UAE PM announces creation of ministers for happiness and tolerance

UAE PM announces creation of ministers for happiness and tolerance

February 9, 2016 - 15:16 AMT  11:16 GMT
Sheikh Mohammed said several ministries would also be merged and unveiled plans to outsource most government services.
Adele named the bestselling artist of 2015

Adele named the bestselling artist of 2015

February 9, 2016 - 15:04 AMT  11:04 GMT
The London singer released her third album '25' on Nov 20 and refused to share it on streaming sites such as Spotify and Apple Music.
Red Hot Chili Peppers cover David Bowie's “Cracked Actor”

Red Hot Chili Peppers cover David Bowie's “Cracked Actor” (video)

 February 9, 2016 - 14:59 AMT  10:59 GMT
The band’s tribute to the Thin White Duke marked the first band’s first time on stage since Bowie’s passing on 10 January.
Swedish prosecutor readies new application to interview Assange

Swedish prosecutor readies new application to interview Assange

February 9, 2016 - 14:56 AMT  10:56 GMT
Last week a United Nations panel report said Julian Assange's period at the embassy amounted to arbitrary detention.
€8mln secured for Paris 2024 Olympics bid

€8mln secured for Paris 2024 Olympics bid

February 9, 2016 - 14:51 AMT  10:51 GMT
The International Olympic Committee will choose the host city in September 2017. Paris last hosted the Olympics in 1924.
Iggy Pop’s new album “Post Pop Depression” could be his last

Iggy Pop’s new album “Post Pop Depression” could be his last

February 9, 2016 - 14:42 AMT  10:42 GMT
"I feel like I’m closing up after this. That’s what I feel. It’s my gut instinct," Iggy Pop said in an interview.
Kurdish forces need short-term emergency fund to fight IS: official

Kurdish forces need short-term emergency fund to fight IS: official

February 9, 2016 - 14:35 AMT  10:35 GMT
“The amount we can generate in Kurdistan region is $500 million. That’s it for everything,” Hemin Hawrami said.
Muse to headline Hungary's Sziget festival

Muse to headline Hungary's Sziget festival

February 9, 2016 - 14:35 AMT  10:35 GMT
David Guetta, The Last Shadow Puppets, The Limineers, Years & Years, and The Neighbourhood were also announced as acts.
Noel Gallagher, Madness, Catfish join epic Y Not Festival line-up

Noel Gallagher, Madness, Catfish join epic Y Not Festival line-up

February 9, 2016 - 14:27 AMT  10:27 GMT
They'll be joined by Swedish punk pin-ups The Hives, Yorkshire's finest The Cribs, Mercury nominees Everything Everything.
Elton John working on The Killers' new album

Elton John working on The Killers' new album (video)

 February 9, 2016 - 14:23 AMT  10:23 GMT
"I'm hoping to go to Vegas and write with Brandon for the new Killers record, I'm leaving today," Elton John said.