Jennifer Saunders isn't too pleased with the BBC

Jennifer Saunders attacks BBC: 'It's an executive-run place for idiots'

The creator of Absolutely Fabulous is sick of the Corporation's red tape

Twilight star Kristen Stewart named world's best-dressed woman for second time

Kristen Stewart was crowned the world's best-dressed woman for the second year running, despite competition from Emma Watson and the Duchess of Cambridge.

Justin Bieber performs live on stage at 02 Arena on March 4, 2013 in London, England.

Baby, baby, baby ooh: Time for Justin Bieber to grow up?

Some might say Justin Bieber, who was recently photographed wearing two watches, has had too much time on his hands - and last night's delayed performance added to a string of recent controversies that have tarnished his squeaky-clean image.

Mensch: 'I felt I no longer had to wear the straitjacket of the uniform of the professional woman'

What now for the Über-Mensch?

The latest string to former MP Louise Mensch's bow is a fashion website

Robert Pattinson retains world's sexiest man title

Twilight star Robert Pattinson has maintained his place as the world's sexiest man - despite being publicly humiliated over Kristen Stewart's cheating scandal.

Victoria Beckham's 'mummy porn' blushes after buying her mother Fifty Shades

Victoria Beckham has revealed she has been left red-faced after buying her mother a copy of the steamy bestseller Fifty Shades Of Grey.

Pakistani edition of Hello! magazine talks about Sean Penn's recent visit to flood-stricken parts of the country

Sean Penn fronts launch issue of Hello! magazine in Pakistan

A magazine known for celebrating the glamorous side of life hit the newsstands in Pakistan today and was soon sold out in the country’s biggest city.

Classic FA Cup Third Round ties

The FA Cup third round takes place this weekend with the 'big boys' entering at this stage of the world's oldest club competition.

Bipolar sufferers likely to be creative

"No great genius has ever existed without a strain of madness," according to Aristotle. Now psychiatrists have found there is truth in the Greek philosopher's claim.

Richard Mortimer in the Ponystep offices

Step To The Beat: Richard Mortimer joins the fashion fray

Richard Mortimer was the man behind London's biggest parties. Now he is joining the fashion fray, with a magazine inspired by his club nights

Co-operative deal saves Tribune

A left-wing newspaper which counts George Orwell and Michael Foot among its former staff has been saved from closure.

New heir to the throne confirmed

The Saudi King has named the conservative Interior Minister as the new crown prince.

As a third inquiry is launched, is number up for Desmond's lottery?

Investigations spread to coverage of charity venture in media mogul's newspapers

Future loses its CEO and finance boss

Future's chief executive and finance chief resigned with immediate effect yesterday, months after the magazine publisher warned on its full-year results and said it would undertake a restructuring of its businesses.

Company in news-fixing row goes into administration

A London-based media company at the centre of a global news fixing row that has engulfed the BBC and CNBC has gone into administration after it was revealed in The Independent that it made programmes for the BBC about Malaysia while taking £17m from the Malaysian government to promote its image.

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MacGyver returns, but with a difference: Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman

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Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?
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Arsenal vs Monaco: Monaco - the making of Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger

Monaco: the making of Wenger

Jack Pitt-Brooke speaks to former players and learns the Frenchman’s man-management has always been one of his best skills
Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle - the West Indies' enigma lives up to his reputation

Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
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Broadchurch ends as damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

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