VIDEO: Sabah, Lebanese singing legend, dies aged 87

Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, one of the Arab world's best-known entertainers, has died aged 87.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 8:41 am

Lebanese diva Sabah dies, aged 87

Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 8:18 am

VIDEO: Nun's Like a Virgin hit raises eyebrows

A nun who won Italy's version of The Voice singing contest has released an album, revealing some unusual song choices.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 8:09 am

Marilyn Monroe photos auctioned

A collection of photos of Marilyn Monroe collected by Welsh snooker star Dominic Dale over 25 years sells for more than £25,000 at auction.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 7:39 am

VIDEO: Merton in 'Just a Minute' challenge

BBC Breakfast challenges comedian Paul Merton to a game of 'Just a Minute'

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 6:37 am

Educating Rita to return to Liverpool

Willy Russell's Educating Rita is to have its first professional production in Liverpool in 13 years to mark the 35th anniversary of its 1980 premiere.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 6:35 am

ITV's Grantchester gets second series

ITV's detective drama Grantchester is commissioned for a second series after an average of 6.6 million viewers watched the first series.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 6:14 am

VIDEO: Art and suffering unite in Geneva

A groundbreaking exhibition at the Red Cross Museum in Geneva is designed to show the relationship of artists to suffering.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 5:59 am

Witherspoon and Kidman set for TV

Oscar winning actresses Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are to star in a TV series written by Ally McBeal writer David E Kelley.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 5:11 am

Keating 'liberated' by West End debut

Boyzone singer Ronan Keating calls making his West End debut in musical Once a "liberating" if exposing experience.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 5:03 am

VIDEO: Vlogger Chyaz on new ad rules

Video bloggers or 'vloggers', as they're called, are being issued with new guidance by the Advertising Standards Authority, which says they have to make it clear if they are promoting products for money.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:52 am

Shakespeare Folio found in France

A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:15 am

Birdman set to soar at Spirit Awards

Showbusiness satire Birdman leads the flock at this year's Spirit Awards after being nominated for six prizes, including best film.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 2:45 am

Playwright Priestley's 'grim' north

Did a book by JB Priestley perpetuate a stereotype?

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 10:01 pm

AC/DC drummer appears in court in NZ

The Australian drummer of rock group AC/DC briefly appears in court in New Zealand, arriving late, to face a charge of threatening to kill.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 8:53 pm

Performing poetry, on a ventilator

Performance poet on stage with a ventilator

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 7:59 pm

Art and suffering unite in Geneva

How celebrated artists bear witness to human suffering

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:59 pm

VIDEO: Angelina Jolie on directing Unbroken

Oscar winning actress Angelina Jolie has attended the premiere in London of her new film, Unbroken.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 4:27 pm

Metallica headline Reading & Leeds

The American heavy metal band are announced as the first headliner for the festival over the bank holiday weekend.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 2:41 pm

AUDIO: Tesco writes apology poem to students

Two students who wrote a poem complaining to Tesco say they were "very impressed" to receive a reply - in verse.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 12:30 pm

Captain Kirk not trekking to Cheshire

Star Trek legend William Shatner denies rumours he will boldly go to switch on the Christmas lights in a Cheshire town.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 8:11 am

Steve Jobs biopic moves to Universal

Universal Pictures take on a movie based on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs following Sony Pictures' departure from the project.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:53 am

Star Wars and Avengers lifts Pinewood

Big budget productions including the latest Star Wars and Avengers films have helped profits higher at Pinewood Shepperton.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:51 am

Older children turn to online viewing

Older children watch half the amount of live television per day than adults, preferring to watch content online, new research suggests.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:12 am

Cuba stages first musical in 50 years

Award-winning musical Rent is to have a three-month run in Havana, Cuba's first Broadway show in more than 50 years.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:05 am