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Andrew Simpson caught the sailing bug when he was a young boy, despite being born in 1976 in the landlocked town of Chertsey in Surrey.
Prime Minister discussed the need for reforms to the single market at the German Chancellor’s guest residence at Schloss Meseberg
From Sebastiao Salgado to Scotland's newest castle hotel
Danish toy giant says production of ‘Jabba’s Palace’ building set was always slated to cease at the end of 2013
Sometimes I find people arguing against the No More Page 3 campaign entertaining, but some things just aren't funny
From making snow globes to casting magical shadows on the bedroom wall, here are toys to keep your little ones amused.
As a piece of public relations, it was pretty deft. Seven-year-old Luka Apps from Highworth in Wiltshire had written to Lego's head office after losing his Jay ZX figurine during a post-Christmas shopping trip. "Daddy said to send you an email to see if you will send me another one," he wrote. "I promise I won't take him to the shop again if you can."
The night Andrei Nikitchyuk came home after 20 young students had been killed at his son's school, he pulled out the family's Christmas tree.
Main image: Spiderman toy, £19.69, and magnetic frame set, £12, both John Lewis
Here are the hi-tech playthings you’ll be filling stockings up with this Christmas. Just watch your ankles...
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 still walking tall in all formats sales chart
Old favourites Lego, Twister and the Cabbage Patch Kids are among the toys being tipped for the top this Christmas.
EA's football franchise proves its all-conquering popularity once again.
It’s been a sleepy time for the UK’s all formats games chart with new releases few and far between and the usual suspects jostling for position in top 10 and top 40 alike. Thankfully the release of Square Enix’s Sleeping Dogs and Nintendo’s New Super Mario Bros. 2 has acted as an alarm call meaning we have brand new titles filling the chart’s top spots.
For a third week running London 2012: The Official Video Game tops the gaming all formats chart.
Gold medals for Team GB fuel sales of London 2012 themed videogames.