Demi Lovato said  she was thankful to be alive and needed time to recover in her first remarks since an overdose nearly two weeks ago. Photograph: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images

US pop singer Demi Lovato spoke out at the weekend about her battle with addiction, saying she needed “time to heal and focus on my sobriety” days aft(...)

Singer and actress Demi Lovato was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday suffering from a suspected overdose. File photograph: Danny Moloshok/Reuters

US pop singer Demi Lovato is awake after she was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday suffering from a suspected overdose, according to media re(...)

Carrie Fisher was returning to Los Angeles after being in the UK to film the third season of the British television comedy Catastrophe. Photograph:Paul Hackett/File Photo/Reuters

Carrie Fisher, the actor beloved for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, is being treated in intensive care after suffe(...)

File photograph of  Vincent Bugliosi who  has died. He was the prosecutor in the Charles Manson trial who went on to write the best-selling true-crime book, “Helter Skelter”. Photograph: Toby Talbot

Vincent Bugliosi, who prosecuted cult leader Charles Manson and members of his so-called “family” for seven murders, then turned to writing books that(...)

Musician Jeff Hanneman of Slayer performs onstage during The Big 4 held at the Empire Polo Club in April 2011 in Indio, California. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The death has taken place of pioneering musician and founding member of thrash metal band Slayer, Jeff Hanneman. He was 49. Hanneman died(...)