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Boutique beat: 20 of the best UK music festivals for 2019 | Travel

Our pick of this summer’s smaller festivals features cool sites in the countryside, as well as art, crafts, yoga – and great soundsReturning to Gilcombe Farm (a couple of miles from Bruton village’s train station), for a fifth year, Shindig still aspires to be a party with friends rather than a full-scale festival. There’s an onsite pub, local stalls and several smaller performance areas rather than one main stage. The lineup so far includes Estelle, Huey Morgan, Benjamin Zephaniah, DJs Kenny Do...

‘I hope Manchester City’s season doesn’t implode’ – Stuart Pearce fears for Premier League title race after Champions League exit

Stuart Pearce has told talkSPORT he hopes Manchester City’s season doesn’t ‘implode’ after their dramatic Champions League quarter-final defeat to Tottenham. City crashed out of Europe in stunning fashion on Wednesday night, as Raheem Sterling saw his stoppage-time winner ruled out by VAR, which meant Spurs went through on away goals after drawing 4-4 over […]

10 of the best city music festivals in the UK | Travel

For those who love music but hate camping, these multi-venue urban festivals showcase music and art without the mud and creepy-crawliesIn dark times, disco offers a seductive, defiant escapism. In its second year, this festival will explore that wider cultural resonance in film screenings and Q&As, before partying late in venues around Brixton’s Windrush Square, which will be turned into an open-air roller disco. Joey Negro, Horse Meat Disco and dance music archivists Bill Brewster and Frank...

Champions League defeat to Barcelona could be blessing in disguise for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, claims Darren Fletcher

Manchester United crashing out of the Champions League against Barcelona could be a blessing in disguise for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, former Old Trafford midfielder Steven Fletcher believes. There was no repeat of Solskjaer’s European heroics at the Camp Nou – where the former striker famously scored an injury-time winner in the 1999 final against Bayern […]

Premier League giants told to sign Ajax captain as he 'absolutely made for English football’

Young Ajax powerhouse Matthijs de Ligt is ‘made for English football’ and the player himself is surprised no top Premier League clubs have yet registered a serious interest in him. That’s according to Dutch football journalist Marcel van der Kraan, who joined talkSPORT on Wednesday morning to look back on Ajax’s stunning Champions League victory […]

‘Anthony Joshua’s title fight WILL go ahead – it would be great if it was against Dillian Whyte’, says Gareth A Davies

Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title fight in New York will go ahead, despite the news that opponent Jarrell Miller has failed a drugs test. That’s according to talkSPORT’s boxing correspondent Gareth A Davies, who is hoping a bout with British rival and columnist Dillian Whyte will now be back on the table. Joshua and […]

Sculpted by time: Eduardo Chillida museum reopens in San Sebastián | Travel

The road back for the revered Basque artist’s sculpture park has been long but, in a way, fitting for a man who accepted the impact of time on his workAn eight-metre monolithic sculpture of reddish steel stands before me in the middle of a hilly field. Solid and grounded, the structure’s 22 tons contrast with the upward-reaching movement of its lines. As it soars towards the sky, the whole thing speaks of time and space in epic proportions. Continue reading...