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Heartbeat actor William Simons dies aged 79

Image caption One of Simons’ BBC roles was in The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries between 1990 and 1994 Heartbeat actor William Simons, who charmed Sunday evening...

Sync or swim: How TV shows like Love Island are breaking new bands

Image copyright ITV Image caption Lusaint (right) saw downloads of her song spike after it was featured on Love Island Last week, a two-year-old cover of En...

Cardi B charged with strip club assault

Image copyright Getty Images US rapper Cardi B has been formally charged with assault, relating to a fight at a New York City strip club. The former stripper, whose real...

Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorship

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rylance said he was quitting to “lend strength” to progressive voices in the RSC Actor Mark Rylance has resigned...

Elton John awarded France’s highest civilian award Legion d’Honneur

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer was presented with the award at France’s presidential palace Sir Elton John has been awarded France’s...

Bradford Literature Festival boycott over anti-extremism cash

Image copyright Bradford Literature Festival Image caption The Bradford Literature Festival is due to begin on 28 June Six authors have pulled out of a literature...

John Malkovich tackles ‘difficult’ Weinstein-inspired play

Media captionJohn Malkovich tells BBC reporter Tim Moffatt he doesn’t see “bad behaviour ending any time soon” The first West End play to be inspired...

Danny Baker to revive show axed by BBC as a podcast

Image copyright Getty Images Sacked BBC radio broadcaster Danny Baker has announced he’s to return with a new twice-weekly podcast in 2020. Baker was fired from...

Why talking about race is ‘like going to the dentist’

Media caption“We have schools in Africa!” – Elijah Lawal Author Elijah Lawal wants readers to think about race and “call out stereotypes”....

Freddie Mercury: ‘Lost’ song Time Waits For No One premieres on Radio 2

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The song was originally recorded for the West End musical Time A previously unheard Freddie Mercury track has premiered on BBC...