Interviewing celebrities can be a hazardous job. If they’re not telling you to “f*** off”, they’re making you cry.
Boys, you have two months to get rid of that beer gut and practise your chat-up lines – Kiwi supermodel Rachel Hunter, right, is coming home, and she’s single. Hunter is back as a judge for the second series of New Zealand’s Got Talent – joining OpShop lead singer Jason Kerrison and J-Lo’s ex-husband Cris Judd – and she will be home in July to start filming.
If you want a hotel in London this weekend, good luck. With the always-popular Chelsea Flower Show in full bloom , hotel availability was already at a premium.
On Saturday, May 14, as the final whistle ended a 1-1 draw in the English Premier League between Blackburn Rovers and Manchester United, a man looking perhaps a shade younger than his 69 years began dancing around and hugging everyone in sight. If Sir Alex Ferguson, United’s manager, looked like a bit of a dork as he usually does when celebrating nobody cared.
It’s three hours before a Dallas Mavericks home basketball game, and team owner Mark Cuban is sitting with his bare feet on the coffee table, surfing satellite-TV offerings on five huge screens in his courtside suite at the American Airlines Center. Clicking on Channel 199, he pauses to watch a bikini-clad woman conducting a tour of an Egyptian temple
Sometime in the next few weeks, Facebook will officially log its 500 millionth active citizen. If the website were granted terra firma, it would be the world’s third largest country by population, two-thirds bigger than the U.S
France’s football league president has said the decision to postpone Sunday’s match between PSG and Marseille because of swine flu was not the catalyst for violent clashes between rival fans.
Champions Barcelona bounced back from a dismal week to return to the top of the Spanish league with a 6-1 crushing of Real Zaragoza on Sunday night. There they may be free from the hunter’s rifle, but they are not completely free from human contact or immune to the conflict between the two sides
Liverpool silenced their critics with a pulsating 2-0 victory over Manchester United to revive their English Premier League title hopes in a match at Anfield which saw both teams end with 10 men.
Barclays have agreed a new three-year title sponsorship deal with the English Premier League which will be worth around $135million to top-flight clubs. The bank has sponsored the Premier League since 2004 and their current three-year contract, which expires next year, was worth $108m.