Faint praise has been Sire De Grugy’s lot so far this season, but surely it must be time to acknowledge that he is a two-mile chaser of the highest order, with or without the damning shadow of Sprinter Sacre.
One of the most interesting dates in the diary next week will see Frances Segelman bring theatre to the world of sculpture. The artist is due to sculpt a bust of Sir Derek Jacobi in front of a live audience, in just two hours.
Granted, the royals probably aren't the easiest to buy for. But a book called Your Arms Remind Me of Pork Luncheon Meat? Really?
The former firebrand was looked back on his 60-year career in politics during a series of interviews with the BBC
Those who refuse an honour inevitably follow it up with a worthy fuss
Prince George stayed in the warm as the Royal Family attended their traditional Christmas Day church service.
The singer will be travelling to Buckingham Palace to receive the title of Miss Adele Adkins MBE
Former prime minister spoke out as he attended the memorial service for Nelson Mandela
The former Pussycat Doll apparently met with the late South African president’s daughters at the Mandarin Hotel in London, where they are said to have discussed the potential appearance
Nelson Mandela was courageous to fight against oppression in apartheid South Africa and should not have been labelled “a terrorist”, the Archbishop of Canterbury said at a service of thanksgiving for his life on Sunday.
From Brian May on Buckingham Palace's roof to Lady Gaga's plans to play in space
Prince Charles will go in her place, and be joined by Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour's Ed Miliband in paying respects to 'hero across countries, continents and parties'
The former home of Dick Whittington combines medieval grandeur with modern comforts, says Matthew Bell
The singer began his impassioned rant by condemning hunting in Britain
President Michael D Higgins is to become the first Irish head of state to make an official state visit to the UK. He has accepted an invitation from the Queen for him and his wife, Sabina, to stay at Windsor Castle on 8 April next year.
The Newsnight veteran is unhappy at Cameron's take on next year's first world war centenary