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June 22, 2018 7:57 PM Mafia boss Francis 'Cadillac Frank' Salemme, 84, convicted of 1993 murder

The court hears the victim was strangled and his body buried in Rhode Island where it was discovered only two years ago. Jurors in Boston found Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme, 84, and Paul Weadick, 63, guilty of killing nightclub owner Steven DiSarro. Their motive for the killing was that they believed DiSarro was cooperating with federal investigators

June 22, 2018 12:06 PM Archbishop of York to bless Shakespeare's Rose Theatre when it opens on Monday

THE Archbishop of York will bless Shakespeare's Rose Theatre after it opens on Monday near Clifford's Tower. Dr John Sentamu will perform the blessing at 12.30pm after the Elizabethan village in which the theatre has been created opens at 11am. A town crier will be on hand to declare the theatre open, and local band York Waits will be performing 16th Century-inspired 5

June 22, 2018 11:59 AM GALLERY: The Script perform in North Yorkshire

HUNDREDS of people enjoyed music and sunshine on the longest day of 2018 when The Script performed in North Yorkshire. More than 82,000 people have bought tickets for this summer’s series of gigs at Europe’s largest open-air arena, which also includes headline shows by such stars as Britney Spears, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, and Gary Barlow 6

June 22, 2018 7:30 AM 'I went into a studio session and cried my eyes out': British singer-songwriter Calum Scott reveals how coming to terms with his sexuality helped with his songwriting

Calum Scott won a legion of adoring fans on Britain's Got Talent in 2015, and later came out as gay following the show's finale. His recent hit If Our Love Is Wrong details the 29-year-old's struggle with coming out about his sexuality, telling TheFix the track 'became a cornerstone in terms of the songwriting process'. Before he officially came out as gay four years 9

June 21, 2018 11:05 PM Festival-goers putting themselves at risk of gas poisoning, nurses warn

As the summer festival season gets under way, nursing leaders have warned that music fans are putting themselves in serious danger of gas poisoning when camping. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said festival-goers are at high risk of carbon monoxide poisoning if they do not use campfires, barbecues and gas stoves properly. Exposure to the gas can cause 1

June 21, 2018 10:07 PM France's presidential palace hosts electronic music show

PARIS (AP) - The courtyard of the French presidential palace was converted into a giant dance floor for one evening on the country's Music Day. The Elysee Palace hosted an unprecedented electronic music show on Thursday that 1,500 people who registered on the presidency's website got to attend for free. Guests could enjoy food and alcohol-free beer while

June 21, 2018 6:23 PM Foo fighters among rock stars leading on the Kerrang! awards red carpet

With three nominations each, Foo Fighters, Enter Shikari and Brighton metalcore group Architects lead the way. Actor and rocker Johnny Depp will present the Kerrang! Inspiration award to Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry. Perry and Depp have been touring the UK recently as part of supergroup Hollywood Vampires, which also features singer Alice Cooper 6

June 21, 2018 6:00 PM Thomas Highflyer lived and died in Brighton

Bert Williams, president of Brighton and Hove Black History, said: “The research has been going on for several years. Someone tweeted me a picture of Thomas’s grave and asked me if I could do some research on it. “The story of his life and the unexpected discovery of his headstone is yet another piece of Brighton and Hove’s hidden black heritage uncovered

June 21, 2018 2:38 PM Bolton Primary school pupils hit all the right notes at Victoria Hall concerts

More than 2,000 pupils from 55 primary schools have hit the high notes during this year's week-long choral event. But the 2018 showcase will sadly be the last for organisers Bolton Schools' Music Association, who will hereafter hand over the reins to Bolton Music Service in association with Trust Music. Chairwoman Val Deary said: "The first Festival 5

June 21, 2018 2:02 PM Selena Gomez nails daytime glamour in a plunging floral dress as she leaves generous tip for busker during low-key stroll in Rome

She's jetted to Rome for a well-deserved break from her incredibly busy work schedule. And Selena Gomez maintained her style savvy ways as she stepped out for a casual stroll with her former Wizards of Waverly Place co-star David Henrie and film producer Andrea Iervolino in the Italian capital on Thursday morning. The Wolves hitmaker, 25, was every inch the generous 7