June 15, 2021

Entertainment

Sting has paid tribute to a former pupil he taught in the 1970s who has died.

Like so many musicians Jack Savoretti is finding it tough not being able to promote his new record on the road like he usually would.

Actress Lisa Banes has died 10 days after being injured in a hit-and-run accident in New York City, police have confirmed.

Martin Bashir was a "serial liar on an industrial scale" and "took us all in", former BBC bosses have told MPs during a hearing into the Princess Diana interview scandal.

Filmmaker Lin-Manuel Miranda has said he is "truly sorry" for a lack of Afro-Latino actors in lead roles for his new musical In The Heights, saying: "We fell short."

One of EastEnders' biggest villains is back - with actress Charlie Brooks set to return as Janine Butcher after more than seven years.

Chrissy Teigen has returned to social media and apologised for cyberbullying, saying: "I was a troll, full stop, and I am so sorry".

There has been a worldwide focus on mental health in recent years, with awareness campaigns attracting royal and political support - particularly during the pandemic.

A self-portrait caricature drawing by Kurt Cobain has sold at auction for more than $281,000 (£199,000).

Comedian Katherine Ryan has given birth to her second child, just two weeks after announcing her pregnancy.

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