Citizen Khan triggers 185 complaints to BBC

August 30, 2012

The BBC has been blasted for the supposed stereotyping of Muslims in its newly-aired sitcom, Citizen Khan. Britain's biggest broadcaster has thus far received 185 complaints about the show, which had its first episode shown on Monday evening on BBC One. Many claimed that Citizen Khan is a "tasteless depiction of ...

Sony closes Liverpool Wipeout video game studio

August 23, 2012

Sony has closed down one of Britain's oldest video game studios after a review of the operations of the facility. Before closing, Sony Liverpool had around 100 members of staff. It was first opened as Psygnosis in 1984 until the Japanese electronics giant purchased the developer nine years later. Sony Liverpool's early ...

Sir Elton devastated over bass player death

August 16, 2012

Sir Elton John has released a statement that says he is both "devastated and shocked" over the death of his bass player. Robert Wayne Birch, who first started recording and touring with Sir Elton in the early 1990s, died of a single gunshot to the head and was discovered in his ...

Olympic organisers play down Michael and Muse announcements

August 9, 2012

London 2012 officials have refused to confirm separate announcements from George Michael and Muse that revealed they will perform at Sunday's Olympic closing ceremony. Michael used his Twitter account to make his announcement while Muse, the performers of this year's official Olympics track, told NME that they will have an involvement. ...

Jermaine Jackson calls for end to family feud

August 2, 2012

Michael Jackson's brother Jermaine yesterday made calls for his family's internal feud over the estate of the late 'King of Pop' to come to an end. In a statement, Jermaine explained how much soul-searching has lead him to the conclusion that now is the time for love and not war. Seizing ...