Lynda Bellingham's husband said losing her will "create the biggest hole", as he comes to terms with her decision to end cancer treatment.Read the full story ›
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Ozzy Osborne has confirmed that a new album and tour has been agreed for Black Sabbath.
It had been thought the band's last album, 13, released last year and tour might have been their last. The album broke the record for most years between number ones, coming 43 years after their last.
But speaking to Metal Hammer, Osborne said:
The whole Sabbath experience this time around was great... It was a lot of fun. So we're going to do one more album, and a final tour.
Although no timescale has yet been set the singer said: "It'll be sooner rather than later."
Lynda Bellingham said today she was in "a good place" after making public her decision to end her treatment for cancer within a few weeks.
The former actress and presenter, has been battling colon cancer cancer for the past year. Her cancer has spread to the lungs and liver, despite undergoing a gruelling schedule of chemotherapy.
In a message to her old colleagues on ITV's Loose Women today she thanked the public and her friends for their support.
You have no idea how much it means to me. But please understand I am in a good place. It is essential to feel you have some control of your life.
Bellingham said she plans to stop treatment in November, as she would like to see one last Christmas. She continued:
Grasp it all, don't be afraid, enjoy the bits you can and tell your family you love them while you have the chance. Again thank you for all the years of support you have given me. You are the Loose Women and we are the best.
The three-month suspended sentence given to former BBC Radio 1 presenter Dave Lee Travis is to be reviewed by the attorney general's office.
The 69-year-old was sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of indecent assault for what was described as a "unprovoked and terrifying assault" on a TV researcher. A spokesperson for the Attorney General said:
I can confirm that the sentence handed to David Griffin (Dave Lee Travis) has been referred to the Attorney General's Office under the unduly lenient sentence scheme.
Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride, who plays Deirdre Barlow, is taking a two-month break from the soap.
A spokesperson for the soap confirmed Kirkbride's leave saying: "Anne Kirkbride requested a slightly extended period of leave from the show, a request the company was happy to grant."
The 60-year-old has been a constant on the show since her first appearance in 1972.
William Roache, the actor who plays her onscreen husband Ken, returned to the show in August after being cleared of charges of rape and indecent assault.
After a weekend of wedding celebrations in Venice, George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin have been legally married following a civil ceremony in the Italian city.
Crowds turned out to cheer the couple as they arrived on a boat called Amore at a historic palace on the Grand Canal for the ceremony.
Clooney wore a grey suit while his wife chose a cream outfit with a matching wide-brimmed hat.
The couple already tied the knot in a private ceremony attended by family and friends over the weekend but today the marriage was made legal before the Italian authorities.
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The X Factor judges have now whittled their acts down to their final six. But who will make it through to the live shows?Read the full story ›
The New Girl group formed from solo artists went through to judges' houses tonight after winning X factor's first ever sing off.Read the full story ›