Rolf Harris, the royal artist and television entertainer, has denied sexually assaulting four girls - the youngest aged seven - in a string of alleged attacks said to have spanned nearly two decades.
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Sunday 11 December 2011
A sports cartoon business with exclusive rights to use the image of Portuguese football manager José Mourinho is set to announce its intention to float tomorrow.
Saturday 03 December 2011
Wednesday 30 November 2011
A toy crab which has taken the US by storm is be launched in the UK in time for Christmas, the toy distributor Character said yesterday. The group hopes XiaXia, pronounced ShaSha and developed by the creators of ZhuZhu Pets, will help to prop up sales amid a tough festive toy market.
Wednesday 21 September 2011
To sense the irrational terrifying chaos that drives the modern economy you should get someone to drive into your parked car in the middle of the night. I went on this course yesterday and it's a splendid education. It begins with the relative calm of answering the door to see the police stood before you, an image that makes anyone decent think, "Bollocks, I must have been on CCTV", or "They can't STILL be after me for the poll tax".
Sunday 31 July 2011
Donating to crisis appeals such as your Give a Day's Pay appeal for Somalia is extremely important, and saves lives.
Monday 25 July 2011
Sunday 24 July 2011
Friday 10 June 2011
Gay, black and from a troubled background in Miami, Tarell Alvin McCraney announced himself on these shores in 2007, with The Brothers Size at the Young Vic. Effortlessly straddling contemporary life in Louisana and immemorial myth, the play was a mesmerisingly ritualistic three-hander about an intense sibling relationship. Now we have American Trade, which is largely set in London and which has a large cast of 18 performers. Well, that's what comes from spending so much time here – specifically as the writer in residence of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Tuesday 07 June 2011
The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson has been unveiled as the new Children's Laureate and said she will "relish" the role.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Outlook Parents of pre-schoolers will testify that the loyalty of this demographic knows no limits – and also that Entertainment One's Peppa Pig is the proud owner of an awful lot of that loyalty just now (even if fathers might have a thing or two to say about Daddy Pig, who isportrayed as a fat, lazy dimwit).
Sunday 29 May 2011
Chorion, owner of the children’s television characters Mr Men and Noddy, has been working with financial restructuring expert Edward Knighton on the company’s financial position.
Friday 06 May 2011
Tuesday 19 April 2011
The head of the Met Office has said that he received death threats from climate-change sceptics. John Hirst, chief executive of the organisation, said the threats were made after the "Climategate" data-fixing controversy and the much derided "barbecue summer" prediction made by the Met Office in 2009.
Friday 08 April 2011
Thursday 07 April 2011
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
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