Pippa Middleton

The nearly-royal party planner is said to scouting for wedding venue with boyfriend Nico Jackson in the Scottish highlands because, 'a wedding in London would never compare to her sister Kate's'.

Steam-Powered Tube Train

Dating from 1898, the Tube carriage - is just one of thousands of exhibits on show at London Underground's Acton Depot Open Weekend. Treats include actors playing a Victorian steam train traveller, an 1880 tunnel miner and a 1930s suburban housewife.

Daniel Radcliffe

The Harry Potter star is to play Sebastian Coe in a film, called Gold, about the rivalry between Coe and Olympic rival Steve Ovett. Filming starts next year. 'They were fantastically different athletes and different people,' said Gold writer Simon Beaufoy.

Cressida Bonas

Prince Harry's girlfriend 'has been given the Royal seal of approval' a source close to the monarchy has told The Sun. The evidence is that Cressie was invited to Sandringham last weekend, a 'rite of passage for any future royal bride'. The Queen wasn't there at the time, mind, so that seal hasn't hardened yet.

Naomi Campbell

Says she didn't mean to imply Victoria Beckham was a racist when she included Posh Spice on a list of fashion designers who'd failed to use many black models. 'I don't want to pin-point anyone,' said Campbell. 'She is one of the designers on there like anyone else. I called Victoria and I spoke to her.'

Jo Brand

Set for a spell in the Tower after telling a joke about Prince Harry snorting cocaine. Former army chief Lord Dannat is on the warpath, calling Brand 'outrageous', while defence minister Anna Soubry went for a list of adjectives including 'disgraceful', 'shoddy' and 'appalling'. 'I don't understand what the fuss is about,' said Brand.


He's in London for the weekend, in the form of Roger Craig Smith, who plays the caped-crusader in new video game Batman: Arkham Orgins. Watch out, though, because The Joker is also in town, also at the MCN London Comic Con, held at the ExCel centre.

Tom Hardy

The Dark Knight Rises star is to play Sir Elton John in the bio-pic Rocketman, produced by the John's own company. Like the Candle in the Wind singer, Hammersmith-born Hardy has battled drug addiction and, though not gay himself, played gay character Handsome Bob in RocknRolla. Filming for Rocketman starts in 2014.

Doctor Who

One month today is The Day Of The Doctor as the legendary sci-fi series celebrates its 50th birthday with a special 75-minute 3D episode screened in cinemas around the world. Tickets go on sale this Friday, 25 October.

Harry Styles

Together with his One Direction bandmates, the Primrose Hill resident is number one in the Rich List for British celebrities Under 30, with an estimated £59 million hoard. Daniel Radcliffe is second with £56 million, but if you add the fortunes of Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, Harry Potter is sitting on over £100 million.

Christopher Lee

Johnny Depp made the presentation to the 91-year-old horror film legend - also Count Dooku out of Star Wars - when Lee was awarded a prestigious BFI Fellowship as the London Film Festival drew to a close on the weekend.

Sex Workers

The second running of the London Sex Worker Film Festival takes place at the Rio cinema this weekend - a timely event given latest reports that many of London's 3,000 slaves are forced into prostitution.

Rob da Bank

The Radio 1 DJ is to launch a new London Electronic Arts Festival next month, with appearances from Giorgio Moroder, New Order and William Orbit. LEAF takes place mostly in Shoreditch and runs from 7-10 November.

David Bowie

Voted the best-dressed Briton in history by readers of BBC History Magazine, who appear to favour over-the-top fashion icons as they placed rival fancy dresser Queen Elizabeth I second in the poll.

Natalie Cassidy

She'll be back in January as Sonia Fowler on EastEnders. 'I am extremely excited to be making a full-time return,' said Cassidy, 30, who's been out of the soap for seven years. 'I feel so lucky as an actress to get back to my roots.'