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Wednesday 19 December 2012
Danny Boyle's triumphant Olympic opening ceremony has been hailed as one of the most inspiring TV moments of all time second only to the moon landing, according to an audience survey.
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Jamie Oliver is celebrating a third successive year with the best-selling Christmas book after his 15-Minute Meals title again topped the festive chart.
Monday 03 December 2012
Paralympic champion David Weir has been awarded the freedom of the city of London in recognition of his sporting achievements.
Monday 03 December 2012
The Harry Potter author's first novel for adults is about a local council election in the fictional town of Pagford
Sunday 02 December 2012
All life is here: love, war, nuclear physics ... and golf
Sunday 26 August 2012
Expectations high for J K Rowling's adult debut
Friday 10 August 2012
With yearly estimated earnings of more than $90 million, prolific writer James Patterson is by far the highest earning author in the world but women are gaining ground, according to Forbes.com.
Saturday 04 August 2012
Can Howie Potter, the geeky new arrival at Hogwarts High, use his magic spells to sweep cheerleader queen Hermione off to the prom?
Wednesday 01 August 2012
EL James's Fifty Shades trilogy has outsold JK Rowling's seven-book Harry Potter series on Amazon's UK site.
Monday 30 July 2012
Normal service may have resumed in terms of the weather in London yesterday, with yet more rain, but that won't have dampened the warm afterglow left in the nation's hearts and minds by Danny Boyle's wondrous and witty Opening Ceremony at the London Olympics.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
She has fired the imagination of millions of young readers across the world with her tales of the boy wizard Harry Potter and his fantastical battles against the evil Lord Voldemort.
Monday 23 July 2012
Tuesday 03 July 2012
X marks the spot for JK Rowling's first book since she called time on the Harry Potter saga.
Monday 18 June 2012
Boy magician is being portrayed as the Devil in disguise in Alan Moore's latest graphic novel
Monday 11 June 2012
Sony reveal ambitious "digital pop-up book" at this year's E3 show.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
- 1 Lego letter from the 1970s still offers a powerful message to parents 40 years later
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Naked free runner captured in breathtaking photographs above London's streets
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'