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Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

US actor Harrison Ford is expected to make a full recovery from injuries suffered when crashing his plane on to a golf course in Los Angeles.

Gift Horse trots in Trafalgar Square

Gift Horse, a skeletal sculpture which displays a live feed from the London Stock Exchange, has been unveiled on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square.

Pharrell denies Blurred Lines claim

Pharrell Williams denies copying Marvin Gaye's Got to Give It Up for the hit single Blurred Lines, but says he may have been "channelling... that late-70s feeling".

Hall and Oates sue over cereal name

Hall and Oates are suing a Brooklyn-based cereal firm claiming their granola Haulin' Oats infringes their trademark.

Shania Twain announces final tour

Country star Shania Twain will play 48 dates across the US and Canada, kicking off in June, in what she says will be her "last" tour.

June Whitfield to star in EastEnders

Veteran actresses June Whitfield and Jan Harvey will star in key one-off roles in the BBC soap later this year.

MTV Movie nominations are announced

Guardians of the Galaxy, The Fault in Our Stars and Bad Neighbours lead this year's MTV Movie Award nominations.

Manchester festival line-up unveiled

Artist Gerhard Richter, actress Maxine Peake and musician FKA Twigs join the line-up for this year's Manchester International Festival.

Comedy books win Blue Peter awards

The Spy Who Loved School Dinners and The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff win 2015's Blue Peter Book Awards, as young readers celebrate World Book Day.

Secondary ticket sites agree changes

Four secondary ticket-selling websites have agreed to be more transparent, following pressure from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

Brit stars join Beauty and the Beast

Emma Watson confirms that Dan Stevens and Luke Evans are joining her for the live action movie version of the Disney classic.

US museum group bans selfie stick

The Smithsonian museum group in Washington DC has banned the fashionable photography aid, the selfie stick, to "protect visitors" in crowded conditions.

Explicit art shown through peephole

A controversial pornographic artwork on display in London can only be viewed through a peephole, to prevent it being seen by minors.

Croatia drama wins Blackburn Prize

A play about four generations of women growing up in Croatia after World War Two wins a prestigious playwriting prize for women.

Children's author Peet dies aged 67

Award-winning children's author Mal Peet dies after after being diagnosed with cancer, aged 67.

Lawrence to play war photographer

Jennifer Lawrence will play war photographer Lynsey Addario in a film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Addario's memoir.

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.

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.

Buddy Holly plane crash 'review'

The 1959 plane crash that claimed the lives of three rock 'n' roll stars, including Buddy Holly, could be investigated afresh by US transport safety experts.

Row erupts over cancelled concert

A venue that cancelled a gig by controversial jazz saxophonist Gilad Atzmon is criticised for giving in to bullying.

Australia announces Eurovision singer

Former Australian Idol winner and X Factor judge Guy Sebastian will be Australia's first ever entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest.

India media: Rape film ban

Most prominent papers back the BBC's film on Delhi gang rape, but others see it as "anti-women".

BBC DJ criticises Radio 1 diversity

BBC radio presenter Nihal criticises diversity at Radio 1 and 1Xtra, claiming "nothing has changed" since Greg Dyke called the BBC "hideously white" in 2001.

Tracey Ullman returns in BBC comedy

Tracey Ullman is to return to the BBC with her own comedy series, some 30 years after she was a regular face on British TV.

VIDEO: Child star with Down's syndrome back on TV

Ruben Reuter has Down's syndrome and has secured a main role in a new show for CBBC.

VIDEO: Game of Thrones-inspired fashion

Manish Arora created a fantasy land of warrior princesses and tribal chiefs in his Paris fashion show

VIDEO: Cressida Cowell's sneak treat for fans

A special treat for fans, as Cressida Cowell reads a sneak extract from her next book in the How To Train Your Dragon series.

VIDEO: Talking Movies: How Greenpeace began

Talking Movies' Tom Brook meets the director of the documentary How to Change the World - a film which focuses on the early days of Greenpeace.

VIDEO: Binoche returns to London stage

She has won Oscars for her roles in The English Patient and Chocolat, but Juliette Binoche will next be seen next on the stage in a London production of Antigone.

VIDEO: Children celebrate World Book Day

As millions of children celebrate World Book Day, Tim Muffett has been looking at what makes bedtime reading a best seller. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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