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BBC3 chief to take over at BBC1

BBC3 controller Danny Cohen is to take over the running of BBC1, it was announced today.

Hollywood's bitchiest blogger has a new target: to be a nice guy

Perez Hilton, the gorgon of Hollywood gossip who has built his widely feared and often despised internet empire on a reputation for shameless intrusions into the private lives of celebrities, intends to change his malicious ways – in part because he no longer wants to play the part of bully.

Lohan freed from LA jail after posting bail

Lindsay Lohan was freed from a suburban Los Angeles jail late last night, well short of the nearly month-long stay a judge had intended for the actress following a failed drug test.

Lindsay Lohan jailed again after failing drugs test

Actress Lindsay Lohan returned to jail in handcuffs today after a judge refused to set bail and ordered her to remain in custody for failing a drug test until another hearing nearly a month away.

'Foxy Knoxy' story to be turned into movie

The story of Amanda Knox, who was convicted of murdering British student Meredith Kercher, is to be made into a film starring Heroes actress Hayden Panettiere.

Lohan fails court drug and drink test

Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan faces the prospect of being put behind bars again after failing a court-ordered drug and alcohol screening test.

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