Sunday 23 July 2017

Joan Collins gown takes breath away

Actress Joan Collins has told how she fainted and ended up in hospital after squeezing into a "very tight" gown on Oscars night.

The 77-year-old former 'Dynasty' star donned a figure-hugging purple dress by designer Georges Hobeika. But her husband Percy had to call for an ambulance after she suffered a dizzy spell at an awards party.

Playboy Mansion visitors fall ill

Bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease was found at the Playboy Mansion during an investigation into an illness that affected about 200 people who attended an event there.

Officials opened an investigation after people at an internet conference reported symptoms mostly consisting of fever, chills, malaise and coughing.

Lohan vows to make comeback

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan says she wants to be identified with great films in the future, not her personal problems.

"I don't want that to be what I'm known for anymore -- the tabloid stuff," she said in an interview. The 24-year-old starlet admitted her comeback would not be easy.

Runaway dog tries to play it cool

A runaway dog darted into an Arizona apartment and found a cool place to hide -- the bottom of the refrigerator.

Firefighters found the small black terrier-type dog crouched on the bottom shelf, snapping at anyone who approached.

Seven traders end party stuck in lift

Seven traders and brokers who went for a night out in London's Canary Wharf ended up curled up together on the floor of an elevator after it malfunctioned.

Building employees found them asleep on the elevator floor at 3am.

Danish authorities contact pirates

Denmark says it has established contact with the pirates who captured a Danish yacht in the Indian Ocean.

A Danish couple, their three teenage children and two adult crew members were abducted in the attack last Thursday.

Irish Independent

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