Disney held to ransom over 'stolen' film

Disney chief Bob Iger has revealed the company is being held for ransom by hackers threatening to leak an unreleased movie. Mr Iger said on Monday the hackers demanded a "huge sum" to be paid in Bitcoin, or they will release parts of...

Allen: I've only been assaulted by white males

Lily Allen has claimed she has "only ever been sexually assaulted by white males", during a row with the co-founder of the English Defence League. The 31-year-old singer's spat with Tommy Robinson began when she shared a post on Twitter criticising the use...

Jude Law hopes Pope role will spark debate

Jude Law, star of The Young Pope, has insisted his new series does not judge the Vatican but welcomes discussion into conservative Catholicism. The British actor plays the "troubled and conflicted" Pope Pius XIII in the fictional ten-part series - airing on Sky...

Man Arrested After Death Of Geordie Shore Star

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a glamour model who appeared in the reality TV series Geordie Shore died in a fall from a block of flats. Aimee Spencer, 27, suffered critical injuries after she fell from a...

Victor Meldrew Actor Suffers Heart Attack

One Foot In The Grave actor Richard Wilson is in a stable condition in hospital after suffering a heart attack, says his agent. The 80-year-old had a cardiac arrest on Wednesday afternoon, confirmed John Grant.  The Scottish actor has cancelled his 12-night Edinburgh Festival Fringe...

100 days of Trump, according to the Simpsons

The Simpsons have presented their own take on Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. The short animation released online shows the US President in bed at the White House counting his accomplishments. Among the achievements were the lowering of his golfing handicap...

Making waves: Artist uses newspapers for tsunami

He's a man who knows how powerful a little imagination can be. Artist David Mach says the UK definitely needs to encourage more artists to "start making stuff". "Boy, do we need to make things now, with Brexit, with the way our industry...

Dylan finally ends Nobel silence: 'I'm speechless'

Bob Dylan has broken his silence after becoming the first musician to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature - revealing he had been left "speechless". The 75-year-old laureate had been accused by the Swedish Academy panel that awarded him the honour of being...

Corrie star apologises for 'unacceptable' tweets

A Coronation Street star sacked from the soap for "racially offensive" tweets has apologised for using "unacceptable" language about Indian people. Marc Anwar, who plays Sharif Nazir in the show, was dismissed by ITV after the Sunday Mirror published screenshots from his account...

Ford 'in jet close-call after landing error'

Harrison Ford had a close call with an airliner after making a mistake landing his plane at a California airport, according to US media. The incident reportedly happened after the actor aimed his single-engined plane for a taxiway instead of the runway at...

Ryan Reynolds honoured with Hollywood star

Ryan Reynolds has dedicated his new star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame to his wife Blake Lively. The 40-year-old actor took his wife and two children, as well as his mother, to the ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard.  "You make everything better, I mean absolutely...

Serial prankster ambushes Kardashian in Paris

Kim Kardashian has reportedly filed a police complaint after she was ambushed by a prankster as she entered a restaurant in Paris. Footage shows the reality star walking past photographers when a man in sunglasses suddenly lunges forward and seemingly attempts to kiss...

Judy Garland's remains moved across US

Judy Garland's remains have been removed from her resting place in New York and taken to Hollywood. The Wizard Of Oz star's body was exhumed - 48 years after her death - at the request of her family, including children Liza Minnelli, Lorna...

10,000 made false ticket claims for benefit gig

More than 10,000 people attempted to falsely claim free tickets to the One Love Manchester benefit concert. Ticketmaster put aside passes for the 14,200 people who attended Ariana...

Firemen Sam Episode Pulled After Koran Blunder

The makers of Fireman Sam have apologised after an episode of the hit children's show appeared to show a character treading on a page from the Koran. In the episode, which last aired on 28 June, a character is seen trampling on papers...

Lena Dunham sorry for abortion wish comment

Actress Lena Dunham has apologised after making a "distasteful" comment about wishing she had an abortion. The American creator and star of the hit Sky Atlantic series Girls was heavily criticised after the release of her podcast, Women of the Hour. In it...

Amy Schumer 'most dangerous celebrity online'

Amy Schumer's latest accolade is no laughing matter, as she has been named as the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. A study suggests web users who search for information about the comedian have a 16% chance of being exposed to websites riddled...

Challenge To Sir Cliff Abuse Charge Decision

The decision not to press charges in the abuse case against Sir Cliff Richard is being reviewed. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) confirmed one of the singer's accusers lodged a challenge to the decision under the victims' right to review scheme at the...

Alec Baldwin mocks Trump with Russian cap

Alec Baldwin has poked fun at Donald Trump by sporting his classic red "Make America Great Again" baseball cap - but in the Russian language. The actor posted an image of himself wearing the hat on his Instagram account. It comes amid a...

Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dies at 89

James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died after a "brave battle with cancer", his family have said. Sir Roger, 89, died in Switzerland on Tuesday, a statement...