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In 2010, Michael Parkinson sounded off about the state of the modern chat show. "The trouble with the talk show is everyone fancies their chances," he told The Daily Telegraph. "Even those on the extreme fringes of the ever-expanding world of modern celebrity reckon it's a doddle."
Calvin Harris and Florence Welch have secured their second collaborative number one single in three months as "Sweet Nothing" topped the official UK singles chart.
Chris Moyles subjected his Radio 1 colleague Nick Grimshaw to the broadcasting equivalent of a public “debagging” today, as he gave his young successor an initiation into the madcap world of the breakfast show.
The Stone Roses generated £23m for the Manchester economy by reuniting for a three-day musical extravaganza in their hometown, experts have estimated.
Damien Hirst, Harry Enfield and Angus Deayton were among 100 guests at the ceremony
As the 'Independent' writer embarks on a new feud, Tom Peck finds out if the years have mellowed her other great enmities
Music videos look set to be subjected to tighter regulation under the recommendations of an inquiry into the sexualisation and commercialisation of childhood.
They say it takes two to tango, but you can have a Twitter war all by yourself, as I found out this week when none other than the lovely Lily Allen came over all Bottish at some throwaway remark of mine in another newspaper comparing her unfavourably to Cheryl Cole. Yes, between baking cakes, milking publicity – sorry, cows – and making television documentaries/doing interviews about how she's turned her back on fame, Miss Antoinette – sorry, Allen – found the time to Twitter that I was, "an ignorant and bitter old troll... the amateur psychiatrist in me says sees a lot of her younger self in me, and she's a bit of a 'self-loather'." She also spelt my name wrong, and I can say hand on heart that that's the only thing that hurt. After all these years, dammit!
Ten years ago, a rural corner of Cornwall was transformed into an environmental paradise.
Lily Allen has suffered personal trauma and continued paparazzi harassment for the past 12 months. Now the real cost to her privacy has emerged: a state-of-the-art £60,000 security system for her new home.
The actress Amanda Holden is expected to undergo a series of tests to try to determine what caused the stillbirth of her baby seven months into her pregnancy.
Lily Allen has set a date for her wedding.
The man who brought us Supernanny and Skins but has a passion for Charles Dickens and thinks EastEnders is the best programme on television has been appointed controller of BBC1.
Stars including Lily Allen, Sting and Elton John were honoured for their songwriting by the US music industry.
Pop star Lily Allen has revealed she is pregnant, telling her fans: "I can't wait."
If you've switched on the radio this summer, you'll already have heard Professor Green's utterly functionless, and funkless, cover of SOS Band's "Just Be Good to Me" which proves that "feat Lily Allen" is a caveat on a par with "may cause nausea".