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US actress Diana Douglas dies at 92

US actress and model Diana Douglas, the first wife of actor Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, has died aged 92, her family says.

Final countdown for Sunday's charts

The Official Chart Show on BBC Radio 1 will be broadcast for a final time on Sunday, before moving to Fridays on 10 July, to tie in with the new global music release day.

Fans gatecrash Wireless festival

Organisers say no-one was hurt after dozens of people hammer on metal gate, before crashing Wireless in London.

Parkinson given cancer all-clear

Broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson confirms he has been given an all-clear by doctors after two years of treatment for prostate cancer.

Dukes of Hazzard car to lose flag

US golfer Bubba Watson is to paint over the Confederate flag on the car from the Dukes of Hazzard TV series, the latest backlash against the symbol.

Spall lined up for Ian Paisley film

Actor Timothy Spall is in "advanced talks" to star as the late Northern Ireland first minister, Ian Paisley, in a new film.

Sam Smith denies Bond involvement

Sam Smith denies rumours he is singing the theme tune to the next James Bond film, saying "it's definitely not me".

Dickinson 'bounces back' from cancer

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson says he is healing well since being treated for cancer earlier this year.

Naughty Boy: Zayn needs time

Producer Naughty Boy says his friend Zayn will release music and talk about leaving One Direction when he is ready.

Albarn Alice musical 'disappointing'

Damon Albarn's Alice in Wonderland-inspired musical garners qualified reviews despite receiving a standing ovation at the Manchester International Festival.

McQueen show at V&A to open all night

London's Victoria and Albert Museum is to open around-the-clock to accommodate demand for its Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition.

Clifford faces indecent assault charge

Former publicist Max Clifford is charged with an indecent assault allegedly committed in 1981, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

Music streaming's up 80% on last year

New figures from the British Phonographic Industry reveal 11.5 billion songs have been streamed in the first six months of 2015.

Coldplay's Chris Martin stuns Delhi

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin's impromptu performance at a Delhi pub wins some hearts but breaks thousands.

Boyle receives honorary doctorate

Scottish singer Susan Boyle receives honorary doctorate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

VIDEO: Iron Maiden's Dickinson on cancer recovery

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson tells the BBC he is on the mend after his treatment for tumours on his tongue.

VIDEO: Val Doonican: Ireland's Bing Crosby

Val Doonican, the singer and TV presenter, has died at the age of 88. David Sillito looks back at his life and career.

VIDEO: A Perfect Day in the Balkans conflict

A new drama called A Perfect Day set against the backdrop of the conflict in the Balkans will go into release next month.

VIDEO: Jack Savoretti: From Genoa to Glastonbury

Jack Savoretti used his disillusionment with the music industry to inspire his new album

VIDEO: Josh Widdicombe's Wimbledon fan guide

Comedian and Wimbledon first-timer Josh Widdicombe takes to the grounds of SW19 to meet the people who make it through the gates.

VIDEO: Museum of the Year: The Whitworth

The Whitworth in Manchester has won the Art Fund Museum of the Year.

VIDEO: Albarn: Alice haunted me as a child

Damon Albarn has co-written a musical version of Alice in Wonderland, which takes a trip down a modern-day rabbit hole.

Obituary: Val Doonican

Val Doonican, Ireland's answer to Bing Crosby

Meeting the man behind Mr Tumble

So, Mr Tumble, don't you get sick of being so cheerful?

Rita Ora on X Factor and new music

Rita Ora on her Oscars ordeal and the X Factor

The man who made Manchester cool again

The man who made Manchester cool again

A tale of three Murdochs

Three Murdochs - all with something to prove

Apple aims for bigger bite of music market

Apple's new streaming service threatens to undermine Spotify in the continuing battle to get fans to pay for music.

What to call a play with a sweary title?

The National Theatre play whose title is too rude to print

Sir Ian McKellen to lead Pride parade

Lord Of The Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen is named as grand marshal of this year's Manchester Pride Parade. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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