Anti-racism protesters kettled by police after breaking away from counter-demonstration
We’re tiring of Masterchef in all its incarnations, aren’t we? We’re exhausted by Gordon Ramsay shouting at Yanks in Kitchen Nightmares; we’ve been charmed by Lorraine Pascal’s brownies and Levi Roots’s chilli sauce and Mary Berry’s tarts and Paul Hollywood’s kneading skills – but don’t you wish someone had the courage to say: “That’s enough cookery shows for now, thanks!” What culinary niche can possibly still be unexplored? Which gastro-territory remains uncharted? Don’t ask. The BBC always has an answer – or, two.
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Troops drafted in to protect London 2012 venues after the G4S fiasco make up 50 per cent of security personnel stationed at the Olympic Park.
Giant Olympic rings became the crowning glory on Tower Bridge today to mark the countdown to the London 2012 Games.
Half a million buttons will decorate banner on barge carrying the Queen on her Jubilee Pageant
They like a nickname Down Under – there is a federal law that states no team can depart Australian shores without having "roos" attached to their name – but when it comes to James Magnussen, it's not so much a moniker as a statement of intent.
Trust your eyes, not your mobile
Wales arrive at red-rose HQ in great shape but are still wary of hosts' father-and-son combination
A theatre in North London has become the highest-profile playhouse to give up competing with this summer's Olympic Games, deciding that it would be more lucrative to rent the venue to one of the visiting teams instead.
Soho institution Quo Vadis undergoes an unfussy makeover to get tongues wagging.
A day after his New Year honour, Yorkshire's finest attacks artist for failing to make his own work
The Chelsea Football Club owner, Roman Abramovich, has unleashed his most withering personal attack yet on his former business associate Boris Berezovsky, almost three months into the £3.5bn trial between the two men.
But ex-Lazard chairman urges City to aim for ethical capitalism, says Paul Cahalan
With six feet to spare, the triple-masted Colombian barque ARC Gloria slid through the raised bascules of Tower Bridge yesterday to end a three-day goodwill visit to London.