Balotelli move; troubled star arrival marred by scuffles

January 31, 2013

AC Milan football fans last night clashed with Italian police officers while celebrating the proposed transfer of Man City star Mario Balotelli to their team. The police administered tear gas as fans let off flares outside a restaurant in the centre of Milan where the Italian striker was having dinner. Due ...

Gillian Anderson backs Dickens statue; X Files star made patron of fund

January 24, 2013

Actress Gillian Anderson was this week made patron of a fund backing Britain's first-ever statue of the famous writer Charles Dickens, which will be unveiled later on this year. The monument, which will cost £140,000, is to stand in the city of Portsmouth – where Dickens was born. Originally, it was ...

Strummer Street; Clash icon has Spanish plaza named after him

January 17, 2013

Punk rocker Joe Strummer, the deceased lead singer of The Clash, will have a Spanish city square named in his honour following a successful Facebook campaign. Over 2,000 residents of the city of Granada, where Strummer became a frequent visitor, put their name on a petition that called for the singer/songwriter ...

Depardieu fails to attend; star misses drink-drive charge date

January 10, 2013

Gerard Depardieu has reportedly failed to make an appearance in a French court to face a drink-driving charge, just days after he took Russian citizenship over a tax row. Speaking on the matter in Montenegro, the star denied that he is a fugitive and said that the trip was planned before ...

Photographer killed in LA: snapper was taking pictures of Justin Bieber Ferrari

January 3, 2013

An LA-based photographer was killed on Tuesday evening after he was hit by a vehicle as he took pictures of a sports car that belongs to Justin Bieber. LAPD officers have confirmed that the paparazzo died from the injuries he sustained as he attempted to recover in hospital. It was also ...