The BBC is expected to begin filming the opening scenes of its adaptation of Great Expectations today, on the marshlands of Tollesbury, near Maldon (where the salt comes from).
Wrangler's new collection blends the brand's workwear heritage with grungy modern art. Longevity is in the jeans, says Harriet Walker
Magnifique! Wunderbar! The Franco-German All4One hammered home an emphatic win in the high-scoring coastal race off Sardinia to extend its lead in the Audi MedCup.
Picking themselves up, dusting themselves down, and starting all over again, the American team Quantum banged in a second and a first on the second day of the Sardinia Trophy, the third of five regattas in the Audi MedCup series.
A baptism of bubbly, with glitches, for two of the new boats in the new Audi MedCup turns into a baptism of fire when the start gun for the first race sounds off Cascais, Lisbon on Wednesday.
Unauthorised biography charts John Bercow's rise from right-wing ideologue
High costs are an accepted part of college education in the US – and they pay for world-class teaching. Dr Terence Kealey, vice-chancellor of Britain's only private university, argues that it's time we followed America's example
Lucy Hodges gauges reactions from vice-chancellors and students
A shortage of university places means clearing will be a harrowing process this year. But there are plenty of options for students who are turned away
Lucy Hodges examines the pros and cons
A year on from his appointment as Speaker, John Bercow tells Steve Richards why he is determined to change the culture of the House – starting with Prime Minister's Questions
John Bercow was returned as Commons Speaker today after an attempt to remove him was cast aside by the vast majority of MPs.
Opportunities for single-issue groups have never been greater, explains Michael Savage
Millionaire campaigner against immigration sees off four rivals to head party
The biggest musical event this week isn't a concert at all, but it's coming to a popcorn pit near you. By the time I'm writing this and you're reading it, Michael Jackson was meant to have performed 27 dates of his This Is It farewell show at the O2 in London, with a further 23 to follow in the spring.
Reforms of MPs' expenses will exclude one of the most serious and common abuses of the whole system