In brief: Harry Potter star quits the books
Published 09/03/2011 | 05:00
'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson is taking a break from student life to focus on her film career. The actress -- Hermione Granger in the Potter films -- joined Brown University in September 2009, initially to study literature.
Watson (20) announced that combining campus life with her movie roles had become a "little impossible".
Allen reveals her eating disorder
Lily Allen has admitted that she fought an eating disorder at the height of her fame. The singer said there was a point when she used to make herself sick after meals.
She also talks about losing her unborn baby last year in a Channel 4 documentary to be broadcast next week.
Sugababe strips for Miss Ultimo
Sugababes star Jade Ewen has stripped to her underwear to promote a new lingerie range. The singer modelled grey-and-white versions of the "everyday" collection for undies firm Miss Ultimo.
Ewen said the range was "stylish, simple and wearable".
Church 'covered up sexual abuse'
A man suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia said clergy covered up sexual assault allegations against a priest who molested him in the 1990s.
Plaintiff Phil Gaughan said he was assaulted from age 14 to 17 at Our Lady of Calvary church in north-east Philadelphia.
Man sells boulder that fell on home
A New Zealand man whose home was smashed by a rock the size of a car in last month's devastating Christchurch earthquake has sold the boulder online.
Phil Johnson said the 30-tonne lump of stone sold for more than NZ$60,000 (€32,000).
Fans spellbound by 'magic turtle'
Thousands of people crowded around a lake in the Vietnamese capital to see rescuers pull out a rare turtle for medical treatment.
Near panic was sparked after photos showed the 440lb turtle surfacing. The turtle is a famous character in Vietnamese folklore, and some believe it is magical.