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Harvey Weinstein's lawyers have allegedly settled his civil case with 30 women for $25m. His actions were an abuse of power, as well as sexual abuse, says Charlotte Metcalf
Boxing Day is a hallowed but icy date in the National Hunt calendar. Ex-jockey Brough Scott, who turns 77 today, recalls falling in the snow and dodging France’s greatest racing scandal
Forget the urban myth, says John McEwen. The parakeet boom has nothing to do with Jimi Hendrix
The world’s first traffic light was invented 151 years ago. Modern street furniture, says Laura Freeman, lacks the grace of its ancestors
As Lionel Blair turns 91, Gyles Brandreth celebrates the brilliant showman
The late, great Kenny Everett would have been 75 on Christmas Day. His co-star Cleo Rocos reunited with Barry Cryer, writer of The Kenny Everett Television Show, at The Oldie's Christmas party last night
Virginia Ironside has decided to annoy friends and family by not being a grump
A classicist has paid tribute to Lord Elgin for his plaster casts of the Elgin Marbles. Harry Mount visits the sculptures in London and Athens to sing their praises
Sister Teresa tells of what awaits her at this time of year
As a new ABBA exhibition opens, Rachel Johnson sings the praises of the evergreen Swedes
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