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Review: Billy Bragg and Joe Henry share a stage at intimate London gig Special

English singer/songwriter Bragg and American folk musician Henry played songs off their forthcoming collaboration — as well as some of their solo material — to around 100 fans at St. Pancras Old Church in London.

Mayor Morrissey? Singer to decide

London - Singer-songwriter Morrissey is toying with the idea of running for Mayor of London for the forthcoming elections, due to be held in May 2016.

Concerns over beagle breeding facility

London - A plan for a U.K. based puppy breeding farm at Grimston near Hull has been criticized by animal rights groups. The dogs will be bred for pharmaceutical drug testing.

Plan to kill two million feral cats criticized

Sydney - Australia’s plan to cull two million feral cats has been criticized by the singer-songwriter Morrissey. Morrissey has compared feral cats to Cecil the lion.

Morrissey to release debut novel in September

Manchester - Morrissey, better known as a solo singer, animal rights campaigner and lead front man of The Smiths, is to release his debut novel in September.

Morrissey offers three unreleased tracks for free

Manchester - Morrissey has put three songs on-line for fans to download. These are previously unheard demos from his album ‘Years of Refusal.’ The singer is currently without a record contract, yet continues to make the headlines.

Review: How Soon is Now? And other gems as Morrissey delights Zagreb Special

Zagreb - Morrissey's European tour promoting his new album hits Zagreb, where his message of animal rights was typically uncompromising.

Review: Morrissey enchants London Special

London - Morrissey delivered a spell-binding performance at London's O2 Arena on November 29, running through a selection of career highlights, songs from his new album, and a few Smiths songs as well to delight the capacity crowd.

Morrissey on being treated for cancer: 'If I die, then I die'

The British singer/songwriter and one-time lead vocalist for The Smiths has admitted he has been suffering from cancer. And, in typical Morrissey fashion, the usually guarded music icon proclaimed, "Right now, I feel good...I'll rest when I'm dead."

Morrissey teams up with PETA to promote animal welfare

"Someday," a new video created by PETA and animated by Anna Saunders, is scheduled to be featured on rock icon Morrissey's nationwide tour.

Morrissey announces new album

Singer-songwriter Morrissey has announced the title and track listing of his first album in five years. The disc is to be titled "World Peace Is None Of Your Business."

Morrissey announces new album deal

The former Smiths singer Morrissey has signed a deal to release two new albums. This comes five years since his most recent record.

Morrissey to publish his autobiography

The singer-songwriter Morrissey, formerly of the seminal Indie band The Smiths, is to publish his autobiography. Unusually the book will be published under the Penguin classics range.

Morrissey intervenes to aid sick elephant

The singer-songwriter Morrissey has called for a sick elephant to be relocated from a zoo in Manila to an animal sanctuary. He made the request ahead of playing a concert in the Philippines.

Morrissey and The Smiths exhibition opens in Manchester

Manchester - An exhibition with a difference has opened in Manchester. The exhibition celebrates the works of The Smiths, the seminal '80s indie group, through a series of art exhibits.

Morrissey, Argentina and the 'We Hate William and Kate' T-shirts

Buenos Aires - The outspoken musician Morrissey has caused a stir on his Argentinean tour with his band members wearing "We Hate William and Kate" T-shirts. This is part of Morrissey's continuing protest about the Falkland Islands.

Op-Ed: Morrissey to publish his autobiography in 2012

The singer-songwriter Morrissey, and former front man of the indie band The Smiths, is set to publish his autobiography in December 2012. Known for his witty refrains in both his lyrics and interview comments, an intriguing work is anticipated.

Singer Morrissey branded racist after calling Chinese 'subhuman'

Singer Morrisey, who once was with the group, The Smiths, gave The Guardian an exclusive interview, published Friday, in which Morrissey thoughtlessly slighted the Chinese by calling them 'subhuman.'

Morrissey's good bye at the Liverpool Echo Arena

Saturday night, Nov. 7, the former Smiths frontman went off the stage in the middle of his second song, after being hit by a drink from the crowd.

Singer Morrissey collapses during show in Swindon UK

The singer Morrissey has been dramatically rushed to hospital after collapsing on stage during a concert in Swindon in the UK.
 

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Morrissey with his former band mates from The Smiths: Johnny Marr, Mike Joyce and Andy Rourke
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Singer/songwriter Morrissey admits he is suffering from cancer
Singer/songwriter Morrissey admits he is suffering from cancer
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Morrissey performing at the 02 arena on November 29, 2014.
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