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Greek singer Demis Roussos dies

Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.

Redmayne win raises Oscars chances

Eddie Redmayne wins best actor at the Screen Actor's Guild awards while Birdman and Downton Abbey win ensemble awards.

Cumberbatch sorry for 'coloured' comment

Benedict Cumberbatch says "I'm an idiot" after talking about "coloured actors" on a US talk show.

Watson cast in Beauty and the Beast

The Harry Potter actress has announced she's to play Belle in a live action version of the Disney classic.

American Sniper remains US number one

American Sniper spends a second week at the top of the US box office, with takings of $64.4m (£42.8m), according to studio estimates.

Funeral held for 1960s pop star Dozy

The funeral of Trevor Ward-Davies, best known as Dozy from the 60s pop group Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich, takes place in Wiltshire.

Dagenham musical to close in April

New musical Made in Dagenham is to close at the Adelphi theatre after a West End run of six months.

Bronte table brought back 'home'

A table at which Emily Bronte wrote Wuthering Heights and her sister Charlotte wrote Jane Eyre is returned to the family home.

Kylie to headline Hyde Park festival

Pop star Kylie Minogue is to headline the British Summer Time festival at Hyde Park in June, with support from Grace Jones and Nile Rogers.

Mark Ronson completes chart double

Mark Ronson takes the top spots in both the UK single and album charts - the first person to do so since Miley Cyrus in October 2013.

Vic and Bob win slapstick award

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are recognised as comedy legends at Bristol's annual slapstick festival.

Hawes hails TV roles for older women

Ashes to Ashes star Keeley Hawes joins the debate over acting roles for older women, saying 'there is a change happening'.

Atlantis series is axed by the BBC

The BBC is not commissioning a third series of Atlantis because the corporation says it needs to "keep increasing the range of BBC One drama".

Mrs Doubtfire musical in the works

Composer of Disney's Aladdin and Little Shop of Horrors reveals he's working on a musical based on the 1993 film.

Cooper brings Elephant Man to London

Three-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper is to play the Elephant Man in London following the critical acclaim he has received for the role on Broadway.

Artes Mundi winner shares prize cash

Theaster Gates says he will share his £40,000 Artes Mundi winnings with the nine other shortlisted artists.

Birdman given boost in Oscars race

Michael Keaton's film Birdman emerges as a strong contender for the Academy Awards after being given the Producers Guild of America's top prize.

Sundance opens with Nina Simone film

The Sundance Film Festival in park City, Utah launches its 2015 edition with a documentary about legendary jazz and blues singer Nina Simone.

Scorsese Bill Clinton film 'shelved'

Martin Scorsese's planned HBO TV documentary film on former US President Bill Clinton is shelved indefinitely over control disagreements, according to reports.

Rihanna, Kanye and McCartney team up

26-year-old singer Rihanna teams up with Kanye West and Paul McCartney for the release of acoustic number Four Five Seconds.

Tangerine Dream's Froese dies at 70

Edgar Froese, the founding member of the German ambient electronic group Tangerine Dream, dies in Vienna at the age of 70.

Glitter 'said assault was a secret'

Former singer Gary Glitter sexually assaulted a teenage girl after she had been taken to meet him backstage after a show, a court hears.

US talk show pioneer Franklin dies

Joe Franklin, who was a New York TV host for 43 years and is credited by some as having invented the talk show format, dies at the age of 88.

Seven-party TV debate plan announced

Broadcasters publish new plans for TV election debates including leaders of seven UK political parties, and say they will go ahead regardless of who takes part.

Bailey and Tempah for iPlayer shows

Comedian Bill Bailey and rapper Tinie Tempah among big names fronting 16 new shows exclusively available on BBC iPlayer.

Kelly Hoppen quits Dragons' Den

Designer Kelly Hoppen announces she is quitting BBC Two's Dragons' Den after two series.

VIDEO: Twin Atlantic's Comic Relief surprise

Twin Atlantic dropped by a travelling youth club in the Highlands to support budding Comic Relief musicians.

VIDEO: From Holocaust survivor to pop star

Dorit Oliver-Wolff talks to BBC Inside Out about her extraordinary journey from Holocaust survivor to German pop star.

VIDEO: SAG awards: The highlights

Eddie Redmayne and Downton Abbey are among the winners at the Screen Actors Guild awards.

VIDEO: Walliams in Kenya for Comic Relief

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