NOT, as one might imagine, an Italian-American spoof crooner, but an intriguing British oddity that's well worth a listen.
WAY Down went all the way up to number one on August 30 1977, a posthumous spike after the death of The King was announced on August 16. It camped there for five weeks and Elvis has remained on the throne – his last day’s resting place at…
ROYAL Shakespeare Company actor Miles Richardson and ex-EastEnders soap star James Alexandrou will lead the cast for Giles Croft's revival of Anthony Shaffer's thriller Sleuth at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, from September 28 to October 15.
ROBERT Powell and Liza Goddard will star in Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy Relatively Speaking at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday to Saturday.
LET'S get this out of the way first: it’s not all Ed Harcourt’s fault, but please can artists stop using Intro as the title of the first song on an album?
SPOKEN of in hushed, revered tones, the Rhode Island group have a fervently loyal fanbase. It is OK for the likes of Bowie to reinvent themselves, but for most it is a high risk strategy.
YORKSHIRE all-rounder Tim Bresnan remained hopeful of completing a victory over Nottinghamshire in the County Championship despite heavy rain cutting short the third day at Scarborough.
YORK residents have been exposed to increased flooding due to years of neglect, lack of drainage maintenance and poor decision-making, a damning new report has admitted.
THE Russian State Opera will return to the Scarborough Spa Grand Hall on September 29 with Georges Bizet's Carmen.
HALLELUJAH, Alexandra Burke has had a marvellous time on tour at the Leeds Grand Theatre this year, first in the Whitney role in The Bodyguard and now whooping up the Whoopi one in Sister Act.
A MAN from York has been jailed for six months after his abusive behaviour to crew and passengers led to a plane being diverted.
A PUBLIC meeting will be held in Haxby next week to tell people about possible housing developments in the area.
YORK City manager Jackie McNamara has revealed that Richard Brodie is covering more ground than last season’s strikers despite still being short of match fitness.
YORK City have signed Blackpool goalkeeper Kyle Letheren following Scott Flinders’ club suspension and five-match playing ban.
POLICE have been called to Selby after a woman went into the river Ouse.
Newsquest Media Group, leading local multimedia group in the UK and publisher of The Press and The Gazette and Herald, has accelerated its digital audience growth to 24% in the first half of 2016.
RAIN halted Yorkshire’s progress as they looked to complete a victory that would see them close the gap on Specsavers County Championship Division One leaders Middlesex at Scarborough.
ANYONE notice how the national anthem is wrongly sung nowadays?
DIDN'T that used to be....? What was that bar called?.... Remember that night we had ....?
YOTKSHIRE'S stand-in captain Gary Ballance brought up his 29th first-class century as the White Rose county set Nottinghamshire an imposing fourth innings target at Scarborough in their Specsavers County Championship Division One clash.
BUDDY Holly’s 80th birthday would have fallen on September 7, another landmark as the all-conquering musical tribute to the late rock’n’roller from Lubbock, Texas, raves on.
PAST pupils at one of Britain's leading Catholic schools have spoken of their dismay over the way a trial involving a former teacher charged with sexual abuse was handled.
BOSSES of a new York bar have confirmed it will open in either September or October.
TOMORROW’S arrival of Spanish director Pedro Almodovar’s Julieta heralds the start of a post-summer blockbuster season of “proper” City Screen films, leaving Suicide Squad’s banalities as just a bad memory.
TOP national folk musicians will headline the York Irish Culture Night on September 29.
FOUNDATION Myths, an orchard of yellow ceramic tree stumps, is the first artwork to be lined up for York Art Gallery's new Artists' Garden.
When did insects become bugs? Schools carry out bug hunts, we make bug hotels and people cry out - my daughter included - when there’s a “bug” in the room.
THE long summer wait is almost over, the all-important exam results are out, and Leeds Festival is ready to take over Bramham Park, near Wetherby, for three days and nights of music and more from tomorrow until Sunday.
JACK of all trades, master of precisely none. That’s how Tom O’Ryan described himself. We and the entire racing industry would beg to differ. Tom, who died on Tuesday, was a great jockey in his time, and an equally great award-winning racing…
YORK thrives on diversity. What brings people flocking to the city is the history and heritage, of course - but also the shopping, and the great pubs, bars and restaurants.
A GRADE II-listed pub in York city centre has been sold, with the new owners announcing plans to re-launch the bar "with a new concept".
The York Philharmonic Male Voice Choir have been making glorious music for more than 90 years. STEPHEN LEWIS enjoys a long-overdue history
PETER OLIVER PRESTON (Deceased)
NORA KIRK PATEMAN (Deceased)
Follow the success stories from across York, North and East Yorkshire as students get their GCSE results today. Stay tuned throughout the day. You can also tweet your thoughts and individual results by using the hashtag #yorkgcses
A RYEDALE venture which was last year declared Britain’s Best Small Shop is on the hunt for further honours in the 2016 Press Business Awards.
A CONSTRUCTION firm which wants its employees “to feel challenged, stimulated and more importantly to enjoy their work” has its sights on the Achievement Through People category of The Press Business Awards.
GEOFF ROBB is totally wrong to state that equestrians, archers etc do not need to train as do other sportsmen and women (Letters, August 17).
BISHOPTHORPE have been crowned HPH York Vale Cricket League division one champions for the first time since 2005.
HOW much nannying is expected of a government?
ELLAAL can make it a hat-trick in the Scott Coppola Electrical Distributor Handicap at Musselburgh.
LUKE SIMPSON intends to bring a Premier League mentality to York City after spending six months with Watford last season.
FURTHER to my published letter of last week, it is good to see some response from readers on the thorny subject of the closure of Archways.
WHEN I view the beautiful structures that have been demolished and lost as featured in the photographs of Stephen Lewis’ excellent Yesterday Once More column, I feel I could weep for my life long home city of York.