Tony Hancock

The late comedy legend has been awarded a blue plaque on what would have been his 90th birthday. Hancock's memorial can be found at 20 Queen's Gate Place, Kensington, where he lived in the 50s.

Harry Potter

He's coming back to London, but this time not on platform 9 and 3/4 at King's Cross, but on the West End stage. Author JK Rowling is set to produce a play based on Potter's early life when his parents were murdered.

Dippy the Diplodocus

Could be shifted from the entrance hall of the Natural History Museum as part of a revamp part-funded by a £5 million donation from a hedge fund billionaire. 'Dippy has not always been there,' said museum director Dr Michael Dixon.

Katie Price

The pregnant celeb is to divorce husband Kieran Hayler after discovering he was having an affair with her best friend, Jane Pountney. 'No human being deserves this,' said Price. 'She is a whore, home wrecker slut'.

Miley Cyrus

The twerking expert is in town for a show at the O2 Arena tonight. Following an illness she says she's 'so f***innngggg HAPPY to be back'.

Genesis Cinema

Starting on Bank Holiday Monday, 5 May, the Genesis on Mile End Road throws a 15th birthday party with a week of free films, all released in 1999, including American Pie, The Blair Witch Project and Fight Club.

Jennifer Lawrence

No sooner does the star who's sick of Hollywood move to London, than she's named the World's Sexiest Woman. Can't be a coincidence.

Cressida Bonas

The London-based marketing junior has split up with Prince Harry. Buckingham Palace sources say the break is 'amicable' and that the former couple 'remain the best of friends'. Harry also wants it to be known that Bonas was not too 'needy'.

Jennifer Lawrence

The American movie star and English boyfriend Nicholas Hoult have bought their first home together, a tasty house in St John's Wood. 'Jen loves the English way of life,' an insider told The Sun. 'It makes sense to look into buying somewhere."

The Gherkin

The pickle-shaped office block in The City, officially known as 30 St Mary Axe, is yours for about £600 million, after being put into receivership. That means there is now an official Receiver of the Gherkin.


An selection of the artist's work taken from from walls goes on view at the ME Hotel in Covent Garden from today, 24.04.14. Called Stealing Banksy, the exhibition features Girl With Balloon, Liverpool Rat and No Ball Games.

William Shakespeare

To celebrate the writer's 450th birthday, Shakespeare Week starts today with a series of events at the Guildhall Library. The first event this afternoon looks at theatre in London in the 'glorious period' of the 16th and 17th centuries.


To play the Royal Albert Hall on 1 July in support of upcoming album Ghost Stories. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, 19 April from 9am. One of the new songs, Another's Arms, is thought to refer to the reason behind singer Chris Martin's break-up with Gwyneth Paltrow.

Cheryl Cole

The new/old X Factor judge trademarks her name as a brand. Among the products planned for the CC line include hair-removal lotion and a 'fragrant wax for use in potpourri burners'. 'She will once again become one of the most popular and talked about female celebs in Britain,' predicts a source.

Edna Dore

The actress who played matriarch Mo Butcher in EastEnders
has died, aged 92. Among many other roles on stage and screen, Dore starred in The Bill and a succession of Mike Leigh films. 'She swore like a trooper and smoked like a chimney,' said Leigh.