Sir Bruce to front BBC variety show

This Is Local London: Sir Bruce Forsyth has a new presenting role for the BBC

12:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir Bruce Forsyth is to host a special variety show for BBC One - his first new presenting role since stepping down as the host of Strictly Come Dancing.

Naya Rivera gleeful after wedding

This Is Local London: Naya Rivera has tied-the-knot (Photo by Startraks Photo/REX)

10:35am Thursday 24th July 2014

Glee star Naya Rivera has married actor Ryan Dorsey - her boyfriend of just three months - in Mexico.

Dame Maggie's 'brilliant storyline'

This Is Local London: Dame Maggie Smith has won plaudits for her role in Downton Abbey

9:47am Thursday 24th July 2014

Dame Maggie Smith will have a "brilliant storyline" in the next series of Downton Abbey, the show's executive producer has said.

Downey Jr talks more Iron Man films

This Is Local London: The Iron Man films have been a huge success

8:55am Thursday 24th July 2014

Robert Downey Jr has said he hasn't ruled out another Iron Man sequel.

Screen veteran Dora Bryan dies

This Is Local London: Actress Dora Bryan has died at the age of 91

8:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

Dora Bryan, who was known for roles in TV's Last Of The Summer Wine and classic British movies like A Taste Of Honey, has died at the age of 91.

Jo Brand to host Bake Off spin-off

This Is Local London: Jo Brand will be hosting the Great British Bake Off's spin-off show

9:44am Thursday 24th July 2014

Jo Brand will be presenting The Great British Bake Off's new spin-off show.

Cheryl stuns at perfume launch

This Is Local London: Cheryl Cole at the launch of her new perfume

8:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has said she is loving married life as she launched her new perfume.

Barrowman and Boyle open Games

This Is Local London: John Barrowman performed at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games

8:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

John Barrowman, Susan Boyle, Rod Stewart, Ewan McGregor and James McAvoy have helped open the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, in a ceremony watched by more than nine million viewers on BBC One.

Winslet film to close Toronto fest

This Is Local London: Kate Winslet will close the Toronto International Film Festival with her new film, A Little Chaos

10:28am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Kate Winslet's latest role in A Little Chaos is to close the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

Cameron Diaz cuts short interview

This Is Local London: Cameron Diaz has been promoting her new film Sex Tape

9:49am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Cameron Diaz has cut short an interview after the host made a quip about her best friend Drew Barrymore.

Vorderman is Rear of the Year again

This Is Local London: Carol Vorderman has become the first woman to win the Rear Of The Year title twice

1:01am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Carol Vorderman has been ranked top of the bottoms - for a second time.

Takeaway tour guests announced

This Is Local London: Ant and Dec are taking Saturday Night Takeaway on tour

12:06pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Mel C, Keith Lemon, Joey Essex and Peter Andre are among the stars joining Ant and Dec on their Saturday Night Takeaway tour.

Harrison's tree killed - by beetles

This Is Local London: George Harrison's tree suffered an insect infestation

9:49am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A pine tree planted in memory of George Harrison has been killed - by beetles.

U2 to release new album in November

This Is Local London: U2 are working on their 13th album

12:06pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

U2's new album - their 13th - is reportedly set to be released in November.

Stone: I'm a big Colin Firth fan

This Is Local London: Colin Firth and Emma Stone star in Magic In The Moonlight

9:49am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Emma Stone has joked about how she "upset" Colin Firth by pestering him about his previous movies while they worked together on the new Woody Allen film.

Johnson: Fast And Furious 7 special

This Is Local London: Dwayne Johnson plays Luke Hobbs in the Fast And Furious films

10:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Dwayne Johnson has revealed that Fast And Furious 7 will be a tribute to his co-star Paul Walker.

Rachel McAdams' Notebook cringe

This Is Local London: Rachel McAdams hadn't seen her audition tape for The Notebook

9:49am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Rachel McAdams has cringed after watching footage of her audition for a film she made 10 years ago.

Peaches Geldof killed by heroin

This Is Local London: Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose

10:33am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after losing her battle against addiction to the Class A drug, an inquest has heard.

Adele's son wins privacy damages

This Is Local London: Lawyers for Adele's two-year-old son have accepted a five-figure sum in damages at the High Court over paparazzi photos

10:54am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Adele's toddler son has accepted a five-figure sum in damages in settlement of a privacy case brought by his parents over paparazzi photos of his "milestone moments".

Tulisa aide sorry for Cowell remark

This Is Local London: Tulisa Contostavlos' personal assistant Gareth Varey has apologised for comments made when he was 'drunk'

2:06pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Tulisa Contostavlos' personal assistant has apologised for making claims about Simon Cowell's private life which were heard in court prior to the collapse of the singer's trial, and said he had been "drunk" at the time.

Paedophile Watkins refused appeal

This Is Local London: Ian Watkins has had his appeal bid against his sentence turned down

1:21pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Paedophile and former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has been told he cannot appeal against the length of his 29-year jail term imposed for a string of child sex offences.

Paddington trail to mark new movie

This Is Local London: The Paddington Trail is to launch in October and eventually the statues will be auctioned to raise money for charities including the NSPCC.

5:31pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Dozens of figures of Paddington are to invade London to celebrate the launch of a new movie starring the bear.

Cowell rejects private life claims

This Is Local London: Simon Cowell's lawyers say rumours about his private life brought up at Tulisa Contostavlos' trial were "untrue"

11:03am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Simon Cowell's lawyers have said claims about the media mogul's private life made during the collapsed trial of Tulisa Contostavlos were "untrue".

Avicii: Chris Martin like a brother

This Is Local London: Avicii has said Chris Martin is like a brother to him

1:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Avicii has said Chris Martin is "like a brother" to him because of all the advice he gives him, including nutritional tips.

Brand shelves Booky Wook instalment

This Is Local London: Russell Brand is not expected to continue with his My Booky Wook series

3:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Russell Brand has reportedly put a halt to the third instalment of his autobiography My Booky Wook because things are getting so serious between him and Jemima Khan.

Theroux adjusts to celebrity life

This Is Local London: Justin Theroux says he has had to get used to being in the celebrity spotlight with Jennifer Aniston

3:17pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Justin Theroux has said it has taken him a while to get used to his celebrity status now that he is engaged to Jennifer Aniston.

Paquin: Bisexuality not a problem

This Is Local London: Anna Paquin says her marriage to Stephen Moyer is not affected by her bisexuality

2:56pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Anna Paquin has said her bisexuality is not a problem for her marriage because she doesn't view the two things as mutually exclusive.

Script want Adele collaboration

This Is Local London: The Script are to release a new single and album

3:44pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The Script have revealed they would like to work with Adele.

Stars out for Guardians premiere

This Is Local London: Bradley Cooper takes a selfie with a fan at the premiere of Guardians Of The Galaxy in Los Angeles

1:44pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel and Zoe Saldana were amongst the stars who attended the world premiere of Guardians Of The Galaxy in Los Angeles.

Toy deal for Pudsey the dog

This Is Local London: Ashleigh Butler's pet Pudsey is to be made into a cuddly toy

5:48pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Pudsey the dog has put his pawprint to a licensing deal which will see him turned into a cuddly toy.

Tulisa to tell of ordeal on TV show

This Is Local London: Tulisa Contostavlos will be the subject of a BBC Three documentary

3:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Tulisa Contostavlos is ro open up about her "horrific" ordeal in a BBC Three documentary to air next week.

Cheryl throws starry wedding party

This Is Local London: Cheryl and Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini arrive at their wedding party in London

9:51am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is thought to have had just four guests at her secret wedding - so it is no surprise she wanted to celebrate her nuptials with a bigger party.

Barrymore, Ifans settle hack claims

This Is Local London: Michael Barrymore's phone was hacked

1:06pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Entertainer Michael Barrymore and actor Rhys Ifans have settled their phone hacking damages claims.

Allen: Actors are difficult to get

This Is Local London: Woody Allen has done his first podcast

12:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Woody Allen has revealed he would like to work with great actors such as Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Jack Nicholson - but said they are always busy.

Downey Jr leads Hollywood actors

This Is Local London: Robert Downey Jr has topped a list of the highest-earning actors in Hollywood for the second year running

12:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Robert Downey Jr leads the list of the highest-earning Hollywood actors for the second year running.

Kanye West: Kim is my 'dinosaur'

This Is Local London: Kanye West has talked about his wedding to Kim Kardashian (E!)

9:51am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Kanye West has cleared up some rumours about what really went on during his wedding day and explained why wife Kim Kardashian is his "dinosaur".

Simon Fuller to get honorary degree

This Is Local London: Simon Fuller will get an honorary degree

10:50am Monday 21st July 2014

Media mogul Simon Fuller, who helped guide the Spice Girls to global stardom, is to receive an honorary degree.

Cheryl's plans for wedding party

This Is Local London: Cheryl married Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini on July 7 in Mustique

10:29am Monday 21st July 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini could be celebrating her wedding with a UK bash.

SuBo takes part in Baton relay

This Is Local London: Susan Boyle has taken part in the official Baton relay for the Commonwealth Games

4:49pm Monday 21st July 2014

Susan Boyle has said she is very excited about the Commonwealth Games as she took part in the official Baton relay.

Hollywood gets cars and bikes show

This Is Local London: Paul Hollywood is said to be getting a new show about cars

10:51am Monday 21st July 2014

Paul Hollywood is reportedly set to present a new BBC series about his other great love - cars and motorbikes.

Zac Efron named 'hottest hunk'

This Is Local London: Zac Efron has been named hottest hunk of 2014 by Heat magazine readers

12:02am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Zac Efron has been named the "hottest hunk" of 2014 - ousting Tom Daley, who took top spot in the Heat magazine poll last year.

Tulisa hits out over 'entrapment'

This Is Local London: Tulisa Contostavlos arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London

12:56pm Monday 21st July 2014

Tulisa Contostavlos said her life had been "ruined for a year" after her trial for allegedly brokering a drugs deal collapsed.

Kylie and Kasabian on iTunes bill

This Is Local London: Kylie Minogue is part of the latest iTunes Festival line-up

9:45am Monday 21st July 2014

Kylie Minogue, Pharrell Williams and Kasabian are among the acts lined up to play the annual iTunes Festival this year.

Davis replaces Paxman on Newsnight

This Is Local London: Evan Davis has a new role on Newsnight

11:22am Monday 21st July 2014

Evan Davis has been announced as Jeremy Paxman's replacement on Newsnight.

Pythons bid farewell in final show

This Is Local London: The Monty Python live shows have drawn to a close

4:39pm Monday 21st July 2014

Monty Python have bid farewell to their fans in the last of their live shows at London's O2, watched by admiring stars from the world of comedy.

Fonda, Kardashian voice animation

This Is Local London: Kim Kardashian will voice an alien in American Dad

10:25am Monday 21st July 2014

Jane Fonda is among the guest voices on The Simpsons this autumn, while Kim Kardashian lends her voice in the final episode of American Dad.

Black Keys end Latitude festival

This Is Local London: The Black Keys ended the Latitude festival in Suffolk

9:58am Monday 21st July 2014

Latitude festival has come to an end with The Black Keys headlining the final night of the arts and music event.

One Direction reunite for wedding

This Is Local London: One Direction attended the wedding of Louis Tomlinson's mum

10:14am Monday 21st July 2014

One Direction got suited and booted as Louis Tomlinson's mother Johannah got married.

Levine, Prinsloo marry in Mexico

This Is Local London: Maroon 5's Adam Levine has married South African model Behati Prinsloo

11:04am Monday 21st July 2014

Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo had a wedding to remember.

Brangelina to be reunited on screen

This Is Local London: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will star together in By The Sea

11:20am Monday 21st July 2014

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are to star together once again in Angelina's new drama By The Sea.



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