Wedding Belles: A Disney production

Every bride dreams of feeling like a princess on her wedding day. Now, thanks to Disney, the multinational conglomerate that "makes dreams come true", she can look like one, too. From this week (starting tomorrow), British brides will be able to float down the aisle in wedding dresses inspired by Disney's seven princesses.

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He may have started out in the time-honoured fashion of promoting gigs on the pier in his hometown, Hastings. Yet yesterday, Simon Fuller, the man who quit East Sussex to bring the world the commercial glories of the Spice Girls, S Club 7 and Pop Idol – revolutionising the global music industry – was named the most successful British pop music manager of all time.

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Martin Scorsese has become the official hallmark of classic-rock-cred: first the Dylan documentary, then this Stones concert film, and next up, the George Harrison bio-doc. He's undoubtedly qualified for the job, but I'm not sure I want to hear him muttering "OK! First song!" over the opening of "Jumping Jack Flash": it imposes a too businesslike attitude over an event not exactly short of that commodity in the first place.

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Designer twins crowned new kings of Milan

They are best pals with Christina Aguilera, hang out with Naomi Campbell, throw the hottest parties in Milan and count Lenny Kravitz as their "main man".

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