Music, Movie and Entertainment News 22nd October 2007

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Courtroom Battle Looms For Rock Icons

22nd October 2007 0:04

ELVIS PRESLEY and legendary rockers THE BEATLES are set for a courtroom showdown - over the rights to a basement. Rival shop owners Sid Shaw and...

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Jay-z Retirement Plans An 'Embarrassment'

22nd October 2007 0:04

American rap mogul JAY Z is embarrassed by his announcement to retire from the music industry. The hip hop star, 36, celebrated his 'retirement'...

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Wyclef Gives A Fan The Chance To Sing

22nd October 2007 0:04

Former FUGEES star WYCLEF JEAN gave an unknown singer a unique chance to showcase her talents - by pulling her on stage during a gig and handing her...

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Ciara Has To Work Out To Keep The Cheesecake Down

22nd October 2007 0:04

R+B star CIARA has to spend extra hours in the gym to stay in shape - because she can't resist fatty desserts. The Goodies singer is a huge fan of...

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Branson Wants Imbruglia For Green Show

22nd October 2007 0:04

Virgin Records founder RICHARD BRANSON is hoping to turn singer/actress NATALIE IMBRUGLIA green - as the host of his new eco-friendly TV series. The...

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Witherspoon's Secret Crush On Broderick

22nd October 2007 0:04

Hollywood actress REECE WITHERSPOON has had a crush on MATTHEW BRODERICK since she was a little girl. The 31-year-old worked with the Producers star...

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No Smells On Mendes For New Movie Sex Scenes

22nd October 2007 0:04

Actress EVA MENDES made sure she was scrubbed free of perfume during scenes with JOAQUIN PHOENIX in new film WE OWN THE NIGHT - because the actor...

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Stars' Seaside Retreats Threatened By Malibu Wildfire

22nd October 2007 0:04

Seaside celebrity enclave Malibu Colony in California has been ravaged by a fast-paced wildfire, which broke out early on Sunday morning (21Oct07). ...

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Gore Supports Gahan's Solo Career

22nd October 2007 0:04

Rocker DAVE GAHAN has the full backing of his DEPECHE MODE bandmate MARTIN GORE - he has hailed HOURGLASS as the "CD of the year". Hourglass is...

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Stevie Nicks Thought The World Had Stopped Taking Cocaine

22nd October 2007 0:04

Former FLEETWOOD MAC star STEVIE NICKS was convinced people had stopped taking cocaine after her stint in rehab for drug addiction in the 1980s. The...

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Fascinating Fact 4146

22nd October 2007 0:04

British actor DAMIAN LEWIS grew up on Abbey Road in London - home of THE BEATLES' famous recording studios.

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Fascinating Fact 4145

22nd October 2007 0:04

24 star MARY LYNN RAJSKUB and raucous comedienne SARAH SILVERMAN were once roommates.

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Miller: 'Paps Should Be Banned'

22nd October 2007 0:04

British actress SIENNA MILLER has called for paparazzi photographers to be banned - as she fears for her life when she is being chased. The...

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Pranks Rife On Saw Iv Set

22nd October 2007 0:04

SAW IV director DARREN LYNN BOUSMAN fears his cast's pranks on the set of the horror film are too extreme to ever air - even as a DVD extra. The...

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Thurman: 'I Hate Violent Movies'

22nd October 2007 0:04

American actress UMA THURMAN hates watching violent films because she can't stand seeing blood and gore. The 37-year-old, who starred in the...

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Petty Bassist Gobbled Hash In Germany

22nd October 2007 2:07

TOM PETTY + THE HEARTBREAKERS risked deportation form Germany before a TV performance when bass player RON BLAIR tried to smuggle a block of...

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Underwood Nervous About Lingerie Shopping

22nd October 2007 2:07

Shopping for lingerie freaks wholesome country singer CARRIE UNDERWOOD out - because others see the skimpy items she puts in her basket. The Before...

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Dube's Death Prompts Call To Crackdown On Carjacking

22nd October 2007 2:07

LATEST: The tragic murder of reggae star LUCKY DUBE has prompted a call for action in the bid to stop fatal carjackings in South Africa. The singer...

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Kid Rock Arrested In Waffle House Fight

22nd October 2007 2:07

KID ROCK has been arrested in Atlanta in connection with a fight at a waffle house, according to U.S. reports. Rock, real name Robert Ritchie, and...

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Carly Simon Conquered Stuttering With Singing

22nd October 2007 2:07

CARLY SIMON has revealed she grew up a stammering wreck, and she still can't read in public without stuttering. The music icon admits she had a...

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Anthony Gets Cryptic With Romantic Journey Song

22nd October 2007 2:07

Latino pop star MARC ANTHONY stunned fans during a show in Los Angeles on Friday night (19Oct07) when he dedicated a rendition of JOURNEY's...

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Underwood/romo Romance Was Doomed

22nd October 2007 2:07

AMERICAN IDOL star CARRIE UNDERWOOD has revealed she and sportsman TONY ROMO were doomed as a couple - because he refused to put her above his first...

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Lost Interviews With Dead Ramones Unearthed For Dvd

22nd October 2007 2:07

Rare interviews with late punk icons JOHNNY and JOEY RAMONE have been unearthed for a new RAMONES DVD. Frontman Joey discusses the band's violent...

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The Things They Say 5921

22nd October 2007 2:07

"Life on the road hasn't changed at all. I just no longer get dead-drunk wasted and disappear to some hotel in Tijuana." Rocker RYAN ADAMS on his...

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Fascinating Fact 4147

22nd October 2007 2:07

Country star TIM MCGRAW has become the face of his native Louisiana in a new tourism ad campaign. The singer is photographed fishing and urges...

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Big + Rich Star Returns From Sudan Trip

22nd October 2007 2:07

BIG + RICH star KENNY ALPHIN has just returned from a low-key mercy mission to Sudan with his wife. The colourful country star helped deliver...

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Spears Leases Canyon Home

22nd October 2007 2:07

BRITNEY SPEARS is moving to the country after leasing a $9 million (GBP4.5 million) estate in rural California for the next six months. The...

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Dancing Star Was Harry Potter Extra

22nd October 2007 2:07

DANCING WITH THE STARS ballroom professional JULIANNE HOUGH was an original star of the HARRY POTTER movies. The dancer, who has teamed up with...

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Sorvino Haunted By Schoolmate's Death

22nd October 2007 2:07

Oscar winner MIRA SORVINO is still haunted by the death of a schoolmate who was killed when a garage door fell on him. The actress admits she...

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Raccoon Expert Paris Inherits Odd Pet Love From Her Dad

22nd October 2007 2:07

PARIS HILTON has revealed her father RICK sparked her interest in odd animals - he grew up with a raccoon as a pet! Hilton owns a menagerie of...

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Scientology Gave Seinfeld His Start In Comedy

22nd October 2007 2:07

Comedian JERRY SEINFELD has credited his Scientology faith for making him a better comic. The Seinfeld creator and star rarely talks about his...

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Berry Wants A Job In Boyfriend's Restaurant

22nd October 2007 2:07

HALLE BERRY is desperate to work at boyfriend GABRIEL AUBRY's Cuban restaurant - but he won't let her. The pregnant actress is keen to land a job at...

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Ward Committed To Building Community Centre For Malawi Locals

22nd October 2007 2:07

Australian supermodel GEMMA WARD has pledged to raise $500,000 (GBP250,000) for a community centre to help poverty-stricken locals in Malawi. The...

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Hartnett Disgusted By Yak Hair Beard

22nd October 2007 2:07

JOSH HARTNETT suffered for his art in new vampire movie 30 DAYS OF NIGHT when he was forced to don a disgusting yak hair beard. The Pearl Harbor...

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Fascinating Fact 4148

22nd October 2007 2:07

Oscar winner HELEN MIRREN is to play real life brothel Madam GRACE BONTEMPO in new biopic LOVE RANCH. JOE PESCI will play her husband in the film.

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Halloween Strike Threatens Hollywood

22nd October 2007 2:07

Hollywood is set for a major scare this Halloween: If union screenwriters can't reach a deal with employers by 31 October (07) - they'll strike. ...

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Fascinating Fact 4149

22nd October 2007 2:07

MISCHA BARTON will portray a Russian lesbian who falls in love at a t.A.T.u concert in a new movie.

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The Things They Say 5922

22nd October 2007 2:07

"It could be the stupidest thing I've ever done in my life." JORJA FOX on quitting hit TV drama CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION.

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Hartnett Vampire Film Tops U.s. Box Office

22nd October 2007 2:07

JOSH HARTNETT's vampire action film 30 DAYS OF NIGHT is no sucker at the U.S. box office - it has claimed the number one spot in its first weekend on...

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Spears Fails To Hit No. 1 Spot

22nd October 2007 7:13

BRITNEY SPEARS' comeback single went straight into the top ten of the U.K. charts on Sunday (21Oct07) - but failed to make the top spot. Dance...

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Borrell Insists: 'I Don't Need Dunst'

22nd October 2007 7:13

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL insists he's never been happier after splitting from Hollywood beauty KIRSTEN DUNST. The British rocker dated...

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Mcfly Rocker: "Lohan Put Me Off Dating Stars"

22nd October 2007 7:13

A one-night stand with LINDSAY LOHAN has put MCFLY rocker HARRY JUDD off Hollywood actresses for life. The British drummer enjoyed a brief fling...

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Osbourne Walks Off X Factor Show

22nd October 2007 7:13

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has walked out of the hit U.K. talent show THE X FACTOR amid rumours of a bust-up with fellow judge DANNII MINOGUE. ...

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Def Jam: 'We're Backing Nas All The Way'

22nd October 2007 7:13

LATEST: NAS' record label DEF JAM have 'no issue' with the rap star's controversial plans to name his new album NIGGA, the label's chairman insists....

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Lee's Dracula Cape Back From The Grave

22nd October 2007 7:13

The original cape worn by British actor CHRISTOPHER LEE in the 1958 vampire film, DRACULA, has been found in a London fancy dress store. The prized...

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Prison Break Star Splits From Wife

22nd October 2007 7:13

Prison Break star DOMINIC PURCELL and wife REBECCA WILLIAMSON have separated. Purcell, 37, and Williamson have four kids together. A spokesperson...

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Ifans The Rock Star?

22nd October 2007 7:13

RHYS IFANS has plans to branch out from acting - by becoming an international rock god. The Notting Hill star has formed a band called Peth with...

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Spice Girls Sign Sofa Deal

22nd October 2007 7:13

THE SPICE GIRLS are set to earn a further $2 million (GBP1 million) each - by designing their own sofas. The British girl band are tipped to be...

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Big Ben Voted 'Most Iconic London Film Location'

22nd October 2007 7:13

BIG BEN has come out towering above its rivals on a list of the most iconic film locations in London. The British landmark topped the survey for a...

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Jovovich Conceived On Fatty Diet

22nd October 2007 7:13

Actress MILLA JOVOVICH struggled to get pregnant - until she tried a diet of peanut butter, jelly and scones. The Resident Evil star, 31, found it...

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Vaughn Persuades De Niro To Wear A Dress

22nd October 2007 7:13

British filmmaker MATTHEW VAUGHN was apprehensive about asking ROBERT DE NIRO to take on a role in his new movie STARDUST - he plays a can-can...

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Kidman To Pile On Pounds For New Role

22nd October 2007 7:13

NICOLE KIDMAN is following in the steps of BRIDGET JONES star RENEE ZELLWEGER - by piling on the pounds for her latest film role. The Hollywood...

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Watts 'Intimidated' By Soap Opera

22nd October 2007 7:13

Hollywood actress NAOMI WATTS discovered she wasn't cut out for television early in her career - after struggling to learn her lines. The Mulholland...

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The Things They Say 5924

22nd October 2007 7:13

"Pacino is very rich, maybe because he never spends any money - he just puts it in his mattress." GODFATHER director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA on AL...

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The Things They Say 5923

22nd October 2007 7:13

"At least twice a week, people come up to me and say something about PRETTY WOMAN." JULIA ROBERTS' 1990 breakthrough movie still plays a part in her...

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Britney Can Visit Children

22nd October 2007 7:21

A judge presiding over the custody battle between Britney Spears and her ex-husband has restored the singer's rights to visit her children.One of the...

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Kid Rock Arrested Over Assault

22nd October 2007 7:21

Rock star Kid Rock has been arrested over a fight that took place in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant selling waffles in Atlanta,...

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Adams Could 'Compete With Britney'

22nd October 2007 9:48

Actress Amy Adams has joked that she has enough vocal talent to give troubled star Britney Spears a run for her money in the pop charts.The...

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The Enemy Play On Without Bassist

22nd October 2007 11:34

Despite being a man down, Coventry band THE ENEMY still performed a packed gig at a train station in Loughborough last week.The boys played to an...

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Sugababes Fend Off Britney

22nd October 2007 12:06

The Sugababes have fended off competition from Britney Spears to retain the top spot in the UK singles chart.About You Now, the latest song released...

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Wagoner Battles Lung Cancer

22nd October 2007 12:20

LATEST: Country music icon PORTER WAGONER has been diagnosed with lung cancer. The 80-year-old is in a serious condition after being admitted to a...

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Barr: 'Britney Is A Bad Mother'

22nd October 2007 12:20

American comedienne ROSEANNE BARR has blasted BRITNEY SPEARS' parenting skills, branding her a "bad mother." The 54-year-old star has also...

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Anderson Hints At Suede Reunion

22nd October 2007 12:20

Former SUEDE frontman BRETT ANDERSON has hinted at a possible comeback for the rockers. The 40-year-old Animal Nitrate singer split from Suede in...

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Dupri Blasts Timberlake In New Book

22nd October 2007 12:20

JERMAINE DUPRI has blasted JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE for failing to support his girlfriend JANET JACKSON during her wardrobe malfunction at the 2004...

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Spice Girls Pull Plug On Reality Tribute Show

22nd October 2007 12:20

The SPICE GIRLS have forced music TV station VH1 to scrap plans for a new reality show to find the U.K.'s best tribute act to the group. Wannabe:...

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Killing Joke Bassist Raven Dies

22nd October 2007 12:20

KILLING JOKE bassist PAUL RAVEN has been found dead in Switzerland. He was 46. The musician was in Geneva working with French industrial band...

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Arrests Over Lucky Dube Murder

22nd October 2007 12:20

LATEST: Five people have been arrested in South Africa over the murder of reggae star LUCKY DUBE. The singer was shot by thieves in Johannesburg on...

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Brook Blames Statham Split On Hollywood Lifestyle

22nd October 2007 12:20

British model-turned-actress KELLY BROOK blames the break-up of her relationship with JASON STATHAM on their hectic celebrity lifestyle. The...

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Carrey To Star As Scrooge

22nd October 2007 12:20

JIM CARREY's fans are in for a festive treat - he is to star in a new animated adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL. The Bruce Almighty funnyman will...

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Pitt Plans European Move

22nd October 2007 12:20

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE plan to emigrate to Europe in a bid to give their four children a "broad vision of the world." The couple who recently...

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Simpson 'Bugged' Nicole's Home

22nd October 2007 12:20

O.J. SIMPSON once hired notorious private investigator ANTHONY PELLICANO to harass ex-wife NICOLE BROWN, according to a former police officer. Bill...

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Weathers Took Beating To Win Rocky Role

22nd October 2007 12:20

Actor CARL WEATHERS suffered a violent battering at the hands of a professional boxer - to prove to SYLVESTER STALLONE he was cut out for the ROCKY...

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Penn Encourages Gap Year Students

22nd October 2007 12:20

Actor SEAN PENN is encouraging young people to take time off to travel the world as it helps broaden their horizons. The Mystic River star hopes...

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Cronenberg: 'I Have Not Sold Out'

22nd October 2007 12:20

Director DAVID CRONENBERG has hit back at accusations he has quit making serious films in favour of commercial success. The 64-year-old had his...

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Burton Builds $18,000 Shed

22nd October 2007 12:20

Filmmaker TIM BURTON and partner HELENA BONHAM CARTER have been given the green light to erect a $18,000 (GBP9,000) hut in the garden of their London...

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Icelander's Hear Bloc Party's New Track

22nd October 2007 12:27

BLOC PARTY performed new material over the weekend at a festival in Iceland.The British band premiered a new track called FLUX at the Iceland...

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Potter Leads Bafta Kids' Nods

22nd October 2007 13:52

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix has worked its magic to lead the nominations at this year's children's Baftas.The fifth film in the...

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Brangelina Set For New Venture

22nd October 2007 15:15

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are to put their partnership skills to practice in their first production project together.According to the Hollywood...

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Vampire Thriller Takes Us No1

22nd October 2007 16:18

Vampire thriller 30 Days of Night has proved a hit with American audiences, storming straight to the top of the US box office chart after its first...

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Muslim 'Live 8' Hailed A Major Success

22nd October 2007 16:54

The Muslim version of LIVE 8 has been praised as a success after more than 10,000 people turned out to support the event. The charity concert at...

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Musicians Perform On Everest

22nd October 2007 16:54

A group of American and British musicians have staged the world's highest concert - on the slopes of Mount Everest. Mike Peters of The Alarm, Slim...

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Lord Celebrates University Birthday

22nd October 2007 16:54

Former DEEP PURPLE rocker JON LORD helped to celebrate the 175th birthday of a prestigious English University - by writing a new classical work. The...

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Patti Smith Injured Onstage

22nd October 2007 16:54

Punk icon PATTI SMITH injured her arm after falling over onstage during a concert at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire on Saturday (21Oct07). The...

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Ono To Donate Album Proceeds To Darfur

22nd October 2007 16:54

YOKO ONO has pledged to donate the royalties from the newly-released MAKE SOME NOISE album to a human rights charity in an effort to raise awareness...

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Korn Guitarist 'Attacks' Droid Star

22nd October 2007 16:54

California rockers DROID will no longer perform alongside KORN on tour after a brawl broke out between the bands. Droid were scheduled to play as...

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Copperfield Cancels Shows

22nd October 2007 16:54

LATEST: Illusionist DAVID COPPERFIELD has cancelled upcoming shows in Southeast Asia following an FBI search of his Las Vegas warehouse. The...

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Buena: 'Name-calling Almost Wrecked My Career'

22nd October 2007 16:54

Former SUGABABES star MUTYA BUENA has credited motherhood for giving her the confidence to face the press and paparazzi head on. The British singer...

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Fascinating Fact 4150

22nd October 2007 16:54

Budding filmmakers are being sought in Scotland to shoot footage of people dancing next to Edinburgh Castle - with the best appearing in the video...

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Richard Loved By Native Americans

22nd October 2007 16:54

British pop veteran SIR CLIFF RICHARD has discovered an unlikely fan base in the shape of native American Indians. The singer struggled to establish...

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Gershon Turns Down Prince

22nd October 2007 16:54

Hollywood star GINA GERSHON turned down the opportunity to work with pop superstar PRINCE - because he wanted to change her name. The actress, who...

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Voight Based Transformers Character On Rumsfeld

22nd October 2007 16:54

Actor JON VOIGHT was so captivated by DONALD RUMSFELD's public image, he based his TRANSFORMERS character on the American politician. The...

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Colbert: 'I Am Serious About Politics'

22nd October 2007 16:54

Comedian STEPHEN COLBERT insists he is serious about running for U.S. President. The funnyman, 43, plans to run for his native state of South...

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Degeneres Gave Pet Away Before

22nd October 2007 16:54

LATEST: ELLEN DeGENERES gave a pet dog away to a member of her staff two years before her recent pooch scandal, according to reports. The talk show...

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Jolie And Pitt Team Up For Tv Series

22nd October 2007 16:54

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE are teaming up to produce a new TV series based on the lives of aid workers. The couple is working on a new small...

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Gershon Desperate To Star In Bound Sequel

22nd October 2007 16:54

Actress GINA GERSHON is desperate to appear in a sequel to cult movie BOUND - because she enjoyed filming the original so much. The star insists all...

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Potter Movie Leads Bafta Nominations

22nd October 2007 16:54

HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX is leading the nominations at the British Academy of Film and Television Art (Bafta) Children's Awards with...

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Diva 'Studio Strops' For Spices

22nd October 2007 17:21

While back busy in the recording studio the newly reformed Spice Girls were apparently busy throwing diva-style demands and strops.The Sun newspaper...

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Marc Lets Slip J-lo Baby Hint

22nd October 2007 17:43

Is she or isn't she? That's the question on the lips of most Jennifer Lopez fans about whether she may be pregnant.Her husband Marc Anthony fuelled...

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Nbc Shuts Down Youtube "Channel"

22nd October 2007 18:33

NBC, which has had a contentious relationship with websites that have sought to present content from its shows, suddenly shut down its "channel" on...

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Fox Scores With Football, Then Baseball

22nd October 2007 18:33

A one-two punch of football followed by baseball put Fox well ahead of its rivals in the Sunday night ratings race. An overrun of NFL coverage at...

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30 Days Sinks Its Fangs Into Serious Fare

22nd October 2007 18:33

Moviegoers turned their backs on serious dramas -- particularly those based on current news -- and instead opted for vampires and comedies over the...

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Nearly Two-thirds Of U.k. Viewers Tune In To Rugby World Cup

22nd October 2007 18:33

Sixty percent of the entire British TV audience -- 15.8 million viewers -- tuned in to watch South Africa defeat England in the Rugby World Cup final...

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Comcast Interfering With Movie And Tv Downloads, Says A.p.

22nd October 2007 18:33

Cable giant Comcast is actively blocking file sharing services like BitTorrent, eDonkey and Gnutella, the Associated Press reported on Friday. "When...

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Sandisk Enters Pc-to-tv Field

22nd October 2007 18:33

SanDisk, the company best known as a manufacturer of flash memory cards, plans to offer a package that will allow users to download movies and TV...

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Wga Authorizes Strike, Returns To Negotiations

22nd October 2007 18:33

Negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers resumed today (Monday) following Friday's...

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Coppola Gets Mixed Greeting On Return To Films After 10 Years

22nd October 2007 18:33

Youth Without Youth, which marks Francis Ford Coppola's return to filmmaking after 10 years, received mixed critical reaction at the Rome Film...

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Tyler Perry Still Looking For Success Abroad

22nd October 2007 18:33

Tyler Perry, whose Why Did I Get Married? has grossed nearly $40 million over the past ten days, defying industry predictions, now intends to...

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Mcfly Offer Support To Spears

22nd October 2007 19:27

British band MCFLY have offered their support to troubled star BRITNEY SPEARS - insisting she needs to "move on a secret island" to recover. The...

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Backstreet Boys Support The Hoosiers

22nd October 2007 19:27

U.S boy-band BACKSTREET BOYS have offered their support in helping British newcomers THE HOOSIERS crack the lucrative American market. The popular...

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Spice Girls Video Thrown Into Disarray

22nd October 2007 19:27

Filming on the new SPICE GIRLS music video was thrown into disarray amid bandmembers' 'diva demands', according to reports. The reformed five-piece...

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Keys: 'I Can Understand Lesbian Rumours

22nd October 2007 19:27

R+B superstar ALICIA KEYS can understand why she was labelled a lesbian at the beginning of her career - because she was "rough around the ages". ...

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Jenkins On Stage During Grandmother's Funeral

22nd October 2007 19:27

Opera singer KATHERINE JENKINS was devastated after performance commitments forced her to miss her grandmother's funeral. The star was contracted to...

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The Things They Say 5926

22nd October 2007 19:27

"When you're really happy you don't give a s**t. I think if we were both slightly more neurotic people, it would be crippling, but the fact of the...

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Lewis Fears Ruining Rivals Careers

22nd October 2007 19:27

British TV talent show winner LEONA LEWIS fears she may ruin the careers of her former idols TAKE THAT and the BACKSTREET BOYS when she goes head to...

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The Things They Say 5925

22nd October 2007 19:27

"My preparation is to drink a triple cognac before I go on - It just takes the edge off the stage fright." ALISON MOYET reveals her pre-concert...

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Kingsley: 'Don't Hire Actors With Personal Problems'

22nd October 2007 19:27

British actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY has urged film bosses to stop hiring actors with too many personal issues - because their problems hinder their...

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Time Team Under Investigation Following Show Death

22nd October 2007 19:27

British TV series TIME TEAM is under investigation from health and safety officials - after a man died while participating in a historical...

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Marston Charged After Brawl

22nd October 2007 19:27

American soap star NATHANIEL MARSTON has been accused of attacking three people in New York. The actor - who plays Dr. Michael MCBain in One Life To...

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Dutt Ordered Back To Prison

22nd October 2007 19:27

Troubled Bollywood star SANJAY DUTT has been ordered to return to jail in India after a short reprieve. The actor, who was sentenced to six years...

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Schwarzenegger Proclaims State Of Emergency

22nd October 2007 19:27

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER toured an area devastated by the Malibu wildfire on Monday morning (22Oct07), calling the blaze, believed...

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Ramsay: 'Marco Pierre White Used To Be A Savage'

22nd October 2007 19:27

Celebrity chef GORDON RAMSAY was stunned at the nice-guy tactics of his HELL'S KITCHEN successor MARCO PIERRE WHITE - because he wasn't always so...

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The Things They Say 5927

22nd October 2007 19:27

"I accept that if I ever play KING LEAR, the headlines will read 'FRASIER DOES LEAR'. But it would be indecorous of me to think that's some sort of...

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Izzard Mistaken For Sutherland

22nd October 2007 19:27

British comedian EDDIE IZZARD finds it frustrating fans mistake him for Hollywood actor KIEFER SUTHERLAND. The 45-year-old is often stopped in the...

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Seinfeld: 'Scientology Made Me A Better Comedian'

22nd October 2007 19:27

Funnyman JERRY SEINFELD has credited Scientology with making him a better performer. The 53-year-old comedian was taught the basics of the...

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Combs Served With Legal Papers For Ordering Promoter 'Attack'

22nd October 2007 22:30

SEAN COMBS' legal woes continued on Friday (19Oct07) night - the rap mogul was served with legal papers relating to a lawsuit claiming he ordered...

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Dylan Fronts Cadillac Tv Drive

22nd October 2007 22:30

Legendary rocker BOB DYLAN is fronting a new U.S. TV advertising campaign for car manufacturer Cadillac. The upcoming commercial features Dylan,...

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Ono: 'I Wanted To Marry A Priest'

22nd October 2007 22:30

YOKO ONO insists her dreams of marrying a priest came true when she wed JOHN LENNON - because he was more spiritual than most. The artist/musician...

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Timberlake Cost 'N Sync Bandmates Opportunities

22nd October 2007 22:30

Former 'N SYNC star LANCE BASS will never forgive former bandmate JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE for leaving the band hanging as he embarked on a solo career. ...

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Lil' Wayne Fails To Play Gig, Angers Fans

22nd October 2007 22:30

Rapper LIL' WAYNE left hundreds of fans disappointed on Sunday (21Oct07), when he failed to show up for a high school performance in Hanover, North...

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Heart Attack Claims Rocker Raven

22nd October 2007 22:30

LATEST: KILLING JOKE and MINISTRY bassist PAUL RAVEN has died from a heart attack. The rocker was found dead at a friend's home in Geneva,...

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Fascinating Fact 4152

22nd October 2007 22:30

Singer AMY WINEHOUSE is releasing a Double Trouble Combo edition of her new live DVD I TOLD YOU I WAS TROUBLE, which comes complete with a pint glass...

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Kingston + Springsteen Remain European Number Ones

22nd October 2007 22:30

R+B newcomer SEAN KINGSTON's BEAUTIFUL GIRL has claimed a second week at the top of the European singles chart. The 17-year-old's hit remains the...

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Fascinating Fact 4151

22nd October 2007 22:30

A fan of country star EMMYLOU HARRIS has set up a Humane Society fund in honour of the singer's 60th birthday. The fund is named after Harris' dog...

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Wahlberg Signs Up As Gosling's Last Minute Replacement

22nd October 2007 22:30

MARK WAHLBERG has replaced RYAN GOSLING in director PETER JACKSON's new film - one day before shooting began. Gosling pulled out of The Lovely Bones...

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Mendes Fights For Tv Series

22nd October 2007 22:30

Actress EVA MENDES has blasted U.S. TV network bosses - for ignoring her new series concept about the family of a Mexican-American Los Angeles...

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Tomei Asks Parents To Avoid Doggie-style Sex Scene

22nd October 2007 22:30

Oscar winner MARISA TOMEI is begging her parents to stay away from her new movie BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD - because it features a doggie...

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Clooney To Become Board Member Of Green Energy Firm

22nd October 2007 22:30

Movie superstar GEORGE CLOONEY has been named as an executive board member of a new environmentally-friendly Swiss energy company. Clooney will sit...

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Hudson + Robinson File Divorce Papers

22nd October 2007 22:30

Actress KATE HUDSON is officially single again after she and estranged husband CHRIS ROBINSON filed their signed divorce papers in a Los Angeles...

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The Things They Say 5928

22nd October 2007 22:30

"We have a lovely relationship. I write him six-page emails about my political rage, and he writes back." RENEE ZELLWEGER is penpals with GEORGE...

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Promises Rehab Patients Evacuated

22nd October 2007 22:30

Exclusive rehab treatment clinic Promises has joined the list of at-risk buildings as wildfires engulf Malibu, California. Staff and patients have...

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Hartnett Outbid On New Zealand Dream Home

22nd October 2007 22:30

JOSH HARTNETT has missed out on buying a dream home in New Zealand - after he was outbid for the property. The actor fell in love with the country...

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Coppola: 'Youth Without Youth Is Not A Comeback'

22nd October 2007 22:30

Veteran director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has dismissed talk his new movie YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH is a 'comeback', even though it's his first film in 10...

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Crowe + Rza Collaboration Nixed By Film Bosses

22nd October 2007 22:30

Studio executives have robbed music fans of an odd collaboration between RUSSELL CROWE and rapper RZA after declaring their jamming demo wasn't good...

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