News The home of the TV weatherman has been raided by police as part of an investigation into historic sexual abuse

Former This Morning weather presenter faces claims he sexually assaulted boys at a grammar school where he taught

Coogan's straight run: from bonks to bungs

The price of fame for Steve Coogan has been the prying eyes of the tabloids. So why has the comedian taken on a straight acting role as Mike Gabbert, the newshound who exposed match-rigging in the Sixties? By James Rampton

BBC celebrates daytime revival

BBC chiefs are celebrating a daytime TV ratings turnaround after ditching their "sofa celebrities" Nick Owen and Anne Diamond last year.

VANESSA THE CONFESSOR

THE EYE PROFILE : VANESSA FELTZ talks with James Rampton

THE CRITICS TELEVISION: Expensive holidays in other people's misery

Did you realise that 1996 is Burma's "Year of the Tourist"? But John Pilger advises against visiting just yet. They're still getting the place ready - with slave labour. And there's that little matter of the democratic elections, in which Aung San Suu Kyi won 80 per cent of the vote. She's been under house-arrest ever since.

Storyboard 8 / Richard, Judy and OJ

Everything you need to know about a story you meant to read

'Isn't that Richard Madeley? I thought he was meant to be interviewing OJ Simpson at this very moment...'

If you want to get ahead, publish a diary. With the book-party season in full swing, that seems to be the lesson for thespian and rockular celebrities around town. There's no reason any more to write a real book; just download those mildly pointless encounters with your agent/co-star/American fan/wife/amusingly ordinary neighbour, add some easy-to-write notes about what you had for breakfast and Robert's your avuncular relation.

Simpson plans to sue over disputed evidence

OJ Simpson hinted last night that he plans to sue detectives who accused him of murdering his former wife, Nicole, and her friend Ron Goldman.

'None of their punches was ever likely to connect'

When Richard and Judy hit OJ with hard facts, he just denied them, writes Tom Sutcliffe

OJ Simpson gets mixed welcome

After the 'trial of the century', it's trial by television - with Richard and Judy

The interview RICHARD AND JUDY TALK TO BEN THOMPSON

To students, they are a surrogate mum and dad. To cynics, they are just too squeaky clean. But what will OJ make of them?

OJ lined up for Richard and Judy

OJ Simpson is flying to Britain to star in a new chat show with Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan for a nominal fee of pounds 1, programme makers said yesterday.

A new daytime dawns

For years it's been a formula: soap, agony and cosy chat. Now the stars of daytime TV are sharpening their act to please a new audience.

Swoon back

Herb Alpert, Burt Bacharach, Perry Como your hour has come again. The fashionable almost-young are going unaccountably soft. One hears a strange noise in the night and it certainly isn't techno. Report by Rosie Millard. Photographs by David Gamble

ANOTHER VIEW: Don't go, Richard and Judy

The relocation of Granada television's This Morning programme to a new London base has been presented almost exclusively as a matter of personal convenience for Richard and Judy, the show's presenters. They are tired of travelling, and finding it difficult to get big-name guests to travel to the programme, so it is goodbye to the heart of Granada television's operations in Liverpool.

Attacks on Christ film rejected

Viewers have flooded a television watchdog with complaints about Channel 4's screening of the controversial film The Last Temptation of Christ, it was disclosed yesterday.
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Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

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The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
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Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

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Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee
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Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

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Why the league system no longer measures up

League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system
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Diego Costa: Devil in blue who upsets defences is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

Devil in blue Costa is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

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Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

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