Jo Cox tribute: Stars and MPs record single

Music stars and MPs record a single as a tribute to the Labour backbencher Jo Cox, who was murdered in her constituency.

Posted on: 3 December 2016 | 5:12 am

No Sex Pistols, please

Forty years ago the Sex Pistols were touring the country, hoping someone would let them play.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 6:16 pm

Andrew Sachs: Fawlty Towers' Manuel dies aged 86

Actor Andrew Sachs, who starred as Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers, dies aged 86.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 4:20 pm

Queen's holiday season job

The Queen of Denmark has been working as a set and costume designer at the Tivoli Concert Hall in Copenhagen.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 1:58 pm

Gillian Anderson campaigns against modern slavery

In an interview with the BBC's Andrew Marr, the Hollywood actress says that slavery is alive and well in every city.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 12:46 pm

Kate Bush album fails to topple Little Mix

Kate Bush is beaten to the top of this week's album chart by Little Mix, despite promising midweek sales.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 11:39 am

Duran Duran 'shocked' after losing legal copyright battle

Pop group Duran Duran express shock and anger after losing a court battle to reclaim US rights to some of their most famous songs.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 9:39 am

Cumberbatch gives Sherlock producer Vertue top TV award

Benedict Cumberbatch gives Sherlock producer Beryl Vertue a top prize at the Women In Film and TV Awards.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 8:56 am

Sheridan Smith cancels Royal Variety appearance after father's death

Sheridan Smith pulls out of an appearance at the Royal Variety Performance following the death of her father Colin.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 6:41 am

Harry Potter in Broadway transfer talks

The producers of the Harry Potter stage play confirm they are "in advanced discussions" to bring it to Broadway in 2018.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 6:22 am

Road gritter named after Nicole Scherzinger

A new road gritter is named Nicole Saltslinger, beating off a host of witty suggestions in an online poll.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 6:20 am

Adele announces two more Wembley Stadium shows

Pop star Adele announces two further Wembley Stadium shows after the initial dates sell out.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 5:59 am

German comedy Toni Erdmann voted best film of 2016 by critics

A German comedy about a father trying to reconnect with his adult daughter has been named the best film of 2016 in a poll of more than 150 critics.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 5:11 am

Gaga backs gay rights in Trump's America

Pop star Lady Gaga calls for an "harmonious" and "intelligent" response to Donald Trump's presidency.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 4:52 am

Pop star Izzy Bizu wins BBC Introducing Award

Pop singer Izzy Bizu is named the BBC Introducing artist of the year, ahead of the BBC Music Awards on 12 December.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 3:32 am

Selena Gomez is revealed as Instagram's most popular celebrity in 2016

The pop singer has eight of the 10 most-liked celebrity photos on Instagram this year.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 2:04 am

John Cleese: Sachs 'a sweet man and brilliant farceur'

John Cleese explains to Radio 4's Today the deep rapport he had with co-star Andrew Sachs

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 1:55 am

Elton John says HIV 'end in sight' in West

Sir Elton John says, with improved testing, the end of HIV "is in sight" in Western countries.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 12:51 am

Brit Awards: Critics' Choice shortlist announced

Three new acts are tipped for success in 2017 with the release of the shortlist for the Brits Critics' Choice Award.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 7:54 pm

No wrestling required

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and original star of hit musical Hamilton, talks about writing songs for Moana and his upcoming role in Mary Poppins Returns.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 6:17 pm

Fawlty fame

Actor who achieved fame as the bumbling Spanish waiter in Fawlty Towers.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 6:14 pm

Andrew Sachs: Fawlty Towers' 'I know nothing' scene

Watch the Fawlty Towers scene which created waiter Manuel's most famous line. Andrew Sachs, the actor who played him, has died at the age of 86.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 5:43 pm

Prince Harry and Rihanna get HIV tests in Barbados

Prince Harry and Rihanna have taken HIV tests together in Barbados to raise awareness on World Aids Day.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 5:06 pm

Planet Earth II therapy?

A series about the natural world is pulling in more young viewers than The X Factor - and it's no surprise to psychologists.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 11:05 am

Ed Sheeran jokes about cut face at hospice fundraiser

Singer Ed Sheeran jokes about his face being cut by Princess Beatrice while performing his only gig of 2016 at a hospice fundraiser.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 3:08 am