The man who made Manchester cool again

The man who made Manchester cool again

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 8:07 pm

Donald Trump sues Univision network

Donald Trump is filing a lawsuit against Univision after the Spanish-language TV network cancelled its contract with him over comments about Mexican immigrants.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 7:59 pm

Unseen Brief Encounter photos on show

Unseen for 70 years, photographs from classic film Brief Encounter are about to go on public display.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 7:11 pm

A tale of three Murdochs

Three Murdochs - all with something to prove

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 6:02 pm

Affleck and Garner set for divorce

Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner say they have made "the difficult decision to divorce" after 10 years of marriage.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 4:33 pm

No 're-editing' of Amy Winehouse film

The producer of the new documentary about the singer says he will not change the movie after criticism from the singer's father.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 4:03 pm

Blue Peter's John Noakes found

Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes is found after going missing from his home in Majorca

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 2:34 pm

US ballet dancer makes history

The American Ballet Theatre has named Misty Copeland its principal dancer - the first time a black ballerina has held the prestigious role.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 1:53 pm

Apple launches Beats 1 radio station

Apple's Beats 1 radio station launches with Zane Lowe presenting the first show from Los Angeles.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 1:10 pm

VIDEO: Lupita on a mission to save elephants

Kenya's Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o returns to her native country with a mission to save wild animals.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 11:26 am

Opera audience boos nude rape scene

The opening night of William Tell at the Royal Opera House is marked by boos over a nude rape scene.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 8:02 am

Washington Post encrypts the news

The Washington Post begins encrypting parts of its website to make it harder for governments and hackers to monitor the articles people are reading.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 7:11 am

VIDEO: Susan Boyle's delight at her degree

Singer Susan Boyle says she is "on top of the world" to receive an honorary doctorate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 7:02 am

BBC Three online move approved

Plans to close BBC Three as a broadcast channel and move it online in January 2016 are approved by the BBC Trust

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 6:50 am

Boyle receives honorary doctorate

Scottish singer Susan Boyle receives honorary doctorate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 6:43 am

VIDEO: Movie charts lives of 'Wolfpack' brothers

The story of six brothers trapped in a tiny New York apartment by their father has been made into a documentary after a chance encounter with a film director.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 6:25 am

VIDEO: Albarn: Alice haunted me as a child

Damon Albarn has co-written a musical version of Alice in Wonderland, which takes a trip down a modern-day rabbit hole.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 5:09 am

VIDEO: The US love of bespoke British suits

The US is biggest market for custom British suits - and a new exhibition at the British Embassy in the United States features some of their most famous customers.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 7:17 pm

Apple aims for bigger bite of music market

Apple's new streaming service threatens to undermine Spotify in the continuing battle to get fans to pay for music.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 6:11 pm

VIDEO: The ashram where Beatles meditated

An abandoned ashram in the Indian town of Rishikesh has become a must-see stop for Beatles fans.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 6:07 pm

DJ returns to air after gender change

A DJ who underwent gender reassignment is returning to mainstream radio after a year-long break.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 5:25 pm

NBC fires Trump over Mexico comments

US TV network NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump over "recent derogatory statements" made by the veteran businessman about Mexican immigrants.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 3:16 pm

VIDEO: Rarely seen Hepburn photos on show

A new Audrey Hepburn exhibition in London contains photos from the personal collection of her two sons.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 2:47 pm

Hawking to lecture on black holes

Prof Stephen Hawking is to present this year's BBC Reith Lecture, with a talk on black holes.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 2:17 pm

VIDEO: Giving The Who a classical twist

The Who's classic album Quadrophenia is being reinvented by an orchestra and a choir.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 5:02 am