With Team Nigella already whipped into a state of expectant devotion by her court appearances, her show couldn’t have arrived at a more opportune moment. But The Taste, which began on Channel 4 tonight, is no ordinary Nigella Lawson cookery show and no ordinary competition, either. The contestants may come from the ranks of professional chefs or enthusiastic home cooks, but all will be judged, sight unseen, on the flavour of a single spoonful.
He spent 35 years on the run from police, but mourners attending the criminal's funeral were today asked to celebrate his life
While Channel 4 located the alabaster NSA whistleblower, several other household names came out of the tinsel
Greenpeace campaigners were greeted by jubilant friends and family at St Pancras Station on Friday night
Mikhail Khodorkovsky flies to Berlin after release from jail confirmed by Putin
Another Bond EC135 craft 'experienced defect that requires further technical investigation'
Interiors brand House of Hackney has brought its signature bold prints and patterns to a capsule collection for Asos, says Rebecca Gonsalves
The name Jordan conjures up one image, for most: the artist now known as Katie Price. An artificial re-engineering of our contemporary ideal of woman. For me, it conjures up another Jordan, whose artifice again helped reshape views of femininity, albeit in a very different way.
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Arcade Fire have written the music for Spike Jonze's Her
The kilt is making a comeback this season, from traditional Scots tartan to minis and punky versions, writes Holly Swayne
Rockumentaries used to focus on chart-toppers, but now the cult heroes of times past are in the spotlight, says Pierre Perrone
Anyone who expected the Followills’s sixth album to reignite what first fired them up as a band of brothers (plus cousin) hadn’t reckoned on the limiting matter of their mutation into a stadium brand.
A 20th anniversary edition of Nirvana's final album, In Utero, is released on Monday. Those who worked with the band, and musicians inspired by their music, talk to Elisa Bray
Tonight we have come expecting the casual, ramshackle charm and strangely whimsical grace of Babyshambles circa 2009 and Grace/Wastelands but the band’s new album, Sequel to the Prequel seems almost unnaturally controlled and surprisingly vibrant.
To mark a retrospective of the band’s music, Ian Burrell hears the stories behind some of their greatest hits