Congratulations to Chris Froome, who on Sunday joined an elite group of just seven other cyclists to win the Tour de France three times.
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In 2002 Sir Winston Churchill was named the greatest Briton of all time in a national television poll which attracted more than a million votes.
Once firm fixtures of the British High Street, some of the biggest names in retailing have vanished over the past 40 years.
Disaster struck on July 25th, 2000, when a Concorde supersonic passenger jet crashed in France just minutes after take-off, killing all 109 people on board and four people on the ground.
Today sees the launch in British cinemas of what is widely predicted to be the biggest family movie of the year, "The BFG" (Big Friendly Giant).