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Lady Gaga beats Kylie to top earworm chart

Lady Gaga's song Bad Romance is the catchiest tune on the planet, according to a study by a university academic. The definition of an earworm is a tune or song that keeps going around in...

Ava Gardner remembered with London blue plaque

The home of glamorous star of the silver screen Ava Gardner is to receive a blue plaque to mark the 18 years she lived in London. Professor Ronald Hutton, chairman of English Heritage's blue plaques panel,...

Sting gig to reopen Paris Bataclan concert hall before terror attacks anniversary

Sting will reopen the Bataclan concert hall in Paris with a gig on 12 November - a day before the anniversary of the terror attacks. The British rock star said the concert would honour those...

Trainspotting sequel trailer reunites Renton and gang

The trailer for the long-awaited Trainspotting sequel T2 has been released, 20 years after the original film hit cinemas. The preview of the cult classic follow-up sees Ewan McGregor's character Mark Renton reunited with his...

Mila Kunis: ‘Film producer threatened me for refusing to pose semi-naked’

Mila Kunis has claimed a film producer threatened to end her career after she refused to pose semi-naked to promote a film. The Hollywood star says she was told she would never work in this...

Q Awards: Muse win best act as tearful Meat Loaf bags hero award

Muse gave a "shout out to U2", while Meat Loaf was reduced to tears when he took to the stage at the Q Awards on Wednesday. The Bat Out Of Hell singer was handed the...

Gawker settles with Hulk Hogan for $31m over sex tape

Gawker has settled with Hulk Hogan for $31m (£25m), ending a long fight that led to the media company's bankruptcy. The settlement comes after former pro-wrestler Hogan was awarded $140m by a Florida court for...

Putin grants Russian citizenship to US action star Steven Seagal

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order to give citizenship to American action star Steven Seagal. The 64-year old has been a vocal supporter of President Putin and a regular visitor to the country - where...

Taylor Swift tops Forbes’ highest-paid women in music list

Taylor Swift is the highest-paid woman in music, smashing her competition with earnings of $170m (£138m). The 26 year-old earned more than double her nearest competitor Adele, according to Forbes' Highest-Paid Women in Music list...

Michael Fassbender rules out becoming next James Bond

Hollywood star Michael Fassbender has ruled himself out of becoming the next James Bond - suggesting a woman should play 007. The X-Men star had been tipped as a favourite to take over from Daniel Craig,...