A woman lays flowers outside the Oxfordshire home of singer George Michael, who was found dead at home on Christmas Day. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty

A couple who spent years clueless about who gave them £15,000 (€17,600) to fund their fertility treatment have thanked George Michael after it was cla(...)

A message of condolence is pictured outside the north London home of British singer George Michael  as news of the singer’s death spread. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Behind the headlines and huge on-stage persona, George Michael was a generous man who kept quiet about his considerable charitable donations, it has e(...)

Broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan, 67 and his wife Helen, now Lady Wogan, after the radio and television presenter collected his knighthood.

Prime minister David Cameron and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn led tributes in Britain to Terry Wogan, reflecting on the extraordinary position the bro(...)

Nicholas Winton, who saved at least 664 children from the concentration camps. Photograph: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images

Sir Nicholas Winton, who has died aged 106, became known belatedly as “the British Schindler” for his part in rescuing more than 600 children in Czech(...)

On Monday I am starting again. Beginning another new thing. I seem in my life always to be starting but I’ve come to accept I’m just not so good at(...)