Travelodge breach – the hotel chain is currently investigating how some of its customers received spam emails purporting to be from them offering job opportunities. Chief Executive, Guy Parsons has confirmed there has been no customer financial data stolen from its database and advised that a full investigation is being made of the breach. See more on this and a fuller company statement on security at Computer Weekly.
Dame Judi Dench – the Oscar-winning actress has just been made a Fellow of the British Film Institute. She was given the award by Greg Dyke who hailed her as an “extraordinary talent” and also called her a national treasure with an international reputation. Find a list of her career achievements at this unofficial fansite.
Selma Blair – the US actress, who has starred in films such as Cruel Intentions and Legally Blonde, has been involved in a car accident in Los Angeles. Selma, who is expecting her first child in a few weeks, was not injured in the accident. Check out details of her career at the IMDB.
Tinie Tempah – British rapper has said that he wants to break into the US market so that he can inspire youngsters to work hard. He is appearing on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury tonight and if you haven’t got tickets see him perform “Till I’m Gone” live on Letterman in the US.