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After 16 years on television, Bob The Builder is finally having a makeover with a new look and voice.
A huge wooden sculpture draped with swathes of coloured fabric by Richard Tuttle is the latest artwork to fill Tate Modern's Turbine Hall in London.
A mural by the street artist Banksy in Folkestone is vandalised with an obscene image.
A 1901 self-portrait by Pablo Picasso is to go on public display for the first time alongside a rarely-seen 1969 self-portrait by Francis Bacon.
Dramas such as The Musketeers and Mr Selfridge helped drive a 5% rise in British TV exports, a new report reveals.
A new Dracula origins story fails to sink its teeth into Ben Affleck's US box office leader Gone Girl.
Nicki Minaj fails to capture the first UK solo number one single in her own right as her song Anaconda is beaten into third place.
Archaeologists in Greece uncover a large floor mosaic at a huge burial site at Amphipolis dating to the time of Alexander the Great.
Martin Fowler is making a comeback to EastEnders for the first time since 2007, and will be played by a new actor.
Monty Python star John Cleese says new television comedy pales into insignificance compared with the greats, such as Buster Keaton.
How 1950s Morocco became a haven for gay writers
Hollywood actor and director Robert Redford is to receive a lifetime achievement award from New York's Lincoln Center.
Tackling taboo of child abuse in soulful song
Police are investigating a suspected attempt to steal the Lancashire seafront statue of comedy legend Eric Morecambe.
A collection of vintage railway posters is expected to fetch £9,000 at an auction in New York on Tuesday.
Andrew Motion on how to make it as a poet
The executive producer of the BBC's Top Gear defends the show following reports its crew had to flee Argentina because of a number plate "stunt".
In Cuba, young children are learning circus skills with a view to becoming professional performers.
In Belgium a comics museum, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, is planning an expansion.
How a young archaeologist made history