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BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Cannes 2019: Festival fires opening warning to ‘ignorant’ world leaders

Wed, 15 May 2019 00:11:34 GMT

Festival jury president highlights immigration and climate change issues on political first day.

Eurovision 2019: Madonna's performance gets mixed reviews

Sun, 19 May 2019 01:50:08 GMT

The singer manages to make a political statement at Eurovision while fans are mixed about her performance.

How The Jeremy Kyle Show became a 'toxic brand'

Thu, 16 May 2019 11:29:45 GMT

ITV's decision to axe the show comes after 14 years of big ratings and controversial moments.

'I wrote a crime novel and went to prison'

Fri, 17 May 2019 11:14:50 GMT

Alice Feeney says her debut novel took her to unexpected places.

James Charles says it's been 'the darkest time in my life' since YouTube row

Sun, 19 May 2019 12:18:22 GMT

The 19-year-old responds to claims he tried to turn straight men gay.

Cannes 2019: Ken Loach says zero-hour contracts can 'kill' people

Fri, 17 May 2019 14:31:55 GMT

British filmmaker calls for "fundamental change" to working conditions for millions of Brits.

Rave on: Gary Clarke's Wasteland turns rave moves into contemporary dance

Thu, 16 May 2019 02:11:48 GMT

Choreographer Gary Clarke has copied moves from clubbers at the Hacienda.

Eurovision 2019: 'Boring' winner...? 'Incredible atmosphere'?

Sun, 19 May 2019 01:00:25 GMT

Eurovision audience members give their verdicts on the 2019 contest.

'Mini Monet' Kieron Williamson fulfils Venetian dream

Sun, 19 May 2019 23:11:15 GMT

The child art prodigy makes his first trip abroad as he follows in the footsteps of his favourite painters.

Game of Thrones finale gets mixed response

Mon, 20 May 2019 08:25:12 GMT

No plot spoilers - but fans and critics have been weighing in on the finale of season eight.

Schwarzenegger 'will not press charges' over South Africa attack

Sun, 19 May 2019 18:19:20 GMT

The actor says he will not press charges after being attacked at a public event in South Africa.

Dutch Eurovision winner says UK should 'step up' its entry

Sun, 19 May 2019 01:44:23 GMT

The winner of this year's Eurovision Song Contest says the UK should “step up" its entry.

Fans gather to view penultimate Game of Thrones episode

Fri, 17 May 2019 23:10:40 GMT

With only one final episode of the HBO series left, fans have plenty of theories about what might happen.

Eurovision: Is Brexit to blame for the UK's latest flop?

Mon, 20 May 2019 12:27:57 GMT

Some put the UK's last-place finish down to a Brexit backlash, but there are other factors at work.

MTV star 'felt pressured to have sex on screen'

Mon, 20 May 2019 08:44:54 GMT

Ex On The Beach's Jess Impiazzi says she felt like she was "in a brothel".

Ryan Tedder slams 'ludicrous' copyright cases

Mon, 20 May 2019 02:08:38 GMT

The star, who has written with Adele, Beyonce and Ed Sheeran, says court cases are stifling music.

Markus Birdman talks about his stroke in his comedy routine

Sat, 18 May 2019 23:38:25 GMT

Comedian Markus Birdman had a stroke at 40, and talks about the experience in his stand-up routine to raise awareness.

In pictures: Eurovision 2019

Sun, 19 May 2019 01:49:47 GMT

Images from the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.

Carly Rae Jepsen: Pop's queen of over-thinking

Fri, 17 May 2019 00:01:15 GMT

After four years and 200 songs, Carly Rae Jepsen's got a new album. "God, I went insane," she says.

Eurovision 2019: The contest highlights from start to finish

Sun, 19 May 2019 00:48:12 GMT

The contest's highlights - from singing in the shower and bendy poles to the Netherlands' triumph.

Eurovision 2019: Netherlands wins song contest

Sun, 19 May 2019 00:35:25 GMT

Duncan Laurence wins the contest with his song Arcade, but the UK's Michael Rice comes bottom.

Eurovision 2019: Five lessons learned

Sun, 19 May 2019 06:52:28 GMT

What the final of this year's song contest can teach us about geography, politics and hubris.

How bald black women navigate sexual harassment

Sun, 19 May 2019 23:19:26 GMT

Visual artist Ruth Sutoye explores the experiences of bald black women – sexual harassment was a clear theme.

Cannes 2019: Selena Gomez says social media 'terrible' for 'my generation'

Wed, 15 May 2019 12:27:24 GMT

The actress and singer urges people to set time limits on their online activity.

Cannes 2019: Mati Diop 'a little sad' to make history

Fri, 17 May 2019 11:23:38 GMT

Director is "moved" but "sad" to make history as the film festival's first black woman in competition.

Game of Thrones: How the women of Westeros took centre stage

Sat, 18 May 2019 23:15:05 GMT

Whatever you think of the show's plot, you can't deny the final season was all about the women of Ice and Fire.

Cannes 2019: Could streaming really cancel cinema?

Thu, 16 May 2019 14:28:09 GMT

The battle of the big streamers versus the big screens comes under the spotlight in Cannes.

Diego Maradona at Cannes: Touching the foot 'blessed by God'

Mon, 20 May 2019 01:54:27 GMT

Film-maker Asif Kapadia gets closer to Diego Maradona than any England defender ever could.

The Brazilian street artist who brings history to graffiti

Sat, 18 May 2019 23:43:35 GMT

Eduardo Kobra is a Brazilian street artist known for colourful historical figures and places.

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