| 12.5°C Dublin

50 Shades tops Amazon books

Racy publishing phenomenon EL James has seen her debut book Fifty Shades Of Grey become the first to sell more than one million copies for Kindles.

Online retailer Amazon.co.uk said she has already become its best-selling author of the year and the book is the biggest Kindle ebook yet.

James -- whose real name is Erika Leonard -- has had colossal sales for her erotic fiction books, with the paperback version of her debut achieving the UK's highest weekly sale for a paperback.

50 Cent 'fine' after car crash

Rapper 50 Cent is out of hospital after being injured in a car crash in New York.

A representative for 50 Cent said he was taken to New York Hospital Queens where he was treated for "minor neck and back injuries" and is now "doing fine".

Photos of the 36-year-old on a stretcher are posted on his website www.ThisIs50.com.

The Grammy winner, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, appears in a neck brace in two photos.