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  • Soul singer Candi Staton diagnosed with breast cancer

    October 29, 2018 9:15 PM 78

    The performer says she been through "all of the emotions" after she found a lump on the first day of rehearsal for her new tour. The 78-year-old, whose hits include "Young Hearts Run Free" and "You Got The Love", said she received the news over the summer on the first day of rehearsal for her tour. Staton says she found a lump through self-check and she's

  • BBCAN host Arisa Cox to appear on Big Brother’s Bit On The Side

    October 27, 2018 8:25 PM 127

    Fan-favourite frontwoman will have TV reunion with Nikki Grahame in visit to UK Arisa Cox, the host of Big Brother Canada, is to make an in-person appearance on Big Brother UK spin-off Bit On The Side next week, it has been announced! In a move set to delight international Big Brother superfans, Arisa will be part of the discussion show’s celebrity panel

  • Chris Hemsworth picks up hitchhiker

    October 22, 2018 12:34 PM 87

    "Picked up a hitchhiker, wasn't a serial killer which we were stoked about," Thor star Chris Hemsworth posted on Instagram. After arriving in Brisbane from Mexico, the musician managed to bum a ride with Australian actor Chris Hemsworth and his friend Luke Zocchi - and then found himself travelling by helicopter. The pair told him their chosen mode of transport

  • Michael Buble to 'retire' from music following son's battle with cancer

    October 14, 2018 3:56 AM 111

    The Canadian singer says he will hang up his microphone as he no longer has a desire for fame following his son's illness. The Haven't Met You Yet singer said he no longer had a desire for fame and would be stepping away from the limelight after releasing what may be his final album. Buble's emotional "last interview" comes after he put his career on hold after

  • Sound mixer working on Tom Hanks film dies after fall from balcony

    October 12, 2018 11:10 PM 96

    Witnesses say the 61-year-old was taking a cigarette break when he "may have suffered a medical emergency" causing him to fall. Emmy-winning James Emswiller, who has worked on films such as The Avengers and The Fault In Our Stars, appeared to fall from a balcony in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, during a mid-shoot break, according to police

  • Strictly's Walsh and Jones to perform 'dance of shame', says Craig Revel Horwood

    October 11, 2018 3:52 PM 82

    Comedian Seann Walsh and professional dancer Katya Jones will perform after being photographed cheating on their partners. The comedian, who was publicly dumped by his girlfriend, and his professional dance partner both apologised after they were pictured kissing in the street. But after the BBC said it would not cut them they will be back in the spotlight

  • Cushty! Only Fools And Horses musical announced for West End

    October 8, 2018 10:57 AM 202

    The Only Fools And Horses musical has been written by the son of the TV show's creator, as well as comedy star Paul Whitehouse. In cushty news for Only Fools And Horses fans, the Trotters are hitting the stage for a new musical starting next year. The stage show has been written by Jim Sullivan, whose late father John was the brains behind the classic

  • The Walking Dead actor Scott Wilson dies aged 76

    October 7, 2018 2:13 PM 85

    The 76-year-old, who played Hershel Greene in The Walking Dead, is said to have "lived at the emotional core" of the show. Wilson played Georgia farm owner Hershel Greene in the post-apocalyptic zombie show from 2011 to 2014. The veteran actor died on Saturday after suffering from leukaemia, according to celebrity news site People. AMC said in a statement

  • Groundbreaking sitcom writer Ray Galton dies

    October 6, 2018 1:14 PM 97

    The iconic scriptwriter died last night after a "long and heartbreaking battle with dementia", his family announced. Along with Alan Simpson, Galton helped shape modern British comedy, pioneering a formula of sitcom that is emulated to this day. His manager Tessa Le Bars said: "I have had the great honour of working with Ray for over 50 years and for the last 40 as his manager

  • Zoe Ball to replace Chris Evans on Radio 2 breakfast

    October 3, 2018 7:17 AM 156

    The 47-year-old presenter said that being the first woman to host the UK's most listened to show would be "both an honour and a privilege". Ball, who also hosts Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two, said: "I'm absolutely thrilled to be following in the giant footsteps of Chris Evans as the host of the Radio 2 Breakfast Show. "To be the first woman to present