Richard Hammond: Flying with vultures for his new show almost ended in another catastrophe

He’s no stranger to white-knuckle moments (remember that 288mph crash) but flying with vultures for his new show almost ended in another catastrophe for Richard Hammond | UPDATED: 17:25 GMT, 4 November 2012 After Richard Hammond was left with life-threatening injuries from his horrific 288mph crash in a drag racing car back in 2006, you’d imagine the director of his new series would have thought twice about letting the Top Gear star do his own stunts. Not Graham Booth, who put together Hammond’s new series Miracles Of Nature.

David Attenborough celebrates his own Diamond Jubilee with new BBC series 60 Years In The Wild

'Apart from the rats it's been an absolute joy!' David Attenborough celebrates his own Diamond Jubilee with a special series of nature documentaries | UPDATED: 21:30 GMT, 26 October 2012 Sir David Attenborough is such a jolly soul, you tend to forget he's been knocking around now for more years than television itself. 'Inside, I'm skipping about picking up plants,' he says

Compelling diary reveals what life – and love – was really like for the young women on the home front during Second World War

Compelling diary reveals what life – and love – was really like for the young women on the home front during Second World War May Smith in 1940 At the outbreak of the Second World War, May Smith was a 24-year-old teacher living with her parents in a village in Derbyshire.

Tulisa Contostavlos reveals sex attack that happened when she was 16

'I felt so embarrassed and ashamed': Tulisa reveals sex attack horror at 16 after her drink was spiked | UPDATED: 14:48 GMT, 23 September 2012 Shocking: Tulisa has revealed that she was drugged and sexually attacked at the age of 16 Tulisa Contostavlos has revealed she was sexually assaulted after being drugged when she was 16. Recalling what started as a night out in friends in her new autobiography, the singer revealed how her 'fearless nature' put her in some horrible situations

Hollyoaks star Gemma Merna strips off for new Vitzer campaign

Beauty AND brains: Gemma Merna stuns in nude shoot for zero-sugar drink she created for her diabetic husband | UPDATED: 16:05 GMT, 18 September 2012 Gemma Merna is used to flashing the flesh as her Hollyoaks alter-ego Carmel Valentine. She's just as sexy in real life – and now the pretty blonde has shed her clothes as part of a campaign for a new multivitamin soft drink. The actress goes natural for the classy shoot in aid of Vitzer, a zero-calorie, no sugar beverage she helped develop to benefit her diabetic husband Ian Minton, who she married in May.

Should pin-up photos come with a "don"t try this at home" warning? The hilarious copycat attempts that are anything but sexy

Should pin-up photos come with a 'don't try this at home' warning The hilarious copycat attempts that are anything but sexy | UPDATED: 18:39 GMT, 16 August 2012 The warning, 'don't try this at home' is typically applied to dangerous stunts. But if a new gallery of images is any indication, it seems pin-up photographs should come with a similar disclosure. A series of pictures from what appears to be the Eighties and Nineties, published by These Americans, shows just how wrong an attempted sexy photoshoot can go

David Beckham gets transformed into a silver statue for new H and M underwear campaign

Goldenballs David Beckham gets transformed into a chiseled silver statue for new H&M underwear campaign | UPDATED: 20:26 GMT, 16 August 2012 His nickname may be Goldenballs, but David Beckham was given a silver touch as part of a new campaign for H&M. Huge statues of the football player wearing just his pants were erected in various locations around New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, proving he truly is a larger than life star.

Rihanna shows off her curves in a red swimsuit as she tries out different poses

How am I looking… Rihanna shows off her curves in a red swimsuit as she tries out different poses | UPDATED: 22:39 GMT, 26 July 2012 Having a good time is like second nature to Rihanna and she has showed no signs of slowing down any time soon. Still in the South of France, the singer was pictured aboard Latitude which is the grand vessel she is currently renting as she holidays with her friends.

Madonna just can"t stop flashing the flesh as she exposes her bottom days after nip-slip controversy

From boob to bum! Madonna just can't stop flashing the flesh as she exposes her bottom days after nip-slip controversy | UPDATED: 09:06 GMT, 13 June 2012 She hit the headlines, crashed internet forums and caused a huge stir when she decided to flash her nipple live on stage. But Madonna is not a woman who will bow down to her critics and if last night was anything to go by, she has only gone and fuelled the fire even further. Because despite fans and commentators suggesting that now, at the age of 53, it's time for her to cover up, Madonna then goes and shows off her bare bottom.