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  • Hugh Jackman announces debut world tour with songs from The Greatest Showman and Les Miserables

    November 29, 2018 4:34 PM 198

    The tour named "The Man. The Music. The Show" will begin in Germany in May before four UK dates later that month. The Golden Globe-winning star, who played American showman PT Barnum in the box office hit, will also sing songs from Les Miserables as well as other Broadway classics. Jackman was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of protagonist Jean Valjean

  • Oprah Winfrey thanks fans after mother's death on Thanksgiving

    November 26, 2018 9:05 PM 106

    The star lived with her grandmother until she was six before moving to Milwaukee to join her mother who was working as a maid. Winfrey posted a picture on Instagram of herself and her mother at a family gathering. She said: "Thank you all for your kind words and condolences regarding my mother Vernita Lee's passing. It gives our family great comfort

  • William Goldman: Butch Cassidy and All The President's Men screenwriter dies aged 87

    November 16, 2018 3:30 PM 117

    William Goldman won Oscars for Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid and All the President's Men, and adapted Misery and The Chamber. The American, who won Academy awards for the classic western movie Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969) and political thriller All The President's Men (1976), had been suffering from colon cancer, his daughter confirmed

  • Stormzy to play Glastonbury? Posters in Oxfam stores 'confirm headliner'

    November 15, 2018 3:00 PM 105

    A staff member at Glastonbury's Oxfam store confirmed they were keeping the poster up, but would not say where it came from. A Glastonbury Free Press poster which has been put up in some Oxfam stores says the grime artist and rapper will play on the Friday night of the world-famous festival in Somerset. Sky News spoke to a member of staff at the charity's

  • Dave Grohl takes food to California firefighters

    November 13, 2018 4:37 PM 90

    Firefighters in Calabasas, near Los Angeles, posted a picture on Instagram thanking the Foo Fighters frontman. The Foo Fighters frontman took barbecue meats to feed the crew at Fire Station 68 in Calabasas, near Los Angeles, on Monday night. In a post on Instagram, the firefighters, who have been battling the Woolsey fire - one of several that have caused

  • Idris Elba named sexiest man alive by People, says it is a 'nice ego boost'

    November 6, 2018 8:25 AM 89

    The Wire and Luther star follows in the footsteps of David Beckham, Mel Gibson, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Blake Shelton. The British actor and star of The Wire, Luther and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom tweeted a picture of the front cover and said he was "honoured and thankful", while also urging people to vote in the midterm elections. Elba, who was revealed

  • POLL: Who do you want to WIN Big Brother 2018?

    November 5, 2018 12:35 AM 101

    Akeem, Cameron, Cian or Zoe - tell us who you're backing to be Channel 5's last champion Akeem Griffiths, Cameron Cole, Cian Carrigan or Zoe Jones – who do you want to be crowned winner of Big Brother 2018 and Channel 5’s last ever champion? Vote in our poll here! That’s right everyone – after 53 days of strategy, competition and Big Coin battles, it’s finally

  • Alec Baldwin arrested for 'punching man in row over parking space'

    November 2, 2018 7:26 PM 101

    The actor, who is well known for impersonating President Trump on TV sketch show Saturday Night Live, is held in New York. The 30 Rock sitcom star was taken into custody shortly before 2pm local time (6pm GMT) in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. New York police detective Sophia Mason said the 60-year-old actor "assaulted someone for a parking spot that they were both going

  • Big Brother: The most controversial moments in the reality show's history

    November 1, 2018 4:24 PM 87

    From Nasty Nick and Jade Goody to George Galloway and, of course, WHO IS SHE?!, we take a look at the Big Brother highs and lows. Announced by Channel 5 earlier this year that this latest series was to be the show's swansong on the channel, it means Monday's final could be the last ever episode (unless the show is picked up by another broadcaster), and genuinely

  • Get 'Happy' out of your rallies, Pharrell Williams warns Trump

    October 30, 2018 2:37 AM 88

    The singer called out the president for playing his upbeat song hours after "the mass murder of 11 human beings" at a synagogue. Lawyers for the singer issued Mr Trump a cease and desist letter after he played the song at a political event in Indiana "on the day of the mass murder of 11 human bring at the hands of a deranged 'nationalist'". The president