SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE star Gwyneth Paltrow is being honoured by fruit bosses who are naming an Apple after her.

Chief executive of ENGLISH APPLES AND PEARS LTD ADRIAN BARLOW is delighted that Paltrow and COLDPLAY singer Chris Martin have named their baby daughter APPLE "after such a popular fruit".

He says, "We decided to name our next variety THE PALTROW in honour of the birth."

The Oscar-winning actress gave birth to her first child two weeks ago (14MAY04) and named the baby girl APPLE BLYTHE ALISON MARTIN.

23/05/2004 14:21