Fears of chaos for Boxing Day shoppers in London as tube strike action and engineering works hit 11 underground linesPlanned strikes by train drivers' union Aslef will cause 'significant disruption'Engineering works and seasonal closures are also expected to cause headaches for shoppers and commuters | UPDATED: 22:37 GMT, 24 December 2012 Planned tube strikes on Boxing Day are expected to cause chaos on the London Underground Planned tube strikes on Boxing Day are expected to cause chaos on the London Underground. The strike, and two further walkouts on the last two Fridays in January, is over a long-running row about bank holiday pay
Yes, I slept with a lot of women but they had a choice – it wasn't rape, says fashion photographer David Bailey (who's still sex mad at 74!) Legendary lothario dated model Jean Shrimpton and married actress Catherine Deneuve before fourth wife Catherine Dyer finally tamed him | UPDATED: 23:53 GMT, 21 December 2012 'I'm mad about her': The photographer with his fourth wife Catherine His reputation as a lothario during his heyday earned him the nickname Big Bad Bailey. Several decades on, with four marriages under his belt and about to turn 75, David Bailey is as controversial as ever. The fashion photographer reveals he still enjoys making love to his 51-year-old wife Catherine, is friends with his ex-girlfriends and ex-wives – and remains unapologetic about his penchant for one night stands.
Rural campaigners blast minister’s plan to rip up two million acres of countryside for new housing Nick Boles branded 'intellectual gadfly' and conservationists urged him to 'get serious', adding new building should focus on sites already developedBoles told BBC2's Newsnight programme that ministers would protect Green Belt – but warned large areas of 'open land' may have to be given over | UPDATED: 00:41 GMT, 29 November 2012 Nick Boles, pictured, came under fire from conservationists for making decisions 'on the back of a fag packet' The Planning Minister was accused of allowing developers to ‘let rip’ on the countryside last night, as he warned up to two million acres of green fields may have to be dug up for new housing. Nick Boles came under fire from conservationists for making decisions ‘on the back of a fag packet’ after he declared that the amount of land under development in the UK may have to increase by a third to tackle the housing shortage