• Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev go public with their romance

    Rachel Riley and her former Strictly Come Dancing partner Pasha Kovalev confirmed rumours that they were secretly dating by going public with their romance on Saturday. Rachel and Pasha stepped out as a couple at London Fashion Week, where they supported Rachel's fellow Strictly alumnus, Julien MacDonald. The 28-year-old Countdown star sported a mini dress with capped sleeves, accessorising her look with a taupe clutch bag and nude-coloured heels while her Russian beau opted for a dark blue suit and suede navy loafers. Rachel and Pasha confirmed their romance at London Fashion Week Reports that Essex-born Rachel and 34-year-old Pasha were an item

  • Benedict Cumberbatch's rumoured girlfriend revealed to be actress Sophie Hunter

    Benedict Cumberbatch is believed to be dating British actress and theatre director Sophie Hunter. After pictures emerged of the Sherlock actor with a brunette companion at the French Open, the 38-year-old's legion of fans sought to identify his new love interest. Benedict and Sophie attended the French Open in June together On Saturday The Mirror confirmed that "for a number of weeks" Benedict has been seeing 36-year-old Sophie, an Oxford graduate who appeared in 2004 blockbuster Vanity Fair as well as TV shows including Midsomer Murders and Torchwood. Benedict and Sophie have known each other for some time and starred together in 2009

  • Amy Winehouse statue unveiled on what would have been her 31st birthday

    On what would have been the day she turned 31, a statue of the late singer Amy Winehouse was unveiled in London. The life-size brass sculpture, which stands at the Camden Stables, was revealed on 14 September by Amy's mother and father, Mitch and Janis Winehouse, who were involved in its design. EastEnders star Barbara Windsor, who developed a close relationship with Amy before she passed away, and the man behind the work of art, Scott Eaton, were also present to reveal the monument to the public for the first time. Amy Winehouse would have 31 on 14 September "It is incredibly

  • Simon Cowell to give free holiday to local heroes who helped Manchester Dogs' Home

    Simon Cowell has pledged to give money to the Manchester Dogs' Home that was set on fire earlier this week, causing the death of about 60 animals. "Just read about @manchdogs. Unbelievable! Donation on its way," wrote Simon, 54, on Twitter. The X Factor judge also vowed to give two locals – Jason Dyer, 41, and his nephew Dean Rostock, 25 – a paid-for holiday after the duo heroically kicked open kennel doors and rescued around 20 dogs when they heard barks of panic.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Simon Cowell is proud owner to Squiddly and Diddly One Twitter user

  • Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev go public with their romance

    Rachel Riley and her former Strictly Come Dancing partner Pasha Kovalev confirmed rumours that they were secretly dating by going public with their romance on Saturday. Rachel and Pasha stepped out as a couple at London Fashion Week, where they supported Rachel's fellow Strictly alumnus, Julien MacDonald. The 28-year-old Countdown star sported a mini dress with capped sleeves, accessorising her look with a taupe clutch bag and nude-coloured heels while her Russian beau opted for a dark blue suit and suede navy loafers. Rachel and Pasha confirmed their romance at London Fashion Week Reports that Essex-born Rachel and 34-year-old Pasha were an item