16 Aug 2011

Glasgow turns into Philadelphia for Brad Pitt’s zombie flick

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Anyone walking around Glasgow in the coming weeks should not be alarmed if they see American street signs rather than the British ones they are used to.

This is because the Scottish city is temporarily being turned into Philadelphia so it can be used as the location for World War Z, the new zombie movie starring Brad Pitt.

Stars and stripes flags are being raised above buildings and fake store fronts are being brought in to turn Glasgow into an all-American metropolis, albeit

16 Aug 2011

Lady Gaga to go all Christmassy with grotto in Barney’s

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Lady Gaga may be inspired to wear Christmas fancy dress in November when she opens up a new grotto-style shop in New York department store Barney's.

The pop star will launch Gaga's Grotto in November and is to sell a range of items, including jewellery by designer Nicola Formichetti.

There will also be Gaga's Workshop gift items for people to treat their loved ones to while raising money for charity.

A whole floor of the legendary store is to be given over to

15 Aug 2011

Kristen Stewart: I love me a vampire

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Kristen Stewart may be tempted to sport vampire fancy dress when the Twilight saga ends, as she has revealed she is a big fan of the supernatural creatures.

The actress told Bang Showbiz she first read Stephanie Meyer's novels as a teenager – before being cast as Bella Swann – and really related to the story and its characters.

"I f***ing love me a vampire. I was 17 when I read Twilight and at the time it was so perfect for me.

"Vampires are a little

15 Aug 2011

Bungling thieves leave store empty-handed after TNT gaffe

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A trio of bungling thieves in Zimbabwe ended up leaving a store they had tried to rob empty-handed after making a critical error in their planning.

The criminals broke into a service station close to Harare and tied up a shop assistant, according to the Metro.

Next, they headed to the safe and set up some explosives around it in order to free the money inside.

However, they appear to have been a little over-zealous with the TNT and instead of blowing the door open, they obliterated

12 Aug 2011

Part of line-up announced for Michael Jackson tribute concert

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Some of the line-up for a Michael Jackson tribute concert set to take place in Cardiff has now been announced, fans of the singer may be interested to hear.

Confirmed for the one-off event at the Millennium Stadium are Cee-Lo Green, Leona Lewis, Craig David, Christina Aguilera and – even though we thought they fizzled out nearly a decade ago – Alien Ant Farm.

However, they did cover Smooth Criminal in a rock style back in 2001, so perhaps that's why they were approached for

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