Artist Tracey Emin could not hide her delight as she carried the Olympic flame through her home town and said she had been overwhelmed by one of the more surreal experiences of her life.
These tales celebrated the dreamlike insanity and idiotic risk of opening up your heart
To celebrate her exhibition at Turner Contemporary, Tracey Emin has produced a limited edition monoprint, Golden Mile, based on a work from her Margate monoprint series (1994).
Folkestone is one of those English seaside towns which, on a nice day, can lift the spirits but, in the drizzle, dampens them. Yes, it has a good-natured, rough-and-ready atmosphere, a working harbour, a sandy beach and a vestigial holiday industry; notably on a genteel, hotel-lined cliff top parade called The Leas. There is even a couple of new additions: a child-pleasing walk-through fountain and a brace of groovy glass-and-steel restaurants.
Poetry and philosophy are etched into the mind by the dour head gardener of the avant-garde
All's fair in love and visitor numbers as Margate's striking new gallery takes the great artist's work and morphs it into a mind-mapping debut show
The Turner Contemporary gallery may have just landed in Margate, but this fragment of Kent has plenty more to offer visitors, says Simon Calder
Briton wins 10,000m on first day of European Championships as team-mate Thompson celebrates a well-deserved silver
Police investigating suspected murders linked to the serial killer Peter Tobin began digging up two back gardens in Brighton yesterday.
If you go down to the sea today you're in for a big surprise, as artists like Gavin Turk and Tracey Emin mix with the sand and arcades
The Colony Room was a very eccentric place to hang out, quite mad. I would go there when pubs didn't open all day – it was great because it would be open all afternoon.
Childhood holidays by the seaside are the source of some of our most enduring memories.Tracey Emin, Esther Freud, John Burnside, DJ Taylor and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown take a trip down memory lane
Father of hitchhiker listens as jury is told of grisly find in sex attacker's garden
The mystery of Vicky Hamilton's disappearance in 1991 has finally been solved after a convicted murderer was found guilty of killing her
Despite Lucian Freud's reputation as Britain's most celebrated portrait painter, the reclusive artist prefers to keep himself to himself. Still, diners at The Wolseley restaurant were surprised to see Freud eating alone at the chic Piccadilly eatery last week.