• Casualty actress Sunetra Sarker joins Strictly Come Dancing line-up

    Sunetra Sarker, best known for playing Dr Zoe Hanna in BBC One medical drama Casualty, is the latest celebrity to confirm they're taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. The 41-year-old mother-of-one, who has also starred in shows including No Angels, Doctor Who and Brookside, has been announced as the seventh contestant vying for a chance to win the show's coveted glitter ball trophy. "I don't quite know what I've let myself in for," she said. "I'm in total denial! "But the chance to swap my stethoscope for sequins was just too tempting. I am very

  • Emmys 2014: Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockey leads British nominees

    Michelle Dockery flew the flag for British acting talent at a pre-party for the 2014 Emmys, which take place on Monday 25 August. SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL LIST OF THE NOMINEES The Downton Abbey star, who is up for the Outstanding Actress in a Drama award, turned heads in a striking black V-neck jumpsuit a grey and black heels when she stepped out at the Pacific Design Center in LA. Romford-born Michelle was joined by her fellow Downton castmembers Joanne Froggatt, who is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Anna Bates, and Jim Carter, who is vying for the

  • Kirsty Gallacher 'splits from husband' Paul Sampson after 14 years

    Kirsty Gallacher has reportedly split from her husband Paul Sampson. The sports news presenter, 38, and the former England rugby ace, 37, decided to go their separate ways after four years of marriage. The couple were together for ten years before their wedding and are parents to Oscar, seven, and four-year-old Jude.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Kirsty Gallacher and her husband Paul Sampson have been together for 14 years "Kirsty and Sammo have been on the rocks for about a year but only decided to split a few months ago," a source told The Sun. "They tried to stay together for

  • EastEnders star Jake Wood revealed as Strictly contestant: 'I'm doing it for all the dads out there'

    EastEnders star Jake Wood has been added to the celebrity line-up for Strictly Come Dancing 2014. The actor, who is best known for playing Albert Square's notorious bad boy and womaniser Max Branning, said that he was "relishing" the prospect of hitting the Strictly dancefloor. "I'm doing it for all the dads out there," said Jake, who has two children Amber and Buster with his wife of thirteen years Alison Murray. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO SEE CONTESTANTS Jake Wood is best known for playing Max Branning on EastEnders "And you never know, there's always a chance of being the first Walford resident to

  • Anthea Turner reveals she's split from Dragon's Den star Richard Farleigh

    Anthea Turner says she's "fine" following her split from Dragon's Den star Richard Farleigh. In an interview with the Sunday Mirror, the former Blue Peter presenter revealed she is no longer dating Australian businessman Richard and that she is happy leading a "simple life" following a turbulent couple of years. "I've really been through the mill over the past two years and it has been really tough," she told the newspaper. "But I'm on my own now and it's fine. Anthea says she's happy living on her own "I've gradually got myself happy," she added. "And I won't be letting anyone ruin

  • Tamzin Outhwaite 'positive' following divorce from Tom Ellis

    Tamzin Outhwaite has spoken about how she is coping following her divorce from Tom Ellis. The 43-year-old actress, whose marriage was ended in just 110 seconds in court, revealed that she always looks at the positive side of life. "There is no point wasting energy, time and emotion on stuff that isn't there," Tamzin told the Sunday People magazine. "We are very lucky generally in life. We live in this country and we have our freedom. There's always someone in a worse-off situation and I'd like to instil in my kids that the glass is half-full – then I

  • Jessie J to swap London for LA

    Jessie J has revealed she's leaving the UK in favour of a new life stateside. The Price Tag singer told Event magazine that she has decided to up sticks and move to LA, where she feels her music is more appreciated. "In America they see me as a singer whereas here I feel that people don't appreciate my voice," she said. "I've dedicated my life to singing and I want it to be taken seriously. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Jessie J: 'I want to be taken seriously' "Here it seems that all people want to know is what I've had for breakfast

  • Made in Chelsea NYC episode three: love triangles and cheating scandals

    After last week's heartbreak with Alex revealing he hooked up with Jamie Laing’s ex, the MIC cast continued the drama this week with several love triangles emerging Stateside. The episode opened with a newly single Binky sailing along the Hudson River revealing to Rosie, Mark Francis and Victoria that she was excited for a possibile new romance in New York. Meanwhile, lovebirds Alik and Louise strolled the East Side neighbourhood and seemed intent on setting up mutual friends, Rosie and Jules, following their successful romantic double date. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Lovebirds Alik and Louise continue to play matchmakers