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Star Trek legend Nimoy dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died at the age of 83, his family says.

Robin Williams' daughter speaks out

Zelda Williams says there is "no point" in seeking any explanation for why the comedian took his own life last August.

Harrison Ford back for Blade Runner

Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.

Fearne Cotton is leaving BBC Radio 1

The DJ is leaving the music station for a "new chapter" and has also revealed she is expecting another baby.

Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

Former pop star Gary Glitter is jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing three young girls between 1975 and 1980.

Madonna 'suffered whiplash' at Brits

Pop star Madonna says she suffered whiplash as a result of her "nightmare" accident at Wednesday's Brit Awards.

Actress's $150,000 Oscar dress stolen

A $150,000 designer dress worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars is stolen from a Hollywood hotel.

Stolen Picasso returned to France

A Picasso painting smuggled into the US last December, disguised as a Christmas parcel, is being returned to its home in France.

Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO

People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests.

Spectre plot about 007's childhood

James Bond director Sam Mendes reveals Spectre's storyline will focus on 007's back story growing up as an orphan.

McCartney home sells for £150,000

The childhood home of Beatles legend Paul McCartney is to be sold at an auction in Liverpool's famous Cavern Club for £150,000.

Genital book makes odd title list

A book about the evolution of genitals is shortlisted for this year's Diagram Prize for the oddest book title of the year.

Catwoman 'comes out as bisexual'

Selina Kyle, alter-ego of superhero character Catwoman, has been revealed as bisexual in the latest issue.

Hockney art inspired by fly-tipping

David Hockney releases artwork showing the landscape that inspired him after it was blighted by fly-tipping.

Kevin Spacey to get special Olivier

Actor and theatre director Kevin Spacey will be honoured with a special prize at this year's Olivier Awards.

Stolen artworks returned to Italy

An ancient statuette and an 18th Century painting are returned to Italy, having turned up in New York decades after being stolen.

Doomed Point cinema shows last film

One of the UK's first multiplex cinemas, built nearly 30 years ago in Milton Keynes, shows its last film before its is demolished.

Redmayne steams in to Thomas film

Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne lends his voice to a new train in the next Thomas the Tank Engine adventure.

Crowe told Leeds 'not for sale'

Leeds chairman Andrew Umbers says the club is "not for sale" despite Russell Crowe suggesting he would consider buying the club.

Fungus plays 'biomusic' duet

Scientists at Plymouth University play improvised pieces of music with the help of slime mould.

De la Soul headline act for Womad

Rap legends De La Soul are announced as this year's headline act for the Womad world music festival in Wiltshire.

Wickerman headliners announced

The Waterboys are announced as one of the headline acts at this year's Wickerman Festival in Dumfries and Galloway.

No future for TV licence, MPs say

The TV licence does not have a long-term future and is likely to be replaced by a new levy within the next 15 years, a group of MPs says.

Profit hike for broadcaster STV

STV reports a 14% rise in pre-tax profits, lifts its dividend by 300% and says it is increasing its reach.

BBC Trust chair's HSBC role queried

A senior MP raises questions over new BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead's role at HSBC while the bank's Swiss arm helped wealthy clients evade tax.

VIDEO: Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy dies

Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr Spock in the US science fiction series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83.

VIDEO: Kanye West in tears over mentor teacher

Singer Kanye West got emotional talking about his former fashion design teacher, Louise Wilson, who died last year.

VIDEO: Kermode: Nimoy 'my first autograph'

Film reviewer Mark Kermode says there was a lot more to Leonard Nimoy than playing Mr Spock in the TV series Star Trek.

VIDEO: Israeli and Iranian musicians in harmony

Iranian harpsichord player Mahan Esfahani and Israeli mandolin player Avi Avital talk about how a mutual love of Bach brought them together.

VIDEO: Made in Wales: The Millennium Falcon

With a new Star Wars film looming, Carwyn Jones looks back at when Pembroke Dock built the "fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy" - the Millennium Falcon. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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