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Iranian musician Hafez Nazeri left his country 14 years ago to follow his dream in the United States.
Despite being just two people, Colombian rock duo Sicotropico have a powerful sound.
JK Rowling's crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith will eventually outnumber her Harry Potter books, she reveals.
US DJ Casey Kasem is yet to be laid to rest a month after his death due to a continuing legal wrangle between family members.
Bjork's musical director Matt Robertson explains how they developed the instruments for her Biophilia tour.
Hollyoaks has overtaken EastEnders as the UK's most violent soap, according to new research from media watchdog Ofcom.
Presenter Katie Derham tells BBC Breakfast about the highlights of this year's Proms
James Bond star Ben Whishaw is cast as the voice of Paddington in the upcoming film about the Peruvian bear.
A collection of 40 paintings by an 11-year-old boy from Norfolk is valued at £400,000 by a gallery.
Crime writer Lynda La Plante plots to find an actress to play a young Tennison for new Prime Suspect series
German artist Otto Piene, known for his colourful paintings and gigantic open-air sculptures, has died at the age of 86.
Stars hail the life and work of Broadway star Elaine Stritch, who has died at the age of 89.
Microsoft's ambitious TV division is to close, a month after debuting its first show.
The US Supreme Court rejects an emergency petition from the heirs of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who are trying to stop the publication of a book based on Sherlock Holmes.
New Gilbert & George work inspired by 'hippy crack'
Comedian Peter Kay will switch on this year's Blackpool Illuminations which shine from August to November.
Sex is set to be the subject of a new exhibition opening at the Wellcome Collection in London in November.
Sir Andrew Davis on why he still gets nervous at the Proms
Artist Hamilton Coelho uses gigantic whalebones in his work