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Breaking Bad star wins fan prom date

Tue, 2014-04-15 07:25
Actor Bryan Cranston helps a teenage Breaking Bad fan secure a date to his prom, by filming a special proposal in character as Walter White.

BBC Trust to examine star salaries

Tue, 2014-04-15 07:18
The BBC Trust is to conduct a review of presenter and performer pay - the first in five years.

VIDEO: Paolo: I have questions but no answers

Tue, 2014-04-15 07:08
Paolo Nutini on his music and why he loves performing

Relative Values divides critics

Tue, 2014-04-15 06:40
Sir Trevor Nunn's revival of the Noel Coward play Relative Values, starring Patricia Hodge, Caroline Quentin and Rory Bremner divides critics on its opening night.

VIDEO: New rivals for One Direction

Tue, 2014-04-15 06:09
British Boy Band The Vamps talk about their fans and being compared to One Direction

Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer

Tue, 2014-04-15 05:15
Author Donna Tartt is awarded this year's Pulitzer Prize for fiction, for her critically acclaimed third novel The Goldfinch.

Jackson mother must pay AEG's costs

Tue, 2014-04-15 05:02
Michael Jackson's mother is ordered by a US court to pay more than $800,000 (£480,000) in trial costs to concert promoter AEG Live.

Ultimate Warrior cause of death confirmed

Tue, 2014-04-15 03:09
The wrestler died at his Arizona hotel on 8 April, days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Derek: Gervais says goodbye to irony

Mon, 2014-04-14 21:13
Ricky Gervais leaves irony behind with Derek

3D sound tests carried out by BBC

Mon, 2014-04-14 19:12
The BBC's attempt to create 3D sound recordings

NSA stories take Pulitzer Prize

Mon, 2014-04-14 18:23
The Guardian and Washington Post newspapers share the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for a series of stories on US electronic spying.

Nazi memorabilia auction cancelled

Mon, 2014-04-14 16:39
A Paris auction house cancels the sale of objects that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering after objection from Jewish groups.

VIDEO: New 'Banksy' work appears near GCHQ

Mon, 2014-04-14 15:04
"Guerrilla artist" Banksy is believed to be behind a piece of street art depicting three shadowy figures eavesdropping - three miles from the Government listening post GCHQ.

EastEnders actress Dore dies at 92

Mon, 2014-04-14 13:19
Actress Edna Dore, who was best known for her role as battleaxe Mo Butcher in EastEnders, has died aged 92.

Matisse exhibition hailed by critics

Mon, 2014-04-14 12:13
Critics laud one of the largest collections of Henri Matisse's "cut-out" artworks ever assembled for an exhibition opening at Tate Modern.

AUDIO: Woman's £2600 Neil Diamond mobile bill

Mon, 2014-04-14 10:42
A phone user has been charged £2600 for downloading a Neil Diamond album abroad.

'Banksy' artwork appears near GCHQ

Mon, 2014-04-14 09:10
The "guerrilla artist" Banksy is believed to be behind a piece of street art depicting shadowy figures eavesdropping - three miles from the Government listening post GCHQ.

Jeremy Kyle Show breaks Ofcom rules

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:56
The Jeremy Kyle Show is found in breach of Ofcom rules for failing to inform viewers about the care and safety of a teenage participant.

Mixed reviews for Strictly musical

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:19
Critics say Baz Luhrmann's stage musical has failed to live up to the magic of his 1992 film, with the Sydney Morning Herald saying it "sparkles but falls short".

VIDEO: Zac Efron strips off at award ceremony

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:05
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire took the prize for best film at the MTV Movie Awards. Watch highlights from the evening