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Call to 'open the doors' for sign language users

Thu, 03/17/2022 - 22:43
Campaigners are eagerly awaiting a new law bill requiring public bodies to promote sign language.

Sam Ryder: TikTok star to sing Space Man for UK at Eurovision 2022

Thu, 03/10/2022 - 06:18
The British TikTok star will perform his song Space Man at the global music event in Turin.

The Marvellous Neil Baldwin is back to make us feel better

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 22:20
Baldwin was played by Toby Jones in the Bafta-winning BBC film Marvellous, which is now on stage.

Dolly Parton partners with James Patterson for first novel

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 21:01
Dolly Parton has written her first novel with the help of best-selling author James Patterson.

Ukraine: Cardiff orchestra pulls Tchaikovsky music over war

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 18:24
Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra says it would be inappropriate to play the Russian composer's music.

Ed Sheeran's co-writer John McDaid calls plagiarism 'abhorrent'

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 13:47
John McDaid, who helped Sheeran write Shape Of You, says he would "never" copy another artist's work.

Revolver Records pulls releases from Russian market amid Ukraine war

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 12:24
Revolver Records has released albums by the Stone Roses, Leo Sayer and The Scorpions.

Encanto: Director invites glasses 'hero' Lowri to Bafta film awards

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 12:22
The 12-year-old wrote to Disney in 2019 asking them to create a lead female character with glasses.

Olivier Awards: Eddie Redmayne's Cabaret leads nominations

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 06:29
A West End revival of the musical, starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley, is up for 11 prizes.

Coronation Street: ITV soap unveils plans for new set

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 03:08
Work on Weatherfield Precinct is due to start this week and will take six months to build.

Bournemouth ballet class gives boys 'a place to be themselves'

Wed, 03/09/2022 - 03:06
A dance teacher from Bournemouth has started boys-only classes to encourage more male dancers.

How artists are using art to highlight Ukraine war

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 19:58
Artists creating works about the war in Ukraine say it is a "powerful tool" to make people think.

Ukraine war: BBC News journalists resume English-language broadcasts from Russia

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 15:33
Journalists' work was put on hold last week after the introduction of a strict new media law.

Ukrainian actor Pasha Lee killed in Russian bombardment

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 13:42
Pasha Lee, 33, had signed up to defend his country at the start of the war.

Vamps star tells of liposuction body-image pressure

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 10:43
James Brittain-McVey tells MPs he wishes he had talked to friends about worries over how he looked.

Clive Myrie: The Ukrainians I met are not about to give up

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 09:25
The presenter reflects on the indomitable locals he met in Kyiv - convinced they would defeat the Russians.

The all-female radio station that helped 'pave the way' for equality

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 08:21
Starting the UK's first female radio station challenged the view of women as "husband substitutes".

Glass Animals: UK band's hit Heat Waves sets new record to top US chart

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 06:36
The Oxford group's hit Heat Waves finally reaches number one after 59 weeks, the longest ever ascent.

War in Ukraine: Live-streaming music from a Kharkiv basement

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 03:38
Alex's house was destroyed by shelling, and he and his bandmates are sheltering in their basement studio.

Bhavana Menon: India actress breaks silence on sexual assault

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 01:06
Bhavana Menon's sexual assault made headlines, especially after Malayali superstar Dileep was named as an accused.