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Craig Brown wins top prize for non-fiction with book about The Beatles

Brown, 63, took the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time, which was serialised in the Mail.


Katy Perry's appearance gets people talking – and the reason might surprise you

Katy Perry sparked reaction in a new photo posted on Instagram. The Smile hitmaker recently welcomed her first child, daughter Daisy Dove, with fiancé Orlando Bloom


Most successful Bake Off stars - TV empire, millionaire and worrying shelf life

The Great British Bake Off 2020 winner will join an illustrious group raking in the cash - but they had better act fast as their TV fame does not last


Nicole Kidman: 'Loneliness is an epidemic'


The Crown: Behind the creation of Princess Diana’s iconic wedding dress

The fourth season of The Crown charts the beginning of the relationship between Prince Charles, played by Josh O’Connor, and the then-Lady Diana Spencer. From the first flourishings of romance to the noticeable cracks in their relationship, the new season explores the ups and downs of the couple’s lives, including their wedding, which took place at St Paul’s Cathedral on 29 July 1981. Viewers are treated to a close look at the future Princess of...


Kate Hudson: I'm a strict mother

Kate Hudson is a “strict mother”, as she says she has "no tolerance" for any of her children telling lies, no matter how small they are.


Review: A breezy, lighthearted rom-com in ‘Happiest Season’

Who we are with our parents and who we are in a romantic relationship can seem like different people. For Harper (Mackenzie Davis), a newspaper reporter living a nice adult life in Pittsburgh with her art student girlfriend Abby (Kristen Stewart), the gap is more dramatic than most: She has yet to come out to her parents. She has also invited Abby, who intends to propose, home with her for Christmas only to drop the truth on her in the car ride...


All the best shows to watch on TV this Christmas

2020's festive offerings don't disappoint


Teyana Taylor blasts all-male Grammy nominees for Best R&B Album


The Crown season 4: Princess Diana dancing to Uptown Girl – did it happen as shown in episode 9?

The Crown viewers have been left wondering if several scenes featured in the show actually happened in real life. One such moment occurs in the new season’s ninth episode, which focuses on the dissolution of Charles and Diana’s marriage. The opening of the episode sees them attend a ballet gala on Charles’ birthday. Towards the end of the performance, Diana slinks away only to appear on stage during the encore, to Charles’s shock. She is shown...


Once Upon a Time reboot gets canceled AGAIN at Pop TV

The critically-acclaimed reboot of One Day at a Time has been cancelled yet again, though the show's producers and stars hope the third time is the charm.


The Weeknd accuses the Grammys of being 'corrupt' after nominations snub

The Weeknd has put the Grammys on blast after he failed to receive a single nomination for next year's ceremony, despite having one of the biggest songs of 2020 with 'Blinding Lights'.


Michelle Pfeiffer's sultry bathroom selfie is pretty incredible

Stardust actress Michelle Pfeiffer wowed fans and fellow celebrities when she shared a bathtime selfie and she looked beautiful


How to watch Happiest Season online

Rejoice, it's a Christmas miracle!


'Boss Baby 2': 6 things we learned from director Tom McGrath and producer Jeff Hermann (exclusive)

It has been three years since Alec Baldwin’s business-minded infant first swaggered into our lives as the protagonist of the — Oscar-nominated, lest we forget — 2017 animation The Boss Baby. With one foot in 30 Rock and another in his iconic Glengarry Glen Ross cameo, Baldwin wowed young and old audiences alike with possibly the maddest family movie of recent years. For many, the character has never gone away. Netflix series The Boss Baby: Back...


Dressed-down Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi spotted shopping in London

Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi were spotted picking up groceries from a supermarket in London on Tuesday


Salma Hayek's throwback bikini photo sparks marriage proposal

Frida actress Salma Hayek received a marriage proposal after she shared an incredible throwback bikini photo from a modelling campaign in the nineties


On The Crown season 4, pop music is its own character

In an early episode of The Crown’s new season, the future Princess Diana dances jubilantly with her squealing roommates to Stevie Nicks’s “Edge of Seventeen”. Newly engaged to Prince Charles, she is 19, starry-eyed and in love. But by the time the end credits roll, that glow is starting to fade. As Diana’s wedding veil falls over her eyes and her gown’s miles-long train trails behind her, “Edge of Seventeen” plays again, with Nicks’s vocals...


How Scott Disick and Eyal Booker know each other after Megan Barton Hanson DMs that got us all talking

Following THOSE Megan Barton Hanson DMs sent by Scott Disick, here's how the Keeping Up star knows Eyal Booker.


Who won Great British Bake Off 2020? Peter Sawkins confirmed as youngest winner ever

Great British Bake Off 2020 confirmed its winner during the final, that saw Peter Sawkins beat Dave Friday and Laura Adlington to the trophy


Taylor Swift releasing Folklore concert documentary


6 memorable celebrity proposal rejections: from Katy Perry to Nicole Scherzinger

Celeb proposal fails from Britney Spears to Selena Gomez – discover the shocking stories of the A-listers who got turned down.


Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are 'doing a great job' as parents

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are doing a "great job" raising their baby daughter, according to an insider.


Petition to fire Amber Heard from 'Aquaman 2' nears 2 million signatures

The petition to replace Amber Heard as Mera in "Aquaman 2" soared after Johnny Depp lost in his U.K. trial.


Great British Bake Off pays tribute in emotional finale to Luis Troyano who died at 48

Great British Bake Off came to a end tonight with a touching memorial dedicated to the late contestant Luis Troyano. The baker - who competed in 2014 - sadly passed away at the start of November


TV tonight: banana barrow meets homemade radio in The Repair Shop

The Repair Shop 8pm, BBC One Four family heirlooms find their way to The Repair Shop barn this week to be brought back to life by Jay Blades and his team of expert craftspeople. Up first is Julianna’s homemade radio, constructed by her late father. Metalworker Dominic Chinea, meanwhile, tries to wrap his head around Jacqui’s mini banana wheelbarrow, owned by her banana-wholesaler grandfather. Finally, Andrew hopes leatherwork expert Suzie...


I’m a Celebrity: What time does it start on ITV tonight and who is doing the Bushtucker trial? OLD

The 2020 version of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! looks very different from the ones that have come before. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ITV show has moved to a new (much chillier) location and will have Covid-19 safety measures in place. Here’s everything you need to know, from when it starts and who the contestants are to where it’s being filmed… When is it on? The new series began on ITV on Sunday 15 November with a 90-minute...


I'm A Celebrity fans scold hosts Ant and Dec for helping Shane win Bushtucker Trial

I'm A Celebrity 2020 viewers were not happy with Shane Richie being helped, when other contestants 'didn't get any' guidance


As oil tycoon John Gilbert Getty dies, a who’s who of the Getty family dynasty

America’s Getty family has become known for many things over the decades: oil, immense wealth and a litany of tragedies now labelled by many as the 'Getty curse’. News today of heir John Gilbert Getty’s death is the latest in this line of tragedies to befall the descendants of billionaire oil baron Jean Paul Getty, the family patriarch. The 52-year-old was discovered unresponsive in a hotel room, leaving behind a daughter Ivy, 25, and brothers,...


'X Factor' runner-up Andy Abraham has returned to binman job

Andy Abraham, the singer who found fame as a runner-up on The X Factor, has returned to his pre-fame job as a binman. The 56-year-old was in the refuse industry when he auditioned for the 2005 series, earning him the nickname the ‘Singing Binman'. Abraham told Metro.co.uk that he made the decision in order to help the community and to keep himself busy amid the lack of live work available for those in the entertainment industry due to the...


Neil Ruddock opens up on booze battle and partying with Robbie Williams and Nelson Mandela

EXCLUSIVE: Neil 'Razor' Ruddock has delved back in time to recall partying with old friend Robbie Williams as well as Nelson Mandela while on a tour of South Africa


Cynthia Bailey reacts to NeNe Leakes' Real Housewives of Atlanta exit

"We were good friends for a long time. Obviously, that has changed."


Playwrights prove they have ‘write stuff’

Eight emerging young writers from the north coast, Londonderry and Donegal will be partnering with two theatres - the Riverside Theatre in Coleraine and The Playhouse in Londonderry - in an innovative new project.


Gemma Atkinson shares mesmerising holiday photos with Gorka Marquez

Strictly's Gemma Atkinson shared romantic holiday photos with partner Gorka Marquez, as he competes with Maisie Smith.


Who set up this mysterious metal monolith in Utah desert? (It's not aliens.)

Who embedded a 10-foot-tall metal monolith in the remote Utah desert?


Louis Tomlinson to perform in a livestreamed show for charity

Louis Tomlinson is set to perform virtually for fans with his worldwide live streamed show, 'Louis Tomlinson Live From London’, where proceeds will go to several charities.


Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard: Stephen Dorff says Depp is a 'generous' and 'great guy'

Stephen Dorff remembered Johnny Depp being friendly and generous to him after his mum died.


Chaser's lives before The Chase - doctor, barrister and living off quiz machine winnings

Most of The Chasers actually found fame on our tellies before joining the ITV quiz show - and two were part of the same quiz team


The Queen's Gambit breaks records as Netflix's biggest ever limited series

The streaming giant shared some impressive facts and stats about the show.


I'm a Celeb's Bev Callard accidentally insults Vernon Kay's "stupid" job

"I wanted to curl up and die."


The best Lego Star Wars sets of 2020

Here's a look at the Lego Star Wars sets for 2020. Build, or build not — there is no try!


Mike Tindall announces very sad news in Instagram post

Mike Tindall shares very sad news in Instagram post. Zara Tindall's husband is mourning the death of French rugby player Christophe Dominici


The Goldbergs' Hayley Orrantia makes surprising revelation about working with Simon Cowell

The Goldbergs actress Hayley Orrantia opened up to HELLO! and spoke about what it was like working with Simon Cowell during her time on The X Factor and her hopes for her future


Review: A maximalist family romp in ‘The Croods: A New Age”

Remember “The Croods”? It’s understandable if the answer is a “sure, kinda?” The 2013 animated film about a cave family in a fictional prehistoric era featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Cloris Leachman was pretty enjoyable, made a decent amount of money and even got an Oscar nomination. Nothing earth shattering, but it wasn’t surprising that DreamWorks Animation decided to greenlight a sequel. That it took seven...


Netflix UK confirms Shaun of the Dead, Casper and more movies landing in December

Time to plan your festive viewing.


Covid's $325m hit to Australian screen productions 'unprecedented'

The near shut-down of the television and film industry due to Covid-19 meant 26 drama productions with a combined budget of $325m were delayed, the annual drama report from Screen Australia has found. Screen Australia’s chief executive, Graeme Mason, said the screen sector was on track for a record year when the pandemic hit, forcing the majority of scripted narratives – covering comedy as well as drama – across feature film, miniseries,...


Jane Fonda and Michelle Yeoh named among BBC's 100 Women of 2020


I'm A Celebrity's Shane Richie endures "horrible" Cruel Jewels trial

But some viewers thought Shane's Trial was an easy one.


Aria awards 2020: Australian music gears up for a star-studded lineup – and an empty room

This far into the global pandemic we’re pretty used to televised award ceremonies looking a little different. But for the Australian music industry’s biggest night, this evening’s Aria awards, there’s one silver lining: the ceremony has attracted perhaps its biggest lineup ever, with superstars Billie Eilish, Sia and Sam Smith all performing – pre-recorded – from across closed borders around the world. Broadcast from 7.30pm on Nine on Wednesday,...


Gabourey Sidibe is engaged!

Gabourey Sidibe is engaged to Brandon Frankel, as she took to Instagram to show off her ring.