• Lemmy Kilmister from Motorhead has had a little help with his Halloween fancy dress this year - he's had it drawn on by the creators of the Simpsons comic books.

    The heavy metal rocker is part of a story for the annual Treehouse of Horror series, which sees him and bandmates Philip Campbell and Mikkey Dee take Homer to hell.

    In a single frame promoting the 16th comic in the series, Bart can be seen appearing as a devil, while Kilmister seems to be a spookier version of himself.

    It will be released in the US in time for Halloween, but UK fans

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  • With the time for wearing Halloween fancy dress fast approaching, this week could be a good time to look at decor for your home.

    There are plenty of affordable bits and bobs that can now be picked up from the supermarkets, with Asda currently stocking some fab pumpkin-shaped tealights for under a fiver.

    However, as with invitations, it's also fun to add to them with handmade items.

    101 Halloween Ideas recommends creating creepy table displays by filling vases with empty branches, pressed autumn leaves and dried flowers and then tying black and

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  • Should you be in the Birmingham area with nothing to do this weekend, you could don a witch fancy dress costume and head along to the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel.

    That's because the venue is playing host to the Discworld Convention, which this year has the theme 'The Thing and the Whole of the Thing'.

    This only happens every two years and is a celebration of Terry Pratchett's popular series of books, some of which have also been made into television programmes.

    Not only will there be

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