The BBC has released photographs of the forthcoming seventh series of Doctor Who.
Adrian Chiles set the tone but others followed suit with plenty more nonsense... plus the odd clever quip
Of all The Kinks' hits, Waterloo Sunset is the one that still casts a spell. Ray Davies tells the band's biographer, Nick Hasted, how he came to write a genuine anthem
After another school year marred by teen pregnancy, drug dealing and murder, Waterloo Road has failed its final inspection.
The week in culture
After an irresistible rise, Michele Bachmann appears to be experiencing a collision with political reality after the opening 48 hours of her campaign for the Republican presidential nomination were overshadowed by a minor gaffe, a potentially major scandal and a small, but worrisome, dip in her popularity.
A celebrated wooden cross, which miraculously survived a raging inferno during the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, has been stolen from the battlefield. Fears were expressed yesterday that the 400-year-old cross, about 6ft high and 6ft wide, might have been stolen for a wealthy collector obsessed by Waterloo or Napoleon.
For Davies, it's a chance to squeeze back into the songs that made his name – as any man of 66 might wish to revisit an old pair of jeans.
It's an honour to adapt The Railway Children for the stage, says playwright Mike Kenny – but it comes with a lot of baggage
A lock of hair that was cut from Napoleon Bonaparte's head after he died has sold for £8,600 at an auction in New Zealand.
A battle of the beds has begun south of the Thames
King's College London is celebrating a triumph of sorts. After 180 years of coveting the East wing of Somerset House, and after many false dawns, it has finally got its hands on it. The men from the Inland Revenue who occupied the lovely neo-classical building have left, and the college is to expand, acquiring an architectural gem and more space.
Laurie Pumphrey, who died at his home in Northumberland on 23 December aged 93, was a star entrant into the diplomatic service in the first post-war reconstruction exam in 1945.
Union representing 20,000 Royal Mail workers announces more action