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Saturday 17 November 2012
1. Edna O'Brien, Teddy Taylor, Michael Foot and Derek Worlock on 25 September, 1979. The first what?
Wednesday 14 November 2012
A sex scandal will not tear apart Sesame Street. Days after allegations of sexual misconduct were made against Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash, they have been withdrawn - the claimant recanting his story he had sex with Clash while still a minor.
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Sirs Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi, veteran theatrical knights, will star in a new ITV1 comedy as a gay couple who have lived in the same Covent Garden flat for 50 years.
Monday 22 October 2012
Hurrah for Brandeis, the latest furry creature to join the cast of Sesame Street, a yellow Labrador retriever. This being Sesame Street, he is not just any old canine; Brandeis is a service dog, there to teach children that some people have special circumstances and need a bit of extra help. In his debut he starts his training, learning how to open drawers, turn on lights, and pick up and collect things.
Sunday 19 August 2012
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Tom Cruise visited his daughter Suri in New York City on Tuesday for the first time since his high-profile divorce from her mother, actress Katie Holmes, People magazine reported.
Monday 16 July 2012
The BBC has sold its landmark Television Centre for about £200 million.
Thursday 17 May 2012
After more than 50 years as a teatime fixture for generations of children, Blue Peter will set sail from its flagship BBC1 home to a digital channel the BBC made earlier.
Saturday 05 May 2012
I am sitting opposite the biggest name in British television at the Doctor Who Convention in Cardiff.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Unwitting participants in a scientific study were egged on to inflict pain on contestants in a fake TV show
Thursday 05 April 2012
While at the recent 'Doctor Who' convention in Cardiff, Neela Debnath caught up with the show's star
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Appropriate Adults Dominic West and Emily Watson have each carried off a Royal Television Society award for their performances in the drama about the killer Fred West.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
As a hard-nosed, tenacious news reporter dedicated to getting the story, Sarah Cullen embodied everything good about ITN in the 1970s and 1980s, when the ITV news provider achieved both public and Establishment recognition. "We subscribe to the generally held view that ITN has the edge over BBC news," declared the 1977 report by Lord Annan's Committee into the Future of Broadcasting.
Saturday 18 February 2012
As the 500th episode of The Simpsons airs in America, Michael Bywater looks back at a record number of guest stars and asks why we're still not jaundiced by our yellow friends
Monday 13 February 2012
The head of the world's biggest mining company, Australia's BHP Billiton, yesterday said he was ready to add further fuel to the deal frenzy gripping the commodities sector in the wake of Glencore's planned $90bn (£57bn) merger with Xstrata.
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- 4 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats
- 5 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'