White House won't comment on Bieber

Around 275,000 people have signed a petition calling for the singer to be removed from the US.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 11:42 am

Former Radio 4 presenter dies at 88

Former BBC presenter Derek Cooper, who founded Radio 4's The Food Programme and presented a number of other shows, dies, aged 88.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 7:07 am

VIDEO: What makes vinyl records 'richer'?

World Record Store Day is marked on Saturday and BBC Breakfast looks at why so many people still enjoy the old fashioned platform.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 6:12 am

Rihanna settles court case

The singer agrees a deal with ex-accountants who "cost her millions".

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 3:58 am

Top 10 Tips: Susanne du Toit

Portrait painter Susanne du Toit on being an artist

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 6:46 pm

VIDEO: 'Tug of war' Banksy art in museum

The Banksy painting which was controversially removed from a wall in Bristol has gone back on display.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 4:53 pm

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new releases

Film critic Anna Smith reviews the week's new film releases, including comedy The Love Punch, character driven drama, Locke, and We Are The Best!, a witty drama about a punk band in the 1980s.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 12:54 pm

Prince re-signs with 'slave' label

Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with nearly 20 years ago.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 10:49 am

Tributes for Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Presidents and fellow writers pay tribute to Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez ,who has died in Mexico aged 87.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 9:16 am

Kim Novak speaks out over jibes

Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this year's Oscars.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 8:07 am

AUDIO: Study finds optimum beat for dancing

Scientists believe they have found the perfect beat to make people want to dance.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 7:37 am

Easter funeral for Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof's funeral is to be held on Easter Monday at the church where she was married and her mother's funeral held, her family says.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 5:04 am

VIDEO: How four men can play one piano

The Piano Guys talk to BBC Breakfast about their worldwide success thanks to a viral video aimed at drumming up business for a Utah shop

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 4:18 am

Festival 'lucky' to welcome stars

Organisers of the Hay Festival of literature say they are "incredibly lucky" to welcome big names such as Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher as part of the line-up for this years event.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 3:50 am

VIDEO: Easter story in a shipping container

The North East town of South Shields is commemorating the Passion of Christ on Good Friday in a different way.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 1:54 am

VIDEO: Row over Irish dancing make-up ban

The Irish Dancing Commission has recently stopped children under the age of 10 from wearing make-up during competitions.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 1:32 am

In Pictures: Great North Passion

Artists customise 12 shipping containers to tell Easter story

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:48 pm

Freeman 'welcomed' Fargo freeze

Sherlock star braves the cold for Fargo TV series

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:42 pm

VIDEO: The book shop on a boat

The challenge of setting up a bookshop on a barge

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:27 pm

VIDEO: 'He really was a one-off'

Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87, in paying tribute author Ian McEwan described him as a 'one-off'.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:11 pm

Kelpies lit up for launch event

The Kelpies, a massive new art installation overlooking the M9 near Falkirk, are lit up as part of a pyrotechnic launch event.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 4:41 pm

Obituary: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 3:10 pm

George Alagiah treated for cancer

BBC News presenter George Alagiah is diagnosed with bowel cancer and will take a break from broadcasting while he receives treatment.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 8:13 am

Leigh and Loach selected for Cannes

Veteran British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach see their new films selected for competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 7:52 am

BP Portrait Award shortlist unveiled

Three artists are shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2014, for work featuring a homeless man, a reluctant mother and a mature fashionista.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:48 am