News archive from 12 February 2011, page 18

Bieber stuns with bald TV skit

Bieber stuns with bald TV skit

Justin Bieber gave fans a shock during an appearance on U.S. TV - he sported a bald look after presenter Jimmy Kimmel "shaved" the star's head. The Baby hitmaker's trademark long locks have made him a hit with teenage girls, but he showed... performs with idol Brown performs with idol Brown

Black Eyed Peas frontman saw his childhood dreams come true on Thursday as he shared the stage with R&B veteran Bobby Brown. The Boom Boom Pow hitmakers entertained crowds at their seventh annual Peapod Benefit Concert in Los Angeles....


The Elliston Grill, Elliston Bridge Cottage, Beith Rd, Howwood

ACCORDING to the business card I picked up on the way out, The Elliston Grill is "the home of good honest food". Well, it's also in pole position to be the home of our next Hot Plate Award. This is exactly the sort of place I should be...


It's emotional knowing how much cooks have riding on Masterchef, says John Torode

ON PAPER, it would appear to be a recipe for filler telly - a show watched by few and destined to be stuck in the middle of the daytime schedules. Ingredients? A bunch of real people, TV cameras, cookers and a challenge to make something to eat. It's...


Troubled Hollywood star Charlie Sheen gives lecture to students

BADBOY actor Charlie Sheen turned up to a university baseball session in LA - and ended up giving a lecture. Baseball fanatic Sheen, 45 - who played a pitcher called Wild Thing in the movie Major League - had been invited to join the UCLA team and a...


Wave of Tunisian migrant arrivals alarms Italy

In two days 1,114 migrants arrived at Lampedusa, a Sicilian island closer to Africa than mainland Italy, including 113 on a large boat and nine Tunisians who were rescued from a small dinghy before it sank. Hundreds of migrants slept under open skies...


MoD investigating possible link between two crashes at RAF Lossiemouth

DEFENCE chiefs are investigating whether two Tornado crashes in 15 days are linked. A two-man crew had to eject from their £9.4million jet on Thursday while landing at RAF Lossiemouth. The pilot and navigator escaped serious injury. On January 27,...

Algerian police crack down on protesters

Algerian police crack down on protesters

Thousands of riot police have been deployed in the capital of Algeria to stop an anti-government demonstration from gathering the momentum of the protests that forced out the Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak. About 50 protesters managed to reach the...

Egypt the day after Mubarak quits - live

Egypt the day after Mubarak quits - live

10.39am: Protesters camped out in Cairo are divided about whether to stay or go amid the uncertainty over their country's future, AP reports. Shopkeeper Gomaa Abdel-Maqsoud says he's been in Tahrir Square since the protests began on Jan. 25 and is...


Diary of a separation

We have been splitting up for ages. God, I had no idea it would take this long. Why doesn't anyone warn you? It's like one of those Ironman races, a marathon of crying, drinking, talking in circles and sleep deprivation. X has started smoking again...



A shocking start by Rory McIlroy and a poor one by Tiger Woods allowed Sergio Garcia to take over at the top in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic today. In much more windy conditions overnight leader McIlroy bogeyed the first three holes and slumped...

Daily Star, 10:59 in Sport


Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp admits the prospect of playing in next year's Europa League fills him with dread. Spurs have spent most of the season either in or around the four Champions League qualifying places. The north London side beat Bolton...

Daily Star, 10:59 in Sport

OAP is knocked down and killed by bus while out shopping

AN elderly woman has died after she was hit by a bus whi le out shopping. The 81-year-old, who has not been named, was knocked down at about 3.20pm on the Seagate in Dundee. Ryan Wighton, 15, a fourth-year pupil at the city's Harris Academy, arrived...


Fund for murdered teenager Reamonn Gormley pulls in £4000

Celtic fans set up a fund in tribute to murdered Reamonn Gormley - and raised thousands of pounds in just a few hours. The 19-year-old was stabbed to death last week while walking home from a pub in Blantyre. He had become an internet star through...


Jeremy Bamber will die in prison after killer's appeal attempt is rejected

FARMHOUSE killer Jeremy Bamber last night faced dying behind bars after he was told he will not get a new appeal. Bamber, 51, is serving a whole life term for the slaughter of his parents, sister and her twin sons. He had hoped the Criminal Cases...


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