London, Mar 9 : Harry Styles could be parting ways with his band ' One Direction' when he joins his band mates for tour rehearsals this month.
Rumors are floating in the music industry that the 'What Makes You Beautiful' singer is planning to go solo after four years in the band, Daily Star reported.
An insider has revealed that Styles has become a 'virtual stranger' to the rest of the group members as if he isn't part of the band.
The source revealed that it's going to come to a head now because for the first time in months the band will spend every day together as they rehearse for this summer's tour.
London, Mar 09 : Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is reportedly willing to 'cold-shoulder' the 10 million pounds loyalty bonus he has been by the club and plans to leave boss David Moyes ' squad this summer.
Van Persie will reportedly miss out the huge bonus he is due to receive, after completing the final two years of his contract at Old Trafford, if he leaves United this summer.
According to the Mirror, the ace striker is a target for the Italian club Juventus FC and is open to move to Italy following United's poor show under Moyes' reign.
London, Mar 9 : Liz Hurley is all set to star in the US drama ' The Royals' under the banner of 'E! Entertainment Channel'.
The show is about a fictional British Royal Family with a racy take on life and will be full of, the Daily Express reported.
The 48-year-old actress will essay the role of fictional Queen Helena, a woman who has the power, beauty and intelligence to get what she wants, British actor Vincent Regan, 48 will be seen as King Simon.
Washington, March 9 : Drew Barrymore has shared some words of wisdom for brides-to-be , asking them to look like themselves on the D-day.
The 39-year-old actress, who is also the creator of Flower Beauty makeup line, said that the biggest mistake brides can make on their wedding day is overdoing their make-up and hairstyling, People Magazine reported.
The '50 First Dates' star asserted that you don't want to look back at the pictures from your nuptials and think the person in the snaps is not you.
Washington, March 9 : Astronaut Mark Kelly and his twin brother Scott have enlisted themselves for a NASA study that will help the space agency gauge the effects of spaceflight on the human body.
Craig Kundrot, deputy chief scientist of NASA's Human Research Program, says in a news release that the brothers provide a unique opportunity to study two people with the same genetics who were in different environments, the Huffington Post reported.
According to officials, Scott has spent a year in space while Mark was on Earth.
London, March 9 : Samsung will be soon streaming 13 million free songs for their customers via their new free music service 'Milk Music'.
The South Korean gadget maker's free music services, which is designed to be easy to use and highly customizable, includes over 200 stations and 13 million songs, the Daily Star reported.
Samsung said that their ' Milk Music' app will let the users adjust which songs they want to play, based on release date and popularity and customize music by adding preferred stations and playlists.
London, Mar 09 : Formula One racer Jenson Button has said that there is nothing he is 'afraid' of as the last couple of months have put everything into 'perspective' for him.
Button is reportedly not concerned that this may be his last year on the grid as returning McLaren boss Ron Dennis shocked everyone by not extending Button's contract beyond this season.
According to the Mirror, there are claims that Button will have a difficult time against McLaren's new signing Kevin Magnussen but Button has said that for him its 'different than a guy' who has been in it for three or four years.
Washington, March 9 : Dalai Lama has revealed that he supports gay marriage.
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader told talk show host Larry King that if two people, a couple, really feel that getting married is more practical and satisfying and both sides fully agree, then ok, ABC News reported.
He, however, added that each country had the right to choose for themselves whether to legalize gay unions or not.
His new-found support for gay unions is a shift from his previous remarks that criticised homosexuality, including denouncing anal and oral sex. (ANI)
London, Mar 9 : Nicole Scherzinger has decided to quit ' X Factor' for a year so that she could spend some quality time with her F1 ace boyfriend Lewis Hamilton.
The former Pussycat Doll singer is elated at chance to cheer 29-year-old former F1 champ at many races this season, the Mirror reported.
Another reason for her leaving the show is that she will also have time to promote her first solo album in three years as she recently signed a multimillion pound deal with Sony.
Washington, March 9 (: The use of smartphones and other gadgets could be giving you wrinkles around the neck, as constantly looking down at handheld devices and computers develops a line around the neck and chin.
According to CACI international, a U. K. nonsurgical facelift systems manufacturer and supplier, there is an emergence of the new wrinkle 'Techneck' amongst tech-obsessive people, Slate Magazine reported.
London, Mar 9 : Former England one-day captain Paul Collingwood has advised his former team to focus on victory in the Twenty20 series in the West Indies now instead of preparation for the ICC World Twenty20.
Following England's 50-over series victory over West Indies, the tourists have three T20s, the first of which is on Sunday, before the World T20 begins in Bangladesh on 16 March.
Karachi, Mar 9 : West Indies batting star Chris Gayle has said that he believes his team will face a tough challenge when defending their World Twenty20 title at Bangladesh this year.
The left-handed opener was a key member of the side which lifted the T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka two years ago, and is expected to be at the forefront again in the March 16 to April 6 campaign in Bangladesh.
According to The Nation, Gayle said that although West Indies has a realistic shot at defending their World T20 title, it however, would be a tough challenge for them as the other teams are playing good cricket and are in good form currently.
Nagpur, Mar 9 : Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari has called for education, especially of computer knowledge for Muslim girls for the development of the country.
Addressing a gathering of Muslims here yesterday, Gadkari said: "We should give good education to the women in our family and also adequate computer knowledge. I have donated computers to several Muslim organisations and asked them to pray ten times a day."
Sydney, March 9 : Cate Blanchett's trip to a Hollywood tattoo parlour could be more than just marking her second Oscar win; it is being speculated that the tattoo may be dedicated to her friend Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died this year from an accidental drug overdose.
The 44-year-old actress was clicked with her husband Andrew Upton along with fellow actors Amy Adams and her fiance Darren Le Gallo at the parlour, which most of the press widely speculate was to mark her winning the best actress award for her performance in Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine,' the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
Sydney, March 9 : Following her friend Naomi Watts' ill-fated role playing Princess Diana, could Nicole Kidman become the next victim of the princess curse, as her new film ' Grace of Monaco' is now stuck in limbo.
While the film is scheduled to open the Cannes Film Festival on May 14, Kidman's friend, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, has effectively dropped the project, taking it off his company's slate of north American releases for this year fater having a dispute with the movie's director, Olivier Dahan , the Syndey Morning Herald reported.
Washington, March 9 : Researchers have said that FDA-approved anti-psychotic drugs possess tumor-killing activity against the most aggressive form of primary brain cancer, glioblastoma.
The team of scientists, led by principal investigator, Clark C. Chen, MD, PhD, vice-chairman, UC San Diego, School of Medicine, division of neurosurgery, used a technology platform called shRNA to test how each gene in the human genome contributed to glioblastoma growth. The discovery that led to the shRNA technology won the Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine in 2006.
London, Mar 9 - World number one Tiger Woods has moved within three points off the lead after the penultimate round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Saturday by carding eight birdies in a 66. The 14-time Major winner, seven times a winner of this event and the current defending champion, produced the best round of the week to reach one under and a share of fourth at Doral with some impressive putts, including a
35-foot effort at the 16th, and made four birdies on each nine.
Beijing, March 9 - There is still no information on the location of Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370, more than 24 hours after it lost contact with ground, the airline said early Sunday.
"As of now, the search and the rescue team has yet to determine the whereabouts of the MH370," Xinhua quoted the airline's spokesperson as saying at a press conference in Beijing, which lasted less than 30 minutes.
He added that rescue teams have "failed to find evidence of any wreckage".
London, March 9 - Rapper Jay Z has reportedly rejected a chance to be Kanye West's best man at his wedding to socialite Kim Kardashian because he is totally against appearing on her reality TV show.
The 44-year-old only agreed to the idea initially, provided his family, including wife Beyonce Knowles and their two-year-old daughter Blue Ivy, wouldn't be filmed for "Keeping Up With The Kardashians".
"Jay is Kanye's closest friend so he wants him to be best man," contactmusic. com quoted a source as saying.
Sopot (Poland), March 9 - Reigning World and Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce stormed into Sunday's semi-finals of the women's 60m sprint, when she won her heat at the World Indoor Championships here.
Running out of lane three in heat two, the dynamic pint-sized sprinter easily brushed aside her competition to cross the line in 7.12 seconds, with the British Virgin Islands' Tahesia Harrigan-Scott finishing second in 7.20 seconds, reports CMC.