Though he had worked as a stand-up comedian, as a dealer in antiquarian prints and paintings, and as a writer and publisher, Simon Bond was best known as a cartoonist and illustrator, notably creating the international bestseller, 101 Uses of a Dead Cat.
You could be forgiven for thinking it's summer.
Double world junior champion Jack Laugher hopes he can one day enjoy his time in the spotlight currently occupied by Tom Daley after an eighth-placed finish in the 3 metre springboard final on his World Championships debut yesterday that belied his 16 years.
Hispanics are the fastest growing minority in the US – and a new group wants to get them in the voting spirit
The accidental death of a cobra-lover has highlighted the strange passion some feel for serpents. Michael Bywater tries to explain
It’s a big year for the Reading and Leeds Festivals. Not only is it 50 years this summer since Harold Pendleton, founder of the Marquee Club in London, launched the events’ precursor, the National Jazz Festival, but it’s also the 40th anniversary of the Reading site’s initiation. To celebrate four decades of revelry at Richfield Avenue we’ve taken a look back at some of the defining moments of this most beloved of festivals.
Jerome Taylor tracked down one of Britain's most feared hackers to find out what motivates this new criminal underworld
She came late to acting – and the brilliant performance she gives in the hit film comedy 'Bridesmaids' suggests that this might just have been her best career move
<b>Simon Turnbull</b>: On the YouTube section of Roald Bradstock's website, you can see a clip of him throwing in the Olympic javelin final in Los Angeles in 1984.
In this image-saturated age, you can believe you've seen a place before you have actually seen it.
Death Cab for Cutie's downbeat last album made No 1 in the US. But, for their follow-up, they have moved on from indie guitars and slowcore melancholy, they tell Gillian Orr
Warren Place candidate out to enter Oaks picture for master trainer of fillies on first day of Dante meeting
Pictures were released yesterday of the Swiss thrill-seeker known as the JetMan showing his nickname is well deserved by flying across the Grand Canyon.
Air traffic controllers in America were on the alert last night – none of those infamous mid-shift naps – for a blip on their screens that may at first sight appear to be a human with wings. Wait, it will be a human with wings as well as a jet pack firmly attached to his back, and a cargo-hold of courage.
Three months since she was shot in Tucson, the senator is ready to appear in public to wave off her astronaut husband