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Terry Jones: Monty Python star dies aged 77

Monty Python star Terry Jones has died at the age of 77, his agent has said. A statement from his family said: “We are deeply saddened to have to announce the passing of beloved ...

Grammy Awards are ‘ripe with corruption’ says ousted boss Deborah Dugan

Voting for the Grammy Awards is “ripe with corruption”, Recording Academy chief Deborah Dugan has claimed, days after she was suspended from her job. Dugan said she was ...

The writers breathing life into black British history

From an African girl who was “gifted” to Queen Victoria to a slave who took on his master in the British courts, several little-known but remarkable chapters of black ...

Netflix reveals The Crown viewing figures for the first time

A total of 73 million households worldwide have watched royal drama The Crown since it began in 2016, according to figures released by Netflix. It’s the first time the streaming ...

Ozzy Osbourne reveals Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

Rock star Ozzy Osbourne has revealed he has Parkinson’s disease. The Black Sabbath singer told US TV show Good Morning America he has a “mild form” and found out ...

Van Gogh self-portrait is genuine, experts decide

A brooding self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh has finally been declared genuine after years of uncertainty. Art experts have identified Self Portrait (1889) as the only work painted ...

Peter Hobday: Former Today programme host dies at 82

Peter Hobday, who co-presented BBC Radio 4’s Today programme in the 1980s and 90s, has died at the age of 82. Hobday was a regular on the flagship radio show for 14 years until ...

Eminem ‘crossed a line’, says Courteeners singer

Eminem’s chart rivals The Courteeners believe the rapper “crossed a line” by referencing the Manchester bomb attack in the lyrics to his new track. Marshall Mathers ...

Sara Bareilles: ‘Waitress changed my life’

When Sara Bareilles signed up to write the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical Waitress in 2013, she had no idea it would change her life. The show – which tells the story ...

Lord Hall to step down as BBC’s director general

Tony Hall is to step down as director general of the BBC in the summer, after seven years in the role. Lord Hall said the decision had been hard, adding: “If I followed my heart ...