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2009-07-07 11:49:15

Scottish actor David Tennant has signed on to co-star alongside Colin Firth and Rupert Everett in the next film in the St. Trinian's franchise. Tennant is best known for his work on TV's Doctor Who and in the Royal Shakespeare Company's recent stage production of Hamlet. The BBC said Tennant and Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding will appear in The Legend of Fritton's Gold, the sequel to 2007's St Trinian's. Tennant is set to play the villain Pomfrey in the movie, while Harding, who made a...

2009-06-29 09:37:37

A British blogger who fantasized the kidnapping, rape and killing of the pop group Girls Aloud did not break obscenity laws, a court has ruled. Darryn Walker, 35, of Tyneside, England, was cleared Monday by the Newcastle Crown Court after facing prosecution for the article, which appeared on a fantasy pornography site, The Daily Telegraph reported. Prosecutors had charged that the young fans of Girls Aloud could have easily stumbled across the article, but defense attorneys said the article...

2009-04-23 23:01:00

Readers of FHM magazine have voted British singer and reality personality Cheryl Cole the world's sexiest woman. Cole, 25, is a member of the pop group Girls Aloud and an X Factor judge. The BBC said she knocked last year's FHM list-topper, Megan Fox, to the No. 2 spot this year. Cole and Fox are followed by Jessica Alba at No. 3, Britney Spears at No. 4 and Keeley Hazell at No. 5. Cole, who came in at No. 7 on last year's FHM survey, was recently named the world's best-dressed woman by...

2009-02-18 21:05:43

Pop singer Duffy walked away with three Brit Awards, including one for British female solo artist, at a ceremony in London Wednesday night. She also picked up the prize for British breakthrough, while her CD Rockferry earned the trophy for Mastercard British album. U.S. recording artist Katy Perry won the award for international female solo artist and American rapper Kanye West earned the prize in the international male solo artist category. The U.S. band Kings of Leon took home the gongs for...

2009-02-16 13:30:11

The British pop group Girls Aloud, the subject of breakup talk, says it has signed a three-album deal with its Fascination record label. The BBC said news of the pact comes after recent media reports suggested the group's five members plan to dissolve their professional partnership and go their separate ways. Girls Aloud said it plans to release its next album some time next year. The group is nominated for the Brit Awards for best group and best British single for their song, The Promise.

2009-01-22 14:20:49

Kings of Leon, Duffy and Girls Aloud have agreed to perform at The Brit Awards ceremony at London's Earls Court next month, organizers said. They will join the lineup for the Feb. 18 event, along with the previously announced acts U2 and Pet Shop Boys. Pop star Kylie Minogue, and comedians Mathew Horne and James Corden are slated to serve as hosts of the awards show, which honors the previous year's best in British music. With performances from U2 and Pet Shop Boys already confirmed, the...

2008-12-03 09:24:29

The British rock 'n' roll band Coldplay says the pop group Girls Aloud will support it during an upcoming Wembley Stadium concert. The two acts are to perform Sept. 18, the BBC said. U.S. hip-hop artist Jay-Z already is slated to appear alongside the band during its Radio 1 Presents shows in Manchester, Glasgow and Wembley next September, the British broadcaster noted.

2008-10-10 00:00:24

By HARRY BYFORD Everything you need to know about... ITV, Saturday evenings It was Andy Warhol who proclaimed that everyone would get their 15 minutes of fame, but it was Simon Cowell who made it happen. Once again, the sofa-based population is bracing itself for the business end of The X Factor, which sees 12 wannabe pop acts fighting it out for one elusive recording contract. The X Factor is a ratings juggernaut. The live shows attract viewing figures that only football matches and...

2008-10-04 18:00:16

Born in Ascot in 1981, I'm a singer in a girl band; I entered the TV talent show Popstars; The Rivals after doing some vocals for a band called Project G before hitting the big time as a model (I won Miss England twice) and singer with Girls Aloud. (c) 2008 Evening Chronicle - Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-03 15:00:11

A man accused of blogging about the fictional rape and slaying of the pop group Girls Aloud is being prosecuted under Britain's Obscene Publications Act. The Daily Mail said the case involving Darryn Walker, a 35-year-old civil servant, is considered the first real test of the 1959 law since pornographic material has become widely available on the Internet. Walker is accused of posting a violence-themed article about the girl group on a fantasy porn Web site. Although the Web site has a...

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