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Conductor Karina Canellakis makes Proms history with stirring First Night

2 hours 4 min ago
The US musician becomes the first woman to conduct the First Night of the BBC Proms.

Ed Sheeran goes to numbers one, three and four

8 hours 2 min ago
The star dominates the chart with his star-studded fourth album No. 6 Collaborations Project.

ASAP Rocky detained in Swedish jail at least another week

11 hours 14 min ago
The rapper has already been kept there on suspicion of assault for the last two weeks.

Titans: Crew member on DC Universe show killed in stunt

12 hours 30 min ago
Producers say they are "heartbroken and devastated" over the on-set death of Warren Appleby.

Tom Cruise drops Top Gun 2 trailer

14 hours 9 min ago
The star surprises fans with a trailer, plus the latest from Comic-Con on Terminator and Star Wars.

Nighty night, Jan Ravens ends This Week fielding complaints

14 hours 12 min ago
After 16 years, This Week closes with a webcam in the BBC complaints department room - we are in trouble again!

Beyoncé's Lion King album is more about Beyoncé than The Lion King

14 hours 29 min ago
The star champions African musicians and rhythms on her 14-track companion piece to the Disney film.

Claws out for Cats movie trailer

15 hours 5 min ago
The reviews are in for the trailer of the big-screen musical adaptation and they're far from purr-fect.

Britbox: BBC and ITV set out plans for new streaming service

16 hours 44 min ago
Shows like Love Island, Gavin & Stacey and Broadchurch will be on the BBC and ITV's streaming service.

This Week: 'The end of an error'

17 hours 42 min ago
Presenter Andrew Neil says farewell as the late-night politics show come to end after 16 years.

The Simpsons: How the show's writers predict the future

18 hours 30 min ago
From celebrity cameos to predicting the future - we meet two of the writers of The Simpsons.

Music 'calms nerves before surgery' as well as sedative

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:36
The "world's most relaxing song" could be just as good at calming patients' nerves, a study suggests.

Behind the Proms' celestial opening number

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:35
Composer Zosha Di Castri spills the beans on her latest work, which launches the BBC Proms on Friday.

Peaky Blinders fifth series premiere held in Birmingham

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:25
The world premiere of the fifth series of Peaky Blinders was held in Birmingham ahead of its return to BBC One later this year.

Ricky Martin rallies behind Puerto Rico protests to oust governor

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 14:29
Governor Ricardo Roselló is urged to quit after leaked sexist, profane and homophobic text messages.

Singer Dame Sarah Connolly pulls out of the Proms

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:49
The celebrated mezzo-soprano cancels engagements after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

'Lost' Charles Dickens portrait to go on permanent display

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:21
The painting had not been seen for 174 years until it turned up covered in mould in South Africa.

Shakespeare 'belongs to Ireland and the world'

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:06
Shakespeare is possibly Britain's most enduring cultural export. But how is he rated in Ireland?

Kyoto Animation: Fans heartbroken by deadly anime studio fire in Japan

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:00
Devotees of the KyoAni studio are pouring out love, support and money in response to the tragedy.

Game of Thrones stars self-nominate for Emmy Awards

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 09:12
Gwendoline Christie, Alfie Allen and Carice van Houten successfully submitted their own nominations.