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Leonard Nimoy's funeral held in LA

Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy is buried in Los Angeles, as fans and friends pay tribute.

Bondage prompts This Morning probe

Media watchdog Ofcom investigates ITV's daytime show This Morning over complaints about a bondage discussion.

Marigold sequel tops UK box office

The sequel to hit 2012 comedy The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel tops the UK and Ireland box office chart on its first weekend on release.

Reduced BBC 'will be bad for UK'

A BBC "reduced in impact and reach" will leave Britain "diminished", the corporation's director general Tony Hall warns in a speech.

Dakota Johnson's IS skit criticised

A spoof advert for IS starring Fifty Shades of Grey actress Dakota Johnson is broadcast on Saturday Night Live, causing a furore on Twitter.

Brit winners dominate revamped chart

Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and Royal Blood take the top spots in the first UK album chart to count streaming data alongside sales.

Will Smith film topples Fifty Shades

Will Smith's crime caper Focus debuts at number one on the North American box office chart, knocking Fifty Shades of Grey off the top spot.

Tintin items up for auction in Paris

Hundreds of storyboards, drawings and books by Tintin creator Georges Remi - better known as Herge - are to go under the hammer in Paris.

Artists outbid in building battle

A group of Bristol artists are outbid in their fight to stay in their building after the council put it up for rent.

Ageism a disaster, says Scott Thomas

A lack of film roles for actresses in their 50s is "a disaster" and the situation is unlikely to change, Dame Kristin Scott Thomas says.

BBC's Robinson to have tumour removed

The BBC's political editor Nick Robinson is to have an operation to remove a tumour from his lung, the corporation says.

Eric Morecambe run for Comic Relief

A Comic Relief fun run, inspired by Eric Morecambe, will be held in his Lancashire hometown later this month.

Finnish punk band set for Eurovision

A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities is chosen to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Looted Iraq museum opens 12 years on

Iraq's national museum officially reopens in Baghdad, 12 years after it was looted in the aftermath of the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.

Turkish author Yasar Kemal dies

One of Turkey's best-known writers, Yasar Kemal, 92, dies in an Istanbul hospital following respiratory and organ failure.

Stolen Picasso returned to France

A Picasso painting smuggled into the US last December, disguised as a Christmas parcel, is being returned to its home in France.

Nyong'o stolen dress 'recovered'

A dress "resembling" the $150,000 (£97,000) outfit worn by Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars has been found, Los Angeles police say.

Robin Williams' daughter speaks out

Zelda Williams says there is "no point" in seeking any explanation for why the comedian took his own life last August.

Spectre plot about 007's childhood

James Bond director Sam Mendes reveals Spectre's storyline will focus on 007's back story growing up as an orphan.

Sir Cliff's lawyers criticise MPs

Sir Cliff Richard's lawyers criticise a parliamentary committee for publishing a letter about the police inquiry into sex abuse allegations against the singer.

Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

Former pop star Gary Glitter is jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing three young girls between 1975 and 1980.

Madonna 'suffered whiplash' at Brits

Pop star Madonna says she suffered whiplash as a result of her "nightmare" accident at Wednesday's Brit Awards.

EastEnders gets a transgender role

EastEnders is to introduce its first transgender character, executive producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins says.

Rwanda urged to take BBC to court

An inquiry in Rwanda urges the government to initiate criminal and civil proceedings against the BBC for a documentary about the 1994 genocide.

Birmingham local TV channel launches

Birmingham's new local TV channel is launched, three months after it was awarded the licence.

VIDEO: Would Frank watch House of Cards?

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright talk binge watching, threechums and "Fifty Shades of Frank"

VIDEO: Michael Sheen on what Wales wants

Hollywood actor Michael Sheen gives his view on the key concerns for people in Wales following the publication of a new report.

VIDEO: Celebrating 100 years of Ol' Blue Eyes

Frank Sinatra Jr is performing a series of concerts around the UK to mark 100 years since the birth of his father.

VIDEO: Glassblowing keeps kids out of gangs

In a notorious neighbourhood of a US city, an ancient art form is keeping troubled youth off the streets. BBC Pop Up reports on gangs and glassblowing in Tacoma, Washington.

VIDEO: Ishiguro's wife 'demanded rewrite'

Kazuo Ishiguro describes how his wife told him to "totally rewrite" his latest novel, The Buried Giant. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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