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Royals' rickshaw ride to Pakistan banquet

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive by rickshaw for a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew CMG at the National Monument in Islamabad (Owen Humphreys/PA Wire) The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in style to a special reception in Pakistan, opting for a rickshaw...

Houston on Rock Hall of Fame nominee list

This combination photo shows Notorious B.I.G. and singer Whitney Houston are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (AP Photo) Late pop superstar Whitney Houston, rock group Dave Matthews Band and murdered hip-hop artist The Notorious B.I.G. were among first-time nominees announced on Tuesday for...

K-Pop star and actress Sulli found dead

This undated file photo shows South Korean singer and actress Sulli, who was found dead at her residence in Seongnam, south of Seoul, South Korea, 14 October 2019. A probe into the cause of her death is currently underway. EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT South Korean pop star and actress Sulli has...

William, Kate arrive for Pakistan tour

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (L) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (C) are greeted by Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (R) as they arrive in Islamabad, Pakistan, 14 October 2019. The British royals arrived for a tour of Pakistan from 14 to 18 October 2019. EPA/NEIL HALL  The Duke...

Nation's biggest Harry Potter shop opening

Harry Potter's Hogwarts acceptance letter from the film Photo credit: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire Australians who struggle to look at passing owls without checking whether they are holding a Hogwarts acceptance letter will soon have a new place to indulge some of their wildest Harry Potter fantasies. The largest Harry Potter store in...

Natalie Imbruglia welcomes first child

Natalie Imbruglia said her "heart is bursting" after welcoming her first child. The Australian singer-songwriter, whose hits include Torn and Wrong Impression, gave birth to a boy named Max Valentine and announced the news on Instagram. Alongside a picture of the newborn's hand clutching her thumb, she wrote: "Welcome to the world.....

South Park 'apologise' after China ban

The creators of US TV series South Park have responded to their latest controversy in true South Park fashion. After reports surfaced the Comedy Central show had been scrubbed from Chinese internet and social media sites in response to their latest episode, Trey Parker and Matt Stone issued a mock apology:...

Musician, Cream drummer Ginger Baker dies

Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive British musician who was best known for his time with the power trio Cream, has died at 80, his family says. Baker's family said on Twitter that he died on Sunday: "We are very sad to say that Ginger has passed away peacefully in hospital...

Weinstein loses bid to have trial moved

Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has lost his bid to get his upcoming rape trial moved out of New York City, where he has said intense media scrutiny would make it impossible for him to get a fair...

Kiss to play for South Australian sharks

File, in this Aug. 29, 2019 file photo, KISS performs at the Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati. In front from left are Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer and Paul Stanley. Eric Singer is in the back on drums. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File) Having played nearly every corner of the Earth in...