He was the Royal Ballet's youngest male principal at 21 and danced with Dame Margot Fonteyn
Apprentice boffin Tom Pellereau is hoping his latest invention is up to scratch as he unveiled a safe nail-clipper for babies.
How many restaurants which survive for more than 10 years are actually any good? In the restless churn of the London food scene, the answer is arguably: not very many. Chefs move on, managers are poached, the owner loses interest and that exciting new concept grows as stale as last week's leftovers. Inevitably, the sizzle subsides and the quality drops. At which point, it's only a matter of time before the nice chap from Cote, or Jamie's Italian, or Bill's comes knocking to ask about the lease.
A mural which disappeared from the wall of a north London shop last year but resurfaced in an auction in Miami – only to be withdrawn at the last minute – has gone on sale in London and was on Sunday evening expected to raise £900,000.
Can theatrical hang-out Joe Allen – barely changed in decades – still put on a show?
We were promised surprises in Peter Konwitschny’s ‘La Traviata’, and the first comes at the start.
Life has not been easy for Rolando Villazon these last few years. Invasive throat surgery stopped him singing, with no guarantee of any return to form. When he did make a come-back his performance was savagely dissected by the critics.
Galina Vishnevskaya was famous both as a singer and as the wife of the cellist, Mstislav Rostropovich. As a singer she was famous, in Britain at least, for being forbidden to take the soprano solos at the first performance of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem in 1962 in the newly consecrated Coventry Cathedral; and then for throwing a spectacular tantrum during the recording sessions of the same work in London the following year.
The Royal Opera House is staging Meyerbeer's Robert le Diable for the first time in a century. It's a welcome focus on a much maligned composer
The Pollard review, which is examining a shelved Newsnight report into the Jimmy Savile abuse allegations, is to take about a month longer to report than expected.
More than a decade after he missed out, Tony Hall hailed as man to revive the troubled corporation
The BBC has appointed Tony Hall - Lord Hall of Birkenhead - as the new Director General of the corporation.
'I love the simplicity of a martini. you can end up with a million different drinks'
Punch and Judy is making a comeback - but without the violence or dropped baby.