Arts and Entertainment Jennifer Aniston at the Call Me Crazy premiere

The rumour mill went into overdrive last night suggesting that our old friends Monica, Chandler, Phoebe, Ross and Rachel might be about to stage a reunion.

Rhiannon Harries: 'I can't quite believe anyone really wants to smell like Jennifer Aniston'

What does Jennifer Aniston smell of, do you suppose? Gin and cat food? Despair? Perhaps, if I really wanted to know, I ought to have got myself to Harrods last week, where Hollywood's eternal singleton was launching her eau du parfum, Lolavie.

The shape of things to come: How slimming became big business in the Twenties

The diet industry might seem like a modern invention but the slimming craze can be traced back to your great-grandmother's day.

Sarah Sands: Can you hear that squeaking? It must be a woman

There is an obvious difference between Men's Hour, the new programme devised by Radio 5, and its Radio 4 earlier counterpart, Woman's Hour.

Screen Talk: Repeat performance

Hollywood insiders are arguing among themselves over a change in date for the town's biggest love-in party, the Oscars.

Movie dross that leaves all joking aside

Don't bank on the multiplex to assuage World Cup misery, says Ben Walsh – Hollywood comedies just aren't funny anymore

Susie Rushton: Happiness is hours in front of the TV

Oi. Are you listening? Can you just switch that off for one sec? Or at least turn it down. Thanks. That's better. Because we need to talk. Apparently the British are watching more television than ever before, at least according to a survey commissioned by a marketing organisation for the commercial channels, who are presumably cock-a-hoop.

Guy Adams: I wouldn't bet on this idea taking off

LA Notebook

The Bounty Hunter (12a)

In which Jennifer Aniston continues to display her remarkable knack for choosing the lamest comedy vehicles on the road.

Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler blame Bounty Hunter script for chemistry

Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler revealed how much they loved working together on new rom com The Bounty Hunter at the film's London premiere last night.

Pandora: Diplomatic Dave to heal rift with Israelis

All it took was the prospect of a few canapés – or, perhaps, a few trays of Ferrero Rocher.

Beyonce Knowles has 'sexiest body', say women

Singer Beyonce is the celebrity with the best body in the eyes of British women, but males prefer Hollywood actress Megan Fox, a new survey has found.

Jaci Stephen: 'Leno versus Conan is the new Rumble in the Jungle, and I can't get enough of it'

You know when something is really big news here when the essence of the story can be reduced to just four words.

Brangelina: The end of the affair

After five years and six children, the first couple of Hollywood are rumoured to be splitting up. Amy Jenkins pays tribute to the phenomenon

Bradley Cooper: 'There's been plenty of rejection'

He's served his time on the bit-part circuit – but now it seems that The Hangover is heralding a new dawn for Bradley Cooper

2020 vision: With the Hollywood A-list in their desert compound, the UK rejects the Gwynification of the high street

As the Noughties drew to a close and we welcomed in the 2010s, the celebrity world found itself teetering on the edge of a precipice. Rumours were rife about the impending Jolie-Pitt divorce, squeaky-clean Tiger had been exposed as a dirty dog, even Jude Law's hair was refusing to have anything to do with him, and 98 per cent of the celeb world was still reeling from the loss of Michael Jackson, the man who had inspired them to dance/sing/act/cook/design handbags.

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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
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Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
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The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

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Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

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The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

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As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
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Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project