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Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has pleaded guilty to careless driving and resisting arrest in a deal that avoided a drugged-driving conviction.
Lauren Bacall, one of Hollywood's biggest post-war stars, has died at home in New York after a career spanning seven decades.
The West Wing star Richard Schiff and stage actor Nigel Lindsay are to join Lindsay Lohan in the revival of David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow.
Singer Celine Dion announces she is to put her showbiz career on hold "indefinitely" for health and family reasons.
How should the media handle the subject of suicide?
The Gordon Burn Prize for writing announces a shortlist which includes a novel by Gruff Rhys of Welsh band Super Furry Animals.
Screaming fans greeted pop star Lady Gaga as she arrived in Japan ahead of concerts on Wednesday and Thursday.
London Grammar head the nominations for the Association of Independent Music awards, with nods in four categories.
The children of late US actor Robin Williams say "the world will never be the same" without their father.
A new film called Enter Pyongyang chronicles daily life in the North Korean capital, a city rarely covered by Western mainstream media.
Former Countryfile presenter Charlotte Smith is to return to the BBC rural affairs programme next month.
Downton Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville has been modelled into a waxwork for the Madam Tussauds collection in London.
Two German artists claim responsibility for hoisting white flags atop New York's iconic Brooklyn Bridge last month, removing official US flags.
Justin Bieber is going to plead guilty to charges of careless driving and resisting arrest, and take anger management classes.
The Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge is the first celebrity to be confirmed for the next series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Mary Wilson on 50 years since the pop trio's first number one hit
US actor and comedian Robin Williams had been treated for depression and took his own life at his California home, police confirm.
A drama about Nigeria's kidnapped girls touches hearts
Author Marcelo Rubens Paiva reflects on Brazil's recent history
Pictures of the life and career of US actress Lauren Bacall