Butler's sympathy for singer Duffy

York Press: Bernard Butler co-produced and performed on soul siren Duffy's 2008 Grammy-winning debut album Rockferry

3:33pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Ex-Suede guitarist Bernard Butler has said he has sympathy for Welsh singer Duffy after her music career stalled - despite her firing him.

Organisers cancel Oxegen festival

York Press: Ireland's Oxegen music festival will not be held this year

1:21pm Sunday 20th April 2014

One of Ireland's best known music festivals has been cancelled this year.

Sex symbols have fat legs: Everett

York Press: Rupert Everett has taken a playful pop at some of the biggest female stars on the planet

10:55am Sunday 20th April 2014

They are sex symbols idolised by millions but Beyonce, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian have fallen foul of famously catty actor Rupert Everett - who says they have fat legs.

Debut number one single for Kiesza

York Press: Canadian singer songwriter Kiesza 25, who has gone straight in at number one with her debut single

7:12pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Canadian singer songwriter Kiesza has gone straight in at number one with her debut single.

Neeson picketed by animal activists

York Press: Liam Neeson has been targeted by animal rights activists

9:45pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Animal rights activists protesting outside Liam Neeson's home say they do not agree with him that New York's carriage horses should keep working.

Urban music showcased at live event

York Press: DJ MistaJam will be at Radio 1Xtra Live

8:28pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Another live music event is to take place in Scotland, adding to BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend.

Striker Suarez interviews Sir Paul

York Press: Sir Paul McCartney was interviewed by footballer Luis Suarez in Montevideo

3:11pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez turned interviewer as he quizzed one of the city's favourite sons, Sir Paul McCartney.

Record Store day celebrates vinyl

York Press: Adam Ant performs in Berwick Street, London, celebrating Record Store Day

12:22pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Performers and music lovers have gathered at hundreds of independent music stores in an annual celebration of vinyl records.

Allergy-hit Cyrus postpones US tour

York Press: Miley Cyrus has postponed her US tour until August

2:08am Saturday 19th April 2014

Miley Cyrus is postponing her US tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.

Freeman: I didn't watch Fargo film

York Press: Martin Freeman plays insurance salesman Lester Nygaard in the Fargo TV series

8:51am Friday 18th April 2014

Martin Freeman has revealed he stayed away from watching the Fargo film, once he signed on for the TV version.

Prince settles Warner Bros dispute

York Press: Prince has won a legal battle with Warner Bros

8:19pm Friday 18th April 2014

Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded for Warner Bros Records after years of disputes and battles with the label.

DeHaan: R-Patz and I chilled out

York Press: Dane DeHaan will star in Life with Robert Pattinson

8:51am Friday 18th April 2014

Dane DeHaan has revealed that he made no attempt to become friends with Robert Pattinson before they started filming Life.

Hardy to play Kray twins in film

York Press: Tom Hardy will take on the tricky task of playing both Ronnie and Reggie Kray simultaneously

1:11pm Friday 18th April 2014

Hollywood star Tom Hardy has confirmed he will play both Kray twins in a new film about the East End gangsters.

'Posh' violinist wows BGT judges

York Press: David Walliams was impressed by a classical violinist

12:17am Saturday 19th April 2014

Britain's Got Talent goes posh tonight when a classical violinist takes a bow on the hit show.

Doctor Who 'best news' for Miller

York Press: Ben Miller is very excited about portraying a baddie in Doctor Who

8:51am Friday 18th April 2014

Ben Miller has revealed that getting a role as a Doctor Who villain is thrilling.

Easter Monday funeral for Peaches

York Press: Peaches Geldof's funeral will be held on Easter Monday.

9:53am Friday 18th April 2014

Peaches Geldof's funeral will be held on Easter Monday at the same church where the funeral of her mother, Paula Yates, was held.

Baby boy for Mandela film star Elba

York Press: Idris Elba has become a father for the second time

3:55pm Friday 18th April 2014

Hollywood star Idris Elba has become a father for the second time.

Thompson: 'Free love' too tricky

York Press: Emma Thompson stars in The Love Punch

8:51am Friday 18th April 2014

Emma Thompson has said she doesn't believe in "free love" - but it might be a good idea for couples to take a "sabbatical" every so often.

Director 'has abuse claims alibi'

York Press: Michael Egan has accused X-Men franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager (AP)

11:23pm Friday 18th April 2014

Hollywood director Bryan Singer has credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first film in the X-Men franchise which show that he was not in Hawaii when it is claimed he sexually abused a 17-year-old boy, his lawyer has said.

Steve Jones presents morning show

York Press: Steve Jones is to host a new Saturday morning show for Channel 4

8:51am Friday 18th April 2014

Steve Jones has signed up to front a Saturday morning TV show with Lisa Snowdon.

Lyrics leave fans scratching heads

York Press: Ozzy Osbourne's lyrics bemuse music fans

12:02am Friday 18th April 2014

Ozzy Osbourne and Lady Gaga's songs leave fans scratching their heads - the singers have topped a poll of acts whose lyrics people find most difficult to make out.

BBC's George Alagiah has cancer

York Press: George Alagiah has been diagnosed with bowel cancer

2:17pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Newsreader George Alagiah has been diagnosed with bowel cancer and is to be off air for the near future while he receives treatment.

Loach and Leigh vie for Palme d'Or

York Press: Ken Loach will compete for the Palme d'Or at Cannes this year

1:32pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Ken Loach and Mike Leigh will go head to head for one of cinema's most coveted prizes at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

BBC's Shetland gets a third series

York Press: Douglas Henshall stars in crime drama Shetland, which has been renewed for a third series

10:17am Thursday 17th April 2014

Douglas Henshall is set to reprise his role in a third series of Shetland, which has been recommissioned by the BBC.

Coldplay announce Albert Hall show

York Press: Coldplay will perform at London's Royal Albert Hall

9:26am Thursday 17th April 2014

Coldplay are to perform at London's Royal Albert Hall as part of a select series of dates to launch the band's forthcoming album Ghost Stories.

Goldberg column backs marijuana

York Press: Whoopi Goldberg has said she loves her marijuana-vapourising pen.

12:17am Friday 18th April 2014

Whoopi Goldberg has said she loves her marijuana-vapourising pen.

Haunted House's Wayans on his fears

York Press: Marlon Wayans at the world premiere of A Haunted House 2

9:50am Thursday 17th April 2014

Marlon Wayans and the cast of A Haunted House 2 have revealed the things they are most scared of as the horror spoof sequel received a world premiere.

Corbett reveals toilet trap traumas

York Press: Ronnie Corbett has appeared on Graham Norton's TV show

11:09am Thursday 17th April 2014

Ronnie Corbett has told how he has a habit of getting locked in the loo when he is at major events.

Sam Bailey says baby will be a girl

York Press: Sam Bailey is expecting her third child

10:11am Thursday 17th April 2014

Sam Bailey has announced that her third child will be a girl.

Pike: I hadn't seen a Bond film

York Press: Rosamund Pike starred alongside Pierce Brosnan in Die Another Day

11:09am Thursday 17th April 2014

Rosamund Pike has admitted that she had never seen a James Bond film before she was cast in Die Another Day.

Stallone: Expendables 3 is an event

York Press: Sylvester Stallone will be back as Barney Ross in The Expendables 3

9:26am Thursday 17th April 2014

Sylvester Stallone has teased that the third Expendables film is "an event film", because of the huge cast.

Arnett files for Poehler divorce

York Press: Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are getting divorced

10:43am Thursday 17th April 2014

Will Arnett has filed for divorce from Amy Poehler more than 18 months after the comedians announced their separation, according to court records.

Brad Pitt teams up with Groupon

York Press: Brad Pitt founded Make It Right in 2007

9:33am Thursday 17th April 2014

Brad Pitt is offering fans with deep pockets - and a spare £15,000 - the chance to meet the star at a charity event.

Depp says Heard age gap no problem

York Press: Johnny Depp doesn't think his age gap with Amber Heard is a problem

10:23am Thursday 17th April 2014

Johnny Depp has said that the 23-year age gap between himself and fiancee Amber Heard is not an issue.

Singer's attorney denies claims

York Press: Bryan Singer's lawyer has described a lawsuit against the director as 'absurd and defamatory'

10:11am Thursday 17th April 2014

An aspiring actor has accused X-Men director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager.

Binoche reveals son's Oscar peeling

York Press: Juliette Binoche was given a replacement Oscar statuette

11:29am Thursday 17th April 2014

Juliette Binoche has revealed she was given a replacement Oscar - after her son peeled the paint off it.

Upton's embarrassment at bikini run

York Press: Kate Upton says her co-stars helped her feel comfortable filming The Other Woman

9:31am Thursday 17th April 2014

Kate Upton has admitted she felt uncomfortable running around in her bikini filming her new movie.

AC/DC to continue, vow band members

York Press: AC/DC will continue to make music without Malcolm Young

1:32pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AC/DC have vowed to carry on making music, but confirmed ill guitarist Malcolm Young is "taking a break" from the line-up.

Hardy in demand at Locke premiere

York Press: Tom Hardy at the premiere of Locke in Birmingham

10:55pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Tom Hardy has been greeting fans on the red carpet as his new thriller Locke enjoyed its premiere.

McCarthy and Wahlberg engaged

York Press: Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy are engaged

6:48pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Jenny McCarthy has announced that she is engaged to Donnie Wahlberg.

Cameron Diaz talks animal instinct

York Press: Cameron Diaz stars in The Other Woman

9:15am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Cameron Diaz has said it is not natural to be monogamous.

Thornton knows roles to turn down

York Press: Billy Bob Thornton says it's important to pick the right characters

9:15am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Billy Bob Thornton has said that the secret to a successful acting career is to know which roles to say no to.

Corden tries to prank Harry Styles

York Press: Harry Styles didn't fall for James Corden's prank

9:15am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Harry Styles rumbled James Corden when the actor tried to prank his friend on Michael McIntyre's chat show.

Welsh stars in Dylan Thomas venture

York Press: Sir Tom Jones will have a part in the production of Under Milk Wood

12:03am Thursday 17th April 2014

Welsh stars including Sir Tom Jones, Katherine Jenkins and Michael Sheen are teaming up for a new hour-long TV version of Dylan Thomas' play Under Milk Wood.

Cyrus in hospital after axing show

York Press: Miley Cyrus cancelled a concert in the US after suffering a reaction to antibiotics

9:15am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Miley Cyrus has been taken to hospital and has cancelled a concert after suffering a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

Silverstone: Labour was almost sexy

York Press: Alicia Silverstone welcomed her son Bear in 2011

11:15am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Alicia Silverstone has said being in labour with her son was "almost sexy".

Weller hails privacy damages ruling

York Press: Paul Weller was unhappy at pictures being taken of his children

11:21am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Paul Weller has spoken of his absolute delight at winning £10,000 privacy damages for three of his children whose faces were "plastered" over a newspaper website.

AC/DC guitarist 'too ill to play'

York Press: AC/DC's Malcolm Young (far left) is said to be too ill to perform

11:33am Wednesday 16th April 2014

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is too ill to play live and unlikely to record again, according to one of his friends.

Paxman slams BBC bosses' pay-offs

York Press: Jeremy Paxman thinks the BBC can be 'smug'

11:15am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Jeremy Paxman has described the BBC as "smug" and criticised senior staff being paid huge sums "merely for walking out of the door".

Morrissey memoir translation halted

York Press: Morrissey has rejected requests to translate his autobiography

9:15am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Morrissey has dismissed attempts to publish translations of his bestselling memoir.



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