Canadian popstar beat both Beyonce and Kate Middleton to take the top spot in the UK, moving up from fifth place in 2012
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Tuesday 26 July 2011
William Campbell's was a familiar face to moviegoers of the 1950s. Despite his handsome looks, he often played devious or calculating characters, and he starred in Cell 2455, Death Row, based on the memoir of Caryl Chessman, in which he played a man condemned to death and later executed for kidnapping and rape.
Friday 22 July 2011
Monday 18 July 2011
Friday 10 June 2011
They might be known for their gothic romances, but the Brontë sisters also created some of the earliest examples of science fiction. When Charlotte, Emily, Anne and their brother Branwell were as young as 10, they wrote stories set in detailed, imaginary worlds. Now these little-known fantasy stories are being exhibited in the British Library's first sci-fi exhibition.
Monday 06 June 2011
How do you store a substance which vanishes into thin air the moment it comes into contact with any material known to man, even thin air itself?
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Monday 23 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Perhaps it is the boyish face and youthful dexterity of the 39-year-old Irish comedian, but when people talk about Ed Byrne they tend to do so in terms of a school report card. "He showed a lot of promise", suggests a friend just after I had decided in my head that, had he been graded by my old school, he would have been awarded an A for effort and a B minus for attainment.
Monday 18 April 2011
The actor Sir Patrick Stewart has declared his wish to be allowed an assisted death, and has become a patron of Dignity in Dying, the group campaigning for a change in the law on assisted suicide.
Wednesday 09 March 2011
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.
Dylan Jones: 'If you care about the lyrics to ‘Star Trek’ or Captain Beefheart’s influence on Tom Waits, this is the place for you'
Saturday 05 March 2011
At about four thirty on a Saturday afternoon, there are few things better than a very deep, slightly too hot bath, the sort of bath that will steam up your glasses so much that it makes it nigh-on impossible to read. Especially if said bath is accompanied by a bucket of robust tea. Or indeed your favourite radio show. Which, these days, will almost certainly come in the form of a podcast; namely, The Word podcast.
Sunday 13 February 2011
When she starred opposite John Wayne in the 1969 western True Grit, Kim Darby could easily have been forgiven for believing the role would be the start of a long and glittering career. In truth, though, defying predictions that a star was born, she has made no films of note since.
Friday 11 February 2011
Sunday 06 February 2011
There should be no taboos in comedy Its job is to provoke, shock and create discussion. But you should think long and hard as to whether what you're saying is actually funny; if it's purely to shock then you become a performance artist. Frankie Boyle, he's transgressed in all kinds of ways [the comedian recently caused controversy over sexual jokes about Katie Price's disabled son, Harvey] and it's not to everyone's taste, but he's challenging the liberal heterodoxy and I think that can be a funny thing to do.
Kirstie Allsopp has waded into the female fertility debate again
Gillian Anderson lays into gender disparity in Hollywood
The Sistine Chapel is set to be illuminated with thousands of LEDs
- 1 Snoop Dogg and Jared Leto buy a stake in Reddit as A-list invests $50m
- 2 Prince held a Facebook Q&A and this is the only question he answered...
- 3 'F*ck it, I quit': KTVA reporter Charlo Greene quits live on air in spectacular fashion
- 4 35,000 walrus gather on north-west Alaska beach 'for a rest'
- 5 Brad Pitt, on the moment he completely lost his temper with Clint Eastwood's son