Paul McCartney has postponed seven US tour dates as he continues to recover from a viral infection. Read more »
Paul McCartney has cancelled the remainder of his Japanese tour dates, after falling ill with a virus. Read more »
Paul McCartney was forced to cancel both his Tokyo concerts after falling ill with a virus. Read more »
John Lennon‘s murderer has been denied parole for a seventh time, New York State’s Department of Corrections has announced. Read more »
Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have paid tribute to actor and director Victor Spinetti, who died of prostate cancer on Monday 18 June. Read more »
Sir Paul McCartney and his new bride Nancy Shevell threw a second wedding party at the Bowery Hotel in New York City. Read more »
Julian Lennon has published a rant on his Facebook account in which he appears to hit out at Sir Paul McCartney, Olivia Harrison and other members of The Beatles’ inner circle. Read more »
Sir Paul McCartney and his new wife Nancy Shevell – now Lady McCartney – have jetted to the Caribbean island of Mustique for their honeymoon. Read more »
Paul McCartney has married Nancy Shevell at Old Marylebone Town Hall in London, on what would have been John Lennon‘s 71st birthday. Read more »
Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell have filed their intention to marry at Old Marylebone Town Hall in London. Read more »
The Beatles’ former drummer Pete Best is to have a street in Liverpool named after him. Read more »
Sir Paul McCartney is engaged to be married to Nancy Shevell, a spokesman has confirmed.
The musician, 68, recently proposed to Shevell, 51. The couple have been together since November 2007.
Shevell is a member of the board of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and vice president of a family-owned transportation conglomerate which owns New England Motor Freight.
This will be McCartney’s third marriage. His first, to Linda McCartney in 1969, ended when she died from breast cancer in 1998. His second marriage was to Heather Mills in 2002, but the couple separated in 2006 and divorced two years later.
Nancy Shevell was formerly married to lawyer Bruce Blakeman. They have a grown-up son, Arlen, currently a university student. She is reportedly on good terms with McCartney’s children – Heather, 48, Mary, 41, Stella, 39, James, 33, and Beatrice, seven.
McCartney is said to have proposed to Shevell in New York last weekend. A date for the wedding has not yet been revealed.
The news was confirmed by a McCartney spokesman, who said “It’s true”. McCartney’s brother Michael, 67, was unware of the engagement until contacted by reporters, saying: “It’s a surprise to me – but it’s wonderful.”
The 70th anniversary of John Lennon‘s birth is being celebrated with a range of events around the world. Below are some of the main events taking place. Read more »
Yoko Ono has asked users of the microblogging service Twitter to tweet a million birthday wishes for John Lennon today, the 70th anniversary of his birthday. Read more »
Ringo Starr has released a brief video tribute to John Lennon, ahead of the 70th anniversary of his former bandmate’s birth. Read more »
The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein has been honoured by a plaque in London. Read more »
Technology corporation Hewlett-Packard is to digitise and store the private collection of Sir Paul McCartney, it has been announced. Read more »
Mark David Chapman, who on 8 December 1980 shot and killed John Lennon, has been denied parole for the sixth time. Read more »
Yoko Ono visited John Lennon‘s childhood home and school during a tour of Liverpool. Read more »
Ringo Starr has asked the world to celebrate his birthday with a moment of peace and love. The former Beatle was born on 7 July 1940 in Liverpool, England. Read more »