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VIDEO: Emmy success for Sherlock stars

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:09
It was a good night for Sherlock at the Emmys, in Los Angeles, where Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman won best actor and best supporting actor in a miniseries.

VIDEO: Williams honoured at Emmy Awards

Mon, 2014-08-25 23:39
Actor Billy Crystal has paid tribute to his friend and co-star Robin Williams at the 66th Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

Rain shuts Burning Man opening day

Mon, 2014-08-25 20:44
Burning Man, the annual counterculture event in the desert of northern Nevada, has been closed on opening day amid rare heavy rains.

Led Zeppelin win 'best guitar riff'

Mon, 2014-08-25 12:37
Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love is voted the greatest guitar riff of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2.

Edinburgh Fringe ticket sales up 12%

Mon, 2014-08-25 12:20
This year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe breaks the two million ticket barrier for the first time in its 67-year history.

How Attenborough 'saved' British film

Mon, 2014-08-25 11:38
How Lord Attenborough 'saved' British film

LG to sell 'the first 4K OLED' TV

Mon, 2014-08-25 10:45
LG announces it is about to become the first firm to sell TVs offering both OLED and 4K technologies to the public.

Sony PlayStation hit by cyber-attack

Mon, 2014-08-25 09:54
Sony says its PlayStation network is back online after being shut down following a cyber-attack.

Tributes paid to Lord Attenborough

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:59
Tributes pour in from the worlds of entertainment and politics following the death of filmmaker Richard Attenborough.

Swans survival story on big screen

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:13
Swansea City's rag-to-riches tale hits the big screen

Film's Richard Attenborough dies

Mon, 2014-08-25 03:42
Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, who also acted in films including Brighton Rock and The Great Escape, has died at the age of 90.

Gig venues at risk in noise disputes

Sun, 2014-08-24 20:32
Should you complain if you move next to a gig venue?

VIDEO: Richard Attenborough dies at 90

Sun, 2014-08-24 17:16
Nick Higham looks back at the life of the actor and film-maker Lord Richard Attenborough, who has died at the age of 90.

Rap producer shot at pre-MTV VMA party

Sun, 2014-08-24 14:24
Three people have been injured after a shooting at an event hosted by Chris Brown.

Thumbs up for Capaldi's Doctor

Sun, 2014-08-24 05:37
Critics hail Peter Capaldi's feature-length debut as the 12th Doctor, as the eighth series of Doctor Who premiered on BBC One on Saturday.

Sir Cliff Richard quizzed by police

Sat, 2014-08-23 19:51
Sir Cliff Richard has been interviewed under caution in connection with an alleged historical sex offence, South Yorkshire Police says.

China film festival shut down

Sat, 2014-08-23 10:58
The Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival, which had suffered disruption in the past, on its opening day.

AUDIO: How well does comedy travel?

Sat, 2014-08-23 05:47
How well does stand up comedy travel outside the US and UK?

Doctor Who fan creates new TV titles

Fri, 2014-08-22 21:12
The Doctor Who fan who created the show's new titles

Lennon killer denied parole again

Fri, 2014-08-22 17:31
Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon in 1980, is denied parole for an eighth time by authorities in New York.