BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Love Island's Zara 'blamed for revenge porn'

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:29:12 GMT

The former contestant from this summer's ITV2 dating series says she's twice been victimised.

D&G apologise over Instagram 'hacks' amid racism accusations

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:12:17 GMT

Dolce & Gabbana say they have "nothing but respect for China" after launching a divisive ad campaign.

A Northern Soul: Donors help Hull's hip-hop bus stay on the road

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:58:44 GMT

Donations flood in for a bus teaching music skills to children in Hull after a BBC Two documentary.

Cheryl hits back at 'abuse' over X Factor performance

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 18:06:23 GMT

The singer says the the "unbalanced negativity" towards her performance on the show has been "shocking".

The composer whose brother took the credit

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:42:26 GMT

Fanny Mendelssohn was a prolific composer, but her music is less well-known than her brother Felix's.

Dancing with the Stars: Harry Potter actors' good-luck messages

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:19:27 GMT

Film cast members say they're "rooting" for one of their own, who's appearing in a TV dancing show final.

Blac Chyna called out for skin-lightening cream

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:13:31 GMT

The reality star and model is launching a skin-lightening cream in Nigeria.

Pompeii dig reveals erotic Leda and Swan fresco

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:53:41 GMT

Archaeologists unearth a colourful Roman fresco of Leda and the Swan in Pompeii.

Harry Potter's Evanna Lynch misses out on Mirror Ball

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:52:11 GMT

A message from Emma Watson wasn't enough to see the Harry Potter star win Dancing with the Stars.

Cardi B fulfils 'childhood dream' of buying her mum a house

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:16:27 GMT

The rapper gives a tour of the house she's bought for her mother, saying it's the "happiest day of my life".

Apology over film shoot fine blunder

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:52:29 GMT

Glasgow City Council suspended a bus lane restriction for a Holywood film but kept fining drivers.

Vicar of Dibley's John Bluthal dies

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:00:46 GMT

John Bluthal, best known for playing parish secretary Frank Pickle, is remembered by Dawn French.

Meghan meets Take That at first Royal Variety Performance

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:30:15 GMT

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex meet Take That at the charity show - the first time she has attended.

Harry Potter cast wish Luna Lovegood actress luck in Dancing with the Stars

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:27:34 GMT

Stars from the Potter universe wish Evanna good luck ahead of the Dancing with the Stars final.

Obituary: Richard Baker

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:44:15 GMT

The pioneer BBC newsreader who also fronted a host of classical music programmes.

International Emmys 2018: BBC wins two awards

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:43:16 GMT

Man in an Orange Shirt is one of the BBC productions awarded at the event honouring TV made outside the US.

Deaf boy reacts to CBeebies sign language story

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:28:43 GMT

A deaf six-year-old gives an extraordinary reaction to Rob Delaney's CBeebies Bedtime Story told in sign language.

Ruth Jones returns to the stage

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:46:37 GMT

Actress Ruth Jones 'tempted' to revert to her Gavin and Stacey character Nessa while on stage.

The 'mini-Glastonbury' in a Birmingham back garden

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:04:39 GMT

A music festival in a suburban garden is helping mental health patients tackle their issues.

Millie Bobby Brown: 'I've been bullied... that inspires me'

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:37:14 GMT

The Stranger Things actor discusses her role as the youngest ever Unicef Goodwill ambassador.

Alok Nath: Rape case registered against Bollywood actor

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 07:37:07 GMT

The charges against Alok Nath are among the most serious made during India's #MeToo movement.

Taylor Swift signs her first record deal with a major label

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:54:30 GMT

The singer has been signed to independent record label Big Machine since she was just 14-years-old.

Nedim Yasar: Reformed gangster shot after book launch

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 23:41:09 GMT

Nedim Yasar, 31, dies in Copenhagen after promoting his memoir on how he left a life of crime.

Dynasties: 'Attenborough would have rescued penguins'

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:39:04 GMT

The veteran naturalist would have intervened to help the birds trapped in a ravine, says exec producer.

Dirty Sanchez star Matt Pritchard to host BBC vegan cookery show

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:42:31 GMT

Former wildman Matt Pritchard landed the programme after his YouTube cookery shows were spotted.

BBC launches consultation on TV licence fee for over-75s

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:15:14 GMT

The public gets a say on whether the BBC should pay for licences for the over-75s when funding runs out.

How did Holly fare on I'm a Celeb debut?

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:07:19 GMT

Taking her place standing on the left of Dec, Holly Willoughby is filling in for Ant on the ITV show.

Six celebrities who were injured... by their children

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:01:56 GMT

Former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes isn't the only star to have been hurt by his nearest and dearest.

Gaza Strip's only concert grand piano makes music again

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:49:39 GMT

The only concert grand piano in Gaza has been restored and played in a rare concert.

Mumford & Sons reschedule cancelled gigs

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:08:07 GMT

The band announce new dates for four gigs that were postponed due to "logistical" reasons.

Reading and Leeds: Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Malone to headline

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:03:41 GMT

It will take place in Richfield Park and Bramham Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Noel Edmonds 'will retire' if he wins I'm A Celebrity

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:28:43 GMT

The veteran broadcaster is a late addition to the line-up of the ITV reality show.

K-pop and Latin: Why the time is now for foreign language hits

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:09:42 GMT

Latin music and K-pop are riding high in the UK charts - so why are Brits finally embracing songs in other languages?

Glamour magazine to go online only in the US

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 03:06:40 GMT

The magazine said it would target its readers online "on the platforms they frequent most".

Birmingham artist sells 'bad' doodles for charity

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:09:53 GMT

Jon Arton started giving away bad doodles after being inundated with requests for free sketches.

Amitabh Bachchan pays off farmers' loans worth $500,000

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:23:32 GMT

Amitabh Bachchan says he has cleared the loans of 1,400 farmers, at a cost of more than half a million dollars.

Attenborough agreed with decision to save penguins' lives

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:39:25 GMT

The Dynasties crew took a rare decision to intervene when a group of stranded emperor penguins faced death.

I'm A Celeb's Anne Hegerty opens up about Asperger's

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 07:58:10 GMT

Fans watched her speak about her condition with former EastEnders actress Rita Simons and other campmates.

Actor Matthew Rhys on why he is teaching his son Welsh

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:36:25 GMT

Actor Matthew Rhys explains why he speaks only Welsh to his American-born son, two.

Little Mix rate seven years of photos: 'I had a massive spot!'

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:02:50 GMT

The stars flick through a scrapbook of the last seven years - from dodgy haircuts to posing naked.

Streaming wars: Can Disney topple Netflix?

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:02:25 GMT

Netflix is the leader in online video. Will Disney's plans check its growth?

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