Booker Prize-winning author Ian McEwan (pictured left) has gone into hiding from the media after a Youtube clip showed him drunkenly scuffling with Australian novelist Peter Carey (pictured right) in a Walkabout pub.
10) BadgerFlight. For the first time, incredible new camera technology allows us to follow the airborne journey of the badger as it flies south for the winter. Don’t miss episode two of this awe-inspiring nature TV series, in which a common European badger swoops down with pinpoint precision to pluck a Shetland pony from a council estate in Manchester.
Sebastian Faulks' children attached a huge banner to the outside of his home this morning, saying: "It's okay, dad, we still love you even if Birdsong wasn't good enough to be made into a proper film".
Hmmm. Many thanks to elena for this neat illustration of why Britain no longer has an empire. While we’re on the subject of adverts, let’s kick things off with a riddle. Who’s this? He preys on the vulnerable, only advertises in public loos and you wouldn’t go with him unless you were absolutely paralytic?..... Got it yet? The answer is, of course...