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Architect Sir Richard MacCormac dies

2 hours 29 min ago
The award-winning architect Sir Richard MacCormac dies aged 75 after a long battle with cancer.

VIDEO: Marvel stars on appeal of superheroes

4 hours 42 min ago
Actors Samuel L Jackson and Chris Hemsworth have been talking about the enduring appeal of superheroes at Comic-Con

Burma Top Gear breached Ofcom rules

5 hours 22 min ago
Top Gear's Burma special in which Jeremy Clarkson used a racial term broke broadcasting guidelines, Ofcom rules.

Wonder Woman unveiled at Comic Con

5 hours 42 min ago
The first picture of actress Gal Gadot in costume as Wonder Woman is unveiled to coincide with this year's Comic Con.

Toronto to open with The Judge

6 hours 26 min ago
The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr and Robert Duvall, is announced as the opening film of the 2014 Toronto Film Festival.

Johansson beats Johnson at US cinemas

7 hours 49 min ago
Scarlett Johansson's action thriller Lucy comes out on top in a box office tussle with Hercules, the latest vehicle for former wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

Police told off for Lily Allen image

9 hours 21 min ago
Lily Allen posted a mocked-up picture on Instagram of her being arrested by officers in Australia before taking it back down.

Cheryl Cole lands UK chart topper

Sun, 2014-07-27 14:09
Cheryl Cole lands the fourth solo chart topper of her career, becoming only the third British female to achieve the feat.

Gabriel: Record label can survive

Sun, 2014-07-27 12:49
Musician Peter Gabriel says that his world music label can be sustained for a further 25 years, despite the decline in physical music sales.

Operatic tenor Bergonzi dies aged 90

Sun, 2014-07-27 07:13
Italian opera singer Carlo Bergonzi, considered a leading performer of Verdi's work, dies aged 90.

Naked body art enlivens New York

Sun, 2014-07-27 06:05
A group of artists in New York paint a large group of nude models in public in a celebration of the human form.

Marvel announces Guardians sequel

Sun, 2014-07-27 05:53
Date for Guardians of the Galaxy sequel is revealed at Comic-Con event in San Diego.

Game of Thrones adds new characters

Sat, 2014-07-26 03:04
New additions for season five are announced at Comic Con event in San Diego.

Fiddler's 50-year stage appeal

Fri, 2014-07-25 22:25
How Fiddler on the Roof became a surprise lasting hit

VIDEO: Malevich's revolutionary art in London

Fri, 2014-07-25 17:01
A new exhibition exploring the revolutionary work of Russian artist Kazimir Malevich on display at London’s Tate Modern.

Thousands welcome Giants to city

Fri, 2014-07-25 16:36
An estimated 100,000 people lined Liverpool's streets to welcome three giant marionettes which tell the story of the city during World War One.

VIDEO: LatAm Beats: Lucas Santtana

Fri, 2014-07-25 15:39
Brazil's rising musical master of experimentation

Secret Cinema cancels weekend shows

Fri, 2014-07-25 13:52
Thousands of ticket-holders are left disappointed as immersive outdoor screenings of Back To The Future are cancelled by organiser Secret Cinema.

Webber hits out at 'fixed' contests

Fri, 2014-07-25 12:49
Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber rails against "fixed" classical music competitions which he says young musicians should avoid entering.

AUDIO: Lloyd Webber: Music comps are 'a fix'

Fri, 2014-07-25 12:32
Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber has advised aspiring musicians to avoid music competitions because "they are fixed".