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Jerry Lewis: US comedian dies aged 91 in Las Vegas
One of Hollywood's most successful comedians has died at his home in Las Vegas.
Beatles' original Eleanor Rigby score up for auction
Written by Paul McCartney and signed by producer George Martin, it is expected to fetch £20,000.
US comedian and activist Dick Gregory dies aged 84
The family of Dick Gregory, who satirised racism with his stand-up, announce his death aged 84.
What being a mum taught Suranne Jones about Doctor Foster
The actress says having a son made her "realise the gravitas" of what Doctor Foster is going through.
Bros thank fans for support at O2 comeback show
Kicking off with I Owe You Nothing, Matt and Luke Goss roll back the years for Brosettes at the O2.
Shakespeare's Globe: Six ideas new boss Michelle Terry has for the theatre
The theatre's new artistic director Michelle Terry is hoping to steady the ship after a bumpy year.
Aryana Sayeed: Kabul concert goes ahead despite threats
Aryana Sayeed, known to fans as Afghanistan's Kim Kardashian, sang to hundreds of delighted fans.
Neil Finn is recording an album live on Facebook
The Crowded House star says live-streaming the sessions stops him procrastinating.
Sir Bruce Forsyth: 8 little-known facts about his career
As well as hosting hit game shows, he was in movies, a TV sitcom and tried to crack America.
Why is MTV bringing back Unplugged and TRL?
Shawn Mendes will be the first artist to perform in a revival of MTV Unplugged.
Woman raped by Roman Polanski asks for 'mercy' to end case
A Los Angeles court rejects a plea by a woman raped by the director to dismiss the 40-year-old case.
Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89
Tributes are paid to the TV legend, who hosted Strictly Come Dancing and The Generation Game.
Michael Barrymore wins payout over wrongful arrest
The 65-year-old was detained 10 years ago on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock.
Black British stars celebrated at National Portrait Gallery
Sir Trevor McDonald, Naomi Campbell and Tinie Tempah are among the faces in a major new exhibition.
Actress Rouass caught up in Barcelona attack
The actress says she had to hide in a restaurant freezer and heard gunshots outside.
Ex-BBC reporter Liz MacKean dies after stroke
Award-winning correspondent, who left BBC after row over her Jimmy Savile investigation, had a stroke.
Jacques Cousteau's relationship with son revisited in new film
The explorer became famous in Britain in the 1970s for his TV documentaries about the underwater world.
Detroit director Kathryn Bigelow urges race talks
The director of a film about the 1967 riots says she wants to meet racism "head-on.
Who are BBC Radio 1's new DJs?
Four new presenters will be heard in the station's weekend line-up during September.
Matt LeBlanc: Top Gear to 'expand the comedy'
The presenter says they are aiming for a broader audience while remaining true to the show's "petrolhead nature".
BBC Radio 4 to launch female-led panel show
The show's creator says Where's The F In News will feature "a shedload of intelligent and funny women".
Bonnie Tyler to perform total eclipse during total eclipse
The singer's next performance also involves a cruise ship and one of the Jonas Brothers.
Tom Cruise injury halts Mission: Impossible filming
Paramount Pictures confirms that actor Tom Cruise broke his ankle during filming of a stunt.
Spotify removes white supremacy music after events in Charlottesville
A number of bands are taken off the streaming service while more are being "reviewed".
HBO social media hacked in latest cyber security breach
Entertainment firm HBO is facing another cyber breach, as it social media accounts are compromised.
Love Island's Olivia: I've received death threats
Olivia Attwood says she was told to expect online abuse, but has tried to not let it affect her.
How Sir Bruce Forsyth entertained us over the decades
From Strictly to The Price Is Right, we look back at the career of the British TV legend.
'My drummer tattooed me while eating pizza'
Dua Lipa and four things you (maybe) didn't know.
Usakos, a community scarred by apartheid
A new exhibition of photographs shows how apartheid changed this small Namibian town.
Liz MacKean: A tribute by her former colleagues
Newsnight pays a moving tribute to its former reporter who has died aged 52 after a stroke.
'Bruce span 80 times a day'
Arlene Phillips on her former Strictly Come Dancing colleague Bruce Forsyth.
Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage warns fans not to buy huskies
Peter Dinklage is telling fans to stop buying huskies, the dogs that resemble direwolves, as many are being abandoned.
Harry Potter's birthplace in Lavenham listed for sale for almost £1m
It is the second time in five years De Vere House in Lavenham has been put on the market.
Sir Bruce Forsyth: Lord Grade recalls 'a very special man'
TV executive Lord Grade remembers a "loyal" and "special" man with great instincts.
In numbers: Who is the most successful Bond?
How does Daniel Craig compare to the actors who have played 007 before him?
Michael Barrymore: How the British TV king lost his crown
As entertainer Michael Barrymore is awarded damages for unlawful arrest, BBC News examines his rise and fall.
Mull of Kintyre - the story of a Scottish mega-hit
It was recorded 40 years ago this month with the help of a pipe band and was a Christmas number one in 1977.
Celebrating the Prince of Broadway
The award winning director-producer reflects on his past work, Trump and the state of Broadway.
Why Elvis is still earning a fortune
Why passing away has done little to deaden the commercial appeal of musical legends like Elvis and their entrepreneurial super fans.
Very weird things banned from music festivals
Reading and Leeds bans pineapples, adding to the list of weird stuff you can't take to festivals.
Taylor Swift sexual assault case: Why is it significant?
The pop star's actions are being seen as an inspiration for women to report groping.
Magazines: How print is surviving the digital age
The latest magazine sales figures are out - and they aren't as bleak as you might think.
Is J Balvin's Mi Gente the new Despacito?
Another Spanish-language song is dominating the streaming charts. We meet its singer, J Balvin.
9 male celebrities who've opened up about body image
Famous men are now stepping out to discuss the pressure to look good.
The subversive genius of Joe Orton
Fifty years after his brutal murder, what is the playwright's legacy?
Wichita Lineman: The unfinished song that became a classic
Why Glen Campbell's signature song was recorded before Jimmy Webb had finished writing it.
Taylor Swift groping trial: What you need to know
The pop star accuses a radio DJ of groping her during a photo shoot at one of her concerts.