Strictly celebs bring the glamour

Dorset Echo: Caroline Flack attending the launch of Strictly Come Dancing 2014, at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.

12:23am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Pixie Lott, Caroline Flack and Frankie Sandford brought the glamour to this year's troupe of celebrities taking on Strictly Come Dancing.

All eyes on Kim at awards for men

Dorset Echo: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West arrive at the GQ Men of the Year Awards

10:37pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian stole the show at a glitzy awards do - designed to celebrate men.

Barlow offers tax row 'apology'

Dorset Echo: Gary Barlow has apologised following damaging tax-dodging allegations.

9:48pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Pop star Gary Barlow has finally broken his silence to "apologise" on Twitter following damaging tax-dodging allegations.

Independent label signs New Order

Dorset Echo: New Order have signed with independent label Mute

8:05pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Pop pioneers New Order have signed for independent label Mute more than 30 years after making their name with Factory Records.

Morgan parts company with network

Dorset Echo: Piers Morgan joined CNN more than three years ago when he took over the prime-time slot from veteran host Larry King

5:32pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Piers Morgan, the newspaper editor turned television host, has announced he has left US network CNN, six months after his show was cancelled following plummeting ratings.

Mirren savours tasty new role

Dorset Echo: Manish Dayal, Dame Helen Mirren and Om Puri star together in The Hundred- Foot Journey

4:52pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Dame Helen Mirren prepared for her latest role as a fierce French restaurant owner by forcing her co-star to eat snails.

Justin Bieber charged with assault

Dorset Echo: Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault

4:42pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault, according to Canadian police.

Stars angry over hacked nude photos

Dorset Echo: Jennifer Lawrence was one of the stars who was targeted

1:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Celebrities have hit out at hackers suspected of leaking hundreds of naked pictures and explicit videos of some of Hollywood's most famous female stars.

Brangelina release wedding photos

Dorset Echo: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married in France on August 23

9:54am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have shared some pictures from their wedding.

Cara and Kate snuggle for campaign

Dorset Echo: Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss star in the latest My Burberry Campaign (Burberry/Testino)

11:02am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss have become bosom buddies - for a new Burberry campaign. pulls out of X Factor

Dorset Echo: has helped advise Cheryl on The X Factor in the past

10:54am Tuesday 2nd September 2014 has reportedly pulled out of helping Cheryl Fernandez-Versini in the judges' houses stage of The X Factor.

Carrie Underwood expecting a baby

Dorset Echo: Carrie Underwood is expecting her first child

7:07am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Carrie Underwood has announced that she is pregnant with her first child.

Chris Brown enters assault plea

Dorset Echo: Chris Brown has pleaded guilty to assault

2:54pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Chris Brown has pleaded guilty to misdemeanour assault in Washington, where he was accused of punching a man who tried to join a picture the singer was taking with two women outside a hotel.

FBI and Apple probe photos hack

Dorset Echo: Jennifer Lawrence was one of the stars to be targeted

8:44am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Apple and the FBI are investigating an online hack that led to the posting of hundreds of explicit photos of some of Hollywood's most famous female stars.

Cannon writing children's poems

Dorset Echo: Nick Cannon is writing a book of children's poetry

12:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Nick Cannon is working on a book of poems for children.

Walker had fun with action stunts

Dorset Echo: Paul Walker played an undercover cop in crime drama Brick Mansions

9:52am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Late star Paul Walker told how much he enjoyed doing death-defying movie stunts in the last interview before he died.

Spears addresses Lucado break up

Dorset Echo: Britney Spears has split from lawyer David Lucado

9:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Britney Spears has revealed she is ready to move on after her split from David Lucado.

Bake Off Berry fears being a burden

Dorset Echo: Mary Berry doesn't want to live beyond 90

12:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Mary Berry has said that she does not want to live beyond 90 and that she would like her children to be able to "give me a pill" if her health deteriorated and she became a "burden".

Clock ticking for Strictly co-host

Dorset Echo: Claudia Winkleman believes that as a 40-something woman 'you have a window' for doing television

12:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Claudia Winkleman believes that she is coming to the end of her shelf-life as a presenter.

Paxman peeved at demise of satire

Dorset Echo: Jeremy Paxman has lamented the lack of political satire on TV

12:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Jeremy Paxman has lamented the dearth of political satire on the small screen and taken a swipe at "self-regarding" actors.

Stourbridge author's best-selling story set to hit the big screen

Dorset Echo: Before I Go To Sleep poster

5:09pm Monday 1st September 2014

HOLLYWOOD'S take on the bestselling debut novel by Stourbridge author SJ Watson is finally set to hit the big screen this week.

Hamm helps Rinku's US citizenship

Dorset Echo: Jon Hamm plays sports agent JB Bernstein in Million Dollar Arm

2:38pm Monday 1st September 2014

Jon Hamm has revealed how his latest film has inspired him to support Indian baseball player Rinku Singh's application for American citizenship.

Donnie Wahlberg weds Jenny McCarthy

Dorset Echo: Donnie Wahlberg has married actress and TV host Jenny McCarthy

3:49am Monday 1st September 2014

Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy have tied the knot.

Katy Perry's angsty teen tour video

Dorset Echo: A video of a teenage Katy Perry on tour for the first time has been released

10:36am Monday 1st September 2014

Katy Perry as an angsty teenager has emerged in a video filmed during her first ever tour.

Brook shares miscarriage trauma

Dorset Echo: Kelly Brook has written about a second miscarriage in her autobiography

10:45am Monday 1st September 2014

Kelly Brook has talked about the devastation of having a miscarriage at six months pregnant, and revealed she later lost a second baby.

Ross takes break over drug problem

Dorset Echo: Paul Ross is taking a break from the airwaves

10:36am Monday 1st September 2014

Presenter Paul Ross is taking a break from the airwaves after admitting to drug use and a lengthy affair with another man whom he met while dogging.

King leaves CBB for mystery illness

Dorset Echo: Claire King has left the Celebrity Big Brother house to go to hospital

11:47am Monday 1st September 2014

Claire King has been forced to leave the Celebrity Big Brother house because of a mystery illness.

Lawrence hit by nude photos hacker

Dorset Echo: Jennifer Lawrence is one of the celebrities to be targeted by a hacker

9:30am Monday 1st September 2014

Jennifer Lawrence has fallen victim to a computer hacker who has leaked intimate photos of 101 celebrities.

Brown reveals Amy-Mandela jail joke

Dorset Echo: Amy Winehouse performs during the Hyde Park concert marking Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday

4:33am Monday 1st September 2014

Nelson Mandela had a soft spot for singer Amy Winehouse after a quip she made about his time in prison - former prime minister Gordon Brown has revealed.

10 million watch Cheryl's TV return

Dorset Echo: The Judges reacting to X Factor auditions

6:37am Sunday 31st August 2014

A peak of 10.6 million viewers tuned in to watch the return of Cheryl Fernandez-Versini on the X Factor, ITV said - exactly double the peak audience of Doctor Who.

Izzard wants good finish to acting

Dorset Echo: Eddie Izzard says he wants time to wrap up his career properly before going into politics

6:47am Sunday 31st August 2014

Eddie Izzard has said he needs a bit more time to finish up his acting career before he goes into politics full time.

Gray: Hagman has left Dallas void

Dorset Echo: Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray and the late Larry Hagman were part of the original Dallas line-up

6:47am Sunday 31st August 2014

Linda Gray has admitted that Larry Hagman's death has left a huge void on the set of Dallas.

Djalili: Crowe told me where to go

Dorset Echo: Omid Djalili has revealed how Russell Crowe thought he was coming on to him

6:47am Sunday 31st August 2014

Omid Djalili has revealed Russell Crowe misinterpreted his gesture of friendship on the set of Gladiator and thought he was coming on to him.

Clarke: Shadows not TV crime cliche

Dorset Echo: Noel Clarke didn't want his character in Chasing Shadows to be just another cynical TV detective

6:47am Sunday 31st August 2014

Noel Clarke has promised his new show Chasing Shadows is not another cliched detective drama.

Chloe Moretz drawn to strong roles

Dorset Echo: Chloe Grace Moretz plays injured cellist Mia in If I Stay

6:47am Sunday 31st August 2014

Chloe Grace Moretz has said she isn't interested in playing girls who sit around waiting to be saved.

Liv Tyler speaks of family life

Dorset Echo: Liv Tyler has spoken about family life

9:53am Sunday 31st August 2014

Family life "possibly will not flourish" if people focus all their attention on their career, according to actress Liv Tyler.

I can beat the booze, says Gazza

Dorset Echo: Troubled ex-England star Paul Gascoigne says he can overcome his alcohol addiction

6:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Troubled former England football maestro Paul Gascoigne has said he can overcome the demons which saw him admitted to hospital in a drink-fuelled stupor.

Status Quo strip down for album

Dorset Echo: Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi bare all on the cover of new album Aquostic (Stripped Bare)

12:02am Monday 1st September 2014

Status Quo stripped down, down, deeper and down to pose naked on the cover of a new acoustic album.

Family 'hopeful' over Rivers health

Dorset Echo: Joan Rivers remains in hospital after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office

9:40pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Joan Rivers' daughter said loved ones are hopeful about the comedian's condition as she remains in hospital three days after going into cardiac arrest at a New York City doctor's office.

Lemon wants juice on Cowell home

Dorset Echo: Keith Lemon is back for more Through The Keyhole

7:14am Saturday 30th August 2014

Keith Lemon has revealed celebrities are no different from you or I when it comes to hoarding junk in their spare room, and admitted he would love to have a snoop round Simon Cowell's house.

Jethro Tull bass man Cornick dies

Dorset Echo: Jethro Tull performing at the Barbican in London in 2009

2:22am Saturday 30th August 2014

Glenn Cornick, the original bass player in rock band Jethro Tull, has died of congestive heart failure at his home in Hilo, Hawaii.

Chris O'Dowd: I'm a suit thief

Dorset Echo: Chris O'Dowd is often suited and booted at red carpet events

7:14am Saturday 30th August 2014

Chris O'Dowd has revealed that he doesn't return designer suits.

Towie star Argent 'safe and well'

Dorset Echo: James Argent had gone missing

6:37am Saturday 30th August 2014

The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent is "safe and well" after he was reported missing.

Deja vu on Cheryl's X Factor return

Dorset Echo:  Cheryl Fernandez-Versini cries during contestant Amy Connelly's audition on The X Factor

7:14am Saturday 30th August 2014

The new series of X-Factor kicks off with "a flashback" for a tearful Cheryl Fernandez-Versini when one of her old acts returns in a bid to re-start her career.

Tasty! Wallace set to join Strictly

Dorset Echo: Gregg Wallace is apparently headed for the Strictly dancefloor

9:15am Friday 29th August 2014

Dancing doesn't get tougher than this - Masterchef presenter Gregg Wallace is set to join the line-up for this year's Strictly Come Dancing, according to reports.

Green sentenced on drugs charge

Dorset Echo: Singer Cee Lo Green

7:02pm Friday 29th August 2014

Cee Lo Green has pleaded no contest to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman during a 2012 dinner in Los Angeles.

Blake Lively in bday bee attack

Dorset Echo: Blake Lively was attacked by a swarm of bees on a fashion shoot

1:29pm Friday 29th August 2014

Blake Lively has revealed how her birthday was almost ruined - when she was attacked by bees the day before her big day.

BB boot for Will And Grace's Jordan

Dorset Echo: Leslie Jordan has been evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house (Channel 5/PA)

11:06pm Friday 29th August 2014

Leslie Jordan has become the second housemate to be evicted from Celebrity Big Brother.

Bake Off's Iain: I'm a rising star

Dorset Echo: Iain Watters became the fourth baker to leave The Great British Bake Off

1:58am Friday 29th August 2014

The baker at the centre of The Great British Bake Off's "bin-cident" row has admitted he allowed his frustration to boil over, but says since then, public support has been "crazy".

X Factor brings back ex musicians

Dorset Echo: Simon Cowell, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Mel B and Louis Walsh are the judges in the new series of The X Factor

11:39am Friday 29th August 2014

The X Factor is set to feature two former music stars who are looking for a last ditch attempt at fame.


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