According to the trivia game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, anyone on earth is just six connections away from the Hollywood star.
Comedy actress Miranda Hart seems to be going on a new year health kick - and then undoing it with a cheeky tipple.
Great reputation versus a fat fee? Some celebrities should go compare their options, says Simon Usborne
If certain Premiership clubs are struggling for coaching staff at the end of a fraught season, there is one very good reason: Bath have recruited them all. The West Country club yesterday confirmed that the former Springbok coach Gary Gold would lead them in 2012-13, supported by the former England defence coach Mike Ford and two of the men at the heart of London Irish's progress in recent years, Toby Booth and Neal Hatley.
Everything tastes better with bacon. Or so goes a flawed bit of mid-Noughties American wisdom.
Experts split over supposed lover's claim that hoard of drawings is work of revered artist
Harry Redknapp has been warned over his future conduct following his post-match comments about the performance of referee Chris Foy during Tottenham's defeat at Stoke.
While others turned to abstraction after 1945, British painters clung to their figurative instincts. It was a polite but powerful art, says Adrian Hamilton
In what was a broadcasting first, presenter Richard Bacon hosted his BBC Radio 5Live show in the newsroom of The Independent yesterday, dedicating his two-hour programme to an industry that finds itself at the centre of the news as well as reporting on it.