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October 6, 2018 1:14 PM Groundbreaking sitcom writer Ray Galton dies

The iconic scriptwriter died last night after a "long and heartbreaking battle with dementia", his family announced. Along with Alan Simpson, Galton helped shape modern British comedy, pioneering a formula of sitcom that is emulated to this day. His manager Tessa Le Bars said: "I have had the great honour of working with Ray for over 50 years and for the last 40 as his manager 130

September 30, 2018 8:56 AM Tom Daley says feeling ‘different’ over sexuality powered his success

Olympic medalist Tom Daley has revealed his sexuality made him feel inferior and different from his peers growing up—but that ultimately provided the motivation that helped him succeed. Daley, the 24-year-old British diver who has won two bronze Olympic medals, was a guest on the BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs programme on Sunday. During the conversation 106

September 23, 2018 8:26 AM Judgmental dads secretly jealous of lazy arsehole dad

A GROUP of committed fathers who love to judge rival parents are all privately jealous of the father who does absolutely nothing, they have admitted. The dads, who gather daily in the playground at Oakleaf Primary to loudly discuss what excellent dads they are, have confessed they envy Wayne Hayes who does not even leave the car to drop off his kids. Father-of-three 71

August 31, 2018 10:56 PM Meghan Markle accidentally lets slip her pet name for Prince Harry

'Can you see, my love?' Meghan collapses into giggles after accidentally revealing her VERY affectionate pet name for Harry This is the toe-curling moment the Duchess of Sussex accidentally let slip her husband's pet name in front of dozens of onlookers. Meghan and Harry were posing for a group photo with the cast of hit musical Hamilton in London on Wednesday 54

August 2, 2018 12:14 AM Franz Ferdinand and Mogwai up for Scottish Album of the Year

Franz Ferdinand have been recognised for their album Always Ascending, while Mogwai are nominated for Every Country’s Sun. Other acts on the list include Young Fathers, Neon Waltz and Adam Holmes and The Embers. The long-list will be whittled down to a shortlist of 10 albums – one chosen by fans via a 72-hour online vote and the other nine chosen by a panel 70

June 20, 2018 7:09 AM Don Jr. cancels fundraiser for George P. Bush because Jeb and other Bush family members are attacking president on family separation

A dispute between two political families escalated Tuesday as Donald Trump Jr. canceled plans to raise money for the eldest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Donald Trump Jr. decided to withdraw from a fundraiser for Texas land commissioner George P. Bush in New York City next week after Jeb Bush criticized President Donald Trump's policy of separating 44

June 18, 2018 5:34 PM Stella McCartney wishes dad Sir Paul a happy birthday

Sir Paul also received birthday messages from the estates of late Beatles stars John Lennon and George Harrison. Lennon’s account tweeted a black and white image of the singer with the message: “Paul was one of the most innovative bass players that ever played bass. A tweet from Harrison’s account said: “I’d become friendly with Paul, I remember him coming 44

June 13, 2018 5:50 PM Russian MP warns women not to have sex with World Cup visitors to avoid becoming 'single mothers with mixed-race children'

Russian women should refrain from sleeping with visiting World Cup fans to avoid becoming single mothers with mixed-race children, a lawmaker who heads the parliament's family committee has advised. Tamara Pletnyova, a 70-year-old Communist who leads the lower house's family, women and children body, told Govorit Moskva radio she hoped women would not date visiting 43

January 6, 2018 1:54 AM Incredible photographs capturing women during labour and in their first seconds with their babies are hailed for their honest portrayal of the reality of childbirth

A series of incredible photographs have been praised for their honest depictions of childbirth and motherhood. Birth photographer Lacey Barratt, from Melbourne, has released a number of her favourite pictures from the past year, which show women during labour and moments after giving birth. One striking image shows a woman being handed her baby before 56

December 21, 2017 12:01 AM Hamilton: Stars come out for opening night of West End’s hottest show

THE OPENING of the West End’s new hottest show attracted a star-studded line-up last night. Dame Barbara Windsor, 80, looked glamorous dressed in monochrome to celebrate the first night of hip-hop musical hit Hamilton, based on the life of one of America’s Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton. Sir Tom Jones, 77, looked sharp in a three-piece suit, while 48