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February 09, 2018
Roman Polanski sues Oscars Academy after 2018 expulsion

Roman Polanski sues Oscars Academy after 2018 expulsion

The director admitted unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977 and was expelled from the Academy last year.

John Singleton: Pioneering black filmmaker suffers stroke

John Singleton: Pioneering black filmmaker suffers stroke

The pioneering African-American director, Oscar-nominated for Boyz N the Hood, fell ill on Wednesday.

Influencers: How a 'new breed' of social media stars changed the game

Influencers: How a 'new breed' of social media stars changed the game

How a 'new breed' of social media stars changed the game.

'Vivid, witty and poetic' Prince memoir coming

'Vivid, witty and poetic' Prince memoir coming

The musician started work on his autobiography shortly before his death three years ago.

Game of Thrones: Amazon error as second episode is uploaded early

Game of Thrones: Amazon error as second episode is uploaded early

German customers were able to view the second episode of the current series six hours early.

UB40's Brian Travers to 'live life to the full' after surgery

UB40's Brian Travers to 'live life to the full' after surgery

Brian Travers has said he will "carry on living life to the full" after an operation last month.

Avengers Endgame: The Marvel Cinematic Universe explained

Avengers Endgame: The Marvel Cinematic Universe explained

Want to watch Avengers: Endgame but have no clue what's happening in the MCU? We're here to help.

The special flavour of rock’n’roll Beijing

The special flavour of rock’n’roll Beijing

The indie bands of the Chinese capital, Beijing, have their own raw, distinctive sound, says the BBC's Stephen McDonell.

Adele splits from husband Simon Konecki

Adele splits from husband Simon Konecki

The best-selling UK artist and mother of one got married in 2016, after five years of dating.

BTS become first Korean artists to top UK chart

BTS become first Korean artists to top UK chart

The South Korean boyband land their first UK number one album with Map of the Soul.

Lil Dicky's all-star environmental music video goes viral

Lil Dicky's all-star environmental music video goes viral

An all-star animated video featuring the voices of Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande is a viral hit.

David Attenborough climate change TV show a 'call to arms'

David Attenborough climate change TV show a 'call to arms'

The BBC's Climate Change - The Facts, presented by Sir David Attenborough, is praised by TV critics.

Rylan joins the Strictly Come Dancing family

Rylan joins the Strictly Come Dancing family

Presenter Clark-Neal will join Zoe Ball on the Strictly Come Dancing spin-off show

'Struggling' Love Island star took her own life

'Struggling' Love Island star took her own life

Former beauty queen Sophie Gradon was found dead by her boyfriend who killed himself days later.

Here are the films playing at Cannes this year

Here are the films playing at Cannes this year

The British film director will launch his new film Sorry We Missed You at the film festival.

Notre-Dame fire: How gamers are getting 'inside' the cathedral

Notre-Dame fire: How gamers are getting 'inside' the cathedral

Players return to a 2014 video game to visit a digital version of the cathedral, untouched by fire.

Dame Emma Thompson: 'If I could fly cleanly, I would'

Dame Emma Thompson: 'If I could fly cleanly, I would'

Actress Dame Emma Thompson defends her decision to fly to London from the US to attend a climate change protest.

Naomi Campbell hit by fashion racism in Asian country

Naomi Campbell hit by fashion racism in Asian country

The British supermodel says she was told a photo campaign would not be used because of the "colour of [her] skin".

'Make-up lets me be whoever I want to be'

'Make-up lets me be whoever I want to be'

Instagram influencer Tiffany Hunt uses her body as a canvas to become anything from a butterfly to a skull.

The baby as big as a double-decker bus

The baby as big as a double-decker bus

The massive mechanical puppet is the centrepiece of show in Halifax about a mother's fight for her child.

BTS: 'We failed and tried again'

BTS: 'We failed and tried again'

Arguably the world's biggest boy band, BTS open up about their "struggles and tears".

Notre-Dame: Assassin's Creed Unity giveaway praised

Notre-Dame: Assassin's Creed Unity giveaway praised

Review sites have been flooded with positive reviews after the game was given away because of its links to Notre Dame.

Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky wins presidency by landslide

Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky wins presidency by landslide

Political novice Volodymyr Zelensky wins by a landslide as incumbent Petro Poroshenko admits defeat.

Jung lovers: BTS delve into psychology on their album, Map Of The Soul

Jung lovers: BTS delve into psychology on their album, Map Of The Soul

The Swiss psychologist's theories of ego, persona and the psyche underpin the band's latest lyrics.

Chloë Grace Moretz: 'No age limit' for learning LGBT acceptance

Chloë Grace Moretz: 'No age limit' for learning LGBT acceptance

US actress Chloë Grace Moretz on LGBT education and the 'underlying darker tone' of her film career.

Arinze Stanley: 'Patience is the key to my art'

Arinze Stanley: 'Patience is the key to my art'

Nigerian Arinze Stanley Egbengwu creates hyper-realistic pictures that look like photographs.

Viewpoint: Beyonce’s Homecoming celebrates black culture and education

Viewpoint: Beyonce’s Homecoming celebrates black culture and education

The singer's new documentary nods to Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison and others, writes Barrett Pitner.

Author Sharna Jackson: Bringing diversity into children's books

Author Sharna Jackson: Bringing diversity into children's books

The children's novelist inspiring BAME readers to see themselves positively in the stories they read.

Game of Thrones: What did people make of its return?

Game of Thrones: What did people make of its return?

A spoiler-free round-up of how the first episode of the final series was received.

Stormzy was 'right' to cancel Snowbombing gig say Big Joanie

Stormzy was 'right' to cancel Snowbombing gig say Big Joanie

Big Joanie on music making "a positive change" and why punk is not just for white, middle class straight men.

Time is up for 'same old' comedy shows

Time is up for 'same old' comedy shows

Social media changed many aspects of modern life, but how has it impacted traditional stand-up comedy?

Game of Thrones: The breakout stars of HBO's hit series

Game of Thrones: The breakout stars of HBO's hit series

What next for the show's sizeable cast, and will the stars be able to shake off their characters?

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