James Bond Skyfall"s china bulldog sells out

Bulldog with a licence to sell: Royal Doulton sees sales of china dog soar as Bond fans rush to buy the ornament that sits on M's desk in Skyfall | UPDATED: 14:21 GMT, 19 November 2012 The James Bond films are known for lucrative deals with corporate sponsors, but Skyfall has also given an unexpected sales boost to a small British firm. In several scenes, a Royal Doulton china bulldog can be seen on M’s desk and becomes a key plot device.

Sex on the first date? Women ahappier to jump into bed with a new partner says dating website Parship

Sex on the first date No thanks, say MEN: Women are now happier to jump into bed with a new partner than men are Half of men would be turned off by a woman who wanted to have sex after going on only one date Only 39% of women felt the same way about men | UPDATED: 18:47 GMT, 16 November 2012 It's men who are desperate to leap into bed with women after just one date, right Wrong, according to new research suggesting that the stereotype is now defunct, and these days things are in fact the other way around.

David Beckham attends Lakers Game and tries really hard not to look at the scantily clad dancers

Keep looking down! David Beckham attends Lakers Game … and tries really hard not to look at the scantily clad dancers | UPDATED: 12:17 GMT, 14 November 2012 He's been in trouble before for getting photographed clearly enjoying the half-time dance routine by the scantily clad cheerleaders. So when David Beckham attended a Lakers game at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles on Tuesday, he did his best to look the other direction.

Miranda Kerr sizzles in pretty sheer blouse and satin skirt as she attends fashion party in New York

Does she ever get it wrong Miranda Kerr looks picture perfect in a black sheer blouse and brocade skirt at book launch | UPDATED: 13:10 GMT, 13 November 2012 With a busy modeling career and a young family, Miranda Kerr hardly has time to socialize.

Gemma Arterton looks stunning in lace gown as she attends charity ball

Well, she is a Bond Girl! Gemma Arterton looks stunning in lace gown as she attends charity ball | UPDATED: 13:20 GMT, 11 November 2012 She's not normally one to attend celebrity parties or flaunt her figure, but on Saturday night Gemma Arterton made an exception. The former Bond girl showed off her charitable side as she attended the Peace Earth Foundation ball dressed in a stunning gown

Do your friends influence your weight? How we feel about our size and shape is influenced by our friends, according to a new study

Do YOUR friends make you feel fat How we feel about our size and shape is influenced by the way pals feel about theirs, study reveals | UPDATED: 17:17 GMT, 6 November 2012 It is a well-known fact that women compare their figures with one another. But scientists have now taken this social comparing one step further, saying that women's body-related issues mirror what they think their friends' body image concerns are too.

Christina Aguilera sports odd plaited hairstyle as she joins The Voice panel on TV show

That's not a good look! Christina Aguilera sports odd plaited hairstyle as she joins The Voice panel for TV appearance | UPDATED: 13:09 GMT, 6 November 2012 She's known for her eccentric fashion sense and outlandish hairstyles, and on Monday Christina Aguilera continued that dodgy trend. The 31-year-old singer showed off another one of her odd hair dos as she made an appearance on TV news show, Extra

It"s Disney but not as you know it! Exclusive look at Harrods" magical fairy-tales meet fashion Christmas window display

It's Disney but not as you know it! Exclusive look at Harrods' magical fairy-tales meet fashion Christmas window display | UPDATED: 20:13 GMT, 5 November 2012 Christmas came early to London department store Harrods today with the launch of the shopping emporium's fantastical festive windows. The Disney-themed display, which will remain in situ until the end of the Christmas period, features much-loved traditional characters like Rapunzel and, Cinderella alongside newer cartoon folk such as Mulan and Tiana from The Princess and the Frog. Each of the 10 lavish window dressings was created by a different fashion designer and not surprisingly, given Harrod's reputation for wealth, glamour and opulence, they include some of fashion's biggest names, such as Missoni, Versace, Escada and Roberto Cavalli

The problem with female parking? Men get in our way!

The problem with female parking Men get in our way! | UPDATED: 21:51 GMT, 31 October 2012 For me, one of life's great mysteries has always been how, whenever I am attempting to manoeuvre my car into a tricky space, a man appears, seemingly from nowhere, to lend a hand.

Helen Flanagan very nearly spills out of her basque dress as she attends Spectacle Awards

No-one is looking at your glasses! Helen Flanagan very nearly spills out of her basque dress as she attends Spectacle Awards | UPDATED: 02:21 GMT, 31 October 2012 The event aims to prove that spectacle wearers can be sexy and Helen Flanagan definitely rose to the challenge. The former Coronation Street star squeezed her curves into a tight emerald green basque gown to attend the Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2012 awards ceremony, held at Battersea Power Station on Tuesday night.