Lewis Hamilton

Crowned Formula 1 champion yesterday after clinching the necessary 5th place on the second to last corner of the last race of the season.

David Tennant

The actor is set to leave the hit BBC series Doctor Who at the end of this - his fourth - season.

Jeremy Hunt

The Conservative culture spokesman is the latest to denounce Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross' radio prank calls to Andrew Sachs. The BBC had logged more than 18,000 'Sachsgate' complaints by 9.30am today.

Hilary Bradt

The seasoned travel writer will chat about her experiences at the London Wetlands Centre this weekend.

The Churchill Arms, Kensington

Voted London's best-loved local in a survey of the capital's favourite public houses.

Drew Brees and Philip Rivers

They're the star quarterbacks for the New Orleans Saints and the San Diego Chargers, who battle it out in the second ever NFL game at Wembley on Sunday.


The yummy chocolate people have been named as one of the official sponsors of the 2012 Olympics, to the annoyance of organisations battling obesity.

Eid in the Square

Celebrations to mark Eid-al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, the Musilm holy month and fasting season, take place on Trafalgar Square this Saturday, with tens of thousands expected to join the singers and dancers between 1 and 5pm.

Didier Drogba

Chelsea's talisman is likely to be out for months following a knee injury suffered in Wednesday's Champions League match v. CFR Cluj.

The Falcons of Westminster

A pair of Peregrines have set up house on the roof of the House of Commons. A bit unfair when you can just fly up there. MPs have to claw their way to the top.

Mark Rothko

The Tate Modern is running a major exhibition of the late artist's work - the UK's first in more than 20 years.

Open Rehearsal

This weekend offers you the chance to get closer to London's cultural scene as the city's top venues open their doors, spaces, backstage areas and more, and invite Joe Public to take part in Open Rehearsal.

Sir Paul McCartney

The ex-Beatles is set to play in Israel tonight. Read more...

Dog Killing Cyclists

Actresses Jenny Seagrove, Felicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman have urged cyclists in London's parks to slow down and stick to bike paths following the deaths of two dogs in collisions this year in Kensington Gardens alone.

Admiral Lord Nelson

Invites to the funeral of Britain's navy hero are among the Nelson memorabilia on auction at Bonhams today.