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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
Broadway legend and film and television star Elaine Stritch dies at her home in Michigan at the age of 89.
One of the largest theatres in southern England officially reopens after a £22m revamp.
Beyonce is in the running for eight prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards, including video of the year and best female.
The recent leaks of scripts and footage from the new Doctor Who series were due to a "damaging mistake", according to the BBC's commercial arm.
Blues guitarist Johnny Winter, known for his energetic solo performances, dies at the age of 70.
A 540-year-old book - the first to be printed in the English language - sells for over £1m in Sotheby's auction
Bollywood star and producer Farhan Akhtar's latest film Bangistan is being hailed as India's answer to Brit flick Four Lions