Sampha beats Sheeran to win Mercury Prize

Sampha has been named as the winner of the Mercury Prize for his debut album Process. The south London singer-songwriter took home the album of the year award,...

Williams reveals baby name and shares first photos

Serena Williams has shared the first pictures of her daughter on social media and revealed the name of her new baby. "Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr" the tennis...

Liam Neeson to retire from action movies

Liam Neeson has put aside his "special set of skills" and announced he is retiring from thrillers due to his age. He may have enjoyed box office success...

Hollywood 'devastated' over Nazi-like costume pic

Paul Hollywood says he is "absolutely devastated" after a photograph emerged showing him dressed in a Nazi-like uniform. The Great British Bake Off judge was pictured in the...

Emotions high as arena reopens with charity gig

Thousands of music fans cheered the names of those killed in the Manchester terror attack as the city's arena reopened with a charity concert. The 22 names of...

Sam Smith 'good at getting dumped' in new song

Sam Smith has made his music return after two years away from the spotlight with a song about getting dumped. Too Good At Goodbyes is the first song...

True Detective: New season 3 details revealed

The third season of True Detective has been greenlit, with HBO announcing indie filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier as its new director. The network giant has finally put rumours to...

Royal Mail celebrates Star Wars with eight stamps

The Royal Mail is issuing a set of eight stamps ahead of the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the latest film in the franchise. Both new...

Game4Grenfell: Celebs raise money for victims

Sports stars, musicians and actors have taken part in a charity football match at QPR's Loftus Road ground in aid of victims and survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire. ...

Celebs will come together for Grenfell victims

A sell-out crowd is expected at Loftus Road in west London this afternoon as footballers, musicians and actors come together for a charity match in aid of the Grenfell Tower victims and survivors. ...

Insurance firm countersues Kanye West

Insurance firm Lloyd’s of London is countersuing Kanye West, pointing to drink and drug related clauses in an insurance policy, for the cancellation of his tour. The...

X Factor star's Soul II Soul singer mum dies

The mother of X Factor star Alexandra Burke, Melissa Bell, has died, her family has announced. Bell enjoyed a long career in music, singing lead vocals for Grammy-winning...

Texas Chain Saw Massacre director dies

Hollywood directors have paid tribute to Tobe Hooper, who shot horror films such as The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Poltergeist, following his death. He died of natural...

Russell Brand gets married and turns 'domestic'

Russell Brand and his partner Laura Gallacher have married. The comedian and actor, 42, told listeners of his Radio X podcast that he was "living a married life...

Girls, guitars and sexism in the music industry

Mercury shortlisted guitar group The Big Moon are sick of the music industry putting everyone in boxes. Guitarist Soph Nathann says: "Because there's not enough out there...

Taylor Swift underlines Reputation with new album

Taylor Swift has announced her new album, Reputation, which will be released later this year. The first single from the US star's upcoming collection was due to...

The Rock crumbles as new best-paid actor named

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has lost his title as the world's highest-paid actor after being knocked into second place by Mark Wahlberg. According to Forbes, the former wrestler...

Total eclipse of the charts – Bonnie soars to No 1

Bonnie Tyler's 1983 hit Total Eclipse Of The Heart has made a surprising climb to the top of the iTunes chart in the US. The song became the...

US comedian Jerry Lewis dies in Vegas aged 91

US comedian Jerry Lewis, famous for his role as The Nutty Professor, has died aged 91. Lewis, who starred in slapstick comedy films during the 1950s, died at...

Tributes to 'king of TV and prince of performers'

Strictly Come Dancing presenters Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly have paid tribute to "gentleman and true legend" Sir Bruce Forsyth. Sir Bruce, best known for hosting shows such...