• Oscar Pistorius trial: Court hears closing statement from defence

    Oscar Pistorius' lawyer has told his murder trial that because of his disability the athlete had a "slow burn of insecurities" that "heightened his fight response". In his closing statements to the court Barry Roux said that just as a woman might kill an abusive husband after many years, so the Paralympian has built up an exaggerated response to danger. Oscar Pistorius arrives at court for closing arguments He pleaded with Judge Thokozile Matilda Masipa to consider his actions in the context of his lifelong disability. "Don't look at (that night) in isolation," he said. This is his last chance

  • Rob Kardashian completely in love with his little niece North West

    Rob Kardashian is completely smitten with his niece North West. Kim Kardashian's younger brother couldn't help but share his love for the adorable one-year-old on Twitter as he posted a picture of little Nori with her mummy. Goodness @KimKardashian she's soooooo pretty!!!! LOVE HERR pic.twitter.com/mPTERZgAaE — ROBERT KARDASHIAN (@robkardashian) August 8, 2014 Rob Kardashian is clearly smitten with niece North West "Goodness @KimKardashian she's sooooo pretty!!! LOVE HERR," Rob wrote alongside the split photo, which shows the stylish  tot in a tiny denim outfit. "She loves her uncle Robby!" proud mum Kim replied. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Mummy Kim Kardashian with North West at Burbank airport

  • Madonna shares snaps of her luxurious French holiday

    Madonna has been sharing photos from her French summer holiday. Earlier this week, the 55-year-old headed to the South of France for some rest and relaxation with family and friends, and she couldn't resist giving fans an inside look at her idyllic getaway. "What my holiday looks like!" she captioned a picture of several men, including her 26-year-old boyfriend Timor Steffens and her 13-year-old son Rocco, lined up along the edge of a swimming pool. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY "What my holiday looks like!" "Stuck between 2 magicians!" accompanied another photo which showed the Michigan-born singer posing with illusionist David Blaine

  • Michelle Keegan has the last laugh when prankster Mark Wright strikes in their new back garden

    Mark Wright learned an important lesson this week - it's never a good idea to try and scare a lady with a garden hose in her hand. The prankster's plan to give fiancée Michelle Keegan a fright backfired, as can be seen in a new video he uploaded to Instagram. WATCH VIDEO BELOW The former The Only Way Is Essex star can be seen sneaking up on his 27-year-old partner, who is busy watering the plants in the back yard of their new Essex home. But when he makes the former Coronation Street favourite jump, she gets the last laugh by turning the water on him.    A barefoot Michelle can't help

  • Rita Ora admits she's 'not doing great' after Calvin Harris split

    Rita Ora’s career is going from strength to strength with her finding success in the music world as well as plans to conquer Hollywood too. However the star admits she is not doing so well emotionally following her split from Scottish DJ Calvin Harris. The 23-year-old revealed that although she isn’t struggling as much as she predicted since they parted ways, her situation "sucks". CLICK ON IMAGES FOR GALLERY Rita Ora admits she's not doing great since breaking up with Calvin Harris "I'm gonna tell you the truth, I'm not doing too great," she told Glamour magazine. "But, I'm doing better than

  • Liam Payne and girlfriend Sophia Smith take cake decorating class together

    One Direction's Liam Payne and his girlfriend Sophia Smith enjoyed a sweet date together at Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey recently. Self-proclaimed baker Liam – the 20-year-old has changed his official Twitter handle to "liam payne the baker" – and Sophia stopped by to take a cake decorating class at the famous store, owned by Cake Boss TV star Buddy Valastro. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Liam Payne and Sophia Smith took part in a cake decorating class at Carlo's Bakery Bakery employee Adam told E! News that the couple's visit was "totally unknown". Liam arrived with his pretty girlfriend by his

  • Robert Downey Jr.'s son is charged with drug possession

    Robert Downey Jr.'s son Indio has been charged with drug possession following his cocaine arrest in June. The 20-year-old's arraignment has been scheduled for 29 August at the LA Superior Court Airport Courthouse. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Robert Downey Jr. pictured with his son Indio A car Indio was travelling in was pulled over by LA police on 29 June after they allegedly noticed another passenger smoking something from a pipe. Indio was then searched and arrested on charges of cocaine possession. He was released the following day, after posting his $10,250 (£6,015) bail. The aspiring musician has been charged with one felony

  • Bradley Cooper takes a break from filming for date night with Suki Waterhouse

    Bradley Cooper and Suki Waterhouse looked as loved-up as ever during an evening out in London on Thursday. The couple, who have been together since March 2013, walked arm-in-arm through the capital, chatting intently to each other. Dressed in a taupe leather skirt, a blue and white striped shirt and a cream coat, actress Suki held onto Bradley's hand as he put his arm around her shoulders. The duo's date night came after a busy day of filming for 39-year-old Bradley. The Philadelphia-born actor was pictured in Leicester Square shooting scenes for his new film Adam Jones, which sees him take the title

  • Peter Andre's fiancée Emily MacDonagh takes selfie with a lion

    Peter Andre and his family have been wowed by the wildlife on their African safari holiday. The Mysterious Girl singer tweeted a photo of his medical student fiancé Emily MacDonagh smiling excitedly as she posed in front of a lion. "This has to be a first :))," he wrote alongside the image. "A "lelfie" Ems doing a selfie with a lion. Zoom in and check out that bad boy." Emily MacDonagh posing with a lion Peter and his family jetted off on their African adventure earlier this week. On Wednesday the Australian singer shared some snaps of his son Junior, nine,