News Dave Lee Travis arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London on Wednesday for the second day of his trial.

A radio announcer has told the court in the trial of DJ Dave Lee Travis that she was in a “panic” after he allegedly grabbed her breasts when she was speaking live on air.

Album: Seth Lakeman, Poor Man’s Heaven Relentless

Seth Lakeman, the 31-yearold Devonian whose name sounds like a shady minor character in a Thomas Hardy novel, is folk’s crossover poster boy.

My Life In Travel: Mike Oldfield

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Dennis D'Ell

Singer of 'Have I the Right?'

Album: Paul McCartney

Back in the world, Parlophone

Vege-bikers put success on the menu

A cycling team with a difference are fuelled up and ready to impress in the Giro d'Italia

Before the week is out: Do this

WILL WE ever let the Seventies rest in peace? Not if Dr Barnardo's has anything to do with it. The Birmingham NEC is throwing what is billed as "The Biggest '70s Party Ever" with all proceeds going to the children's charity. Old war-horses Hot Chocolate and Alvin Stardust are being wheeled out along with the likes of Showaddywaddy, Roy Wood and The Rubettes for a night of pure nostalgia.

When DJs had to talk between records

In the mid-1960s, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile presided over the dance-halls of Manchester. Herman's Hermits brought the city its first ever No 1, and the Hollies had nine hits in a row ...

pounds 1m to make music

NEW contemporary music in Britain is to receive a pounds 1m-a-year boost from the Performing Rights Society, the music royalties collection agency. The PRS board agreed last week to set up a foundation to support new music, in response to critics angered at its decision last year to abolish a long-established subsidy of classical music.

Song ban `amuses' McCartney

SIR PAUL McCartney will today release a single and video by his late wife, Linda, despite a blanket ban on all airplay by radio and television stations because the song contains a profanity.
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Some are reformed drug addicts. Some are single mums. All are on benefits. But now these so-called 'scroungers’ are fighting back

The 'scroungers’ fight back

The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
Amazing video shows Nasa 'flame extinguishment experiment' in action

Fireballs in space

Amazing video shows Nasa's 'flame extinguishment experiment' in action
A Bible for billionaires

A Bible for billionaires

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Paranoid parenting is on the rise - and our children are suffering because of it

Paranoid parenting is on the rise

And our children are suffering because of it
For sale: Island where the Magna Carta was sealed

Magna Carta Island goes on sale

Yours for a cool £4m
Phone hacking scandal special report: The slide into crime at the 'News of the World'

The hacker's tale: the slide into crime at the 'News of the World'

Glenn Mulcaire was jailed for six months for intercepting phone messages. James Hanning tells his story in a new book. This is an extract
We flinch, but there are degrees of paedophilia

We flinch, but there are degrees of paedophilia

Child abusers are not all the same, yet the idea of treating them differently in relation to the severity of their crimes has somehow become controversial
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering

The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering

For instance, did Isis kill the Israeli teenagers to trigger a war, asks Patrick Cockburn
Alistair Carmichael: 'The UK as a whole is greater than the sum of its parts'

Alistair Carmichael: 'The UK as a whole is greater than the sum of its parts'

Meet the man who doesn't want to go down in history as the country's last Scottish Secretary
Legoland Windsor's master model-makers reveal the tricks of their trade (including how to stop the kids wrecking your Eiffel Tower)

Meet the people who play with Lego for a living

They are the master builders: Lego's crack team of model-makers, who have just glued down the last of 650,000 bricks as they recreate Paris in Windsor. Susie Mesure goes behind the scenes
The 20 best days out for the summer holidays: From Spitfires to summer ferry sailings

20 best days out for the summer holidays

From summer ferry sailings in Tyne and Wear and adventure days at Bear Grylls Survival Academy to Spitfires at the Imperial War Museum Duxford and bog-snorkelling at the World Alternative Games...
Open-air theatres: If all the world is a stage, then everyone gets in on the act

All the wood’s a stage

Open-air productions are the cue for better box-office receipts, new audiences, more interesting artistic challenges – and a picnic
Rand Paul is a Republican with an eye on the world

Rupert Cornwell: A Republican with an eye on the world

Rand Paul is laying out his presidential stall by taking on his party's disastrous record on foreign policy
Self-preservation society: Pickles are moving from the side of your plate to become the star dish

Self-preservation society

Pickles are moving from the side of your plate to become the star dish
Generation gap opens a career sinkhole

Britons live ever longer, but still society persists in glorifying youth

We are living longer but considered 'past it' younger, the reshuffle suggests. There may be trouble ahead, says DJ Taylor