Actress Lynda Bellingham dies aged 66

British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had cancer, has died aged 66, her agent has confirmed.

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 2:44 am

Obituary: Lynda Bellingham

The life and career of actress Lynda Bellingham

Posted by on 20 October 2014 | 2:12 am

Klinghoffer opera 'must be performed'

Controversial opera prompts protests in New York

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 7:03 pm

Brad Pitt's Fury closes festival

Brad Pitt says he hopes his new film Fury recognised the trauma suffered by soldiers in World War Two as it closes this year's BFI London Film Festival.

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 3:17 pm

VIDEO: Pitt: Fury 'depicts reality of war'

The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury.

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 1:23 pm

Ella Henderson tops UK album chart

Former X Factor finalist Ella Henderson has called topping the UK album chart with her debut release Chapter One "a moment in time I will never forget".

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 1:00 pm

Easy Rider motorcycle sold for $1.35m

A customised motorcycle said to have featured in 1969 film Easy Rider is auctioned for $1.35m (£838,821), despite claims it is not authentic.

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 11:35 am

Sinden honoured at theatre awards

Actor Sir Donald Sinden is honoured posthumously at the UK Theatre Awards with an accolade named after fellow actor knight Sir John Gielgud.

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 10:04 am

VIDEO: 'Thomas was an international poet'

It is 100 years since the birth of the great poet Dylan Thomas and a London tribute to him is being led, in part, by comedian and writer Griff Rhys Jones.

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 8:32 am

VIDEO: 'I'd be lost without poetry'

Writer and broadcaster Clive James talks about his new volume of essays and how poetry helps him deal with his terminal cancer.

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 5:41 am

Giant genitalia exhibited in toilets

An Edwardian toilet block in Bristol is to be occupied by giant black velvet genitalia in the name of art.

Posted by on 19 October 2014 | 2:05 am

Stephen Frears handed BFI fellowship

British director Stephen Frears is honoured with a British Film Institute (BFI) fellowship at this year's London Film Festival.

Posted by on 18 October 2014 | 4:32 pm

Paris 'sex toy' sculpture sabotaged

A huge inflatable sculpture, apparently inspired by the shape of a sex toy and a Christmas tree, is sabotaged days after it was erected in Paris.

Posted by on 18 October 2014 | 11:09 am

Jeremy Clarkson caught speeding

BBC Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson says he will have points on his licence for the first time in 30 years after he was caught speeding.

Posted by on 18 October 2014 | 10:00 am

S Korea concert planner found dead

A South Korean man involved in planning a concert in which at least 16 people were killed has been found dead in an apparent suicide, police say.

Posted by on 18 October 2014 | 8:12 am

VIDEO: Space dogs were first Soviet 'pop stars'

Some of the earliest heroes of the Soviet space programme were homeless dogs from the streets of Moscow, as author Olesya Turkina explains.

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 10:19 pm

Top 10 tips for interior design

How to succeed as an interior designer

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 8:40 pm

VIDEO: A 'cloud of glass' in Paris

Frank Gehry's "cloud of glass", otherwise known as the Louis Vuitton Foundation, has finally been unveiled in Paris.

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 6:30 pm

A glimpse of '60s Paris

The 1968 Paris apartment of a fictional art collector

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 11:11 am

VIDEO: The secret lives of mannequins

A new exhibition displays life-size mannequins, dolls and over 180 remarkable artworks from collections across the world and explains the life and evolution of the artist's mannequin.

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 11:01 am

AUDIO: Will Downey Jr play Iron Man again?

Robert Downey Jr spoke to Front Row to discuss his latest film The Judge and why he is keeping tight lipped about whether or not he will resume the role of Iron Man

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 10:37 am

Brand film to tackle financial crash

British director Michael Winterbottom tells the BBC he is working with comic Russell Brand on a documentary about the recent economic crash.

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 10:04 am

Design Museum to offer free entry

London's Design Museum will establish a free permanent collection from 2016, following its relocation to new premises in the Kensington area.

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 8:17 am

VIDEO: Brad on making an authentic war film

Brad Pitt and the cast of his new film Fury, attended the world premiere in Washington DC

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 7:31 am

Warwick Davis in new Star Wars film

Warwick Davis, who played Wicket the Ewok in 1983's Return of the Jedi, will have a role in the forthcoming Star Wars: Episode VII

Posted by on 17 October 2014 | 6:46 am