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VIDEO: Jessie J: I owe a lot to the MOBO's

1 hour 34 min ago
Singer Jessie J tells BBC News she owes a lot of her early exposure to the MOBO awards. The 26 year-old won best female singer at the award ceremony in London

Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'

1 hour 50 min ago
The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.

Design inspires new V&A video game

4 hours 2 min ago
A new video game based on the designs of William Morris is launched by Sophia George, the V&A museum's games designer in residence.

One Direction join BBC Music Awards

4 hours 24 min ago
One Direction, Ed Sheeran and Coldplay are among the acts confirmed to perform at the inaugural BBC Music Awards on 11 December.

In pictures: Grayson Perry exhibition

4 hours 37 min ago
Grayson Perry captures the state of the UK

VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision

Thu, 2014-10-23 20:38
Meet the artist who has been blind for 25 years

Spanish art gems head for UK town

Thu, 2014-10-23 19:39
A new art gallery showing major works of art from Spain's "golden age" is to open in a former bank in Bishop Auckland, north-east England.

US returns ancient artefacts to Peru

Thu, 2014-10-23 18:53
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pre-Columbian graves.

Knightley to make Broadway debut

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:06
British actress Keira Knightley is to make her Broadway debut next year in Therese Raquin, a stage version of Emile Zola's classic novel.

Miranda Hart calls time on BBC sitcom

Thu, 2014-10-23 12:27
TV star Miranda Hart announces there will be no more episodes of her hit BBC sitcom after this Christmas.

Walliams tops children's bestsellers

Thu, 2014-10-23 12:22
David Walliams' Awful Auntie has become the best selling children's fiction title of the year just four weeks after going on sale.

Coogan inherits Hoffman TV role

Thu, 2014-10-23 09:00
Alan Partridge star Steve Coogan is cast in a US TV series that was to have starred the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Alvin Stardust: Life and career in pictures

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:49
The life and career of Alvin Stardust

Madeley rape threats complaint filed

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:37
A formal police complaint has been made by Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan after online rape threats were made against their daughter, the TV presenters say.

Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:47
Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.

Sam Smith cleans up at Mobo awards

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:26
This year's Mobo awards, which saw Sam Smith pick up four trophies, was described by viewers as a "shambles".

Anniversary boost for TS Eliot prize

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:16
The prize money for the TS Eliot Prize has been increased to £20,000 to mark the 50th anniversary of the poet's death in January 2015.

One Direction members earn £6m each

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:52
According to the boy band's company accounts, One Direction earned more than £49m in 2013 in the UK - or £94 every minute.

Stolen art by 'female Banksy' sought

Thu, 2014-10-23 05:58
Police in London are appealing for help to trace stolen murals by an artist known as "the female Banksy", estimated to be worth at least £20,000.

BBC 6 Music draws record listeners

Thu, 2014-10-23 05:29
BBC Radio 6 Music has won record audience figures, reaching almost two million listeners over the past three months, according to Rajar.