25 February 2014 12:00 AM
No one has ever completed Captain Scott's ill-fated South Pole trek – until now. But, as Ben Saunders tells Nick Duerden, perhaps the biggest challenge was in convincing people how extraordinary the feat was
21 February 2014 11:25 AM
Musician admits he is still bugged by the baggage of celebrity
16 February 2014 12:00 AM
The singer-songwriter, nominated for two Brit Awards this week, opens up about the crippling anxiety that she was forced to confront on becoming a pop star – and is finally learning to overcome. Plus, we predict this year’s Brits winner
31 January 2014 09:00 AM
Dave Rowntree – politician, lawyer, Britpop hero – talks about his latest incarnation: as a DJ for indie station XFM
19 January 2014 12:00 AM
'I imagine it tickles her to watch me host the news. Last time we met, we just gossiped about "The Hills" and had our nails done'
19 January 2014 12:00 AM
Running has brought me closer to my father I'm quite a girly girl, I have a sister and my mum's a dancer, so we'd all sit and talk about nail polish for hours. I didn't really have an adult-friendly relationship with my father and my brother; we didn't have anything in common. Then this huge common ground opened up with my running, as my dad ran several marathons in his younger years. He gave me such a consistent message throughout, always telling me I could do it, and changing my perception of myself.
Credo: ‘Shawshank Redemption’ director Frank Darabont on potboilers, the immigrant experience and why he yearns for the ocean
12 January 2014 12:00 AM
I’ve always tried to pursue the things I’m most passionate about You have to follow your heart. That’s why I’ve written and directed [new TV show] Mob City [based on John Buntin’s book LA Noir: The Struggle For the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City]. I’ve always loved film noir, the potboiler aspect, the fact that everyone has an angle, a secret, and that the heat is always being turned up under the kettle.
10 January 2014 02:47 PM
New exhibition opens in London to commemorate Soviet film artists
05 January 2014 12:00 AM
'On air, we bicker a lot, like an old married couple. But we never bicker anywhere else'
X Factor runner-up Rebecca Ferguson on regrets about dating One Direction's Zayn Malik and her new album
27 November 2013 10:15 PM
As if Rebecca Ferguson's crippling shyness wasn't enough to test her post-X Factor mettle, a glut of hangers-on and bad advice threatened to derail her career before it had begun
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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- 2 Exodus Gods and Kings: Ridley Scott never considered casting 'Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such' in lead role
- 3 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football
- 4 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
- 5 Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries