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Last Updated: Friday, 29 October, 2004, 07:55 GMT 08:55 UK
Actress Lohan rests after illness
Actress Lindsay Lohan has been released from hospital after receiving treatment for a high fever and headaches.

Lohan, 18, had to postpone filming the movie Herbie: Fully Loaded after being admitted to hospital last week after being ill for several days.

Her publicist, Leslie Sloane Zelnik, said the Mean Girls and Freaky Friday star was "taking it easy and doing great".

She added that production on Herbie would resume immediately.


Taxi crash actor Torn walks free

Emmy Award-winning actor Rip Torn has been found not guilty of drink driving.

Jurors at the hearing in New York said they did not believe the police account he had been drinking excessively.

Torn's lawyer, Adam Levy, said his client had one-and-a half-drinks the night of his arrest last January, after his car struck a taxi.

Police officer Vanessa McBride testified that Torn, 73, appeared "dishevelled" and "smelled of alcohol" when she arrested him.


Morrissey urges US to oust Bush

Singer Morrissey has urged people to vote against George W Bush in the forthcoming US presidential election.

The star - who lives in Los Angeles - said the president had turned the US into the most "neurotic and terror- obsessed country on the planet".

The former Smiths frontman said in a statement: "With all my heart I urge people to vote against George Bush.

"John Kerry is the logical and sane move. Please bring sanity and intelligence back to the US."


P Diddy steps up US vote campaign

Hip-hop mogul P Diddy has criticised the US presidential campaigners for a "failure" to address inner-city issues.

During his Vote or Die! tour he said he was disappointed that President George W Bush and challenger John Kerry were not stopping in urban areas.

"If you look at the campaign schedules, they're not making time for these people," he said.

He was in the midst of a six-city tour aimed at empowering minorities and young people to vote on 2 November.


Jolie speaks out on Sudan crisis

Actress Angelina Jolie has described the crisis in Sudan's Darfur region as "unbelievably horrible".

Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR, has visited refugees in many conflict-torn countries.

She said Darfur was the worst she had seen because rights abuses and violence continued and nowhere was safe.

Jolie has recently been promoting her latest film, the Dreamworks animation Shark Tale.


Kelly to play TV serial killer

Former Stars In Their Eyes host Matthew Kelly is to play a serial killer in his first leading TV drama role.

Kelly has moved away from presenting and embarked on stage roles since announcing his retirement from the talent show in March.

His role in the theatre production Of Mice And Men won him critical acclaim, and a best actor Olivier award.

On his retirement from Stars In Their Eyes he was given an emotional send-off by celebrities from Coronation Street.





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