Richard Burton"s diaries reveal how the lust he and Liz Taylor shared was matched by their drink-fuelled rages

Liz smashed me around the head with her ringed fingers. If any man had done that, I'd have killed them: Richard Burton's diaries reveal how the lust he and Liz Taylor shared was matched by their drink-fuelled rages | UPDATED: 02:10 GMT, 19 November 2012 Millions of words have been written about Richard Burton and Liz Taylor’s love affair. But never has their tempestuous story been told with such passion and intimacy as in Burton’s own private diaries, now made public in this profoundly moving series.

Downton Abbey: Ivy and Jimmy, played by Cara Theobold and Ed Speelers, stir up sexual tension

It's getting steamy in the Downton kitchen! New faces have stirred up sexual tension below stairs at the Abbey…and the actors say things are about to REALLY boil over | UPDATED: 21:30 GMT, 26 October 2012 What would Downton Abbey be without a good old love tangle But now that Lady Mary is happily married to Matthew, Lady Edith has embraced life as a spinster and poor too-good-for-this-world Sybil has gone, we have to look for the drama downstairs, where two fresh faces have set the sexual tension simmering like one of Mrs Patmore's soups. The arrival of beautiful kitchen maid Ivy (Cara Theobold) and dishy footman Jimmy (Ed Speleers) has turned the scullery into a hotbed of secret passion and unrequited love. Footman Alfred, played by Matt Milne Kitchen maid Ivy, played by Cara Theobold Footman Jimmy, played by Ed Speelers Newly promoted kitchen assistant Daisy (Sophie McShera) is smitten with super-tall footman Alfred (Matt Milne), but Alfred's now fallen for Ivy

"Islam is about real love, not just lust": The party girl who"s embraced a new life as a Muslim convert

'Islam is about real love, not just lust': The party girl who's embraced a new life as a Muslim convert | UPDATED: 23:02 GMT, 26 October 2012 Her conversion from Ibiza party girl to hijab-wearing Muslim in barely three months may well raise a few eyebrows – and she admits that her friends probably think it’s another one of her fads. But trainee teacher Heather Matthews, 27, says Islam has brought her ‘love and happiness’ that she never found in her old ‘shallow’ lifestyle

The Only Way Is Essex: Lydia Bright tries to cut Arg out of her life once and for all but ends up shouting at him and leaving in tears

'I hate you with a passion': Lydia Bright tries to cut Arg out of her life once and for all but ends up shouting at him and leaving in tears | UPDATED: 13:35 GMT, 11 October 2012 Their relationship ended a long time ago, but yet Lydia Bright and James 'Arg' Argent are still finding themselves talking about the past. Following a scuffle between Arg and Lydia's current boyfriend, Tom Kilbey, the blonde TV star was prompted to go and see her ex where hoped to settle things once and for all.

ROWAN PELLING"S SEX ADVICE COLUMN: My best friend hates my man

My best friend hates my man | UPDATED: 08:25 GMT, 24 September 2012 QUESTION: My best friend and I have been as close as sisters since we met aged five and I was ‘best woman’ at her wedding. My friend has always longed for me to find equal happiness, and now, aged 40, I’ve finally found Mr Right

Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy kiss passionately for all to see as their romantic break continues

Get a room! Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy kiss passionately for all to see as their romantic break continues | UPDATED: 14:50 GMT, 20 August 2012 Country crooner Taylor Swift has bagged her dream man in Conor Kennedy, and she wants the world to know about it. And the 22-year-old is perhaps equally in love with the idea of joining the legendary family, if her new Jackie O-inspired style is any indication of inner passion.

Doctor Who fan who dropped from 17st to 10st spends the money he would have blown on junk food on a 2k Tardis

Doctor Who fan who dropped from 17st to 10st spends the money he would have blown on junk food on a 2k Tardis Keith Gray slimmed down from 17st to 10st by cutting out the junk food Once ate Big Mac for breakfast now feasts on fish and vegetables Saved 175 a week on weight loss programme | UPDATED: 11:39 GMT, 14 August 2012 Whether it's a little black dress you've been dying to slip on or the prospect of holidaying in a barely-there swimsuit, goals play a fundamental role in weight loss.

Lily Allen will release new music under married name Lily Rose Cooper

Mrs Cooper's music: Lily will release new music under married name | UPDATED: 00:08 GMT, 3 August 2012 She quit music in 2009 and said she had no plans to make any more records. But Lily Cooper has rediscovered her musical passion and is heading back into the studio to continue recording new songs she has written over the past few months

ROWAN PELLING: Once a cheat, always a cheat?

Once a cheat, always a cheat | UPDATED: 15:12 GMT, 30 July 2012 I had a love affair three years ago, but ended it before my husband found out. However, I can’t forget the passionate sex and how alive I felt; I am almost more obsessed with the affair now than when I was having it

Cheerleader who had her leg amputated after horrific car crash makes an incredible comeback and wows crowds with her dancing

Determined law student who lost a leg in horrific crash wows crowds with cheerleading routine | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 16 July 2012 A cheerleader who lost a leg after a horrific road smash has defied the odds and continued to wow crowds with her dancing -despite only having one leg. Annabelle Turner was forced to have her leg amputated below the knee after a lorry smashed into her as she cycled to a dance class last December.