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London Calling: Smashed Clash guitar to go on display

London Calling: Smashed Clash guitar to go on display

Entertainment
Forty years after it was smashed in a fit of anger on stage, one of rock history's most famous instruments is going on display.The Clash bassist Paul Simonon destroyed his Fender guitar during a gig in New York in 1979, and an image capturing the moment was used for cover of the band's third album, London Calling, released later that year. It went on to be ranked the greatest rock photo of all time.Now, the wrecked instrument will be displayed at the Museum of London as part of an exhibition of more than 100 personal items, some previously unseen, from the band's archive.Late frontman Joe Strummer's notebook from the period and the typewriter he used to note his ideas and lyrics will also be among the items on show, along with lead guitarist Mick Jones' handwritten album sequencing note a...
Democratic debates: Ten candidates clash over healthcare and immigration

Democratic debates: Ten candidates clash over healthcare and immigration

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls have clashed in a televised US debate that laid bare the party's deep divisions over how best to win in 2020.Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, the most liberal candidates in the crowded field, came under attack from their more moderate colleagues.The three women and seven men on stage in Michigan debated healthcare, border policy and how to defeat Donald Trump.Ten more Democrats, including Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, will debate on Wednesday.The winner of the Democratic presidential nomination will be announced next July at the party convention. The presidential election will take place months later, in November. Who stood out in the debate? The curse of being a Democrati...
Man City vs Kitchee: How to live stream friendly clash online for free plus UK kick-off time and team news

Man City vs Kitchee: How to live stream friendly clash online for free plus UK kick-off time and team news

Sports
Manchester City continue their preparations for the new season by taking on Hong Kong Premier League side Kitchee.City have been in Asia for their pre-season schedule and lost to Wolves in the final of the Premier League Asia Trophy over the weekend. Getty Images - Getty Pep Guardiola’s Man City take on Kitchee in a pre-season friendly They are now set to take on Kitchee before wrapping up their tour on Saturday and heading back to England. City face Liverpool in the Community Shield on August 4 before taking on West Ham in their opening top-flight fixture on August 10. NOT INVOLVED Man United ace to miss another pre-season match amid exit rumours
Hong Kong protesters clash with police and try to storm govt building

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and try to storm govt building

World
Police in Hong Kong have used pepper spray to disperse protesters embroiled in violence outside the territory's parliament building.They were part of an earlier demonstration on Sunday calling for authorities to block a controversial extradition bill that is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear". The bill, if passed into law, will allow suspected criminals in the territory to be sent to the mainland to face trial. Image: Several hundred protesters clashed with police outside Hong Kong's parliament building Image: Protests against the extradition bill turned violent late on Sunday evening Hundreds of thousands of people took part in the protest, which was mos...
England vs Scotland live on talkSPORT: Free commentary stream, kick-off time and team news for Women’s World Cup clash

England vs Scotland live on talkSPORT: Free commentary stream, kick-off time and team news for Women’s World Cup clash

Sports
England kick off their Women’s World Cup campaign against Scotland in Nice as Phil Neville’s side eye a first title.The Lionesses are among the favourites to win the tournament, sitting third in the FIFA rankings – and will hope to make light work of their neighbours. getty England kick off their Women’s World Cup campaign against Scotland in Nice They will they face Argentina and Japan in Group D as they strive to reach the final in Lyon on July 7. This match – and every England and Scotland game this summer – will be live on talkSPORT and here’s how you can tune in. gossip Transfer news LIVE: De Gea to PSG, Man United Koulibaly bid, Bale defiant message