- Mel B and Jerry Springer will host the 2008 Miss Universe Pageant. — E!
- A jury has found ex-pub landlord James King not guilty over claims he received a bribe from Amy Winehouse's husband, Blake Fielder-Civil. King claimed he was bullied into withdrawing his statement in the GBH case. — ITN
- The gates opened at Glastonbury yesterday, with forecasters predicting it will be the driest in five years. It will still rain on Friday, though. — Daily Mail
- Salman Rushdie has been knighted by the Queen for his services to literature. — BBC
- In more honours news, Sir Ian McKellen has been made a Companion of Honour for services to drama and equality. — MSN
- Happy Birthday to Paddington Bear, who celebrated his 50th anniversary by being guest of honour at a children's party. — Press Association
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