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Bill Gates Honours David Bowie On Desert Island Discs

Microsoft founder Bill Gates lays down a tribute for the late David Bowie on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs, where he unveiled his top eight songs to Kirsty Young. He's chosen some serious classics...

Madonna Name Checks Obama And Lady Gaga In Leaked Track Illuminati

Madonna sings about President Barack Obama and Lady Gaga in a leaked track titled 'Illuminati'.The 56-year-old musician's 13th album - tentatively named 'Iconic' - leaked online in full yesterday (17.12.14), and features one track on...

George Clooney Jets To Seychelles For Honeymoon

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin have jetted to the Seychelles for their honeymoon.The newlyweds, who got married in Venice, Italy last weekend, are reportedly staying at the luxurious resort on the North Island, which can...

Stars' Kids Set To Turn Showjumping Event Into A Big Show

Miley Cyrus' sister Noah and the daughters of Bruce Springsteen, Bill Gates and Alfre Woodard are set to turn an upcoming equestrian event in Los Angeles into a star-studded affair by showing off their horseriding...

No-one Is Safe! The Redemptoristine Sisters Of Dublin Accept Their Als Ice Bucket Challenge Nomination [Video]

Just when we thought the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge couldn't get any better (we honestly thought the swearing toddler topped them all!), an unlikely group of people have decided to take it on over in...

Anna Wintour Tops Fashion Names On Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women List

Anna Wintour has topped the fashion names on Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women list. The American Vogue editor-in-chief and artistic director of Condé Nast has been placed at number 39 on this year's list -...

Bill Gates Crowned No.1 On Forbes' Billionaires List

Bill Gates is back as the leader of the prestigious billionaires club.The co-founder of Microsoft has taken his position as richest man in the world for the first time in four years, after his fortune...

Will.i.am Is Returning To School

will.i.am is going back to school.The 'Scream & Shout' singer is ''fascinated'' by quantum physics and has decided to resume his education and will study computer science later this year.He said: ''I'm fascinated with quantum...

Bill Gates Condom Challenge Aims To Reduce Aids And Other Diseases

The Bill Gates Condom Challenge has been launched by the Microsoft leader’s charitable organisation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The purpose of the unusual challenge, to design a new kind of condom, is to...

One Direction Join Enough Food If Campaign

One Direction have joined a hunger campaign to help get food shared out to the poorest countries.The 'What Makes You Beautiful' hitmakers - Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik -...

George Lucas Donation To Put Him Amongst History's Greatest Philanthropists

George Lucas' donation of over half the $4 billion from the Disney deal will see him considered amongst the most generous philanthropists of all time. After announcing that he had sold LucasFilm to Disney, a...

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Invited To Olympics Party On Yacht

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been invited to an Olympics party on a yacht.Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is throwing a lavish bash on his vessel, which is moored in Canary Wharf, east London, for...

'The Scream' Sells For $119.9 Million. But Who Bought It?

Last night, Edvard Munch's famous painting The Scream sold for a record sum of $119.9 million, but it's not currently clear who it was that purchased the painting. The 1895 pastel was purchased by an...

Forbes Rich List 2012: Who Is Worth $69 Billion?

Forbes has revealed its Rich List for 2012, with Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim retaining his position at No.1 with an estimated worth of $69 billion. His nearest rival was Microsoft head honcho Bill Gates, who...

Steve Jobs Getting Musical Tribute From The Flaming Lips

Apple boss Steve Jobs is set to be remembered by seminal psychedelic rockers The Flaming Lips at the O Music Awards on October 31st 2011. The news was given in a double announcement that also...

Mark Zuckerberg Is Engaged Says Bill Gates

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of social networking site Facebook and the world's youngest billionaire, is engaged to his girlfriend Priscilla Chan, according to Bill Gates. The Microsoft boss let the news slip when he referred...

Bono + Mcconaughey Bid Farewell To Gates In Funny Video

BONO and MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY have joined forces to bid Microsoft boss BILL GATES a fond farewell as he plans for early retirement - by starring in a hilarious new video. The two stars appear alongside...

Buffet Tops Billionaires List

U.S. financier WARREN BUFFET has ended Microsoft founder BILL GATES' 13-year reign as the world's richest man. With a $62 billion fortune, the revered big business icon and philanthropist, has topped Forbes magazine's annual Billionaires...

Gates Begs Jay-z For Job

Millionaire businessman BILL GATES is seeking career advice from JAY-Z and U2 - in a new TV commercial. The Microsoft giant appears in a spoof film where he asks rocker Bono for a role in...

Alba Wants To Cook For Winfrey, Obama And Gates

Hollywood star JESSICA ALBA would love to have dinner with OPRAH WINFREY, U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA and Microsoft boss BILL GATES - because she's convinced her cooking would impress them. The actress believes the...

Bill Gates Is Going Into Space

Microsoft billionaire BILL GATES is planning to travel into space, his friend and current space tourist CHARLES SIMONYI has revealed. The announcement was made by cosmonaut FYODOR YURCHIKHIN during a talk to journalists from the...

The Game: 'I'm The Ghetto Bill Gates!'

Rapper THE GAME likens himself to Microsoft boss BILL GATES, and believes they are both on top of their respective industries because they are similar intellectually. The DREAMS star - real name JAYCEON TAYLOR -...

Steve Mcqueen Memorabilia Sells Big At Auction

Sunglasses belonging to late acting legend STEVE MCQUEEN have sold for a staggering $650,000 (GBP360,000) at an auction in Los Angeles. The blue-tinted Persol shades, worn by the actor in 1968 movie THE THOMAS CROWN...

Armani Edits British Newspaper

Italian fashion king GIORGIO ARMANI followed in the footsteps of stars including U2 frontman BONO by guest-editing British newspaper The Independent. Armani took on the temporary editorship for the broadsheet's special Africa edition, of which...

Gervais Training Video Removed From Internet

RICKY GERVAIS is battling hit internet site YouTube after two supposedly private training videos for Microsoft were leaked onto it last month (JUL06). The clips see THE OFFICE star in his cult DAVID BRENT role...

Milian Shocked By Billionaire's Party

Pop star CHRISTINA MILIAN has just returned from France, where she played to her smallest crowd - 15 people. The DIP IT LOW singer was booked to perform at a private party in the south...

Simmons Slams Reality Tv Cynicism

KISS bassist GENE SIMMONS has blasted claims his new reality TV show is a money-spinning exercise. The outspoken rocker insists GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS, which airs on the US A+E network, has nothing to do...

Shyne Compares Himself To Gates

Rapper SHYNE, who is currently serving a 10 year sentence on assault and weapons convictions, insists he has been the victim of unscrupulous business associates, much like Microsoft billionaire BILL GATES. The rapper, whose real...

Bedingfield Wows Microsoft

British singer NATASHA BEDINGFIELD has been made the first ever "artist in residence" at Microsoft, after her songwriting captured the imagination of the computer giant's founder BILL GATES. The UNWRITTEN star will produce music for...

Gotti Won't Fight Government For Missing Millions

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI has opted not to press the federal official who ruined his life for the past three years for compensation - because he fears black people never win. The Inc label...

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