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Ray Manzarek - the keyboardist and founding member of The Doors - has passed away aged 74 after a long battle with bile duct cancer.
Leona Lewis isn't sure she'll have kids of her own but is adamant she'll adopt children because she is inspired by her own mother Maria's story of a childhood spent in care.
Justin Bieber will reportedly have to pay thousands of euros to cover the cost of his pet monkey Mally's time in a German animal shelter after it was seized at customs in March.
Sylvester Stallone's musical version of his acclaimed boxing movie 'Rocky' is heading to Broadway in 2014.
Gwyneth Paltrow insists it's important all mothers support each other and respect the individual decisions parents make when it comes to their kids.
Justin Bieber wants his pet Capuchin monkey Mally housed at a zoo after the animal was seized by customs in Berlin last month when he didn't have the correct papers for it.
Heidi Klum has revealed she bribes her four kids with money to make them finish the healthy smoothies she makes for them.
Tom Cruise wont' be shocked if his children decide to become actors as they have grown up on film sets
Tom Cruise has admitted he was completely shocked when Katie Holmes filed for divorce last summer and that he 'didn't expect' it
Justin Bieber's pet monkey Mally has been seized and placed in quarantine after customs realised the singer didn't have the correct paperwork to bring him into Germany.
Brigitte Nielsen says she has her husband Mattia Dessi to thank for helping her beat her alcohol addiction.
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are hoping to take a road trip around Italy, France and Germany with close pal Katy Perry this summer.
Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan believes he saw his own dead body after a drugs overdose left him lifeless for two minutes.
Diane Kruger is shocked she ended up in a relationship with Joshua Jackson because their first date was a 'disaster' and she didn't like him very much.
Diane Kruger has admitted she's never seen an episode of her boyfriend Joshua Jackson's hit TV show 'Dawson's Creek' because he has banned from her from watching it.
Robbie Williams' wife Ayda Field likes him to go to mother and baby classes and share his experiences as a father to their daughter Theodora 'Teddy' Rose.
George Clooney surprised a German diner by picking up his bill without telling him, as he was worried he had upset them by being too loud as he dined.
Leonardo DiCaprio has revealed he is taking a long break from acting as he is 'worn out' after filming three movies in two years
Gemma Arterton has become a 'real girls' girl' after hanging out with the nearly all-female cast of 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters'.
Britain's Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie drove a Union Jack-emblazoned Mini through the streets of Berlin yesterday (18.01.13) as they launched a campaign to attract visitors, business and students the UK.
Britain's Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie will drive a Union Jack-branded Mini around the streets of Berlin as the sisters launch the GREAT Britain campaign in Germany, in a trip that has been funded by their father Prince Andrew.
Chris Brown has reportedly been texting his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran despite being joined on tour by Rihanna
Rihanna has shared an intimate picture of a topless Chris Brown amid reports the couple are back together again
Rihanna and Chris Brown were spotted making out at a club in Berlin after his gig in the city.
Rihanna was described as 'very tired' and only enjoyed muted celebrations at her album release party on Tuesday (20.11.12).
One Direction picked up the Bambi award in the Pop International category at the Bambi awards in Dusseldorf, Germany on Thursday (22.11.12)
Rihanna is still crazy in love with Chris Brown because they experienced a lot of things together according to her friends
Rihanna marked the release of her new album 'Unapologetic' with the sixth date of her '777' tour in London last night (19.11.12).
Rihanna's lateness meant she has racked up over Â£200,000 in fines during her '777' tour.
Jude Law believes he is misunderstood by people because he is a 'faithful soul'.
PSY has hinted new single will feature Justin Bieber and says he is teaming up with a huge star on the new track
Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber won three awards each at the MTV EMAs in Frankfurt, Germany tonight (11.11.12)
Kim Kardashian said she will never do a duet with Kanye West because music isn't her thing after her charity single bombed last year
Carly Rae Jepsen admits she is terrified of her performance at the MTV Europe Music Awards tonight as she is planning to crowd surfing for the first time
Kim has flown to Germany with Kanye for the MTV Europe Music Awards after dining out in London
Carly Rae Jepsen knew 'Call Me Maybe' would be a hit when her aunt started jumping up and down on the couch the fist time she heard it.
Heidi Klum is even more in love with her boyfriend because he takes great care of her children
Taylor Swift has such a bad cold her voice sounds like a frog's croak.
Sienna Miller posed nude for a portrait by artist Jonathan Yeo just weeks before she gave birth to her daughter Marlowe, and the artist has praised her 'courage and self-confidence' for agreeing to strip off.
Jennifer Lopez claims she would 'never' get someone fired for asking for an autograph.
A hotel maid was fired after trying to get an autograph from Jennifer Lopez.
Heidi Klum has revealed that she will 'shake her booty' at the MTV European Music Awards next week and thinks that it will be a 'magical' circus-themed evening.
Jennifer Lopez has made her boyfriend of one year Casper Smart sign a confidentiality agreement
Chad Kroeger once paid a roadie to stick his penis in a metal bladed fan when he was bored on tour in Germany.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel flew their wedding guests to Germany before Italy to try to keep the location a secret until the last possible moment
Heidi Klum insists 'nothing has changed' for her family now she is dating her bodyguard Martin Kristen.
Nickelback's Chad Kroeger has his own spiritual belief system, in which he combines elements of many different religions.
Katie Holmes has reconnected with her former boyfriend Joshua Jackson and called him after her split from Tom Cruise
Rihanna leads the 2012 MTV European Music Awards (EMA) nominations with six nods, including Best Pop act, Best Look, Biggest Fans and Best Female, and is closely followed by Taylor Swift, who has five nods.
Lady Gaga has been slammed by PETA, who claim she is heartless, for wearing a white fox fur in Germany earlier this week.
Britain's Zara Phillips will receive a medal from her mother Princess Anne on Tuesday (31.07.12) if Team GB's eventing side achieve a podium finish at the London Olympic Games.
Heidi Klum is not sure she will ever marry again after her separation from husband Seal.
Pamela Anderson thinks she was put on earth to wear demure peasant dresses after becoming the face of Zillertaler Trachtenwelt's Alpine range.
Cheryl Cole had a terrifying experience on a plane in Germany where she thought she was going to die.
Ozzy Osbourne has reassured fans that he is in good health after cancelling a recent concert because his voice was having problems.
Boxer Dereck Chisora has threatened to hose down Wladimir Klitschko and his brother Vitali if he ever sees the two heavyweight champions again.
Axl Rose's stolen jewellery has been recovered after a woman handed the chains in to police, and was subsequently arrested.
Michael Fassbender admits he gets 'seduced' by money but tries to stay grounded.
Seal is reportedly furious over claims his estranged wife Heidi Klum is dating 'Germany's Next Top Model' judge Thomas Hayo.
Heidi Klum describes the end of her marriage to singer Seal as a 'curveball.'
Berlin/Tel Aviv - Nobel literature laureate Guenter Grass defended a controversial political poem criticizing Israel, saying on German television Thursday that he had received 'piles' of supportive messages.
Berlin/Tel Aviv - Nobel Literature Laureate Guenter Grass was to recite part of a controversial political poem criticizing Israel Thursday evening and defend it during a German television broadcast.
Berlin - Guenter Grass, the 84-year-old German Nobel Literature laureate, triggered a storm Wednesday with a poem criticizing Israeli threats to attack Iranian nuclear facilities.
Prague - The Czech Republic will meet the conditions laid out in a European Union fiscal treaty, despite being one of two countries not to have signed it, Prime Minister Petr Necas told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday.
Sydney - Leighton Holdings Ltd on Thursday announced a 'significant deterioration in performance' at two major projects that would see Australia's biggest construction company undershoot earlier profit guidance for the 2012 calendar year by 254 million Australian dollars (257 million US dollars).
Warsaw - German President Joachim Gauck said Tuesday his choice of Poland as the destination for his first official foreign trip was a 'decision of the heart' as he pledged to maintain good relations between the nations, despite a strained common history.
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Marilyn Manson has sparked rumours he is dating Lana Del Rey after the pair were spotted sneaking into an elevator at the five-star Grand Hyatt hotel in Berlin, Germany.
Brussels - Germany has one month to adopt a data retention law that would allow police to access information on terrorist and other serious crime suspects, if it wants to avoid a lawsuit and a fine, the European Union's executive said Thursday.
Berlin - A majority of Germans want to see an early withdrawal of the nation's troops from Afghanistan, a poll published Friday showed.
Rome - Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti on Tuesday met German Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks in Rome and said that while the worst of the eurozone debt crisis was over, reforms are still needed to boost economic growth.
Mazar-e Sharif - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday expressed doubt over the planned date of 2014 for the withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan.
Berlin - Germany warned Friday that the crisis facing Greece was not over, despite a new debt deal, and urged Athens to forge ahead with overhauling its embattled economy by implementing the painful reforms it has promised.
Rome - Italy will 'soon' introduce a constitutional reform that will require balanced budgets, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti told German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Wednesday.
Johannesburg - Two Germans taken hostage in Ethiopia in January have been freed, the rebel group which had been holding them said on Tuesday.
Brussels - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Rome in two weeks, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said late Thursday, after a bilateral meeting with Merkel on the sidelines of a European Union summit in Brussels.
Bremen, Germany - Although Germany slumped to a 2-1 defeat against France Wednesday, German coach Joachim Loew remains upbeat.
Munich - Kathrin Hoelzl is listening to her body rather than her heart as she sits out the weekend's giant slalom and slalom races on German home ground in Ofterschwang.
Bremen, Germany - French coach Laurent Blanc and his German counterpart Joachim Loew agreed after the Les Bleus' 2-1 victory against Germany in an international friendly in Bremen that not too much should be read into the result.
Bremen, Germany - Germany slumped to their first defeat for almost a year on Tuesday as they were beaten 2-1 by France in an international friendly in Bremen.
Bremen, Germany - Germany slumped to their first defeat of the season on Tuesday as they were beaten 2-1 by France in an international friendly played in Bremen.
London - British boxer Dereck Chisora has been banned indefinitely by the World Boxing Council (WBC) over various incidents surrounding the world title bout with Vitali Klitschko two weeks ago.
Wellington - Kim Dotcom, the millionaire German founder of the file-sharing Megaupload website, can stay in his rented mansion until the hearing of a US request to extradite him, a New Zealand judge ruled Wednesday, news reports said.
Bremen, Germany - Miroslav Klose will captain Germany in the international friendly against France, assistant coach Hansi Flick said on Tuesday.
Berlin - The German parliament gave its resounding approval Monday to a 130-billion-euro (174.4-billion-dollar) bailout for debt-stricken Greece, but a growing rebellion by government backers hit Chancellor Angela Merkel's support in the chamber.
Berlin - The German parliament approved Monday an international rescue package for Greece.
Brussels - Eurozone finance ministers are to meet in Brussels on Thursday to discuss progress with Greece's second bailout package, Luxembourg Prime Minister and Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed Monday.
Berlin - Chancellor Angela Merkel sought Monday to rally German lawmakers behind a 130-billion-euro (174.4-billion-dollar) bailout for debt-stricken Greece, warning of the consequences if Athens defaulted.
Bremen - Germany aim for victory against another big team when they take on France in a Euro 2012 tune-up on Wednesday, and the absence of key players led by captain Philipp Lahm will be no excuse.
Berlin - Senior members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government expressed confidence Monday that the country's parliament would give its resounding support to a 130-billion-euro (174.4-billion-dollar) bailout for debt-stricken Greece.
Berlin - Germany captain Philipp Lahm is sidelined for an upcoming friendly against France with a knee injury, the German football federation DFB said on Sunday.
Frankfurt - A stress fracture in the lower back that knocked Andrea Petkovic out of the Australian Open is the mend, with the top German pro saying Saturday she may be back on the tennis circuit in a month.
Rome - The president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz of Germany, paid homage Saturday to the victims of the 1944 Marzabotto massacre by Nazi forces in Italy.
Kassel, Germany - General manager Oliver Bierhoff racked up the pressure Saturday on Germany to break its 16-year European championship drought, declaring, 'We want to bring the cup home to Germany.'
Leipzig, Germany - Like others born on February 29, Bernadette Hirschfelder's birthday comes around once every four years.
Berlin - The solar year is just a little longer than a 365-day calendar year, and leap years correct the difference.
Berlin - The German military pulled out early from a camp in Afghanistan, the army said Friday, following a demonstration over the burning of Korans by US troops.
Berlin - A military camp in Afghanistan that had until recently been operated by German forces was being guarded by Afghan troops Friday after the Germans unexpectedly cleared out, officials from both countries confirmed.
Hamburg - British boxer Dereck Chisora is to be fined 100,000 dollars (75,225 euros) from a 500,000-dollar purse by the German professional boxing federation (BDB) over various incidents around last week's world title bout with Vitali Klitschko.
Berlin - German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF have won exclusive media rights in Germany for all matches at Euro 2016 in France, European football organizing body UEFA said Wednesday.