Chris Cornell: Friends and family at Soundgarden singer's funeral

Friends and family of rock singer Chris Cornell have paid their respects at his funeral service in Los Angeles. Actors Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Josh Brolin attended as well as singers Pharrell Williams and Courtney Love. Dozens of fans congregated outside the Hollywood Forever Cemetery to say goodbye to the grunge rocker. Cornell, who killed himself earlier this month, battled throughout much of his career against drug and alcohol addiction in addition to depression….

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Baywatch: Amazing or awful?

It’s strange to go to the cinema and come out feeling like you’ve seen an utterly brilliant film and a truly awful film at the same time – but the new Baywatch really does tick both boxes. There’s no getting away from it – the big-screen adaptation of the 1990s TV series is simply two hours of pure entertainment. The action sequences are huge, the soundtrack is awesome, and the people are ludicrously good looking….

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Manchester attack: Ariana Grande plans benefit gig

Ariana Grande is to return to Manchester to play a benefit gig for the victims of the attack at her concert on Monday. The American star said her “heart, prayers and deepest condolences” were with the victims of the Manchester attack. “I don’t want go the rest of the year without being able to see and hold and uplift my fans,” the singer added. Twenty-two people were killed in the explosion at the Manchester Arena….

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Manchester attack: Take That to play gig at Man City's stadium

Take That will stage a stadium concert in Manchester next month instead of returning to the city’s arena, where they had been due to play three shows. The Mancunian man band were scheduled to perform at the arena from Thursday 25 to Saturday 27 May. But those gigs were postponed after the bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead on Monday. Instead of rescheduling the arena gigs, Take That have…

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7 times Katie Hopkins hit the headlines

Katie Hopkins first came to the public’s attention as a contestant on The Apprentice in 2006. But since then she has built up a reputation as a controversial broadcaster and writer. LBC announced she will be leaving the station with immediate effect, just over a year after she joined to host a weekly show. Here are some of her most controversial moments from recent years. Manchester bombing comments Earlier this week, Hopkins caused anger with…

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Katie Hopkins to leave LBC 'immediately'

Broadcaster Katie Hopkins is to leave her show on LBC “immediately”, the radio station has said. The presenter, who first rose to prominence as a contestant on The Apprentice in 2006, joined LBC last April. Hopkins is also a newspaper columnist and appeared in Celebrity Big Brother in 2015, finishing in second place. She is known for her controversial opinions and regularly attracts criticism for her views. Hopkins has continued tweeting since the announcement but…

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Mario Testino to display 'precious' art pieces

The extensive private art collection of the legendary photographer Mario Testino is to go on public display for the first time in the UK. More than 400 works by artists including Tracey Emin and Gilbert & George will go on show at Sotheby’s in London, before being sold at auction. Testino is known for his glamorous, vibrant photos of the rich and famous. He describes his art collection as “precious” and “a document of my…

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