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VIDEO: Oscar buzz around Eddie Redmayne

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:12
Film critics are touting British actor Eddie Redmayne as a favourite to win an Oscar next year for his portrayal of the British physicist Stephen Hawking.

Wolf Hall plays to move to Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:03
The RSC's stage adaptations of Hilary Mantel's award-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies are to move to Broadway next year.

Complex molecule discovered in space

SCIENCE & NATURE - Fri, 2014-09-26 05:56
The discovery of a branched carbon molecule 27,000 light-years from Earth suggests the building blocks of life may be ubiquitous throughout the galaxy.

Southbank repairs get Lottery boost

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-09-26 05:35
Planned repair and maintenance of the Southbank Centre in London gets a £4.9m boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

King to appear in BBC documentary

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:54
Former music mogul Jonathan King, who was convicted of child sex offences in 2001, is to appear on a BBC documentary about rock band Genesis.

The Who unveil first song since 2006

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-09-26 04:13
Rock legends The Who make references to AC/DC and Daft Punk in their first song in eight years as they mark their 50th anniversary.

In pictures: Anselm Kiefer retrospective

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:34
The UK's first major retrospective of German artist Anselm Kiefer

Apple effect weighs on Asian markets

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:28
Asian markets are trading lower on Friday after a slide in Apple's shares overnight dragged down Wall Street.

VIDEO: How to keep a troupe of horses happy

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:17
Ashleigh Nghiem reports on how the performing horses of the Cavalia circus are looked after.

VIDEO: France launches cigarette crackdown

HEALTH - Fri, 2014-09-26 00:37
The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging.

UK faces 'five more years of cuts'

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-09-26 00:12
The outgoing head of the civil service predicts another five years of UK government spending cuts - and says making them will be "even harder".

US allows use of drones for filming

ENTERTAINMENT - Thu, 2014-09-25 23:46
The US grants permission to six television and movie companies to allow for the use of drones to shoot film scenes.

US allows use of drones for filming

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-09-25 23:46
The US grants permission to six television and movie companies to allow for the use of drones to shoot film scenes.

First Russian woman in ISS mission

SCIENCE & NATURE - Thu, 2014-09-25 23:30
Russia has sent a woman into space for the first time in 17 years as part of a joint US-Russian mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

World Cup fever boosts Nike profit

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-09-25 22:03
The US sportswear firm Nike sees a 23% jump in quarterly profit thanks in part to football fever from this year's World Cup.

Connolly's 'joy' at being Outnumbered

ENTERTAINMENT - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:57
Billy Connolly on sand, kids and cancer

China uncovers $10bn fake trades

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:27
China uncovers $10bn worth of fake trades among companies as part of a nationwide crackdown.

Apple effect weighs on Asian markets

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:24
Asian markets are trading lower on Friday after a slide in Apple's shares overnight dragged down Wall Street.

Obama expands Pacific marine reserve

SCIENCE & NATURE - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:20
US President Barack Obama expands a marine reserve in the Pacific, creating the largest network of oceanic protected areas in the world.

A life in conflict

ENTERTAINMENT - Thu, 2014-09-25 19:47
How journalist Peter Taylor's risk taking led to a Bafta Award