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The BBC "acted appropriately" in covering the police search of Sir Cliff Richard's home, the corporation's director general Tony Hall says.
Actor Hugh Bonneville joins Judi Dench and Benedict Cumberbatch in the cast of the BBC's adaptation of three Shakespeare history plays.
The nominees for this year's Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, including James Acaster, Alex Horne and Sara Pascoe, are unveiled.
The 16-strong cast of popular South African soap opera Generations is sacked after a long-running dispute over pay and contracts.
Singer songwriter Anastacia tells BBC Breakfast about her post mastectomy experience and new album 'Resurrection'
Former criminal barrister Clive Anderson explains why lawyers are disliked.
Hollywood actress Emma Stone is to make her Broadway debut in the current revival of Cabaret, replacing Michelle Williams in the role of Sally Bowles.
A photographer has accused Justin Bieber of inflicting emotional distress over a row about a memory card.
Gerry Anderson, one of Northern Ireland's best-known presenters, dies after a long illness.
Colombian pop star Shakira's hit song Loca was indirectly copied from a Dominican songwriter's work, a US federal judge rules.
Drew McOnie has choreographed a new version of Little Red Riding Hood for the National Youth Ballet.
The US box office has struggled compared to previous years during the traditional high point of the summer blockbuster season.
Author Euny Hong talks to the BBC about how South Korea is conquering the world through pop culture.
A lawyer for Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton, who is serving 10 years in jail for drugs convictions, says he has been granted a new appeal hearing.
Actor Jackie Chan apologises over his son's arrest on drug-related charges, saying he feels "ashamed" as a public figure and "sad" as a father.
The head of India's Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is arrested on suspicion of soliciting a bribe from a film producer.
Conductor Daniel Barenboim speaks to Newsnight's Kirsty Wark about how the situation in Gaza has affected his orchestra of musicians from both sides in the conflict.
A judge rejects a bid by lawyers representing Anna Nicole Smith's daughter, challenging the will of her former husband, Texas billionaire J Howard Marshall.
Peter Dinklage - Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - is to join Orange is the New Black actress Taylor Schilling in a New York revival of 19th Century Russian play A Month in the Country.