Celebrity news

Pippa to give party advice

One thing everyone in Britain can agree on: Pippa Middleton knows how to party. So Middleton — the sister of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge — was marking the release of her new book, ‘‘Celebrate,’’ with a private launch party Thursday night, posing outside Daunt Books in west London. ‘‘Celebrate’’ is Middleton’s guide to home entertaining. It draws on her experiences working with her parents’ business, Party Pieces, and a London-based events company. (AP)

‘Diddy’ in car accident

Sean ‘‘Diddy’’ Combs is being treated for injuries he sustained during a minor car accident in Beverly Hills, Calif. A spokeswoman for the rapper-producer says he hurt his neck, ribs, and collarbone in the crash Wednesday on Sunset Boulevard near the Beverly Hills Hotel. Combs was a passenger in a Cadillac Escalade when a Lexus sedan made a left turn and collided with it. A police lieutenant said Combs complained of pain but he was not taken to a hospital at the time. (AP)