Buzzing: Adele wins songwriter award

Adele wins songwriter award

Adele won Songwriter of the Year at Britain's Ivor Novello Awards on Thursday. This is her third Ivor Novello, which recognises British and Irish song writing and composing.

Sex scandal persona to stay secret

Britain's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld an injunction preventing the English press from naming a celebrity who was involved in an extra-marital threesome. Details are available online, but the injunction stays until a trial can be held. The celebrity, PJS, is identified on the Web as David Furnish, Elton John's spouse.

Civilian service instead of army for Lee Min Ho

Actor Lee Min Ho is to report for civilian service in place of military service, said show-business insiders. Reports said he would perform civilian service instead of enlisting in the army due to an injury from a 2006 car accident. He had metal rods inserted in his fractured leg, which were later removed to improve his stunt scenes

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 21, 2016, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe