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With the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Nicole Kidman virtually falling over themselves to meet the royal couple in front of photographers, it seems that even in Hollywood there are no names more alluring on a guest list than the two HRHs.
Jennifer Lopez's children have done more in their three years than she has in her whole life.
Two leading French dieticians will slug it out in court tomorrow for the title of lightweight champion of the world.
One singing star in the Chris Martin household clearly isn't enough. Now Gwyneth Paltrow is set to release her debut album after impressing critics with her vocal performances. The Oscar-winning actress is reported to be in advanced negotiations with Atlantic Records to release a "country pop" album.
M Night Shyamalan's new film has been hammered by the critics this week, but how does it compare with cinema's all-time turkeys? Arifa Akbar selects her top 10 worst-reviewed movies of all time
Britain's home-grown superstar has beaten the Hollywood diva to a role in the cult TV show 'Glee'. So what does she have that her rival doesn't?
Roll out the good ol' days and the next filthy joke – it'll wash off
They've tried remaking hits from the past – now Hollywood studios are planing to revisit the films that failed. Arifa Akbar reports on a plot so bizarre it might just work
Protein-rich edamame beans to be grown commercially in the UK
Dolce & Gabbana returned to their usual sexy Sicilian aesthetic yesterday. The classic ingredients were all there: baroque extravagance, references to Italian cinema – this time it was "The elegance of Luchino Visconti" – and 1950s-style corsetry. The twist came from experimenting with men's pyjamas and fabrics. These pyjamas were a very literal take on the theme. Apart from their pristine hair and make-up, the models looked as if they had just got out of their boyfriends' beds and imparted a seductive symmetry to the whole collection.
A child is gone, but a reputation is reborn: Ben Affleck's directorial debut was withdrawn last year because of the McCann case. It still makes disturbing viewing
Why do so many people dislike Ben Affleck? Kaleem Aftab braves the disdain of others to meet the debutant director