Craig Charles leaving Coronation St

Craig Charles leaving Coronation Street after 10 years to concentrate on Red Dwarf revival.

Posted by on 3 May 2015 | 10:06 am

BB King 'receiving hospice care'

Blues guitarist BB King has told fans he is receiving hospice care at his home following a short stay in hospital.

Posted by on 3 May 2015 | 4:56 am

Russia ballet great Plisetskaya dies

Russian ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya - who captivated audiences around the world - has died in Germany, aged 89, the director of the Bolshoi Theatre says.

Posted by on 2 May 2015 | 4:16 pm

Coldplay donate £10,000 to amputee

The band Coldplay donate £10,000 to a quadruple amputee from Hampshire who lost his limbs from a deadly infection.

Posted by on 2 May 2015 | 1:37 pm

Star Wars spinoff director quits

Josh Trank, director of The Fantastic Four, has quit production on a new Star Wars spinoff series.

Posted by on 2 May 2015 | 12:00 pm

Author Ruth Rendell dies aged 85

Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell has died aged 85, her publisher says.

Posted by on 2 May 2015 | 10:18 am

Bruce Jenner sued over crash death

The stepchildren of a woman killed in a crash involving the reality TV star want him to pay damages.

Posted by on 2 May 2015 | 3:37 am

VIDEO: When did curators become cool?

Everyone seems to have jumped onto the curating bandwagon

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 6:12 pm

The tech that helps techno artists get paid

The new tech that helps techno artists make money

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 6:06 pm

VIDEO: Royal Opera House's Polish production

For the first time in its history the Royal Opera House in London is staging a production sung in Polish.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 2:08 pm

R&B legend Ben E King dies at 76

R&B and soul singer Ben E King, best known for the classic song Stand By Me, dies at the age of 76.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 10:24 am

Globe confirms new artistic director

Shakespeare's Globe reveals Emma Rice from Kneehigh will be its third artistic director, taking over from Dominic Dromgoole in April 2016.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 10:06 am

Gruff Rhys on book award shortlist

Super Furry Animals front man Gruff Rhys is nominated for the Wales Book of the Year award.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 7:24 am

Savile and Hall abuse report delayed

A review into how Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall abused people while at the BBC is delayed amid fears it could prejudice police investigations into sexual abuse.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 7:20 am

African singers against xenophobia

African music giants Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Salif Keita release a song in response to xenophobic violence in South Africa.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 6:58 am

Judge sets DJ Neil Fox sex trial date

DJ Neil Fox will stand trial on sex charges on 5 November, a court in London decides.

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 5:59 am

Carey Mulligan turns tables on male-dominated movies

Carey Mulligan on her role in Thomas Hardy's Far From the Madding Crowd

Posted by on 1 May 2015 | 12:56 am

VIDEO: The virtuoso performance - at a bomb site

Social media in Iraq has been captivated by video of a musician's performance at the site of a bomb attack.

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 9:11 pm

VIDEO: Modern art gets modern makeover

New look for New York museum

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 6:00 pm

Mumford and Sons: 'There's a lot we can improve'

Mumford and Sons set the record straight on their 'new' sound

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 5:20 pm

VIDEO: 'Only one room untouched' by fire

An investigation is underway into the massive fire at Clandon Park House in Surrey - which the National Trust says has left only one room untouched.

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 11:50 am

AUDIO: Could the YBAs happen again?

The BBC's Arts Editor Will Gompertz speaks to Michael Craig Martin about the Young British Artists - and whether a similar movement could happen again

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 10:34 am

Smashed Hits: Louie Louie

The bizarre story behind Louie Louie

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 5:34 am

VIDEO: Exploring love in Far From the Madding Crowd

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports on the film adaptation of the British literary classic Far From the Madding Crowd.

Posted by on 30 April 2015 | 12:13 am

Carrie actress: 'I don't do horror'

Actress Evelyn Hoskins on getting blood-drenched in Carrie: The Musical

Posted by on 29 April 2015 | 8:30 pm