Rupert Grint, the actor who played Harry Potter’s sidekick Ron Weasley, this weekend told of his affection for his car – a 1974 Mr Whippy Bedford van. The ice cream van isn’t the only unusual celebrity vehicle on our streets.
In a recent timely survey, 1,000 women were asked to reveal their worst Valentine’s Day gift, i takes a glance over the ensuing top ten:
As the love-struck across the globe prepare to mark Valentine’s Day, i gives you the ultimate facts on the festival.
Meryl Streep has been nominated for an Academy Award for the 17th time, for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady. It’s hard to believe, but Streep hasn’t won since 1983 for Sophie’s Choice. but in Oscar history sometimes multiple nominations never guarantee you a prize. Words: Liam O’Brian, Graphic: Liz Gould.
A postage stamp commemorating the Year of the Dragon has sparked outrage in China as the beast’s expression looks “too fierce”. Here are some fearsome creatures whomay give you a fright if they knocked on your door.
Bradford rock band Smokie, who had a hit with Living Next Door to Alice in the 1970s, were the unexpected performers at a Kremlin dinner attended by Russian president Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin. Here are some other singers summoned for the pleasure of world leaders.
Louise Mensch has decried the fact female politicians are judged by their appearance, while posing for a shoot in GQ. She isn’t the first high-profile figure to cause a stir by posing in amagazine.
Stamps showing illustrations from books, including James and the Giant Peach and The Twits go on sale later this month in a celebration of Roald Dahl’s children’s literature. The author is the latest national treasure to be honoured with a set of Royal Mail collectibles. Here are some other notable figures who have put their stamp on history.
As experts debate the possible life spans of chimpanzees amid the news that Tarzan’s Cheeta has died apparently aged 80, i pays tribute to other star primates.
In light of the news that the indie folk singer Bon Iver, more renowned for hillbilly chic than physical prowess, will feature in an exercise video, i looks at other celebrities who have dabbled with fitness instruction.
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