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Organisers are expected to respond to the criticisms within a couple of months

Glastonbury organisers have been asked to take measures for improved crowd control and a reduction in noise. The request comes after Mendip District Council, which...

After Astroworld, what is being done to stop crowd crushes from happening again?

After the tragic events of Astroworld Festival last year, Will Pritchard examines the science, politics and history of crowd crushes at mass gatherings, and asks experts how organisers can make future large music events safer

There are few gulfs like that between the throes of a party and the aftermath of a tragedy. It’s an abyss Keith Still is familiar...