Smallville star ‘recruited slaves for sex cult’

An award-winning actress best known for her role in hit Superman TV series Smallville has appeared in court charged with recruiting women for an alleged sex cult.

Man has nap after break-in at Taylor Swift’s home

A suspected stalker broke into Taylor Swift’s New York City home and took a nap, police have said.

Portman defends awards ceremony decision

Actor Natalie Portman has defended her decision not to attend a Jewish awards ceremony saying she can be critical of Israel’s leadership without boycotting the whole country.

Music stars pay tribute to late DJ Avicii

Tributes have poured in from the world of music following the death of superstar DJ Avicii at the age of 28.

DJ Avicii found dead in Oman aged 28

Music producer and DJ Avicii has been found dead in Oman at the age of 28, his publicist has said.

The Mummy star Rachel Weisz pregnant at 48

British actress Rachel Weisz has revealed she is expecting her first child with husband Daniel Craig.

British star, 14, makes world’s most influential list

British actress Millie Bobby Brown has been named one of the world’s 100 most influential people – at the age of 14.

Ariana Grande releases first single since Manchester

Singer Ariana Grande has released her first single since the Manchester Arena attack which killed 22 people.

Prince overdose: No charges to be brought

No criminal charges will be brought after the death of pop star Prince from a fentanyl overdose almost two years ago.

Holidays and being cool: Who said it – Kanye or Elon?

Kanye West has started publishing his own philosophy and Elon Musk has encouraged workers to walk out of boring meetings.

David Copperfield vanishing trick exposed in court

Magician David Copperfield has been forced to reveal the secret of one of his signature tricks after being sued by an injured British audience member.

Kanye West starts publishing ‘real-time’ philosophy book

Hip hop star Kanye West has broken his 11-month Twitter silence to write a philosophy book “in real time” in a bid to satisfy his “innate need to be expressive”.

‘A sweet man’: Stars pay tribute to Dale Winton

Davina McCall has been leading tributes after the death of TV presenter Dale Winton.

TV presenter Dale Winton dies aged 62

Reporter ‘guessed’ Sir Cliff Richard’s name

A BBC journalist who revealed Sir Cliff Richard’s home was being searched by police has told how he guessed the singer was being investigated.

Suspected stalker arrested at Taylor Swift’s home

A masked man has been arrested on suspicion of stalking outside Taylor Swift’s home in Beverly Hills, police have said.

Ariana Grande teases new song ahead of attack anniversary

Pop star Ariana Grande has teased the release of her first new music since the Manchester Arena attack.

Billion watch Jessie J win Chinese TV talent show

British pop singer Jessie J has won a Chinese TV talent show after dazzling millions of viewers with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s I Will Always Love You in the competition’s final.

Cliff Richard ‘violated and betrayed’ after police raid

Sir Cliff Richard felt “violated and betrayed” by the BBC’s decision to broadcast footage of a police search of his apartment, the High Court has heard.

Kendrick Lamar makes history by winning Pulitzer

Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music – the first ever non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize.

Bill Cosby accuser denies framing TV star

A Canadian basketball star who is the chief accuser in Bill Cosby’s retrial has denied she is framing the comedian for sexual assault.

Ant McPartlin given driving ban and £86k fine

TV presenter Ant McPartlin has been fined £86,000 and banned from driving for 20 months after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

Officer reveals why he told BBC about Cliff Richard raid

A retired police officer who gave a BBC reporter information about a raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s house has told a court that he felt “forced” to tell him about the search.

Eurovision winner reveals she is HIV positive

Former Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst says she has been forced to reveal she is HIV positive after being blackmailed by a former friend.

Spielberg reaches $10bn box office milestone

Ready Player One has helped make Steven Spielberg become the first director to gross a total of $10bn at the worldwide box office.

Full Metal Jacket sergeant R Lee Ermey dies

Actor and retired US Marine R Lee Ermey – best known for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket – has died.

Beyonce stages surprise Destiny’s Child reunion

Stewart: Picard and Xavier would be anti-Brexit

Sir Patrick Stewart has declared that two of his most famous characters would have voted Remain, as he helped launch a campaign for a referendum on the final Brexit deal.

‘Only a fool would link music to violence’

Drill star Headie One has called on the Home Secretary to “open her eyes” and address the root of the problem which has led to over 50 deaths in London this year.

Record labels see fastest growth since Britpop era

Record labels in the UK have seen their fastest rate of income growth since the 1990s when Blur, Oasis and Pulp ruled the charts.