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If you’d like enter the Diary Room, bounce on the overstuffed furniture and marvel at the close confines of a reality TV experiment that has last over a decade, now might be your chance as the National Trust is set to open the Big Brother House to the public for one weekend later this month.
Tim Allen traded his whites for his best suit for a taste of life front of house. Gillian Orr finds our how he fared
British intelligence service advertises post, but warns 'we can't tell you much about the job. We can't give exact locations'
It's high summer all of a sudden. Eleanor Doughty reckons the National Trust's list of things to do outside before you’re 11¾ is the last word in summer fun
The British artist Haroon Mirza has transformed a space at London's Lisson Gallery into a gleaming symphony of light, reverberation and echo with his newest installation, /o/o/o/o/. Its centrepiece, a reverberation chamber created by Mirza and his architect brother, Omar, will be lit by small, flashing LEDs that correspond to noise from speakers rigged in and about the chamber. The combination of constant, clanging noise and flashing light is set to offer a unique, otherworldly gallery-going experience.
Justin Bieber has been attacked by a male fan while performing on stage at a concert in Dubai.
'Outstanding' leader given responsibility for overseeing first winning tour for 16 years
David Cameron’s government is the “nastiest” in British history, the leader of the TUC claimed today, as the country’s poorest families brace themselves for sweeping benefit cuts which take effect this month.
Anger grows over trial of three young Londoners who face death penalty after drug confessions that they say were extracted by electric shocks and gun threats
Helen Boaden, the executive in charge of BBC News when the Jimmy Savile controversy erupted, is to move to a new role heading the corporation's radio networks.
Food and Drink, BBC2
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, gave notice today that he is out to end the “growing menace” of the urban fox after a young baby was attacked in his home in the capital, losing a finger.
More than 300,000 disabled people will have their benefits cut when Disability Living Allowance is replace by a new benefit, Esther McVey, the minister for disabled people, announced today – but the change has been delayed for two years.
Stuck for ideas for what to do during the coldest few months of the year? This is winter, sorted
The day after my father died, my aunt came to me and said, "You're an orphan now". It didn't matter that I was in my early forties, or that my mother had passed away years before – the fact remained, my dad was gone. My brothers, my sister and I were on our own, lost without the rudder that had once steered the family ship.
Billions of pounds have been spent on staging London 2012, but now the scaling down begins, reports Jonathan Brown