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Feud erupts over Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber’s US chart position

Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber have defended themselves after rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine accused them of buying the number one spot on the US chart. The rapper claimed the pop stars ...

Shakespeare’s Globe theatre calls for urgent funds to avoid insolvency

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre has called for urgent funding to avoid going out of business due to the “devastating” impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The London ...

Leonardo DiCaprio backs DR Congo gorilla park campaign after attack

Leonardo DiCaprio has launched a campaign to support Africa’s oldest nature reserve after it came under a deadly attack last month. Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic ...

Just Sam: American Idol crowns first ever ‘at home’ winner

American Idol’s 18th winner, Just Sam, celebrated alone on Sunday after taking part in the finale under lockdown in Los Angeles. Samantha Diaz, 21, from Harlem, New York, was ...

Coronavirus: Live entertainment is evolving online to be a lifeline

From gigs to plays and quizzes, live entertainment has moved online during lockdown – and creative minds are coming up with new ideas to give us back some of the human connection ...

Eurovision Song Contest: Graham Norton to lead celebration

The BBC will broadcast a series of programmes celebrating Eurovision on Saturday – the night this year’s song contest was due to take place. The 2020 contest was cancelled ...

Astrid Kirchherr: Beatles photographer dies aged 81

Astrid Kirchherr, the German photographer whose early shots of The Beatles helped turn them into icons, has died aged 81. She took the first photo of the band in Hamburg in 1960, ...

Pretty Things frontman Phil May dies aged 75

Phil May, the frontman of The Pretty Things, has died aged 75 after suffering complications from emergency hip surgery. A representative of the rock ‘n’ roll band confirmed ...

Dame Vera Lynn breaks her own chart record

Dame Vera Lynn has become the oldest singer to score a UK top 40 album, beating her own record. The 103-year-old star’s greatest hits collection, titled 100, re-entered the ...

Katherine Ryan says miscarriage made her feel ‘shameful’

Katherine Ryan has said her miscarriage in February made her feel “embarrassed and shameful”, adding women and girls need more information on losing a baby. “I think ...