Madge at the billboard music awards. From our picture desk:

"Is it just me or has Madonna forgotten something in the excitement of picking up an armful of trophies at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas?"

Photograph: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

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Daniel Lawlor from Los Angeles poses after winning first place in the freestyle moustache category at the third annual national beard and moustache championships in Las Vegas.

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CES 2012: sneak preview

The Consumer Electronics Show 2012 officially kicks off in Las Vegas on Tuesday, but on Monday the press and industry pundits took an early look at the gadgets that could well be the next big thing – from smartphones and tablets to speakers, toys, games and even surveillance equipment

Las Vegas: Welcome to Heart Attack Grill

Can’t actually believe this place exists… well worth the watch