Santa Claus

He likes London, what with all the chimneys and is therefore sure to bring you what you want.

Bush House

The historic HQ of the BBC World Service, which is 75 years old today.

Viscount Severn

The second child of Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex has arrived in the world. He's eighth in line to the throne.

Helena Bonham Carter

She's given birth to her second child, a girl, to add to four-year-old boy Billy.

Fabio Capello

The ex-Real Madrid and Milan coach is in town to hammer out a rumoured UKP4 million a year deal to become England boss.

Lily Allen

She's known for her lyrics and now the singer has been chosen to judge next year's Orange Prize for Fiction, Britain's main prize for women authors.

Al Bangura

The 19-year-old Watford footballer, orginally from Sierra Leone, is to be kicked out of the UK after losing his case to stay at an Asylum and Immigration Tribunal.

Friendly Bobbies

Where are they? The Met have tooled themselves up with 300 taser guns and rank and file officers will soon vote on whether to strike.

Campaign Against Climate Change

40,000 are expected to march on the US Embassy from Millbank on Saturday as part of a worldwide day of environmental protest. Starts 12.00 noon.

Kate Moss

Set to be the face behind the launch of Topshop in New York next year.

Steve McClaren

Sacked as England boss at FA HQ on Soho Square this morning, after his injury-ravaged side failed to qualify for Euro 08

Stephen Fry

Picked up an Emmy last night for his moving programme The Secret Life of a Manic Depressive

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh

2,000 people will be at Westminster Abbey today to help the couple celebrate 60 diamond years as wife and man.


A National Consumer Council survey found that only one per cent of London restaurants routinely offer free tap water.

Barry George

He's won his appeal for the 1999 murder of TV star Jill Dando and now faces a re-trial.