Theron sees plus side to ageing

Chard & Ilminster News: Charlize Theron believes women get better with age

10:16am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Charlize Theron has said she believes women "come into their prime" in their 40s.

Attenborough family in charity plea

Chard & Ilminster News: Lord Attenborough died at the age of 90

2:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Lord Attenborough's family have asked fans who want to pay tribute to the Oscar winner to make a donation to the care home where he spent his final years.

Fan defies Bush's pleas over video

Chard & Ilminster News: Kate Bush asked fans not to film her Before The Dawn concert at the Hammersmith Apollo

1:24pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Footage from the first night of Kate Bush's comeback gigs has surfaced online despite the star's plea to her fans not to film the show.

Cowell turns back on sob stories

Chard & Ilminster News: Simon Cowell says he doesn't want any more sob stories on The X Factor

1:16pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Simon Cowell has said even he is sick of hearing X Factor contestants' sob stories and won't be lending a sympathetic ear to them this year.

Inbetweeners' Jay after Palace job

Chard & Ilminster News: James Buckley applied for the Crystal Palace job as his character Jay Cartwright

11:07am Wednesday 27th August 2014

James Buckley has applied for the position of Crystal Palace manager - on behalf of his Inbetweeners alter-ego Jay Cartwright.

Cavill does Ice Bucket as Superman

Chard & Ilminster News: Henry Cavill is among the latest stars to do the Ice Bucket challenge

10:16am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Henry Cavill stayed in character as Superman to take the Ice Bucket challenge.

Neil Young and wife to divorce

Chard & Ilminster News: Neil Young is splitting from his wife of 36 years

10:16am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Neil Young is reportedly splitting from his wife after more than 36 years.

Ex-Gladiator David leaves BB arena

Chard & Ilminster News: David McIntosh has been evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house

10:37pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Kelly Brook is celebrating being reunited with her fiance after he became the first housemate to be evicted from Celebrity Big Brother.

Simon: Cheryl has got better

Chard & Ilminster News: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini arrives at the X-Factor press launch at the Ham Yard Hotel, Soho, London.

6:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

X Factor boss Simon Cowell has said co-star Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is a better judge for being away from the show for a few years.

Pixie Lott to appear on Strictly

Chard & Ilminster News: Pixie Lott is heading for the Strictly ballroom

3:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Pixie Lott has been confirmed as the 11th celebrity taking part in this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Delevingne tipped for Zoolander 2

Chard & Ilminster News: Cara Delevingne is tipped for a role in Zoolander 2

10:16am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Cara Delevingne is reportedly being lined up for the female lead in Zoolander 2.

Ora on board for 50 Shades sequels

Chard & Ilminster News: Rita Ora has signed up for the Fifty Shades Of Grey sequels

10:16am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Rita Ora has signed up for the two Fifty Shades Of Grey sequels.

Lohan 'a Grand publicity seeker'

Chard & Ilminster News: The makers of the Grand Theft Auto video games claim Lindsay Lohan has sued them for attention

3:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The companies behind the Grand Theft Auto video games say actress Lindsay Lohan's legal action claiming the game's latest instalment features a character based on her is an attention-seeking bid.

Military training for Harry Styles

Chard & Ilminster News: Harry Styles is going through tough military work-outs

10:16am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Harry Styles is apparently following a military fitness plan on the advice of Clint Eastwood.

Scott: Blade Runner 2 is written

Chard & Ilminster News: Ridley Scott said the Blade Runner sequel has been written

10:17am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Ridley Scott has revealed that Harrison Ford features in the Blade Runner sequel, which already has a "damn good" script.

Kate Bush albums climbing charts

Chard & Ilminster News: Kate Bush is heading back to the charts

5:06pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Kate Bush's records are set to return to the charts as she returns to the stage with 11 albums re-appearing in the top 100.

Tamzin: I wanted to save marriage

Chard & Ilminster News: Tamzin Outhwaite is getting used to the challenges of being a single parent

4:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Tamzin Outhwaite has said she would have done "anything" to save her marriage to Tom Ellis.

Miley: I've retired from twerking

Chard & Ilminster News: Miley Cyrus is hanging up her twerking crown

12:10pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Miley Cyrus has claimed she's giving up twerking - and is moving on to a different "psychedelic'"style of music.

Ora: I wanted to kiss Iggy at VMAs

Chard & Ilminster News: Iggy Azalea declined Rita Ora's offer of a kiss at the MTV Video Music Awards

10:18am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Rita Ora has revealed she wanted perform a sexy kiss with Iggy Azalea at the VMAs - but Iggy turned her down.

'Brightest star' Williams honoured

Chard & Ilminster News: Billy Crystal, left, pictured with Robin Williams, paid tribute to the late actor at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles (AP)

4:50am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Billy Crystal has paid tribute to his pal and comedy brother Robin Williams at the Emmy Awards, movingly remembering him as "the greatest friend you could ever imagine".

Rave reviews as Bush wows critics

Chard & Ilminster News: Kate Bush performing her Before The Dawn concert at the Hammersmith Apollo in west London (Murray Chalmers PR)

8:41pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Kate Bush's return to the concert stage after 35 years has gone a storm with critics and fans alike who hailed her performance as "spellbinding".

Miley Cyrus date wanted by police

Chard & Ilminster News: Miley Cyrus hugs Jesse Helt at the MTV Video Music Awards

8:49pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.

Evans keen on TFI Friday return

Chard & Ilminster News: Chris Evans could be bringing back TFI Friday

4:28pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Chris Evans has revealed TV bosses asked him to bring back his hit show TFI Friday for a 20th anniversary special, but wanted him to do it a year early.

Judy Murray told Andy Strictly fib

Chard & Ilminster News: Judy Murray apparently fibbed to son Andy about her Strictly appearance

10:15am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Judy Murray has apparently confessed she lied to son Andy about her Strictly Come Dancing appearance.

O'Grady: Cilla will outlive us all

Chard & Ilminster News: Paul O'Grady and Cilla Black are old pals

10:14am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Paul O'Grady has insisted Cilla Black is "indestructable" and will outlive us all.

Fogles 'devastated' by loss of baby

Chard & Ilminster News: Ben Fogle's wife Marina has had a miscarriage

4:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

TV presenter Ben Fogle and his wife have been left "devastated" after their baby was stillborn.

DJ Mills spills Strictly secret

Chard & Ilminster News: Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills will be showing off his dance moves

9:39am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Scott Mills is joining the celebrity line-up in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Emmy award hat-trick for Sherlock

Chard & Ilminster News: Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch star in Sherlock

5:15am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Sherlock has scooped a hat-trick of awards at the star-spangled Emmys ceremony as its co-creator revealed plans for a special episode of the hit show.

Iggy's fall freaked me out: Charli

Chard & Ilminster News: Iggy Azalea continued her rap (Paul A Hebert/Invision/AP)

1:28pm Monday 25th August 2014

Iggy Azalea kept rapping as she fell off the stage in the middle of a performance, according to her collaborator Charli XCX.

Gentlemen ready to play it again

Chard & Ilminster News: Reece Shearsmith says The League Of Gentlemen comedy troupe could team up again

12:16am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Cult TV show The League Of Gentlemen could be set for a comeback.

Dynamo delighted to beat bullies

Chard & Ilminster News: Magician Dynamo grew up on a tough housing estate in Bradford, West Yorkshire, and was bullied

12:16am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Magician Dynamo has told how he got his revenge on school bullies with his huge success.

Reds, blues and baby bumps on show

Chard & Ilminster News: Blue is the colour for Julia Roberts (Invision for the Television Academy/AP)

11:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

Lena Dunham arrived in an awkward pink confection and Kerry Washington went for a bright orange dress with dark sparkle peeking out from underneath, but it was the reds and blues that dominated the Emmy Awards carpet.

App allows free voting on X Factor

Chard & Ilminster News: This series marks the first time voting for contestants has been available free of charge since The X Factor arrived in 2004

12:16am Tuesday 26th August 2014

X Factor viewers will be able to vote for free for the first time in the latest series.

Jay-Z gives Beyonce her MTV award

Chard & Ilminster News: Beyonce accepts the Video Vanguard Award with Blue Ivy and Jay-Z at left during the MTV Video Music Awards (AP)

5:24am Monday 25th August 2014

Beyonce was embraced by her husband Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy as she was presented with the biggest honour of the night at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Beyonce toasted by VMA stars

Chard & Ilminster News: Beyonce arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

1:28pm Monday 25th August 2014

Beyonce was the toast of the MTV Video Music Awards, as stars lined up to pay tribute to the biggest winner of the night.

Cheryl fall-out a nightmare: Cowell

Chard & Ilminster News: The front cover of this week's edition of the Radio Times featuring Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini (Radio Times/PA)

12:16am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TV mogul Simon Cowell has described his fallout with Cheryl Fernandez-Versini as a "nightmare" and admitted that "there was something not quite right" about US X Factor.

Cheryl's 'annoying brother' Cowell

Chard & Ilminster News: The new X Factor judging panel of Louis Walsh, Mel B, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell

12:16am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Returning X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has likened Simon Cowell to an "annoying brother".

Homeless man accepts Miley's award

Chard & Ilminster News: Miley Cyrus poses with the award for video of the year (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

7:49am Monday 25th August 2014

Miley Cyrus let a homeless man accept her award for video of the year for Wrecking Ball at the MTV Video Music Awards .

Sheeran bags first US award at VMAs

Chard & Ilminster News: Ed Sheeran with the award for best male video (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

6:36am Monday 25th August 2014

Ed Sheeran is now the proud owner of a major American music award but said shows in the USA are tame compared to British ceremonies.

Fifth number one for David Guetta

Chard & Ilminster News: David Guetta is at number one with Lovers On The Sun

7:07pm Sunday 24th August 2014

David Guetta has claimed his fifth UK number one single with Lovers On The Sun featuring US singer-songwriter Sam Martin.

EastEnders star Wood joins Strictly

Chard & Ilminster News: Jake Wood will be on Strictly

11:48am Sunday 24th August 2014

EastEnders bad boy Jake Wood is heading for the Strictly Come Dancing dance floor.

Jessie J 'more appreciated' in US

Chard & Ilminster News: Singer Jessie J in heading to Hollywood

12:52pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Jessie J has revealed she is leaving Britain because of speculation about her love life.

Spacey: Lemmon moulded me as actor

Chard & Ilminster News: Kevin Spacey says Jack Lemmon was a huge help in his career

6:17am Sunday 24th August 2014

Kevin Spacey has said that Jack Lemmon was a huge influence on his career and helped to mould him as a person.

Bruckheimer: I'm not a horror fan

Chard & Ilminster News: Jerry Bruckheimer doesn't like watching horror films

12:04am Monday 25th August 2014

Jerry Bruckheimer has revealed he doesn't watch horror films, despite producing one himself.

Radcliffe: I have dated friends

Chard & Ilminster News: Daniel Radcliffe stars in rom-com What If

12:04am Monday 25th August 2014

Daniel Radcliffe has revealed he has had romantic relationships with his friends.

King: Too many Saturdays spoil song

Chard & Ilminster News: Mollie King, Una Foden, Vanessa White, Rochelle Humes and Frankie Bridge formed The Saturdays in 2008

12:04am Monday 25th August 2014

Mollie King has said The Saturdays like to write their songs separately as too many of them working together can get in the way of the music.

Richard Attenborough dies, aged 90

Chard & Ilminster News: Actor and director Richard Attenborough has died aged 90.

10:27pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Tributes have poured in for esteemed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, who dominated the British film business for more than half a century.

Tyldesley pregnant with first child

Chard & Ilminster News: Coronation street star Catherine Tyldesley

12:04am Monday 25th August 2014

Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley has revealed she is pregnant with her first child and said it "feels 100% right".

Jodie: Marriage boosted confidence

Chard & Ilminster News: Jodie Kidd and David Blakeley have got married

12:02am Monday 25th August 2014

Jodie Kidd says her new husband has given her the " confidence to go and conquer the world" after the pair tied the knot and celebrated with a party at home.

Kellie sorry for CBB outburst

Chard & Ilminster News: Kellie Maloney apologised for her outburst

9:57pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Celebrity Big Brother star Kellie Maloney has apologised for her "aggressive" behaviour after the show's bosses issued her with a warning.

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