Known for catchy tunes like “Dancing Queen” and their funky, often sparkly outfits, Swedish seventies' sensation ABBA have been immortalised in a new museum dedicated to their music, which opened on Tuesday.
One year after making his victory lap up the Champs-Élysées, we look at why François Hollande has become France's most unpopular president in five decades. Next, Arnaud Lagardère is on the defensive after his media conglomerate cuts its last ties with aerospace manufacturer EADS - questions remain over the potential of its remaining assets. Finally, we look at the controversy caused by French pop band Indochine's latest video clip.
We meet the classically-trained violinist who has toured as a backing musician for Regina Spektor, "of Montreal" and more... but now Kishi Bashi is stepping into the solo limelight. His first album is just out: it’s a poppy, folky, indie affair with hints of "The Lumineers" and Arcade fire, and a touch of the ethereal. He plays live and unplugged for us in the studio.
Lalo Schifrin wrote some of the most unforgettable theme songs for television and film. His 1968 album "There's a whole Lalo Schifrin Goin' On" is being re-released. Next, after the end of her own love story, Vanessa Paradis is releasing a double album of love songs written especially for her. Finally, she is barely 30, but Valerie June's voice has the depth of a blues singer from the 1930s.
From Paris to Pyongyang, countries all around the world are celebrating jazz in all its forms, from the experimental to the swingin’ to smooth soulful lounge styles. In honour of the event we’re welcoming to the show Kellylee Evans, the Canadian singing sensation who’s gained renown with her Nina Simone renditions. Now she’s bringing us hip-hop infused jazz on her latest album “I Remember When” – even managing to slip a little Eminem into the mix!
A trial pitting Michael Jackson's mother against his tour promoter began Monday, with Katherine Jackson accusing AEG Live of playing a role in the pop star's death for hiring the doctor convicted in 2011 of administering a fatal dose of a sedative.
Has the Assad regime used chemical weapons in Syria? If so, will this be the "game changer" Washington threatened it might be? Next, we meet Israel's Bedouin soldiers, who are exempt from military service, but play a vital role in securing Israel's borders. Finally, despite a wave of sectarian tensions, nightlife in the Iraqi capital is making a comeback.
A Russian court rejected Pussy Riot band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova’s (pictured) plea for early release from jail on Friday, ruling that the young woman must serve the remainder of her two year sentence for hooliganism.
He's managed to maintain a simultaneous music and movie career like not many before him, from heartthrob in "My So Called Life", to skinny drug addict in the film "Requiem for a Dream", to rock god in his band, 30 Seconds To Mars. Jared Leto speaks to Eve Jackson about his new album, LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS.
The Boston bombings investigation makes progress, but questions remain as to how and why the suspects turned to radicalism. This comes as two men are arrested in Canada on suspicions they were planning to derail a passenger train. Also, the conservative party which ruled Paraguay for over half a century is back in power. Finally, Brazil is preparing for next year's World Cup, with one key question: where are all the visitors going to sleep?