George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

2014-07-24 01:00

A tree planted in Los Angeles to honour former Beatle George Harrison has been killed — by beetles.

Elaine Stritch salty star of Broadway dies at 89

2014-07-18 10:03

Elaine Stritch, a husky-voiced actress whose performances over six decades lit up New York's Broadway and London's West End has died.

Last original Ramones member dies

2014-07-14 09:55

Tommy Ramone, the last original member of the punk band Ramones, has died at age 65.

Lou Reed's estate worth over $20m, executors say

2014-07-02 20:00

Lou Reed has left an estate worth over $20m, his executors said in a new court filing that provides a glimpse of the value of the musical rights and other assets he acquired during a more than 40-year career.

The top 5 Michael Jackson videos of all time

2014-06-25 11:12

It’s been 5 years since the King of Pop’s passing and we decided to take this opportunity to highlight his amazing videos that changed the face of music television.

Loco-Motion songwriter Gerry Goffin dies

2014-06-20 09:01

Songwriter Gerry Goffin, co-author of hits ranging from dance classic The Loco-Motion to Whitney Houston's Saving All My Love For You, has died, his ex-wife Carole King has said.

Metro FM DJ Eddie Zondi mourned

2014-06-17 08:22

Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has conveyed his condolences to the family of Metro FM radio DJ Eddie Zondi.

Radio legend Eddie Zondi dies

2014-06-16 13:30

Metro FM DJ Eddie Zondi has died after suffering a heart attack.

Actress Ruby Dee dies

2014-06-12 20:18

Her long career brought her an Oscar nomination at age 83. She also won an Emmy and was nominated for several others. Age didn't slow her down.

British comedian Rik Mayall dies at 56

2014-06-09 18:11

Rik Mayall, one of a generation of performers that injected post-punk energy into British comedy, has died aged 56.

Filmmaker and activist Nelson 'Nana' Mahomo dies

2014-06-03 14:51

Filmmaker and anti-apartheid activist, Nelson "Nana" Mahomo has died aged 84, the Association for Transformation in Film and Television has said.

Giuliana and Bill Rancic reveal that surrogate miscarried their baby

2014-06-02 12:01

Bill and Giuliana Rancic is going through a very difficult and emotional time after their surrogate suffered a miscarriage.

Tupac Shakur's final words revealed!

2014-05-23 13:38

Tupac Shakur's final words were revealed by retired Las Vegas police officer Chris Carroll who was the first to arrive on the scene when he was fatally shot in 1996.

Johnny Clegg vocalist shot dead

2014-05-18 17:16

One of Johnny Clegg's backing vocalists has been shot and killed during a robbery in Troyville, Johannesburg.

Pixie Geldof working to get over Peaches' death

2014-05-05 05:30

Pixie Geldof has turned to work and focusing on a solo music career as she looks to distract herself following the tragic death of her sister Peaches.


Movie, TV legend James Garner dies

2014-07-20 15:22

Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western Maverick led to a stellar career in TV and films, has died aged 86.

Nadine Gordimer: In her own words

2014-07-15 20:00

In a wonderfully moving piece Emma Thelwell explores the mind of the wordsmith.

Michael Jackson documentary in fresh legal row

2014-07-11 01:00

A company making a Michael Jackson documentary is seeking an injunction against the late star's estate after alleging they have tried to block the sale and release of the film.

Julia Roberts blamed in sister's suicide note

2014-07-02 13:37

Nancy Motes' suicide note blamed her mother and "so-called siblings", including half-sister Julia Roberts, for sending her into a deep depression.

Veteran character actor Eli Wallach dies

2014-06-26 18:30

Actor Eli Wallach, star of Good, Bad and the Ugly and The Magnificent Seven, has died at 98.

3T ending hiatus to take up Michael Jackson legacy

2014-06-25 09:51

Michael Jackson's nephews and heirs to his musical talent say they are ready to take up his legacy, ending a 15-year hiatus prolonged by his dispute with Sony and untimely death.

Body of murdered porn star found in Italy's Lake Garda

2014-06-20 11:49

The body of a porn star has been recovered by police from Italy's Lake Garda, four months after she went missing.

Aaliyah's family furious over Lifetime TV movie

2014-06-18 20:00

Aaliyah's family has vowed to do everything in their power to stop production on a biopic about Aaliyah's life.

Top 10 things you might not know about Casey Kasem

2014-06-15 20:10

Counting down the top 10 things you might not know about radio personality Casey Kasem, the founding voice of American Top 40.

Comedian's wife says he suffered an 'acute cardiac event'

2014-06-13 20:00

The wife of Rik Mayall says he suffered an "acute cardiac event", though post-mortem results were inconclusive.

Oscar-nominated actress Martha Hyer dies

2014-06-12 08:50

Martha Hyer, an Oscar-nominated actress who starred alongside the likes of Frank Sinatra and Humphrey Bogart has died.

Godfather cinematographer Gordon Willis dies

2014-05-20 17:00

Celebrated American cinematographer Gordon Willis, best known for his work on The Godfather has died at the age of 82.

Paul Walker death: Driver's widow sues Porsche

2014-05-13 22:20

Design defects of a Porsche sports car caused the crash that killed actor Paul Walker, the widow of the car's driver has said in a lawsuit against the manufacturer.

Court appoints attorney for Paul Walker's daughter

2014-05-03 12:00

A judge appointed an independent attorney for Paul Walker's daughter to help determine who will raise the teenager in the wake of her father's death last year.

Peaches Geldof's drug dealer is being hunted by police

2014-05-02 10:28

Peaches Geldof's drug dealer is being hunted by police after it was found that heroin was likely to be the cause of her death.

Cobain mocks wedding vows to Love in note found in his wallet

2014-05-01 11:00

A handwritten note police discovered in Kurt Cobain's wallet after his suicide disparages Courtney Love, the late Nirvana front man's wife.

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