BBC Entertainment News

February 09, 2018

Britney Spears officially requests new conservator to replace her father

The star's new lawyer says her father's control of her career is "insane and depressing".

Peter Kay: Comic announces charity return for cancer patient

The comic will host two live Q&As in October in aid of Laura Nuttall, who has brain cancer.

Booker Prize 2021: Former winner Kazuo Ishiguro leads longlist

The Japanese-born British novelist previously won the award in 1989 with The Remains Of The Day.

DaBaby's HIV and gay comments 'perpetuate discrimination'

The rapper made false claims about the life expectancy of people with HIV at a US festival.

Turner Prize returns to Tate Liverpool after 15 years

The renowned event will be held at the Tate Liverpool gallery in late 2022, it is announced.

Dieter Brummer: Home and Away actor dies aged 45

Brummer famously played Shane Parrish - Melissa George's love interest on the TV soap in the 1990s.

Noel Clarke: women make claims to police against the actor

Police confirm "a number of women" have come forward with more allegations against actor Noel Clarke

Ronan Keating accepts phone hacking damages

The ex-Boyzone singer's lawyers told the High Court of the distress caused by newspapers stories.

Pink offers to pay bikini bottoms fine for Norway women's handball team

The Norway women's side were last week fined for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms in a match.

Latitude festival: Magical, emotional... and a little bit frightening

Bands and fans describe the atmosphere at the UK's first full-capacity festival since 2019.

Amy Winehouse: Could there be new music on the way?

Ten years after her death, Amy's parents say they want fans to hear CDs of her unreleased material.

Anne-Marie: I've always loved the idea of revenge

The pop star on beating anxiety, growing bored of her biggest song, and her revenge fantasies.

Benin Bronzes: Nigeria dispute jeopardises return of artefacts

Several museums in Europe have talked of returning the looted artefacts - but where will they be housed in Nigeria?

Halima Aden and Tommy Hilfiger: ‘It’s not just about diverse catwalks’

The world’s first hijab-wearing supermodel talks to fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger about why she quit the industry.

Latitude 2021: What being a Covid test event means for the festival

The festival in Suffolk will be the first major event following the lifting of most restrictions.

Archibald Prize: 100 years of Australia's top portrait honour

Over 100 years, the Archibald Prize has become better at reflecting Australian diversity.

Afrobeats in Japan: British-Nigerian hip hop dancer teaching children how to dance

Yinka Oshiletu, a British-Nigerian hip hop dancer is bringing Afrobeats sounds to Japan's young dancers.

From lockdown animations to Snoop Dogg music video

After his homemade animations went viral, Snoop Dogg asked Peter Quinn to direct his new video.

10 years on: Amy's parents on new documentary

The late singer's father says he hopes a new documentary will show a "more rounded image" of Amy.

England nightclubs reopen: Cheers and celebrations as clubbers return for first night out

For some revellers in Leeds, this was the first time they'd ever been to a nightclub.

CBeebies Bedtime Stories: Why Hollywood stars like Ryan Reynolds are lining up

Other stars to have taken part include Tom Hardy, Dolly Parton and Sir Elton John. Here's why.


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