Nobody since Gorbachev has done as much to heat up relations between East and West as Anna Chapman, the saucy spy who last week stripped to her undies for the cover of Maxim's Russian edition. And Gorbachev's family, it turns out, is aware of Ms Chapman's work. "My husband reads Maxim," Gorbachev's fashion journalist granddaughter Anastasia told me yesterday, "so I'm used to seeing the magazine around the house."
ITV's relaunched Daybreak show has slipped a million viewers behind its BBC rival for the first time, figures showed today.
The Independent's Amol Rajan, a former 'mic boy' on the show, celebrates its birthday
Chiles and Bleakley's 'Daybreak' looked different – but felt like 'GMTV'
BBC bosses were today hoping to repeat the success of former One Show presenter Christine Bleakley by unveiling a replacement who even looks like her.
Tongue-twisters, memorable muck-ups and a few more Colemanballs (that's Chris, not David). Phil Shaw picks his favourites
Jonathan Ross has signed a deal to present a chat show for ITV, it was announced today.
Corporation may never be the same again if it reveals stars' salaries
ITV's World Cup took another turn for the worse yesterday when one of its pundits, Robbie Earle, was fired for selling a batch of match tickets which were allegedly used by a beer company in a marketing exercise.
They score, the fans erupt, then the Three Lions tick another box in their tournament list with a huge blunder.
TV presenter Christine Bleakley admitted tonight she is "torn" by offers to make her future with ITV or the BBC - but has not yet plumped for either.
Long-running morning slot GMTV is to drop its name in a £1.5 million shake-up.
It might, as they say, be best to sit down. Michael Flatley – Irish jigster, sometime holder of the world record for taps per second, all too easily confused with Mick Hucknall – is making a comeback. More than that: he plans to rejoin Lord Of The Dance, the multimillion-pound tap-dancing monolith he founded in 1996.
Adrian Chiles is quitting BBC1's The One Show for a new four-year deal with ITV, it was announced today.
Chris Evans is to make his return to television as host of The One Show on Friday nights.
Exhausted TV host Christine Bleakley completed her water-ski challenge across the English Channel today - and said it was "utter torture".