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BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 18, 2021

Netflix Squid Game schools warning sent to parents
A council tells parents some schoolchildren are "aggressively" replicating the TV thriller's games.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 18, 2021

Greta Thunberg sings Rick Astley at climate concert
Greta Thunberg sings Rick Astley's "Never Going To Give You Up" to launch series of climate concerts.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 18, 2021

Tom Parker: Brain cancer treatment needs 'massive improvement'
After the Wanted star's diagnosis, he wants to raise awareness to improve treatment and research.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 18, 2021

George Alagiah takes break from TV after further spread of cancer
BBC newsreader George Alagiah says his doctors want to hit a new tumour "hard and fast".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 18, 2021

Tom Parker: NHS brain cancer treatment needs 'massive improvement'
After the Wanted star's diagnosis, he wants to raise awareness to improve treatment and research.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 18, 2021

Bouncer shortage a 'threat to public safety', warn nightlife bosses
Nightclub bosses want government action as bouncers quit and EU workers leave the UK.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 18, 2021

Succession: Critics hail HBO drama's 'exhilarating' return
The third season of HBO's corporate family drama receives glowing praise and five-star reviews.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 18, 2021

Ronnie Tutt: 'Legendary' Elvis Presley drummer dies at 83
Tutt provided the backbeat for the King of Rock 'n' Roll's 1969 Taking Care of Business tour.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 18, 2021

Unseen Bergerac photographs mark show's 40th birthday
The show made household names of John Nettles and brought a tourism boom to the island of Jersey.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 18, 2021

Bergerac at 40: Previously unreleased photos shared by BBC Archive
The show made household names of John Nettles and brought a tourism boom to the island of Jersey.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

Israel: Hundreds strip naked by the Dead Sea
Hundreds of people stripped naked by the Dead Sea in Israel to highlight environmental changes.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

Cotton, slavery and poetry: Theatre turns spotlight on its problematic past
Manchester's Royal Exchange was key to the 19th Century cotton trade, which relied on slavery.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

I get abuse and threats online - why can't it be stopped?
Online abuse against women is on the rise, but why aren't the police, government and social media sites doing more to stop it?

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

Has Covid changed New York City nightlife forever?
A photographer is confronted with the new reality of empty streets and closed clubs.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

Nebra Sky Disc: British Museum to display world's 'oldest map of stars'
The Nebra Sky Disc is dated 3,600-years-old and considered one of the most important archaeological finds.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

Irish poet and author Brendan Kennelly dies
Mr Kennelly spent decades working as a professor of modern literature at Trinity College Dublin.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

BBC's Rainsford can return if Russian journalists get UK visas - ambassador
Ambassador Andrei Kelin says the BBC reporter can return if Russian journalists gets UK visas.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

Fespaco: Pomp and colour as Africa's biggest film festival starts
The Fespaco festival draws film fans from across the world to Burkina Faso.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

ICYMI: A waxwork Queen and a Squid Game manicure
A Squid Game manicure, Harry Potter wand classes, a fountain covered in nails, and the latest waxwork of the Queen.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

BBC's Rainsford can return if Russian journalists gets UK visas - ambassador
Ambassador Andrei Kelin says the BBC reporter can return if Russian journalists gets UK visas.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 17, 2021

Russian team back on Earth after filming first movie in space
The Russian film crew return after an ISS shoot that had its own moments of drama.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 16, 2021

The Chinese film beating Bond and Marvel at the box office
The success of The Battle at Lake Changjin is bad news for Hollywood which wants to grow in China.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 16, 2021

Joy Crookes, her cats, and an album of soulful wisdom
The Brit Award-nominee discusses the making of her soul-searching debut album, Skin.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 16, 2021

Alan Hawkshaw: Grange Hill and Countdown composer dies aged 84
As well as his TV career, Alan Hawkshaw was in the Shadows and toured with the Rolling Stones.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 16, 2021

Six Korean dramas to get addicted to after Squid Game
Finished Squid Game? Here's a quick lowdown on other K-dramas for new converts.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 16, 2021

Bloodstock Festival director 'steps back' after 'uninformed' tweet
Bloodstock's director tweeted she would be "binning" emails where people put their preferred pronouns.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 16, 2021

Black Newstead: Artworks reveal Byron estate's black history
The exhibition reveals the role black people played in the life and estate of the poet Lord Byron.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 15, 2021

Squid Game: The rise of Korean drama addiction
Finished Squid Game? Here's a quick lowdown on other K-dramas for new converts.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 15, 2021

Sir Elton John scores first number one in 16 years
The rock star topped the UK singles chart with Cold Heart, with the help of collaborator Dua Lipa.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 15, 2021

Adele Easy On Me: 'There's still a stigma about getting divorced when young'
For people who've been affected by divorce, Easy On Me is more than just another Adele ballad.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 15, 2021

Lewis Bloor: Towie star acquitted as £3m fraud trial collapses
Lewis Bloor is cleared as the prosecution admits it failed to disclose some evidence.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 15, 2021

Stacey Dash: Clueless actress 'lost everything' to painkiller addiction
Stacey Dash has revealed how she "lost everything" due to taking 18-20 pills a day.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 15, 2021

Adele speaks out about her new 'divorce track'
Easy On Me is the first new music released by the singer in six years.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 15, 2021

Paddy Moloney: The man who put Irish music on the map
We look back on the career of Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney, whose funeral takes place later.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Easy On Me: Is Adele's comeback single a Hit or a Miss?
Easy On Me is the singer's first new material since 2015 - but what does it tell us about the star?

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Produce Pandas: The plus-size musicians making waves in China
As stars are criticised for being image-obsessed, more relatable celebrities have become popular.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

The Harder They Fall: Idris Elba on 'culture rich' western
Idris Elba chats to Naga Munchetty about his role in The Harder They Fall.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Phoebe Frances Brown: 'I made sense of my cancer by creating art'
Despite surgery for an incurable brain tumour, the actress has continued her career on stage.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Brazil soldiers who shot dead a musician convicted
The men fired dozens of rounds into Evaldo dos Santos Rosa's car, killing him and a bystander.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Riba Stirling Prize: Kingston University complex named UK's best new building
The prestigious Riba Stirling Prize for architecture is won by a Kingston University London complex.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Banksy's Love is in the Bin sells for record £16m
The artwork, which self-shredded when sold in 2018, fetched more than double its guide price.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Anne Williams: Maxine Peake 'captures Hillsborough campaigner's spirit'
Campaigner Steve Kelly says he "froze" when he saw Maxine Peake portray Anne Williams "perfectly".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Ugo Monye pulls out of Saturday's Strictly Come Dancing
The former rugby player says his back "has been causing me some unwanted problems this week".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Letitia Wright denies airing anti-vaccine views on Black Panther 2 set
The actress says a report about what she said on the Black Panther 2 set is "completely untrue".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Coldplay: Band ready for backlash over eco-friendly world tour
Chris Martin says their gigs will be powered from renewable energy but expects backlash over flying.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 14, 2021

Coldplay: Band announce first tour in four years with an 'eco-friendly' focus
The band have pledged that their upcoming tour will be sustainable, and as low-carbon as possible.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Keisha the Sket author says she felt shame at her viral story
Jade LB's story spread on BlackBerry Messenger and MSN - before the age of shares, likes and tweets.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

The Velvet Underground: The band that made an art of being obscure
The 60s rock band are the latest musicians to receive a renewed boost from a documentary.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Facebook whistleblower claims checked for breach of UK law
The information commissioner will check a whistleblower's claims to see if Facebook has broken UK law.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Strictly Come Dancing: Robert Webb withdraws due to ill health
The comedian and author made the decision to leave the competition because of ill health.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Star Trek's William Shatner blasts into space
The actor who played Captain Kirk in the classic TV show is the oldest person ever to go to space.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Blaze hits film festival site in Egypt
A fire broke out at the site of Egypt's top film festival a day before it is due to start.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Star Trek's William Shatner blasts into space on Blue Origin rocket
The actor who played Captain Kirk in the classic TV show is the oldest person ever to go to space.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Bilsdale transmitter: Temporary mast switched on
The transmitter will restore service for 95% of viewers, operator Arqiva said.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Swansea teen lockdown artist offered thousands for work
Makenzy Beard, 14, has had international interest in her portrait paintings, exhibited in Cardiff.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Rolling Stones drop Brown Sugar from US tour set list
It follows unease with the depictions of black women and references to slavery in the hit song.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Making Superman bisexual is 'bandwagoning not brave' - actor Dean Cain
Actor Dean Cain, who played the superhero on TV, says the move would have been brave 20 years ago.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Renton Laidlaw: Former BBC golf correspondent dies, aged 82
Tributes are paid to respected golf broadcaster and journalist Renton Laidlaw, who has died, aged 82.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

China: Teenager apologises for impersonating boy to join band
Many fans have defended the girl and jokingly compared her to Chinese folk heroine Mulan.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Squid Game knocks Bridgerton off Netflix top spot
The Korean drama is Netflix's biggest debut hit, with 111 million users in its first 28 days.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Survey reveals 'serious' racism in music industry
A new report says that 86% of black musicians have faced barriers because of their race.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Racism in the music industry 'is upfront and personal'
A new report says that 86% of black musicians have faced barriers because of their race.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Squid Game beats Bridgerton to Netflix top spot
The Korean drama is Netflix's biggest debut hit, with 111 million users in its first 28 days.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 13, 2021

Hall for Cornwall reopening after £26m refurbishment
The project in Truro sees a new auditorium of 1,300 seats "to attract bigger shows", bosses say.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Star Trek star William Shatner ready to boldly go into space
The actor who played Captain Kirk in the classic TV show is due to launch above Earth for real within hours.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

What's the secret of a great comedy song?
As he launches a podcast on the science of funny songs, comedian Phil Nichol reveals his favourites.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Owain Wyn Evans: How drumming saved me
The Welsh weatherman talks about growing up as a young gay man in Ammanford, and how drumming saved him.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: 'Explosive sex' wins top prize
An image of a bursting cloud of eggs and sperm as groupers mate in the Pacific is the judges' pick.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Dancing on Ice 2022: Meet the 12 celebrities
Corrie's Sally Dynevor, the Happy Mondays' Bez and ex-Strictly pro Brendan Cole are on the bill.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Myleene Klass: Miscarriages turned my world inside out
The musician and broadcaster speaks about the "horrific" experience of going through four miscarriages.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

TV soaps to swap characters to highlight climate change
Viewers will see characters pop up in other soaps, with a Hollyoaks actor appearing in EastEnders.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Paddy Moloney: Irish president leads tributes after death of Chieftains founder
The piper founded the Irish traditional music group, The Chieftains, in 1962.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Irish author Sally Rooney in Israel boycott row
Her rejection of an Israeli company to translate her new book into Hebrew triggers anger and praise.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Masterchef: Elizabeth Haigh's book pulled after plagiarism claims
Elizabeth Haigh's Makan cookbook is said to "copy or paraphrase" work by fellow chef Sharon Wee.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Paddy Moloney: Chieftains founder dies
The piper founded the Irish traditional music group, The Chieftains, in 1962.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Sarah Everard murder: Emma B says Wayne Couzens exposed himself to her
The DJ says that when she reported the matter to police, officers laughed about what had happened.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Fred Dinenage steps down as TV news anchor after 38 years
The well-known broadcaster is retiring from his news anchor role at ITV Meridian.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 12, 2021

Nicki Minaj defends Jesy Nelson in 'blackfishing' row
The pair went on Instagram live to discuss the backlash to their song.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 11, 2021

Call Her Daddy's Alex Cooper: 'Not everyone can just do a podcast'
Call Her Daddy host Alex Cooper has relaunched her podcast after getting a huge deal with Spotify.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 11, 2021

DC Comics reveal that latest Superman character is bisexual
In an upcoming comic the new reiteration of Superman, Jon Kent, will be pictured in a same-sex kiss.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 11, 2021

Why X Factor's Grace Davies has taken four years to release Roots
X Factor runner-up Grace Davies has finally put out the song that got her noticed back in 2017.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 11, 2021

Michael Rosen wins children's poetry award after battling Covid-19
Michael Rosen wins the CLiPPA prize following a year in which he battled Covid-19.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 11, 2021

Star Trek's William Shatner on his plan to boldly go into space
The actor - who plays Captain James T Kirk in the original Star Trek series - is set to go into space for real.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 11, 2021

Pink is UK's most-played female artist of 21st Century, says PPL
The singer is well-known for hits such as Try, Sober, Just Give Me A Reason and What About Us.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 11, 2021

Paul McCartney says John Lennon 'instigated' the Beatles' break-up
"It was John who wanted a divorce," he says, setting the record straight on the band's break-up.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 10, 2021

Chris Packham: Fire attack on New Forest home will not sway me
The broadcaster vows to continue campaigning after a suspected arson attack outside his home.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 09, 2021

The 25-year-old who's been a clown for two decades
Lucien Santus started performing as a clown when he was four years old.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 09, 2021

Oh Wonder: We spent our honeymoon covered in cockroaches in a burning building
The indie-pop duo broke up while recording their fourth album, and things only got weirder after that.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 09, 2021

Daniel Craig gives fundraising dads £10k boost
Three fathers doing a charity walk receive a donation from film star Daniel Craig as they set out.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Kristen Stewart: Playing Princess Diana made me really nervous
The actress was so anxious about starring in the film Spencer that her jaw temporarily locked shut.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Kristen Stewart: Why playing Princess Diana made me really nervous
The actress was so anxious about starring in the film Spencer that her jaw temporarily locked shut.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Genesis cancel UK tour shows over Covid cases in band
The group say they will reschedule the final four UK dates of its reunion tour.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Genesis cancels UK tour shows over Covid cases in band
The group say they will reschedule the final four UK dates of its reunion tour.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Kristen Stewart plays Princess Diana in new film Spencer
Twilight's Kristen Stewart is the latest actress to take on the role of Diana, Princess of Wales.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Comedian Rosie Jones 'more determined' after abuse from Question Time viewers
Comments after her Question Time appearance make her "more determined to speak out for minorities".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Sam Fender admits to being 'really hungover' in BBC Breakfast interview
The musician and die-hard Newcastle fan travelled up to St James' Park to celebrate the club's takeover.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Nobel Peace Prize: Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov share award
The high-profile Philippine and Russian editors face threats and intimidation for doing their jobs.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Designer who was 'scapegoat' in Martin Bashir scandal gets BBC compensation
A graphic designer's career was effectively ended after being blamed for Martin Bashir's "deceit".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Adele says new album will explain her divorce to her young son
The pop superstar gives her first interviews for five years, ahead of the release of her new album.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Oct 08, 2021

Jesy Nelson samples P Diddy on her first single since leaving Little Mix
The star's first song since leaving Little Mix is based around a hefty sample from Bad Boys For Life.

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