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Singleton pulls out of Tupac biopic

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 09:39
Oscar-nominated film director John Singleton pulls out of the forthcoming biopic of the late rapper Tupac Shakur.
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Akram Khan attacks UK dance training

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 09:03
Leading choreographers including Akram Khan say UK contemporary dance training is "an obstacle", leaving dancers less equipped than students trained internationally.
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Good Kill: Tackling the ethics of drone warfare

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 01:49
Ethan Hawke questions the job of the military drone pilot
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Clarkson pulls out of BBC appearance

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 21:00
Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson pulls out of his planned appearance as guest host of the BBC show Have I Got News For You.
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VIDEO: How Wham! helped change China

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 20:00
Singer Cheng Fangyuan remembers the day that British band Wham! became the first western pop act to play a concert in China.
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Cowell on Zayn: I knew for a while

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 18:41
Simon Cowell reveals he didn't try to talk Zayn Malik out of leaving One Direction and he knew for a while that Zayn was thinking about his future.
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VIDEO: Kardashians arrive in Armenia

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 18:13
Kim and Khloe Kardashian have arrived in Armenia, where their ancestors on their father's side hail from.
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Murphy to receive Twain humour prize

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 16:20
Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy is to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American humour.
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Bates back in American Horror Story

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 14:45
US actress Kathy Bates is confirmed to star in the fifth season of American Horror Story.
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TV channels hit Ofcom subtitling targets

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:04
A new report by Ofcom finds the UK's domestic channels all met or exceeded targets for the amount of programmes with subtitles, audio transcription and signing in 2014.
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'New' Cezanne sketches to go on show

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:23
Two newly discovered sketches by the French artist Paul Cezanne are to go on display in Philadelphia.
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Foreign book prize reveals shortlist

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:21
Japanese writer Haruki Murakami makes the shortlist for 2015's Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, alongside newly-translated authors from Equatorial Guinea and Colombia.
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VIDEO: Ryan Gosling on life behind the camera

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 09:40
Ryan Gosling makes his directorial debut with Lost River and talks about taking criticism "on the chin".
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Green balloon tribute to Lil' Chris

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 09:30
Green balloons are released at a ceremony celebrating the life of singer Lil' Chris, who died last month.
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The future of dance: No pink tights

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 09:27
The National Youth Dance Company, finding future talent
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Mirren rules out royal Netflix role

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 09:23
Dame Helen Mirren rules out returning to the role of the Queen for Peter Morgan's forthcoming Netflix drama, The Crown.
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VIDEO: Designers flock to Shanghai fashion week

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 00:22
Much of the global growth in the retail fashion market is being driven by China, but are middle class consumers ignoring home-grown designer talent?
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VIDEO: Anish Kapoor: Art, life and immigration

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 00:16
Sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor talks to Stephen Smith about art, life and what he calls the "hysterical" debate over immigration.
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VIDEO: Artist moulds figures from Thames mud

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 23:08
Disabled artist/activist Liz Crow is moulding 650 human figures to represent every constituency in the UK.
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Booker director Trewin dies at 71

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 16:11
Ion Trewin, the Man Booker Prize literary director, dies aged 71, the award's trustees announce.
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