Kidman hails 'extraordinary' Urban

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Nicole Kidman has praised husband Keith Urban for his support since the death of her father

1:57pm Friday 24th October 2014

Nicole Kidman has revealed her debt to her "extraordinary" husband Keith Urban after he helped her cope with the death of her father.

Lauren's X Factor odds slashed

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lauren Platt's chances of winning The X Factor have improved (Syco/Thames TV)

12:32pm Friday 24th October 2014

Lauren Platt is closing in on Andrea Faustini as the favourite to win The X Factor.

Double Cumberbatch on Norton show

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Benedict Cumberbatch met his Madame Tussaud's wax model during filming for The Graham Norton Show

10:37am Friday 24th October 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch has come face-to-face with his eerily lifelike waxwork on The Graham Norton Show.

Hathaway's brush with hypothermia

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Anne Hathaway nearly got hypothermia when her Interstellar spacesuit let in freezing water

9:54am Friday 24th October 2014

Anne Hathaway has revealed how she almost suffered hypothermia shooting in icy waters for Interstellar.

Pitt grilled on Funny Or Die show

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Brad Pitt showed off his sense of humour on Funny Or Die

9:37am Friday 24th October 2014

Brad Pitt got a bit hot under the collar as he was teased about both of his famous wives on Zach Galifianakis' mock talk show.

McConaughey scoops thriller award

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Matthew McConaughey was given the accolade for his role in the acclaimed series True Detective

10:05pm Friday 24th October 2014

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey has picked up another award to add to his burgeoning trophy collection - scooping best actor at the Crime Thriller Awards.

Mills: Cheryl gave me Strictly tips

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Scott Mills will be dancing the Charleston this weekend

1:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

Scott Mills has revealed he has found unlikely support from Cheryl Fernandez-Versini as he prepares for his next performance on Strictly Come Dancing.

Stars line up for BBC Music Awards

Preston and Leyland Citizen: One Direction are lined up for the BBC Music Awards

9:50am Friday 24th October 2014

One Direction, Coldplay and Ed Sheeran are among the chart stars who have signed up for the first BBC Music Awards.

Stryder, Chuckle Bros song is a hit

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Tinchy Stryder has teamed up with the Chuckle Brothers for his new single

12:53pm Friday 24th October 2014

Tinchy Stryder's collaboration with the Chuckle Brothers has become an internet sensation, notching up over 550,000 hits in 24 hours.

Post-wedding dinner for Clooneys

Preston and Leyland Citizen: George Clooney will apparently celebrate his wedding at a dinner party in the UK

9:37am Friday 24th October 2014

George Clooney and his new wife Amal are rumoured to be celebrating their marriage at yet another party this weekend.

Jagger: Teen Elvis film in works

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Musician and producer Sir Mick Jagger is making a film about Elvis Presley as a teenager

9:37am Friday 24th October 2014

Sir Mick Jagger has revealed he is developing a film about the young Elvis Presley.

Hoff gets no hassle on Halloween

Preston and Leyland Citizen: David Hasselhoff likes to dress as himself for Halloween

12:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

David Hasselhoff has revealed he dresses up as himself for Halloween - and no one realises it's really him.

Lindsay Lohan talks prison to Ross

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lindsay Lohan has spoken about her time in jail

10:10am Friday 24th October 2014

Lindsay Lohan has opened up about her time in prison on The Jonathan Ross Show.

Get an electrifying look in blue this Christmas

1:07pm Friday 24th October 2014

IT'S getting towards the end of October which means we're inching further forward into party season.

Johnny Depp as the Big Bad Wolf

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Johnny Depp as The Big Bad Wolf in Into The Woods (Entertainment Weekly)

1:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Johnny Depp's interpretation of The Big Bad Wolf for the much-hyped musical Into The Woods has been unveiled.

X Factor singers at Mobo Awards

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Andrea Faustini is the early favourite to win The X Factor this year

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The X Factor contestants got a taste of the red carpet lifestyle as they mingled with music stars at the Mobo Awards.

Brand 'open' to US 9/11 conspiracy

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Comedian Russell Brand says he cannot rule out the conspiracy theory that America's government was behind the 9/11 attacks

12:56am Friday 24th October 2014

Comedian Russell Brand has said he is "open-minded" about the idea that the US government was behind the 9/11 attacks as he made a second appearance on BBC2's flagship Newsnight progamme.

Beckham and Williams back Unicef

Preston and Leyland Citizen: David Beckham has posed for Unicef's campaign to protect children from violence

12:02am Friday 24th October 2014

David Beckham and Robbie Williams are no strangers to the camera but this time they are posing for a good cause - to highlight a campaign to protect children.

Long-lost Cleese show tapes found

Preston and Leyland Citizen: John Cleese starred in At Last The 1948 Show

9:58am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Two long-lost episodes of a TV series regarded as a forerunner of Monty Python will be shown again after they turned up in the collection of the late Sir David Frost.

Eddie Redmayne is style superhero

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Eddie Redmayne saved Felicity Jones' dress from destruction at The Theory Of Everything premiere in New York (Rex)

1:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Eddie Redmayne has saved co-star Felicity Jones from a major wardrobe malfunction at the New York premiere of their film The Theory Of Everything.

Knightley to make Broadway debut

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year in Therese Raquin

4:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine.

Pitt: Moustache not fashion choice

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Brad Pitt showed off his moustache at the BFI London Film Festival

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Brad Pitt has revealed his new moustache is for his role in By The Sea.

Schofield's 24hr broadcast marathon

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Phillip Schofield is to broadcast for 24 hours in aid of Text Santa

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Phillip Schofield is planning a 24-hour TV presenting marathon to raise money for charity.

Alvin Stardust dies at age of 72

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Alvin Stardust has died aged 72

11:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Alvin Stardust died this morning aged 72 after a short illness, his manager said.

1D stars monkey around with DeVito

Preston and Leyland Citizen: One Direction's Louis Tomlinson hangs out with Danny DeVito and a chimp

2:36pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

One Direction stars Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson have been monkeying around on the set of their new video - with Hollywood star Danny DeVito.

Madeley complains about rape threat

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Judy Finnigan and Richard Madeley are taking action after online threats were made against daughter Chloe

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan have confirmed they have made a formal complaint to the police after online rape threats were made against their daughter Chloe.

2m watch Lynda's last interview

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lynda Bellingham gave her final TV interview on Loose Women

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Around two million people watched the late Lynda Bellingham's final interview on Loose Women - doubling the show's usual audience.

People don't know me now: Zellweger

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Renee Zellweger became a trending topic on Twitter, with many fans claiming the actress had become unrecognisable (AP)

7:49pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Renee Zellweger has said she looks different because she is "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life".

Soulful Sam is big Mobo winner

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Sam Smith collected four prizes at the Mobo Awards 2014

9:01pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Chart-topping soul singer Sam Smith has dedicated his triumph to his parents after celebrating being the big winner at the Mobo Awards.

Matthew McConaughey: Why I married

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Matthew McConaughey is married to Camila Alves

10:28am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Matthew McConaughey has revealed what made him finally walk down the aisle.

DJ Read 'so sorry' for Ukip Calypso

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Mike Read said he was sorry if his Ukip Calypso had caused offence

10:39am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read has apologised for "unintentionally causing offence" with his Ukip Calypso, sung with a mock Caribbean accent, adding that he has asked his record company to withdraw the song from sale.

Woodley not worried by nude scenes

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Shailene Woodley didn't mind going nude in White Bird In A Blizzard

1:33pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Shailene Woodley has insisted she wasn't bothered about baring all in her new film White Bird In A Blizzard.

Swift: I've faced death threats

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Taylor Swift needs her security team to make her feel safe

10:28am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Taylor Swift has opened up about the darker side of being a pop star.

Fired Apprentice 'would have quit'

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lindsay Booth has been fired from The Apprentice

10:09pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Fired Apprentice candidate Lindsay Booth has confessed that since leaving the show she does not work as hard because she wants to "have a life".

Streep, Grant for Florence film

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Meryl Streep will play opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins in a film

10:49am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant are teaming up for a biopic about opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins.

Wilko Johnson 'cured' of cancer

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Wilko Johnson performing on stage at Koko in Camden, north London.

6:51pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Guitarist Wilko Johnson said he has been "cured" of cancer a couple of years after being told he had only months to live.

Perry's Rylan pic a money spinner

Preston and Leyland Citizen: The Earl of Essex by Grayson Perry is a portrait of Rylan Clark

2:04pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Rylan Clark, the X Factor contestant turned presenter, has become an artworld moneyspinner - with reproductions of his portrait by Grayson Perry priced at up to £5,000 each.

Shows were extraordinary, says Bush

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Kate Bush has remained tight-lipped about plans for more concerts

10:34am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Kate Bush has described her comeback gigs as "one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life", but stayed tight-lipped about any possible plans for more concerts.

S Club 7 reunite for BBC appeal

Preston and Leyland Citizen: S Club 7 are to reunite for Children In Need

10:31am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

S Club 7 are to reunite in full for the first time in more than a decade to take part in this year's BBC Children In Need appeal.

Strictly's Craig: Anton could judge

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Craig Revel Horwood with his fellow Strictly Come Dancing judges

10:28am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Strictly Come Dancing star Craig Revel Horwood has suggested that Anton Du Beke could become one of the show's judges in the future.

Garner hits out at Hollywood sexism

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Jennifer Garner says sexism is still alive and well in Hollywood

10:28am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Jennifer Garner has criticised ongoing sexism in Hollywood.

Cumming talks LaBeouf incident

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Alan Cumming has been recounting how Shia LaBeouf disrupted a production of Cabaret

10:53am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Alan Cumming has praised Shia LaBeouf for making a "good recovery" after he famously disrupted his Broadway performance of Cabaret.

Watts charged with lewd conduct

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Daniele Watts appeared in Django Unchained and has been charged with lewd conduct alongside her boyfriend (Invision/AP)

6:48am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police in the US because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend, has been charged with lewd conduct.

Bellingham told of Christmas hopes

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lynda Bellingham gave a last interview to her Loose Women colleagues

12:02am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The late Lynda Bellingham was seen poignantly describing the details of the Christmas she would never see during her final TV interview.

Murs apologises for Swift gaffe

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Olly Murs has said sorry to Taylor Swift for making comments about her music

1:23pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Olly Murs has apologised to Taylor Swift for poking fun at her songs after she said his comments were "sexist".

James: Strictly 'mauling' of Mills

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Scott Mills and Joanne Clifton got a low score for their American Smooth

11:12am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Greg James has stood up for his Radio 1 colleague Scott Mills, who he reckons has been on the receiving end of an "unfair mauling" on Strictly Come Dancing.

Swift leads tributes to de la Renta

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Designer Oscar de la Renta has died at 82

4:34am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Taylor Swift, Naomi Campbell and Zoe Saldana are among the stars who have led tributes to fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.

Ant and Dec ready for jungle antics

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Ant and Dec present I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! on ITV

12:04am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Declan Donnelly has mistaken the Australian outback for the Land of Oz, donning ruby red slippers for a sneak preview of the latest series of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!

Tulisa reveals new single title

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Tulisa Contostavlos shows off her sexy side while announcing her new single Living Without You

11:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Tulisa Contostavlos has announced she will release a new single Living Without You.

Shia LaBeouf's dark role models

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Shia LeBeouf has revealed he is drawn to dark role models because of his dad

11:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Shia LaBeouf has revealed how he looks to "darker" character actors such as Gary Oldman, Sean Penn and Joaquin Phoenix as role models, because they remind him of his father.

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