Queen sex jokes on BBC Radio 4 a 'serious breach' of guidelines

A BBC Radio 4 show broadcast on the Queen's 90th birthday that included jokes about her sex life was in serious breach of editorial guidelines, the BBC Trust rules.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 8:25 am

Documentary follows autistic boy obsessed with Disney

A new documentary explores how Disney cartoons helped an autistic boy to communicate with his family.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 8:01 am

Oscars push for more gender and ethnical diversity

Oscar organisers invite a record number of new members to vote in the next Academy Awards, in response to sharp criticism about lack of diversity.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 7:35 am

Absolutely Fabulous gets positive reviews

Absolutely Fabulous premieres in London to good reviews.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 6:13 am

Rebel Wilson on how her dog inspired a love of musicals

Rebel Wilson on how her family dog inspired her love of musicals, as the actress tackles her first West End role in Guys and Dolls.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 5:59 am

Apple patents concert camera blocker

Apple patents for technology that could stop smartphone cameras being used at concerts.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 5:23 am

Trumpton creator Gordon Murray dies aged 95

Gordon Murray, creator and puppeteer of the popular BBC children's series Trumpton and Camberwick Green, dies at the age of 95.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 4:53 am

Former Tracy Beaker star Dani Harmer gives birth to a daughter

Former Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing star Dani Harmer has a new baby.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 4:06 am

Disney's Moana: Anger over 'fat' depiction of Polynesian demigod

A character in Disney's upcoming film Moana is Maui, a legendary figure from Pacific Island culture. But some say his 'overweight' depiction is offensive.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 12:44 am

Til death us do part

Singer Bat For Lashes talks about her new album The Bride, a concept record about a woman abandoned at the altar.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 8:48 pm

Robin returns

After a gap of three decades, the cult TV series Robin of Sherwood has made a comeback, in the form of an audio play.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 7:02 pm

Bugsy designer on his favourite splurge

Theatre designer Jon Bausor explains how he made a splurge gun for a new production of Bugsy Malone.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 6:59 pm

Banksy's spray painted SWAT Van fetches £218,000 at auction

A SWAT van spray painted by Bristol street artist Banksy fetches more then £218,000 at auction.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 3:04 pm

Coronation Street to screen sixth weekly episode

Coronation Street is to be screened six times a week from late 2017, ITV announces.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 11:47 am

Audrey Hepburn letters sell at auction for £11,000

A collection of letters written by Audrey Hepburn has sold for £11,250 - more than twice its estimate.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 11:38 am

Barbican announces summer of science-fiction themed events

London's Barbican has announced a summer programme of science-fiction themed events as part of its 2017 programme.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 11:26 am

Gwyneth Paltrow on keeping love in a relationship without romance

HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur talks to Gwyneth Paltrow about her life since 'consciously uncoupling'.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 10:01 am

Rita Ora burglar found guilty of £200,000 raid on home

A burglar is found guilty of raiding the home of pop star Rita Ora while she and her sister slept upstairs.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 9:29 am

Paris playwright Florian Zeller wants London premiere

French playwright Florian Zeller, whose The Truth has opened in the West End, hopes to premiere an as-yet-unwritten play in London.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 9:19 am

'Celebrating Brian'

A revival of Brian Friel's Faith Healer at the Donmar Warehouse is a "celebration" of the playwright's life, says actress Gina McKee as the play opens to five star reviews.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 8:29 am

Newsbeat announces EU vote and England's exit from Euro 2016 on EastEnders

Ok, maybe not quite, but Mick and Linda weren't happy when we reported the EU referendum result.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 5:51 am

JK Rowling reveals how magic made it from the UK to America in new story

The Harry Potter author releases a short story on her Pottermore website explaining how the magic made it across the Atlantic.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 4:45 am

Hugh Laurie to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Hugh Laurie, Ryan Reynolds and Eva Longoria are among the personalities who will be awarded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 4:16 am

Ab Fab stars on growing old disgracefully

BBC Breakfast speaks to Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders about the film adaptation of Absolutely Fabulous.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 3:10 am

'I'm Terminator 4'

He's attempted Everest three times and is the oldest man to have walked to the magnetic North Pole. Now actor Brian Blessed is taking on the challenge of directing his first play.

Posted by on 28 June 2016 | 8:09 pm