Linkin Park hearts 'broken' by singer's suicide

Linkin Park have said their "hearts are broken" following the suicide of lead singer Chester Bennington. Bennington, 41, was found dead in the bedroom of his home in...

La La Land director triumphs at DGA Awards

La La Land film-maker Damien Chazelle has danced off with the top honour at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards. Chazelle, who directed the musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, won the gong for best feature film and, at 32, is...

Heart Donation Gag Takes Top Fringe Award

A joke about heart donation has been voted the funniest at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe - an award previously won by Tim Vine, Zoe Lyons and Rob Auton. Comedian Masai Graham's gag impressed the 10 comedy critics that drew up a shortlist that...

Several people dead in Mexico festival shooting

At least five people have been killed after a lone gunman opened fire at the BPM Music Festival in Mexico. Mexican police said at least a dozen others were wounded at a nightclub in the Playa Del Carmen resort. Glasgow DJ Jackmaster, who...

Garfield under fire over 'gay man' comment

Actor Andrew Garfield is facing an online backlash for saying he is "a gay man" but "without the physical act". The Spider-Man star plays a homosexual with AIDS...

Rowling Rejected Hundreds Of Potter Spin-Offs

JK Rowling has estimated that she has turned down more than 1,500 offers for Harry Potter spin-off projects in the last 10 years. Speaking at the opening gala of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child in the West End, the author said finally...

Bond girl Eva Green: 'I had to push Weinstein off'

Casino Royale actress Eva Green has said she felt "shocked and disgusted" after an encounter with Harvey Weinstein in which she allegedly had to "push him off". The...

Ed Sheeran Sued Over Marvin Gaye Copy Claims

Ed Sheeran is being sued over claims he copied the core elements of Marvin Gaye classic Let’s Get It On. According to the lawsuit, Sheeran lifted the "heart" out of the 1973 track for his hit song Thinking Out Loud. The heirs of Ed Townsend,...

Trainspotting sequel wins over critics

Trainspotting's long-awaited sequel T2 has won over most critics' hearts, but expectations were far from great. Twenty years after the hit release of its 1996 original, the film reunites director Danny Boyle with the original cast for a loose adaptation of Irvine Welsh's...

'End of our rainbow': Zoe Ball and Fatboy Slim split

TV presenter Zoe Ball and DJ Norman Cook - better known as Fatboy Slim - have said they are divorcing after 18 years of marriage. But despite the shock announcement, the pair insisted they remain "great friends" and will continue to co-parent their...

True Blood star Nelsan Ellis dies at age 39

A star of HBO's vampire series True Blood, Nelsan Ellis, has died aged 39. The actor, from Illinois and Alabama, who is best known for playing the character...

Carrie Fisher's mother Debbie Reynolds dies

Film legend Debbie Reynolds has died aged 84 - a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, the beloved Star Wars actress. Reynolds' passing was confirmed by her son Todd Fisher, who said: "She's now with Carrie and we're all heartbroken....

Oliver Stone Feared Hackers Making Snowden Film

Oliver Stone has revealed he used encrypted messages to communicate while making his film about whistleblower Edward Snowden, due to fears of hacking. The drama - called simply Snowden - looks at how the former CIA employee leaked details about the National Security Agency...

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...

Cannes 2017: Politics, TV and Adam Sandler

The Cannes Film Festival has announced its highly anticipated line-up, featuring the return of Sofia Coppola, David Lynch and Adam Sandler. From the French Riviera, festival president Thierry Fremaux revealed on Thursday the 18 films in the main competition and the 15 for...

Former Hollyoaks star arrested for alleged GBH

Former Hollyoaks actress Stephanie Davis has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm after an alleged assault at a north London hotel. Police confirmed they were...

It's over: Depp and Heard finalise bitter divorce

After months of highly publicised claims of domestic violence and counter-claims of financial blackmail, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's divorce has been finalised. Court papers filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court detailed a splitting of marital assets and an agreement by Depp...

Pop star steps in as plane passenger goes 'crazy'

Pop star Richard Marx helped an air crew restrain a man after he "attacked passengers and crew" on a Korean Air flight. The Right Here Waiting singer stepped in when the man started pushing flight attendants and grabbing them by the hair. At...

Mel Gibson to have ninth child with partner, 26

Mel Gibson is to have his ninth child with his girlfriend of two years Rosalind Ross, his representative has told People magazine. The 60-year-old US-born and Australia-reared star is understood to be expecting the new arrival early next year. A friend of the couple told...

Game Of Thrones Live Concert Tour Announced

The sights and sounds of Game of Thrones will be brought to life in an immersive concert tour, it has been announced. The US tour will feature a full orchestra and choir to illustrate scenes from the hit HBO show, which will be...