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Outrage as BBC names Giant Panda among 12 'female faces of 2011'
BBC has sparked controversy by naming a giant panda named Sweety among 12 females in its 'Faces of 2011' list. ANI

Taylor Swift keen on changing her musical style
Taylor Swift has revealed that she is keen on changing her musical style over the next couple of years, however she would still stick to writing her own songs. ANI

Meet 'real-life Santa' who gave away 50 pounds notes to shoppers
Shoppers in a village in South-western England, were left bewildered after a man secretly handed out 50-pound notes in a local supermarket. ANI

Robbie William ready for gay sex for 2m pounds
Robbie Williams has jokingly said that he would sleep with another man for 2 million pounds but would have sex with Brad Pitt for free. ANI

Jessica Chastain to be honoured by Palm Springs Film Festival
Actress Jessica Chastain is all set to receive the Spotlight Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, to be held next month. ANI

Pacific Ocean's island nation Samoa to skip Dec 30 in dateline shift
30th December will be a day that never existed for the natives of an island in the Pacific Ocean, as it will make a historic leap across the international dateline. ANI

Hugh Hefner's exes slam 'mean' Crystal Harris over dog custody battle
Hugh Hefner's former girlfriends have slammed his "mean" ex-fiancee Crystal Harris for wanting his dog. ANI

Duchess Kate's Midas touch helps clothing chain double profits
The Duchess of Cambridge has sent the profits for a high street fashion chain soaring by giving royal approval to the brand's dresses. ANI

'Frosty' Romanian guesthouse offers visitors a North Pole experience
A guesthouse in Romania is made entirely of ice, including its reception, glasses, furniture and glittering white walls. ANI

Why most birthdays fall on September 16
Most people in the US share their birthday on September 16 apparently because nine per cent of all babies are conceived between Christmas and New Year, a new study has revealed. ANI

New Oscars poster 'evokes emotional connect'
The official poster for the 84th Academy Awards that is meant to stir up the emotional connection people have with movies has been unveiled. ANI

Radio discussion on female masturbation sparks outrage
A radio channel has sparked outrage among listeners by broadcasting a Woman's Hour Christmas special on female masturbation. ANI

Debra Messing 'dating Smash co-star Will Chase'
Debra Messing who recently split with her producer husband of 10 years Daniel Zelman, has apparently found love again. ANI

Chris Martin undergoes sleep therapy
Coldplay front man Chris Martin has revealed that he undergoes therapy because he can't sleep. ANI

Sandra Bullock loves being mum to Louis
Sandra Bullock says her adopted son Louis makes her "so happy" that he has become a priority over her Hollywood career. ANI

Lady Gaga takes romantic stroll with new beau Taylor Kinney
Lady Gaga and her new boyfriend Taylor Kinney have stepped out together in public for the first time. ANI

Ultimo bra tycoon Michelle Mone in 'amicable' split with hubby
Michelle Mone and her husband are to separate, a statement released through a law firm has confirmed. ANI

Selena Gomez had to fight hard for role in 'Spring Breakers'
Selena Gomes has revealed that she had to fight hard for a part in upcoming the jail drama 'Spring Breakers' because she was desperate to tackle a "very dark and very different" role. ANI

Ashton Kutcher spends holidays with Moore look-alike Lorene Scafaria
About a month after his split from Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher was spotted holidaying with writer-director Lorene Scafaria in Italy. ANI

Brisbane father-son duo win $195,000 lottery on same day
A Brisbane man won a first division lottery prize the same day as his father. ANI

Victoria Secret's Alessandra Ambrosio pregnant with baby no. 2
Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio has confirmed that she is expecting her second child with fiance Jamie Mazur. ANI

43 pc Brits shop online after drinking
Individuals who shop while they are tipsy are more generous in buying for others and more likely to regret their purchase, a new survey has found. ANI

Robbie Williams gifts mum-in-law 7m pounds mansion on Xmas
Robbie Williams has bought his wife Ayda Field's mum Gwen, a plush new pad on Christmas. ANI

Olivia Munn bares it all for sex scenes in 'The Babymakers'
Olivia Munn strips off for steamy sex scenes at various locations for her upcoming flick 'The Babymakers'. ANI

Chris Evans determined to do more yoga in 2012
Chris Evans has vowed to take yoga more seriously in 2012 in a bid to ease his aches and pains. ANI

Steven Tyler to wed for third time
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is set to wed for a third time after reportedly proposing to his longtime girlfriend Erin Brady. ANI

Kanye West moves to London to be taken seriously as fashion designer
Kanye West has relocated to London in a bid to be taken more seriously as a fashion designer. ANI

Robbie Williams reveals he wanted to sleep with Carol Vorderman and Lulu
During a saucy TV interview about sex, swearing, his new album and most embarrassing moments, Robbie Williams joked that he wanted to romp with Carol Vorderman and Lulu. ANI

Sofia Vergara feels Kim Kardashian should be upset over butt comparison
Actress Sofia Vergara feels that she's too old to be featured in lists with Kim Kardashian and thinks that the reality TV star would be 'upset' that their bums get compared. ANI

Michael Lohan rushed to hospital after collapsing at alcoholics meet
Lindsay Lohan's father Michael reportedly collapsed during an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting and was rushed to a local hospital, where he received treatment for blood clot in his lung. ANI

Katy Perry and Russell Brand changed Xmas plans after 'massive fight'
Russell Brand and his wife Katy Perry reportedly shelved their plans, at the last moment, for a big family Christmas following a "massive fight". ANI

Emma Watson and Justin Bieber's hairstyles 'most influential' of 2011
Emma Watson's pixie and Justin Bieber's 'swish' have been named as the most influential haircuts of the year by the Wall Street Journal. ANI

'Harry' overtakes 'Oliver' as most popular name for baby boys in Britain
'Harry' jumped from third to first position to top the chart of most popular baby names for boys, beating 'Oliver', which took the crown last year. ANI

Harry Judd wins 'best celebrity hair' title
'Strictly Come Dancing' champion Harry Judd has been voted as the winner of the best celebrity hair of the year, beating Prince Harry and Peter Andre. ANI

Mystery that prompted Hitchcock to make 'The Birds' solved
Alfred Hitchcock's thriller 'The Birds' was apparently inspired by a 'strange' real life event, which occurred two years before the release of one of the scariest films in history. ANI

Did Tagore 'suffer from depression'?
Rabindranath Tagore apparently led a very lonely life and suffered from frequent bouts of depression, according to his latest biography. ANI

'Silence of the Lambs' and 'Forrest Gump' to be archived by US Library
The 'Silence of the Lambs' and 'Forrest Gump' are two of the latest additions which are to be preserved by the US Library of Congress as part of its National Film Registry. ANI

Rihanna's sizzling Armani ad voted as the sexiest of 2011
Rihanna's scorching hot advertisement for Armani Underwear has been voted as the sexiest of 2011. ANI

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