"It was beyond my wildest dreams to have my work performed at the Proms last week – I only started composing music nine year's ago. It was very emotional."
James Corden was crowned the king of Broadway amid speculation a career in Hollywood could be next after he was named best actor at the Tony Awards.
Ben Foden was keen to make himself clear. "When you play the Barbarians, you find yourselves being pulled into their style of rugby," the England full-back said this week. "It's hard not to get swept up in it and that's when mistakes happen. We need to control the tempo of the game, to play in the right areas." It was a thoughtful appraisal of the prospects for tomorrow's contest at Twickenham. Anyone would think it was a Test match.
Wasps 10 Newcastle 14
The humbling of a once mighty newspaper empire owes much to the bravery of an MP whose stature is growing by the day
A perilous 12km road running through the Peak District National Park has been officially named Britain's most dangerous highway.
Spare a thought for the growing band who missed out on the turkey, TV and time with the family to keep the country going
A family of badgers – two adults and three young – visit my garden. I've taken pictures, but they are so shy they disappear at the slightest sound. The female is the one with the mottled nose. When badgers fight, they often grab their opponent's nose and bite. The pinkish colouring is scar tissue from battles.
Northampton and Saracens, the two clubs involved in an amusingly fractious spat over the services of the Pacific Islands prop Soane Tonga'uiha, yesterday reached an "amicable" agreement that allows the player to remain with the Midlanders next season – and, indeed, for the two seasons after that. Given that Tonga'uiha had pledged himself to Saracens, and that the Watford-based club subsequently accused their rivals of showing "complete contempt for justice and integrity", it may not have been as amicable as all that. We will find out when the two clubs meet at Franklin's Gardens a week tomorrow.
When Richard Galt returned from Japan a year ago, he resolved to break into advertising. So, he applied to JWT for a traineeship. They said the 25-year-old would make a good "creative" or "planner" but that first he needed to do a Master's course at Buckinghamshire New University.
A businessman jailed for seriously injuring an intruder after the lives of his family were threatened by knife-wielding burglars in their home was shown "mercy" and freed by senior judges today.
A Slice of Britain: They are working flat out in appalling conditions, desperately trying to keep the traffic moving through the ice. But they aren't working fast enough for the public, and the salt is running low...
Maclaren says British children are safe in their push-chairs. So why have American parents been issued with safety kits?
Police have issued pictures of a baby girl found abandoned in Buckinghamshire as they continue to search for her mother. The baby, named Rosie by nurses caring for her in hospital, is believed to have been two days old when she was found in bushes in High Wycombe on Tuesday.
Three men cleared of planning to bomb transatlantic airliners were today facing the prospect of being retried on charges of conspiracy to murder.
Three British Muslims convicted of plan to blow up transatlantic airliners that could have been deadlier than the twin tower attacks