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Atletico vs Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp talks up Diego Simeone friendship ahead of Champions League tie

Atletico vs Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp talks up Diego Simeone friendship ahead of Champions League tie

February 18, 2020

Jurgen Klopp underlined his admiration for Diego Simeone as he revealed that the pair have struck up a personal relationship despite having yet to meet on the touchline.

Liverpool's Champions League last-16 visit to Atletico Madrid represents the first time the two managers have ever gone head to head in any competition.

Both have built their reputations on taking unfancied sides to major honours without matching the big spending of many of their rivals at home and abroad.

Taylor Swift’s father ‘fights off burglar who broke into £3.1m Florida home’

Taylor Swift’s father ‘fights off burglar who broke into £3.1m Florida home’

February 18, 2020

Taylor Swift's father reportedly fought a burglar who broke into his $4 million penthouse in Florida.

Scott Swift returned to his home in in St Petersburg just moments after the intruder used an emergency escape stairwell to climb 13 floors to enter.

The men fought before the suspect ran away following the dramatic incident on January 17, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

Steve Coogan: Celebrities who endorse unethical retailers should be accountable

Steve Coogan: Celebrities who endorse unethical retailers should be accountable

February 18, 2020

Steve Coogan’s criticising celebrities who endorse retail companies that sell clothes made by factory workers who are not paid properly.

The actor, who plays a retail tycoon inspired by Topshop magnate Sir Philip Green in his new film Greed, said there needs to be more accountability for companies that operate “in a moral vaccuum.”

He says there’s a “collusion of vested interests”  that tell you to look at supermodels in clothes  and not look at the people who made them

Simon Cowell will make son Eric wear mask to Disneyland over coronavirus fears

Simon Cowell will make son Eric wear mask to Disneyland over coronavirus fears

February 18, 2020

Simon Cowell is so worried about the threat of coronavirus that he and his son Eric will wear surgical masks on an upcoming holiday.

The X Factor star admits he is “terrified” about the illness and will “100 per cent” make six-year-old Eric cover up with a protective mask when they travel to Paris.

He also says that he will also be armed with “loads of hand sanitiser” on the trip to Disneyland in the city.

London Fashion Week reviewed: Who wore what, and is it really more green now?

London Fashion Week reviewed: Who wore what, and is it really more green now?

February 18, 2020

Put your frock away, store the high heels, London Fashion Week is OVER. It’s so last year. Actually, it’s back in September… but there’s a lot to talk about between now and then, and the Evening Standard’s fashion editor Karen Dacre is here to do just that. Karen – has Fashion Week been a success this year?

Inquest into death of Caroline Flack to open

Inquest into death of Caroline Flack to open

February 18, 2020

The inquest into the death of TV presenter Caroline Flack is due to open on Wednesday.

The hearing will open and adjourn at Poplar Coroner’s Court in the morning.

The former Love Island host was found dead at her home in east London on Saturday, having taken her own life.

The ITV2 dating show did not air on Saturday or Sunday as a mark of respect to her family but returned on Monday with a tribute to the TV star, who started hosting the programme in 2015.

Imelda Staunton urges women not to spin on the red carpet

Imelda Staunton urges women not to spin on the red carpet

February 18, 2020

Imelda Staunton says she would like to see young female stars on the red carpet wear dinner jackets and refuse to spin around for photographers.

The Harry Potter actress, said that while she can understand that stars want to pose in their finery, it would be refreshing to see the red carpet handled differently.

She told Radio Times magazine: “I’d like them all to go in DJs one year, just to mess it up a bit.

Cinderella’s castle at Disney World is getting a makeover.

Cinderella’s castle at Disney World is getting a makeover.

February 18, 2020

The iconic Cinderella Castle at Disney World is to get a makeover to mark the movie’s 70th anniversary.

The Park’s vice president Jason Kirk’s revealed concept images for the changes – which are pretty subtle.

They’re going to be adding pink to parts of the structure, and royal blue on the turrets, which will be lined with golf trim.

Work’s due to begin in the coming weeks, and be finished by the end of summer.

Billie Eilish: Daniel Craig had to approve my Bond song

Billie Eilish: Daniel Craig had to approve my Bond song

February 18, 2020

Billie Eilish says her new Bond track had to be approved by 007 himself – Daniel Craig.

The 18-year-old star is performing No Time To Die, which she and her brother wrote on a tour bus, for the first time at the Brits.

Finneas O’Connell, the singer’s sibling and co-writer, told BBC Breakfast that Craig “had to like it. If Daniel doesn’t like it, then you don’t get the job”.

‘Heartbroken’ Katie Price quits social media after Caroline Flack’s death

‘Heartbroken’ Katie Price quits social media after Caroline Flack’s death

February 18, 2020

Katie Price has decided to step away from “horrible” social media following the death of Caroline Flack.

The former glamour model announced her intention in a statement post on Instagram earlier today.

She said that she wants “a dramatic change in [her] life for the better” and promised fans that she would return to Instagram “when [she’s] ready.”