Antelopes win best wildlife photo

A picture of stampeding antelopes captured on the plains of South Africa’s Kariega Game Reserve wins the overall best European Wildlife photograph.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 8:34 am

AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 4:07 am

VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city

The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 3:56 am

Top 10 tips for being a comedian

Paul Merton advises how to make it as a comedian

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 9:07 pm

Lost Malcolm Lowry novel published

A novel by British-born author Malcolm Lowry is being published 70 years after its manuscript was thought to have been destroyed in a fire.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 8:33 pm

Picasso Museum sees grand reopening

Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:21 pm

VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens

Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:13 pm

Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?

Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:04 pm

Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film

Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 11:29 am

Alvin Stardust album gets early release

The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 8:13 am

AUDIO: BBC Trust chief Fairhead on her new job

The new chairman of the BBC Trust, Rona Fairhead, gives her first broadcast interview since taking up the post.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 7:32 am

Jason Manford set for The Producers

Comedian Jason Manford is to star in a new UK touring production of hit musical The Producers.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 7:15 am

Lucas to host international Emmys

British comedian Matt Lucas will host the International Emmy Awards ceremony in New York in November.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:05 am

Writer scoops £10,000 book prize

Debut novelist Amy Mason, who dropped out of school at 16 and took up writing at 25, wins the Dundee International Book Prize.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 5:37 am

US network AMC buys into BBC America

US TV network AMC, which aired Mad Men and The Walking Dead, is to take over the running of BBC America after a $200m (£125m) deal with the BBC.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 5:27 am

VIDEO: Jessie J: I owe a lot to the MOBOs

Singer Jessie J tells BBC News she owes a lot of her early exposure to the MOBO awards. The 26 year-old won best female singer at the award ceremony in London

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 5:26 am

Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'

The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 5:10 am

Design inspires new V&A video game

A new video game based on the designs of William Morris is launched by Sophia George, the V&A museum's games designer in residence.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 2:58 am

One Direction join BBC Music Awards

One Direction, Ed Sheeran and Coldplay are among the acts confirmed to perform at the inaugural BBC Music Awards on 11 December.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 2:36 am

In pictures: Grayson Perry exhibition

Grayson Perry captures the state of the nation

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 2:24 am

VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision

Meet the artist who has been blind for 25 years

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 7:38 pm

VIDEO: 'Do you think I lack imagination?'

Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 6:41 pm

Art forger collection fetches £50,000

A collection of art by a master forger whose work fooled dealers and galleries around the world sells at auction for more than £50,000.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 4:39 pm

Knightley to make Broadway debut

British actress Keira Knightley is to make her Broadway debut next year in Therese Raquin, a stage version of Emile Zola's classic novel.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 12:06 pm

Miranda Hart calls time on BBC sitcom

TV star Miranda Hart announces there will be no more episodes of her hit BBC sitcom after this Christmas.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 11:27 am