Disgraced Rolf Harris stripped of CBE

Disgraced former entertainer Rolf Harris has been stripped of his CBE, according to an official announcement in the London Gazette.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 12:55 pm

Phone hacking 'rife' at Mirror papers

Phone hacking was "rife" at the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Sunday People from 1999 to 2006, a court hears.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 12:28 pm

Royal Court to stage new NHS play

The debate around the future of the NHS is the subject of the Royal Court's new play Who Cares, being staged in the run up to the general election.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 11:40 am

MPs to question BBC Trust boss

BBC Trust boss Rona Fairhead will be questioned about her work at HSBC after being summoned before a parliamentary select committee.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 8:32 am

Conductor Simon Rattle to join LSO

Sir Simon Rattle, one of the world's leading conductors, is to take over as music director at the London Symphony Orchestra from September 2017.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 8:06 am

Prince promotes UK and Paddington

The Duke of Cambridge promotes British business and meets Paddington bear, as his tour of China continues.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 7:01 am

Headliners named for 10th Latitude

Portishead, alt-J and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds are named as the headline acts for the Latitude Festival, which will also feature hot tubs and lake swimming.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 6:12 am

Lawrence to play war photographer

Jennifer Lawrence will play war photographer Lynsey Addario in a film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Addario's memoir.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 5:24 am

VIDEO: Almond on his long-distance album

Marc Almond on how his first album in five years was produced via email with a producer he hadn't met.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 4:23 am

Richie wants a roof for Glastonbury

Headliner Lionel Richie suggests a roof might be the solution to a rainy Glastonbury festival.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 3:58 am

Craig films Comic Relief Bond sketch

Bond star Daniel Craig will appear as 007 in a Comic Relief sketch to air on Red Nose Day, Friday 13 March.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 3:31 am

VIDEO: Phoenix Nights star thanks medics

Phoenix Nights comedian Ted Robbins said he is "eternally grateful" to the medical staff who treated him when he collapsed on stage.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 3:27 am

Saudi Arabia showcases modern art

New exhibition explores modern art in Saudi Arabia

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 2:54 am

Suge Knight says he is nearly blind

Before being taken to hospital, Suge Knight tells a Los Angeles judge that he is suffering from blindness and other health issues.

Posted by on 3 March 2015 | 1:23 am

Phoenix Nights star thanks medics

Comedian Ted Robbins says he is lucky to be alive after collapsing during a stage show and is "eternally grateful" to the medical staff who treated him.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 7:39 pm

Calvin and Kasabian to top V Festival

Sam Smith, George Ezra and Ella Eyre are among the first wave of acts confirmed at the festival, headlined by Calvin Harris and Kasabian.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 3:03 pm

Kanye West: Barack Obama calls me up

The rapper tells Oxford University students that President Obama calls his home phone.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 12:15 pm

Marigold sequel tops UK box office

The sequel to hit 2012 comedy The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel tops the UK and Ireland box office chart on its first weekend on release.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 12:01 pm

VIDEO: Would Frank watch House of Cards?

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright talk binge watching, threechums and "Fifty Shades of Frank".

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 11:54 am

VIDEO: Michael Sheen on what Wales wants

Hollywood actor Michael Sheen gives his view on the key concerns for people in Wales following the publication of a new report.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 11:40 am

Reduced BBC 'will be bad for UK'

A BBC "reduced in impact and reach" will leave Britain "diminished", the corporation's director general Tony Hall warns in a speech.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 10:52 am

Bondage prompts This Morning probe

Media watchdog Ofcom investigates ITV's daytime show This Morning over complaints about a bondage discussion.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 10:50 am

Mumford & Sons unveil mini festival

Mumford & Sons are to stage a two-day music and arts festival near Aviemore this summer.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 9:55 am

Leonard Nimoy's funeral held in LA

Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy is buried in Los Angeles, as fans and friends pay tribute.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 9:04 am

Artists outbid in building battle

A group of Bristol artists are outbid in their fight to stay in their building after the council put it up for rent.

Posted by on 2 March 2015 | 8:10 am