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19th February 2015

Hugh Grant recreated an iconic scene from his romantic comedy Notting Hill during U.S. talk show Watch What Happens Live on Wednesday (18Feb15). The Brit reprised his role as book shop owner William Thacker, while...

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The Things They Say: 4405477

10th October 2014

"I do occasionally bump into her. But I don't call her anymore. Not since the restraining order." Hugh Grant jokes about his friendship with Notting Hill co-star Julia Roberts.

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Tom Waits Inspired Richard Curtis' Notting Hill

7th October 2014

Notting Hill screenwriter Richard Curtis has credited veteran singer/songwriter Tom Waits as the inspiration for his hit 1999 romantic comedy.The romance featuring Hugh Grant as a bookshop owner who falls in love with a movie...

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Nicole Scherzinger House-hunting In London

30th May 2014

Nicole Scherzinger is looking for a new home in London. The former 'X Factor' judge, whose boyfriend Lewis Hamilton lives in Monaco, reportedly went house-hunting on Wednesday (28.05.14) in West London after deciding to relocate...

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Richard Curtis Campaigning Against New Notting Hill School

4th March 2014

Notting Hill director Richard Curtis and producer Tim Bevan are calling for local officials to rethink plans for a new school in the upmarket London borough.The pair, who worked on the hit romantic comedy together,...

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Notting Hill Bookshop To Close

6th February 2014

The London store where Hugh Grant romanced Julia Roberts in Notting Hill is to close.The British actor played the bumbling owner of a quaint bookshop in Notting Hill who becomes involved with a movie star,...

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Andrew Scott Among Nominees For Bbc Audio Drama Awards

8th January 2013

Sherlock star Andrew Scott, Notting Hill's Henry Goodman and British veteran Richard Johnson are among the nominees who will compete for prizes at the BBC Audio Drama Awards.Scott is up for Best Actor for his...

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Rita Ora Not Worried About Money

27th August 2012

Rita Ora is ''not bothered'' about making money. The 'Party (How We Do)' singer has enjoyed three number one singles in a row in the UK and keeps a busy performance schedule, but has no...

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Rhys Ifans Camped Out While Shooting Notting Hill

23rd May 2012

Welsh movie star Rhys Ifans camped out in a tent near Shepperton Studios in England while filming Notting Hill - so he could avoid a long, complicated commute to work.The actor couldn't be bothered getting...

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Stella Mccartney Donates Sketch To Auction

2nd May 2012

Stella McCartney has donated a signed sketch to a charity art auction.The fashion designer has given her drawing to the sale, which will benefit children with special needs and the auction will also feature works...

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Julia Roberts Was Covered In Poo For Mirror, Mirror

30th March 2012

Julia Roberts has revealed it was ''torture'' being covered in bird poo for her latest role in 'Mirror Mirror'.The actress - famous for starring in 'Pretty Woman' and 'Notting Hill' - plays the evil Queen...

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Hugh Grant Too Old For Rom-coms?

21st March 2012

Hugh Grant thinks he is ''too old'' to star in romantic comedies any more. The 51-year-old actor - who is famed for roles in films including 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' and 'Notting Hill' -...

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Cate Blanchett's Pregnancy Helped Julia Roberts Find Father Figure In Nichols

14th March 2012

Julia Roberts has Cate Blanchett to thank for her close friendship with director Mike Nichols - because the Notting Hill star was only cast in 2004 movie Closer when the Aussie actress became pregnant and...

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Adele Applies For Helicopter License

21st February 2012

Adele has applied for a helicopter landing license. The 'Someone Like You' hitmaker is tired of dealing with traffic when she commutes from her rented £15,000 a month country estate in Sussex, South East England,...

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Adam Deacon 'Too Street'

21st February 2012

Adam Deacon was told he was ''too street'' by casting directors who couldn't understand his accent.The actor - who was brought up in Hackney, north east London - found he came up ''against a wall''...

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Emma Watson's Domestic Successes

21st February 2012

Emma Watson regards being able to use a washing machine as a ''success''.The 21-year-old actress shot to fame playing Hermione Granger in the 'Harry Potter' movie series and admits it has been a ''challenge'' learning...

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Adele Rents 7m Mansion

16th February 2012

Adele has moved into a £7 million mansion.The 23-year-old singer - who was raised in a small London apartment by her mother Penny Adkins - is paying around £15,000 a month in rent for the...

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Rhys Ifans Accused Of Assault

13th February 2012

Rhys Ifans has been accused of assault. The 'Notting Hill' actor - who is dating actress Anna Friel - is alleged to have slapped a guest in a late-night argument in a suite at London's...

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Claudia Schiffer: Motherhood Changed Me

1st February 2012

Claudia Schiffer's priorities changed when she had her first child. The German supermodel has three kids, Caspar, nine, Clementine, seven, and 20-month-old Cosima, with her director husband Matthew Vaughn and Claudia admits until she had...

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Peaches Geldof Is Pregnant

5th January 2012

Peaches Geldof is pregnant.The TV star-and-model and her fiance Thomas Cohen are expecting their first child together and the couple are "utterly thrilled" with the happy news.Her spokeswoman said in a statement: "Peaches Geldof and...

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Peaches Geldof Waiting To Wed

20th December 2011

Peaches Geldof won't get married for at least another two years.The TV star got engaged to rock star Thomas Cohen earlier this year but she says they have no plans to tie the knot in...

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Robert Pattinson Leaves La Home

6th December 2011

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have moved out of their Los Angeles house. The 'Twilight' star couple had been renting a 240-square-metre property in the city's exclusive Bel Air neighbourhood, but had to leave as...

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Robert Pattinson Rents London Home With Kristen

23rd November 2011

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are renting a luxurious apartment in west London together. The couple - who play on-screen lovers Edward Cullen and Bella Swan are renting a flat in the English capital's Notting...

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Anna Friel Thought Love Would Last

6th November 2011

Anna Friel thought her relationship with ex-partner David Thewlis would "last forever". The 35-year-old beauty - who split up with the 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' actor late last year after 10 "wonderful" years...

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Anna Friel Feels Safe With Rhys Ifans

2nd November 2011

Anna Friel feels "safe" with Rhys Ifans.The 'Pushing Daisies' actress - who has been dating the 44-year-old actor since the beginning of the year after meeting him on the set of new TV movie 'Neverland'...

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The Things They Say 23149

17th October 2011

"You spend all night getting to like this girl, and then you're supposed to move on, avoid her and her calls. I just couldn't do it, I'm too soft. I'm a hopeless romantic and very,...

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Julien Macdonald To Climb Kilimanjaro

7th October 2011

Julien MacDonald is set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.The British fashion designer will head to the African mountain tomorrow (08.10.11) where he will scale the dizzying 19,340 foot heights for children's charities TAS and Chance UK,...

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Love Bitten Jessica Szohr

6th September 2011

'Gossip Girl' star Jessica Szohr has signed up for horror comedy 'Love Bite'. The US actress - who left the TV show earlier this year - will star with 'Skins' hunk Luke Pasqualino and 'Ergaon'...

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Notting Hill Bookshop Closure Sparks Campaign

24th August 2011

The London bookshop where Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant's characters in Notting Hill first met is set to close.The Travel Bookshop acts as the backdrop for the hit romantic comedy, which pulled in more than...

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Emma Watson Ready To Try Comedy

20th July 2011

Emma Watson wants to star in a "quirky" comedy.The 21-year-old actress is looking forward to tackling new projects that are different to the role of Hermione Granger, who she played in all eight 'Harry Potter'...

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