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Arts and Entertainment Julianne Moore receives a devastating diagnosis as linguistics professor Alice Howland in Still Alice
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Julianne Moore gives a searing performance in an otherwise bland film

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Delhi bus gang rape accused Mukesh Singh brought to Delhi High Court under high security for hearing in New Delhi, 2013
Review: It's a tough watch, but the details of the brutal gang rape and murder of medical student needs to be shared if we want to strive for gender equality across the globe
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Boxing clever: cast members (from left), Mariam Rashid, Seherish Mahmood, Freyaa Ali, Saira Tabasum and Nayab Din
'No Guts, No Heart, No Glory' focuses on female Muslim boxers and is part of London's Women of the World Festival
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'The Magical World of the Mayas' (1964)
Carrington revolted against her bourgeois background in Thirties Lancashire, eloped to Paris with Max Ernst and became a record-breaking Surrealist artist
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Kurt Cobain performing for 'MTV Unplugged' in New York, shortly before his death

Brett Morgen's film debunks many of the myths surrounding the singer – including why he killed himself

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Myanna Buring, Julian Rhind-Tutt and Russell Tovey in 'Banished'
McGovern has turned inequality, tragedy and disaster. Now he tackles 18th-century crime and punishment

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Actress Julie Andrews (C) poses for a photo with the cast from (L-R) Charmain Carr, Debbie Turner and Kym Karath in back row, front row are Nicholas Hammond, Heather Menzies, Andrews, Angela Cartwright and Duane Chase in 2005

As The Sound of Music turns 50 we look back on what the film's actors did next

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François Chaignaud and Cecilia Bengolea’s TWERK

Our understanding of dance is strangely segregated

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Finnish punk band PKN hope to enter Eurovision 2015 and raise awareness for Down's Syndrome

The four-piece are third favourite to win the whole competition.

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Richard (left of centre) amongst the cast of Eastenders in the 90s
Producer argued that the soap is a real force for social change
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The pioneering author Yasar Kemal died at the age of 92

Kurdish campaigner was the first Turkish writer to be nominated for the Nobel prize for literature

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Danish noir: The writer Dorthe Nors believes that in today’s always-on-show world of online crowing, people are ‘desperate to be seen as happy, because that is to be successful’
The queen of the nordic short story, Dorthe Nors, spills Denmark’s dark secret
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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ with Judi Dench and Bill Nighy
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Review: Amiable sequel lacks sense of urgency

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Victoria Wood, Kayvan Novak, Alexa Chung, Chris Moyles
tvReview: No soggy bottoms, but plenty of other baking disasters on The Great Comic Relief Bake Off
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80s trailblazer: comedian Tracey Ullman
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Stephen Tompkinson is back as DCI Banks
tvReview: Episode one of the new series played it safe, but at least this drama has a winning formula
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Graham Norton said Irish broadcaster RTE’s decision to settle was ‘moronic’
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The crowd enjoy Latitude Festival 2014

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'I do think a woman's place is eventually in the home, but I see no harm in her having some fun before she gets there.'

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Chris Martin of Coldplay performs live for fans at Enmore Theatre on June 19, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

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Keith from The Office ten years on

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Maisie Williams prepares to enter the House of Black and White as Arya Stark in Game of Thrones season five

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Albert Hammond Junior of The Strokes performs at the Natural History Museum on July 6, 2006 in London, England.

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Howard Mollison, as played by Michael Gambon
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Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush in The King's Speech

The best TV shows and films coming to the service

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Jemima West in Channel 4's Indian Summers (Joss Barratt/Channel 4)
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Larry David performs in his play ‘Fish in the Dark'
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Kristin Scott Thomas outside the Royal Opera House before the ceremony (Getty)
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Kanye West found himself at the centre of a critical storm over the weekend after he apparently claimed to be “the next Mandela” during a radio interview
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A scene from Channel 4's Indian Summers
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Daniel Craig and Rory Kinnear film Spectre in London
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Drake continues to tease ahead of the release of his new album
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Leonard Nimoy as Mr Spock, whose expression was coveted by Alex Salmond as a young man
The actor passed away at his Bel Air home on Friday
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Actress Julia Stiles has had a varied career

Julia Stiles talks to Gerard Gilbert about her new role as a mother with a secret

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'Bomb damage, Gaza City'

The artist criticises the Israeli-held territory in his most provocative political work to date

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Ralph Fiennes takes centre stage in Man and Superman at the National Theatre
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Ralph Fiennes gives one of the best performances of his career at the National Theatre
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Katie Brayben’s take on Carole King has depth beyond a simple impression
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Review:Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

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The oddest photo from the night

Gillian Orr hands out brickbats (and the odd bouquet)

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Was everything awesome? Tegan Quin and Sara Quin of 'Tegan and Sara' and Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone of 'The Lonely Island' perform 'Everything Is Awesome' from The Lego Movie

What happened at the Academy Awards 2015? Tim Walker has all the answers

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The road to tomorrow night’s Oscars has been as long and eventful as it ever is
From the best snubbee to the most shameless campaign slogan
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Yershon has been shortlisted for the 'Mr Turner' score
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Kevin Spacey as a ruthless Frank Underwood in 'House of Cards'

We can sort the informed speculation from the rumour
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We are family: writer/stars Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney with Carrie Fisher (right) in ‘Catastrophe’

Grace Dent on TV: Comedy is bloody hard to do: which is why, when something as wonderfully funny as Channel 4’s Catastrophe appears, it feels so very, very exciting

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Who killed Lucy Beale? We've no idea
Spoiler Alert: It's a guessing game that has had EastEnders fans on their toes for almost a whole year
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British band Blur perform live in 2013

The band have also confirmed they will play British Summer Time in Hyde Park this summer

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Jonathan Ross in the Bake Off tent
Review: It's week two of The Great Comic Relief Bake Off
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Idil Sukan shot Olivia Colman backstage at the British Independent Film Awards in 2013
Idul Sukan's moody, intimate portraits of stand-ups are a far cry from the usual wacky comedy head-shots
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Attenborough with the primates
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Former Communards frontman Jimmy Somerville
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Secrets of JK Rowling's Harry Potter workings have been revealed in a new bibliography
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Fearne Cotton is leaving Radio 1 after a decade
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Public Service Broadcasting are going it alone
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Eddie Redmayne as transgender artist Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl
filmFirst look at Oscar winner as transgender artist
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Season three of 'House of Cards' will be returning later this month
TV reviewHouse of Cards returns to Netflix
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Harrison Ford will play Rick Deckard once again for the Blade Runner sequel
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The modern Thunderbirds: L-R, Scott, Virgil, Alan, Gordon and John in front of their home, the exotic Tracy Island
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Natural beauty: Aidan Turner stars in the new series of Poldark
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Taylor Swift won Best International Solo Female (Getty)

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Shining star: Maika Monroe, with Jake Weary, in ‘It Follows’
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Paloma Faith arrives at the Brit Awards (Getty)

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Anne Boleyn's beheading in BBC Two's Wolf Hall

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Follow every rainbow: Julie Andrews in 'The Sound of Music'
film Elizabeth Von Trapp reveals why the musical is so timeless
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Bytes, camera, action: Leehom Wang in ‘Blackhat’
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The Libertines will headline this year's festival
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Richard Dean Anderson in the original TV series, which ran for seven seasons from 1985-1992
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