Musicians

Going 'off brand'

Fans fire back at celebrities who meddle in the Middle East

Jenna Clarke Celebrities who are better known for their partying rather than politics are angering fans when they go “off brand” and post strong views on social media.

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One Direction's Zayn Malik deluged with death threats after Palestine tweet

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Rose Powell He had 13 million followers and usually tweeted about his music. Then he tweeted one of the most controversial hashtags.

Eating out: Fix St James with Tim 'Rosso' Ross

Charming: Fix St James delivers more than its looks suggest.

Daisy Dumas This week: Rosso picks Fix St James

Party Parade

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Amy Cooper Bastille Day was celebrated in fine style, while Italian pasta brand Garofalo announced its arrival into the local retail market.

60 Minutes

Love, tears and laughter as Kylie Minogue shines on 60 Minutes

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Jenna Clarke There are not many people who can make Karl Stefanovic squirm, but on Sunday night during an interview for 60 Minutes, a snorting Kylie Minogue left the larrikin presenter red faced.

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Rihanna tweets #FreePalestine, deletes it after 8 minutes

Rihanna briefly enters political fray.

Lucy Cormack Rihanna has joined the debate on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but only for a mere eight minutes.

Eating out: China Republic with winemaker Lisa McGuigan

Theatre: China Republic in World Square creates a sense of occasion but the venue is not without its drawbacks.

Daisy Dumas We try the duck at China Republic in World Square with winemaker Lisa McGuigan.

Celebrity appearance

Madonna given star treatment as she reports for jury duty

Madonna got red carpet treatment for a court visit.

Rachel Clun Madonna received red carpet treatment in New York, but not for any regular celebrity appearance.

Twitter spat

Lana Del Rey makes peace with Kurt Cobain's daughter

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Lana Del Rey has responded to criticism from Kurt Cobain's daughter following her controversial interview in which the singer romanticised the deaths of young musicians.

Chris Brown plea deal talks fall apart

Lawyers for singer Chris Brown and prosecutors have been unable to reach a plea agreement in his assault case in Washington.

#StopStalkers

Dannii Minogue tries to deter stalker on Twitter

The X Factor judge Dannii Minogue called out a man who was following her and family on Twitter on Tuesday.

Jenna Clarke Dannii Minogue has taken to Twitter in a bid to scare off an alleged stalker.

Forbes most powerful celebs

Beyonce dethrones Oprah Winfrey on the Forbes 100 most powerful celebrity list

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Michael Idato Pop superstar Beyonce Knowles has de-throned Oprah Winfrey on the top rung of the most powerful celebrities list.

Singer Jessica Simpson weds Eric Johnson

Singer and former US reality TV star Jessica Simpson has become Mrs Eric Johnson after tying the knot with her long-term partner in Santa Barbara, California.

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Miley Cyrus debuts new tattoo of her dog Floyd

Miley Cyrus has some new ink.

Rachel Clun In the latest Miley Cyrus news, the pop star now has a memorial tattoo to her dog.

Leonardo DiCaprio gets into hot water over reef

Damien Murphy How dare he? Leonardo DiCaprio comes to Australia to make movies and make out. He is not supposed to make criticism.

Eating Out: Why I love this place

Showstopper dish: Lamb kebabs.

Daisy Dumas Ignatius Jones recommends Uighur Cuisine.

Remembering Charlotte Dawson

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Jo Casamento Get your tissues ready for tonight. A beautiful piece put together by Charlotte Dawson's friends and family to shine light on depression airs on Seven's Sunday Night.

Solange and Jay-Z spotted shopping together while rumours continue

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With reps for Jay Z, Beyonce and Solange yet to comment, the speculation - and memes - continue.

Showbiz royalty

Cate Blanchett and Margot Robbie the fashion queens of royal dinner

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Sarah Rainey Prince William's charity gala at Windsor is proof that he intends to harness the global power of celebrity for good causes, says Sarah Rainey.

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Jay Z, Beyonce and Solange: just an embarrassing family matter made public

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Demetria L. Lucas Remember three years ago when Beyonce revealed her pregnancy from the stage of the 2011 MTV Music Video Awards? It set a then-record for Twitter with 8868 tweets per second.