4th July 2006

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The Game Ends Rap War As He Plans To Wed

Marriage plans have helped mellow gangsta rapper THE GAME - he insists his war of words with former pal 50 CENT is over because he wants nothing to...

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Fascinating Fact 1726

Former SEINFELD star JASON ALEXANDER can now add theatre director to his resume after taking charge of the staging of new SAM SHEPARD play THE GOD OF...

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Duffy And Keach Team Up As Ageing Tv Cowboys

Former DALLAS star PATRICK DUFFY and TV detective STACY KEACH are set to become television's latest odd couple in a series of movies about two ageing...

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Aniston Beats Pitt And Jolie In All-american Poll

JENNIFER ANISTON is still everyone's favourite All-American, according to an Independence Day (04JUL06) TV poll. Showbusiness news show...

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Miller To Play Blushing Bride In New Film

Actress SIENNA MILLER will give on-off boyfriend JUDE LAW a taste of what she'll look like as a bride in her new movie CAMILLE, when she weds...

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Fascinating Fact 1723

Pop superstar STING's Tuscan estate in Italy features its own winery and chapel.

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Depp And Paradis Plan For Baby Number Three

JOHNNY DEPP is planning one more child with longtime partner VANESSA PARADIS. The actor admits he loves fatherhood and he and the French...

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Lohan Gives Chef A Birthday Boost

Singer/actress LINDSAY LOHAN gave chef KERRY SIMON a boost as she opens a new restaurant in Los Angeles - the actress asked the cook to cater for her...

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Diesel No Longer Surfing In Fantastic Four Sequel

VIN DIESEL has missed out on playing comic book hero THE SILVER SURFER - to a computer. The director of THE FANTASTIC FOUR sequel has confirmed the...

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Fascinating Fact 1724

Actor JOSH LUCAS has reportedly found love with another film beauty after splitting from sexy SALMA HAYEK - he has been spotted romancing French...

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Die Hard Director Sued For Invasion Of Privacy

DIE HARD director JOHN MCTIERNAN has been caught up in an illegal wiretapping controversy after his ex-wife claimed the movie-maker broke the law to...

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Witherspoon And Banks Design Charity Wedding Dresses

REESE WITHERSPOON and TYRA BANKS are designing wedding gowns for an upcoming online charity auction. The ladies are busy creating fairytale dresses...

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Aniston And Vaughn To Wed After French Proposal?

JENNIFER ANISTON and VINCE VAUGHN are planning a secret wedding after the actor proposed to the former FRIENDS star in Paris, France, according to US...

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Depp: 'I'll Play Captain Jack Forever'

Movie star JOHNNY DEPP is so in love with his pirate captain JACK SPARROW, he'll continue to play the quirky buccaneer for as long as the PIRATES OF...

4th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1725

Sexy SIN CITY star JESSICA ALBA has a new canine love - a pit bull terrier she has named BOWIE after her musical hero DAVID BOWIE.

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Winfrey Plans New Year's Eve Party In South Africa

Media mogul OPRAH WINFREY is set to give South Africa a huge financial and tourism boost at the beginning of 2007 by planning an exclusive New Year's...

4th July 2006 0:00



Sharapova Shocked By Streaker

Shocked tennis ace MARIA SHARAPOVA was forced to turn away when a streaker interrupted her Wimbledon quarter-final clash with ELENA DEMENTIEVA in...

4th July 2006 0:00



Mcgraw And Hill On Course To Break Country Touring Records

TIM MCGRAW and FAITH HILL are well on course to smash country music touring records in America after passing the one million mark in ticket sales. ...

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Stars Head To Vegas For Beatles Spectacular

French circus troupe CIRQUE DU SOLEIL's new THE BEATLES-themed show LOVE only premiered last week (ends30JUN06), but it has already attracted a host...

4th July 2006 0:00



Petty: 'No More Interviews'

Rocker TOM PETTY is making 2006 a year for lasts after announcing a recent chat with US rock magazine Rolling Stone will be his final interview. The...

4th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1722

Rocker DAVE MATHEWS has agreed to be a photographed for a campaign by the left wing US political magazine THE NATION. The South African icon will be...

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Fraser And Purcell Favourites To Take Over Bana's Banner

Actors BRENDAN FRASER and DOMINIC PURCELL are set to fight it out to play THE INCREDIBLE HULK's alter-ego BRUCE BANNER in the movie's sequel...

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Cross Wedding Emotion

MARCIA CROSS was overwhelmed by emotion while dancing with her father after her wedding last month (24JUN06), because she never thought he'd get the...

4th July 2006 0:00



Willie Denson Dies

Singer/songwriter WILLIE DENSON has died from lung cancer at his Columbus, Ohio, home at the age of 69. Denson, most famous for his hit MAMA SAID,...

4th July 2006 0:00



Branson To Appear In Bond Movie

British entrepreneur SIR RICHARD BRANSON will appear in upcoming 007 movie CASINO ROYALE in a cameo role. Branson and his Virgin Atlantic airline...

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Pink Floyd Trio Hint At Reunion

DAVE GILMOUR, RICK WRIGHT and NICK MASON are considering reuniting PINK FLOYD, with or without estranged bandmate ROGER WATERS. When the four...

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Metallica To Appear On The Simpsons

Heavy rockers METALLICA will appear in an episode of the hit US TV show THE SIMPSONS in September (06). THE UNFORGIVEN hitmakers will be special...

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Japanese Hotel Celebrates Beatles Anniversary

THE BEATLES' one and only visit to Japan is being commemorated by the hotel the Fab Four stayed in 40 years ago (66). The DAY TRIPPER hitmakers -...

4th July 2006 0:00



Lohan's Anger Over Bullied Sister

LINDSAY LOHAN is fuming after discovering her sister is being bullied at school because of media reports about her private life. The MEAN GIRLS...

4th July 2006 0:00



Austin Pardoned

LATEST: R+B producer DALLAS AUSTIN has been pardoned by Dubai's ruler, just hours after he was sentenced to four years imprisonment for possession of...

4th July 2006 0:00



Bb King Salutes Montreux For The Last Time

Legendary blues man BB KING shed tears when was joined onstage by a galaxy of stars last night (03JUL06), as he bid farewell to Switzerland's...

4th July 2006 0:00



Lennox Fears She's A Fraud

Former EURYTHMICS star ANNIE LENNOX fears she's a "fraud" for accepting an honorary doctorate from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. ...

4th July 2006 0:00



Electra Attracted To Kate Moss

CARMEN ELECTRA has a celebrity lesbian crush on KATE MOSS. The former BAYWATCH babe admits the supermodel is her style icon, and she "fancies" her...

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Depp Helps Fan At Pirates Premiere

Actor JOHNNY DEPP helped a fan who was being crushed in the crowd at last night's PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST premiere in London. The...

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Stars To Fast In Iraq Protest

Movie stars SEAN PENN and SUSAN SARANDON will join a hunger-strike which began on Independence Day in America today (04JUL06) outside the White House...

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50 Cent Advocates 24-Hour Drinking

Raunchy hip-hop star 50 CENT has leaped to the defence of England's new 24-hour drinking laws because they help him find love. The IN DA CLUB rapper...

4th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2384

"This should be the happiest time of my life but I feel alone and depressed after splitting with my boyfriend." Scoring a new entry at number 13 in...

4th July 2006 0:00



Spears Signs Up For Second Tv Series

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS hopes to quash rumours her marriage to KEVIN FEDERLINE is on the brink of collapse by signing up for a second series of her...

4th July 2006 0:00



China Bans South Korean Film With Homosexual Hints

Chinese officials have banned South Korean box-office sensation THE KING AND THE CLOWN because the movie implies a homosexual theme. Directed by...

4th July 2006 0:00



Cuban Musician Kantor Dies

Cuban musician ISRAEL KANTOR died on Saturday (01JUL06) at his Miami, Florida home following a battle with cancer. He was 56. Kantor was born...

4th July 2006 0:00



Knightley: 'I Won't Apologise For Being Thin'

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has defended her weight after being photographed at the London premiere of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST looking...

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Depp Celebrates His 'Weird' Persona

Actor JOHNNY DEPP is bemused he is seen as "weird", insisting everyone is strange but usually too afraid to embrace their eccentricities. As well as...

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Lohan Trashed Adams' Pad

Singer/actress LINDSAY LOHAN was left with 14 stitches in her leg and a damage bill after borrowing rocker BRYAN ADAMS' London home. The 20-year-old...

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Beckford In Bar Brawl Over Lachey's Girl

Catwalk hunk TYSON BECKFORD is facing the wrath of NICK LACHEY after the supermodel allegedly tried to muscle in on his new girlfriend. MTV host...

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Lost To Be Turned Into A Movie?

The makers of LOST want to end the hit TV show after a maximum of five years and are planning a feature-length movie spin-off. Co-creator DAMON...

4th July 2006 0:00



Morrison's Final Notebook For Sale

THE DOORS frontman JIM MORRISON's last handwritten journal will be sold at auction at the end of the month (JUL06). Morrison, who died in 1971 from...

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Fascinating Fact 1721

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY has posted pictures of his damaged vocal chord on the internet. The band recently cancelled their US tour because...

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New Rules For Oscar 'Foreigners'

The Oscar for Best Foreign Language Feature at next year's (07) star-studded ceremony could go to a movie that doesn't include its country's official...

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Douglas Settles 'Image' Lawsuit

Hollywood star MICHAEL DOUGLAS has reached a settlement in his court case against two Florida companies who illegally used his name and image to lure...

4th July 2006 0:00



Brando Estate Sued By Assistant

MARLON BRANDO's former assistant is suing the late actor's estate for $2 million (GBP1.1 million) after it evicted her from a house she claims the...

4th July 2006 0:00



Goldfrapp Bond Spoof

JAMES BOND bosses are fuming after a spoof movie poster falsely claimed GOLDFRAPP are performing the theme song for new movie CASINO ROYALE. 007...

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Diaz Turns To Junk Food To Become Voluptuous

CAMERON DIAZ is feasting on hamburgers and French fries in a bid to change her shape from skinny to curvy. The actress confesses she is desperate to...

4th July 2006 0:00



Austin Sentenced To Four Years In Jail

LATEST: Grammy-winning producer DALLAS AUSTIN has been sentenced to four years imprisonment in Dubai after pleading guilty to cocaine charges earlier...

4th July 2006 0:00



Comic Jan Murray Dies

Legendary comic JAN MURRAY passed away at his home in Beverly Hills, California on Sunday (02JUL06). He was 89 years old. The veteran was best known...

4th July 2006 0:00



Peel Honoured With 'Home Truths' Book

Late broadcasting legend JOHN PEEL is to be the subject of a new book based on his celebrated BBC Radio 4 series HOME TRUTHS. The pioneering DJ, who...

4th July 2006 0:00



Doctor Who Writers Sell Themselves On Ebay

The writers of hit British TV series DOCTOR WHO are auctioning themselves off on website eBay in a bid to raise cash for sufferers of Crohn's...

4th July 2006 0:00



Goldfrapp Singer Falls Ill

British electro act GOLDFRAPP were forced to pull out of their Roskilde Festival appearance on Sunday (02JUL06) when frontwoman ALISON GOLDFRAPP was...

4th July 2006 0:00



Bogarde's Family Apologise To Attenborough

SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has received a written apology from the family of late acting legend SIR DIRK BOGARDE, after Bogarde's grudge against the...

4th July 2006 0:00



Brown: 'Women Should Know Their Place'

Soul star JAMES BROWN confesses he has treated women abominably, but he insists the ladies in his life needed to learn "their limitations". The IT'S...

4th July 2006 0:00



Beckinsale Thrilled By Talented Daughter

KATE BECKINSALE is thrilled her seven-year-old daughter is so well-adjusted and happy, because she was such an emotional mess at the same age. The...

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Pussycat Dolls Seek Handsome Prince

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM had better watch out, as raunchy pop act THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS are desperate to get close to him during their stay in the...

4th July 2006 0:00



Knightley's 'Pmt Playlist'

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has the perfect way to beat the monthly blues - she has a "PMT (pre-menstrual tension) playlist". The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star...

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The Things They Say 2381

"Whether you have them or adopt them, they're all blood. And the funniest people I've ever met." BRAD PITT insists fatherhood is a giggle.

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Cautious Kylie: 'It's Still Early Days'

KYLIE MINOGUE is warning fans she is unsure what the future holds, despite having successfully recovered from breast cancer. Minogue, speaking to...

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Flaming Lips Plan Vibrating Panties Merchandise

Eccentric THE FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE is keen to sell vibrating panties to his fans - so he can activate them from the stage at concerts. ...

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Minogue Scared To Fall In Love

DANNII MINOGUE is finding it impossible to allow love into her life, as she is terrified any new partnership will end up like her disastrous marriage...

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Cannon Cashes In On Fashion

Singer and actor NICK CANNON insists he was always on the cutting edge of fashion and even started his own "gentlemen's club" in high school to...

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The Things They Say 2382

"I've never considered myself a femme fatale as I've never seduced anyone and ruined their lives. At least as far as I know." SCARLETT JOHANSSON...

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Epstein Death Made Petty Rethink Touring Lifestyle

The death of HOWIE EPSTEIN prompted former bandmate TOM PETTY to make his current US tour his last - as he was tired of wasting his life on the...

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Griffin Splits From Stealing Husband

US comedienne KATHY GRIFFIN has gone public with her divorce secrets - she split from husband MATT MOLINE after she discovered he had been stealing...

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Hudson House Hunting In New Orleans

KATE HUDSON is hoping to help the post-Hurricane Katrina effort in New Orleans, Louisiana by buying property in the devastated city. The actress...

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Bosworth And Bloom Stronger After Break-up

SUPERMAN RETURNS star KATE BOSWORTH and boyfriend ORLANDO BLOOM's relationship is stronger than ever after the couple went through a rough patch last...

4th July 2006 0:00



Chesney: 'It's Been A Tough Year'

Country star KENNY CHESNEY is finally starting to recover from the heartbreak of his split from RENEE ZELLWEGER, nearly a year after their brief...

4th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1719

DENISE RICHARDS is looking to make a quick sale on her former California home by putting it on the market for the same price she paid for it - $4.3...

4th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1720

JACK NICHOLSON's teenage daughter LORRAINE plays comedian ADAM SANDLER's daughter in the hit movie CLICK.

4th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2380

"One day I'll be out there helping. I will go to Africa. I can't wait for that day. I feel like that's part of my position. I have been given this...

4th July 2006 0:00



Nelson Buys 100-Year-old Church

WILLIE NELSON has taken his love of gospel to the max - by buying a church. The country legend surprised the congregation at the Methodist church in...

4th July 2006 0:00



Federline Bans Tabloid Talk

BRITNEY SPEARS' husband KEVIN FEDERLINE has banned pals from talking about the latest tabloid stories, because he doesn't want to hear what is being...

4th July 2006 0:00



Cabrera Splits From Veronica

ASHLEE SIMPSON's ex-boyfriend RYAN CABRERA has split with LISA ORIGLIASSO, one half of Australian pop duo THE VERONICAS. The break-up has wreaked...

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Beckinsale's Intimate Encounter With Jackman

KATE BECKINSALE became intimately acquainted with co-star HUGH JACKMAN when his private parts fell out during a nude scene in VAN HELSING. The pair...

4th July 2006 0:00



Petty Plans To Reform First Band

Rock legend TOM PETTY is hoping to reform the country rock act he started his career with for a one-off album. The SOUTHERN ACCENTS hitmaker fronted...

4th July 2006 0:00



Knightly's 'Flashing' Fears

KEIRA KNIGHTLY beat the heat at the UK premiere of PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN 2: DEAD MAN'S CHEST in a staggeringly low-cut gown, but she was terrified...

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Petty Exhibition Opens At Rock Hall Of Fame

Rocker TOM PETTY has opened his closet for a special showcase at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. Representatives from...

4th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2379

"There's no way I'd date him." PUSSYCAT DOLLS star JESSICA SUTTA is one of the rare female celebrities not clamouring for the attentions of JAMES...

4th July 2006 0:00



Minogue Fights The Tears In First Tv Interview

KYLIE MINOGUE fought back tears as she described the moment she discovered she had breast cancer, in her first television interview since recovering...

4th July 2006 0:00



Shiloh And Kingston Come Together For Playdate

Two of Hollywood's most celebrated babies - KINGSTON ROSSDALE and SHILOH NOUVEL JOLIE-PITT - came together, along with their famous parents, for a...

4th July 2006 0:00



Weller Takes Time Out

British rocker PAUL WELLER is desperate for a break from music, as he fears his family life will suffer if he keeps going. The former THE JAM...

4th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1718

British TV presenter PAUL O'GRADY returned home yesterday (03JUL06) after recovering from his second heart attack in hospital.

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Gillespie: "Let's Rob The Royals"

PRIMAL SCREAM star BOBBY GILLESPIE has expressed his disgust for the British royals - even though PRINCESSES EUGENIE and BEATRICE are huge fans of...

4th July 2006 0:00



Caine And Law To Team Up

Screen veteran SIR MICHAEL CAINE is planning to team up with JUDE LAW to remake classic 1972 movie SLEUTH. Caine played the lead in the original...

4th July 2006 0:00



Hudson Cynical About Katrina Celebrity Relief

Actress KATE HUDSON is glad she didn't join the celebrities who initially flocked to help the New Orleans locals devastated by last year's (05)...

4th July 2006 0:00



Mckellen's Concern Over Homophobic Bullies

Openly gay actor SIR IAN MCKELLEN is concerned children coming to terms with their sexuality are suffering at the hands of homophobic playground...

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The Things They Say 2383

"I asked the writers to just give me one kiss. I got it. It was good. Really good." KEIRA KNIGHTLEY enjoyed smooching JOHNNY DEPP in PIRATES OF THE...

4th July 2006 0:00



Parfitt: 'My Facelift Was Pointless'

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT was deeply disappointed by the plastic surgery he underwent in the 1980s, because the sagging chins he was so...

4th July 2006 0:00



Moore's Foie Gras Fury

SIR ROGER MOORE's son GEOFFREY is controversially selling foie gras at his Mayfair, London restaurant Hush - even though the former Bond star is...

4th July 2006 0:00



Big Brother 'Assault' A Practical Joke

LATEST: The two men ejected from Australian reality TV show Big Brother insist their alleged sexual assault on a female housemate was a practical...

4th July 2006 0:00



Ex Abc Newsman Wins, Then Loses, In British Court

Former ABC London correspondent Richard Gizbert, who sued the network claiming he was fired because he refused to accept an assignment in Iraq, won a...

4th July 2006 18:19



Schieffer Rolls Out Carpet For Couric

Bob Schieffer, the "interim" anchor of the CBS Evening News, has taped several promos, which began airing Monday, trumpeting the arrival of his Sept....

4th July 2006 18:19



China Bans Gay-themed Korean Blockbuster

China's censorship board, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, has banned South Korea's biggest hit "because of the homosexual...

4th July 2006 18:19



Ebert's Condition: Serious But Stable

Film critic Roger Ebert's condition is being described as "serious but stable" as he continues to recover from emergency surgery to repair a burst...

4th July 2006 18:19



Production Continues On Movie In Which Cameraman Died

Location shooting concluded near Cedar Rapids, Iowa Monday on the movie The Final Season after being shut down Friday following the crash of a...

4th July 2006 18:19



Superman Stalls

Ticket sales for Superman Returns amounted to $13.1 million on Monday, dropping 27 percent from Sunday, to bring the film's gross to $97.6 million...

4th July 2006 18:19



Pirates Premieres In London

Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley, the stars of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, attended Monday night's premiere of...

4th July 2006 18:19



Australian P.m. Calls For Reality Show To Shut Down

Australian Prime Minister John Howard has demanded that the local version of the Big Brother reality series by shut down, following accusations that...

4th July 2006 18:19



Comedian Jan Murray Dead At 89

Showman Jan Murray, one of the numerous "borscht-belt" comics who later found fame during the early days of television, has died in Beverly Hills at...

4th July 2006 18:19



Abc Triumphs With Navel Victory On Two Fronts

ABC, which has never before run original programming from one of its cable outlets during primetime, scored with the pilot episode of the sci-fi...

4th July 2006 18:19


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