Lindsay Lohan

Ran around Selfridges naked for a laugh. 'She was laughing her head off and literally giving staff the run-around as customers looked on,' said a source.

Andy Murray

Or more accurately, a sculpture of his head and shoulders, which is set to join a statue of Fred Perry in a revamped Wimbledon. Murray begins the defence of his title today against David Goffin.

Placido Domingo

The legendary opera singer conducts the Royal Opera House chorus as stars of the shows congregate on Trafalgar Square this weekend for annual free musical fest West End Live. Among the line up are the casts of The Bodyguard, Jersey Boys and Phantom of the Opera.

Julian Assange

Two years ago today the wikileaks founder first found safety from British security forces in the Ecuadorian embassy in Knightsbridge. There he remains, with three Met police officers waiting outside 24/7 to arrest him if he dares leave.

Jeremy Paxman

For his final Newsnight appearance tonight, the 'yeeeessss' presenter is to stare at London Mayor Boris Johnson's ample back side as the pair go nose-to-bum on board a tandem.

Danger Mouse

Crumbs! The 80s cartoon character (not the Gnarls Barkley musician) is to make a comeback with 52 new episodes. They say his famous eye-patch will be replaced by a Google Glass-type 'i-patch'. Good grief.


The former The Police frontman is selling his London house, a nine-bedroomed townhouse in Westminster with its own lift. Near neighbours of the £15 million property include Prime Minister David Cameron and the Queen.

James Lavelle

Starting today (13.06.14) the man from UNKLE presents this year's Meltdown Festival on the South Bank. Highlights over the next week include Neneh Cherry, Edwyn Collins, Grandmaster Flash, Goldie and Chrissie Hynde.

Drunken Cooks

The London Fire Brigade has advised hungry football fans to get a take-away tonight, because its firefighters are on strike. 'With the World Cup on and the FBU on strike, make it your goal to get a takeaway rather than cooking drunk,'said Ron Dobson, London Fire Brigade Commissioner.

Water Cannon

London Mayor Boris Johnson is to buy the police three water cannon to use on protestors, a move branded 'reckless' by Labour and not even backed by the Home Secretary.

Rik Mayall

The Young Ones star, one of his generation's comedy pioneers, died yesterday aged 56 at his home in Barnes. Cause of death is still unknown, but Mayall's wife said: 'Maybe he had a fit, maybe it was his heart'. Mayall had suffered from epilepsy following a bike crash.


The Motorexpo, a free car show, starts at Canary Wharf today. Highlights include electric, retro b4 motorbikes, the McLaren 650S and a Mercedes-based mobile office.

D-Day Weekend

As part of the celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the RAF museum in Colindale is putting on a show this weekend, with films, plays, walks and real warplanes and tanks.

Bob Mazzer

The 65-year-old east Londoner has been taking striking pictures of people on London Underground for 40 years. Now his work is to go on display at the Howard Griffin gallery on Shoreditch High Street, from 12 June. 'You suddenly become aware that you are documenting something that is going to have a historical bent to it,' said Mazzer. See some of the photos here.

Terminal 2

A Heston Blumenthal restaurant and the first John Lewis at an airport are two of the delights on offer at Heathrow's revamped terminal, which received its first flights today. The aim is for T2 to become 'one of the world's best airport terminals,' said John Holland-Kaye, Heathrow Development Director.