• The Pogues singer Shane McGowan's mother killed in car accident

    The mother of The Progues band member Shane MacGowan had sadly died in a car accident.   According to police, Therese MacGowan was driving in Silvermines, County Tipperary in the Republic of Ireland on Sunday when the car she was driving hit a wall. Theresa, who was in her late eighties, was declared dead at the scene, and there were no passengers in the car at the time. A spokesperson for the police said "It would appear to be a single car collision with a wall." Shane and his mother, Terese The Pogues, who are best known for their

  • Lauren Conrad expecting first child with husband William Tell

    Lauren Conrad is going to be a mum! The Laguna Beach reality show star revealed the news that she is expecting her first child with husband William Tell in an adorable Instagram snap. The star shared a photo of her ultrasound with her 5.5 million Instagram followers, writing: "Happy New Year! I have a feeling 2017 is going to be the best year yet..." The 30-year-old has previously opened up about wanting children. In a blog post from 2015, she said she would like: "Maybe two. That way we aren't outnumbered." She also told People magazine that she had no

  • George Michael's boyfriend says Twitter account was hacked

    George Michael's partner Fadi Fawaz has said that his Twitter account was hacked after shocking tweets were posted relating to the late star's death. The tweets appeared on George's former lover's Twitter account in the early hours of Sunday, relating to the singer's death and the circumstances surrounding it. The celebrity hairstylist has since told the Mirror that he did not post the tweets himself, saying: "I am shocked with what's going on with the Twitter thing. My Twitter account has been hacked and closed. It's a bit scary to be honest. I did not send those tweets. I woke up at 11.30am to the news.

  • Fans in tears after shocking Sherlock premiere

    SPOILER ALERT! DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED SUNDAY NIGHT'S EPISODE OF SHERLOCK Sunday night's episode of Sherlock left fans shocked after the show killed off one of its main characters, Mary Watson. In the episode, Mary (Amanda Abbington) and John Watson (Martin Freeman), have settled into family life with their baby daughter Rosie when a member of Mary's former squad comes back, determined to kill her after believing she betrayed him years earlier. When it is discovered that it was actually the secretary Mrs Norbury who had betrayed Ajay, she tries to kill Sherlock before Mary

  • Martin Freeman reveals filming scenes with ex-partner Amanda Abbington was "odd"

    WARNING: ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM SUNDAY'S EPISODE OF SHERLOCK Martin Freeman has revealed that filming scenes with his ex-partner Amanda Abbington for Sherlock was "odd". The pair, who confirmed that they had split after 16 years together back in December, play married couple Mary and John Watson on the hit BBC show, and The Office star opened up about filming together after breaking up. "So we did this series not being together, which was kind of odd, although we were doing it as friends and we're still very close," he told the Guardian. "It's always interesting doing stuff with your partner

  • Susan Sarandon's daughter reveals horror of baby son's head injury

    Susan Saradon's daughter Eva Amurri has revealed that she is suffering from panic attacks and depression after her baby son's nanny accidentally dropped him, cracking his skull. The actress wrote a post on her blog, Happily Eva After, about the incident. "A couple of days after Thanksgiving, our Night Nurse fell asleep while holding Major and dropped him, and he cracked his head on the hardwood floor," she wrote. "Kyle and I were sleeping at the time and were awoken by the sound of his head hitting the floor, and then hysterical piercing screams. He suffered a fractured skull and

  • Mariah Carey 'furious' after NYE performance nightmare

    Mariah Carey's manager Stella Bulochnikov has revealed the star is "furious" after her problematic New Year's Eve performance in Times Square. The All I Want for Christmas is You singer made headlines after it appeared that she was lip synching during her performance and couldn't hear the backing track properly as her earpiece had fallen out. After bravely carrying on with the performance, telling the audience "We didn't have a sound check for this New Year’s, baby" before holding the mic out and letting them sing along instead, Mariah looked visibly put out, saying: "It just doesn't get any better."

  • The Queen sends message of congratulations to Canada

    The Queen has sent a message of congratulations to Canada as 2017 marks the 150th year of the country's Confederation. In the video message her Majesty, who can be seen dressed in a blue outfit with a maple leaf brooch, says: "I am delighted to offer all Canadians my best wishes and congratulations on the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Countries throughout the Commonwealth and, indeed, around the world, rejoice with you as you embark on this special year. Throughout the years, particularly since your Centennial year, I have watched Canada develop into a remarkable nation. The Queen sends congratulations to the people

  • See which celebrities got engaged - or married! - over New Year's 2017 weekend

    Love was in the air for a number of stars as 2016 came to an end. From weddings to proposals, a slew of celebrities wrapped the year on a blissful note. Quantico actress Johanna Braddy married her UnREAL co-star Freddie Stroma on Friday. The couple tied the knot at The Stables at Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club in Atlanta, Georgia. Johanna walked down the aisle in a dress designed by Anne Barge.CLICK FOR FULL GALLERY Quantico actress Johanna Braddy tied the knot with her UnREAL co-star Freddie Stroma Photo: Jamie McCarthy/WireImage Further south in Palm Beach, Florida, Bravo TV star Luann de Lesseps married Tom D'Agostino Jr.