500 on Tuesday, shattering the record for a pair of sneakers at public auction. | Video

World News

Trump paints picture of unity at prickly G7 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders and declaring that they "respect" the trade war between Washington and Beijing.