Programmes for and by women will make us different, Netflix exec says

Netflix has become a haven for female creatives because it is not beholden to advertisers who need to appeal to specific demographics, one of the most senior executives at the company has said.

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey promises good intentions and a brighter tone in Lust For Life album

US singer Lana Del Rey described words as the “last form of magic” as she promised to share a brighter shift in “tone and perspective” with her new album.


Louis Tomlinson fans on countdown for single release

Louis Tomlinson has given fans a preview of his new single which will be available from midnight.


Kingsman 2 trailer teases Channing Tatum role

Kingsman: The Golden Circle has released a second trailer showing more of what we can expect from Channing Tatum’s character.

Shirley Ballas

Shirley Ballas shares fitness tips as she gets in dancing form for Strictly

Incoming Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas is inspiring her fans to get into dancefloor form, months ahead of the show.

Chris Brookmyre

Chris Brookmyre scoops top crime novel award for Black Widow

Scottish author Chris Brookmyre has been named as the winner of a major crime-writing prize, beating renowned crime novelist Val McDermid to the accolade.


Tributes pour in for Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

Stormzy has tweeted his heartbreak about Linkin Park star Chester Bennington’s death as tributes began pouring in.


Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies aged 41 in suspected suicide

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has died aged 41 in a suspected suicide, the Los Angeles County coroner has said.


Mike Shinoda ‘heartbroken’ by death of Linkin Park bandmate and friend Chester Bennington

Mike Shinoda has said he is “shocked and heartbroken” by the death of his close friend and bandmate, Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington.


Chris Evans responds to BBC pay furore

Millionaire presenter Chris Evans said he phoned his elderly mother for advice on how to respond to tricky questions about his BBC salary.

Love Island

Final dates for Love Island couples… but Montana has relationship doubts

The final dates for the Love Island couples will start to take place in Thursday’s episode, but viewers will see one of the contestants questioning her own romance.


Ex-Doctor Who star Freema Agyeman hails Jodie Whittaker casting

Former Doctor Who star Freema Agyeman has hailed the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the new Time Lord, saying “you need to have somewhere in the arts where you can see yourself reflected”.


Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington found dead aged 41

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has died aged 41, Los Angeles County coroner has said.


Sarah Jayne Dunn and Gary Lucy’s characters will be in relationship for Hollyoaks return

Hollyoaks actress Sarah Jayne Dunn has said that her and Gary Lucy’s characters will be in a relationship when they return to the soap after years away.

Paul Nicholls in Ackley Bridge

Paul Nicholls ‘recovering well’ after Thai waterfall accident

Paul Nicholls is “recovering well” and could return to the UK next week following a freak accident in Koh Samui, Thailand, a representative for the actor has said.


Ruth Negga: Being named in Meryl Streep Golden Globes speech ‘surreal’

Actress Ruth Negga said hearing Meryl Streep namecheck her in a Golden Globes speech was a “surreal” moment.


Kris Marshall backed for role as Doctor Who companion

Kris Marshall might still be joining the cast of Doctor Who – as the companion to the first female Doctor.

Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker’s agent defends sports presenter’s high BBC salary

Gary Lineker’s agent has defended the football star’s large BBC salary, saying “the market has set the rate”.


Linda Robson: I demanded more pay on Birds Of A Feather

Birds Of A Feather star Linda Robson has revealed that she fought for the same pay as the male stars of Only Fools And Horses – and won.


Chris Evans stays silent on pay while exiting Radio 2 show

Chris Evans went for a jog after refusing to answer questions about his BBC salary following his Radio 2 show.

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