Culture Club cancel first tour for 12 years

Boy George

Culture Club have called off their first tour in 12 years following medical orders that Boy George stop singing. The 53-year-old frontman may require surgery for a painful vocal polyp which was discovered last week.

London jazz festival 2014: 10 to see

Charles Lloyd Quartet

Apartheid exiles Dedication Orchestra, the sound of the Indian streets, and three-quarters of a century for Blue Note records - our critics pick the best of this year’s London jazz festival, which begins today.