July 2008

Beatles Monopoly set to pass Go

American fans of The Beatles are in for a treat, with a new edition of the classic game Monopoly to feature albums and items from the group’s career.

Sgt Pepper drum head sells for £541,250

The drum head which appeared on the cover of The Beatles’ album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band has sold for £541,250 ($1.07m), nearly four times the estimated price, at an auction in London.