Category Archives: UK and EU | #Europe
Chris Robinson Brotherhood Announces Acoustic Trio Show In Germany

Travel complications have forced Chris Robinson Brotherhood to get creative for tonight’s now acoustic show in Hamburg, Germany.

5 facts about cannabis laws in Germany


5 facts about cannabis laws in Germany  Deutsche WelleFull coverage
Liam Gallagher praised for poignant tribute to Manchester attack victims


Ariana Grande was forced to pull out of her scheduled performance on her doctor’s advice

alt-J, The Garage, London, review: Trio prove they're ready for the summer season


The British electro-indie band played a near faultless sell-out intimate gig

Hip-hop suffragettes musical hopes to be a ‘British Hamilton’

Suffrageddon is incomplete, but buoyed producers seek funds to develop show

At the moment, the material only stretches to 12 minutes. But – after a standing ovation at the London Palladium – producers of a fledgling hip-hop musical about the suffragettes are hopeful that it could be a “British Hamilton”.

Last week, singers and musicians performed songs from a planned musical called Suffrageddon at a Guardian Live-supported evening of the popular podcast The Guilty Feminist.

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Sheffield indie band scene isn’t all blokes


Sheffield indie band scene isn’t all blokes  The GuardianFull coverage
President Trump, don't worry about cancelling on us – we didn't want you to come anyway. Yours sincerely, London


I can just imagine Trump surveying the London edition of Monopoly and scattering his counters across the table in fury at the realisation that Mayfair, not Vauxhall, features on the board

A million take to Paris streets for Johnny Hallyday’s funeral


French president makes emotional address calling for ‘people’s tribute’, as singer’s body is driven through capital on final journey

To the blast of electric guitars, the revving of Harley-Davidsons, applause and tears, France bade an emotional farewell to Johnny Hallyday, France’s rock and roll “national hero” on Saturday.

The centre of Paris ground to a halt as the wave of national grief that has overwhelmed the country since news of the death of the singer, known as the French Elvis, at the age of 74 broke early on Wednesday morning.

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High street hopes ‘the Meghan effect’ will sprinkle stardust over brand Britain


The tourism, retail and hotel industries are ready to go into overdrive

Most marriages usually leave a gaping hole in the happy couple’s finances but business leaders are predicting the “Meghan Markle effect” will sprinkle some stardust on “brand Britain” in 2018.

The engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has sent marketers into overdrive with tourism chiefs, retailers and hoteliers optimistic that the high-profile nuptials will be a boon for the economy on what will be the eve of Brexit.

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to Marry in Spring

It’s confirmed: Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle are set to marry. 
The news – which had been widely expected in the…