Arts and Entertainment Kylie Minogue's arrival as a judge for The Voice saw the BBC show thrash ITV's Splash

BBC show thrashes ITV's Splash, where viewing figures dived

SuBo vs J-Lo

Britain's home-grown superstar has beaten the Hollywood diva to a role in the cult TV show 'Glee'. So what does she have that her rival doesn't?

Variety: The spice of life

Though the costumes are still gaudy, the corny gags and old-hat magic have vanished as entertainment from the old school returns

Junior Apprentice, BBC1<br/>Derren Brown Investigates, Channel 4

Teenage entrepreneurs show you're never too young to get swept away in cocky self-delusion

Bafta nod for Quentin Crisp actor John Hurt

John Hurt has been nominated for a TV Bafta for reprising the role of Quentin Crisp - 34 years after he received the award for playing the flamboyant gay writer in The Naked Civil Servant.

Win Tickets to the UK premiere of StreetDance

To celebrate the May 21st release of the world’s first ever 3D dance film, featuring appearances from Britain’s Got Talent stars George Sampson, Flawless and Diversity, we have joined forces with Vertigo films to give away a pair of tickets to attend the world premiere on the 10th May in London’s Leicester Square.

TV Talent judge Piers Morgan fined for speeding

Britain's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan has been fined and had points added to his driving licence after being clocked speeding, it was revealed today.

Piers Morgan set for US chat show

Piers Morgan is in talks to make a chat show in the US.

Simon Cowell to duck Britain's Got Talent auditions

Simon Cowell will not be doing the Britain's Got Talent auditions next year.

Comedians, Octagon Theatre, Bolton

David Thacker's revival of Trevor Griffiths's 1970s classic Comedians is amusing, but it's also provocative and extremely unsettling.

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Our island home really isn't so bad

We are not busted and have what it takes to rise to any number of challenges. Call it reactive patriotism if you like, the defence of the realm in its time of greatest need

Breaking loose: How street-dance took on the mainstream and won

Popping, tutting, waving, locking &ndash; a new generation is bringing its own modes of contemporary dance from the street to Sadler's Wells

Has ITV got the talent at last?

Things are looking up for the broadcaster with new chief Adam Crozier taking over as the advertising market rallies. Nick Clark reports

Viral video gives Soviet crooner an unlikely comeback

Shaun Walker reports from Moscow on the revival of a 1970s favourite

Diversity, HMV Apollo Hammersmith, London

Let's hear it for the (toy) boys
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Save the tiger: The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

Introducing the top 50 hidden spots in Britain
Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

How a disease that has claimed fewer than 2,000 victims in its history has earned a place in the darkest corner of the public's imagination
Chris Pratt: From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star
How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

Broadcasting plays and exhibitions to cinemas is a sure-fire box office smash
Shipping container hotels: Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Spending the night in a shipping container doesn't sound appealing, but these mobile crash pads are popping up at the summer's biggest events
Native American headdresses are not fashion accessories

Feather dust-up

A Canadian festival has banned Native American headwear. Haven't we been here before?
Boris Johnson's war on diesel

Boris Johnson's war on diesel

11m cars here run on diesel. It's seen as a greener alternative to unleaded petrol. So why is London's mayor on a crusade against the black pump?
5 best waterproof cameras

Splash and flash: 5 best waterproof cameras

Don't let water stop you taking snaps with one of these machines that will take you from the sand to meters deep
Louis van Gaal interview: Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era

Louis van Gaal interview

Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era
Will Gore: The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series

Will Gore: Outside Edge

The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series
The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The air strikes were tragically real

The air strikes were tragically real

The children were playing in the street with toy guns
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – The British, as others see us

Britain as others see us

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite
How did our legends really begin?

How did our legends really begin?

Applying the theory of evolution to the world's many mythologies
Watch out: Lambrusco is back on the menu

Lambrusco is back on the menu

Naff Seventies corner-shop staple is this year's Aperol Spritz