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'Movie star promise tempted Tulisa'

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 08:37
Singer Tulisa Contostavlos helped supply cocaine to an undercover reporter after he promised he could help her crack the movie business, a court hears.

Noriega sues over Call of Duty

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 07:51
The former military dictator of Panama, Manuel Noriega, is suing Activision after a character based on him featured in a Call of Duty game.

VIDEO: Cher Lloyd sorry for 'bad attitude'

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 07:15
Former X Factor contestant Cher Lloyd talks to BBC Breakfast about why she is sorry she had a bad attitude whilst she was in the competition

VIDEO: Gruffalo team on their monster success

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 07:12
Author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler join BBC Breakfast to talk about why they enjoy working together and why the Gruffalo features in all their stories

Hockney tops public art show list

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 06:52
Artists Sir Antony Gormley and Grayson Perry reveal the works to be exhibited across 30,000 billboards and outdoor sites for the Art Everywhere event.

What makes a conference really irritating?

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-07-16 06:29
The really, really annoying things at a conference

Mexico restricts soft drink TV ads

HEALTH - Wed, 2014-07-16 06:17
Mexico is restricting TV advertising for high-calorie foods and soft drinks, as part of its campaign to tackle obesity, the government has announced.

VIDEO: Westwood: No mandate for fracking

SCIENCE & NATURE - Wed, 2014-07-16 06:15
Nearly half of the British people do not know what fracking is, says Vivienne Westwood in a personal film

TV channel fined £100,000 for violence

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 06:10
Media regulator Ofcom fines the Investigation Discovery channel £100,000 for showing a crime series about female killers before the 21:00 watershed.

'Europe's largest' pirate press raided

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 06:09
'Significant' numbers of illegal DVDs, CDs and vinyl records seized at underground German factory.

UK unemployment falls to 2.12m

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-07-16 06:02
UK unemployment fell by 121,000 to 2.12 million in the three months to May, official figures show.

Cher poised to top 2014 tour takings

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:55
Cher's Dressed To Kill tour is on course to become the highest-grossing tour, so far, of 2014.

55 dead sharks on beach 'horrific'

SCIENCE & NATURE - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:23
A marine biologist says the "horrific" sight of 55 sharks washed up on a Gower beach may be the result of trawling.

Japan 'vagina artist' arrest debated

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:01
A woman who makes art based on her vagina is arrested on obscenity allegations, sparking debate in Japan.

Harper Lee denies she approved memoir

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:59
Harper Lee, reclusive author of To Kill a Mockingbird, denies she approved the writing of a memoir about her life in Alabama by a former neighbour.

Rocky musical to close on Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:12
A stage adaptation of the big screen hit Rocky is to close on Broadway in August after just 188 regular performances.

Climate-sceptic charity to be split

SCIENCE & NATURE - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:02
A climate-sceptic group founded by former Conservative Chancellor Lord Lawson is to relaunch after a complaint about its charitable status.

Four-winged dinosaur found in China

SCIENCE & NATURE - Wed, 2014-07-16 03:56
The largest ever four-winged dinosaur has been discovered in China, with remarkably long feathers on its hindwings and tail.

Captured carbon to feed farmed fish?

SCIENCE & NATURE - Wed, 2014-07-16 03:46
Carbon dioxide turned into food for farmed fish

Apple and IBM to co-develop apps

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-07-16 02:54
Apple and IBM - once bitter rivals - announce a tie-up that will see the two firms co-develop business-centric apps for the iPad and iPhone.