Glastonbury Festival

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Top Tory Found Dead at Glastonbury Music Fest

Christopher Shale's body found after press prints embarrassing memo

(Newser) - A close pal of British Prime Minister David Cameron has been found dead in a VIP portable toilet at the Glastonbury Music Festival in England. The corpse of Christopher Shale was discovered the same day the Sunday Mail printed an embarrassing memo by him saying that people saw little reason... More »

Angry Irish to Protest U2 at Music Fest

Glastonbury demonstrators say group avoids taxes at home

(Newser) - Activists say they plan a major protest during U2's performance at England's Glastonbury festival today, accusing the group of dodging tax taxes in Ireland. Bono "is well known for his anti-poverty campaigning," but has avoided paying Irish taxes at a time when the country desperately needs... More »

Back on Stage, Wacky Winehouse Lurches Into Fan

Mutters between songs at first UK performance in months

(Newser) - Whacked out singer Amy Winehouse appeared to lunge for an audience member in the pit yesterday in her first British gig in 7 months, reports the Daily Telegraph. She also blasted headliner Jay-Z, saying he’s “got some front to come here with tunes you don’t even remember,... More »

Churchill's Granddaughter Dies

She led unconventional life in one of Britain's most esteemed families

(Newser) - Arabella Churchill, the bohemian granddaughter of Winston who founded both a rock concert and a charity, has died of pancreatic cancer at age 58, the Telegraph reports. Arabella was said to have been Winston's favorite grandchild, but she found the famous name to be a mixed blessing. "I'm immensely... More »

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