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Meet JAE5, the producer behind J Hus' Common Sense album (18/10/2017)
As J Hus is nominated for four Mobo awards, Newsbeat sits down with JAE5 the producer behind his debut album....

Ivanka Trump reveals 'punk phase' when she liked Nirvana (18/10/2017)
The revelations appear in her mother's book Raising Trump, where she said she also dyed her hair blue....

Booker Prize winner: 'We live in a strange time' (18/10/2017)
US author George Saunders' acceptance speech is a message about love and "eliminating hatred"....

Mark Kermode: Was Blade Runner 2049 really a flop? (18/10/2017)
A raft of stories have suggested that Blade Runner 2049 failed at the box office. What's going on?...

The artist making 'new' Andy Warhol paintings (18/10/2017)
Paul Stephenson has used exactly the same methods and materials - so can they be called Warhols?...

Ed Sheeran cancels Asia tour dates after cycling accident (18/10/2017)
The star calls off seven dates in Asia after suffering multiple fractures in a bicycle accident....

Jameela Jamil: How The Good Place star got so lucky (18/10/2017)
The former T4 presenter on how she "blagged" a Hollywood role in sitcom The Good Place....

Riverdale: Everything you need to know about Netflix's hit drama (18/10/2017)
As the second series starts this week, here's what you should know about Netflix's hit dark drama....

'Don't have nightmares': Crimewatch through the years (18/10/2017)
Looking back at Crimewatch as the BBC show is axed after 33 years....

Calls to cancel Katie Hopkins' appearance at Lewes Speakers Festival (18/10/2017)
Attempts are being made to get the controversial columnist withdrawn from Lewes Speakers Festival....

Ed Sheeran's Shape of You was written in 90 minutes (18/10/2017)
Songwriter Steve Mac says working with Ed Sheeran on Shape of You was "extraordinary"....

What did people make of the Liar finale? (18/10/2017)
Viewers divided over ending of ITV series. Was the punishment fitting for the crime?...

Stormzy and J Hus lead the Mobo Awards nominations (18/10/2017)
Jorja Smith, Stefflon Don and Mercury Prize winner Sampha are also up for awards....

Man Booker Prize: Winner of £50,000 award to be announced (18/10/2017)
The winner of the prestigious fiction prize is to be revealed at a ceremony in London later....

Harvey Weinstein scandal: More Hollywood figures speak out (18/10/2017)
Jeffrey Katzenberg, Scott Rosenberg and Lauren Holly all share stories about the disgraced producer....

What Sean Hughes wanted to happen after his death (18/10/2017)
The comic, who died on Monday, wrote a poignant poem about his own death back in the 1990s....

Bjork elaborates on sexual assault claim (18/10/2017)
The star provides a detailed account of the harassment she says she experienced on a film set....

Solo: A Star Wars Story revealed as Han Solo movie title (18/10/2017)
The Star Wars spin off-film about the young Han Solo will be released in May 2018....

Ex-Emmerdale star reveals 42nd Street wardrobe secrets (17/10/2017)
Backstage with the stars of 42nd Street...

Grenfell art auction raises £1.9m (17/10/2017)
Artists including Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin donated works for surviving families....

Female friends for Thomas the Tank Engine (17/10/2017)
The 70-year-old children's franchise has been revamped for the latest TV series....

Marc Almond 'sorry' for gig outburst (17/10/2017)
A man and woman in the front row were apparently singled out by the singer....

Crimewatch is axed by the BBC after 33 years (17/10/2017)
But daytime sister programme Crimewatch Roadshow will continue, the corporation says....

Are US, UK and Russian politics similar? (17/10/2017)
Armando Iannucci has written satires about all three, so what does he think?...

Sex exploitation 'as bad in music industry as in Hollywood' (17/10/2017)
Music manager Sarah Bowden said she had once been sacked after refusing to sleep with a manager....

Lisa Wilkinson: Top Australian presenter quits in 'equal pay row' (17/10/2017)
Lisa Wilkinson says she is leaving because the Nine Network has not "met her expectations"....

UK TV drama about North Korea hit by cyber-attack (17/10/2017)
The TV series Opposite Number was cancelled following a cyber-attack in 2014....

Roger Moore stage opened at Pinewood Studios (17/10/2017)
Dame Joan Collins, Sir Michael Caine and Barbara Broccoli are among the guests....

Ed Sheeran breaks arm in cycling accident (17/10/2017)
The pop star's tour dates could be in jeopardy after he has "a bit of a bicycle accident"....

Mamma Mia 2: Cher returns to cinema with role in musical (17/10/2017)
The singer will return to the screen in the sequel to the Abba movie musical....

Paolo Nutini scholarship announced by university (16/10/2017)
The University of the West of Scotland plans a songwriting scholarship backed by the Paisley singer....

James Corden criticised for Harvey Weinstein joke at charity fundraiser (16/10/2017)
James Corden is criticised for a series of jokes he made about Harvey Weinstein....

Michael Jackson's choreographer Kenny Ortega introduces the next Zac Efron (16/10/2017)
High School Musical choreographer Kenny Ortega introduces the next Zac Efron...

Sheridan Smith talks about her 'out of control' anxiety (16/10/2017)
The actor's been opening up about her breakdown last year and the reasons behind it....

Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner to marry Joe Jonas (16/10/2017)
Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark, and US singer Joe Jonas are engaged....

Marilyn Manson was in 'excruciating pain' after stage accident (16/10/2017)
The star speaks for the first time about the stage accident that left him with several broken bones....

Harvey Weinstein: 'He came for me and shook me' - Jason Solomons (16/10/2017)
Film Critic Jason Solomons recalls an encounter with Harvey Weinstein in Venice after a bad review....

Harvey Weinstein: Met police investigate new sex assault claims (16/10/2017)
Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is accused of a number of sexual assaults in London, the BBC understands....

Banging the drum for women (15/10/2017)
Parv Kaur has created a niche for herself in the male-dominated field of Bhangra dhol playing....

Mick Fleetwood on the early days of Fleetwood Mac and why he's a terrible drummer (15/10/2017)
The Fleetwood Mac star on the band's early days, and why he can't play the same rhythm twice....

Harvey Weinstein: Woody Allen 'sad' for producer over sexual assault allegations (15/10/2017)
The director tells the BBC he heard rumours but never the "horror stories" which have emerged....

Harvey Weinstein: More women accuse Hollywood producer of rape (15/10/2017)
British actress Lysette Anthony says he attacked her at her London home in the late 1980s....

Afternoon Live with Simon McCoy: Highlights from first week on air (14/10/2017)
An arty weatherman, a dancing tennis star and a few bloopers too - the first week of the BBC News programme, Afternoon Live, with Simon McCoy....

Tracey Emin brings 'My Bed' to the Turner Contemporary (14/10/2017)
Artist Tracey Emin's "My Bed" was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1999....

Theatre cancels opera over portrayal of Asian characters (14/10/2017)
A London venue pulls the plug on a Welsh opera after non-Asian singers are cast as Chinese characters....

Will fashion brand Marchesa be tainted by Weinstein scandal? (14/10/2017)
The label run by Harvey Weinstein's wife is under pressure after sexual assault allegations against the Hollywood producer....

Ed Sheeran's Shape of You goes five times platinum (14/10/2017)
The single is now up there with Candle in the Wind '97 and Do They Know It's Christmas....

Liam Gallagher hits number one (on his own) (14/10/2017)
The Oasis singer's debut solo album sells 103,000 copies in a single week....

Harvey Weinstein: Film industry 'should be ashamed' says top producer (13/10/2017)
Film producer Stephen Woolley says rumours about Weinstein's behaviour were made into joke....

Linkin Park singer in posthumous Carpool Karaoke show (13/10/2017)
Chester Bennington filmed the Carpool Karaoke episode six days before his death in July....

Review: Bruce Springsteen's 'exuberant and intimate' Broadway debut (13/10/2017)
We review the star's 'exuberant and intimate' show, as he starts a 16-week engagement in New York....

Harvey Weinstein: US actress Rose McGowan makes rape allegation (13/10/2017)
An Amazon Studio executive is put on leave of absence after being accused of ignoring her allegation....

Harvey Weinstein timeline: How the scandal unfolded (13/10/2017)
Key developments in the saga surrounding the film producer....

Harvey Weinstein: Did everyone really know? (13/10/2017)
Lots of people have said the producer's alleged harassment and abuse was "an open secret". How open?...

'Lost masterpieces' found at Carmarthenshire County Museum (13/10/2017)
Two portraits are found to have been painted by 17th Century artists Sir Peter Lely and Mary Beale....

Elizabeth Hurley: ?Breast cancer will be beaten? (13/10/2017)
Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley has told BBC Radio 5 live she believes breast cancer can be beaten....

Dawn French at 60: What I've learned (13/10/2017)
The comedian shares some of the biggest life lessons she's learned along the way....

Emma Thompson: Harvey Weinstein 'top of harassment ladder' (13/10/2017)
Emma Thompson says the Weinstein allegations are part of a systemic problem in Hollywood....

Daniel Howell posts YouTube vlog revealing struggles with depression (13/10/2017)
The YouTuber and former Radio 1 presenter Daniel Howell said: "It's a huge part of my life and I just think it's weird for me to not talk about it."...

Rose McGowan, one of Harvey Weinstein's accusers, has account limited by Twitter (13/10/2017)
The social media company says it was because one of her tweets included a private phone number....

Facebook bans rapper Lil B for 'hate speech' posts (13/10/2017)
Lil B is banned from Facebook for 30 days for several posts about white people and gun violence....

Kingsman banned in Cambodia over 'negative portrayal' (13/10/2017)
The Hollywood blockbuster portrays the country as a haven for villains, the authorities say....

Line-up unveiled for BBC's new pop show (13/10/2017)
Liam Payne, Liam Gallagher and Foo Fighters will all appear on Sounds Like Friday Night....

Glamour magazine's Jo Elvin leaves after 17 years (13/10/2017)
The magazine is going digital first and will be published twice a year instead of every month....

James Van Der Beek reveals he was groped by 'powerful men' (13/10/2017)
The Dawson's Creek star talks of inappropriate encounters with "older, powerful men"....

Kate Beckinsale joins Harvey Weinstein accusers (13/10/2017)
A string of actresses have claimed he harassed or assaulted them in hotel rooms and offices....

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy returns to Radio 4 (13/10/2017)
A six-episode series will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 next year....

Trans Angolan popstar Titica shakes her way to success (12/10/2017)
Titica has become a big star among young Angolans and an icon for anti-LGBT discrimination....

Harvey Weinstein: Prosecutors defend lack of action (12/10/2017)
Prosecutors say audio, reportedly of a sting operation against Mr Weinstein, was "insufficient" evidence....

Beck: My last album won Kanye over (12/10/2017)
Colors singer bears no Grammy grudges with rapper ahead of new album release....

Buried art treasures at Tate St Ives in Cornwall (12/10/2017)
It has been built into the cliff face after local objectors said the scheme would block sea views....

Jez Butterworth's message to Harvey Weinstein (12/10/2017)
The British playwright reads out his open letter condemning Harvey Weinstein....

Harvey Weinstein: Secret recording of undercover sting (12/10/2017)
The New Yorker releases audio of an alleged undercover sting operation by New York Police in 2015....

Tate St Ives in Cornwall to open £20m cliff-face extension (12/10/2017)
The extension, built into the cliff face, creates nearly 600 sq m of extra space for the gallery....

'Useful art' champion Alistair Hudson to run Manchester galleries (12/10/2017)
New Manchester gallery boss Alistair Hudson says art should have "real impact in people's lives"....

Michelle Keegan: Is Our Girl too glamorous? (12/10/2017)
Viewers were surprised by how flawless actress Michelle Keegan looked in a disaster zone....

Bafta suspends Harvey Weinstein's membership (12/10/2017)
The British film and TV academy says his alleged behaviour is "completely unacceptable"....

Weinstein 'left the room and came back naked' (11/10/2017)
Model Zoe Brock claims she was one of Harvey Weinstein's victims....

Billie Jean King: Emma Stone and Steve Carell star in film (11/10/2017)
A film tracing the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs is released next month....

Harvey Weinstein: Wife Georgina Chapman leaves accused producer (11/10/2017)
Georgina Chapman says her "heart breaks" for victims of the US producer's "unforgivable actions"....

The Streets are going to tour again after seven years (11/10/2017)
The band played a farewell tour after their fifth album, Computers and Blues, in 2011....

Game of Thrones: Traffic banned from Dark Hedges road (11/10/2017)
Traffic is to be banned from road made famous by TV's Game of Thrones, to protect NI's Dark Hedges....

James Harding: BBC's head of news to leave (11/10/2017)
He says he will stand down as director of BBC News at the beginning of 2018....

Neck Deep scrap Nottingham show over 'heavy-handed' security (11/10/2017)
A gig-goer says the rock band "jumped in to stop fans getting hurt" by "heavy-handed" security....

Harvey Weinstein scandal: What next for Hollywood? (11/10/2017)
Five questions that need to be answered in the wake of the producer's sexual harassment scandal....

George Michael regretted going to war with Sony (11/10/2017)
The star believed the battle for creative control damaged his career, a new documentary reveals....

Doctor Who: Tom Baker finishes abandoned 1979 Shada serial (10/10/2017)
Doctor Who star Tom Baker has returned to complete unfinished episodes 36 years after they were abandoned....

Suzi Quatro: Rock's female role model (10/10/2017)
She shot Alice Cooper, kissed The Fonz and acted as a trailblazer for female musicians everywhere....

The Last Jedi trailer: Four big questions we want the answers to (10/10/2017)
The first full trailer for the new Star Wars film teases several major pieces of plot....

Grime pioneer Major Ace dies from brain tumour (10/10/2017)
The MC was part of Pay As U Go Cartel, which helped launch the careers of Wiley and DJ Target....

Debbie McGee makes Strictly Come Dancing boo-boo (10/10/2017)
The TV personality accidentally names an evicted contestant before the BBC show is aired....

Dolly Parton to read CBeebies bedtime story (10/10/2017)
The country music star will read Dog Loves Books by Louise Yates later this month....

Bafta Cymru 2017: 'We have the talent, imagination and hwyl' (9/10/2017)
Indiana Jones actor John Rhys-Davies says the film industry can transform Wales as he collects Bafta Cymru award....

Rebel Wilson: Bauer Media to fight record defamation payout (9/10/2017)
The publisher will appeal against a A$4.5m compensation sum awarded to the actress....

Belinda Carlisle: Still in Heaven? (9/10/2017)
The 80s pop star on her punk days, drug addiction, and why she's made an album of yoga chants....

Blade Runner 2049 disappoints at US box office (9/10/2017)
The sequel to the 1982 cult classic is the weekend's most popular film in America and 45 countries....

How Mel Brooks' lady of dance made it in a man's world (8/10/2017)
Mel Brooks' choreographer of choice Susan Stroman says the hard push for success has been worth it....

How Hollywood superstar Salma Hayek dropped out (7/10/2017)
Marmite, university, facial hair and colds. Salma Hayek's Four Things You Don't Know About Me....

Could you brave an 'immersive horror' show? (7/10/2017)
More and more are popping up as audiences seek a more thrilling experience....

Salman Rushdie on Trump and 'US identity crisis' (7/10/2017)
Salman Rushdie says there is a deep identity crisis in the US...

UK Glamour magazine won't be monthly any more (7/10/2017)
The last monthly print edition of the UK magazine will be in December as it takes a new direction....

Shania Twain and Tom Petty hit the charts (7/10/2017)
Shania Twain has scores a number one album, while Tom Petty returns to the chart after his death....

Liz Dawn: Coronation Street stars bid farewell at Salford Cathedral funeral (7/10/2017)
Emotional tributes are paid to the Coronation Street legend at Salford Cathedral....

Puerto Rico recovery: Hamilton creator releases charity song (7/10/2017)
Hamilton musical creator Lin-Manuel Miranda releases a charity song to help post-hurricane recovery....

Hollywood reacts to Harvey Weinstein abuse claims (7/10/2017)
Lena Dunham, Brie Larson and others respond to allegations of sexual harassment against the producer....

Will the 'Harukists' ever see Murakami bag the Nobel? (6/10/2017)
Each year Haruki Murakami fans gather to sip whisky and see if he will finally bag the Nobel....

Yves Saint Laurent Museum opens in Paris (6/10/2017)
As a museum dedicated to Yves Saint Laurent opens in Paris, hear from the people who knew the man himself....

Afghan refugee learns English watching EastEnders (6/10/2017)
Afghan refugee Farid says he learned English from watching episodes of EastEnders....

Cynan Jones penned award-winning story in his mum's shed (6/10/2017)
Fiction prize author Cynan Jones shares his formula for writing success....

Banksy's Snorting Copper back on the beat after restoration (6/10/2017)
The famous artwork, hidden from view for a decade, is back on public display having been restored....

Stars give their tips on getting your music heard (6/10/2017)
What makes a good demo? We asked some of the acts who were discovered by BBC Introducing....

Walter Scott Prize analysis finds trends in historical fiction (6/10/2017)
Analysis of the Walter Scott Prize shows which periods are popular novel settings - and which ones are not....

What do peace and dynamite have in common? (6/10/2017)
The Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on Friday but where do the prizes come from?...

'I thought Nobel Prize was a mistake' (6/10/2017)
The author discusses his Nobel Prize win with BBC arts editor Will Gompertz....

Sam Smith reveals the heartbreak that inspired Too Good At Goodbyes (6/10/2017)
The UK singer spent three weeks at number one with his new song, but says the song is about him, not his ex....

Florence Welch and Calvin Harris upset about Conservative Party playlist (6/10/2017)
They're unhappy that their music was played at the Conservative conference without permission....

Alexandra Shulman: Ex-Vogue chief takes aim at celebrity-obsessed editors (6/10/2017)
Some have interpreted the ex-Vogue editor's comments as a swipe at her successor Edward Enninful....

Netflix to raise prices in UK and US as competition hots up (6/10/2017)
The £1 or $2 a month increases for a premium subscription are the first for two years....

Sir Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson lead all-star King Lear cast (6/10/2017)
The pair will lead an all-star cast in a new BBC adaptation of King Lear....

West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin takes aim at US gun laws (6/10/2017)
Aaron Sorkin speaks out, despite being advised not to....

Mullally reveals surprise Ed Sheeran call ahead of record deal (5/10/2017)
Mullally signed a major record deal with Atlantic Records UK earlier this year....

Keeley Hawes to star in drama from Line of Duty creator (5/10/2017)
The Line of Duty actor will play the role in a BBC police drama written by Jed Mercurio....

Jason Manford: My nan prefers my singing to my comedy (5/10/2017)
The comedian reveals how his grandmother helped launch his singing career....

Taylor Swift leads MTV EMA nominations ahead of Shawn Mendes and Ed Sheeran (5/10/2017)
Shawn Mendes and Ed Sheeran are both up for four prizes at the MTV Europe Music Awards....

Charlotte Church marries Jonny Powell in secret ceremony (5/10/2017)
The singer married her boyfriend at Cardiff Register Office in September, but guests were sworn to secrecy....

Snapchat exhibits virtual Jeff Koons sculptures (5/10/2017)
The app beats Facebook to displaying famous artists' work via virtual reality....

Matt Lucas: First openly gay footballers will be superstars (5/10/2017)
Doctor Who star Matt Lucas says the first openly gay professional footballers will become icons....

Who won the world's longest-running photography competition? (5/10/2017)
Portraiture dominates the world's longest-running photography competition....

Doctor Foster reaches its climax - or was it an anti-climax? (5/10/2017)
Was the series two finale "pot-boiling tosh" or "fabulous, outrageous and addictive"?...

BBC's 9% gender pay gap revealed (5/10/2017)
An audit of the corporation's staff salaries has been published....

Blade Runner 2049: Ford and Gosling on the film's legacy (5/10/2017)
Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling on the making of the new film....

The dying art of the great song intro (5/10/2017)
The rise of streaming means pop stars are neglecting the art of the build-up....

Kanye West's The Life of Pablo becomes UK's first gold album from streaming alone (4/10/2017)
The Life of Pablo album is the first to be certified gold in the UK from streaming alone....

Welsh writer Cynan Jones wins BBC short story award (4/10/2017)
Cynan Jones beat four writers to scoop £15,000 for his "genuinely thrilling" story The Edge of Shoal...

Grooming victim fear over Coronation Street courtroom error (4/10/2017)
Court artist drawing a grooming victim "wasn't a true representation of procedure", ITV admits....

Rae Morris: 'I gave Zane Lowe a blank CD' (4/10/2017)
Rae Morris is among the artists playing a gig celebrating the 10th birthday of BBC Introducing....

Five times Clive Davis changed the course of music (4/10/2017)
He helped Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston and Alicia Keys become stars....

Taylor Swift lyrics used on US road signs to stop people looking at phones (4/10/2017)
A lyric from Look What You Made Me Do is being used to try to stop people looking at their phones while driving in America....

Kingdom of Us: Family's tragedy becomes Netflix film (4/10/2017)
Kingdom of Us tells the story of Vikie Shanks and her seven children after their father's suicide....

Backlash over illustrator's black Hermione fan art (4/10/2017)
Anoosha Syed got a strong reaction when she posted her illustration of the character online....

National Theatre specs create floating subtitles (4/10/2017)
The mixed-reality glasses could help the hard of hearing...

Steve Coogan gets six-figure damages over hacking (4/10/2017)
The actor and comedian says he will receive a six-figure sum and an apology over phone hacking....

Paris Fashion Week: From Cheryl to Dame Helen (4/10/2017)
Stars including Dame Helen Mirren and Cheryl Tweedy have been grabbing attention at the spring/summer shows....

Tamsin Greig on learning a 97-page play in two weeks (4/10/2017)
Tamsin Greig had to do a lot of memorising when she stepped into Labour of Love at the last minute....

Sophie Okonedo and Ralph Fiennes to play Antony and Cleopatra on stage (4/10/2017)
She will star as the Egyptian queen opposite Ralph Fiennes in Antony and Cleopatra....

Celebrities respond to Las Vegas shooting and criticise American gun laws (4/10/2017)
Stars have been reacting to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, with US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel breaking down on air....

14 acts who were influenced by Tom Petty (4/10/2017)
Sam Smith, Big Boi and Norah Jones are among the stars who have felt Tom Petty's influence....

The best (and worst) jukebox musicals (4/10/2017)
As the Cher musical is confirmed for Broadway next year, we look at the best and worst of jukebox musicals....

Tate Modern Turbine Hall's three-seater swing (3/10/2017)
Tate Modern's Turbine Hall has been turned into a giant adult playground - but why?...

Find out the secret to creating snow on a theatre stage (3/10/2017)
The head of props at the Royal Opera House reveals how they make a realistic snow scene on stage....

Justin Bieber meltdown 'worse than people realised' (3/10/2017)
Justin Bieber's manager says the pop star's meltdown in 2014 was "worse than people realised"....

Kendrick Lamar finally announces European Tour and will be joined by James Blake (3/10/2017)
After four years, two albums and seven Grammys, Kendrick Lamar announces his tour will come to the UK in 2018....

Marilyn Manson recuperating at home after stage accident (3/10/2017)
The star cancels nine dates after a stage prop collapsed on top of him on Saturday night....

Tate Modern's Turbine Hall turns into a giant adult playground (3/10/2017)
Take a peek at the latest installation to fill the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall....

Las Vegas shooting: Country music stars react (3/10/2017)
Country star Jason Aldean was performing when the shooting started....

Flatliners: Is the remake any good? (3/10/2017)
The critics certainly don't think so....

Kendall Jenner 'feels bad' after Pepsi Black Lives Matter advert controversy (2/10/2017)
The model says she feels "really bad" if she offended anyone after appearing in a controversial Pepsi advert....

DJs celebrate 50 years of Radio 1 and 2 (2/10/2017)
Radio 1 launches a "pop-up" vintage station to feature 50 one-hour themed shows across three days....

BBC Three's Overshadowed: The vlogging drama tackling anorexia (2/10/2017)
"I don't think I've seen anything on television like this before," says lead actress Michelle Fox....

50 facts about Radio 1 & 2 as they turn 50 (2/10/2017)
Starring Tony Blackburn, Chris Evans, Terry Wogan, Annie Nightingale, John Peel and Chris Moyles....

Lady Gaga tells fans she's getting stronger every day (2/10/2017)
There's hope for Gaga fans as she tweets saying she can't wait to get back on stage....

Strictly Come Dancing beats X Factor for Saturday viewers (2/10/2017)
Saturday's episode of the BBC dancing competition was watched by an average of 9.3m people....

Demi Lovato sent a song to her secret crush (2/10/2017)
The pop star talks about disastrous dates, and how once she had a crush on a famous friend....

Macklemore's Same Love takes centre stage at Sydney grand final (2/10/2017)
There were calls to ban the song Same Love from the NRL final amid Australia's gay marriage vote....

Peaceful scenes from the Archive of Modern Conflict (1/10/2017)
The director of the Archive of Modern Conflict explains why there is little conflict in their new exhibition 'Collected Shadows'....

Coolio: 'I may move to Europe because of Trump' (1/10/2017)
Coolio is touring the UK so we sat down and spoke about Trump, UK hip-hop and of course, Gangsta's Paradise....

Marilyn Manson fan describes moment rock star was hit by prop (1/10/2017)
Eyewitness Anthony Biscardi describes the moment a large prop fell on rock star Marilyn Manson....

Tower of London poppy artist turns to ballet (30/9/2017)
One of the artists behind the poppy installation at the Tower of London has turned his sights to ballet....

How 'Usain Bolt' is in Geri Horner's chicken shed (30/9/2017)
Geri Horner reveals why she named her cockerel after an Olympic megastar in Four Things You Don't Know About Me...

Meet Halle Berry and Beyonce's stunt double (30/9/2017)
Amanda Foster has spent the last 20 years as a stunt double for celebrities....

Roy of the Rovers to be rebooted by Rebellion (30/9/2017)
Roy Race is coming back in series of graphic novels and books for the 2018/2019 football season....

Holly Willoughby 'judged for looks' in early career (30/9/2017)
"A lot of people look at the blonde hair and have a massive judgement on you," she says....

Lynda Carter tells James Cameron: 'Stop dissing' Wonder Woman (30/9/2017)
Lynda Carter says the Avatar director is being "thuggish" in his criticism of Gal Gadot's movie....

Liz Dawn: Funeral to be held at Salford Cathedral (30/9/2017)
The service for the Coronation Street legend will be held in Salford next week....

Saturday morning kids' TV goes live again (30/9/2017)
Can Saturday Mash-Up! live up to the great Saturday morning children's TV of the past?...

Will & Grace target Donald Trump in comeback episode after 11 years away (30/9/2017)
The US sitcom returns after 11 years - and splits opinion by lampooning the US president....

Radio 1 at 50, but where is it? (29/9/2017)
The BBC's David Sillito asks some young people to tune his radio....

Why did this sitar sell for $62,500? (29/9/2017)
A musical instrument with one famous owner has just been auctioned for more than $60,000....

Making the music scene gender neutral (29/9/2017)
MC Kathika, who says she has been cat-called and groped on stage, wants equality in music....

Beatle George Harrison's sitar auctioned for $62,500 (29/9/2017)
The instrument was used by Harrison during the recording of the Beatles song Norwegian Wood....

Beyonce sings in Spanish on charity Mi Gente remix (29/9/2017)
The star records a new version of J Balvin's hit single, with proceeds going to Puerto Rico....

Alanna Baker: The Cirque du Soleil star who 'ran off with the circus' (29/9/2017)
British gymnast Alanna Baker on how she ended up in Cirque du Soleil's OVO ahead of the show?s British debut....

The poetic announcer delighting train goers (29/9/2017)
'Poetry Patrick' has earned himself a fan base on the tracks with his lyrical train announcements....

Next generation of performance poets? (29/9/2017)
Performance poet @arghkid encourages a new generation to write their own poems on National Poetry Day....

Kate Tempest celebrates rhyme as poetry sales rise (29/9/2017)
Poetry book sales are up by 10% as Kate Tempest and John Cooper Clarke help celebrate National Poetry Day....

James Cameron isn't a fan of 'gorgeous' Wonder Woman (29/9/2017)
But the Avatar director likes the fact "that, sexually, Wonder Woman had the upper hand with the male character"....

11 great authors who wrote for Hugh Hefner's Playboy (29/9/2017)
Margaret Atwood, Roald Dahl and Jack Kerouac penned stories for Hugh Hefner's magazine....

Descendants 2: Stars reveal magical secrets from Disney's new film (28/9/2017)
Ayshah meets the stars of Disney's new musical adventure, which hits TV screens next month in the UK....

Mel Brooks says The One Show is 'nuts' (28/9/2017)
The comedian and film-maker is bewildered by the show's sudden shift in tone....

Rita Ora to host MTV Europe Music Awards in London (28/9/2017)
The singer will perform her new music at the event in November, which is being held in London for the first time in more than two decades....

Ibeyi: 'They tried to bury us, but we were seeds' (28/9/2017)
French-Cuban band Ibeyi find hope and joy amidst political turmoil on their second album Ash....

Celebs Go Dating stars reveal what it's like to be on the show (28/9/2017)
The contestants on E4's Celebs Go Dating show are about to find out....

Blue Planet 2 producer promises a 'real life Pixar' from underwater sequel (28/9/2017)
The BBC is going under the waves with David Attenborough in a second series of Blue Planet, which was first shown in 2001....

Blade Runner 2049: The first reactions are in (28/9/2017)
Early verdicts on the follow-up to Ridley Scott's film hail a "sci-fi masterpiece"...

Take That mums react to band's new musical (28/9/2017)
The mothers of all five members share their thoughts on The Band....

Why Natalie Morales called paparazzi 'disgusting' (28/9/2017)
The star of Battle of the Sexes says a photographer deliberately took pictures up her skirt at the film's US premiere....

Pitbull and J Lo help hurricane-hit Puerto Rico (28/9/2017)
The rapper says he was "just doing his part" in sending his private plane to the hurricane-hit island....

What's the big deal about Blade Runner? (28/9/2017)
Five things you need to know about Ridley Scott's sci-fi before watching its long-awaited sequel....

Take That launch new musical (with Lulu's help) (28/9/2017)
The Scottish singer joins Gary Barlow and friends at the Manchester launch of their new stage show....

The horrifying cycle death that inspired white bike play (27/9/2017)
The White Bike was written after author Tamara von Werthern saw a ghost bike at the scene of a crash....

 

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