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Winkleman makes 'most powerful' list

1 hour 50 min ago
Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman is named on a list of most influential women on TV, but co-presenter Tess Daly fails to make the cut.

Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63

2 hours 5 min ago
Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.

FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks

2 hours 28 min ago
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.

McDormand picks up Venice award

2 hours 48 min ago
Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand is honoured with the visionary talent award at the Venice Film Festival.

Musician Watt makes non-fiction list

4 hours 32 min ago
Everything But The Girl musician Ben Watt is announced as part of the 15-strong longlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.

VIDEO: China's museum of roast duck

Mon, 2014-09-01 19:58
In 2013 China had a new museum open almost every day of the year on average, resulting in some slightly bizarre attractions

Spain returns Colombian treasure

Mon, 2014-09-01 19:08
Spain returns to Colombia hundreds of indigenous artefacts that were seized from drug gangs in 2003, but later smuggled out of the country.

BBC staff vote to strike over cuts

Mon, 2014-09-01 12:07
BBC staff vote to go on strike in a row over job losses, the National Union of Journalists says.

Thrones swordsman joins Star Wars

Mon, 2014-09-01 11:44
Actor Miltos Yerolemou, best known for playing swordsman Syrio Forel in the first series of Game of Thrones, has joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII.

Joan Rivers' family remain hopeful

Mon, 2014-09-01 11:02
The daughter of comedian and TV presenter Joan Rivers says they have their "fingers crossed" as she recovers in hospital from a cardiac arrest.

VIDEO: Embracing animation in Africa

Mon, 2014-09-01 09:57
There are already animation studios in Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, but only a very limited number of good schools teach art and animation techniques on the African continent.

VIDEO: Wedgwood pottery loss 'hammer blow'

Mon, 2014-09-01 09:47
A public appeal has been launched to try to save the Wedgwood museum pottery collection which is being sold to pay off the firm's pension bill

Appeal to save Wedgwood collection

Mon, 2014-09-01 09:02
A public appeal is launched to save the Wedgwood Museum's collection, which is being sold to pay off the ceramics firm's pension bill.

British Wildlife Photography Awards

Mon, 2014-09-01 08:23
An image a greylag goose picks up a top photography prize

VIDEO: Turning internet radio into art

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:38
LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.

Queen star lends 3D photos to show

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:10
Queen guitarist Brian May lends some of his collection of Victorian 3D photographs to a new show at London's Tate Britain.

World Service boss Horrocks to leave

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:56
The director of the BBC World Service, Peter Horrocks, is to leave the corporation in the New Year, it is announced.

Naked photos of celebrities leaked

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:50
Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.

Guardians is top US film of 2014

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:03
Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.

Under Milk Wood recording revisited

Sun, 2014-08-31 22:53
The man behind the sound effects of Dylan's Under Milk Wood