Sport Heather Mills

The former wife of Sir Paul McCartney was hoping to take part in the Games but allegedly lunged at a leading IPC official when those hopes were dashed

Sarah Sands: Know thyself - it's the only way to avoid being a figure of fun

We try to see ourselves as others do, but celebrities have no such hang-up

Heather Mills denies telling 'very unpleasant lie'

Heather Mills was accused today of "telling a very unpleasant lie" that she fell out with her nanny because she refused to pay for a boob job.

'I treated nanny like a daughter' says Heather Mills

Heather Mills insisted today she treated her former nanny "like a daughter".

Heather Mills 'took advantage of ex-nanny'

Heather Mills's former nanny told an employment tribunal today that she forced her staff to say positive things about her to a film crew, made her work long hours without any extra pay, and caused her to feel uncomfortable by moaning to her about ex-husband Sir Paul McCartney.

Leg swab for Heather Mills after airport alert

Heather Mills had to have her artificial leg swabbed for explosives at Heathrow after it set off a security alarm.

Meet America's divorce king

As one of America's top divorce lawyers, Gerald Nissenbaum says he sees people at their very worst. Yet he has kept a sense of humour, and says parting really can be sweet sorrow. Nick Duerden reports

Terence Blacker: 'Thought For The Day' has had its day

The soundtrack to our lives contains certain noises which exist primarily to reassure the more vulnerable citizens of middle Britain that old values and traditions live on. The shipping forecast, eager middle-class voices singing "Jerusalem" on the Last Night of the Proms, the Queen's Speech: the content of all these things is unimportant beside the fact that they still exist. They are little comfort blankets of sound. It is time to admit that one of these aural symbols of national continuity has well and truly outlived its usefulness. Radio 4's Thought For The Day has got to go.

The rise and rise of the vegetarian

Sausage, bacon and roast dinners, staples of the British diet, are on the wane as 'flexitarians' forgo meat

Obsessed (12A)

Bunny boilers ahoy. This lame and laughable stalker-thriller makes Fatal Attraction look thoughtful.

Genius moments: March 2008

Madonna and Guy 'happy with divorce agreement'

Madonna and Guy Ritchie issued a joint statement today insisting that they are both happy with their divorce agreement.

Christopher Meyer: Newspapers should beware of wishing for a privacy law

Privacy has been much in the news lately because of a series of celebrity cases that have come before the courts. The Press Complaints Commisssion has just received a bunch of complaints from Heather Mills. Let's be clear about one thing. There will never be an absolutely definitive ruling either by the judges or by the PCC that draws a universally-applicable line between the private space and the public interest. Of course, the courts and the PCC make their decisions within the framework of their respective case law. But in the end it comes down to case by case; and a degree of subjectivity is unavoidable. That is why privacy cases, whether judged by the courts or the PCC, will be controversial till the end of time.

Pandora: Bigmouth strikes again: 'Don't buy my new DVD'

Few people, surely, form feuds with quite the same level of gusto as the Mancunian miserablist Morrissey.

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London<br />BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London

An exhibition designed to reflect Britain's varied artistic talents has become more confined than ever

Judge ends McCartney marriage

The ill-fated marriage of Sir Paul McCartney and Heather Mills was ended today by the same judge who awarded the former model £24.3m as a divorce settlement.

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