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Pompoms and marching batons took centre stage in London as more than 8,000 performers took part in the annual New Year's Day Parade.
After nearly 70 years in showbusiness, and more than five decades bringing relentless cheer to television viewers, Bruce Forsyth is to become a knight.
Ann Widdecombe is enjoying getting her own back on 'Strictly Come Dancing' judge Craig Revel Horwood.
He's had the nation in stitches for much of the past 52 years, says David Randall. Didn't he do well enough?
It's always nice to see him, to see him nice – but, yet again, there's no knighthood for Bruce Forsyth
Strictly Come Dancing presenter Bruce Forsyth will be taking home a slimmer pay packet for fronting the forthcoming series after taking a pay cut, he confirmed.
At the start of a year of instability, the <i>IoS</i> surveyed members of the Netmums website to find out what causes them most anxiety about the world their children will inherit. Have your say at the bottom of the page
View from the sofa: Strictly Come Dancing, BBC1 Saturday, 6.45pm