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Oscars 2022: Which film might be named fan favourite?

Wed, 03/23/2022 - 21:04
Cinderella, Minamata and Sing 2 might not be nominated, but they could be named "fan favourite".

Coventry to host 'bumper weekends' to close City of Culture year

Wed, 03/23/2022 - 15:21
Events will include a parade watched by thousands, a world premiere show and a drone display.

Justin Bieber files to dismiss defamation lawsuit over assault claims

Wed, 03/23/2022 - 09:24
The singer filed the $20 million lawsuit in 2020 after being accused of sexual assault by two women.

Reading Festival: Deposit scheme mooted over discarded tents

Wed, 03/23/2022 - 08:48
A debrief raises concerns after 2,300 tents and 350 sleeping bags were left at Reading Festival.

Liverpool World Museum Benin exhibition to confront colonial history

Wed, 03/23/2022 - 03:59
A museum says showing works looted in the Benin City sacking will challenge "historical injustices".

Laptop art: From Vans to Harry Styles

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 21:25
Photography student Thorsten Mjölnir captures the way students decorate their laptops.

Some Disney staff stage walkout over Florida LGBT law

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 18:03
A handful of staff join a protest against the company's "apathetic" response to Florida's education bill.

Amanda Bynes: Judge ends former actress's nine-year conservatorship

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 15:31
The former child star was placed under the legal guardianship after drug and mental health problems.

The global music market was worth $26bn in 2021

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 15:19
Music industry revenues went up by 18.5% in 2021 thanks to hits by Adele, Taylor Swift and BTS.

Ed Sheeran awaits verdict in 'traumatising' Shape of You copyright trial

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 15:13
The star's lawyer says a copyright case over the song Shape of You should never have gone to court.

Oscars: Belfast director Sir Kenneth Branagh isolating ahead of awards

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 10:04
Sir Kenneth Branagh and actor Ciaran Hinds are both isolating in New York with coronavirus.

Megan Thee Stallion countersued in album dispute

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 09:17
Her record label wants damages awarded for claims Megan has "repeatedly breached her contracts".

Newark, Newark sitcom 'a homecoming' for Mathew Horne

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 03:06
The Gavin and Stacey star says it meant "so much" to use his native accent in the Gold sitcom.

Bridgerton: South Asian faces on TV 'makes me happy'

Mon, 03/21/2022 - 22:18
The casting in Bridgerton's new season is opening up an important conversation, aspiring actors say.

Asakaa: How drill music found a new home in Ghana

Mon, 03/21/2022 - 21:28
Asakaa, or Ghana drill, is the latest hot sound from Africa, following the global success of Afrobeats.

Oscars 2022: The best picture nominees in 60 seconds

Mon, 03/21/2022 - 21:02
Ten films are up for the best picture Academy Award - here they are in a minute.

Leukaemia survivor paired with West End star

Mon, 03/21/2022 - 03:01
A 12-year-old girl who has just recovered from leukaemia has been buddied with a West End star through Momentum Children's Charity.

War in Ukraine: Backlash in Russia against anti-war musicians

Sun, 03/20/2022 - 15:11
Banned from radio stations and rumoured black lists, artists against the war face a difficult moment.

Cobhams Asuquo: The Nigerian singer who hated his own voice

Sat, 03/19/2022 - 21:44
Cobhams Asuquo is now one of Nigeria's leading music figures but started his career behind the scenes.

Russia Today: Amol Rajan explains Ofcom's licence decision

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 08:17
Regulator Ofcom said Russia Today was not "fit and proper to hold a UK broadcasting licence".