It is a crime many diners have contemplated, but few would ever actually commit. But in these straitened times it seems that record numbers of people eating out are choosing to dash for the door rather than settle the bill.
Amy Adams has cornered the market in wide-eyed ingenues, so news of her pregnancy caused some surprise. But, as she tells Rosamund Witcher, she's not as pure as she looks
Sir Alex Ferguson admits the toughest part of his job these days is dealing with today's "fragile" footballers.
Nine people, including seven policemen, were killed when a suspected Tamil Tiger suicide bomber on a motorbike rammed a bus in the Sri Lankan capital today.
The former England footballer Paul Gascoigne is receiving medical treatment after being sectioned under the Mental Health Act.