It may seem Pie in the sky, but I’d rather be up the creek than in Baker street
‘First Dates’ shows why so many people meet their partners on the internet
The human capacity to carry on loving rang through the hour
When I watch Girls, I want to shake them hard and shout "bloody grow up"
Ah, the voice of a generation.
On 26 February, Spitting Image will celebrate its 30 birthday. BBC Four will mark the occasion with a special episode of Arena which promises to tell the “vexed and frequently hilarious story” of the sketch show which ran for 21 series between 1984 and 1996 and marked a high point in British satire.
Viewers complained the comedian's strong opinions were not challenged
The West Brom striker made the gesture, which some view as anti-Semitic, against West Ham
The row over the “quenelle” gesture deepened today after it emerged that a picture had been posted on the internet of a man making the reportedly anti-Semitic hand signal in front of a Toulouse school where three Jewish children were murdered.
With his trademark gesture hitting headlines, John Lichfield profiles the man behind it
Veteran French striker scores twice on comeback but FA will look into allegations
Footballer Nicolas Anelka has become embroiled in the row over an anti-Semitic comedian’s controversial hand gestures
Simon Amstell has apologised for suggesting there was racial segregation between Radio 1 and its sister station BBC Radio 1Xtra in reference to Nelson Mandela.
It wasn't your average Advent Sunday service. It started with a rousing chorus of Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now' and ended with Abba's 'Waterloo'. In between there was a poem dedicated to Tony Wilson, a mini rave and a Danish clapping game. This was Sunday Assembly, a "godless church" which has one aim - to celebrate life. It has all the trappings of a traditional Sunday service – a sermon, songs, readings, community notices, a collection, tea and cakes – but none of the religion. Its only creed is live better, help often, wonder more.
Mike Naylor, aka Monkey Liar, defeats tall tales of 11 fibbers to claim £25 prize
It was Super Monday this week – the comedy industry's equivalent to Super Thursday, when publishers flood the bookshops with celebrity memoirs and other sure-sellers for the festive market. So on Monday DVDs by Miranda Hart, Reginald D Hunter, Micky Flanagan, Jack Dee, Eddie Izzard, Jimmy Carr, Bill Bailey, Seann Walsh, Keith Lemon and others hit the shelves.