• Anne Kirkbride remembered by family and friends at intimate funeral service

    Anne Kirkbride has been laid to rest in a small, private funeral. The Coronation Street actress was remembered by her family and close friends at a service on Tuesday, following her sad death last week at the age of 60. Among those paying their last respects were Bill Roache, who played her on-screen husband Ken Barlow, and close friend and fellow co-star Bev Callard (landlady Liz McDonald). CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Anne Kirkbride has been laid to rest in a private funeral service Kate Ford, her on-screen daughter Tracy, Chris Gascoyne, her TV stepson Peter,

  • Stephen Fry dismisses baby reports

    Stephen Fry has dismissed reports in the media that he is ready to start a family with his new husband, Elliott Spencer. The TV star recently gave his first interview since tying the knot with 27-year-old comedian Elliott, in which he apparently hinted the newlyweds would soon hear the "patter of tiny feet". But asked outright by a Twitter follower on Tuesday whether he had "baby plans", Stephen, 57, replied, "No – don't believe what you read it the papers!" SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Speculation began when Stephen was asked by the Sun about the prospect of

  • Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden caught sharing passionate kiss on basketball date

    They married in a secret wedding ceremony just over three weeks ago, and now Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden are sharing their happiness with the world. The loved-up newlyweds had a passionate kiss as they sat courtside at an LA Lakers basketball this week – before discovering that the moment had been caught on "KissCam" and projected onto the big overhead screen for all to see. Not that they minded. Cameron, 42, and her husband, 35, laughed and smiled together as they realised what had happened, before cuddling back up to watch more of the game. The KissCam

  • Bryan Ferry's son Merlin takes first steps after car accident

    Bryan Ferry's son has been making a slow but sure recovery since his car crash before Christmas, and has now even made the small leap of walking his first steps since the serious three-car collision. A photograph of Merlin Ferry shows the 24-year-old up on his feet, leaning on a crutch for support as he makes his way along a hospital corridor. His brother Otis updated well-wishers by sharing the snap, with the accompanying caption: "Merlin's first steps after a month in QE hospital, Nothing like a delicious curry for motivation! Thank you to all x", on Twitter.

  • Ronan Keating's proposal plans for Storm: 'She might not even say yes'

    Ronan Keating has admitted he would "love" to marry his girlfriend Storm Uechtritz. During an appearance on ITV's This Morning on Tuesday, the Irish singer was asked about reports that the couple are ready to tie the knot, and whether they would consider having a secret ceremony. "Of course, we'd love to (get married), yes…" Ronan, 37, replied. "There'll be no secret, we haven't planned anything yet. We'd have to tell our families first!" CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Ronan Keating spoke to the This Morning presenters about his plans to propose He continued, "Of

  • Taylor Swift responds to hackers' nude photos claims: 'You got nothing'

    Taylor Swift has laughed off claims that hackers are in possession of nude photos of her. The pop star reached out to her fans on Twitter, assuring them that none existed. Both the singer's Twitter and Instagram accounts were briefly taken over last week by at least two hackers – one who went by the handle @lizzard and is believed to have ties to the hacking group Lizard Squad. Posts from Taylor's accounts were sent out to her followers, instructing them to follow the hackers' profiles back and pay money in the form of virtual currency bitcoin

  • Adele Silva opens up about tough pregnancy as due date nears

    Adele Silva has spoken candidly about her pregnancy ahead of her March due date. The ex-Emmerdale starlet, who has suffered three miscarriages in the past, revealed that she hasn't always allowed herself to enjoy the experience. Opening up about the difficulties she has faced, Adele admitted that it hadn't been "the easiest time". "I think the reason why I've been quite open and quite vocal about it is because so often you see things about 'My pregnancy joy' and 'I've had an amazing pregnancy' and it's not like that for everybody," Adele said during an appearance on Lorraine. CLICK

  • Drew Barrymore enjoys having a 'normal life' after stepping back from movie career

    Drew Barrymore has said she is enjoying having a "normal life" after taking a break from making films. The mother-of-two said that she doesn’t mind cutting back on acting, and has chosen to focus on her Flower Beauty make-up collection instead, which lets her work regular hours. "Even on a workday I can wake up with my kids, go to work, come home, bedtime – there's a normal life there," she told More magazine. "And it's exciting when you have to go on a business trip, as opposed to a film where you're gone for months. I can't do

  • Eddie Redmayne: 'My wife and I stalked Jennifer Aniston'

    Eddie Redmayne has received critical acclaim for his role in The Theory of Everything, but the 33-year-old showed he is still down to earth as he admitted to getting star struck around his fellow Hollywood actors. In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Eddie confessed that there was one star in particular that he and his wife Hannah Bagshawe were really excited to meet. "My wife and I love Friends. We saw Jennifer Aniston at a party and we were just incredibly inappropriate," he said. "We so wanted to meet her that we sort of literally stalked about four meters

  • Amal Clooney robes up as she starts work on new court case in France

    Amal Clooney traded her red carpet gowns for lawyer's robes as she returned to work in Strasbourg, France on Wednesday. The 36-year-old, née Amal Alamuddin, will represent Armenia in a Genocide trial at the European Court of Human Rights. Amal will represent the country in their case against Doğu Perinçek, the leader of the Turkish Workers' Party, who was convicted of denying the 1915 Armenian genocide in 2007. She will argue on an appeal before the court, which ruled in favour of Doğu in 2013. The party leader claimed his right to free speech was violated when Swiss courts