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Fashion icon De La Renta dies

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died at the age of 82 after a reported 10-year cancer battle.

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Buffy star seeks help after arrest

Actor Nicholas Brendon has apologised for his arrest stemming from a drunken dispute at an Idaho hotel.

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Diamond digs deep to get ‘real gold’

One of the bestselling singer-songwriters of all time bares his artistic soul ahead of album releaase.

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Twin passion excludes men

Jennifer Lopez, 45, doesn’t want to find another boyfriend because she is concentrating on looking after her children.

Australian wins Booker Prize

Richard Flanagan's 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North's wins prestigious Man Booker literature prize.