Richard Starkey, better known as Ringo Starr, has become the second member of The Beatles to be knighted, after Sir Paul McCartney. Ringo, who was honored for “services to music,” said, “It means recognition for the things we've done. I was really pleased to accept this."
Conor McGregor was arrested and charged with assault and criminal mischief after crashing a pre-fight press event and leaving fighter Michael Chiesa hospitalized. The blowup happened after the UFC stripped the fighter of his lightweight belt to allow a new champ to be crowned.
Edie Falco ('The Sopranos,' 'Nurse Jackie') is receiving rave reviews for her role in the just-released romantic drama ‘Outside In’. Falco plays a middle-aged high school teacher trapped in her job and marriage helping a former student and ex-con transition back into society.
Activist for girls’ education and the world’s youngest Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time since being attacked by Taliban militants in 2012. Now 20, she is attending Oxford and is visiting her home country to meet with its prime minister.
Following claims that Ecuador spent $5m to protect Julian Assange, the country removed extra security at its London embassy. The WikiLeaks founder has been at the embassy since 2012 after being granted asylum and believes he will be extradited by the U.S. if he leaves.
Olivia de Havilland, the last living main star from ‘Gone with the Wind,’ has turned 102. The actress has won two Oscars, one in 1946 for Best Actress in ‘To Each His Own,’ and the second three years later for ‘The Heiress.’ She was recently named Dame by Queen Elizabeth.
Prince Charles plans to declare Camilla Parker Bowles, his second wife with whom he had a long affair while married to Princess Diana, Queen of England upon his ascension to the throne, a source told The Daily Beast. The palace says Bowles will be “Princess Consort.”