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BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 05, 2022

Scott Mills' Radio 1 replacements announced as show moves to Salford
Dean McCullough and Vicky Hawkesworth will present their new afternoon show from Salford.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 05, 2022

Mona Hammond: Trailblazing EastEnders actress dies aged 91
She was best known for playing Blossom Jackson in the soap, as well as championing black theatre talent.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 05, 2022

Michael Sheen: I broke down hearing kids' care stories
Michael Sheen speaks to young people in care as part of a BBC investigation into the system.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 05, 2022

Kali poster: India police lodge complaint against Leena Manimekalai
A poster of director Leena Manimekalai's film shows her dressed as a Hindu goddess, smoking a cigarette.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 04, 2022

Minions: Cinemas ban teens in suits over #gentleminions trend
Young people following the #gentleminions TikTok trend are accused of disturbing others.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 04, 2022

Climate protesters glue themselves to John Constable masterpiece
The pair covered the Constable painting with their own art in the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 04, 2022

Towie: Yazmin Oukhellou stable in hospital after crash which killed man
The Foreign Office says it is supporting the family of a British woman in hospital.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 04, 2022

Copenhagen shooting: Harry Styles fans praise Danish police for attack response
People near the scene of Sunday's shooting say police did a good job in getting them to safety.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 04, 2022

Towie: Yazmin Oukhellou reportedly in hospital after crash which killed man
The Foreign Office says it is supporting the family of a British woman in hospital.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 04, 2022

Susie Steiner: Author of Manon Bradshaw detective novels dies at 51
The writer, famous for her Manon Bradshaw detective books, was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2019.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 04, 2022

Tim Westwood: BBC reveals complaints against DJ
Police were involved after one of six bullying or sexual misconduct complaints, the corporation says.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 04, 2022

Wireless Festival experience 'upsetting' for disabled fans
Wheelchair users were faced with steep hills, rough gravel and obscured views of the stage.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 04, 2022

The story behind Adele's Hyde Park Pride flag
Dean William was approached by one of the star's team before Saturday's sold-out BST Hyde Park gig.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 04, 2022

Joseph Coelho named children's laureate and vows to reinvent poetry's image
Award-winning writer Joseph Coelho is unveiled as the successor to Cressida Cowell in the post.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 03, 2022

Big Zuu on breaking the mould for cookery shows
TV cook Big Zuu reflects on his Dave show's double Bafta win and the importance of representation.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 03, 2022

Michael Longley: Belfast poet wins €250,000 Feltrinelli Poetry Prize
The Belfast-born poet will accept the Feltrinelli Poetry Prize at a ceremony in November.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 03, 2022

Michael Buble fans angry at missing gig due to traffic chaos
Fans demand refunds after getting stuck in queues on the way to the singer's stately home gig.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 03, 2022

The Railway Children sequel gets premiere at original Yorkshire station
Jenny Agutter and her new co-stars travel to Oakworth, 52 years after the classic film's release.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 03, 2022

Peter Brook: British stage directing great dies aged 97
His works, featuring theatre's most distinguished names, both enthralled and shocked audiences.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 02, 2022

Daphne du Maurier: Novelist who traced past to a French debtors' jail
Rebecca writer Dame Daphne du Maurier discovered her apparent aristocratic past was not as it seemed.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 02, 2022

'Drawing doodles for Ant and Dec was my dream job'
Katie Abey from Derbyshire illustrated the TV favourites' book about mental health.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 02, 2022

Adele says backlash to Las Vegas residency postponement was brutal
The singer says it took her months to recover from the reaction to her pulling her residency.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 02, 2022

Adele performs first public concert in five years
The superstar performed a two-hour set, in her first public concert in five years.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 02, 2022

Book of Mormon: Newcastle audiences greeted by real church elders
Theatregoers are greeted by church elders as they leave a performance of the musical in Newcastle.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 01, 2022

The rise of the video game Arab hero
Developers are moving away from stereotypes of Arab characters and depicting them more positively.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 01, 2022

Adele: Emotion and simplicity are enough at comeback Hyde Park gig
The singer is briefly overwhelmed at the start of her first public concert for five years in London.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 01, 2022

Steve Wright's plans after show ends? Lunch and a rest!
BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright spoke after revealing he will leave his afternoon show in September.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 01, 2022

Scott Mills to replace Steve Wright on BBC Radio 2 afternoon show
The broadcaster and DJ's longstanding midweek afternoon slot will be filled by Radio 1's Scott Mills.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 01, 2022

ArtUK: Six strange statues from new photographic database
A new national database from ArtUK catalogues some of the quirkier statues from around the country.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 01, 2022

EastEnders: Drag queen Tara Misu revealed as regular character
Actor Matthew Morrison says it is "a privilege" to represent the LGBTQ community in the BBC soap.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 01, 2022

Logan Paul: Youtuber signs WWE contract ready for Summerslam
The YouTuber will return to the ring to reignite his feud with veteran wrestler The Miz.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 01, 2022

Technoblade: Minecraft YouTuber dies from cancer aged 23
The popular gamer, who had been living with cancer, signed off by saying "so long nerds".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 01, 2022

Lisa McGee: Derry Girls writer to be awarded freedom of city
Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee will be the first woman to be awarded the city's highest honour.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 01, 2022

Red Hot Chili Peppers cancel Glasgow concert after illness
Fans are urged to hold on to tickets for the Bellahouston Park show after illness forced a postponement.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 30, 2022

Grown Up in Britain exhibition looks at the changing face of teenage kicks
A photo exhibition captures what's different and what's stayed the same in a century of teenage life.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 30, 2022

Nadine Dorries: Culture Secretary confuses rugby codes in speech at Rugby League World Cup event
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries confuses the two rugby codes in a speech at a Rugby League World Cup event in St Helens.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 30, 2022

TV ad breaks could get longer as rules reviewed
The number of advertising breaks could be altered, as viewing habits change and streaming services grow.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 30, 2022

Survivors confront R. Kelly in court: 'You destroyed so many lives'
Several of the disgraced singer's victims address him directly in court during his sentencing.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 30, 2022

R. Kelly survivors detail abuse in impact statements
Several of the disgraced singer's victims address him directly in court during his sentencing.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 30, 2022

Kanye West sued over sample: 'There's a right and wrong way to do it'
"There is a right way and a wrong way to go about it," says musician Marshall Jefferson.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 30, 2022

Cameron Diaz to 'un-retire' from acting with Jamie Foxx film
The star officially quit making movies in 2018 but will now be re-united on-screen with Jamie Foxx.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 30, 2022

Paris trial: Salah Abdeslam guilty as historic trial ends
Salah Abdeslam and 19 others convicted over the 2015 attacks which killed 130 people across Paris.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

Stranger Things: I pinch myself at my luck, says actor Jamie Campbell Bower
Actor Jamie Campbell Bower on why he feels fortunate to have a key role in the hit Netflix show.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

In pictures: V&A celebrates Africa's cutting-edge fashion
The diversity and creativity of African fashion are on show in a retrospective at London's V&A museum.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

Survivor makes tearful statement after R. Kelly sentencing
Lizzette Martinez tells reporters outside the New York court she is grateful for the 30-year sentence.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

R. Kelly given 30 years in jail for sex abuse
The singer was found to have used his celebrity status to sexually abuse children and women.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

Glastonbury: Paul McCartney fan who fainted hopes to see her 'hero' perform again
Lisa Morris waited for seven hours to get to the front, but collapsed during the Glastonbury set.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

Margaret Keane: Big Eyes artist, whose husband claimed credit, dies at 94
She had to prove in court that she, not her husband, painted the famous children with large eyes.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

Sherwood: TV drama hailed by critics after final episode
The BBC crime drama concluded on Tuesday but has since been recommissioned for a second series.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

Comedian Janey Godley reveals she is clear of cancer
The 61-year-old says scans show no evidence of disease after six rounds of chemotherapy.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

R. Kelly: The history of allegations against him
The US singer has been found guilty of eight counts of sex trafficking and one of racketeering.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

Cancer podcast host Dame Deborah James dies
The 40-year-old host of You, Me and the Big C was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

Glastonbury: Fainting Paul McCartney fan 'gutted' to miss star
Lisa Morris, from Bath, passed out and caused The Beatles star to temporarily stop his set.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 29, 2022

Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed love affair told in opera
The opera focuses on the weeks before the couple were killed in a car crash in Paris in 1997.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

R. Kelly: US singer faces decades in jail at sex trafficking sentencing
The disgraced pop star will be sentenced on Wednesday after being found guilty of sex trafficking.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Charles charity funded GCHQ charity with James Bond cash
Prince Charles's charity appeared to be paying GCHQ - but it was funding for spies facing hardship.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

How Michael Gardner helped transform Miami's nightlife
The businessman overcame racial barriers to become one of Miami's foremost nightlife promoters.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Michael Vaughan: Former England captain steps back from work at BBC
Former England captain Michael Vaughan says he is stepping back from his work at the BBC.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Dame Deborah James: Cancer campaigner dies aged 40
The host of the You, Me and the Big C podcast had been diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Deborah James ‘taught us how to live and how to die'
Friends and colleagues pay tribute to podcast host Dame Deborah James, who has died at the age of 40.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Dame Deborah James: 'One of those special people'
The cancer campaigner has died at the age of 40, her family has said, describing her as an "inspiration".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

BBC reality star Jazz Burkitt dies aged 28
Jazz Burkitt's fiancé paid tribute to "the most incredible human" and said he was devastated.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Self Esteem: Sheffield singer 'lost her tiny mind' over Meadowhall
Sheffield singer Self Esteem says her love for Meadowhall shopping centre inspired her Glastonbury outfit.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Maastricht Tefaf raid: Bizarre daylight attack targets art fair
Two suspects are arrested after a gang smashes display cases at a major European fair in Maastricht.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Maastricht Tefaf raid: Brazen daylight attack targets art fair
Two suspects are arrested after a gang smashes display cases at a major European fair in Maastricht.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

BBC pays damages to ex-producer over Martin Bashir's Princess Diana interview
Mark Killick tried to raise concerns about how Bashir secured his 1995 interview with Princess Diana.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Chris Martin: Coldplay's Chris Martin plays couple's wedding song in pub
The Coldplay singer surprised people in a pub near Bath on his way home from the Glastonbury Festival.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Alex Scott: I will carry on despite sexist abuse
The TV presenter and ex-England defender says she feels a "responsibility to change perceptions".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Coldplay's Chris Martin performs couple's wedding song in pub
He went straight to the piano when the couple said their first dance would be to a Coldplay song.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Portsmouth Love Island star Demi Jones encourages cancer checks
The reality TV star shared her battle with thyroid cancer while being treated at hospital.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

‘Sneakerheads' gather for Europe's largest trainer festival
Footwear enthusiasts have descended on Glasgow to showcase some of the world's rarest trainers.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 28, 2022

Sugababes: ‘I didn't know I needed this until we did it'
The 2000s girl group's original line-up have reclaimed their name and are back with a new UK tour.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 27, 2022

Harry Gration: Looking back on a life in front of the camera
We look back over the career and life of BBC Look North's Harry Gration

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 27, 2022

Ukraine war: Russian fashion designers feel sanctions bite
Designers at Moscow Fashion Week wonder how they can stay in business without access to imported materials.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 27, 2022

Banksy hermit crabs mural in Cromer defaced by graffiti
The piece on a sea wall is part of the artist's Great British Spraycation.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 27, 2022

BET Awards: Stars hit out at US abortion laws at ceremony
Janelle Monae, Jazmine Sullivan and host Taraji Henson comment on Roe vs Wade being overturned.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 27, 2022

Mad House: Stranger Things star David Harbour praised for West End role
David Harbour stars alongside Bill Pullman in a new play Mad House, which opened in London on Sunday.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 27, 2022

Adele Roberts: Radio 1 DJ reveals she's free from bowel cancer
The Radio 1 DJ wrote on Instagram to share the news, eight months after starting treatment.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 27, 2022

Glastonbury festival clean-up begins
Volunteers start to clear about 2,000 tonnes of waste to return the farm to its previous condition.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 27, 2022

Graham Skidmore: Blind Date voiceover artist dies aged 90
Familiar to millions, he was referred to affectionately by presenter Cilla Black as "Our Graham".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 27, 2022

Glastonbury 2022: 11 weird and wonderful moments
Inflatable sausages, ear-splitting screams and surprise stars. All the moments you may have missed.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 26, 2022

Kendrick Lamar closes Glastonbury with powerful plea for women's rights
The Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper closes his headline set at the festival with a powerful statement.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 26, 2022

Kendrick Lamar ends Glastonbury with women's rights plea
The Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper closes his headline set at the festival with a powerful statement.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 26, 2022

Kendrick Lamar makes powerful Glastonbury debut
The Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper stages a spectacular show as the festival's closing headliner.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 26, 2022

Diana Ross brings Motown glamour to Glastonbury
The star brings a huge crowd to the Pyramid Stage as she plays a career-spanning greatest hits show.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 26, 2022

How Ukraine left its mark on Glastonbury
Eurovision winners and folk heroes played across the festival, spreading a message of resistance.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 25, 2022

U2 singer Bono discusses discovering he has a half-brother
The star discusses for the first time how his dad had another son, who he didn't know about for years.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 25, 2022

Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen join Paul McCartney at Glastonbury
It is the star's first public appearance since the death of Foo Fighters' drummer Taylor Hawkins.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 25, 2022

In pictures: Glastonbury 2022
Thousands of people are attending the event which has returned for the first time in three years.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 25, 2022

Greta Thunberg delivers a climate warning at Glastonbury
The activist gives a stark message, while AJ Tracey criticises the lack of action over Grenfell.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 25, 2022

Paul McCartney fans gather early at the Pyramid Stage
Fans woke up at the crack of dawn to ensure they could be in the front row when the star plays.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 25, 2022

Paul McCartney fans get up early to claim Glastonbury front row spots
Fans woke up at the crack of dawn to ensure they could be in the front row when the star plays.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 25, 2022

Lauren Laverne pulls out of Glastonbury after her mother dies
The presenter says she is "utterly heartbroken", adding "Mam, I love you forever".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 25, 2022

Lauren Laverne pulls out of Glastonbury after mother dies
The presenter says she is "utterly heartbroken", adding "Mam, I love you forever".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 24, 2022

Billie Eilish protests US abortion ruling at Glastonbury
The 20-year-old calls the decision to end the constitutional right to abortion a "dark day".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 24, 2022

LGBT awards: Adele Roberts named role model of the year
The Radio 1 presenter receives "role model" award for opening up the conversation around bowel cancer.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 24, 2022

Harry Gration: Ex-BBC Look North presenter dies, aged 71
The 71-year-old broadcaster's wife pays tribute to her husband, saying "he will forever be with us".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 24, 2022

Glastonbury Festival-goers pay tribute to those lost to Covid
Visitors are being invited to place their messages to late loved ones in a lotus flower sculpture.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 24, 2022

Adele at Hyde Park: Singer Ruti part of star's all-female line-up
Singer-songwriter Ruti, 22, is part of the all-female line-up for the star's two huge Hyde Park gigs.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jun 24, 2022

Wilfred Owen and Philip Larkin GCSE removal 'cultural vandalism'
The poets are not part of a new GCSE poetry anthology drawn up by an exam board.

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