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May Halts Life For Thesis

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has been forced to put his life on hold so he can concentrate on his PhD in astronomy. The Bohemian Rhapsody rocker, 59, has recently resumed the degree - which he...

Moore Rants At Women 'Controlling Bbc'

Astronomer and Sky at Night presenter Patrick Moore has said the problem with the BBC is that it is "run by women".Talking to the Radio Times, Moore said the shows now on the BBC were...

By on 08 May 2007

May Says No To Rock Musical Tv Talent Search

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has ruled out a plan to find the new stars of his We Will Rock You stage musical through a TV talent contest. May, a co-producer and musical supervisor on the...

Cohen To Play Freddie Mercury?

Borat star SACHA BARON COHEN has reportedly emerged as the frontrunner to portray tragic QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in a biopic produced by ROBERT DE NIRO. The funnyman has beaten his Sweeney Todd co-star Johnny...

Jarvis' Meltdown Line-up Revealed

Jarvis Cocker's Meltdown Festival line-up has been announced, with a host of legendary bands confirmed for the Southbank event.The former Pulp frontman has acted as curator for the festival, which will run from June 16th...

By on 01 May 2007

Queen Stars Hope For We Will Rock You Birthday Bonanza

QUEEN stars BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR are planning to turn the fifth anniversary of musical We Will Rock You into a star-studded affair in London next month (May07). The duo will attend the show's...

Russia Remembers Rostropovich

Renowned Russian cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich was buried in Moscow today.Mr Rostropovich, known for his tireless defence of human rights during the Soviet era, was buried at the city's Novodevichye cemetery, where the first...

By on 29 April 2007

Moss Joins Rich List

Kate Moss has featured in the annual list of Britain's wealthiest elite for the first time.The supermodel has an estimated fortune of £45 million, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.Moss' wealth makes her one...

By on 29 April 2007

Steve Mcqueen's Ferrari To Be Sold At Auction

A Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso owned by legendary actor Steve McQueen will be put up for auction in August.Auction house Christie's has unveiled the highly-desirable car, which was owned by McQueen for about ten...

By on 28 April 2007

Lloyd Webber Overtakes Mccartney In Music Rich List

Andrew Lloyd Webber has overtaken Paul McCartney in the list of Britain's richest music industry figures.The Sunday Times rich list ranks the composer as second overall in the list with a fortune of £750 million,...

By on 27 April 2007

First Witness In Spector Trial Takes To Stand

The first witness has taken to the stand in the live-televised trial of music producer Phil Spector in Los Angeles.Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous...

By on 27 April 2007

Allen Set For Diana Concert

Cheeky popstar Lily Allen has been added to the line-up for the Concert for Diana event to be held at Wembley Stadium this summer.Both Allen and the veteran rocker Rod Stewart were announced as additions...

By on 26 April 2007

Phil Spector Goes On Trial

Renowned music producer Phil Spector has gone on trial for murder in Los Angeles. Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous Brothers during the 1960s, is...

By on 26 April 2007

Sienna Steps Up For Charity

Sienna Miller has donated a pair of her shoes to help raise money for people suffering in Chad and the troubled Darfur region of Sudan.Her donation is just one of many being made by a...

By on 24 April 2007

Controversial C4 Drama Honoured At Baftas

Longford, the controversial Channel 4 drama about prison campaigner Lord Longford's support of the Moors murderer Myra Hindley, was the main winner at last night's Bafta craft awards.Starring Jim Broadbent and Samantha Morton, the drama...

By on 23 April 2007

Bond And Sparrow Break Into Top Ten

Casino Royale and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest have both broken into the top ten highest-grossing films in British history.Daniel Craig's new-look James Bond proved a hit with cinemagoers and helped the latest...

By on 23 April 2007

Streep And Hoffman 'Set For Doubt'

Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman are both reportedly set to star in the big screen adaptation of the play Doubt.The John Patrick Shanley play, which was written in 2004, will be adapted for Miramax...

By on 20 April 2007

Top 5 Place For Cowell In Influential People Poll

X-Factor judge Simon Cowell has landed the fifth spot in a poll of Britain's top 50 most influential unelected people.The no-nonsense music boss is the highest placed TV celebrity in the poll - which was...

By on 16 April 2007

Questions Raised Over Royal Split

The end of Prince William's relationship with Kate Middleton is at the centre of further media speculation today, as the Sunday papers ponder over the possible reasons for the split.News of the royal break-up was...

By on 15 April 2007

Madonna Denies Adoption Rumours

Madonna has denied reports that she is planning to adopt another child.Last year the queen of pop caused a media furore after she began proceedings to adopt Malawian baby David Banda.Her return to the African...

By on 13 April 2007

Ice Queen

Legendary rock band QUEEN have inspired a new line of ice cream, which includes the flavour Bohemian Raspberry. US ice cream giant Ben + Jerry are keeping up their music-themed ice creams brands which have...

Jt Pens Songs For Madonna

Justin Timberlake has confirmed he has been writing music for a number of artists including Madonna.Despite a recent record-breaking tour the Queen of Pop seems keen to reinvent her image once more with a little...

By on 11 April 2007

Extras Stars Face Bafta Battle

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are to go head-to-head for the best comedy performance at this year's Bafta television awards.The comedy pair are also up against Dawn French (The Vicar of Dibley) and Liz Smith...

By on 11 April 2007

Brian May Guitar Pedal Wins Effects Award

A high-tech guitar pedal created in part by QUEEN star BRIAN MAY has won top honours at the eighth annual Musikmesse International Press Awards in Frankfurt, Germany. May's DigiTech/Brian May Red Special Artist Series Pedal...

Emi Drops Music Track Locks

EMI Music is to lift restrictions from some digital tracks sold via downloads.The world's largest independent music company will make premium downloads available worldwide without digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.DRM allows rights owners to protect...

By on 02 April 2007

South Park Shows Queen's Suicide

Matt Parker and Trey Stone have courted controversy once more with their South Park show after depicting the Queen committing suicide.No strangers to taboo subjects, the makers of the popular satirical cartoon have lampooned celebrities...

By on 30 March 2007

Mika: 'Stop Comparing Me To Queen'

Pop sensation MIKA hopes critics will stop comparing him to British music legends QUEEN - because he doesn't want to be associated with FREDDIE MERCURY's dress sense. The GRACE KELLY star, who yesterday (26MAR07) dubbed...

Scarlett Denies Timberlake Romance

Hollywood beauty Scarlett Johansson has denied any romance with singer Justin Timberlake amid tabloid speculation.The pair were seen spending time together after Justin, 26, split with his girlfriend of over three years, actress Cameron Diaz,...

By on 22 March 2007

Fry: British Accents Behind Oscar Success

British comedian Stephen Fry has questioned the merits of his compatriots' acting in Hollywood, after suggesting they benefited from their plummy accents. The star of Jeeves and Wooster and resident host of QI was interviewed...

By on 20 March 2007

Sparta Premieres In London

London's Leicester Square has hosted the premiere of 300, the war film that has been breaking box office records on the other side of the Atlantic. Based on the novel by Frank Miller, the premiere...

By on 16 March 2007


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