Celebrity

Learning 9 to 3: Dolly Parton releasing kids’ album

Country legend Dolly Parton is releasing her first ever children's album, 50 years since her debut. The 14-track record will be titled I Believe In You, and will be released as part of Parton's non-profit...

Emmys 2017: Handmaid’s Tale, Black Mirror, Veep among big winners

The Handmaid's Tale, an episode of Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror and Veep have won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on a night dominated by jokes about President Donald Trump. Reading-born Brooker scooped two accolades...

Emmys 2017: Sean Spicer and an unexpected kiss among the highlights from the ceremony

Never mind the awards, here are the key moments you might have missed from the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. 1. Sean Spicer had a cameoYes, that Sean Spicer. The former White House press secretary made...

The Crown’s Claire Foy cast in Dragon Tattoo sequel

The Crown's Claire Foy has been confirmed as the new Lisbeth Salander in the sequel to The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. The British star has been confirmed by Sony Pictures as Rooney Mara's replacement...

Lady Gaga postpones European tour due to health problems

Lady Gaga has rescheduled the European leg of her world tour due to ongoing health complications. It comes after the singer pulled out of a performance at Brazil's Rock In Rio festival and a show...

U2 and Ed Sheeran cancel St Louis concerts amid police killing protests

U2 and Ed Sheeran have both cancelled concerts in St Louis, Missouri, citing security concerns with protests in the city. The musicians scrapped their planned performances because of demonstrations over the acquittal of a white...

The artist known as the ‘invisible man’ reveals how he disappears into his works

Most artists won't admit it but public recognition is important when it comes to becoming an established name in the art world. However, if you're Liu Bolin, being noticed would be a sign he's...

Narcos film-maker shot dead while scouting out locations in Mexico

A Mexican film-maker scouting locations for hit drug-cartel series Narcos has been found dead in his car with multiple bullet wounds. Carlos Munoz Portal was killed on Monday in a remote area in central Mexico,...

Jamie Lee Curtis reprises Halloween role

Jamie Lee Curtis is to revisit her role in the Halloween horror movie franchise, 40 years after making her debut in the original film. Tweeting a photograph of herself in a setting evoking the...

Cult Hollywood veteran Harry Dean Stanton dies aged 91

Legendary Hollywood character actor Harry Dean Stanton has died at the age of 91.   Famous for his scruffy looks, mumbling speaking style and deadpan demeanour, Stanton was often cast in eccentric, oddball roles, but...