Viola Beach families pay tribute to band

Tributes are being paid by the families of indie band Viola Beach and their manager, who died in a car crash in Sweden.

Posted by on 14 February 2016 | 11:52 am

John Leslie 'cleared' over sex claim

Former TV host and radio presenter John Leslie says he has been cleared by police over claims of sexual assault.

Posted by on 14 February 2016 | 11:20 am

Man proposes on national magazine cover

One man finds a very public way to propose to his girlfriend on the most romantic day of the year - by appearing on the cover of a newspaper magazine.

Posted by on 14 February 2016 | 8:35 am

Indy editor writes to 'treasured' readers

The decision to cease print editions of the Independent would have been a shock to readers, its editor writes in a letter in the paper.

Posted by on 13 February 2016 | 9:32 am

VIDEO: Obama’s Valentine poem for his wife

US President Barack Obama appears on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and is surprised by a Valentine poem from his wife Michelle

Posted by on 13 February 2016 | 3:52 am

Bill Murray 'throws phones from bar'

Hollywood actor Bill Murray offers to reimburse drinkers after allegedly throwing their mobile phones from a rooftop bar after they tried to take photos.

Posted by on 13 February 2016 | 1:47 am

BBC Three and Radio One 'merger plan'

BBC Three and BBC Radio One could be merged under the same division in future, according to reports.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 7:54 pm

VIDEO: The evolution of surfing in pictures

A new book tracks down the visual history of surfing from its first recording in 1778, to today's global phenomenon.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 7:46 pm

VIDEO: Blind pianist takes centre stage

Despite being blind from birth, Rachel Starritt recently took centre stage in a festival on Beethoven's music.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 2:22 pm

VIDEO: Greg James finishes his five triathlons

Radio 1 DJ Greg James finished five triathlons in five days in five cities.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 1:39 pm

Harris faces indecent assault charges

Former entertainer Rolf Harris is to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 12:38 pm

Manilow 'doing well' after surgery

Singer Barry Manilow is out of surgery and "doing well" after being rushed to hospital in Los Angeles.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 12:23 pm

Coldplay sales surge after Super Bowl

The band's A Head Full Of Dreams tops the album chart for the first time after their performance at the Super Bowl.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 11:30 am

Anne Frank's diary removed from website

The Diary of Anne Frank has been removed from book repository Wikisource after the site became aware it had fallen foul of copyright law.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 10:21 am

VIDEO: British Art Show ready for Edinburgh

The British Art Show is bringing a new exhibition of contemporary art to Edinburgh.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 8:31 am

VIDEO: Jailhouse rock: Malawi's prison band success

A band from a prison in Malawi has been nominated for a Grammy award in this year's World Music category.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 7:17 am

Harry Potter: Cursed Child tops charts

The script from the forthcoming Harry Potter play leaps to the top of the book bestseller list, a day after its July release was announced.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 7:03 am

Strictly Ballroom to be staged in Leeds

The musical created by Baz Luhrmann, based on his film of the same name, is to be performed in the UK for the first time.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 6:32 am

Poor reviews for Matthew Perry play

The play written by and starring the former Friends actor receives lukewarm reviews from critics.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 4:52 am

VIDEO: 'Brainwave orchestra' in first performance

Four members of a Paramusical Ensemble, who are unable to talk or move, are using ground-breaking technology to create music with the power of their minds.

Posted by on 12 February 2016 | 4:30 am

Tilda Swinton: Making a silent Splash

Tilda Swinton on speechless Splash role

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 6:19 pm

How The Beatles still grip Liverpool

How the Fab Four continue to fund 1% of Liverpool's jobs

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 6:19 pm

VIDEO: Top Gear's top seven

The full line-up of presenters set to front the new series of Top Gear has been announced.

Posted by on 11 February 2016 | 3:13 pm

Radio 4's smartphone debut

Making Radio 4's smartphone show debut

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 7:29 pm

When Burton and Taylor starred in a student play

When Burton and Taylor starred in a student play

Posted by on 10 February 2016 | 6:23 pm