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Tate To Become Doctor's Sidekick

Comedian Catherine Tate has been named as Doctor Who's new assistant for the next series of the popular science fiction show.Tate is to reprise her role as Donna, the runaway bride who found herself transported...

By on 04 July 2007

Nearly 15 Million Tune In To Diana Concert

Nearly 15 million people tuned in to see a number of superstar acts perform at the Concert for Diana on Sunday.The show, which was organised by Princess Diana's sons, Princes William and Harry, was scheduled...

By on 03 July 2007

Diana Fondly Remembered At Wembley Concert

A host of artistes from music, theatre, comedy and television performed at Wembley in tribute to Princess Diana. Over 63,000 people, including celebrities such as David Beckham, were in attendance at the charity event which...

By on 02 July 2007

Bono: 'I Knew Blair Would Be A Great Leader Because He Was A Guitarist'

U2 frontman BONO knew former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR would be a great leader, because he can play guitar. Blair played the instrument during his teenage years in rock band Ugly Rumours - something...

Blair Marks Last Day As Leader With Schwarzenegger

Outgoing British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR marked his last day in office with a visit from action man-turned-California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER on Tuesday. Blair is set to officially resign at lunchtime on Wednesday (27Jun07) in...

Tony Blair Calls News Media A "Feral Beast"

Outgoing British Prime Minister Tony Blair today accused the media of becoming a "feral beast, just tearing people and reputations to bits." He said that newspapers and broadcasters alike now feel the need to offer...

Record Number Of Acts For Edinburgh Fringe

A record number of acts have been announced for this year's Edinburgh Fringe festival, which gets underway on August 5th.As well as the over 2,000 different theatre, comedy and music shows announced, a number of...

By on 07 June 2007

Rolling Stone

Stone Phillips, who has co-anchored Dateline since the NBC news magazine debuted in 1992, will be leaving the show next month, the network announced Tuesday. The cost-cutting move, which came as a surprise even to...

Bragg Assesses Blair Legacy

Singer/songwriter BILLY BRAGG used British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR's resignation speech today (10May07) to pass judgment on the statesman's 10 years in power. Speaking from his constituency of Sedgefield earlier, the Labour leader announced he...

Jamie And Jools Oliver 'Naturally Happy Couple'

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and his wife Jools have been voted the most naturally fitting couple in the UK.The Olivers beat the daytime TV couple Richard and Judy Finnegan and Prince Charles and his...

By on 18 April 2007

Blair Appeals For Privacy Following William/middleton Split

LATEST: British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has appealed to the media to respect the privacy of young royal PRINCE WILLIAM and his ex-girlfriend KATE MIDDLETON following the announcement of their split. It was revealed on...

Tony Blair Too Scared To Watch The Queen

THE QUEEN actor MICHAEL SHEEN will have to wait before he finds out what British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR thinks of his portrayal - because he's too scared to watch the film. The hit movie...

Tony Blair's Aide Cleared Of Stealing Government File On Eminem

A legal aide of British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has been cleared of stealing a government file on US rapper EMINEM. The classified document was found during a raid for an unrelated incident at the...

Schwarzenegger To Attend UK Conservative Party Conference

Hollywood superstar ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has accepted an invitation to attend the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool, north-west England later this year (OCT07). The TERMINATOR star-turned-California Governor's planned appearance at the UK political party's annual conference...

Lily Allen's Drunken Onstage Rant

British singer LILY ALLEN has launched an astonishing drunken rant during a concert in San Diego, California, calling GEORGE W BUSH an "a**ehole" and claiming she is "probably bisexual". The 21-year-old turned angry after guzzling...

Millions Watch Corrie Killer Verdict

Last night saw the sentencing of Coronation Street's bad-girl Tracy Barlow, with millions of viewers witnessing the guilty verdict.The ITV1 soap began the trial of Tracy, played by actress Kate Ford, one week ago to...

By on 03 April 2007

Wahlberg Sets His Sights Across The Pond

Sexy Hollywood actor MARK WAHLBERG is desperate to play an Englishman as a follow-up to his tough guy marksman character in SHOOTER. The 35-year-old star, who put on a thick Boston accent for his Oscar...

Arise Bono, 'Lord Of Lords'

U2 frontman Bono has been awarded an honorary knighthood at a ceremony in Dublin.The Irish rock legend was presented with the title by the British ambassador, David Reddaway, but will not take the appellation of...

By on 30 March 2007

Bono Accepts Honorary Knighthood

U2 frontman BONO has accepted an honorary British knighthood at a ceremony in Dublin. The rocker - real name PAUL HEWSON - was joined at the ceremony by his wife ALI HEWSON and their four...

Sheen's Dad Suffers Heart Attack

British actor MICHAEL SHEEN's father has suffered a heart attack after discovering his car had been clamped. MEYRICK SHEEN - a leading JACK NICHOLSON lookalike - was fined after moving his untaxed car from his...

Record-breaking Night For Comic Relief

Last night's Comic Relief raised a record 40.2 million after a marathon television fundraising extravaganza which featured a host of stars, including Tony Blair.The prime minister participated in a Catherine Tate sketch in which "bovvered"...

By on 17 March 2007

Schwarzenegger: 'Blair Is A Green Action Hero'

Actor-turned-politician ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has applauded British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR for his policies attempting to tackle global warming - branding him an "action hero". Governor Of California Schwarzenegger has named Blair as the inspiration behind...

Queen Stars Take Small Screen Crowns

THE QUEEN co-stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and MICHAEL SHEEN have been crowned for their small screen performances at the Royal Television Awards. The ceremony in London last night (13MAR07) saw Mirren honoured for her long-running...

Wahlberg Wants To Play A Brit

Oscar nominee MARK WAHLBERG is determined to broaden his acting experience and wants his next movie role to be an Englishman in a period drama. THE DEPARTED star is excited by the prospect of stepping...

Eubank Arrested

Former boxer CHRIS EUBANK has been arrested for allegedly breaching the peace during a protest at the UK government's decision to send British royal PRINCE HARRY to Iraq. The former fighter was detained after parking...

Okereke: 'I'm Bored Of Politics'

BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE is bored with politics in the UK because all politicians are the same. British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR is expected to step down later this year (07), and the main...

Oasis Star Attacks Blair's Record

Noel Gallagher, who once famously chatted with the prime minister at No. 10, has branded Tony Blair as a "president" and said that there is little reason for the public to vote in elections.The Oasis...

By on 16 February 2007

Sheen Annoyed At Oscar Snub

Actor MICHAEL SHEEN is upset his performance in the hit film THE QUEEN was snubbed at this month's Oscar ceremony (25FEB07). The movie has become an awards favourite and plaudits have been lavished on star...

Shilpa Braced For Question Time Appearance

Celebrity Big Brother winner Shilpa Shetty is to consolidate her positions as the country's political sweetheart by appearing on BBC1's Question Time.The multi-lingual Bollywood actress has been invited to take her place on the topical...

By on 09 February 2007

Blunt Treasures Time In Kosovo

Singer JAMES BLUNT was a cynical soldier when he was sent to Kosovo in 1999, but quickly changed his mind about his mission when he realised he was saving people's lives. The singer rose to...

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