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BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 08, 2018

Priyanka Chopra: US writer sorry for 'scam artist' comment
Mariah Smith apologises for calling the Bollywood actress a "scam artist", which outraged Indians.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 08, 2018

Gypsy Girl: Missing mosaic pieces returned to Turkey
Fragments of the ancient Gypsy Girl mosaic given back by a US university go on show at a museum.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Radio Times front covers of the 1940s
The 1940s issues of the BBC Radio Times magazine have been made available online for the first time.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

The photographer who puts disabled and severely ill children in fantasy scenes
Angela Forker photographs babies with disabilities and terminal illnesses, placing them in fantasy scenes.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

ICYMI: Celebrity splits, scandals and epic spills.
Here's a look back at a few things you may have missed in the last week.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Russia: Why some of its biggest musicians were arrested
Stars such as IC3PEAK have had concerts cancelled without clear reasons. They say it's a covert cultural war against Russian youth.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

X Factor winner Dalton Harris enters chart at number four
Dalton Harris is the fourth X Factor winner in a row to fall short of the UK number one spot.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Cardi B given protection orders by court after strip club brawl
The rapper is ordered not to have any contact with two bartenders she allegedly attacked in August.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Dame Mary Beard finds new title 'quaint'
The historian has not always agreed with what the honours system represents.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Grammys 2019: Snubs and surprises
Could there be a Beyonce boycott? And were Taylor and Ariana robbed?

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

New Scottish film studio site announced
An enormous industrial building is identified as the home of a major film and television studio for Scotland.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Fiona Bruce confirmed to host Question Time
The presenter says it is "an honour" to be asked to take over from David Dimbleby.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Drake and Kendrick Lamar lead Grammy Award nominations
Lady Gaga, Cardi B and Chlidish Gambino also snag nominations for this year's awards.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Pete Shelley: The story of Buzzcocks' pansexual punk anthem Ever Fallen in Love
The late Pete Shelley wrote Ever Fallen in Love about a man and was inspired by a line from a musical.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

XXXTentacion's posthumous album Skins is released
Skins features Kanye West and becomes the controversial rapper's third album.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Music industry awaits Grammy nominations
Cardi B, Drake and Ariana Grande are expected to be among the nominees for this year's awards.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Music industry gears up for Grammy nominations
Cardi B, Drake and Ariana Grande are expected to be among the nominees for this year's awards.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Drake and Cardi B among Grammy nominees
Lady Gaga has also snagged nominations for this year's awards.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Sam Fender wins Brits Critics' Choice award
The 24-year-old singer songwriter from North Shields is the one to watch in 2019.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Pete Shelley: More tributes paid to Buzzcocks singer
Duran Duran, Green Day and others remember the late singer as "a true gent" and "a brave iconoclast".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Pete Shelley: Stars' tributes show Buzzcocks singer's huge influence
Green Day, Duran Duran and more remember the late singer as "a true gent" and "a brave iconoclast".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Love Island winners Jack and Dani split
The couple, who met on the reality TV series, had been together for around six months.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Strictly Come Dancing: Is Ashley Roberts too good to be a contestant?
Many viewers are unhappy about the Pussycat Doll's previous dance experience.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Kevin Hart quits as Oscars host amid tweets row
The US actor and comedian was embroiled in a controversy over homophobic comments.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 07, 2018

Oscars 2019: Kevin Hart quits as host amid tweets row
The US actor and comedian was embroiled in a controversy over homophobic comments.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Golden Globes: Constance Wu is first Asian woman nominated in decades
The Crazy Rich Asians star is the first Asian woman in decades to be tipped for best actress.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Drillminister attacks politicians' 'offensive' language
Rapper Drillminister says his tracks highlight double standards faced by artists and young people.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

In pictures: Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley
Highlights from the musical life of British punk legend Pete Shelley, who has died aged 63.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Frightened Rabbit preparing for 'highly emotional' return
The indie band is getting ready for their first performance since singer Scott Hutchison killed himself.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Strictly Come Dancing: Is Ashley Roberts 'too good' to be a contestant?
Many viewers are unhappy about the Pussycat Doll's previous dance experience.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Teenage dancer's alopecia wig routine is online hit
Josie Sanders, who has alopecia, came up with a powerful routine to inspire others to "be themselves".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Buzzcocks lead singer dies at 63
Pete Shelley co-founded the Buzzcocks, one of the UK's best known punk bands in the 70s

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dies at 63
His band were best known for the hit Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've).

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Brexit: ITV scraps plans for TV debate between leaders
The channel had invited Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to go head-to-head in a debate on Sunday.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Ed Sheeran in 'secret' Q&A with Norwich students
The global superstar chatted to students about how they can make the most of their talent.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Sculptor Anish Kapoor forces gun group NRA to cut his art from video
Anish Kapoor claims victory in a battle to force the NRA to stop using an image of one of his works.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

JK Rowling's former PA described as 'good liar'
The Harry Potter author's husband said he had an "astonishing encounter" with Amanda Donaldson over the missing cash.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Lauren Steadman: Strictly Come Dancing has 'normalised' disability
Paralympic medallist Lauren Steadman says people's perceptions of her disability have changed since starting Strictly Come Dancing.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Golden Globes: Lady Gaga up for best actress
The singer turned actress is nominated for A Star is Born alongside co-star and director Bradley Cooper.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Lady Gaga up for best actress Golden Globe
The singer turned actress is nominated for A Star is Born alongside co-star and director Bradley Cooper.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Fortnite makers sued for 'stealing' Milly Rock dance move
Rapper 2 Milly accuses developer Epic Games of "unauthorised misappropriation" of a move he created.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Liverpool Everyman theatre scraps rep company amid funding problems
Liverpool's Everyman theatre scraps its rep company after it took the venue to "to a tipping point".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 06, 2018

Lena Dunham says defending accused writer was 'a terrible mistake'
The Girls star says speaking up for Murray Miller out of "blind faith" was "a terrible mistake".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

Mean Girls and Dreamgirls: The world of Sonia Friedman
Meet the producer responsible for bringing some of the biggest shows in theatre to the stage.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

Sonia Friedman on juggling Mean Girls and Dreamgirls
Meet the producer responsible for bringing some of the biggest shows in theatre to the stage.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

Billie Marten: Having SAD made me write the happiest pop song
Billie Marten says having seasonal affective disorder (SAD) inspired her song Blue Sea, Red Sea.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

Quiz: Beyonce and Emmeline Pankhurst - who links them?
Can you get from suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst to Beyonce via seven groundbreaking women?

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

K-pop's EXP Edition: The world's most controversial 'Korean' band
EXP Edition are a K-pop band with a difference - none of them is Korean. Does that matter?

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

The K-pop band with no Koreans
EXP Edition are a K-pop band with a difference - none of them is Korean. Does that matter?

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

Katie Price: The ups and downs of her life
From a £1million wedding to narrowly escaping bankruptcy - 'the Pricey' has had a turbulent life and career.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

R Kelly documentary premiere evacuated after threats
The NYPD confirms that "no shots were fired and the investigation is ongoing".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

Four Weddings stars to reunite for Red Nose Day 2019
The fifth wedding will happen in 2019, featuring Hugh Grant and a script by Richard Curtis

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

BBC Radio Shropshire's Vicki Archer's death was suicide
Vicki Archer, a presenter on BBC Radio Shropshire, was found dead at her home in August.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

Coronation Street actor Peter Armitage dies age 78
The actor first appeared in the ITV soap more than 30 years ago.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

'The Queen's queens' - RuPaul's Drag Race heads to the UK
The global reality TV hit will be on the hunt for a new "Queen of Great Britain".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

Kevin Hart 'so happy' to be Oscars host
"My mom is smiling from ear to ear right now," the comedian says.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

Kevin Hart takes on 'least wanted job in Hollywood'
"My mom is smiling from ear to ear right now," the comedian says.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 05, 2018

RuPaul's Drag Race coming to BBC Three in 2019
The global reality TV hit will be on the hunt for a new "Queen of Great Britain".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Priyanka Chopra: Bollywood star reveals 75ft wedding veil
The Indian actress got married to US singer Nick Jonas in Rajasthan state over the weekend.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Blackfishing: The women accused of pretending to be black
Newsbeat speaks to two influencers accused of "blackfishing" and looks at why it's so controversial.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Turner prize winner Prodger: I wouldn't be in this room without public funding
Artist Charlotte Prodger said she "wouldn't be in this room" without the funding she had received.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Turner Prize 2018: iPhone artist Charlotte Prodger wins
Charlotte Prodger wins the £25,000 art award for a highly personal film shot entirely on her phone.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Mark Hamill questions Luke Skywalker lightsaber auction
The Star Wars actor, who plays Luke Skywalker, tweeted as a sale listed his "original" lightsaber.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

BBC drops plans for Brexit TV debate between May and Corbyn
The broadcaster offered to air a debate, but Labour had criticised the proposed format.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Hugh Jackman 'would do Greatest Showman 2'
The actor says he's ready to "get the top hat back out" if a sequel gets the green light.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Hugh Jackman 'would do' a Greatest Showman sequel
The actor says he's ready to "get the top hat back out" if a sequel gets the green light.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Odeon defends £40 hi-tech cinema prices
Odeon is re-opening a famous London cinema but fans are angry at the prices it plans to charge.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Luther back on New Year's Day
The latest series of the Idris Elba crime drama will be broadcast across four successive nights.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Luther back with a bang on New Year's Day
The latest series of the Idris Elba crime drama will be broadcast across four successive nights.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Sergei Polunin's Putin posts get social media in a spin
Ballet star Sergei Polunin loses favour in his native Ukraine over his posts about Vladimir Putin.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Sergei Polunin's Putin posts gets social media in a spin
Ballet star Sergei Polunin loses favour in his native Ukraine over his posts about Vladimir Putin.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Boots Riley on the 'white voice' in Sorry to Bother You
The filmmaker draws on his telemarketing experience to explore race in Sorry to Bother You.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians underwhelms at Chinese box office
The Hollywood blockbuster with an all-Asian cast fails to impress Chinese audiences.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Katie Price avoids bankruptcy in High Court hearing
TV personality and model Katie Price avoids bankruptcy by reaching an agreement with her creditors.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Turner Prize 2018: Film-using art activists in the running
Video and film dominate the shortlist for this year's prize, whose winner is announced later.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

Dua Lipa UK's most-streamed female artist
The pop star is the most popular female artist in the UK, according to both Spotify and Apple Music.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

DJ Martin Solveig 'twerk' controversy
Ada Hegerberg had just won football's biggest award when host, DJ Martin Solveig, sparked controversy.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 04, 2018

DJ Martin Solveig apology at Ballon d'Or
Lyon and Norway forward Ada Hegerberg had just won football's most prestigious award when host, DJ Martin Solveig, asked her to twerk.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

New Note: The addicts who found Solace in music
The Brighton-based New Note Orchestra, whose members are all in recovery, is nominated for a British Composer Award.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

New Note: The orchestra using music as recovery
The Brighton-based New Note Orchestra, the first of its kind made up of recovering addicts, has been nominated for a British Composer Award.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

Award nomination for orchestra whose members are recovering addicts
The New Note orchestra is the world's first orchestra made up of musicians recovering from alcohol and drug addiction.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

Should we stop listening to these Christmas songs?
As a radio station pulls Baby, It's Cold Outside, there is also debate over other festive classics.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

YouTube top earners: The seven-year-old making $22m
An American boy who reviews toys is this year's highest-earning YouTube star, according to Forbes.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

What next for The X Factor and its latest winner Dalton Harris?
The ratings for the final, won by Dalton Harris, bounce back slightly from last year's low.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

What next for The X Factor and its latest winner?
The ratings for the final, won by Dalton Harris, bounce back slightly from last year's low.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

Muse interview: 'We are a dying breed'
The band talk about 80s movies and being "the last of a dying breed" as they launch their world tour.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

Noel Edmonds 'disappointed' by I'm A Celeb exit
The presenter said he felt "down" about becoming the first contestant to leave the jungle.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

Noel Edmonds 'disappointed' by I'm A Celebrity exit
The presenter said he felt "down" about becoming the first contestant to leave the jungle.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

PewDiePie in battle with T-Series to keep top YouTube spot
PewDiePie is battling Indian channel T-Series in a bid to remain the YouTuber with the most subscribers.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

Attenborough warns UN about climate change threat
Naturalist Sir David Attenborough says climate change is humanity's greatest threat in thousands of years.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

X Factor final: Dalton Harris win improves on 2017 ratings
An average of 5.3 million tuned in to see Dalton Harris win this year's competition.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

Sonali Bendre: Bollywood star's cancer posts inspires India fans
Sonali Bendre's return to India has had people talking about the candid documentation of her cancer.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 03, 2018

Halsey criticises Victoria's Secret over transgender comments
The singer performed at the famous fashion show which was recorded in November and aired on Sunday.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 02, 2018

Tamino: The new 'Sound of the Nile'?
The singer and grandson of celebrated Egyptian star Moharam Fouad on mixing his European upbringing with his middle eastern roots.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 02, 2018

Wales Theatre Awards cancelled in racism row
Nominations were already being considered for the next awards, due to be presented in February 2019.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 02, 2018

The shop where it's OK to be different
Two brothers on the autistic spectrum were looking for work when one had the idea of opening a comic shop. It turned out to be an inspired choice.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 02, 2018

The autistic brothers who run a comic shop
Two brothers on the autistic spectrum were looking for work when one had the idea of opening a comic shop. It turned out to be an inspired choice.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 02, 2018

The comic shop with hidden powers
Two brothers on the autistic spectrum were looking for work when one had the idea of opening a comic shop. It turned out to be an inspired choice.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 02, 2018

On the hunt for India's ‘stolen' heritage
Why this volunteer wants to return artefacts in the British Museum to India.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Dec 02, 2018

Cycling commentator Paul Sherwen dies
Former British road race champion turned TV commentator Paul Sherwen dies at the age of 62.

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