Latest McFly Stories

2008-10-13 12:00:28

By Maureen Coleman THERE are two main reasons McFly love playing Belfast, according to bassist Dougie Poynter - Guinness and girls. The four-piece pop rock band return to the Odyssey Arena on November 10 - and the boys are looking forward to enjoying their favourite tipple when they get here. Dougie said: "We love coming to Ireland to play. Dublin and Belfast are both brilliant cities. "We always get a great response from the fans in Belfast and we always have an amazing time there....

2008-09-04 00:00:14

By Paul English IT'S Back To The Future, only with corsets, britches and Mr Darcy. Lost In Austen isn't remotely original. Even some of the gags are lifted straight from Michael J. Fox's 1985 movie classic. Lizzy Bennet mistaking Amanda Price as Miss "Spencer" based on the label in her undercrackers? Too much like Marty McFly being taken for Calvin Klein due to his jockeys in 1955. Life On Mars and Doctor Who are just two shows to have used the time-warp confusion device since Fox...

2008-08-13 15:00:36

JOE Calzaghe's girlfriend stars in pop band McFly's new video. Model and actress Jo-Emma Larvin, 27, donned blue extensions to take the female lead in the boyband's video for new single Lies, playing a futuristic music queen. She spent two gruelling days last week filming scenes that involved martial arts and fire-throwing stunts as well as aerial wire work. As well as other small acting roles, Jo-Emma has also designed a range of jeans and is keen to make documentaries about...

2008-07-28 03:00:27

X FACTOR judge Dannii Minogue looked like she was angling for a transfer to Strictly Come Dancing at G-A-Y nightclub's closing night. The pop singer was dolled up in a ball gown for part of her performance at the Astoria in London. Some old favourites took to the stage to say goodbye. Boyband McFly - who once stripped naked while playing there - joined Sophie Ellis Bextor and Bucks Fizz for the final fling. Loose Women presenter Carol McGiffin took her chance to plant a smacker on...

2008-07-22 00:00:28

By Aleisha Scott a.scott@bepp.co.uk Despite looming clouds the sun kept shining as pop royalty and 45,000 people descended on Weston-super-Mare for the biggest beach party of the year. The T4 On The Beach concert attracted its biggest audience ever yesterday with some of the biggest music acts and television stars. The concert, held by Channel Four weekend show T4, is the largest event in the resort's calendar with pop lovers travelling from across the country. Tickets for the show...

2006-05-12 02:38:51

By Sheri Linden LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - A pop-froth spin on Cinderella, the Manhattan-set "Just My Luck" has the feel of a contemporary screwball romance, if not the crackling one-liners of classic screwball. But Lindsay Lohan and Chris Pine make a charming star-crossed couple, and tweens and teens will find enough plot reversals to keep them hooked. Upping the ante for the MySpace crowd is the involvement of boy band McFly. The zingy script by I. Marlene King and Amy B....

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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'