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AUDIO: 'They said 'you should be dead by now''

3 hours 13 min ago
Wilko Johnson spent a whole year "calmly accepting the fact that I was going to die", he has told the BBC's Colin Paterson.

Wilko Johnson is 'cancer free'

6 hours 21 min ago
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been "cured" of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.

DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song

6 hours 54 min ago
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it was racist.

VIDEO: Hollywood honours McConaughey

8 hours 38 min ago
Actor Matthew McConaughey was honoured by the American Cinematique on Tuesday night.

Bellingham's last TV interview aired

10 hours 29 min ago
Actress Lynda Bellingham had shared her hopes for a final Christmas in a special edition of Loose Women.

Remembering Ben Bradlee

10 hours 40 min ago
Remembering the swashbuckling Watergate editor Ben Bradlee

Neville's Island play makes a splash

10 hours 49 min ago
Actor Neil Morrissey describes the set of new West End comedy Neville's Island as the most uncomfortable he has ever worked on.

BBC Radio 3 'will not dumb down'

11 hours 15 min ago
New BBC Radio 3 controller Alan Davey says the station will continue to offer "complex culture" despite being overtaken in the ratings by 6 Music.

US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

12 hours 17 min ago
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says.

Channel 4 plans IS fighter drama

12 hours 31 min ago
A drama about British Muslims who sign up to fight for militant group Islamic State (IS) is being made by UK broadcaster Channel 4.

Cinema pastors to pray after film

12 hours 36 min ago
A Christian film distributor wants to recruit more than 100 pastors to hold prayers at multi-screen cinemas in the UK.

Kenny G visits Hong Kong protests

12 hours 46 min ago
US saxophonist Kenny G visits Hong Kong protest sites, prompting Beijing to repeat its warning for foreigners to stay out of domestic affairs.

Kesha denied Dr Luke sex claims in 2011

12 hours 51 min ago
US singer Kesha said her long-term producer Dr Luke never had sex with her, nor gave her drugs, in a deposition given three years ago.

VIDEO: Lions picture wins photography prize

13 hours 2 min ago
Michael Nichols wins Wildlife photographer of the year for his photograph of a pride of snoozing lions

S Club reunite for Children in Need

13 hours 24 min ago
Pop group S Club 7 are to reunite for the first time in more than a decade for the BBC's Children in Need next month.

Who wants to play Rupert Murdoch?

13 hours 52 min ago
Australian playwright on media baron's rise to power

Bush calls comeback 'extraordinary'

13 hours 55 min ago
Singer Kate Bush says her recent run of 22 comeback concerts was "one of the most extraordinary experiences" of her life.

Django actress on lewd conduct charge

14 hours 59 min ago
Django Unchained's Daniele Watts, who alleged she was held by police because of racial profiling, is charged with committing a lewd act in public.

Mary J Blige to sing at 1Xtra Live

15 hours 52 min ago
Mary J Blige will perform alongside Rick Ross, Krept & Konan and Jess Glynne at the National Indoor Arena in November at 1Xtra Live.

Toy store pulls Breaking Bad dolls

16 hours 37 min ago
US chain Toys R Us pulls four action figures based on characters from the popular TV drama Breaking Bad, following a petition for their removal.