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  • Lupita Nyong’o Named World’s Most Beautiful

    2014 MTV Movie Awards - ArrivalsLupita Nyong’o has a growing awards collection (including an Oscar), but she “never dreamed” she would be named People magazine’s Most Beautiful Person. The 12 Years a Slave star and Lancôme spokeswoman appears on this month’s cover with her trademark cropped hair, a sparkly necklace, and her perpetual smile. “I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen,” she told People. Growing up, her idea of beauty was “light skin and long, flowing, straight hair…Subconsciously you start to appreciate those things more than what you possess.” Now her natural beauty is not only celebrated but further enhanced by her innate elegance, humility, and originality. Nyong’o joins an impressive roster of past winners including Julia Roberts, Beyoncé, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, and Angelina Jolie.

    —Emily Farra

    Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage 
  • Miranda Kerr Proves Model-Slash-Actress Is So Last Season

    Miranda Kerr

    It would seem that model-slash-singer is overtaking the age-old model-slash-actress label—particularly among Victoria’s Secret supermodels. First, Cara Delevingne proved she’s more than a few goofy faces when she sang “I Want Candy” for a Katie Grand x Hogan video. Then, Gisele Bündchen lent her talents to not one, but two H&M commercials, most recently covering Blondie’s “Heart of Glass.”. And today, Bobby Fox released a cover of Elvis Presley’s “You’re the Boss,” with Miranda Kerr (OK, she’s a former V.S. model, but still…) taking over Ann-Margret’s part. While the song lacks Elvis and Ann-Margret’s palpable chemistry, we have to hand it to Kerr: Her voice does sound supersweet (listen here, below). Turns out, she’s had a little practice. Back in 2012, she sang a tune for a (slightly bizarre) Japanese commercial for Lipton Iced Tea. Maybe The Voice should start filming a models-only segment?

    —Emily Farra

    Photo: Joe Schildhorn / 
  • Boy George’s Night Out in New York

    After Party for BOY GEORGE Presented by ERICH CONRAD & MISS GUYAround midnight last night, guests gathered at The Top of The Standard for a private reception for Boy George, who had just wrapped a one-night-only performance at Irving Plaza. “It’s like the eighties in here,” Victoria Bartlett told us as she walked in. And perhaps it was the eighties all over again: A rare stateside visit from Boy George means that companions from the glory days of nightlife will come out of the woodwork. Sandra Long wore a signature white fur coat and feathered headpiece, and hosts Miss Guy and Erich Long greeted guests from their banquette near the front.

    “I remember getting dressed up with my sisters as kids and dancing in front of the mirror to Boy George, pretending we were grown women!” Ladyfag told us, her thick eyeliner no doubt a tribute to “Karma Chameleon.” The evening drew in a range of Boy George fans young and old, including the likes of Peter Brant Jr., Julia Restoin Roitfeld, and Rachel Chandler. On the dance floor, husband-wife duo Catherine Martin and Baz Luhrmann danced up a storm until late into the night. You’re welcome in New York whenever you like, Boy George—it seems like your fan base has only grown.

    —Todd Plummer

    Photo: Sam Deitch/
  • MTv News: Demi Shares Adorable Snap Of Her And Boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama
    The two were on the phone to each other while Demi was in bed...
  • MTv News: Calvin Harris Talks Rita Ora While Rita Opens Up About Ex Rob Kardashian!
    Rita used to date Rob but is currently dating Calvin...
  • Catherine Middleton: Duchess of the Decks

    The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand

    More pseudo-news—sartorial and otherwise—unfolds as the Royals continue their Australian tour. Today, Kate Middleton joined the ranks of social butterflies-cum-music mavens like Chelsea Leyland, Hannah Bronfman, Harley Viera-Newton, and Mia Moretti after being taught how to DJ at an Australian youth center. Naturally, this all happened while she was donning a baby pink McQueen suit. Maybe The Misshapes will ring the Palace if they’re looking to turn their trendy trio into a titled quartet. Then again, maybe they won’t.

    —Katharine K. Zarrella

    Photo: Getty Images 
  • MTv News: Justin Bieber Shares Cute Photo Of Selena Gomez Playing With His Siblings
    Meanwhile Selena has unfollowed the 'Confident' singer on Instagram...
  • MTv News: Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson Reckons He's Made Talent Shows Cool Again
    Ricky credits himself with Chris Martin's decision to appear on The Voice USA...
  • Marina’s Must-Haves: Valentino’s Personalized Leather Jacket


    I’m looking for a colorful jacket to wear this spring. By now, I’m exhausted by my dark clothes—even my favorite black motorcycle jacket that I wear every day and night. I’m looking for a colorful leather topper that will remain a classic wardrobe staple for seasons to come. In my opinion, red is a neutral tone that you can wear all year long. And with that in mind, there’s no one in the industry who does the shade better than Valentino—the famous Valentino Red. Part of the Absolute Rouge Signature Collection, this motorcycle jacket can be customized with studs, any of the twenty-six letters of the alphabet, and/or eight symbols offered. So feel free to add stars, little hearts, your own initials, and so on. The same treatment can be given to a selection of rouge shoes, bags, and small leather goods. This is what I call taking personalization to the next level.

    Valentino Red biker jacket, $6,690, available exclusively in Valentino stores or at

    —Marina Larroudé

    Photo: Courtesy of Valentino
  • MTv News: Kanye West Wants James Franco's Bound 2 Parody For His Wedding
    Franco revealed he got a call from the rapper himself...
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  • CCTV released following assault in Bristol store
    We are releasing CCTV images of two women we would like to speak to about an assault in a Bristol store. A 44-year-old woman in a wheelchair and her 22-year-old daughter were in Primark in The Horsefair at about 1pm on Wednesday
  • Did you see fail to stop collision in Fishponds
    We are seeking the public’s help following a fail to stop road traffic collision in the Fishponds area of Bristol.  The incident happened shortly after 8pm on Saturday (April 19) at the junction of Soundwell Road and Broad Road i
  • Gratuitous criticism will not help the police to improve
    Here's the full text of an article on police leadership by Nick Gargan - an edited version of which appeared in today's Guardian. It stung me to read the words of Bernard Jenkin MP Chair of the Public Administration Select Commit
  • Cannabis, scales and cash seized following Bridgwater drugs warrant
    Cannabis and equipment used in its production has been seized by police officers in Bridgwater. We had received information from the local community which enabled us to execute a drugs warrant at a property in Stockmoor Drive las
  • Help us track down an absconder from HMP Leyhill, South Gloucestershire
    Can you help us trace a man who has absconded from HMP Leyhill in South Gloucestershire? Dean Evans, pictured, was found to be missing from the open prison just before 6pm on Monday, 21 April and reported to the police shortly af
  • Gold award for Avon and Somerset Police
    Avon and Somerset Police has been awarded the Investors in People Gold award for going above and beyond in the way it develops, supports and motivates its team. We are the only Home Office force in the country to hold Gold status
  • Warning about new computer scam
    A new computer scam which attempts to blackmail victims has been revealed.  Young men who use social media sites are being targeted specifically as they are asked to pay sums of money to prevent screen shots of themselves in comp
  • Anti-social Motorcyclists
    Police operations around Stokes park/Purdown regarding Anti-Social Behaviour on motorcycles have been fruitful over the last few weeks with two bikes being seized and four riders being issued with Sec. 59 notices and other associa
  • Fly Tipping Prosecution
    After police received  information from a member of public who had witnessed a fly tipping incident they worked closely with Taunton Deane Borough Council. This ultimately resulted in a prosecution after a male from Wellington adm
  • Community Speed Watch Action Week
    You may well see members of the local Community Speed Watch Team in operation this week.  Please feel free to offer encouragement to these hard working volunteers who endeavour to keep our roads safe.  If you wish to volunteer fo
  • Theft From Motor Vehicle
    Please be aware that we have had one reported Theft from Motor Vehicle, while parked near to Woodlands End, Mells.  A handbag was stolen from within the vehicle High Visibility patrols will be increased in the area but please rem
  • Aston Martin stolen, tracked and recovered in Bath
    Three men have been arrested on suspicion of burglary at a house in Weston Park, Bath and the theft of an £80,000 Aston Martin car. The owner reported it being driven away at around 1.50am today, Wednesday April 23. He later foun
  • Thefts From Motor vehicles and Non Dwelling Burglaries
    We have had a few thefts from motor vehicles and thefts from garages and outhouses in the villages. Please make sure that nothing of value is left in your vehicle including loose change. The thefts from garages seem to be mountai
  • Vulnerable Vehicle Focus
    PCSO's will be out monitoring local Beauty spots in the area checking vehicles, that belongings have been left in them on display. If items are found we send a letter to the registered keeper to alert them to the items were on dis
  • Theft of 12 tonne compressor from Avonmouth
    We are appealing for the public’s help following the theft of a scrap compressor in north Bristol.  The 12-tonne compressor was taken from the King Lifting’s Bristol depot in Third Way, Avonmouth.  We think that the property was