Search for Cliff Richard and
    1. Off Message

      November 17, 2014

      This is the quintessential face of Ukip

      And doesn’t he have a lovely moustache: The image is produced by YouGov, a polling and market research company. Using its...

    2. August 7, 2014

      UK celebrities urge Scots to stay together

      Sir Mick Jagger, Stephen Hawking, Dame Judy Dench and Simon Cowell are among 200 people who have signed an open letter from...

    1. July 19, 2013

      Eurozone assets head off on summer rally

      Maybe, like Cliff Richard, eurozone policy makers will this year be able to go on a summer holiday with “no more worries for...

    2. June 28, 2013

      In command of the QE2

      Sir David Tang, entrepreneur and founder of ICorrect, offers advice on questions about property, interiors – and modern...

    3. June 8, 2013

      Copyright: Legislation offers protective hand to design talent

      Theo Fennell, the British jeweller, says he feels like Cliff Richard, the veteran British pop singer. He is referring to UK...

    4. The World

      May 28, 2013

      French lessons in Korean pop

      France’s cultural commissars should hop on a plane and visit South Korea. Any fatalism about the relentless march of...

    5. December 14, 2012

      Have an indie little Christmas

      Whether you’re religious or not, Christmas involves the renewal of tradition. Ever since Bing Crosby first crooned about the...

    6. September 21, 2012

      Universal Music – out of tune

      Like parties to a messy divorce, Universal Music and the European Commission have been arguing about the record collection....

    7. August 1, 2012

      A closing ceremony to restore the nation

      Few are aware that the uplifting and moving spectacle of the London 2012 opening ceremony is only the first instalment of a...

    8. February 24, 2012

      Johnny Hallyday: Jamais Seul

      While England’s Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, was the least convincing rebel ever to affect a sneer, his counterpart over...

    9. December 6, 2011

      Paul McCartney, O2 Arena, London

      Paul McCartney hit the nail on the head when he sang, “You say goodbye, I say hello,” on his opening number, The Beatles’...

    10. October 8, 2011

      Cliff Richard: Soulicious

      On the eve of his 71st birthday, Cliff Richard is saddling up for another tilt at cracking the US, which has proved...

    11. Brussels Blog

      September 12, 2011

      How to Rock (and Roll) the EU legislative process

      Brussels has a mysterious way of letting legislative proposals get stuck in the institutional mire – look at the single EU...

    12. August 26, 2011

      Summer quiz

      Round One Been on your holidays yet? 1. What won the 1942 Oscar for Best Song – after appearing in the film Holiday Inn? 2....

    13. July 4, 2011

      Opposition triumphs in Mexican state polls

      Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) bulldozed its way to victory in three state elections on Sunday, paving the...

    14. Westminster Blog

      September 2, 2010

      Some names that are not in the index of Tony Blair's book

      Here are just a few omissions from A Journey which spring to mind. 1] Cliff Richard No mention of how the pop singer lent...

    15. April 12, 2010

      Popcorn

      Popcorn: Fifty Years of Rock ‘n’ Roll Movies By Garry Mulholland Orion £16.99, 425 pages FT Bookshop price: £13.59For...

    16. September 30, 2009

      Cliff Richard and The Shadows

      "People forget that we were a rock 'n' roll band. And we still are," Cliff Richard said. Then he laughed manically and bit...

    17. September 29, 2009

      Cliff Richard and The Shadows, O2 Arena, London

      “People forget that we were a rock ’n’ roll band. And we still are,” Cliff Richard said. Then he laughed manically and bit...

    18. May 19, 2009

      Putting on a show

      Reflecting the bright mood of the event were celebrities Cilla Black and Sir Cliff Richard, both looking rather orange. The...

    19. April 24, 2009

      MEPs back extension of music rights

      Performers and record producers could enjoy increased royalties after European lawmakers yesterday voted in favour of an...

    20. April 4, 2009

      Rock music moves into spirituality

      Britain is not a secular society but is “uncomfortably haunted by religion”, the archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams,...

    21. April 4, 2009

      Rock of ages

      Britain is not a secular society but is "uncomfortably haunted by religion", the archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams,...

    22. March 14, 2009

      TV choice: Neville Hawcock

      Capitalism has lost its shine of late - could it be time to give communism another chance? Probably not, if Saturday's The...

    23. August 16, 2008

      TV choice - Martin Hoyle

      As ever, British Eurosport is the channel for wall-to-wall Olympics, or themes related thereto, from 6.00am (Saturday) and...

    24. May 9, 2008

      Cliff and Francisco, twinned by history

      A comedy show in Spain recently featured the ghost of General Francisco Franco berating Fidel Castro of Cuba for taking...

    25. March 22, 2008

      Arora clinches deal for BAA airport assets

      BAA has agreed to some of its jointly owned airport office space and other development sites to a trust controlled by...

    26. March 22, 2008

      Arora clinches deal for BAA airport assets

      BAA has agreed to sell some of its jointly owned airport office space and other development sites to a trust controlled by...

    27. February 14, 2008

      EU copyright plan to benefit musicians

      European singers and musicians could reap significant financial rewards under plans put forward to extend copyright...

    28. January 22, 2008

      Disco directors

      A good chief is hard to find. The British Music Rights body, which looks after songwriters, composers and music publishers,...

    29. November 7, 2007

      Radiohead's digital taster

      Radiohead has joined a growing pantheon of artists whose digitally driven success may not be all it seems. The Arctic...

    30. August 30, 2007

      Unfair to single out the music industry

      From Mr Jon Webster. Sir, With reference to your report headlined "Cameron blames music for society's ills" (August 25). Are...

    31. August 11, 2007

      Martin Hoyle RADIO

      The 30th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death is imminent. Suzi Quatro introduces some who met, saw or simply heard him in...

    32. June 23, 2007

      Books with raspberry ripple give SilverDell patrons just desserts

      SilverDell of Kirkham is a small bookshop with big ambitions. The rural Lancashire retailer, created seven years ago by a...

    33. May 17, 2007

      MPs urge rethink on performers' copyright rules

      Artists including Sir Cliff Richard received a boost in their fight to extend copyright protection yesterday after a...

    34. January 11, 2007

      Tourette de France

      Keith Allen, a comedian turned semi-straight actor of some talent, has a sideline making offbeat documentary films, the...

    35. January 10, 2007

      Don't mention the B-word

      It is a new era of Britpop. Seven of the top 10 best-selling albums in the UK last year were by British acts. Overall,...

    36. December 12, 2006

      Musicians' demands for copyright extension are off key

      An advertisement in last Thursday's Financial Times demanded "fair play for musicians" and was signed by thousands of...

    37. December 12, 2006

      RADIO MARTIN HOYLE

      Years ago, a pop song that dared to mention excessive traffic and pollution, an eco- message before its time, passed...

    38. December 11, 2006

      Musicians’ copyright extension demands are off key

      An advertisement in last Thursday’s Financial Times demanded “fair play for musicians” and was signed by thousands of people...

    Search for Cliff Richard and