Madame Tussauds paraded Donald Trump waxwork outside the US embassy he refused to visit
The president said he cancelled his visit because the US embassy in London had been relocated.
What do pirates read at bedtime? Paper scraps recovered from Blackbeard's 300-year-old sunken ship may tell us
They had to fill the time between raids somehow...
‘He began to eat Hermione’s family’: read the hilarious Harry Potter chapter written by a bot
It was created using material from the original series.
Meet Jamie Green, the criminology student and 'sit-down stand-up comedian'
Jamie Green talks student life, accessibility and making it in comedy.
More than half of employees in books industry have suffered sexual harassment, survey finds
Poll shows there are 'issues for the industry to deal with'.
Facebook accidentally bans robin Christmas cards for their ‘sexual’ content
Artist Jackie Charley 'couldn't stop laughing' at Facebook's decision.
Ten of the best books to read about language and linguistics
Celebrating European Day of Languages
Interview: Sofie Hagen on feminism, hatred, and why she doesn't want to be famous
The Danish comedian spoke to us ahead of her Autumn tour.
Banksy donates £200k to peace campaigners from sale of his latest work
The street artist has donated money to Reprieve and Campaign Against Arms Trade.
British Museum in racism row after saying Asian names are ‘confusing’
The institution has apologised for offence caused.
Sir Peter Hall, giant of British Theatre, dies aged 86
He founded the Royal Shakespeare Company and directed the National Theatre.
Photo of a robot shortlisted for Taylor Wessing portrait prize
The non-human entry broke competition rules.
Visit San Francisco’s giant ‘wave organ’ played by the sea
Go and listen to the music of the waves.
How to navigate the Edinburgh Fringe on a budget
More art, less debt.
Black Cambridge student being investigated by police after calling out racism on Twitter during Dalston riots
Jason Okundaye has said that his tweets were taken out of context.
Tesco has become the first UK retailer to cut the tampon tax itself
Hooray for cheaper periods!
Celebrate World Lasagne Day with these mouth-watering recipes
As if we needed an excuse.