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Show goes on for One Direction

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 08:48
One Direction perform for the first time since Zayn Malik announced he was leaving the group, at a gig in South Africa.
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'Threats' against BBC boss investigated

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 08:03
Police investigate alleged death threats against BBC director general Tony Hall, reportedly made after Jeremy Clarkson was dropped from Top Gear.
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Game of Thrones' factual fantasy

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:00
Game of Thrones' real-world parallels
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Dickens' desk saved for public view

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:37
The desk where Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations is finally on public display thanks to a £780,000 grant.
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Six seconds that shaped 1,500 songs

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 00:07
The six-second solo that's been copied in 1,500 songs
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Corden hails US chat show reaction

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 15:43
James Corden has talked of the "overwhelming" reaction to his US late night talk show, saying he had feared a "terrible onslaught" of criticism.
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James Bond star denies racism

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 15:07
Sir Roger Moore, star of seven Bond movies, denies there was any implication of racism towards Idris Elba in a recent interview.
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Bronze James Herriot statue unveiled

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 15:04
A statue honouring the North Yorkshire author James Herriot is unveiled in North Yorkshire, heralding the start of a youth fund for vets.
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VIDEO: James Bond Spectre trailer revealed

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 14:25
The trailer for the new Bond movie Spectre has been released.
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Theatre marks 150th anniversary

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 13:00
The theatre that premiered The Mousetrap - the world's longest running play - starts celebrations to mark its 150th anniversary.
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Plaque unveiled on Cornish house

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 10:15
A blue plaque is unveiled at the Spennymoor home of "Pitman painter" Norman Cornish.
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Bill Hader for Spielberg's The BFG

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 07:51
The former SNL comedian will star in a live action version of Roald Dahl's story about giants.
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VIDEO: 1980s games reviewed by six-year-olds

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 02:51
Children try out some 1980s games at the new National Videogame Arcade in Nottingham and see how they compare to their modern equivalents.
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VIDEO: Can we design for better living?

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:43
Will Gompertz looks at some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year award.
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From Liverpool to Bollywood

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 00:11
The Merseyside teenager who became a star of Indian cinema
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Loaded magazine says it will close

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 18:19
Loaded Magazine, one of the so-called "lads' magazines" of the mid-1990s, is to close down, publisher Simian says.
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Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer dies

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 17:27
Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, dies at the age of 83.
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Dermot O'Leary leaves The X Factor

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 16:43
Presenter and broadcaster Dermot O'Leary will no longer host ITV's The X Factor after eight years on the programme.
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Tate seeks rethink over 'looted' art

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:20
Tate Gallery says "new information" has emerged over a John Constable painting in its collection thought to have been stolen by the Nazis.
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Sir Patrick steps down from uni role

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:26
Actor Sir Patrick Stewart announces he is to step down as chancellor of the University of Huddersfield after more than 10 years in the role.
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