Three killed in shooting at California food festival

A six-year-old boy is among three people killed in a mass shooting at a California food festival. Stephen Romero was shot dead when a man described by witnesses as white, aged between 20 and 35 and wearing military fatigues opened fire on the final day of the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday, Stephen’s mother was […]

Scamp the Tramp is crowned the world’s ugliest dog

Scamp the Tramp’s looks have made him a winner – but it wasn’t a beauty contest. The scruffy-haired, bug-eyed pooch took the top prize at the 31st annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest in California. His owner Yvonne Morones won $1,500 in cash, another $1,500 to donate to an animal charity of her choice, and lots […]

Fighter jet crashes into warehouse in California

A pilot has ejected moments before his F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near an air base in California. The pilot was not hurt, and there were no immediate reports of injuries on the ground. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Television news showed a large hole in the roof and sprinklers […]

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are now ‘legally single’

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are officially single, although more work is left before the terms of their divorce are finalised. Los Angeles Superior Court documents show that Judge John W Ouderkirk entered a judgment on Friday, saying the couple are no longer married. Her name was also changed to just Jolie rather than Jolie […]

Ariana earns $8 million for Coachella performance

Ariana Grande has eight million reasons to celebrate. The singer, 25, was reportedly paid an eye-watering $8 million for her two headlining sets at last weekend’s Coachella Music Festival in California, according to Variety. She was a last-minute addition to the massively popular event. Kanye West had been in talks to headline one of Coachella’s nights, but […]

Kim Kardashian is ‘studying to become a lawyer’

Kim Kardashian has revealed she is studying to become a lawyer. The reality TV star said she hopes to take the California bar exam in 2022. In an interview with Vogue, she said: ‘I had to think long and hard about this.’ Kim said she has started a four-year apprenticeship with a law firm in […]

Beyoncé and Jay-Z to be honoured at GLAAD Awards

Beyoncé and Jay-Z are to be recognised for their achievements outside of music. The power couple will be honoured at this year’s GLAAD Awards for accelerating LGBTQ acceptance. GLAAD announced that the Carters will receive its Vanguard Award at its 30th annual awards ceremony on March 28 in California. The award – previously given to […]

Beverly Hills 90210 actor Luke Perry dies after stroke

Luke Perry – best known as the heartthrob who rose to fame on Beverly Hills 90210 – has died days after suffering a massive stroke. The actor, who played rebel Dylan McKay in the hit TV series was 52. He was rushed to hospital in California last week following a stroke at his Los Angeles […]

Rihanna sues her dad for using her Fenty brand name

Rihanna has taken her father to court, accusing him of exploiting the use of their last name. The Umbrella star, 30, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, filed a lawsuit in the US federal court in Los Angeles on Tuesday. She accused her father Ronald Fenty of fraud over his Fenty Entertainment company. The court […]

New York is set to legalise cannabis next year

The governor of New York state has announced that he will push for the legalisation of recreational cannabis next year. Andrew Cuomo said that it was time to ‘legalise cannabis once and for all’. The move that could bring in $1.3 billion a year in taxes. The announcement means that New York City residents and tourists in […]