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According to reports, Joni Mitchell was found unconscious at her home in Bel-Air on March 31. Picture: Getty

Joni Mitchell hospitalised in Los Angeles

JONI Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the singer’s Twitter account and website.

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Jill Dando was shot dead outside her home in 1999. Picture: PA

Police ‘ignored’ Jill Dando rape and kidnap threat

A TELEVISION presenter who worked with Jill Dando has said the pair received similar kidnap and rape threats just weeks before the Crimewatch star was murdered.

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Trump wishes to further expand the resort at Menie Estate in Aberdeenshire. Picture: Dan Phillips

Turnberry the jewel in Donald Trump golfing crown

TURNBERRY is getting the full “Trump treatment” as its billionaire owner bids to turn the Ayrshire resort into the jewel in his golfing crown.


The former Top Gear presenter was dropped from the show after an alteration with a producer. Picture: AFP/Getty

Clarkson: Top Gear producer won’t press charges

THE Top Gear producer attacked by Jeremy Clarkson in a fracas which cost the BBC presenter his job has said he does not want to press charges against his former colleague.

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Sir Chris hopes his new hero will inspire children to get cycling. Picture: Getty

Sir Chris Hoy to write books for children

THE first in a series of children’s books co-written by Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy will be on the shelves in March next year.

Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Harry Styles of One Direction. Picture: PA

Zayn Malik leaves One Direction, but band goes on

ZAYN Malik has left One Direction, the band said in a statement today.


Jeremy Clarkson leaving his home in London earlier today. Picture: PA

Jeremy Clarkson sacked and ‘may be charged’

JEREMY Clarkson has been sacked by the BBC for attacking a Top Gear producer and could face assault charges after police asked for a copy of the corporation’s report into the “fracas”.


Jolie said that her children will never have to say Mom died of ovarian cancer. Picture: Getty

Angelina Jolie decision to remove ovaries praised

CANCER charities last night praised actress Angelina Jolie for choosing preventative surgery to reduce her risk of dying from the disease.


Lil' Chris, who has died aged 24 in his hometown of Lowestoft. Picture: PA

Reality TV star Lil’ Chris dead aged 24

REALITY TV star and singer Lil’ Chris has died aged 24 in his hometown of Lowestoft.

Sir Sean Connery has been named Scotland's favourite actor in a new poll. Picture: Toby Williams

Sir Sean Connery tops favourite Scots actor poll

SIR Sean Connery has been voted Scotland’s favourite actor in a cinema poll.


Jeremy Clarkson's future as a Top Gear presenter remains in doubt. Picture: PA

Top Gear will thrive without Clarkson – ex-Stig

BEN Collins, the racing driver who was The Stig on Top Gear for eight years, has said that the BBC show could thrive without Jeremy Clarkson.


Andy Murray in action at the Davis Cup in Glasgow last week. Picture: Getty

Roger Federer gatecrashes Andy Murray Twitter Q&A

ANDY MURRAY’s Twitter account went into “meltdown” after arch-rival Roger Federer joined in with a scheduled fan Q&A session.

Jeremy Clarkson attends the match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-GermaiN. Picture: Getty

Jeremy Clarkson ‘told BBC chiefs’ about fracas

JEREMY Clarkson reportedly told BBC bosses about the fracas which led to his suspension himself, as a family who witnessed the incident claimed the Top Gear star told his colleague he would have him fired.


Former footballers Gary Mabbutt, second left, and Paul Gascoigne, second right, arrive at the High Court in London. Picture: PA

Phone hacking ‘ruined my life’ - Paul Gascoigne

PAUL Gascoigne told the High Court hacking trial in London yesterday that he would like to trade in his mobile phone for a coffin as he has “no life”.


Jeremy Clarkson leaves his home in London, as he laughed off his latest controversy telling reporters he was 'just off to the job centre'. Picture: PA

350,000 sign petition for Jeremy Clarkson return

MORE than 350,000 people had signed an online petition last night calling for Jeremy Clarkson to be reinstated as presenter of Top Gear.


Robin Thicke outside court. Pic: Getty Images

Listen: Blurred Lines v Marvin Gaye dispute

THE FAMILY of Marvin Gaye has been awarded $7.4 million after a jury ruled Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied it to create hit song Blurred Lines. But just how similar are the songs? Listen here to find out.


Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson, who has been suspended by the BBC following a 'fracas' with a producer. Picture: PA

Jeremy Clarkson suspended for ‘punching producer’

TOP Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended after he allegedly punched a producer.


Actor and UN ambassador Emma Watson. Picture: PA

Emma Watson nude photos: Actor ‘raging’ at hoax

EMMA Watson has said she was “raging” after a hoax website threatened to release nude photos of her online.

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Jason plays Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue, opposite Raymond Coulthard. Picture: TSPL

Jason Donovan on his role in the King’s Speech

HE’S landed his dream role on the stage in The King’s Speech, now all Jason Donovan wants is for audiences to come and see it

Kim Kardashian: from brunette to the 'Suicide Blonde'. Picture: Getty

Lori Anderson: Kim Kardashian & the bad hair day

THE author Barbara Taylor Bradford says her mood is determined by her hair. She’s not the only one, says Lori Anderson

Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart in To Have and Have Not. Picture: Kobal

Tiffany Jenkins: What would Lauren Bacall do?

MOVIE stars from Hollywood’s golden age have much to teach us today about grace, sex and being a grown-up, says Tiffany Jenkins.

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A group of men view the wreckage of the light aircraft. Picture: Getty

US considers new Buddy Holly plane crash probe

SAFETY investigators in the United States say they are reviewing a request to reopen a probe into the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly.


Former Scotland football captain Colin Hendry, who has been charged with drink driving. Picture: PA

Colin Hendry faces drink-driving charge

FORMER Scotland football captain Colin Hendry will appear in court today accused of drink driving.

Ellie Goulding is set to play the Glasgow Summer Sessions. Picture: SWNS

Ellie Goulding set for Glasgow Summer Sessions

Singer Ellie Goulding has been announced as the main support at a Glasgow music festival to be headlined by chart-topping DJ Calvin Harris.

David Walliams has reportedly split with wife Lara Stone. Picture: Getty

David Walliams splits from wife Lara Stone

Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams is reported to have split from his wife, Lara Stone.


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