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Prodigy score sixth number one album

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 17:55
Dance act The Prodigy score their sixth number one album, while Jess Glynne holds off a challenge from Ed Sheeran to top the singles chart.
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The Voice crowns its fourth winner

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 13:41
Scottish firefighter Steve McCrorie wins the fourth series of TV talent show The Voice, with ratings for the final down slightly from 2014.
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Craig has surgery after Bond injury

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 13:24
Daniel Craig has surgery after sustaining a knee injury while filming the new James Bond film, Spectre.
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Lost Hancock scripts to be staged

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 12:39
Missing episodes of BBC comedy series Hancock’s Half Hour will be brought back to life at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, more than half a century after their original broadcast.
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Radio 3 to recreate Pied Piper show

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 12:00
Alan Davey, the new head of BBC Radio 3, says he plans to revive the 1970s show Pied Piper, which introduced young listeners to the world of music.
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Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer dies in crash

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 09:49
Bob Burns, a founding member of rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies in a car crash at the age of 64.
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Beyonce puts surprise song on Tidal

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 09:19
Pop star Beyonce releases a new single, with accompanying video, on the recently relaunched streaming service, Tidal.
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Bonnie Langford joins EastEnders cast

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 00:55
Theatre actress and 1970s child star Bonnie Langford is joining the cast of EastEnders, the BBC says.
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VIDEO: Saving Denmark's church organs

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 23:10
A Danish collector of old church organs is appealing for help to keep them together as the collection faces eviction.
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'Lost Gardens' installed at gallery

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 15:03
A gardening display which celebrates Manchester's rich horticultural past is installed at the city's art gallery.
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One Direction 'stronger than ever'

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:09
Harry, Liam, Louis and Niall promise to carry on after two-month tour break.
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Joni Mitchell's condition 'improving'

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 09:32
Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell's condition is improving in hospital, after she was found unconscious at home and admitted to intensive care, her website says.
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VIDEO: John Goodman 'crazier than box of rats'

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 08:05
The actor John Goodman describes himself as "too shy" and "crazier than a box of rats".
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Cigarette case returned to museum

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 07:15
A cigarette case that belonged to RJ Mitchell, the designer of the Spitfire, is returned to the museum from which it was stolen in a burglary.
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EastEnders duo in spin-off show

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 00:30
EastEnders couple Kat and Alfie Moon are to star in their own spin-off series.
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VIDEO: Welcome to the designer asylum

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 23:01
Why one artist has built the asylum of his dreams, a space he calls "a safe place to go mad".
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YouTube hack 'threatened' Bieber clips

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 11:12
A Russian coder reveals how he discovered a way to delete any clip uploaded to YouTube within 30 seconds.
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Seven million watch leaders' debate

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:16
An average of seven million viewers tune in to watch the seven leaders of the main political parties go head-to-head on ITV.
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VIDEO: Charlotte Bronte on Emily's death

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 01:37
In celebration of London's Letters Live season, BBC Newsnight invites actress Louise Brealey to read a letter written by Charlotte Bronte following the death of her sister, Emily.
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VIDEO: UK fans mob US Muslim web pranksters

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 21:45
BBC Newsnight's Secunder Kermani meets American-Muslim YouTube stars Adam Saleh and Sheikh Akbar, AKA TrueStory ASA.
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