News Dave Lee Travis arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London on Wednesday for the second day of his trial.

A radio announcer has told the court in the trial of DJ Dave Lee Travis that she was in a “panic” after he allegedly grabbed her breasts when she was speaking live on air.

Album: The Star Spangles

Bazooka!!! Parlophone

Le Roi Malgre Lui, Grange Park Opera, London

A musical romp fit for a reluctant king

Thomas initiates feisty recovery after early collapse

Yorkshire 209 Glamorgan 248-8

The Polyphonic Spree/The Datuns, Astoria, London

Moonies and rockers play up a storm

The four-letter word that nobody dares speak...

Mime gets a hard press at times. But these days, argues Jenny Gilbert, it's a very different bag of tricks

Tessem's late delivery secures Saints record

Southampton 2 Sunderland 1

'Horrendous' McEnroe slips up

The Arts: Small wonders

The politically correct don't like it, but `Snow White' isn't the same without dwarf actors. And this year demand is threatening to outstrip supply

First Night: A pleasure trip down comedy's Grand Canal

The Servant Of Two Masters RSC Stratford

Win tickets to see Dick Whittington at Sadler's Wells

Award-winning director and choreographer Gill-ian Lynne (see feature, left) unveils her new production of Dick Whittington at Sadler's Wells on Thursday, transforming the popular tale into an adventure of acrobatics, illusions, and exciting music and dance. And The Independent on Sunday has 10 pairs of tickets to be won for this spectacular family show.

That was the weekend that was: net minder

"I'm sick of hearing what a good manager Danny Wilson would be if he was given loads of cash -- he is tactically brain-dead, his man- management `skills' are the worst and his team selections have gone beyond pantomime."
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After 150 years, you can finally visit the grisliest museum in the country

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Homeless Veterans appeal

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He's behind you, dude!

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