Sport Usain Bolt claims he devoured 1,000 Chicken McNuggets a day during the Beijing Olympics

View from the Sofa: Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast, Channel 4

The Monkees, Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Hey, hey, it's the Monkees, well most of them. And, 45 years on, they're still busy singin'

Elton John nominated for Dad of the Year

Sir Elton John and David Furnish have made the shortlist for Celebrity Dad of the Year.

Robbie Williams' cake apology

Robbie Williams had to apologise to his wife after he ate her birthday cake before she had a chance to blow out her candles.

Jamie's kitchen nightmare: his show is getting the chop

Celebrity chef switched to 'graveyard slot' as TV ratings plummet

Boxing: Haye and Klitschko set Hamburg date

David Haye envisages "an army of Brits invading Germany" after his massive unification showdown with IBF/WBO holder Wladimir Klitschko was yesterday confirmed for 2 July at the 57,000 capacity Imtech Arena in Hamburg.

Robbie Williams could be back with Take That for good

Robbie Williams could remain with Take That after their summer tour.

Robbie Williams gets darts lessons

Robbie Williams is receiving secret darts lessons from Phil Taylor to help him beat his Take That bandmates.

Robbie Williams 'terrified' of being a dad

Robbie Williams is "terrified" of fatherhood.

Red Nose Day sets £74m record

A record £74 million had been raised for Comic Relief as the BBC's Red Nose Day extravaganza drew to a close.

Media Diary: Did we need double Times?

Web watch

Those fascinated by the great News International online paywall experiment can't help but be intrigued by the joint Facebook page set up by The Times and The Sunday Times.

London Games to get the Gaga treatment from choreographer

London will wave goodbye to the 2012 Olympic Games with a samba-styled celebration devised by the creative talents behind Lady Gaga and Take That's spectacular live shows.

Need a quick endorphins boost? Take That

If you’re feeling at a low ebb this afternoon then a quick blast of Take That might be just the thing to sort you out according to new scientific research.

Take That choreographer steers Olympic finales

The man behind Take That's successful comeback live shows will be in charge of the closing ceremonies at the London 2012 Games, organisers announced today.

Caught & social: Take That and (after) Party

To the extravagant surrounds of the Savoy Ballroom for the Universal Brits After Party. The £400,000 party was allegedly paid for by Take That as a way of celebrating their "best group" gong.
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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

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

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
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