Prosecution says soap star was lying when he denied sexually abusing five girls
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Thursday 12 July 2012
The producers of ITV soap Coronation Street have axed a storyline with similarities to the recent death of a Stone Roses fan.
'Does this face look bothered?' Kiaran Stapleton accused of mocking judicial process during Anuj Bidve murder trial
Monday 09 July 2012
A man charged with gunning down an Indian student in cold blood was accused of mocking the judicial process today when he was cross-examined on the stand.
Saturday 30 June 2012
New 4G mobile phone network will leave people facing £200 bills to cut out interference
Thursday 21 June 2012
Kathy Burke has written a sitcom about her childhood, but most shows about young women make her puke, she tells James Rampton
Monday 18 June 2012
Singer-turned-actor Brian Hibbard has died at the age of 65, his agent said today.
Thursday 07 June 2012
There are occasions when only Gary Barlow, Grace Jones and a hula hoop will do. Fortunately, those occasions only come round every 60 years, so it's important to have something else to listen to in the meantime. And while BBC Radio 2 lined up a seamless flotilla of Jubilee programmes – Sixty Amazing Years segueing into We Are Sixty and then a 60 years-themed Sunday Half-Hour with music from the choir of the Queen's Chapel of the Savoy on Sunday alone, there were odd pockets of airtime that offered a more leftfield perspective on the damp pyrotechnics of the long weekend, if not ever managing to ignore them entirely.
Howard Jacobson: Men – once you run out of fingers to count your sexual conquests, it's time to stop
Friday 04 May 2012
What happens in the dark is not for gossiping or bragging about in the light
Saturday 28 April 2012
The soap world's "Oscars" take place tonight, as Coronation Street, EastEnders, Hollyoaks, Emmerdale and Doctors battle it out for gongs.
Monday 16 April 2012
Status Quo are swapping gold discs for the silver screen - by launching a movie career.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Actor Sir Derek Jacobi has joined the list of illustrious names to have appeared in ITV’s long-running soap opera, Coronation Street.
Thursday 05 April 2012
The horrific details of how Daniel Bartlam murdered his mother with a claw hammer must have been music to the ears of the anti-video-games lobby. It seemed that the teenager's homicidal onslaught can be held up as proof – at last! – that the depiction of violence leads to acts of violence.
Monday 02 April 2012
The Royle Family's Sue Johnston is set to stir up trouble when she joins the cast of Coronation Street, producer Phil Collinson confirmed today.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
The popularity of The X Factor and Downton Abbey helped profits rise 24% at ITV but the broadcaster warned advertising revenues have dropped in early 2012.
She Stoops to Conquer, NT Olivier, London
The House of Bernarda Alba, Almeida, London
The Changeling, Young Vic, Maria, London
Sunday 05 February 2012
Everyone tries a bit too hard in this comic revival, but it's impossible not to warm to the cheery, good-looking confection
Wednesday 01 February 2012
I was amused to see a credit for an Etiquette Consultant in the programme for the National Theatre's new She Stoops to Conquer.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'