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Sweden scoops Eurovision 2015 crown

Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow triumphs at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.

Grange Hill's Benny Green found dead

Terry Sue-Patt, who played Benny Green in the children's TV series Grange Hill, is found dead in east London.

Muse top day one of Radio 1's Big Weekend

Muse, Florence and the Machine and Rudimental tie up the first day of Radio 1's Big Weekend in Norwich with Taylor Swift and Foo Fighters still to come.

Gary Barlow sings at final wedding

A bride who booked a Gary Barlow lookalike for her wedding gets a shock as the real Take That star turns up to sing.

US reality show taken off schedule

A US cable network pulls a long running reality TV show over allegations of sexual abuse by one of its members.

Fearne Cotton broadcasts final show

Dave Grohl, Ricky Gervais and Chris Martin pay tribute to DJ Fearne Cotton as she broadcasts her final show on Radio 1.

Kahlo's home recreated in New York

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio are recreated at the New York Botanical Garden.

Gurlitt painting up for auction

A Max Liebermann painting from the collection of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt is to go up for auction next month.

Huge audience for Letterman finale

After a 33-year career, The Tonight Show host David Letterman's goodbye attracts more than 13 million viewers

Danny Boyle opens Manchester venue

Director Danny Boyle takes part in the opening ceremony for a new £25m arts centre named Home in Manchester.

Artists oppose Arches licence cut

Some of Scotland's best-known artists are backing a campaign to reinstate the late licence at Glasgow's Arches venue.

Rolling Stones play surprise show

The Rolling Stones play a surprise gig in Los Angeles during which they perform the entire Sticky Fingers album.

More pupils 'reading for pleasure'

Increasing numbers of UK schoolchildren are choosing to read in their spare time, with six in 10 having a favourite work of fiction, research suggests.

VIDEO: Fans react to Sweden's Eurovision win

Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow has triumphed at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.

VIDEO: Eurovision 2015: Winner announced

Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow has been crowned winner of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, held in Vienna, Austria.

VIDEO: Gary Barlow serenades newlyweds

Take That star Gary Barlow has made his final surprise appearance to sing at the wedding of a fan in Liverpool.

VIDEO: Greece debt crisis: A street artist's graffiti guide

Street artist Cacao Rocks explains what the increasing graffiti in the Greek capital tells us about the political climate in the country.

VIDEO: The changing face of celebrity

A new exhibition of portraits at the National Portrait Galley in Washington explores the changing nature of celebrity - and who is looking at whom.

VIDEO: The Lamb causing a stir at Cannes

Lamb is the first Ethiopian film ever to have made it in to the Cannes festival's official selection.

VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?

Julia Margaret Cameron was a pioneering British photographer, and should be the face of the £20 note, says Will Gompertz.

VIDEO: Making art underground

The DuPont Underground in Washington pitches a new way to experience art underground but will the project get off the ground? The BBC's Olivia Crellin reports.

Putting human trafficking centre stage

The writer who links The Vagina Monologues and Mad Max

Laura Doggett: Suffering for her art

Singer Laura Doggett's frustration with modern pop lyrics

Hugh Laurie seeks optimistic future

Hugh Laurie challenges Hollywood's 'scary' view of the future

Blanchett's Carol 'a labour of love'

Cate Blanchett on her new film Carol

McQueen's life in in the fast lane on film

McQueen's life in in the fast lane on film

VIDEO: David Letterman signs off

David Letterman signs off

How to be a live band by The Vaccines

The secret to The Vaccines' reputation as one of the finest live UK bands

Radio 1's Big Weekend opens in Norwich

Earlham Park in Norwich is taken over by fans of David Guetta, Rudimental, Snoop Dogg and Muse as Radio 1's Big Weekend gets started.

VIDEO: Australia takes on Eurovision

BBC News catches up with Guy Sebastian, Australia's entry to this year's Eurovision Song Contest, and the fans who have followed him to Vienna. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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