Lloyd Webber's Ding Dong! royalties: Composer is earning money from Wizard of Oz song downloads that anti-Thatcher activists are trying to get to No.1 The composer, who will attend Mrs Thatcher’s funeral this weekTrack is climbing the charts as protestors urge Thatcher critics to buy itIt has already topped the iTunes and Amazon download chartsOfficial Singles Chart will be released today By Simon Murphy PUBLISHED: 01:23 GMT, 14 April 2013 | UPDATED: 08:08 GMT, 14 April 2013 Andrew Lloyd Webber is gaining royalties from downloads of his Wizard Of Oz stage musical version of the song that activists want to reach No.1 Lord Lloyd-Webber, the prominent Conservative and admirer of Baroness Thatcher, is inadvertently profiting from a campaign to get Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead to the top of the charts.
Quail's egg croustades for baby's 1st birthday How perfectly Pippa Pippa has given her tips for organising a fun celebration in The Party TimesRecipe for the fiddly finger-food also appears in her book Celebrate By David Wilkes PUBLISHED: 02:06 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:52 GMT, 5 March 2013 Hosting a first birthday party You might expect a fair bit of the food to end up smeared over the guests’ faces – or your floor. But that’s no reason to leave quail’s egg croustades off the menu, according to Pippa Middleton.
Police arrest violin teacher, 57, over historic sex abuse claims at prestigious music school where choirmaster abused former pupil Wen Zhou Li, 57, arrested by police investigating Chetham abusePolice are probing 20 reports of sexual offences reported by former pupils By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 13:05 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:04 GMT, 15 February 2013 Held: Violin teacher Wen Zhou Li who came to Britain on the invitation of Yehudi Menuhin has been arrested by detectives investigating sex abuse at Chethams School of Music in the 1970s and 80s A violin teacher who came to Britain on the invitation of Yehudi Menuhin has been arrested by detectives investigating sex abuse at Chetham’s School of Music in the 1970s and 80s.
More than 4,000 jobs at risk as HMV teeters on brink of collapse: Firm calls in administrators after rescue talks fail Retailer has struggled in the face of growing demand for digital downloadsCompany had a poor Christmas sales period239 stores and 4,350 staff face uncertainty as negotiations unfold By Rob Davies PUBLISHED: 21:08 GMT, 14 January 2013 | UPDATED: 23:48 GMT, 14 January 2013 One of the most famous names on the high street, HMV, was on the brink of collapse tonight. The music chain’s demise would cost 4,000 jobs and make it the second household name to go under already this year. Administrators from City firm Deloitte were brought in tonight
Staff at BBC's 1bn revamped offices using EAR PLUGS to protect themselves from noisy indoor performances Loud music and noise from atrium areas distracting workers in open-plan environment BBC staff will be hoping it's not a sign of things to come with the new 'World' piazza close to completion | UPDATED: 18:33 GMT, 29 December 2012 BBC staff members have taken to wearing ear plugs after 'noisy' performances were carried out inside the newly-revamped headquarters in London. The complaints over loud music came as the 1billion development of New Broadcasting House, in Portland Place, nears completion.
Is Amazon building a smartphone Rumours claim Kindle handset set to launch next yearFirm believed to have signed deal with iPhone maker Foxconn for the gadgetCould run same modified version of Google's Android software as the Fire tabletComes as Amazon boss Jeff Bezos patents airbag protection system for mobiles | UPDATED: 12:18 GMT, 18 December 2012 Amazon is rumoured to be launching a smartphone next year to take on Apple and Google. The firm is believed to have signed a deal with Foxconn, who also make Apple's iPhone, for five million phones to be delivered late next year. The firm has long been rumoured to be developing 'Kindle phone' to complement its line of e-readers and tablets
Sailors get into the festive mood with their own comedy version of Christmas Time by the DarknessCrew currently on a six-month deployment and will be away for ChristmasFour-minute video shows sailors dressed up and playing the air guitarAlso contains messages written on pieces of paper to their friends and family | UPDATED: 19:48 GMT, 17 December 2012 As the rest of us tuck into Christmas dinner, some people will still have a job to do.
Viva Forever Let’s hope it’s dead by Easter | UPDATED: 23:31 GMT, 13 December 2012 Good for the Spice Girls. They may just have performed their greatest service
Nearly half of all Britain's smart phones owners use gadget to do their online shopping New report shows music downloads are the most popular purchase using smartphones | UPDATED: 01:59 GMT, 12 December 2012 Nearly half of smartphone owners use it to shop online Increasing numbers of Britons are switching from shopping by computer to shopping on their smartphone, a new survey has revealed. Nearly two-thirds of Britons now use a smartphone – with nearly half of them using theirs for online shopping or purchasing. Music downloads top the list of purchases made through smartphones, the report from consumer analysts Mintel found.