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Louise Doughty, whose seventh novel Apple Tree Yard is out in June, and Professor Zachary Leader, discuss whether there is such a thing as writers block.
Coronation Street star William Roache appears in court accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in the 1960s.
How British audiences are falling for French films
Veteran US broadcaster Barbara Walters announces on her show, The View, that she will retire next year.
Jewellery belonging to iconic film star Gina Lollobrigida is to be auctioned in Geneva on Tuesday.
Coldplay are to receive the best British act award at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards in London on 28 June.
Jen Lewin is known as a new media interactive artist who works on large-scale installations that utilise lights and sound. Her art is designed for to encourage human interaction and play.
Celebrating the work of India's greatest architect
Barbara Walters announces she is to retire after more than 50 years on US TV screens.
Thieves in South Africa steal some of the takings from a Justin Bieber concert after breaking into a football stadium.
The R&B star is told he must remove the graffiti art along the front wall of his Hollywood home.
Archers actor Arnold Peters, who played businessman Jack Woolley in the Radio 4 soap, dies aged 87.
Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey is to deliver the annual MacTaggart lecture as part of the 2013 Edinburgh International Television Festival.
Billy Ocean has revealed he was fired from his day job when his first song was played on the radio.
US Doctor Who fans are being urged to keep the plot of Saturday's finale secret after DVDs of the series were sent out early in error.
Leonard DiCaprio's The Great Gatsby was unable to halt the reign of comic-book blockbuster Iron Man 3 at this weekend's US box office.
The oldest-surviving English grand piano, one of the first ever made, was built by the piano maker Americus Backers in London in 1772 and has now been returned by English Heritage to the home of its former owner, the Duke of Wellington.
Surprises, snubs and Shakespeare
Olivia Colman wins two Baftas - best supporting actress for Accused and best female in a comedy programme for Twenty Twelve.
Jazz and pop singer Caro Emerald's second album, The Shocking Miss Emerald, shoots to the top of the charts, knocking Rudimental down to number two.