10 Jun 2011

Christie Brinkley to razzle dazzle in Chicago

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Former supermodel Christie Brinkley is set to razzle dazzle audiences in the West End version of Chicago.

The 57-year-old, who inspired her then-husband Billy Joel to write the song Uptown Girl back in 1983, will head to the Cambridge Theatre for a four-week stint starting on July 11th 2011.

She will appear alongside Jonathan Wilkes as sleazy lawyer Billy Flynn and Amra-Faye Wright as fellow murderess Velma Kelly.

Brinkley is no stranger to the musical, as she has

12 May 2011

Lady Gaga goes Flamenco for French TV performance

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Lady Gaga channelled a distinctly Spanish flavour for a recent performance on French television, part of the publicity surrounding her arrival at the Cannes Film Festival.

The 25-year-old sported a black, gold and red outfit on Le Grand Journal, complete with a cape that was attached to her hair and arms for maximum swishiness.

She also wore a platinum blonde wig with a black fringe that was a little reminiscent of Cruella de Vil as she sang hits such as Born This Way.

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10 May 2011

Palace sightseers are treated to flashmob – by royal appointment

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It seems you can't go anywhere these days without getting caught up in a flashmob – and Buckingham Palace is no exception.

Tourists gathered outside the royal residence to watch the Changing of the Guard were surprised when four dancers suddenly emerged from the Queen Victoria memorial and began body popping and generally strutting their stuff.

The group grew in size as the routine went on and eventually there were more than 100 inside the gates of the palace to entertain

26 Apr 2011

Britain still approves of the monarchy, research finds

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Plenty of people will be settling down to watch Prince William marry Kate Middleton this Friday (April 29th 2011), if one study is anything to go by.

According to a Guardian/ICM poll, 67 per cent of Brits still think the monarch is relevant to life in the country today, while 75 per cent think the royal wedding will cheer people up.

Some 47 per cent revealed they will be watching our future king say his 'I dos' – although 49 per cent admitted they are more excited

08 Apr 2011

Chance to pee on Hitler proves attraction for German museum

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Visitors to a museum in Germany have the chance to urinate on Hitler, something which is apparently proving to be a big attraction.

Michael Berger, 69, has opened the museum in Wiesbaden to showcase all things toilet-related.

He has antique loo seats, toilet roll holders shaped to look like paint rollers and even decorative cleaning brushes for people who want to admire some more exciting than their own at home.

However, a stand-out favourite is a urinal designed just

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