25th October 2008
Mandelson reveals he first met Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska in 2004 3
1:33 PM — Business Secretary Lord Mandelson has confirmed that he met with the controversial Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska in 2004, two years earlier than his former European Union officials.
Travel: Sinful but fun-filled St Tropez 2
12:45 PM — Of all the exuberant cities on the Cote d'Azur, St Tropez has the most sinful reputation for fun and frolicking. It is glamorous, gregarious and oh so gorgeous.
Travel: Get arty in Aarhus
12:41 PM — Denmark's second largest city Aarhus, offers a vibrant art and cultural scene making it an excellent choice for an "art-house" weekend away. Its heady mixture of old-world charm, vibrant social life and rich beautiful scenery, make the perfect ingredients for a relaxing city break.
Travel: Paris, Rome, Madrid and…Birmingham?
12:35 PM — Let's be honest, with glamorous places such as Paris, Rome and Madrid on offer, it is probably fair to say that Birmingham doesn't feature at the top of many people's list of great cities to visit. But with its sleek hotels, plentiful museums, modern architecture and exhibitions, perhaps it should.
Comedian Jerry Lewis under fire after calling cricket a “fag’s game” 9
11:29 AM — The veteran American comedian Jerry Lewis is under fire after he made what has been described as an anti-gay slur, little over a year after he was forced to apologise for a similar remark.
Preview: Stephen Fry in America- taking the bus to Clarksdale 2
10:09 AM — Stephen Fry follows the mighty Mississippi River from its southern-most tip in Louisiana through to its source in the snowy wastes of Minnesota, on the border with Canada, as he continues his road trip around every state in the USA.
Coronation Street: The street bid farewell to Liam
1:14 AM — There's a sombre start to the week in Manchester as the residents of the street attend Liam's funeral. Maria's not sure how she's going to cope, so she takes Ozzy along for support. Carla has no idea how she's going to get through the day either. Once she arrives at the church, she finds it overbearing and flees as soon as the hymn singing begins. Her dramatic exit raises a few eyebrows in the congregation.
Emmerdale Spoilers: Will Louise and Jamie live happily ever after?
1:11 AM — Bob and Terry get the wrong end of the stick at the start of the week. They totally misinterpret a welcome kiss between Louise and Jonty. Jonty asks Louise to leave for Australia with him. When Jamie finds out he's not best pleased and lands a right hook on Jonty before storming off.
EastEnders Spoilers: Max Branning gets hit down
1:07 AM — As the week kicks off in Walford it seems as though we're about to say "bon voyage" to Tanya, Jack and the kids as they head off to France. But this is soapland, you know it's not going to be that easy for them to leave, not if Max has anything to do with it anyway.
Hollyoaks Spoilers: Hannah and Elliot share a kiss
12:57 AM — Nancy starts off the week pretty upset that she might have blown things with Ravi. But she'll never admit that she might have been a bit rash in accusing him of being a pawn in one of Warren's shady drug deals. Will he forgive her?