Sandra Bullock (34) is ready to take a year off.

"I've done everything I want to do. I have nothing else to say as an actor. I'm not going to act for a year except for cameos in films I'm producing," she said. She gained stardom as America's favourite "girl next door" in hits like Speed (1994), but then had a string of flops. Her new film with Nicole Kidman, Practical Magic, opens in US cinemas tomorrow.

Former TV presenter Anne Diamond and her husband Mike Hollingsworth are "leading separate lives", it was confirmed yesterday. Their solicitor, Rhory Robertson, reacted to reports that the couple's nine-year marriage was over by declaring that the couple have no plans to divorce.

Chef Gordon Ramsay (31) was told off by his mother for throwing Joan Collins out of his restaurant. The ex-Glasgow Rangers footballer asked Collins to leave his Chelsea eaterie because she was in a party with food critic A.A. Gill, accused by Ramsay of insulting him in his newspaper column last week.

Soccer manager Bryan Robson has revealed he spent the weekend with Paul Gascoigne at a clinic and that the player will return to Middlesbrough only when doctors give the go-ahead.

Robson said of Gascoigne's rehabilitation: "It will be an indefinite period. We will be guided by the consultants and doctors while they are treating Paul."

Prince Charles is to write to the chairman of the Press Complaints Commission following a newspaper story about Prince Harry's hairstyle, it was announced yesterday. Yesterday's Mirror reported how an attempt by Harry (14) and Eton schoolmates to copy soccer star Michael Owen's short haircut went wrong and resulted in him having a marine-style crop at a barber's shop to repair the damage.