27th December 2006

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The Things They Said In 2006

By Ian Garland This year has been the year of the outburst, the rant, the rave and the tirade. The showbiz world has been consumed with confessions,...

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Showbiz News Quiz

By Ian Garland Have you been paying attention in 2006? Test your showbiz knowledge with this brain-teasing celebrity quiz. 1: Which pop star married...

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Stars Pay Tribute To James Brown

Tributes have poured in for late soul legend JAMES BROWN, who died on Christmas day (25DEC06). He was 73. The singer, dubbed the 'Godfather of...

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Schwarzenegger Has Surgery For Broken Leg

Actor-turned-California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has undergone surgery to repair a broken leg. The TERMINATOR star fractured his right thigh...

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Lewis Has The X-mas Factor

British talent show winner LEONA LEWIS has bagged the coveted Christmas number one spot in the UK charts with her debut single A MOMENT LIKE THIS. ...

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Gerald Ford Dies

Former US President GERALD FORD has died at his home in Rancho Mirage, California after suffering a string of health problems. He was 93. Ford, who...

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Mccartney: 'Mills Will Get Nothing From Divorce'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has reportedly told HEATHER MILLS she will make nothing from their impending divorce - as he didn't earn any money during their...

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Widow Evicted From Brown Home

The widow of late soul legend JAMES BROWN has been evicted from the couple's South Carolina home - with lawyers claiming the pair were never "legally...

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Brown's Body To Lie At The Apollo

LATEST: The body of JAMES BROWN will lie in state in the New York venue where he first cemented his place in music history in the 1960s. Brown's...

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Taxi Star Henner Weds

Former TAXI star MARILU HENNER married her college crush MICHAEL BROWN in Los Angeles on Thursday (21DEC06). The 54-year-old actress met Brown, also...

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Mccartney Musical On The Way

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is writing a new musical based on his previous romantic relationships - with the show branded as a tribute to his late wife...

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Jolie And Pitt Have Charity Christmas

Crusading Hollywood stars ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT gave up a family Christmas at home to spend the day (25DEC06) with refugees in Costa Rica. ...

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Kid Rock Urges Americans To Support Army In Iraq

KID ROCK spent Christmas in Iraq, as part of a thank you to US troops stationed in the Middle East - and urged his countrymen to show their support...

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Spelling And Mcdermott Engaged For The Second Time

TORI SPELLING and DEAN MCDERMOTT were engaged for the second time on Christmas day (25DEC06). MCDermott, who first proposed to the former BEVERLY...

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Lee Signs Up For Brown Biopic

SPIKE LEE has signed up to direct a movie about the life of late soul legend JAMES BROWN. The Paramount Pictures-funded film will begin shooting in...

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Stone Finds War Films Therapeutic

Director OLIVER STONE found the making of his "Vietnam Trio" of movies therapeutic - after part of him was "ruined" by the Vietnam war. The...

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Us Tv Pioneer Stanton Dies

American TV pioneer and former president of the CBS network FRANK STANTON has died. He was 98. Stanton is creditted with propelling the small chain...

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Mcgregor Hates Nasty Fans

EWAN MCGREGOR was left furious after he was subjected to an on-street critique of his reprisal of OBI-WAN KENOBE in the most recent STAR WARS films...

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Beatles Album Sells For $115,000

A signed BEATLES album cover has been sold at auction for over $115,000 (GBP59,000). The autographed copy of the band's first US release MEET THE...

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Comic Drake Dies

Slapstick comic CHARLIE DRAKE has died after a long illness following two strokes. He was 81. The British funnyman starred in a string of hit TV...

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Diddy Apologises Over Fur Blunder

LATEST: Rap mogul SEAN COMBS has issued an apology to animal rights activists over the use of real fur in his Sean John clothing range - insisting he...

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Sandler Sends Gifts To Cancer Sufferers

Actor ADAM SANDLER helped bring some Christmas cheer to two teenage cancer sufferers - by bringing them a sackful of festive goodies. The HAPPY...

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Jackson Vegas Comeback Planned

MICHAEL JACKSON is preparing himself for a return to showbiz with a series of comeback gigs in Las Vegas - and is "poised for the top". The THRILLER...

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Urban And Kidman Reunite In Sydney

Country star KEITH URBAN has reunited with his wife NICOLE KIDMAN in Sydney, Australia after completing a rehabilitation programme. The singer has...

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Poet John Heath-stubbs Dies

British poet JOHN HEATH-STUBBS has died at a nursing home in London. He was 88. Heath-Stubbs, who won the Queens Gold Medal for Poetry in 1973, had...

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Thurman Breaks Wrist On Film Set

Hollywood beauty UMA THURMAN is nursing a broken wrist after falling on the set of her latest movie THE ACCIDENTAL HUSBAND. The PULP FICTION...

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Gervais: 'Acting Is Too Difficult'

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS insists he's not tempted to further his big screen acting career - because he finds it hard to concentrate on "serious...

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Oh And Payne Officially Divorced

GREY'S ANATOMY actress SANDRA OH's four year marriage to SIDEWAYS director ALEXANDER PAYNE is officially over. The couple, who have been separated...

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Affleck And Garner Baptise Baby

Hollywood couple BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER GARNER baptised their baby daughter VIOLET in Charleston, West Virginia on Christmas Eve (24DEC06). The...

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The Things They Say 3657

"MADONNA adopted a child but I just wheel these kids into the room if I need to do the father thing." AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL is happy to...

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Scissor Sisters Donate Tour Proceeds To Charity

Generous pop group SCISSOR SISTERS are to donate a portion of their UK tour profits to 17 British charities. The I DON'T FEEL LIKE DANCING...

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The Things They Say 3656

"I am very disciplined about what I eat. But I don't even know what a size double-zero is." Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM insists she's...

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The Things They Say 3658

"I wouldn't pay GBP10 ($19) to see me in a film." British comedian-turned-actor RICKY GERVAIS doesn't think much of his big-screen debut in NIGHT AT...

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Schwarzenegger Undergoes Surgery

Actor and governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has undergone surgery to repair his broken leg. The Republican politician, aged 59, broke...

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Feltz Loves Brand's Texts

Television presenter and journalist Vanessa Feltz has told of the "suggestive" text messages she receives from comedian Russell Brand. Speaking of...

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Lil' Kim, Not So Lil' Money

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James Brown To Lie In State

Legendary music star James Brown will lie in state in New York on Thursday so the public can say goodbye.The Godfather of Soul will lie on the stage...

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Hollywood's Little Helpers Spread Some Christmas Cheer

Hollywood celebrities are helping to spread a little joy over the festive season and becoming involved in a number of charity events. A-list couple...

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Casino Royale Becomes Top Bond

Casino Royale has become the highest-grossing James Bond film ever, according to film monitors ScreenDaily.The Daniel Craig flick has impressed both...

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A Dream Debut For Dreamgirls

It only played in 852 theaters during just one day of the four-day holiday weekend, but Dreamgirls managed to place seventh on the list of top...

27th December 2006 18:32



Verizon Takes Fios To The People

Borrowing a page from Apple's strategy, Verizon Communications has begun to open Verizon Experience stores at malls in areas where it is introducing...

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The Perils Of Covering Iraq

With Western newsmen rarely able to venture outside the protected Green Zone in Baghdad, the U.S. TV networks are increasingly relying on freelance...

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Movie Reviews: Notes On A Scandal

Notes on a Scandal, starring Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett is opening today (Wednesday), just in time to be considered for Oscar nominations. Several...

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Soul Revival

Just one day after the death of James Brown at age 73 from congestive heart failure, Spike Lee has been signed to direct a biographical movie about...

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Pirates Saves The Box Office

If it hadn't been for Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Hollywood would have ended 2006 about the way it did 2005, with the worst...

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Eragon Swoops Low In U.s., Soars Overseas

Although 20th Century Fox's fantasy flick Eragon dropped a whopping 70 percent at the domestic box office, it managed to soar overseas, where it took...

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