Spice Girls’ Glasto talks
The Spice Girls are in talks with Glastonbury organisers over playing at the festival, it has been reported.
The group last month announced they were reuniting, albeit without Posh Spice, Victoria Beckham.
Instead, Melanie Brown, above, Melanie Chisholm, Geri Horner and Emma Bunton will perform across the UK next summer.
Academy for string players
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and St Mary’s Music School have launched a new partnership programme to help young string players develop their skills.
The free SCO String Academy is open to young musicians who play violin, viola, cello or double bass, and have reached Grade 6+.
Revolution in surgery
Developments in robotics and DNA coding will revolutionise surgery for millions of patients, an independent commission predicts.
The Commission on the Future of Surgery said advances in genomics could mean major cancer operations become redundant.