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'Threats' against BBC boss investigated

Police investigate alleged death threats against BBC director general Tony Hall, reportedly made after Jeremy Clarkson was dropped from Top Gear.

Show goes on for One Direction

1D performed for the first time since Zayn Malik announced he was leaving the group, at a gig in South Africa.

Dickens' desk saved for public view

The desk where Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations is finally on public display thanks to a £780,000 grant.

Corden hails US chat show reaction

James Corden has talked of the "overwhelming" reaction to his US late night talk show, saying he had feared a "terrible onslaught" of criticism.

James Bond star denies racism

Sir Roger Moore, star of seven Bond movies, denies there was any implication of racism towards Idris Elba in a recent interview.

Dermot O'Leary leaves The X Factor

Presenter and broadcaster Dermot O'Leary will no longer host ITV's The X Factor after eight years on the programme.

Top Gear: Tymon 'won't press charges'

Oisin Tymon, the Top Gear producer physically and verbally attacked by Jeremy Clarkson, tells police he does not want to press charges.

Loaded magazine says it will close

Loaded Magazine, one of the so-called "lads' magazines" of the mid-1990s, is to close down, publisher Simian says.

Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer dies

Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, dies at the age of 83.

Tate seeks rethink over 'looted' art

Tate Gallery says "new information" has emerged over a John Constable painting in its collection thought to have been stolen by the Nazis.

'Rebel' museums face funding cuts

Museums that break codes on selling their collections could face severe funding cuts, it is announced.

Oscars producer duo 'moving on'

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have produced the last three Academy Awards, will not be returning for next year's Oscars.

Hometown honour for Gandalf star

Sir Ian McKellen, who played Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies, is to be honoured by his childhood hometown of Wigan.

Travel book wins odd title prize

A self-published travelogue called Strangers Have the Best Candy wins the Diagram Prize for oddest book title of the year.

VIDEO: James Bond Spectre trailer revealed

The trailer for the new Bond movie Spectre has been released.

VIDEO: Can we design for better living?

Will Gompertz looks at some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year award.

VIDEO: Eighty books and still writing

Novelist Claire Lorrimer has loved writing since she was 10 years old. She speaks to BBC Breakfast about her 80th book.

VIDEO: Music transforms children's lives

Classical music is transforming children's lives in a Tyneside's inner city areas as part of an innovative project at Sage Gateshead.

VIDEO: The day my pop star wife was killed

Chris Perez, husband of Latino superstar Selena, recounts the day his wife was shot by her fan club manager

VIDEO: How to act like Nick Clegg

A new Channel 4 drama charts the days leading up to the decision by the Lib Dems to work with the Conservatives after the 2010 election.

VIDEO: Clarkson: 'Leave the producer alone'

Jeremy Clarkson has said that he wants people to stop blaming the producer he hit for his departure from Top Gear.

VIDEO: Clarkson return 'cannot be ruled out'

Jeremy Clarkson's return to the BBC cannot be ruled out, the BBC's creative director Alan Yentob tells Newsnight.

Six seconds that shaped 1,500 songs

The six-second solo that's been copied in 1,500 songs

Game of Thrones' factual fantasy

Game of Thrones' real-world parallels

From Liverpool to Bollywood

The Merseyside teenager who became a star of Indian cinema

Branagh's Cinders goes back to basics

Branagh goes back to basics for new Cinderella movie

Top Gear: Who will replace Clarkson?

Who will replace Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear?

Zayn Malik says 'I've let fans down'

The former One Direction star Zayn Malik reveals in his first interview since quitting the boyband that "I've let the fans down".

Folk guitarist John Renbourn dies

Influential folk guitarist John Renbourn dies in his home in the Scottish Borders at the age of 70.

Twitter divided over Clarkson sacking

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