Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis has been jailed for 270 days and handed a three year probation for attacking a woman at his Los Angeles mansion.
Los Angeles Superior Court
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Sunday 18 December 2011
This is Westminster. Not the one with Parliament and Big Ben – but rather a city in California that chimes with locals just as regularly. For Westminster, you see, is a focal point at Christmas, when streets upon streets of homes are encased in the most over-the-top decorations, putting on a show that draws visitors from miles around.
Sunday 04 December 2011
British Fighter of the Year defends titles against elusive Peterson amid sadness over friend Speed
Thursday 01 December 2011
But for the few remaining seasons of Mad Men and Breaking Bad, a golden age of American television is coming to a close. While the last decade was populated by vital original dramas, the next one promises the defibrillated corpses of long-dead shows: the new Hawaii Five-O, shaken awake for its second season; Beverly Hills 90210 MkII, now on its fourth; and Dallas, due for a Bobby Ewing-esque resurrection next summer. In the meantime, the undead Charlie's Angels comes shuffling into our sitting rooms like a zombie with a spray-tan.
Tuesday 22 November 2011
The scientist responsible for a controversial study suggesting that a virus could be the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, otherwise known as myalgic encephalitis (ME), spent the weekend behind bars after being arrested by police in California for being a "fugitive from justice".
Friday 11 November 2011
James Cameron tells Guy Adams why he's reformatting blockbuster
Friday 11 November 2011
When Titanic became the most profitable movie ever, generating $1.8 billion at the box office globally in 1997, director James Cameron claimed to be pleasantly surprised. It was, he joked, an unlikely triumph for a three-hour "chick-flick" to which everyone already knows the ending.
Monday 07 November 2011
Lindsay Lohan has been released from jail after serving just four-and-a half hours of a 30-day sentence.
Monday 07 November 2011
The jury is out in the trial of Michael Jackson's physician. Guy Adams summarises the key facts of the case
Friday 30 September 2011
As Michael Jackson lay dying, his personal doctor delayed calling an ambulance so that evidence of prescription drug abuse could be removed from the bedside, a court heard last night.
Saturday 27 August 2011
Mel Gibson and his Russian ex-girlfriend have reached a financial and custody settlement of a bitter dispute that spawned a criminal case and left the Academy Award winner's reputation damaged.
Friday 19 August 2011
Standard & Poor's, the credit rating agency, is trying to forestall a backlash from local governments in the US, which were outraged when the company downgraded the US credit rating earlier this month.
Monday 08 August 2011
The first Briton to have his Twitter identity forcibly revealed by a court is seeking to sue the council that blew his anonymity and force a judicial review of the case.
Thursday 14 July 2011
Prosecutors say an argument over houseguests led a woman in Southern California to cut off her estranged husband's penis and put it down a garbage disposal.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Halle Berry has been granted a restraining order against a man found on her property three times in recent days.
Monday 11 July 2011
The Prince's jokes go down well at a Bafta reception in Los Angeles.
As anti-Semitic attacks rise, Grant Feller re-evaluates his identity
Savoury patisserie is a thing now
Meet the primary school where every day is National Poetry Day
Kirstie Allsopp has waded into the female fertility debate again
...and it wasn't caused by an asteroid crash, as first thought
Former Tory donor Arron Banks ups his Ukip donation to £1million following William Hague 'nobody' comment
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
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- 2 Prince held a Facebook Q&A and this is the only question he answered...
- 3 35,000 walrus gather on north-west Alaska beach 'for a rest'
- 4 Brad Pitt, on the moment he completely lost his temper with Clint Eastwood's son
- 5 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'