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Deep Read: Savile sex scandal spurs soul searching

Jimmy Savile was one of the UK's biggest stars - and, allegedly, its worst sexual predator. Now the nation asks if there was a link between the two.

A ‘symphony of British music’ to end Olympics

Spice Girls, The Who, George Michael, The Muse and Fatboy Slim are just some of the acts expected to perform at the Olympics 2012 closing ceremony.

Rolling Stones celebrate 50 years

Mick Jagger may rethink the words he sang over 45 years ago - "what a drag it is getting old" as the Rolling Stones enjoy 50 years in the industry.

European hostages murdered in Nigeria

Two Europeans who were held hostage in Nigeria by kidnappers claiming ties to al-Qaeda have been killed before rescuers could free them.

Former reporters support News of the World’s methods

Two former reporters for the now-defunct <em>News of the World</em> have stood behind the tabloid tactics at Britain's media ethics inquiry.

UK union calls for Jeremy Clarkson’s head

A British trade union is demanding that the BBC fire Jeremy Clarkson over comments that striking public sector workers should be shot.

Insults and rivalries ahead of Booker Prize announcement

It has insults, rivalries and bitter accusations. The battle for Britain's most prestigious literary award is proving to be a page-turner.

Murdoch eats humble pie

Murdoch was spattered with what appeared to be white foam in a foil pie dish, interrupting the hearing into the phone hacking scandal.

UK government defends Murdoch ties

Britain's Conservative-led government denied on Saturday that it was too close to Rupert Murdoch's scandal-hit media empire.

Twitter tirades test limits of freedom of speech

What's a tweet, between friends? The law says sometimes it's a threat, as various members of the Twitter community painfully found out.

Sci-fi stars do Shakespeare

It's <i>Hamlet</i>, but not as we know it.

Salman Rushdie named best of the Booker bunch

Salman Rushdie is probably the Booker Prize's best-known winner. Now he is officially the best.

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