Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins has been remanded in custody after appearing at Cardiff magistrates' court to face child sex abuse allegations.
After his exploits in India, Alastair Cook is about to go from ordinary local lad to global celebrity
An elderly couple have accidentally grown a huge cannabis plant, described by police as the largest they have ever seen.
The Duke and Duchess were both in TV ads, she for hair gel, he for Flash and Jaffa Cakes
The curse of the Kennedy family has struck again after Mary Richardson Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F Kennedy Jr, was found dead today.
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It's been a long road to the top for Mouritz Botha. Laid off from his office job, he begged for a chance with Sarries. Now all the hard work has paid off. He talks to Chris Hewett
Many newly- elected members joining the Parliamentary Labour Party for the first time are struck by the fact that often the opinions of politicians who enjoy a high media profile count for little, and that the opinions of some colleagues, virtually unknown to the public, count for a great deal. So it was, I found, in the mid-1980s, with the National Executive Committee of the Labour Party. Gordon Colling was by no means a household name but his opinions soon came to matter a great deal in the deliberations of the Party during those turbulent years.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec has been described by a contemporary critic as, ‘the quintessential chronicler of Paris’. The work of the artist (1864-1901) immediately evokes the decadent atmosphere of fin-de siècle Paris. And a touch of gay Paree might well rub off on Bedford next month when the British Museum Tour of his work arrives at Bedford Gallery.
Dorothy Knowles was a woman of immense talent and charm who excelled in many fields. A respected academic and authority on French 20th-century theatre, she was also a talented dancer and musician as well as a champion fencer.
Steve Borthwick's hopes of forcing his way back into the England squad for the autumn internationals have suffered an early setback.
Artist and teacher Stanley Lewis, who died last year at the age of 103, painted every single day for 84 years. Yet despite his remarkable talent and prolific work ethic, the first major exhibition of this little-known artist is yet to be held. It opens on Saturday alongside works from the Cecil Higgins Collection by Lewis’ tutors, friends and influences, including William Rothenstein, Augustus John and Stanley Spencer.
As the manager of one of Asia's most famed hotels for more than four decades, Kurt Wachtveitl has done just about everything.
If a high-revving hot hatch is your thing, look no further. David Wilkins and our panel try out a rather uncivilised Civic
Label: Science Friction
The cellist has already taken on Dvorak's pigeons. So the concerto should be a doddle